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May 17, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from ORLANDO SENTINEL Former U.S. Rep. Allen West has a new job as a Fox News contributor, the cable channel announced Thursday. West, a staunch and vocal Republican tea party favorite, will offer political commentary across various daytime and prime-time programs, said Bill Shine, executive vice president of programming for the network. "Representative West's congressional and ...

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May 17, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from WAPO When the Barack H. Obama Foundation sought tax-exempt status to raise money for good works in Kenya, the Internal Revenue Service provided quick help. The IRS approved charitable status for the foundation, which was run by President Obama’s brother and named after his father, in about a month’s time. The IRS also agreed to ...

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May 16, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from DAILY MAIL Men who are physically strong are more likely to take a right wing political stance, while weaker men are inclined to support the welfare state, according to a new study. Researchers discovered political motivations may have evolutionary links to physical strength. Men's upper-body strength predicts their political opinions on economic redistribution, according to the ...

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May 16, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from BRANDON DARBY The IRS’s targeting of Tea Party groups went even further than has been revealed. A conservative Hispanic outreach group that educates Spanish-speaking and English-speaking Hispanic communities on the US Constitution was also targeted after applying for 501(c3) status, according to the group’s founder and president, Adryana Boyne. Boyne's organization, named Voces Action, also ...

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May 15, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

No, Obama didn't know the IRS was waging war on his enemies, not at all; nor did he order it... Related - SMOKING GUN, OBAMA BEHIND IRS WAR ON HIS ENEMIES: Obama Campaign Co-Chair Attacked Romney With Documents Illegally Given To Him By IRS Excerpted from WATCHDOG President Barack Obama’s executive staff reviewed Watchdog’s news website in record ...

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May 15, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from TOWNHALL Remember what we were told when this explosive story first broke less than a week ago? The IRS official in charge of tax exemptions for organizations said the improper methods employed within her division were executed by "low level workers" in Cincinnati who weren't motivated by "political bias," and impacted roughly 75 ...

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May 15, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from DAILY MAIL When a Tennessee lawyer asked the IRS for tax-exempt status for a mentoring group that trained high school and college students about conservative political philosophy, the agency responded with a list of 95 questions in 31 parts, including an ultimatum for a list of everyone the group had trained, or planned to ...

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May 14, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from CNN -- The Internal Revenue Service deliberately targeted groups with "tea party" in their names and who were applying for federal tax exempt status, delaying processing of their applications and requesting unnecessary information, according to an advance copy of a report by the agency's inspector general obtained Tuesday by CNN. The report found that for ...

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May 13, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

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May 10, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from CNS NEWS - The House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Oversight has thrown down an investigative gauntlet to the Internal Revenue Service, demanding that the agency hand over by next Wednesday every communication in its records that includes the words “tea party,” “patriot” or “conservative.” The committee is also demanding of the IRS that ...

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May 10, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from THE DAILY CALLER Conservative radio talker Mark Levin appears to have touched off the investigation into Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative political groups back in March 2012. In a letter last year on behalf of the Landmark Legal Foundation, an organization he heads, Levin requested an investigation into what he called “misconduct.” On ...

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May 10, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

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May 10, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from AP — The Internal Revenue Service is apologizing for inappropriately flagging conservative political groups for additional reviews during the 2012 election to see if they were violating their tax-exempt status. Lois Lerner, who heads the IRS unit that oversees tax-exempt groups, said organizations that included the words "tea party" or "patriot" in their applications ...

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May 9, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

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May 6, 2013 Comments Off Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The Other Stacy McCain: The first rule of Chip Gerdes was, nobody talked about Chip Gerdes. In a world of political fame-junkies, nobody was so deliberately anonymous as the man whose Twitter handle was @TookieW. That handle was, of course, an inside joke about Tookie Williams, one of the Left’s cop-killer heroes, and Chip ...

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May 6, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from NY DAILY NEWS Rush Limbaugh: Don’t blame me for WABC’s declining ad sales Rush Limbaugh insists it’s not his fault that ad revenue has dropped at his flagship WABC radio station — and if his boss keeps saying it is, Rush just may pack up his megadittoes and leave. In New York, that would ...

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May 5, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES Sen. Ted Cruz’s address at the annual South Carolina Republican Party dinner Friday helped feed growing speculation the freshman Texas senator sparked this week that he’s eyeing a run for the White House in 2016 — and raised yet another round of questions about his eligibility so serve in the Oval Office. Mr. ...

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May 3, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from WND As the Boys Scouts prepare to decide whether or not they will allow open homosexuals in their membership, churches nationwide that support the current policy will host a simulcast featuring Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Family Research Council President Tony Perkins. Perkins’ FRC is sponsoring “Stand with Scouts Sunday” this Sunday evening, which ...

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May 1, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from NATIONAL REVIEW Freshman senator Ted Cruz is considering a presidential run, according to his friends and confidants. Cruz won’t talk about it publicly, and even privately he’s cagey about revealing too much of his thought process or intentions. But his interest is undeniable. “If you don’t think this is real, then you’re not paying attention,” ...

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Apr 30, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from WND PALM BEACH, Fla. – Rush Limbaugh, the most-listened-to personality on radio, is now considering purchasing time on national television to address America with his conservative political views. “Folks, I’ve toyed with the idea of going to the networks and saying, ‘I want to buy 30 minutes.’ I actually have,” Limbaugh said on his ...

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Apr 25, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

MOTHER JONES Frank Luntz, the media-friendly Republican consultant and word wiz, told a group of college students this week that Rush Limbaugh and right-wing talk radio are "problematic" for the GOP and partly responsible for the stark polarization within the nation's political discourse. He only dared to speak so candidly about Limbaugh and other conservative hosts ...

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Apr 12, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

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Apr 10, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Note from Pat Dollard: 5 years ago we started running all the Newsbusted clips. Haven’t done it since 2010, but are bringing it back now as a regular feature for those of you who don’t make it over to Newsbusters regularly. Excerpted from NB STAFF Liberals absolutely hate being mocked. They love to ridicule and deride ...

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Apr 8, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from THE BLAZE On April 8, 2013, Baroness Margaret Thatcher, the last of a Cold Warrior triumvirate that included President Ronald Reagan and Blessed John Paul II, died of stroke, leaving the world to reflect on her remarkable legacy. “It was with great sadness that I learned of Lady Thatcher’s death. We have lost a great ...

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Apr 7, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

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