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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.

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.

Knock on Doors to BEAT LAMAR: Alexander Likely to Vote YES on Amnesty Bill

Everyone knows that Lamar Alexander’s public stance that he is ‘reviewing’ the 1,000 page Gang of Eight bill is mere pretense. Any principled conservative who reads the details of the bill, which contains numerous crony capitalist handouts, is very expensive, and will not secure the border, would immediately and loudly proclaim his or her opposition to it.

Dems Trying to Demonize Cuccinelli

John Fund, National Review Online

They’re portraying Cuccinelli as a wild-eyed wacko with a sidekick who’s even crazier than he is.

How to Properly Investigate the IRS

James Freeman, WSJ

Attorney Cleta Mitchell’s road map for identifying the culprits doesn't stop in Cincinnati.

Blame Conservatives for IRS Targets?

David Morgan and Kim Dixon, Reuters

A Repub IRS manager claims he and a colleague gave Right groups extra scrutiny. Case closed?

Has The New York Times Joined The Tea Party?

If the editors of the New York Times had the real commitment to honesty, integrity, and constitutional principles that Tea Partiers have, they would be reporting and breaking news on the front page every day about Obama’s threats to freedom -- instead of just once a month buried inside on the editorial page.

8 Tea Party Governors Up In 2014

Susan Page, USA Today

Four years after the Tea Party wave election of 2010, these governors face their first re-election.

The IRS Must Reimburse Victims Like Karen Kenney

We urge Congress to pass legislation to make whole the victims of IRS abuse, such as Karen Kenney and the San Fernando Valley Patriots, who abandoned their efforts to gain tax-exempt status in the face of IRS intimidation and political discrimination. To do any less rewards the law breaking committed by the Obama administration's IRS.

Turning Tables on the Police State

Joseph Farah, WND

Farah says Congress should quit with the hearings and just take the data directly from the agencies.

Michele Bachmann’s Real Legacy

Penny Nance, Washington Times

She showed that socially and fiscally conservative, responsible women have a place at the table.

IRS is No Mere Political Scandal

The Editors, Washington Examiner

The widespread and pervasive IRS abuse threatens the fundamental health of our political system.

Tyranny Begins With A Letter From A Bureaucrat

"When all are guilty, no one is; confessions of collective guilt are the best possible safeguard against the discovery of culprits, and the very magnitude of the crime the best excuse for doing nothing." Congress must get to the bottom of who ordered the oppressive targeting of the Obama administration's political opponents described at yesterday's House Ways and Means Committee hearing.

Why Haters Hate Michele Bachmann

Patrick O’Hannigan, American Spectator

In the age of political correctness, any telegenic leader who questions liberalism must be ridiculed.

IRS Victims’ Fiery Words on Tyranny

John Hayward, Human Events

Several Right leaders gave fervent testimony. Some said they got menacing letters from Lois Lerner.

Ken Cuccinelli Gets in the Game

G. Tracy Mehan, III, American Spectator

In the Virginia governor’s race, its brains and organization vs. money and information technology.

Bye-Bye Bachmann – And Tea Party?

W. James Antle III, American Conservative

Even after Michele Bachmann’s exit, the movement is still divided between ideological factions.

Wanted: Good Disruptive Candidates

Erick Erickson, Red State

At CHQ, we call them “boat rockers,” folks willing to go to DC to fight for principle over politics.

What Conservatives Are Trying to Conserve

In the final installment of "Why I'm A Conservative, Not A Libertarian," Writer Ben Hart says he's a "William F. Buckley, Jr. conservative" and argues that what conservatives are trying to conserve is nothing less than what has made America exceptional in world history. Please tell us what you think by posting your comments or submitting your rebuttal to chqeditor[at]gmail[dot]com.

DC Told IRS Lackey to Foil Tea Party

Kerry Picket, Breitbart

IRS agent confirms how an employee could never go rogue and how DC ‘threw them under the bus.’