nonprofits

Why Nanny Statists Hate the 4th Amendment

Mark J. Fitzgibbons, American Thinker

Why do nanny statists like Obama & Kamala Harris violate the 4th Amendment? It’s a way to deprive citizens, nonprofits & businesses of constitutional rights before they reach the due process stage. It's big-stick intimidation.

Which States Donate Most, Least to Charity?

T. Becket Adams, Washington Examiner

Not only did poor Americans give more in 2012 than they did before the Great Recession, but the bulk of donations in the U.S. came from states that voted for Romney. Meanwhile, the seven worst states for charitable donations voted to re-elect Obama.

Uncle Sam Pays Huge Tab on Big Biz of Sheltering Illegals

Don Noel, Biz Pac Review

Sheltering minors who enter the U.S. illegally is a big business – and Uncle Sam is paying the bill with your tax dollars.

Risks Come With Rise of ‘Crony Philanthropy’

The Chronicle of Philanthropy Blog

Concerns about crony capitalism can increasingly be extended to corporate philanthropy as projects driven by elected officials seek private dollars for social causes, according to a Forbes contributor.

IRS Doubles Down on Lawbreaking w/ Regulation to Kill Free Speech

Mark J. Fitzgibbons, Washington Examiner

The IRS' illegal conduct has a scope and breadth that is unsurpassed, making it the biggest lawbreaker in the nonprofit arena. Proposed regulations from the IRS for 501(c)(4) "social welfare organizations" would censor speech such as legislative scorecards, voter registrations and get-out-the-vote projects.

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.”

O's Crackdown on Nonprofits Rife w/ Loopholes

Byron Tau and Lauren French, Politico

The Obama administration proposed new rules supposedly aimed at making it harder for some nonprofits that play politics to get away with claiming a tax exemption.