Treasury knew of IRS inquiry in 2012

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK TIMES) The Treasury Department’s inspector general told senior Treasury officials in June 2012 he was investigating the Internal Revenue Service’s screening of politically active organizations seeking more…

Congressman gets standing O for nailing IRS chief

by Drew Zahn -- [ooyala code="VtN2xwYjqWA9O5P-dVQrh4M8WFgJZ9NV"] A scathing rant aimed at Internal Revenue Service abuses brought a standing ovation at Friday's House Ways and Means Committee hearing from observers who apparently thought more…

'Heterosexual white male' rejected by university

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CAMPUS REFORM) A student’s bid to become associate vice president of diversity and inclusion at Northwestern University was derailed last Wednesday over accusations that his status as a more…

IRS gave speedy OK to Obama foundation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) When the Barack H. Obama Foundation sought tax-exempt status to raise money for good works in Kenya, the Internal Revenue Service provided quick help. The IRS approved charitable more…

IRS hid probe until after election

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WEEKLY STANDARD) The IRS commissioner "has known for at least a year that this was going on," said Myers, "and that this had happened. And did he share more…

Feds claim phone-records seizure justified

by -NO AUTHOR- -- Government officials say they reached out for huge quantities of Associated Press reporters' telephone records because a double agent in the war on terror was compromised by a more…

CDC: Childhood 'mental disorders' on rise

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (MCCLATCHY) WASHINGTON — Up to one in five American youngsters – some 7 million to 12 million by one estimate – experience a mental health disorder each year, according more…

DHS memo advises deference to Muslim extremists

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (DAILY CALLER) The Department of Homeland Security, which under Secretary Janet Napolitano has shown a keen interest in monitoring and warning about outspoken conservatives, takes a very different approach in monitoring more…

Tax cheat Charlie Rangel defends IRS

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BREITBART) Former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Acting Commissioner Steven Miller, who only took over in November and resigned this week at President Barack Obama's behest, will testify before more…