6 hrs ago
The Koch Brothers Want To Scare The Obamacare Out Of You
Some people have an unnatural fear of clowns, particularly creepy clowns. Some Republicans feel the same way about Obamacare.
17 hrs ago
Why a Namesake Post Office Is All Barry Goldwater Might Get This Year
Few things Congress does come in for more ridicule than its penchant for naming post offices.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Arizona Republicans misguided on deportations and border crisis
Over the past month, the crisis at the border has become over politicized that no solution has been presented by Republicans or president Obama.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
The Washington Post
House takes punitive action against all IRS executives regarless of guilt
The House wants to spread its noxious notion of mass punishment for Senior Executive Service members from the Department of Veterans Affairs to the Internal Revenue Service.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
The Heartland Institute
One Man's War Against Racial Housing Quotas
"The federal government's saying that if you live in a community that is disproportionately white, then, therefore, there is discrimination and segregation.
Limbaugh is right about Obama's war on suburbs (Placing...
'What better way to give a boost to the Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Act and the remaking of American neighborhoods than to start injecting illegal immigrant populations into targeted cities and towns in the suburbs all across the country?' That was national radio talk show superhost Rush Limbaugh commenting on a Department of Housing and ... (more)
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Lois Lerner's pension defunded and a whole lot more
Lois Lerner was apparently patient zero of deadly computer viruses within the United States government as it has been learned that some of her former colleagues at the Federal Election Commission also mysteriously lost their computer hard drives.
The pro-tax evasion, pro-deficits party strikes again
After months of their much-hyped but still unproven charges of partisan skullduggery at the Internal Revenue Service, House Republicans this week took an axe to the IRS budget .
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Sweetness & Light
DOJ Investigating IRS Emails, House Blocks IRS Bonuses
The Justice Department is investigating the circumstances behind the disappearance of emails from a former senior Internal Revenue Service official, part of a broader criminal inquiry into whether the agency had targeted conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status, according to congressional testimony released Wednesday.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Issa on Central America fact-finding trip
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., listens to testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 24, 2014, from panel of witnesses including Jennifer O'Connor of the Office of the White House Counsel who once worked at the IRS, during the committee's hearing on "IRS Obstruction: Lois Lerner's ... (more)
Issa Leading Investigation of Border Crisis in Central America
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa is leading a delegation of lawmakers to Central America described as a "rival" effort to a recent fact-finding trip from a working group of lawmakers appointed by Speaker John Boehner.
Rarefied air: Arizona lawmakers took 21 privately funded trips
Arizona's House and Senate members took an average of just under two privately sponsored trips since the start of this Congress, ninth most in the nation.
The Washington Post
House would bar awards for IRS execs
Senior executives at the IRS would be ineligible for performance awards in 2015 under a measure the House passed Wednesday.
ALG - Urge Senate to stop Obama's HUD plan to resettle millions of...
Last September, the National Council of La Raza issued comments in favor of a Department of Housing and Urban Development regulation, "Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing."
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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While much of the focus in the illegal immigrant surge has been on border security, the federal government does a poor job of ensuring relatives who claim children who enter the U.S. illegally are giving them the care they need, according to internal audits that suggest problems remain despite years of warnings.
House Strips Funding for IRS Bonuses, Fancy IRS Conferences
The House passed a spending bill Wednesday that prevents the IRS from spending any money in the next year on bonuses for IRS officials, or on pricey conferences in resort spots around the country.
IRS Budget Sliced 13% as U.S. House Constrains Tax Agency
The U.S. House of Representatives voted to cut the Internal Revenue Service's budget by $1.14 billion in another blow to the tax agency.
House GOP votes to gut IRS budget
Late Tuesday night, the House of Representatives voted to cut 13 percent from the Internal Revenue Service's budget.
National briefs: House cuts IRS funding
The House has voted to cut the Internal Revenue Service's budget by $1.14 billion in another blow to the tax agency.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
The IRS Scandal Finally Reaches Its End Game
Every few years the Republican Party goes on a jihad against the IRS. The most famous was probably Sen. William Roth's theatrical witch hunt in the 90s that regaled an eager public with stories about jackbooted thugs and "Gestapo-like" tactics.