The Internal Revenue Service chief counsel’s office in Washington, D.C., was directly involved in orchestrating the byzantine, discriminatory application process that targeted conservative groups seeking nonprofit, tax-exempt status, according to an IRS attorney.
A growing number of Americans are losing faith in the United States’ capitalist economic system, according to the results of a recent survey from the Public Religion Research Institute.
A Texas police officer has been jailed after a police affidavit revealed he allegedly battered, without provocation, an innocent female pedestrian who happened to be walking near the scene of an unrelated late-night traffic stop.
The California State Senate is considering a statewide conversion to non-renewable digital license plates that would be able to collect electronic information, such as determining whether a motorist has pre-paid a road toll, in a bid to do away with what sponsors feel is the costly, inconvenient process of producing, distributing and renewing traditional license […]
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The Federal government will soon begin to examine American shopping patterns in order to find out where bureaucracy could best intervene in order to encourage Americans to make healthier choices with food purchases. A $149,074 U.S. Department of Agriculture grant awarded to the University of Kentucky in April for the study titled, “Adolescent and Parent […]
A Texas man who served for 20 years in the U.S. Army after being convicted for a minor drug charge in 1971 was turned away from a local Walmart after attempting to purchase a .22-caliber rifle and failing a Federal background check for his 42 year-old offense. According to a report from CBS Houston, Ron […]
The Justice Department, likely getting ready to further investigate the shooting of Florida teen Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman, has asked police in Sanford, Fla., to hold all evidence related to the case, including Zimmerman’s handgun. The move comes as Justice officials weigh levying civil rights charges against Zimmerman. “As the Department first acknowledged last […]
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The partner of a California man is suing the Kern County sheriff’s department after a May incident in which she alleges sheriff’s deputies attacked him while he slept in someone’s front yard and beat him to death, without his having had a chance to demonstrate that he was a potential threat to their safety.