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Contractor: Easy to Find Lerner's 'Lost' Emails

Alana Cook, WND

The CEO of a major a fed. contractor, which has several contracts with the Treasury Dept., says it should be easy for IRS contractors to retrieve the “lost” emails of Lois Lerner, and says it's 'very unlikely' they're 'not stored on backup machine.'

Is the Federal Government “Fully Successful” for You?

As CHQ Chairman Richard Viguerie documents in his new book TAKEOVER, the fact is it hasn’t mattered whether Big Government establishment Republicans or Big Government Democrats held the White House or controlled Congress; government has grown larger and less accountable and scandals such as those plaguing the VA have become more common.

Issa Calls On WHouse Attorney to Testify On IRS Email Scandal

Patrick Howley, Daily Caller

Darrell Issa requested the testimony of White House’s Jennifer O’Connor at next Tues.’s hearing on the IRS lost emails. O’Connor worked at the IRS during its conservative targeting scandal. Issa thinks she “knew or should have known” that ex-IRS official Lois Lerner’s emails were missing.

Lois Lerner Email Cover-up May Succeed

Thomas Lifson, American Thinker

The White House claims that they have no records of any suspicious emails from Lerner regarding the IRS targeting scandal, and now it's been revealed that the hard drive was destroyed. Congress is powerless to root around White House records and find emails from Lerner. 

Why Issa Asked the IRS to Hand Over Hard Drive

Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner

Darrell Issa issued a subpoena to the Internal Revenue Service, ordering the agency to turn over the hard drive they claim is responsible for wiping out two years of critical email communications. Issa has dramatically widened his probe into the IRS after the agency announced last week that it had lost the emails.

IRS Claims It Lost Lerner Emails

Brett Logiurato, Business Insider

The IRS claimed it had lost 2 years' worth of emails from Lois Lerner relating to the agency's targeting of conservative groups' tax-exempt status. The claim sparked outrage from congressional investigators and could reignite another controversy for Obama. 

IRS: Employers Face $36,500 Per Worker OCare Dumping Tax

Wynton Hall, Breitbart

The IRS ruled it will impose a tax penalty on employers of up to $36,500 per worker for dumping employees into the Obamacare exchanges instead of providing insurance.

IRS Scandal: Another Unforeseen Consequence of 16th Amendment

Jeffrey L. Scribner, American Thinker

Changing the way the fed. gov't gets the bulk of its revenue wouldn't necessarily change the way fed. money is spent or what it is spent on. But it would tend to make that spending much more efficient and would tend to take the fed. gov't out of several areas where it now funds activities managed by the states, like Medicaid.  

Judicial Watch: New Docs Show IRS HQ Control of Tea Party Targeting

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton and his team have uncovered documents showing that officials in the IRS headquarters were responsible for the illegal delays of Tea Party applications. These documents also confirm the unprecedented pressure from congressional Democrats to go after President Obama’s political opponents.

House GOP Find 10% of TEAParty Donors Audited by IRS

Stephen Dinan, Washington Times

Despite assurances to the contrary, the IRS didn’t destroy all of the donor lists scooped up in its tea party targeting, and a check of those lists reveals that the tax agency audited 10% of those donors, much higher than the audit rate for average Americans.

Holder Yawns After House Holds Lois Lerner In Contempt of Congress

Holding Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress isn’t a bad idea or unconstitutional as Democrats claim. The problem is that successfully prosecuting Lerner hinges on the action of Attorney General Eric Holder, himself a target of a contempt of Congress resolution. Sign our petition to impeach Attorney General Eric Holder here.

One Year Later: Americans Targeted by the Obama’s IRS Deserve Justice

Matthew Clark, Red State

This unlawful and unconstitutional targeting scheme continues to this day. We will continue to fight to ensure that those who were targeted by their gov't for their political beliefs receive the justice they deserve, that the Constitution is defended, and this abuse never happens again.

House GOP Probes on IRS, Benghazi Bring Peril for Dems

Stephen Dinan, Washington Times

With votes looming to create a special committee to investigate the Benghazi attacks, hold former IRS official Lois G. Lerner in contempt of Congress and demand a special counsel to look into the IRS, House Republicans have created a political minefield for Democrats in tough re-election races. 

House to Focus on IRS Targeting, Senate Takes on Keystone

Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner

The House this week will vote on whether to hold a former top IRS official Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress, while Senate lawmakers will grapple with legislation that would green light construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project.

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.

Did Illegals Misusing SSNs Earn More on Average Than U.S. Women?

Terence P. Jeffrey

Given the government's manifest tolerance toward those who employ illegal aliens, how consistent have some of those employers been in filing erroneous or inaccurate W-2s?

Lois Lerner, IRS Sued for Alleged Illegal Disclosures

Mark J. Fitzgibbons, American Thinker

Citing “unconstitutional scrutiny” and “illegal release” of its application for tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(4) of the tax code, Texas-based nonprofit organization Freedom Path has sued Lois Lerner, unknown IRS officials, and the IRS.

IRS Agents Who Dodged Taxes Get $1Mill. in Bonuses

Mary Katherine Ham, Hot Air

Surely in the untold reams of regulations, they could codify that they shouldn’t give piles of money to people charged with collecting your piles of money who then neglect to pay the proper piles of money to the organization for whom they’re charged with collecting piles of money!

IRS Revokes Conservative Org’s Tax-Exempt Status Over Anti-Clinton Statements

Jessica Chasmar, The Washington Times

The IRS has revoked the tax-exempt status of a conservative charity, The Patrick Henry Center for Individual Liberty, for making statements critical of Hillary Rodham Clinton and John Kerry.

A New, More Sinister IRS Scandal

J. Christian Adams, PJ Media

Democrats and leftists at the Justice Dept, the Senate, and the IRS discussed jailing political opponents. Just wait until the American people learn more about the modern American version of history’s speech regulators.