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Philander Knox

The Income Tax is Not Turning 100 -- Yet

Joseph J. Thorndike | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics
Joseph J. Thorndike

Today is not the centennial of the income tax. If you're chomping at the bit to celebrate - and you're determined to ignore the Civil War version of the tax passed in 1862 - then you still have some waiting to do.

Banana Republic

Lapham's Quarterly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lapham's Quarterly

No Latin American nation has dangled at the end of the U.S. State Department's marionette strings more wretchedly than Nicaragua, leading them to harbor a particularly personal distrust of the Yankee colossus.