The attention span in Washington, D.C. these days is remarkably short, and multi-tasking is something at which Congress seems particularly inept. So right now the focus there is overwhelming on just one thing: scandals while the real business of the American people goes largely unexamined.
There are many costly tax-related scandals -- take your pick.
If you've had your TV on or a newspaper or news website open in recent weeks, you've likely heard about a big scandal surrounding the Internal Revenue Service. It seems that the IRS has been taking a closer look at certain conservative...Show More Summary
Yesterday, I talked about the IRS hearings and Obama's War on Journalism on Canadian television with Ezra Levant of Sun News. It's about 6 minutes. If Levant's name sounds familiar, it's probably because of the insane legal situation he found himself in years back as the publisher of the Western Standard. Show More Summary
RH Reality Check: The fallacy of rape, incest, and life endangerment clauses. Whiskey Fire:: It is not at all difficult to predict the effects of the latest scandals on any future election. The Moderate Voice: Can Chris Christie winShow More Summary
ABA Journal: IRS Official Took Fifth in House Testimony, But Did She Waive Right to Do So? Bloomberg: IRS Safeguards Toothless in Tea Party Nonprofit Cases Daily Beast: Former NPR CEO Ken Stern: The IRS Had the Right Idea The Economist: Why Americans Love the IRS FactCheck.org: IRS Officials Misled...
It's scandal season in the Obama administration. Let's just summarize the more egregious behavior of our Beloved Leader and his Apostles.
The current scandal clearly reveals that the IRS cannot be trusted with confidential medical information.
Women in the United States have been strongly urged to abstain from drinking alcohol during pregnancy for so many years that the sight of a woman sipping a glass of wine while expecting is fairly scandalous to many. But that could be...Show More Summary
Guest Post by Mara Zebest Color me skeptical, but in the wake of the IRS scandal, it’s hard to trust the motives of any bureaucracy in which overreaching and arrogance seems to be a common theme. A recent article from … Continue reading ?
Finding over 10,000 illegally dumped pigs in Shanghai's largest river and main source of drinking water? Disgusting. Poking fun at the scandal by “floating” a huge inflatable pink pig on China's largest social messaging site? Pricel...
(John Hinderaker) President Obama’s response to the multiple scandals besetting his administration has been revealing. It turns out that they have nothing to do with him: he has no idea what is going on in the Treasury Department, the...Show More Summary
Last week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: Why the IRS scandal misses the point, drones threaten privacy, and the other people in sports still trapped in the closet.
The police investigation continues: PRIME Minister Julia Gillard has been drawn further into the union fraud investigation involving her former boyfriend, as
If only President Barack Obama hadn’t forgotten to salute a Marine on his way into his roflcopter. The myriad of scandals his administration is facing this week wouldn’t seem so bad. Kidding aside, while there are real and serious things afoot like the government’s criminal violation of the press and the Internal Revenue Service’s schoolyard...
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Late Night Snark: Impeachapalooza Edition! "If you watch the news like I do, you know the Obama administration is embroiled in so many scandals that trying to pick which one to report on is like trying to pick which of your children to impeach. Show More Summary
National Review senior editor Ramesh Ponnuru appeared today on CNN’s The Lead, hosted by Jake Tapper, to discuss the AP surveillance scandal. The New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza reported today that the Obama administration received approvalShow More Summary
Led by Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.), a number of House Republicans asserted this week that the newly scandalized Internal Revenue Service, in its role as Obamacare enforcer, would collect sensitive personal medical records. That was one of the latest reasons cited for repealing the 2010 law, formally known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
Nude photo scandal alert! Miley Cyrus boldly bares her breasts in a topless pic from her Maxim Hot 100 shoot.
April Fool's Day was more than a month ago, but that didn't stop DNC spokesman Brad Woodhouse from emailing supporters Friday that the GOP was "making up so-called 'scandals' out of thin air." This will obviously be news to the three IRS employees who have been forced to resign or placed on leave. Show More Summary