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IRS Scandal: The inexplicable raid nearly two years ago on a guitar maker for using allegedly illegal wood that its competitors also used was another targeting by this administration of its political enemies.
On Aug. 24, 2011, federal agents executed four search warrants on Gibson …Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on May 23, 2013 at 7:28pm — No Comments
Scandal: The rest of us must answer IRS questions under threat of perjury, but the agency's execs can take the Fifth. A Tea Party targeted by the IRS — and the FBI and OSHA and the ATF — thinks that's unfair. We do too.
Lois Lerner, chief of the IRS' exempt organizations division…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on May 22, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Power: Given the president's end-runs around Congress, his shredding of the Constitution and his assault on the authority of the courts, a second term free of electoral restraints may be a frightening prospect.…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on May 21, 2013 at 3:56pm — No Comments
Benghazigate: The lack of a timeline for what the commander-in-chief was doing the night terrorists murdered our ambassador to Libya and three others is an "irrelevant fact," according to a key White House aide.
Playing the role Sunday of former U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice, who last Sept. …Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on May 20, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Government Overreach: The Internal Revenue Service official in charge of tax-exempt organizations when the unit targeted Tea Party groups now runs the IRS office responsible for enforcing ObamaCare.
As bad as the IRS scandal was, with the taxing body of government using its …Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on May 17, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Scandal: More than six hours after terrorists attacked our consulate, former Navy SEALs manned a blood-soaked machine gun to defend U.S. territory. Meanwhile Apache helicopters sat on the ground in Italy.…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on May 17, 2013 at 7:50am — No Comments
Scandal In Libya: A new email dump shows that the White House, contrary to public statements, was heavily involved in editing the Benghazi talking points to remove all references to it being a terrorist attack.
The limited, heavily redacted package of emails released by the …Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on May 16, 2013 at 7:23pm — No Comments
Scandal: Senate Democrats, including supporters of the Disclose Act, provided the names of groups they wanted targeted in a taxpayer-funded witch hunt overseen by an IRS employee and Obama campaign donor.
Using the Citizens United case as a pretext, retiring Sen. Carl Levin, …Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on May 15, 2013 at 6:26pm — No Comments
Tax Abuse: As nonconservative groups complain of politically motivated targeting by the IRS, we're reminded it's the IRS that's going to be enforcing one of the greatest expansions of government power in our history.…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on May 13, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Libya: At least a dozen rewrites of the Benghazi talking points were made, with all references to al-Qaida and prior attacks removed at the direction of the secretary of state's office.
The astonishing thing about the administration's Benghazi cover-up is that it actually…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on May 10, 2013 at 7:28pm — No Comments
Scandal In Libya: The secretary of state in the most transparent administration in history has her chief of staff warn a Benghazi whistle-blower to not spill the beans on Benghazi to a U.S. congressman.
In the course of the career of Hillary Clinton's husband, William…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on May 9, 2013 at 7:04pm — No Comments
The Scandal In Libya: Testimony by the Benghazi whistle-blowers presents clear evidence of shameful political manipulation of the truth seven weeks before an election and a willingness to let four Americans die to maintain a
What difference at this…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on May 9, 2013 at 11:57am — No Comments
Benghazi: Congressional Democrats will go all-out to protect their likely 2016 presidential nominee. They won't ask why a 10-man SWAT team was sent to arrest a filmmaker while pleas for help in Benghazi were ignored.
On Sept. 14, 2012, three days after the terrorist attack on…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on May 8, 2013 at 7:39am — No Comments
The Scandal In Libya: On the night Bengazi burned and four Americans died, forces ready to deploy were told to stand down and our secretary of state cut out of the loop her department's counter-terrorism bureau.
Few people know who Gregory Hicks and Mark Thompson are, but then…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on May 6, 2013 at 8:15pm — No Comments
Guns To Mexico: Once again blaming his own country for Mexico's gun violence without mentioning Fast and Furious, the gun runner in chief pledges to find and jail gun smugglers. Perhaps he should start with his own administration.
'We recognize that most of the guns used to commit…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on May 6, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments
War On Terror: Eight months after the Benghazi attack, the FBI begs for help by releasing photos of three suspects, reports surface about an al-Qaida link and the State Department's review panel is under investigation.
Ahead of highly anticipated hearings set for Wednesday…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on May 4, 2013 at 3:08pm — No Comments
PC Amok: Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, responding to pressure to change his team's name, tweeted: "In a land of freedom we are held hostage by the tyranny of political correctness." Washington Redtails, anyone?
The problems of poverty, unemployment, crime and failing schools…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on May 2, 2013 at 7:33pm — No Comments
PC Amok: A congressman asks why emails describe supporters of traditional marriage as members of hate groups while the Pentagon vets a religious tolerance guide with a group that compares Christian evangelism to "rape."
When Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel recently appeared…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on May 2, 2013 at 2:22pm — No Comments
Federal Power: Homeland Security's procurement officer is grilled in Congress on why federal agents who rarely fire weapons need several times more bullets annually than an Army officer. Who or what are they shooting at?
Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz on Thursday asked Nick…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on May 1, 2013 at 3:27pm — No Comments
Social Injustice: Turns out conservative crusader Andrew Breitbart was correct when he exposed a multibillion-dollar redistribution scheme to African-American farmers based on largely dubious claims of discrimination.
If there's a patron saint for government watchdogs, it's…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on May 1, 2013 at 10:18am — No Comments