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“I firmly believe that the gay community has the right to marry. Why shouldn’t they be as miserable as we heterosexuals. Sometimes wishing for something is better than having it.” — Clear Spring “To all the people out...
After listening to the news reports for the past week, I think I must be the only person in America who thinks that the IRS is supposed to look for people and groups who might try to evade taxes ("Taxing the tea party," May 13). I am an honest person...
WASHINGTON — A top Internal Revenue Service official invoked the 5th Amendment and declined to testify Wednesday before a House committee investigating the agency’s mishandling of applications by some conservative groups for tax-exempt status....
Apple, America’s richest, most innovative consumer technology company, is also the most creative in hiding billions of dollars in profits from the taxman, according to congressional investigators. But on Tuesday in testimony before the Senate...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — When a small anti-abortion group in Iowa sought nonprofit status, the IRS asked its board to promise not to organize protests outside Planned Parenthood and demanded to know how its prayer meetings and protest signs were...
Jules WitcoverWASHINGTON -- In the pell-mell rush in some quarters to equate the IRS scandal with Watergate, a question that featured prominently in the latter is bubbling up. That would be then-Sen. Howard Baker's query about Richard Nixon: "What did the president...
Tags: Politics, Jules Witcover, Joe Biden, Taxation, Richard Nixon
EARNS-DICK'S SPORTING GOODS Dick's Sporting Goods 1Q net income, revenue up PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dick's Sporting Goods says its net income rose 13 percent in the first quarter as revenue edged up and some expenses declined. Revenue was shy of...
Associated PressCINCINNATI (AP) — Tea party activists waving flags and signs, singing patriotic songs and chanting anti-IRS slogans held rallies outside federal buildings across the country to protest the agency's extra scrutiny of conservative groups. A crowd...
By Terri SchwartzZap2it 7:32 p.m. EDT, May 20, 2013 Not only has Sinbad gone bankrupt, but he's also facing a whole lot of debt. The comedian filed for Chapter 13 in April and claims he owes $8.3 million to the IRS for taxes from 1998 to 2006. He also...
Tags: Bankruptcy, Entertainment
Message to the president: Resistance is futile. There are plenty of juicy targets for investigators in the IRS scrutiny of conservative organizations that applied for tax-exempt status, but the most dangerous for President Obama is this: Did bureaucrats...
What is it about presidents' second terms that makes them seem so scandal-ridden? Simple: The iron law of longevity. All governments make mistakes, and all governments try to hide those mistakes. But the longer an administration is in office, the more...
WASHINGTON — During the 2010 campaign, Rep. Brad Sherman, a Democrat from Sherman Oaks, joked, "Every time I try to encourage the White House to do more to help us elect Democrats to the House of Representatives, I send them a picture of Darrell...
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