IRS Scandals

Jeanne Shaheen Conspired W/ WHouse Insider On IRS Targeting Scandal

Patrick Howley, Daily Caller

Dem. NH Sen. Jeanne Shaheen was principally involved in a plot with Lois Lerner and Obama’s political appointee at the IRS to lead a program of harassment against conservative nonprofit groups during the '12 election.

House Dems: No Political Motivation in IRS Targeting

Bernie Becker, The Hill

Democrats are working hard to counter GOP efforts to keep the IRS controversy center stage.

IRS Abuses Civil Forfeiture Law

George F. Will, NewsMax

Civil forfeiture proceeds on the guilty-until-proven-innocent principle, forcing property owners of limited means to hire lawyers and engage in protracted proceedings against a government with limitless resources, just to prove their innocence.

Tax Dodge: Panel Urges Public to Thwart IRS Effort to Torpedo Conservative Groups

Haley Halverson and Ken McIntyre, Heritage Foundation Blog

The IRS overstepped legal boundaries -- and then some. “These people don’t want transparency -- they want a target list.”

Obama Scandals: Enough Already!

David Limbaugh, TownHall

Obama must believe he's politically untouchable at this point, given his seeming indifference to the multitude of scandals, failures and other outrages for which he is directly responsible.

Congress Should Abolish the IRS

Bob Unruh, WND

Three Congressmen am to repeal the 16th Amendment, effectively canceling federal income taxes. Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-OK, argues the 4th Amendment guarantees the “right of people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures.”

Did O Draw IRS-TeaParty Target Map?

Fred Lucas, The Blaze

“The president of the United States gave the IRS a road map to investigate the tea party in the United States,” said David French, senior counsel to the conservative American Center for Law and Justice.

IRS Plays Politics W/ Shutdown

Dan Reihl, Breitbart

With the IRS now claiming that tax refunds will be delayed because of the recent government shut-down, it's worth highlighting that the same was true last year.

Immunity for Lois Lerner?

Patrick Howley, Daily Caller

The lawyers for retiring Lois Lerner are negotiating with Darrell Issa’s House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about possibly gaining immunity to testify again in the IRS investigative hearings.

Lerner Exit Doesn't End IRS Scandal

Linda Feldmann, Christian Science Monitor

“Lerner’s exit does not alter the Oversight Committee’s interest in understanding why applicants for tax exempt status were targeted and inappropriately treated because of their political beliefs,” said Rep. Issa.

IRS Preaches Right Wing Conspiracy

Patrick Howley, Daily Caller

A Dem congressman condemned a “right-wing conspiracy” and said that voter ID laws could have prevented O’s presidency during a '12 event in which the IRS coached black ministers in how to engage in campaign activity.