BREAKING NEWS – New York City, New York – According to the IRS, civil rights activist Al Sharpton presently owes $2.6 million in federal taxes. The MSNBC host of Politics Nation stated on the air, that when the IRS was created in 1862, tax laws did not apply to blacks because the Civil War had not yet ended. He explained that his decision to ignore their demand for payment is based on history.  Sharpton’s new attorney has demanded that he stops talking about this issue on the air, and to refrain from taking legal advice from Wesley Snipes through collect calls.