More IRS Articles

  • When is a scandal not a scandal?

    President Obama has flouted the law again and again - unilaterally rewriting the health law at least 18 times since passage; changing immigration law by executive fiat (after having explained that to do so would be beyond the scope of his constitutional authority); dictating that union claims...

  • If you think the IRS' latest claim on 'lost' emails is unprecedented, Gawker has some news for you

    As the Internal Revenue Service tries its best to convince a skeptical nation that it's unable to recover nearly two years' worth of subpoenaed emails because of a supposed computer crash, it's important to remember that this isn't the first time that a federal agency has “struggled” to produce...

  • Yes, we have heard of computers crashing --- and no, we're not stupid

    A White House official said Monday that "it's a fact" that two years' worth of subpoenaed emails belonging to disgraced former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner were wiped out in a mysterious computer crash.

  • Two reasons why IRS scandal is not going away anytime soon

    There are many reasons why the IRS scandal won't be going away any time soon, but two of the biggest are Cleta Mitchell and Jay Sekulow. Mitchell is a tough-as-nails Washington attorney and former Oklahoma Democratic state legislator who specializes in campaign finance law and represents...

  • Darrell Issa subpoenas IRS commissioner over lost Lois Lerner emails

    House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa has subpoenaed the commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service to testify next week before Congress about a trove of lost emails that could contain evidence of a plan to targeted conservative groups. Issa, R-Calif., will...

  • New emails show IRS targeting of Tea Party groups followed demands by Obama, congressional Democrats

    Former Internal Revenue Service executive Lois Lerner launched the federal tax agency's program targeting Tea Party and conservative non-profits in 2010 because “we won't be able to stay out of this -- we need a plan.”



From the Weekly Standard

  • Note to the House GOP: Kill the Bill

    The House Republican leadership is having trouble getting 218 votes for its immigration bill.

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  • A Fetish For Zizek

    It’s surely the most hilarious academic story so far this year: Slavoj Zizek, the most Marxist-chic of all Marxist-chic philosophers, has been caught plagiarizing an article from American...

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  • Lamar Alexander in the Crosshairs

    Nashville One name is ubiquitous at a July 22 rally for Republican Senate candidate Joe Carr, and it isn’t Joe Carr’s. Lamar Alexander, the Tennessee senator Carr hopes to defeat in the August 7...

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