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Federal Judge Hands Partial Win To Americans On No-Fly ListBig labor's federal union violence exemption has cost workers their livesIRS continues to hound Tea Party PatriotsState may revoke charter of closed Houston schoolIRS continues to hound Tea Party Patriots, demands more data for tax-exempt ...Rogue Tax Collectors? How About One Who Skimmed $1.3MIRS continues to hound Tea Party PatriotsArizona AG: Arrests made in state's largest undercover food stamp operation ...State may revoke charter of closed Houston schoolState may revoke charter of closed Houston schoolU.S.-Swiss Tax Deal Impacts U.S. Account Holders and Dozens of Swiss ...Obama proposes new gun control stepsIRS official says her family is being harassed, threatenedIRS official who scrutinized conservative groups facing harassment, attorney saysReport: Former head of Virginia Democratic Party worked for McAuliffe's ...

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Are you ready for a Monica Lewinsky/Bill Clinton sex tape?
Daily CallerAugust 1, 2013

Radar Online (I know) is saying that the National Enquirer (I know) has obtained an audiotape that Lewinsky recorded for Slick Willie back in Nov. '97: A sex tape that Monica Lewinsky recorded for Bill Clinton at the height of their scandalous affair ...more »

IRS Harassment of Pro-Life Groups Continues Despite Claims to Contrary
LifeNews.comAugust 1, 2013

All three groups' tax exemptions were delayed 13-16 months with IRS supervisors, including Lois Lerner, singling out their applications for further review by an “exemption organization specialist.” While Thomas More Society attorneys have intervened ...more »

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Federal Judge Hands Partial Win To Americans On No-Fly List
Mintpress NewsAugust 31, 2013

This May 11, 2012, photo shows Nusrat Chadoury, lead attorney for the plaintiffs, National ACLU National Security Program, talking with reporters following oral arguments on the ACLU No Fly List challenge, in Portland, Ore. ... Brown also noted that ...more »

Big labor's federal union violence exemption has cost workers their lives
Daily CallerAugust 30, 2013

Local union lawyers recently used the Enmons precedent to defend union thugs in Buffalo, New York who stabbed a construction company owner in the neck, threw scalding hot coffee at nonunion construction workers, caused $330,000 of damage by pouring ...more »

IRS continues to hound Tea Party Patriots
GOPUSAAugust 30, 2013

The letter also is proof that, while President Obama and other liberals have referred to the situation as a "phony scandal," conservative organizations still are targets, said Cleta Mitchell, a Washington, D.C., lawyer representing the Tea Party ...more »

State may revoke charter of closed Houston school
Houston ChronicleAugust 30, 2013

A finance manager was accused of embezzling about $40,000, and the school owes thousands of dollars to the IRS, according to an audit report and education agency records. The entity that runs the school, Galaviz Academy, also lost its tax-exempt 501(c ...more »

IRS continues to hound Tea Party Patriots, demands more data for tax-exempt ...
Washington TimesAugust 30, 2013

The letter also is proof that, while President Obama and other liberals have referred to the situation as a “phony scandal,” conservative organizations still are targets, said Cleta Mitchell, a Washington, D.C., lawyer representing the Tea Party ...more »

Rogue Tax Collectors? How About One Who Skimmed $1.3M
ForbesAugust 30, 2013

Even before the recent spate of IRS scandals, what if you show up at a party and say you work for the IRS–or some other tax agency? It may be more ... His lawyer anticipates a guilty plea and that his client will be ordered to pay restitution. It ...more »

IRS continues to hound Tea Party Patriots
Washington TimesAugust 30, 2013

The letter also is proof that, while President Obama and other liberals have referred to the situation as a “phony scandal,” conservative organizations still are targets, said Cleta Mitchell, a Washington, D.C., lawyer representing the Tea Party ...more »

Arizona AG: Arrests made in state's largest undercover food stamp operation ...
Daily CallerAugust 30, 2013

“This business was stealing taxpayer money by allowing a person with a food stamp card to purchase something small, such as a bag of chips, and then overcharge that card to make a fraudulent profit,” Horne explained in a statement. “This seizure is the ...more »

State may revoke charter of closed Houston school
Houston ChronicleAugust 30, 2013

A finance manager was accused of embezzling about $40,000, and the school owes thousands of dollars to the IRS, according to an audit report and education agency records. The entity that runs the school, Galaviz Academy, also lost its tax-exempt 501(c ...more »

State may revoke charter of closed Houston school
Houston ChronicleAugust 30, 2013

A finance manager was accused of embezzling about $40,000, and the school owes thousands of dollars to the IRS, according to an audit report and education agency records. The entity that runs the school, Galaviz Academy, also lost its tax-exempt 501(c ...more »

U.S.-Swiss Tax Deal Impacts U.S. Account Holders and Dozens of Swiss ...
PR Newswire (press release)August 29, 2013

Mark Matthews of Caplin & Drysdale, a former IRS and DOJ senior official, explained, "The U.S. believes that a number of Swiss banks marketed themselves to customers leaving banks under investigation, and the penalty structure in this agreement is ...more »

Obama proposes new gun control steps
Daily CallerAugust 29, 2013

Joined by Attorney General Eric Holder, Biden formally unveiled the new measures Thursday while swearing in Todd Jones, whose confirmation to head the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives after six years of political wrangling to fill ...more »

IRS official says her family is being harassed, threatened
StandardNetAugust 29, 2013

WASHINGTON — A top Internal Revenue Service official has faced harassment, including threatening telephone calls and visits to her home, after being singled out for criticism by Republicans, her attorney alleges in a letter to lawmakers. The official ...more »

IRS official who scrutinized conservative groups facing harassment, attorney says
Washington PostAugust 29, 2013

The uproar was sparked by an inspector general's audit that found that the agency inappropriately targeted applicants for extra scrutiny based on their names, which often suggested political preferences. The issue led to a string of congressional ...more »

Report: Former head of Virginia Democratic Party worked for McAuliffe's ...
Daily CallerAugust 29, 2013

GreenTech Automotive, co-founded by McAuliffe, is currently under Securities and Exchange Commission investigation, and the scandal is gaining heat as McAuliffe's race against Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli progresses. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration ...more »

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