People who marry the person they love do not always love
that person or have a successful marriage.
The entire tax system depends upon the vast majority of
people who attempt to pay the taxes they owe.
People pay taxes when they have confidence that they are being treated fairly and that their competitors and neighbors are also paying what is due.
If people conclude that the IRS cannot meet these basic
expectations, the risk to the tax system will be high and the effects difficult to reverse.
Since 1976, states in the United States have executed
612 people and released 81 from death row who were found to be innocent.
The criminal justice system is not accurate in capital cases.
There is no reason to believe that the non-capital
criminal justice system is more accurate than the
If the criminal justice system makes half the mistakes in non-capital cases it makes in capital cases, thousands of
Innocent people live in our prisons.
In the 1990s, Texas added more people to prisons (98,081)
than New YorkÆs entire prison population (73,233).
If prisons are a cure for crime, Texas should have
mightily outperformed New York from a crime-control
From 1990 to 1998 the decline in New YorkÆs crime rate
exceeded the decline in TexasÆs crime rate by 26 percent.
It is futile to be overly-reliant on prisons as a
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