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IRS Targeting Cost Taxpayers $3.5 Million. What Will it Cost Jeanne Shaheen?

by Steve MacDonald November 3, 2017

The Justice Department has concluded that the Obama era IRS broke the law when it mishandled Tea Party group requests for non-profit status (after the Democrat drubbing in 2010) andin trun-up up to the 2012 Presidential elections. The government also reversed its tune on former IRS senior executive Lois G. Lerner. Instead of being a hero who tried to stop […]

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Yet I keep hearing that Govt workers are more educated and more worthy than the private sector

by Skip August 24, 2017

“The question we ask today is not whether our government is too big or too small,but whether it works — whether it helps families find jobs at a decent wage, care they can afford, a retirement that is dignified.” – President Obama, Inauguration (2009) And then we get this: IRS Rehires Hundreds of Employees Fired for […]

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Why Vote For a Fake Conservative When You Can Get The Real Thing?

by Ed Naile April 13, 2017

Even The Hard Left is Adopting “Taxpayer Friendly” Positions. Hot off the internet! April 12, 2017  Millions of Americans will be spending the weekend preparing their taxes to meet the federal tax filing deadline, which is next Tuesday, April 18th. Tax filing can be a complicated, expensive process. Americans spend more than 6 billion hours […]

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And you still don’t think that Obama didn’t politically weaponize the IRS?

by Skip April 5, 2017

One line is all it takes: The IRS Scandal, Day 1427: 54 Applications For Tax-Exempt Status Were Rejected In 2016; One Conservative Group Has Been Waiting For An Answer Since 2009. I realize that the wheels of Government turn slowly, sometimes imperceptively slowly but seriously -7 years? We’ve seen over the years that the IRS […]

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Did Trump Pay a Higher Tax Rate Than Warren Buffett’s Secretary?

by Steve MacDonald March 15, 2017

The big news that’s not news at all is that MSNBC and Rachel Madcow reported that in 2005 Donald Trump paid $38 million in taxes on $150 (152.7) Million in income. That’s 24% of his income lost to Uncle Sam. Big whoop.

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Flat Tax? What Do You Think? Yes or No?

by Steve MacDonald December 19, 2016
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Clinton Foundation: We May Have Misled the IRS

by Ed Naile October 15, 2016

And the headline says, “Clinton Foundation Internal Audit…” An internal audit commissioned by the Clinton Foundation in 2011 revealed that the Clinton’s family charity may have misled the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) when it claimed, under penalty of perjury, that it was enforcing a policy against conflicts of interest. First of all, wouldn’t be nice […]

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Obama Orders the IRS to Harass Healthy Young People

by Steve MacDonald September 22, 2016
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If you opted to pay the tax to the IRS instead of exchanging your hard earned dollars for crappy ObamaCare, well, the President is not pleased with you. He has asked the IRS to use your private tax information to hunt you down and politely ask you to get in line. (Forbes) “…at President Obama’s […]

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IRS Scandal Day 1000 – And Still, No One Has Gone To Jail

by Steve MacDonald February 3, 2016
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Political internet surfer boys and girls will be familiar with the TaxProfBlog and the daily updates titled “The IRS Scandal Day XXX.” Well, now it’s 4 digits, and not 3. The IRS Targeting scandal is 1000 days old and still, no one has gone to jail. But the documenting continues… The College Fix | A Pepperdine […]

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Now if they’d only safeguard our Constitutional Free Speech Rights, too

by Skip January 1, 2016

“The question we ask today is not whether our government is too big or too small,but whether it works — whether it helps families find jobs at a decent wage, care they can afford, a retirement that is dignified.” – President Barack Obama, Inauguration, 1/20/09 “Taxpayers trust, and expect, that IRS employees, as a whole, […]

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Speaking of the Administrative State…Part (How many? Too many!)

by Skip September 24, 2015

We had the EPA and the VA in a recent post – no one in the Obama Administration facing punishment for malfeasance.  You? Me? If we did that here in the private sector, just see how swift our”correction” would happen.  And so, in that same vein, here’s the same thing, IRS version, of “every bureaucrat […]

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IRS Used Donor Lists to Target Audits

by Steve MacDonald July 23, 2015
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Judicial Watch Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained documents from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that confirm that the IRS used donor lists to tax-exempt organizations to target those donors for audits.  The documents also show IRS officials specifically highlighted how the U.S. Chamber of Commerce may come under “high scrutiny” from the IRS.  The […]

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IRS Coughs Up Shaheen/Shea-Porter Emails to Federal Judge

by Steve MacDonald July 17, 2015
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A judge will review 51 pages of emails the IRS has been forced to hand over… On July 1, 2015, the IRS complied with a court order requiring it to turn over key documents in ACLJ’s ongoing FOIA lawsuit against the IRS. The documents consist of approximately fifty-one (51) pages of correspondence exchanged between New Hampshire Senator […]

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The Rule of Law continues to be of no concern to the IRS

by Skip June 25, 2015

 “The question we ask today is not whether our government is too big or too small, but whether it works — whether it helps families find jobs at a decent wage, care they can afford, a retirement that is dignified.” – President Barack Obama, Inauguration, 1/20/09 This has gone past “not working” but outright rebellion […]

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King v. Burwell is About The Rule of Law

by Steve MacDonald March 6, 2015
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A majority of the nation is going about its business unaware of the most recent “front” in the political trench-war of American politics.  The United States Supreme Court is hearing arguments Wednesday in the case of King v. Burwell. King v. Burwell is the ticking bomb that could destroy the 2016 presidential aspirations of Republican candidates.  […]

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Private Sector: compete or die. Government: pull a “Washington Monument” hissy fit

by Skip March 3, 2015

And thanks to IRS Commissioner Koskonin (you know, the Obama hack that kept on insisting that the Lois Lerner emails were gone, got all indignant when challenged on it, and remains indignant when shown they existed all along), we have a perfect example of the Washington Monument Syndrome (whereby when not getting all they want […]

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Obama’s minions on the First Amendment

by Skip January 13, 2015

(H/T: Liberal Logic 101)

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Democrats – seem to like approving illegal sex: Lois Lerner & the Royal Order of Jesters

by Skip November 25, 2014

Steve broke the news that Terry Bean, millionaire founder of the Human Rights Campaign, massive Democrat / Obama donor, and friend of NH Democrat Chair Ray Buckley, was arrested on charges of sodomy on a minor-aged boy (here) and the silence from the NH Democrats in NOT speaking to disavow that same important Democrat Terry Bean (here) even as they […]

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Trying To Keep Up With Obama’s Scandals…

by Steve MacDonald November 21, 2014
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From this weeks Goldberg File – Jonah Goldberg’s point on the problem of trying to keep up with Obama’s Scandals…(emphasis mine) It is always remarkable to me — which is why I am remarking upon it — how the only way this president can be rescued from a bad news cycle is if an even […]

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GrokTV: interview with Bill O’Brien – Q2 What happens if the Supremes rule against IRS subsidy rule?

by Skip November 13, 2014

The next question was on Obamacare – specifically the pending doom that that the US Supreme Court may deal to the IRS for writing its Obamacare tax subsidy rule directly counter to what the plain text of the Obamacare law states (tax subsidies are only to be given through State Obamacare Exchanges and not Federal […]

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Memo Links Shaheen “Personally” To IRS Targeting Scandal

by Steve MacDonald November 4, 2014
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  Breitbart The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) did not want to publicly release 2012 correspondences exchanged between the IRS and Jeanne Shaheen at her personal Washington office: the agency delayed releasing the information to a major conservative super PAC multiple times, even threatening to see the super PAC in court, according to emails,” Howley wrote […]

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C4NH is Suing the IRS

by Steve MacDonald October 30, 2014
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Go get ’em. Contact: Derek Dufresne Derek@RightOnStrategies.com 202-809-6013   (October 30, 2014) – Today, the American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ) filed a federal lawsuit in New Hampshire against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on behalf of Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire, claiming the IRS is unlawfully delaying the release of records between the […]

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Shaheen Remember When: ” I Wrote A Letter…”

by Steve MacDonald October 23, 2014
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Jeanne Shaheen is not just an enemy of free speech she is a partisan warrior for controlling speech. Shaheen voted to repeal the first amendment. Jeanne Shaheen recently voted to make dissent illegal.   She, and 47 other US Senators, all Democrats, moved to empower congress to decide what, when, where, and how often, someone could […]

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The Next ‘IRS Scandal’?

by Steve MacDonald October 7, 2014
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The next ‘IRS Scandal’? “…either Austan Goolsbee, a senior adviser to Obama, made up a smear of Koch Industries out of whole cloth, or else Obama’s IRS allowed the White House illegal access to confidential taxpayer data for political purposes. That’s a crime for which at least two people should go to jail.” Powerline H/T […]

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Schumer Aide Seeks Document Leak Advice From Office He Was Trying to Undermine

by Steve MacDonald September 14, 2014
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Elija Cummings (D-MD), who ha pulicly made it his mission to stop the House oversight investigation into IRS targeting, sent emails to the IRS seeking information  about True The Vote.  Shortly after that the IRS requested nearly identical documents from True The Vote.  Issa has these emails. And then there is this… As we reported, […]

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Depends on What You Mean By ‘Missing’ Emails…

by Steve MacDonald August 26, 2014
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At the end of the original Indian Jones movie, Raiders of the Lost Ark, the Ark of the Covenant is packed into a nondescript crate and wheeled into the worlds largest warehouse where it could *almost never be found again.   Well, the IRS is now admitting that everything they’ve been saying about lost emails and […]

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IRS – So Sue Us

by Steve MacDonald August 22, 2014
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Citizens for A Strong New Hampshire got an answer from the Internal Revenue Service on a Freedom of Information Request they made.  Sorry, we can’t comply with the law.  If you don’t want to wait (indefinitely?), you can just sue us. August 21, 2014 (Manchester, NH) – On July 23rd, the Internal Revenue Service responded […]

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Obamacare Architect, Prof. Jonathan Gruber, confirms the DC Court of Appeals decision

by Skip July 25, 2014

that determined that the IRS can only issue tax credit subsidies to Obamacare plan holders IF they purchased their Obamacare plans from an Exchange that was created by a State and NOT the Federal Government.  Here, the Progressive academician from MIT, Jonathan Gruber takes a question and confirms what the language in the Obamacare Law states […]

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Government – Making “Buying Insurance” Worse Than Filing Your Taxes

by Steve MacDonald July 25, 2014
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And by the way, Healthcare.gov is still a sad, screwed up mess…. This seems like an especially timely reminder, given yesterday’s news about how easily GAO investigators were able to buy insurance with faked credentials on Healthcare.gov. WECT in Wilmington, North Carolina reports that actual consumers have a much more difficult time in acquiring and paying […]

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BREAKING NEWS: US Appeals Court rules against Obama / IRS on their rewriting of tax subsidies in Halbig vs Burwell.

by Skip July 22, 2014

The Halbig vs Burwell, where the IRS decided that ALL Obamacare Exchanges could issue tax credits / subsidies (as opposed to what the law actually said, which was that ONLY State built Exchanges, not Federal ones, could issue those credits / subsidies to lower Obamacare premiums).  This is HUGE!  From the Washington Examiner: In a case […]

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