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May 23, 2013
POLITICO Lois Lerner might win the legal battle but she's prolonging the political war. Instead of simply taking the scorn of lawmakers for a day, repeatedly invoking the Fifth Amendment to avoid self-incrimination, and then moving on, she chose defiance... (more)


May 23, 2013
ANDREW C. MCCARTHY You can always rely on the administration of Barack Obama, a former constitutional-law lecturer (or as his resume-inflating fans put it, "professor"), to do the sleazy thing when it comes to the Constitution the president is sworn to defend. Thus, the performance on Wednesday of Lois Lerner, chief of the Obama IRS's Conservative Harassment Division, before the House oversight committee... (more)


May 23, 2013
MICHELLE MALKIN Who is Judy Faulkner? Chances are, you don't know her -- but her politically connected, taxpayer-subsidized electronic-medical-records company may very well know you. Top Obama donor and billionaire Faulkner is founder and CEO of Epic Systems, which will soon store almost half of all Americans' health information... (more)


May 22, 2013
ASSOCIATED PRESS When a small anti-abortion group in Iowa sought nonprofit status, the IRS asked its board to promise not to organize protests outside Planned Parenthood and demanded to know how its prayer meetings and protest signs were educational... (more)


May 22, 2013
NEWSMAX True the Vote, a leading voters' rights organization, has filed suit in federal court against the Internal Revenue Service following disclosures that the IRS has been targeting the tea party and other conservative groups for scrutiny... (more)


May 22, 2013
ANDREW C. MCCARTHY It is the Washington way. Egregious misconduct surfaces, showcasing the militantly officious nature of bloated big-government bureaucracy. But the Beltway and the commentariat cry in unison for a special counsel, ensuring that the symptoms -- a few corrupt bureaucrats -- will get all the attention while the underlying cancer metastasizes... (more)


May 22, 2013
PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY The Gang of Eight immigration bill can be summed up as amnesty now, border closing never. The Department of Homeland Security is not required to build a fence (which was ordered by the Secure Fence Act signed by President George W. Bush). DHS is required only to submit a plan... (more)


May 22, 2013
WORLDNETDAILY A recent military report on sexual assault in the military shocked many in Washington and around the nation, but a leading expert on military personnel revealed the prevalence of men assaulting other men is one of the major headlines in this study... (more)


May 20, 2013
MOTHER JONES After a very long and demoralizing losing streak, supporters of marriage equality have recently experienced a string of victories so sudden and dramatic that it has their heads spinning... (more)


May 20, 2013
ALAN KEYES This week, I posted an essay on my blog aimed at clarifying what may be the key question for navigating the maze of lies Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Susan Rice, and other Obama faction officials are erecting to deceive the American people about what was really involved in the attack on the United States in Benghazi, Libya... (more)


May 20, 2013
CLIFF KINCAID Of the IRS abuse cases that have recently come to light, the use of the IRS to enforce the defunct "Fairness Doctrine" on broadcasters is one of the most disturbing. "I am alarmed by reports that suggest a federal official at the IRS instituting a de facto Fairness Doctrine," National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) President & CEO Dr. Frank Wright said in a press release... (more)


May 20, 2013
JOSEPH FARAH I have some experience with politically motivated tax audits. I also have some experience with the tea-party movement. I wrote the "Tea Party Manifesto,"which I am making available for a limited time for 99 cents because it is more relevant than ever. I was a headline speaker, along with Sarah Palin, at the first national tea-party convention, and you can see what I said there that I knew -- and predicted -- would lead to politically motivated audits of my tax returns... (more)


May 20, 2013
TIM CARNEY Benghazi. The IRS targeting the Tea Party. Feds snooping on the Associated Press. These dizzying controversies around the Obama administration all carry the same lesson: Watch what you say. On Benghazi, set aside for a moment the dust-ups over State Department officials changing talking points, White House officials misleading the media, and congressional Republicans misrepresenting administration emails... (more)


May 20, 2013
SEAN HIGGINS A story in the Washington Post yesterday about the Internal Revenue Service's Cincinnati office, which does most of the agency's nonprofit auditing, clearly contradicted earlier reports that the agency's targeting of Tea Party groups was the result of rogue agents... (more)


May 20, 2013
NEW YORK TIMES A senior adviser to President Obama mounted a combative defense of the administration on Sunday, saying the controversies enveloping the White House were the result of Republican lawmakers' trying to "drag Washington into a swamp of partisan fishing expeditions, trumped-up hearings and false allegations."... (more)


May 20, 2013
NEWSMAX Obama Senior Adviser Dan Pfeiffer went on all five Sunday talk shows to offer the administration's defense on three scandal fronts, but was pressed by veteran CBS correspondent Bob Schieffer on why the White House didn't send the chief of staff... (more)


May 20, 2013
MICHELLE MALKIN On Sept. 12, 2012, President Barack Obama vowed to "bring to justice" the perpetrators of the deadly attack in Benghazi, Libya. On Oct. 26, 2012, Obama said his "biggest priority" was bringing the "folks" in Libya responsible for murdering four Americans to "justice." Tick, tock, tick, tock... (more)


May 20, 2013
WORLDNETDAILY Hey, while Congress is investigating the use of the IRS to harass conservative activists, is trying to find out what the Obama White House covered up about Benghazi and is looking into why the Justice Department went after reporters' phone records, why not include a check into Obama's eligibility, too?... (more)


May 19, 2013
SUBMITTED BY A FRIEND OF RENEWAMERICA We the People, by the authority vested in us by the Declaration of Independence and secured as unalienable rights by the laws of the U.S. Constitution, do hereby respectfully request the Supreme Court of the United States uphold and defend the self-evident truths by which our authority as a nation is founded... (more)


May 19, 2013
ANDREW C. MCCARTHY "What would you be focusing on in the Benghazi investigation?" I spent many years in the investigation biz, so it's only natural that I've been asked that question a lot lately. I had the good fortune to be trained in Rudy Giuliani's U.S. attorney's office in Manhattan. Rudy famously made his mark by making law enforcement reflect what common sense knew: Enterprises take their cues from the top... (more)


May 18, 2013
GARTH KANT "Is this still America? Is this government drunk on power?" asked the incredulous congressman. Then Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, got right to the question of the hour, "Mr. Miller, who in the IRS is responsible for targeting conservative organizations?"... (more)


May 18, 2013
WASHINGTON TIMES An exasperated Rep. Pat Tiberi on Friday asked the former acting chief of the IRS to explain to Congress why he would move the leader of the division that targeted conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status to a branch that is overseeing one of the most partisan issues of recent memory -- President Obama's health care law... (more)


May 18, 2013
NEWSMAX Bob Woodward, who helped break the Watergate scandal as a Washington Post reporter in the early 1970s, sees a similarity between those events and the Benghazi scandal now embroiling the Obama administration... (more)


May 16, 2013
WES VERNON, RA ANALYST This nation, and those the world over who yearn for freedom, suffered a loss last week. Herbert Romerstein, easily one of the world's foremost experts on the evil deeds of Communism and other of America's enemies, passed away May 7... (more)


May 16, 2013
CLIFF KINCAID The revelations about IRS targeting of voices opposed to Barack Obama's political agenda came of no surprise to filmmaker Joel Gilbert. His private financial accounts were hacked into and the information used by a George Soros-linked journalist, Seth Rosenfeld, before the presidential election. Gilbert wants to know who provided Rosenfeld with his private bank records. Was it someone at the IRS? Or at the White House?... (more)