Tag Archive: IRS

Channeling Sherlock Holmes

Arthur Conan Doyle’s greatest creation, the pre-eminent logician and crime solver, Sherlock Holmes was wont to compare the human brain to an attic. It was his belief that the finite space was best employed as a storage bin for those items that would be of use in his work. Thus, at any given time, he…

Don’t Blame the Media For Not Pursuing News Stories… Blame Republicans!

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The other day, MSNBC’s Karen Finney was on her network discussing the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups. After spending some time unsurprisingly downplaying the story’s significance, she attempted to validate her cavalier take on the controversy by stating the following: “Everybody knew about this investigation long before the election. So, if they [Republicans] were that…

The IRS Hits the Century Mark

It is just possible that 1913 was one of the worst years in American history. Not only did Woodrow Wilson, a role model for Obama, become president, but the 16th Amendment was passed, giving Congress the right to levy income taxes on us. And as anyone who has been paying attention lately realizes, when you…

How Do We Know James Rosen Isn’t a Commie Spy?

President Obama is getting a bad rap.  His critics are blaming him for everything that is going wrong.  Cut the man some slack.  He’s the president.  How’s he supposed to know what’s going on in his government. Let’s start with Benghazi.  The president says neither he nor his political pals in the White House had…

Did Obama’s Media Market Bubble Burst?

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It sure has been interesting over the past week to watch the news media finally approach the Obama administration with the one tactic many of us thought they’d never use in their coverage: Some good old fashioned scrutiny. Despite showing up to the game way late on Benghazi, many in the mainstream media are actually…