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Friday, February 6, 2009

American hero

Posted By on Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 10:11 AM

David Kinkade at The Arkansas Project, too busy looking for swimsuit shots to mess with serious stuff, alerts me to a Washington Post obit on an Arkansas native worth a moment of appreciation. He was Donald Alexander, born in Pine Bluff, who as IRS commissioner refused Richard Nixon's effort to use the tax agency as a political tool. He died this week at age 87.

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