Donald R. McClarey

“Maverick” Strikes Again

As I said in 2008, I was voting for Palin:   (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released newly obtained internal IRS documents, including material revealing that Sen. John McCain’s former staff director and chief counsel on the Senate Homeland

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The Dog Ate My Tax Receipts Act

    The latest twist in the IRS scandal is the IRS claim that Lois Lerner’s hard drive failed and thus her e-mails for the time span during which the IRS was targeting conservative groups can’t be supplied to Congress.  The

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IRS Scandal: The Harassment of Pro-Lifers Continues

    Incredible.  Even after the exposure of the IRS targeting pro-life groups, go here to read about it, the IRS is continuing to target pro-life groups:   August 1, 2013 – Chicago)  Today, the Thomas More Society has submitted an updated second

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IRS Scandal: Holly Paz

Holly Paz, a former IRS Supervisor in Washington has some interesting things to say: A Washington-based IRS supervisor acknowledged she was personally involved in  reviewing Tea Party applications for tax-exempt status as far back as 2010, Fox  News confirms — a

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IRS Scandal: Our Nomenklatura

In the old Soviet Union and its Eastern bloc satellites, those who administered the country through the vast byzantine bureaucracies that sprang up were referred to by dissidents as the nomenklatura.  In Marxist terms they were a privileged class, living off

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IRS Scandal: Union of Party and State

  Content advisory as to the video, included because I am heartened by Jon Stewart’s outrage in regard to the IRS scandal. As usual, Mark Steyn gets to the heart of the matter in regard to the IRS Scandal: When the state has

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IRS Scandal: Becky Gerritson of Wetumpka

Yesterday victims of the IRS targeting of conservative groups spoke before the House committee investigating this attempt to use the IRS as a political weapon.  The most riveting testimony was by Becky Gerritson of Wetumpka, Alabama:   “In Wetumpka, we

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IRS Scandal: Omerta

  Addtional evidence from the IRS scandal that the country is being governed currently by gangsters: IRS employees interviewed during a Treasury inspector general’s audit would not say who ordered them to target conservative groups, the inspector general told members

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IRS Scandal: Your Tax Dollars at Play

From those same wonderful people at the IRS who gave us the Star Trek video, go here to view it.  The IRS is the living embodiment of govenmental waste, fraud and abuse.  We are bankrupting ourselves to fund a government

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IRS Scandal: 157 Visits to White House

    Hattip to commenter Art Deco who alerted me to this story.  Doug Shulman, the head of the IRS while the IRS was effectively operating as an arm of the Obama reelection campaign, visited the White House at least 157

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IRS Scandal: the Fifth Amendment, Useful Tools and Sacrificial Lambs

Lois Lerner, director of the IRS Exempts Division while the IRS was treating conservative groups with the same even-handedness displayed by a group of foxes debating the rights of chickens, took the Fifth Amendment, the privilege against self incrimination, before Congress last

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IRS Scandal: A Warning

      Hattip to CDR M at Ace of Spades.  Once you have governments using their resources against political adversaries the results can be dire indeed.  From the proprietor of the blog War News Update: I know that this

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IRS Scandal: You Are Going to Love Obamacare!

    This is almost getting farcial.  The IRS bureaucrat in charge of the tax exempt division of the IRS during the persecution of conservative groups is now the head of ObamaCare enforcement for the IRS.   The Internal Revenue

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IRS Scandal: Enforcer for Planned Parenthood

We’ll  try to cooperate fully with the IRS, because, as citizens, we feel a strong  patriotic duty not to go to jail. Dave Barry Ronald Reagan used to say that in his neighborhood the IRS was regarded as a terrorist

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IRS Scandal: Billy Graham

    Among non-Catholic Christian leaders, there is none that I respect more than Billy Graham.  My sainted mother, and if there was ever a woman more Catholic than the pope it was she, used to watch his crusades on

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IRS Scandal: The Chicago Way

  One of the interesting things about the IRS scandal is how obvious and ham-fisted the bias against conservative groups was:   In February 2010, the Champaign Tea Party in Illinois received approval of its tax-exempt status from the IRS

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A Public Service Announcement From The American Catholic

    Attention, attention!  All IRS employees who gave “special” attention to conservative groups at the behest of your politicial masters.  You are being thrown under the bus!  I repeat, you are being thrown under the bus! U.S. Attorney General

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IRS Scandal: Pro-life Groups Were Targets

  On any enemies list compiled by the Obama administration, no doubt pro-lifers would be near the top.  Illinois Review reveals today that pro-life groups were targeted by the IRS: Were pro-life groups also a target of the staunchly pro-abortion

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Richard Milhous Obama

Well, when the President does it, that means that it is not illegal. Richard Milhous Nixon With the IRS scandal and the revelation that the current administration has been secretly obtaining phone records of the press, the Obama administration is taking on a

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The IRS Scandal: The Hits Keep On Coming

  It is hard to keep up on the IRS scandal as disclosure followed disclosure today, all damning to the IRS and the administration.  Here is the latest: 1.  Low Level Employees in Cincinnati– Internal Revenue Service officials in Washington and at least

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George Will: How Stupid Do They Think We Are?

1. He has, acting personally and through his subordinates and agents, endeavoured to obtain from the Internal Revenue Service, in violation of the constitutional rights of citizens, confidential information contained in income tax returns for purposed not authorized by law,

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