IRS scandal

Plot Thickens in IRS Scandal

Patrick Howley, Daily Caller

The liberal nonprofit that pressed Shulman to target conservatives houses his wife’s group.

Letter of Support Ted Cruz Abolish the IRS

To:
The Honorable Ted Cruz, U.S. Senator for Texas

To: The Honorable Ted Cruz

We Support Your Efforts to Abolish the IRS!

Thank you for recognizing the IRS’s bullying of Americans and for taking up the brave charge to abolish this crony-filled bureaucracy.

Ted Cruz: IRS Won’t Get Away with It

Kathleen McKinley, Houston Chronicle

Cruz brought TX Tea Party leaders together at a presser to share their awful IRS experiences.

The Washington Post Aiding and Abetting Obama Cover-Up of IRS Targeting of Tea Party

The editors of The Washington Post bought the political spin from the Obama administration and congressional Democrats even when it was flatly contradicted by the Inspector General charged with actually investigating the targeting of the Tea Party for the Treasury.

Cruz Has It Right: Abolish The IRS

Advocates of big government would like us to believe that the IRS can be trusted to implement Obamacare because the targeting of the Tea Party was merely bureaucratic bungling by a couple of poor, overworked government drones in Cincinnati. Ted Cruz says don't believe them and don't trust them, and we agree.

Treasury: IRS Didn't Target Lib Groups

Bernie Becker, The Hill

Treasury’s IG said that progressives weren’t on the IRS target list. That was before he said they were.

Tea Party Lawsuit Against The IRS Expands To 41 Plaintiffs

A lawsuit brought by the American Center for Law and Justice against the IRS for selected political screening of nonprofits added 16 new plaintiffs Tuesday, bringing the total to 41 conservative and tea party groups seeking to sue the federal government, Jay Sekulow, chief counsel of the ACLJ, has announced.

IRS Paid $46M to Immigrant Frauds

Michael Dorstewitz, Bic Pac Review

Two IRS employees tried to report thousands of undocumented aliens filed & received tax refunds.

T Party Mistakes Compounded Abuse

Joel B. Pollak, Breitbart

IRS targeting didn’t help, but the Tea Party’s lack of leadership was its worst flaw of 2012.

IRS Blunted Tea Party Ground Game

Stan Veuger, Real Clear Markets

The evidence certainly suggests the Tea Party’s 2012 effectiveness was limited by the government.

IRS: Tea Party Scrutiny Biz As Usual

Deirdre Shesgreen and Gregory Korte, USA Today

The IRS claims their lack of facts on tea parties’ political activity made extra scrutiny necessary.

IRS in DC Admits Handling Tea Party

Tony Lee, Breitbart

An IRS supervisor based in Washington says she personally handled 20-30 Tea Party applications.

We Just Don’t Trust the Government

Scott Rasmussen, GOP USA

The government must change its behavior in order to earn the trust of the people it serves.

Think IRS is Bad Now? Just Wait

Sen. Orrin Hatch, WSJ

The govt’s tax collector already has big issues, but what happens when Obamacare arrives?

Long Slog for House GOP IRS Probes

Bernie Becker and Peter Schroeder, The Hill

Investigations into IRS targeting of Tea Parties has not revealed much so far, but it’s still early.

Congress Widens IRS-Tea Party Probe

Kim Dixon, Reuters

IRS lawyer Carter Hull and 20 other IRS employees will be questioned. Will it reveal the discriminator?

NSA And IRS Scandals Show The Leviathan Has Slipped Its Chains

The NSA and IRS scandals have shown Americans that the federal Leviathan has slipped its chains – it is now up to the limited-government constitutional conservatives of the Tea Party, libertarian and conservative movements to rally the people to bring it to heel.

Big Brother Obama is Watching

Phyllis Schlafly, GOP USA

Obama’s new America includes harassing political foes while snooping in on everyone else’s business.

Levin: The Constitution’s Churchill

Jeffrey Lord, American Spectator

IRS, NSA, Obamacare, auto black boxes vindicate the author of back-to-Constitution basics.

Audit the IRS

Mark J. Fitzgibbons, American Thinker

“People fear government not just because it has power; it's the lawlessness of government.”