Give Homeschoolers a Break

Amid talk of vouchers and charter schools, the Trump administration should consider significant tax breaks for homeschoolers. The reasons for homeschooling vary. Some parents want to emphasize a religious education for their children. Others want to avoid the left-leaning indoctrination of public schools. Still others face inadequate or unsafe schools. According to the National Home … Continue reading Give Homeschoolers a Break

Clinton’s Benghazi Email Circus

By A.P. Dillon Judicial Watch has been instrumental in following the paper trail with regards to the Benghazi scandal. According to Judicial Watch this week, "The new documents show that the Obama administration engaged domestic and foreign Islamist groups and foreign nationals to push the Internet video narrative." Judicial Watch issued a statement this week with an … Continue reading Clinton’s Benghazi Email Circus

Did you know the IRS employees are unionized?

by Fausta Rodriguez Wertz Imagine my surprise when I opened my email this morning and found a link to Roger Kimball's post, Deunionize the IRS. Say what? Deunionize? As Roger asks, "The government’s tax collecting agency is unionized?" What union? The union in question is The National Treasury Employees Union. According to the web site of the … Continue reading Did you know the IRS employees are unionized?

Loss and Prophet (UPDATED)

by baldilocks So the IRS lost two years worth of Lois Lerner’s emails? Huh. And they are saying that it’s a hard disc error? Hmm. And there are no servers with these emails on them? Imagine that. And the House Ways and Means Committee Chairman has asked the…wait for it…the Department of Justice to investigate … Continue reading Loss and Prophet (UPDATED)

The Fifth Amendment – Some Perspective

I was talking with a friend of mine recently about some issues that arise on the nightly news.  Many of these revolve around the Constitution and various things that show up on the nightly news about this document.  The friend was also an Army Veteran and between the two of us have spent enough years … Continue reading The Fifth Amendment – Some Perspective

The One Defense of the IRS

Dr. Peter Blood:  Faith, there's a witness that you can't deny: yourself, sir! For if I'm not a physician, how is it I know that you're a dying man? The death to which you're dooming hundreds of poor men daily - in a frantic effor to send their souls to perdition before your own - … Continue reading The One Defense of the IRS

Lerner takes the 5th…and the Conversation

Yesterday while I was giving my wife her belated mothers day gift of a Drive to Maine to visit fabric stores Lois Lerner went before the House committee investigating the IRS scandal. The Video is not a good image for the White House and will surely be part of many a GOP ad as 2014 … Continue reading Lerner takes the 5th…and the Conversation

Road to Nixonville Lois Lerner to plead the 5th

Bailiff: Do you swear to tell the truth the whole truth and nothing but the truth so help you God? Fonz: Let me tell you something, the Fonz is straight. Happy Days Two Angry Men 1976 While I'm waiting for my Tea Party videos to upload when I saw this news for the first time: … Continue reading Road to Nixonville Lois Lerner to plead the 5th

How Stupid do you think we are: IRS/Green Lantern Edition

Abin Sur Yes…by the green beam of my ring…I see that you are honest! And the battery has already selected you as one born without fear! So you pass both tests, Hal Jordan Showcase #22 SOS Green Lantern October 1959 If there is one thing that I've seen a lot of when I've been out … Continue reading How Stupid do you think we are: IRS/Green Lantern Edition

Is this the first Post American Administration?

The high priest questioned Jesus about his disciples and about his doctrine. Jesus answered him, "I have spoken publicly to the world. I have always taught in a synagogue or in the temple area 10 where all the Jews gather, and in secret I have said nothing. Why ask me? Ask those who heard me … Continue reading Is this the first Post American Administration?

Evidence of IRS Misconduct Against Pro-Life Groups: The Conspiracy Continues

The Thomas Moore Society, "a national not-for-profit law firm that exists to restore respect in law for life, marriage, and religious liberty" based in Chicago, states that they provided evidence and analysis of IRS discrimination against pro-life groups. Thomas More Society President Thomas Brejcha, Executive Director Peter Breen, and Special Counsel Sally Wagenmaker, prepared the legal … Continue reading Evidence of IRS Misconduct Against Pro-Life Groups: The Conspiracy Continues

Demoralized as Hell: If you do Everything Edition

He took long chances but he took them because he had to. If Grant had not had superior numbers, he might have taken chances as long as Lee took. The only way to win for Lee was with long chances, and it made him brilliant. Shelby Foote on Robert E. Lee For a very long … Continue reading Demoralized as Hell: If you do Everything Edition

It’s all in a Name

Juliet: That which we call a Rose by any other name would smell as sweet Romeo & Juliet Act 2 Scene 2 Let your 'Yes' mean 'Yes,' and your 'No' mean 'No.' Anything more is from the evil one. Matthew 5:37 Sir Humphrey Appleby: East Yemen, isn't that a democracy? Sir Richard Wharton: Its full … Continue reading It’s all in a Name

Subscription Tease Multipliers & the IRS Scandal

This weeks subscription commentary talks about multipliers What a lot of people don't realize is multipliers work in both directions. The full commentary & explanation is here. If you are not a Current Tip Jar Hitter this week or a subscriber then there are two ways to see it. #1 Simply hit DaTipJar for any … Continue reading Subscription Tease Multipliers & the IRS Scandal

…and NO IRS special committee either

Following up on yesterday's post concerning how to go forward on the IRS investigation there question is going to be asked, do you have a special committee or do you just give this to the standard committee's that would handle such and investigation. While there are some advantages to a special committee there is a … Continue reading …and NO IRS special committee either

Obama press conference on IRS scandal has no substance

The President did his best to show anger and shock at the IRS’s mishandling of conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status in a press conference this evening where he took no questions.  He promised to “hold responsible parties” accountable claiming that he “will not tolerate” this type of behavior in any agency, but especially the … Continue reading Obama press conference on IRS scandal has no substance

Liberal Impeachment talk? It’s a Trap!

FRIAR LAURENCE Wisely and slow; they stumble that run fast. Romeo & Juliet Act 2 Scene 4 Lt. Kaffee: It's doesn't matter what I believe it only matters what I can prove A Few Good Men 1992 9th Doctor: People have died, Cassandra. You murdered them. Cassandra: It depends on your definition of 'people'. And … Continue reading Liberal Impeachment talk? It’s a Trap!

Byron York’s Mea Culpa to the New York Times

Amy: In a world ruled by a giant beaver, mankind builds many dams to please the beaver overlord. The low-lying city of Copenhagen is flooded. Thousands die. Devastated, the Danes never invent their namesake pastry. (pause) How does one miss that?  The Big Bang Theory The Zazzy Substitution 2010 In the reporting Business everyone makes … Continue reading Byron York’s Mea Culpa to the New York Times