Without stealing Bernard's thunder, several radio pundits are taking up this theme (finally), to abolish the IRS.
"... the worst, I think, is the one about the IRS targeting political opponents of the president. Why that one? How about … because it’s the IRS!"
And the US g'ment really does not need the personal income tax revenue stream. A simple 0.1% SEC "fee" on large stock market, commodities market and bond market transactions would produce more revenue than the all individual income revenue. (The bond market alone is more than a US$ Trillion Dollars ... go figure. )