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The Scandal That Must Not Be Named

Paul Jacob, “They’ve been burned. They’ve been hammered. They’ve been bludgeoned,” George Washington University law professor Miriam Galston explains to the Washington Post. “They’re trying to survive.” In this heartbreaking discussion during this special time of year, the “they” are the poor, long-suffering folks . . . at the Internal Revenue Service. It is a terrible,

With Deferral of Obamacare Fix, It’s Time to Focus on Simplifying Tax Code

Hank Adler, The hopefully temporary deferral of the repeal and replacement of ObamaCare represents a great opportunity to simplify the tax code and re-organize federal welfare payments. It also represents an opportunity to make some long term progress on slowing the continuing increase in the cost of healthcare. Eliminate every tax credit in the Internal

House votes to protect ‘dark money’ political donors

The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to protect the identities of wealthy individuals and others who make anonymous, or “dark money,” donations to politically active nonprofit groups. The measure, which drew lobbying support from billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch, was approved in a 240-180 vote along party lines. It would prohibit

An Opportunity For Congressman Issa, House Oversight Committee

 As has been widely reported, my friend John Eastman stated yesterday that his Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence has successfully represented the National Organization for Marriage in its lawsuit against the Internal Revenue Service for the illegal disclosure of the organization’s donor list.  That list was disclosed to an individual in Boston by the name of

Virginia Democrat Grills IRS Commissioner, Discovers Democrats’ 2014 Campaign Strategy

Duane Patterson,  What a grand day for the Democratic Party Monday turned out to be. Their soon-to-be supreme empress, Hillary Rodham Clinton, began the day with a print interview given to the Guardian that Ed talked about, where she tried to say no, really, we’re not rich, trust us. Even the Morning Joe panel on