Well now, this little development gives me the Warm ‘N Fuzzies:
This would allow the IRS to meaningfully link tens of millions of tax returns, billions of information returns, and trillions of bank and credit card transactions, phone records and even social media posts. For example, if a U.S. citizen moves money from a Swiss bank to some other offshore bank, then uses credit or debit cards to spend the money in the U.S., Palantir’s software can link those transactions. It could also flag a person whose tax return shows relatively low annual income but whose social-media posts indicate something entirely different.
As Gummint is so fond of saying:
Me, I feel more like this:
…preparatory to this:
And now, if you’ll excuse me, I’m off to the range for a little AK-47 time.