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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 economy. But they are dead ...

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Darrell Issa Takes Jabs At Elijah Cummings At Irs Hearing 7/18/2013


Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) and Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) were sparring a bit in the IRS hearings today. While that in itself isn’t unexpected, the terms used were at least a little amusing. Even more amusing was the report from MSNBC on the incident: At the beginning of the hearing, Cummings called Issa’s remarks “unsubstantiated nonsense,” adding the Republican rushed ...

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House to vote on Obamacare IRS limits bill


WASHINGTON, D.C. – It was announced today that the U.S. House of Representatives will consider legislation by Rep. Tom Price, M.D. (GA-06), that prevents the Internal Revenue Service from enforcing or implementing any component of President Obama’s health care law. The House is scheduled to vote on H.R. 2009, Keep the IRS Off Your Health Care Act, prior to the ...

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Obamacare enforcer released thousands of social security numbers


On Monday evening, the Internal Revenue Service confirmed that tens of thousands to possible 100,000 social security numbers were mistakenly released to the public through an IRS web page. discovered the listing of Social Security Numbers and notified the IRS of the privacy issue. The IRS immediately cut-off internet access to the page. Although American’s Social Security cards prominently ...

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The Crimes of An Ideological Agenda

“Let us disappoint the men who are raising themselves upon the ruin of this Country.” — John Adams The number of scandals involving the encroachment of the Obama Administration into – and onto – the constitutional rights of American citizens is beyond stunning. And it is without question criminal in many cases. But with an Attorney General seated who – ...

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Former IRS Tax Exempt Head Sarah Hall Ingram Met with White House Staff 165 Times


The IRS scandal keeps getting curiouser and curiouser. The former head of the tax-exempt office, who reassuringly will now be running the Obamacare division, attended meetings at the White House 165 times. The Daily Caller reports: Sarah Hall Ingram, the IRS official currently in charge of overseeing the agency’s implementation of Obamacare, has logged 165 recorded visits to the White House ...

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Congressional duel between McDermott and Ryan


First, here is a small segment of Congressman Jim McDermott, apparently attempting to educate individuals at the IRS hearings about whether or not the government was attempting to silence conservative groups through the IRS. Yes, you heard that right. It’s not the fault of the IRS, but the fault of the organizations for attempting to get tax-exempt status in the ...

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Ted Cruz: Abolish IRS and move to a simple flat tax


The now infamous Ted Cruz statement on the abolition of the IRS, and introduction of a flat tax system raises at least a couple important issues. While many fiscal conservatives are undoubtedly salivating over the possibility of making this dream come true, the problem still lies in the concept of whittling down government in an environment where both sides of ...

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Let’s all sue the Internal Revenue Service!

Unless you have been living under a rock or in a cave somewhere you have heard all about the I.R.S. scandals. The Internal Revenue Service, or should it be renamed the Internal Rectal Service has been intentionally performing financial colonoscopies on Conservatives from all walks of life for the past few years. The so called “neutral” and “nonpartisan” I.R.S. has ...

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Why Attorney General Eric Holder is the worst in U.S. History

Eric “fast and furious” Holder’s legacy of corruption, power, influence, and greed will be a tough act for any future Attorney General to follow. He is the only Attorney General in our nation’s history to facilitate the pardon of a convicted felon and fugitive. Like Barack Obama, he is a privileged minority with a chip on his shoulder and a ...

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Demand Answers


For all the complaints about Mitch McConnell that have floated around over the years, one thing can be said about him now. At least he is attempting to appear like he is standing on principles, and demanding that there are real answers given on one of the scandals currently dogging the Obama Administration. Whether or not he sticks to his ...

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‘Don’t drone me, Bro’ Intellectual Froglegs #30


Pointing out the liberal lies yet again, don’t miss Joe Dan Gorman talking about Oklahoma, the IRS, Homeland Security, and public service unions. (And keep an eye out for those drones!)

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Top Obama Official Can’t Call the Constitution to Mind


Add “the contents of the Constitution” to the vast list of things Douglas Shulman, former IRS commissioner, doesn’t know. After hours of finding new ways to turn the phrase, “I don’t know”, Shulman was asked by Representative Kerry Bentivolio (R, MI) if he was “familiar with the first, second, and nineteenth amendments”. Shulman’s sarcastic and absolutely horrifying reply was, “I ...

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