...(might as well say anywhere) in 20 years of faithful daily reading:
Holman W. Jenkins, Jr..WSJ "Bradley Birkenfeld, Hero of Tax Reform" 824 words Saturday 15 September 2012
Samples: "Their tax evasion (Swiss Bank Accounts) in other words was likely incidental to the real purpose of their UBS accounts: to have a nest egg where the U.S. government and U.S. legal system didn't know about it."
"One thing on which we all might agree is that few experiences are as satisfying as being treated fairly, and with respect, by your government. How many users of Form 1040 feel that way?"
"Call them paranoid, but some of our wealthy citizens apparently aren't prepared merely to worry about the myriad ways they can be unwillingly parted from their wealth in America. ... Your government decides, based on some inventive reading of criminal law, that what belongs to you actually belongs to it. Your president becomes enamored of tax hikes that serve no purpose except to punish the rich."
[AHN: If you punish the rich long enough, especially by taking their money away from them, you will inevitably reach the point where every one has the exact same amount of money - zero! This was tried before: See Soviet Russia, North Korea]
I've lived in Detroit, St Louis, Kansas City, Pittsburgh PA, Marblehead MA. Worked as tech rep in Southern CA, Bay area, NYC, I've been to Europe a dozen times (Ireland, UK, Scotland, Sweden, Finland, Belgium.
Favorite restaurants are Gene & Georgetti's in Chicago, Roma Cafe in Detroit, Frankie and Johnie's in NYC, Rigazzi's on the hill in St. Louis (Also Charlie Gitto's, was Angelo's when I went there.)
For about a year I had small offices in Clayton MO, in the Country Club Plaza in KC. I rode a ten-speed bike around Lake Michigan (The bottom half in one week in June 1978, another week for the top half in 1980, used the Badger both times.
Don't get to travel much anymore, but still try to rent a car and go around the Lake in March every year. Sure, there's still snow, and it's not warm, OTOH there are no bugs and no toursts. Greatest little tavern in the world is Sherry's Port Bar in Garden UP MI