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More Money Won’t Win the War on Cancer

August 29, 2013 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Forty-two years after President Nixon signed the National Cancer Act and declared the “war on cancer,” it’s virtually impossible to separate cancer from money—walks, bike rides and pink ribbons entice people to donate more and more. To question the need for more funding to help cancer patients seems almost sacrilege. ...

No taxes, no travel: Why the IRS wants the right to seize your passport

April 17, 2012 You're standing at the airport. The ticket agent clacks away on the keyboard. She looks up. "I'm sorry," she says. "We can't let you board the plane today." Why? "It's the IRS. They say you haven't paid all of your taxes." It sounds like the opening scene of a straight-to-DVD ...