Thomas More Society Calls Upon IRS Investigators to Question California Office and to Extend Investigation Back to 2009
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has ordered an investigation into Internal Revenue Service political targeting of some conservative groups. “The FBI is coordinating with the Justice Department to see if any laws were broken,” he told reporters. Even if none were, the actions “were certainly outrageous and unacceptable,” Holder added.
The IRS has an audit of its own to worry about as the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight orders the department to hand over all communications related to their apparent persecution of conservative groups.
Tea Party chapters around the nation are blasting the Internal Revenue Service after the federal agency sent them letters demanding information about their politics, contributors and even family members.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry has reiterated his opposition to the Obama edict that Medicaid should be expanded. The opposition could cost the state $90 billion. However, Perry explained on Monday that accepting the expansion would make the state “hostage” to the federal government.
The measures’ supporters, who expected court challenges, were undaunted.
U.S. government debt climbed to yet another record this week, hitting $1,728,477,000,000.00 by the close of business Wednesday, Feb. 13, according to data released last week. It was an increase of $10,734,000,000.00 from the close of business on the previous Wednesday.
If we truly want to prevent further school shootings in this nation, we need to stop fooling ourselves with utopian “feel good” solutions like passing some more anti-gun legislation. We need to look inward and see that, as Pogo famously said, “We have met the enemy, and he is us.”
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) turned down an opportunity to allow the Senate to vote on President Barack Obama’s proposal to avert the fiscal cliff….
The move to drive down costs comes as Obama’s tax increases couple with the fiscal cliff and European debt crisis to create uncertainty across the industry.