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Tasers are tools for forcing compliance, not less-lethal alternatives to pistols

http://www.news.com.au/national/man-shot-with-taser-stun-gun-dies-in-sydney/story-e6frfkvr-1226302868915 Unarmed, running away, and possibly having stolen some biscuits the police decided to taser this person instead of physically arresting him. Why? The police will close ranks and spout propaganda in their defence like they always do. After all they always judge their own cases in the court systems so there is no risk […]

Tax of the Person

The ATO (Australian Tax Office) has a massive body of legislation that contains some very interesting passages. One of them is that a taxed person can claim the cost of ‘managing tax affairs’. This is not defined or limited in the legislation. What occurred to KWJ, your author, is that as a person you can […]