When 140 Characters Isn't Enough
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
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: 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
Demographics: Just as baby boomers are reaching retirement or fleeing the state, a dearth of children threatens to turn the Golden State into the golden years state with potentially dire economic consequences.Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on January 21, 2013 at 4:15pm — No Comments
Budget Policy: Even if we don't raise the debt ceiling, enough revenue will still come in to the Treasury to pay our interest, our bonds and essential services. The government will not shut down— only its ability to borrow.
Like the fiscal cliff, the dangers of hitting the debt…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on January 19, 2013 at 9:02am — No Comments
Fiscal Policy: Talk of Clinton-era tax rates ignores the fact that the former president, working with a GOP Congress, cut spending as a share of GDP and produced four balanced budgets by focusing on growth, not spending.
Even as he pushes $150 billion in new "stimulus" spending, President…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on December 3, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Leadership: The president's narcissistic self-insertion into official presidential biographies would have us believe the Great Communicator would agree with the Great Teleprompter Reader on taxes. Well, there he goes again.
Not willing to wait until his visage is enshrined next to actor and donor George Clooney on Mt. Rushmore, President Obama's helpers have notoriously inserted their fearless leader into the official White House biographies of virtually every former president…Continue
Added by Daniel John Sobieski on May 18, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments