Two Republican Congressmen are inquiring whether the U.S. Treasury Department went after auto dealerships owned by conservatives after the Federal government, in 2009, became majority owner of General Motors as part of a $50 billion Congressional bailout. Mike Kelley (R-Pa.) and Jim Renacci (R-Ohio) released a letter they sent to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew Thursday, […]
Peggy Noonan, who’s written speeches for two Republican Presidents and served as a consultant on NBC’s ‘The West Wing,’ penned a column in the Wall Street Journal Thursday that bypasses the partisan indictments of the Administration of President Barack Obama over the IRS’ political discrimination scandal, focusing instead on the issue’s threat to the fundamental […]
Earlier this week, three attackers kicked in the front door to a home in southwest Houston and proceeded to whoop up on a resident of the home before stuffing him into an upstairs closet. Lucky for him it’s where a gun was stored. According to KHOU, the man reportedly waited until it sounded quiet downstairs […]
Seeing the mayor of a California city of nearly 300,000 people don a studded warrior’s helmet and brandish a medieval-looking mace in order to make a point might have been bizarre for residents of beleaguered Stockton. But at least Mayor Anthony Silva didn’t pull out a gun, or a model of a gun, or – […]
During Congressional questioning of Steven Miller, the former Internal Revenue Service acting commissioner, Representative Kevin Brady (R-Texas) had a simple question for the taxman: Is this still America? “Is this still America?” asked Brady. “Is this government so drunk on power that it would turn its full force, full might, to harm, intimidate, and threat an […]
Here is a collection of some of the stories that Personal Liberty staffers will be keeping an eye on throughout the day. Click the links for the full stories. Asked what the IRS needs to prevent future abuse, outgoing commissioner Steve Miller said…more money. Topping off the insincerity: Jay Carney had this to say about […]
Florida may be known as a tax-friendly State, but a damning report this week reveals leaders are finding innovative and crooked ways to surreptitiously nickel-and-dime citizens in order to enrich public coffers.
Democratic apologists have had a busy few days as the Barack Obama Administration’s lack of competence has taken center stage in the American psyche with story upon story of scandal and screwup. Those who feel the need to defend the President and his wayward Administration have used a variety of tactics.
The scandals involving ideology-based discrimination and politically motivated targeting under the Administration of President Barack Obama are revealing more than a lack of oversight; they’re revealing a pervasive culture of illegal, unethical and immoral discrimination against conservatives and political opposition emanating from the executive branch.
When Eric Holder visited Capitol Hill to answer lawmakers’ questions on Wednesday, he made a few things clear: There are many things related to recent Barack Obama Administration scandals that the Attorney General claims not to know. There are also some things that he knows that no one else can know. And he thinks the executive branch of government is more powerful and, therefore, deserves respect from members of the legislative branch.