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Ted Cruz: Simplify tax code to abolish IRS as we know it

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 18, 2015 at 1:00pm 1/18/2015 at 1:00pm

Why fix what you can abolish?

The scandal-laden IRS has found itself a new adversary in Senator Cruz.

Last week, Senator Cruz called for abolishing the IRS while joking that sending the agencies 110,000 employees to the Southern border was a better use of their time.

Fox News reports:

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New #IRSscandal e-mails reveal a very paranoid Lois Lerner

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 6:10pm 1/14/2015 at 6:10pm

Since 2013, we have been investigating charges that the IRS deliberately targeted and discriminated against conservative organizations that applied for tax-exempt status. Now, watchdog group Judicial Watch has uncovered even more evidence that the Washington office had something to hide during the initial Congressional investigations.

Today’s document release by Judicial Watch...

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Obamacare Bill Coming Due

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 4, 2015 at 9:00am 1/4/2015 at 9:00am

Tax season is right around the corner and this year brings another consequence of the Affordable Care Act. Many Americans are going to discover that instead of getting a tax refund, they will owe money to the IRS.

Tami Luhby of CNN Money reports:

Obamacare tax surprise looming

Obamacare enrollees who received subsidies to...

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Do you make the IRS feel ‘icky’?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 3:51pm 12/24/2014 at 3:51pm

Yesterday, the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform released a report on the IRS targeting of conservative organizations. Republican Representative Darrell Issa (CA-49), the outgoing Committee Chair, released the report that reviewed over 1.3 million pages of documents and 52 transcribed interviews.

The report is the most extensive to date.

The report’s...

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Who’s up for another IRS scandal?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 8:30am 12/4/2014 at 8:30am

Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio appeared on Greta Van Susteren’s program last night to discuss a new fold in the ongoing scandal at the Internal Revenue Service.

Would it surprise you to learn that the IRS shared confidential taxpayer information with the White House?

Video courtesy of the Gretawire blog:


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IRS finds 30,000 Lerner emails days after “threat” of buggy whipping

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 21, 2014 at 8:49pm 11/21/2014 at 8:49pm

CAUSE: November 19, 2014, IRS fears employees being “seized with spontaneous diarrhea”.

In a federal FOIA lawsuit by Judicial Watch seeking records of Lerner emails and IRS efforts to retrieve...

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IRS fears employees being “seized with spontaneous diarrhea”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 7:00am 11/19/2014 at 7:00am

Hey, remember the Reader Poll we did about whether it was okay to follow and try to interview Lois Lerner in her neighborhood?

Do you approve of media confronting Lois Lerner...

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Judicial Watch: IRS “did not undertake any significant efforts to obtain” missing Lerner emails

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 11:00am 11/6/2014 at 11:00am

Democrats who had hoped for at least a week to sleep off their election night hangovers are getting no rest after the latest disclosure of court documents by advocacy group Judicial Watch.

Judicial Watch has spent a great deal of time and resources seeking information about the IRS targeting of conservative groups.

In September,...

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Whatever happened to the IRS targeting scandal investigation?

http://youtu.be/khtcRyw9jrQ
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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 27, 2014 at 12:11pm 10/27/2014 at 12:11pm
http://youtu.be/khtcRyw9jrQ

It seems like it has fallen off the media radar completely.

Because Ebola.

Because ISIS.

Because 2014 Midterms.

Because Obama.

Because the Imperial Bureaucracy.

This video just released by the House Oversight Committee provides a good timeline of events:

After the midterms, time to ramp up the investigation.

Which is why taking back control of the Senate is so...

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Greg Gutfeld: “Seriously, that even made me feel bad for Lerner”

http://youtu.be/u88vMSbX_xA
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 7:00pm 10/9/2014 at 7:00pm
http://youtu.be/u88vMSbX_xA

Our reader poll turned up strong support for Jason Mattera confronting Lois Lerner in her neighborhood, including following her to a neighbor’s door.

Based on the comments to that post, I think the general reasoning in favor was that Lerner deserves to have to answer questions, they do it to us (60...

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Do you approve of media confronting Lois Lerner in her neighborhood? (Reader Poll)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 2:30pm 10/8/2014 at 2:30pm

(Reader Poll at bottom of post)

Jason Mattera of the Daily Surge recently filmed an unannounced confrontation with former IRS employee Lois Lerner in her own neighborhood.

Lerner fled his camera and tried (unsuccessfully)...

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Imperial Bureaucrat: Lois Lerner denies everything

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 10:00am 9/23/2014 at 10:00am

Lois Lerner broke her silence in an interview at Politico, according to Politico: Exclusive: Lois Lerner breaks silence.

More properly framed, Lerner repeated to Politico the same broad denials she made on the record in a House hearing just before pleading the 5th to avoid having those broad denials subjected to questioning.

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DOJ, Democrat Elijah Cummings spin together for the IRS

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 14, 2014 at 4:15pm 9/14/2014 at 4:15pm

Just when you thought that the IRS scandal couldn’t get any worse, the editors of Investor’s Business Daily have a new bombshell to offer.

It seems the Department of Justice has been working with Maryland Democrat Elijah Cummings, but not to uncover the truth:

DOJ Working With Elijah Cummings To Protect The IRS

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IRS reveals more emails missing and secret conservative donor research unit

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 11:30am 9/6/2014 at 11:30am

Stay awake on Fridays if you want to follow the IRS targeting scandal.

First, via The Hill, IRS: Five more staffers lost emails:

The IRS told lawmakers Friday that five staffers connected...

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Silencing conservative speech

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 10:03am 9/6/2014 at 10:03am

As part of my continuing effort to reach new audiences, I have a column at The Washington Times, A campaign to silence conservative speech:

For years, there has been a multipronged attempt to drive...

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Halbig goes en banc

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 5, 2014 at 3:02pm 9/5/2014 at 3:02pm

I don’t know how I missed this yesterday. Actually, I do know. I was off the internets for most of the day, and the world kept turning without me.

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals granted (Order embedded at bottom of post) en banc (full court) hearing in the Halbig...

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IRS: By the way, we also wiped clean Lois Lerner’s Blackberry

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/08/27/lois-lerner-blackberry-deliberately-destroyed-after-start-congressional-probe/
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 3:43pm 8/27/2014 at 3:43pm
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/08/27/lois-lerner-blackberry-deliberately-destroyed-after-start-congressional-probe/

I’m a day late to this, but better late than never.

After admitting that Lois Lerner’s supposedly missing emails were in the back-up system, the IRS has filed court documents in response to a Judge’s Order indicating that after Lerner was summoned to testify before Congress, the IRS wiped clean Lerner’s Blackberry.

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