By Mark Tapscott | 06/27/14 04:31 PM
Internal Revenue Service officials will have to explain to a federal judge July 10 why the tax agency didn't inform the court that Lois Lerner's emails had been lost.
By Mark Tapscott | 06/27/14 10:55 AM
Ever get tired of hearing people preface sentences with "Like" and end them with "know what I mean?" There are lots of such irritations among political pundits, too.
By Mark Tapscott | 06/27/14 09:04 AM
There were 26 reports between 2000 and 2011 by government investigators and auditors describing the problems now known as the "VA scandal." Those reports cover the six years of President Obama's tenure in the Oval Office, as well as President George W. Bush's two terms. So why wasn't something...
By Mark Tapscott | 06/26/14 08:59 AM
For reasons known only to Richard Nixon, the disgraced former president refused to burn the Watergate tapes despite being urged to do so by then-Secretary of the Treasury John Connally. Connally wasn't alone in that opinion, as renowned defense lawyer Edward Bennett Williams held the same...
By Mark Tapscott | 06/25/14 07:52 AM
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, the ranking minority member of the panel, struck a blow Tuesday for maintaining agreement across the partisan aisle on the importance of protecting the public's right to know what its government is doing.
By Mark Tapscott | 06/24/14 09:06 AM
Sometimes, videos tell the story far better than any written words possibly could and that is especially the case with last night's hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on the IRS scandal.
By Mark Tapscott | 06/23/14 08:06 AM
Ever hear of Arkansans for Common Sense? Probably not, since it was formed to boost former Sen. Blanche Lincoln's re-election campaign in 2010. But you will hear about it in the days ahead.
By Mark Tapscott | 06/20/14 09:54 AM
If you've ever loved a dog, especially a Lab, go right now to "Remembering Jetta," written by Micah Sifry of Personal Democracy Forum fame.
By Mark Tapscott | 06/20/14 08:35 AM
Federal immigration officials posted on a government procurement website an open-ended Request for Information from companies providing "escort services for unaccompanied alien children."
By Mark Tapscott | 06/19/14 08:56 AM
An estimated 90,000 children are expected to cross the U.S. border from Mexico this year in a swelling flood of seemingly spontaneous illegal immigration. The flood was sparked, according to the conventional wisdom in the federal government and the mainstream media, by widespread gang and drug...
By Mark Tapscott | 06/18/14 08:47 AM
It's often said in the journalism business that there's no news when a dog bites a man but lots of it when the man sinks his choppers in the dog. But what happens when the dog named "EPA" finds itself on the wrong end of the man named "Facts" concerning the alleged benefits of President...
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