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South Dakota Resident Feels His Group Is Part Of IRS Targeting

South Dakota Resident Feels His Group Is Part Of IRS Targeting

South Dakota citizen Doug Loen thinks delays in getting IRS approval for a free market non-profit he’s founding is the result of the IRS targeting scandal that has made news nationally: Eighteen months now and counting – that’s how long Doug Loen has been waiting on the Internal Revenue Service to approve his application seeking

Report: No Liberal Or Even Non-Partisan Groups Say They Were Targeted By The IRS

“Republicans are looking for a conspiracy where there isn’t one,” Rep. Jim McDermott said of the inquiry into the IRS scandal during a House Ways and Committee hearing earlier this week. And yet, according to McClatchy, not a single liberal or even non-ideological group has come forward to say they were mistreated by the IRS

Is North Dakota For Sale To Conservation Groups?

Over the Memorial Day weekend my family and I stopped off at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center in Washburn (often derided as the world’s most expensive highway rest area by our legislators). The exhibits were underwhelming, to say the least, certainly not worth the more than $20 it cost my family to get in

IRS, White House Were Reviewing Conservative Watchdog Website Simultaneously

The big question in the IRS scandal is how far up the ladder knowledge of the targeting of conservative groups went. The Franklin Center for Government and Public Integrity has some circumstantial evidence indicating that their news website, WatchDog.org, was under heavy review by both the IRS and the White House at the same time:

The IRS Hassled Conservative Groups Even As Liberal Groups Got A Pass

The standard the IRS began applying to conservative groups in 2010 was bad enough. Demands for information about donors, and even what the group’s members were reading, are downright chilling. But the most damning aspect of this entire debacle is that liberal groups were given a pass on the scrutiny conservative groups were receiving. Yesterday,

IG Report Blames "Ineffective Management" For IRS Targeting Conservatives

You can read the full report below, but the blame for the IRS targeting conservative groups goes to “ineffective management” according to the Inspector General. Which is a little hard to believe given some of the other facts in the report. Such as this list of inappropriate questions sent to the groups: These sort of

IRS Targeting Of Tea Party Groups Reportedly Started In The 2010 Election Cycle

This is a significant development in that it shows, to an even greater degree, that the motivation for the IRS targeting conservative or “tea party” groups was political. Because the tea party movement started in 2009, and 2010 was the first election cycle in which the movement had an impact: But questions continued to swirl

Senior IRS Officials Knew About Conservative Groups Being Targeted In 2011

Via Ed Morrissey, it seems that the IRS targeting conservative groups isn’t something the IRS top brass just found out about it, and it wasn’t just some isolated low-level incident. That, according to the Associated Press: A federal watchdog’s upcoming report says senior Internal Revenue Service officials knew agents were targeting tea party groups in

Federal Employees Owe $3.5 Billion in Back Taxes, White House Employees Owe

Maybe this “pay your fair share” stuff should start with the federal government. In the White House, specifically: The number of federal workers and retirees who owed delinquent income taxes jumped by nearly 12 percent in 2011, the Internal Revenue Service said Friday. Nearly 312,000 federal workers and retirees owed more than $3.5 billion in

Gay Couple Denied Family Golfing Pass By Fargo Park Board

Sigh… FARGO – A Fargo gay couple legally married in another state says they may shoot for birdies elsewhere after being denied a discounted family pass to the city’s public golf courses. Katy Kjelvik and her wife, Steph Rindy, who were legally married in Iowa in 2011, were told Tuesday that they can’t receive a

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