The IRS just Erased ANOTHER Hard Drive!

Leading members of Congress are ripping IRS officials for erasing a computer hard drive after a federal judge ordered it to be preserved. “The destruction of evidence subject to preservation orders and subpoenas has been an ongoing problem under your leadership at the IRS,” Committee on House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz and Rep. Jim Jordan, wrote in a letter to IRS Commissioner John Koskinen made public late Thursday. “It is stunning to see that the IRS does Read more […]

The Democrats Plan for 2016? Totalitarianism…

The brilliant Kevin D. Williamson has just written a timely and important piece for the National Review. The article is titled The Democrats’ Theme for 2016 is Totalitarianism, and in it, Williamson expertly outlines the Democrat Party’s descent into fascism. This narrative of the Democrats as totalitarians is incredibly accurate and it is a theme that the GOP candidates should all be parroting in their campaign stops and in their television appearances. The GOP needs to show the American Read more […]

Leftist DOJ Finds no Evidence of Wrongdoing in IRS Targeting

I have seen my share of “good ole’ boy” backscratching.  It is frowned upon by most people.  It has this air of giving someone something that they have not earned or allowing them to get away with something that they should not have done.  And, it is something that has always been a part of the American legal system. So, whether you are let off a speeding ticket because the state trooper was a frat brother of your dad, or it is political favors from the U.S. Department of Justice, this Read more […]

Maryland Dairy Farmers Take On IRS To Get Their Money Back

A pair of humble Maryland dairy farmers are taking on the IRS, and now some members of Congress have joined the fight. Members of the House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee sent a letter Wednesday to Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew calling on the IRS to give back money the agency wrongly seized from two Maryland dairy farmers. The IRS forfeited, or took ownership of, Randy and Karen Sowers’ $29,500 based on highly criticized structuring laws. These laws make it a crime to make multiple Read more […]

Obama IRS Political Appointees Protected Tea Party Probe Requests

A special internal committee was set up by senior IRS officials after information requests from Congress and “other investigative bodies” asking the IRS to investigate conservative and Tea Party non-profit applicants were sent to the federal tax agency’s two Obama White House political appointees. Mary Howard, the IRS’s director of privacy, governmental liaison and disclosure division, told the House Committee on Oversight and Government reform Wednesday that she never saw any of the information Read more […]

Is It Time To Garnish The IRS’ Pay?

The IRS has abused its power and misused its resources, so it deserves the budget cuts it got in the 2015 spending bill, a leading anti-tax group argues. “If the IRS wants to see an increase in its budget, it probably should stop harassing conservatives,” Americans for Tax Reform spokesman John Kartch told The Daily Caller News Foundation. “They used their resources in a completely inappropriate and political way that has basically ruined the reputation of the agency on the Hill.” Congress cut Read more […]

Coburn Highlights Tax Breaks for Celebrities, Luxury Good and Gambling in Latest Tax Decoder Report

In the latest waste report titled “Tax Decoder” by Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn (R), he highlights expenditures worth nearly $1 trillion which result in tax breaks for some of the wealthier in society. According to Coburn’s press release, “Gamblers who lose at the casino or horse track can still win on their tax return by writing off gambling losses. Hollywood movie makers aren’t just collecting at the box office, they are also downloading tax subsidies from the IRS. There is no shortage of tax subsidies Read more […]