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By Parrillo Nicholas R.

In the United States this present day, a public official’s lawful source of revenue involves a wage. yet until eventually a century in the past, the legislations often approved officers to earn money on a profit-seeking foundation. Prosecutors gained a cost for every defendant convicted. Tax creditors acquired a reduce of every evasion exposed. Naval officials took a gift for every send sunk. The record is going on. This e-book is the 1st to rfile American government’s “for-profit” previous, to find how profit-seeking outlined officers’ courting to the citizenry, and to give an explanation for how lawmakers—by banishing the revenue cause in want of the salary—transformed that dating forever.

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