The Gift For The One Who Prevents You From Doing Everything

From the National Archives, give the gift of authentic red tape:

At last—a government term that means exactly what it says. Official United States documents were once bound with red twill tape that had to be “cut through” to gain access. This encased bit of “red tape” is from Civil War documents found in the records of the Union Army, by volunteers of the Civil War Records Conservation Corp at the National Archives…

(Hat tip to Hit & Run, the Reason magazine blog.)

Josh Poulson

Posted Sunday, Dec 9 2007 09:01 AM

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