Why Is The IRS Scared To Give Up The Rest of Lois Lerner’s Emails?

Posted on April 17, 2014

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Key members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform expressed outrage at revelations made in newly released emails showing ex-IRS official Lois Lerner coordinating with the Department of Justice on prosecuting nonprofit groups. One committee member said the emails prove why the IRS is “scared to give up the rest of Lois Lerner’s […]

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The Constitution…Be Careful What You Wish For

Posted on April 16, 2014

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I’ve discussed before the trouble with relying on the Constitution when making arguments for this or that policy, particularly among libertarians. There is a great irony in seeing those that deride “statism” stand side-by-side with a document that created one of the largest, most overreaching states in the history of the world. Before the Constitution, […]

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Showdown in Nevada

Written by Gary North on April 16, 2014

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Let’s begin with a map. Here are some explanations. The United States government has direct ownership of almost 650 million acres of land (2.63 million square kilometers) — nearly 30% of its total territory. These federal lands are used as military bases or testing grounds, nature parks and reserves and Indian reservations, or are leased […]

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How Loud Does Money Talk? Proposed Time Warner and Comcast Merger Could Show

Posted on April 15, 2014

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A study recently released by Frontiers of Freedom suggests that in the Obama administration, money talks. The paper insists that crony capitalism is behind many of the Justice Department’s decisions when it comes to approving or rejecting mergers, and that “friends” of the Administration stand to gain enormous financial “gifts” in return for their generosity. […]

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Ukrainian Troops March To Regain Control Of Eastern Regions

Posted on April 15, 2014

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Ukraine’s acting president said Tuesday that a military operation to wrest control of cities in eastern Ukraine from pro-Russian militants has begun. Oleksandr Turchynov said that the “antiterrorist” operation began in the early morning hours in the northern Donetsk region, where the majority of the cities commandeered by pro-Russian forces are located. “Overnight, an antiterrorist […]

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Maybe Public Shaming Will Help This Bully Rethink His Ways

Posted on April 14, 2014

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Edmund Aviv of Ohio was convicted of harassment and bullying his neighbor and her disabled child. The judge sentenced him to 2 weeks of jail time, community service, a letter of apology, and anger management classes. And one more time-honored thing: public humiliation. He was required to spend five hours on the side of a […]

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