Tag Archives: irs scandal

The Flat Tax fantasy

In the wake of the recent IRS scandal, some well-intentioned but badly misguided people have begun touting the flat income tax (called the flat tax for shorthand) as a replacement for the current tax code. They claim it would be an antidote to the IRS’s abuses and curb that agency’s powers while also supercharging America’s… Read More »

Voter Integrity Group in Minnesota Identified as Target of the IRS

(Video from Fox News.) by Jeremy Griffith So now as the IRS scandal continues to come to light and expand, more conservative political groups are finding themselves being targeted by the IRS, including voter integrity group Minnesota Majority and Media Trackers of Wisconsin. Minnesota Majority has been operating for about seven years under the chairmanship… Read More »

Will Sarah Palin’s Return to Fox News Help Tea Party and Conservatives

With the stroke of a pen, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin returns to Fox News as a contributor while liberal bombast Chris Matthews of MSNBC loses his weekend syndicated show in July. Does this spell the resurrection of the political street bona fides of Palin who has been a lightning rod for conservatives and the… Read More »

Acting Commissioner of IRS Resigns Over Scandal

Hoping to get ahead of the breaking scandal involving the IRS targeting Conservative organizations seeking tax-exempt status, President Obama said he told Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to seek the resignation of acting IRS Commissioner, Steven Miller. At a press conference this evening, the President announced that Miller had resigned and vowed to work with Congress… Read More »

Was IRS Surprise Audit of Billy Graham Coincidence?

Remember last year before the presidential elections Billy Graham and his Evangelical group sponsored a prominent newspaper ad promoting both Biblical principles and marriage? Interestingly, shortly after these ads were published, the Billy Graham Association received notice they would be subject to an immediate audit by the Internal Revenue Service. Today, following the scandalous news… Read More »