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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, May 15th, 2014
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IRS inspector: $13 billion or more in Earned Income Tax Credit fraud went to 25% of recipients

The Internal Revenue Service paid more than $13 billion in tax credits last year to people who may not have qualified, a government investigator said Tuesday. photo by photoSteve101 via Flickr The agency’s inspector More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, May 2nd, 2014
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NAACP head in Los Angeles, Leon Jenkins, resigns after Donald Sterling scandal

NAACP interim President and CEO Lorraine Miller has accepted the resignation of the Los Angeles chapter president after questions surfaced as to why his branch honored L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling. In a letter More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, April 15th, 2014
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Pope Francis apologizes for Catholic Church’s ‘evil’ sex abuse scandal

Pope Francis I offered his more sincere apologies to the world for the sexual abuse scandal associated with the Catholic Church. The Pope asked for forgiveness “for the damage” that abusive priests have inflicted More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014
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John Boehner says House will pressure DOJ for criminal charges against Lois Lerner

House Speaker John Boehner confirmed to Fox News’ Megyn Kelly Monday that lawmakers plan to press the Justice Department to consider a criminal case against ex-IRS official Lois Lerner for “misleading the Congress.” photo More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, March 28th, 2014
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IRS head doesn’t comply with Congress, Lois Lerner emails could take years

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen rejects the assertion his agency is ‘slow rolling’ requests for Lois Lerner’s e-mails by a House panel investigating allegations that the agency targeted Tea Party, More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, March 14th, 2014
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Thomas More Society Evidence Supports Congressional Report: IRS Targeting Conservative Groups

PRESS RELEASE: This week, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform released a staff report entitled “Lois Lerner’s Involvement in the IRS Targeting of Tax-Exempt Organizations,” More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, March 8th, 2014
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Sen. Gillibrand’s ‘Military Justice Improvement Act’ falls short in the Senate

The legislation sponsored by New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, S. 1752, or the Military Justice Improvement Act was introduced to combat sexual assault and other violent crimes in the military by restructuring More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, February 21st, 2014
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‘Bates Motel’ season 2 preview: Freddie Highmore’s Norman not the only suspect in Ms Watson’s death

The hit A&E show Bates Motel is set to return after a major death at the end of the first season. TV Guide tries to preview what lies ahead for fans and Norman Bates (Freddie Highmore). “The new season focuses More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
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My favorite President: Warren G. Harding

I was watching the Fox News Channel talk show, The Five, on President’s Day, and after listening the very predictable favorites from the talk show cast, it made me sit down for a moment to think how I might More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 14th, 2014
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Bob Jones University under fire for firing investigating team exploring sexual abuse allegations

The NY Times reported on the recent firing of G.R.A.C.E. (Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment, or Grace) at Bob Jones University which has sparked attacks and questions to explain the university’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 8th, 2014
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IRS still targeting conservative, tea party and religious groups seeking tax exempt status

A conservative group claiming it was targeted by the Internal Revenue Service headlined hearings on Thursday as details continue to emerge which prove the IRS is still delaying applications for tax exempt status More...

By Stephen Nevets On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
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Chloe Bennet confirms Skye knows the truth from recent ‘Agents of SHIELD’ episode

The recent episode of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. featured the revelation that Skye (Chloe Bennet) is actually an 0-8-4, which is S.H.I.E.L.D. code for “object of unknown origin.” Agent Phil More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, January 17th, 2014
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This Day in History: Drudge Report breaks the Monica Lewinsky scandal

News of the Lewinsky scandal first broke on January 17, 1998, on the Drudge Report, which reported that Newsweek editors were sitting on a story by investigative reporter Michael Isikoff exposing the affair. The More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, January 4th, 2014
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This Day in History: Richard Nixon refuses to handover Watergate tapes and documents

Forty years ago one of the greatest scandals in American history took a dreaded turn for the worse as President Nixon refused to comply with a Senate subpoena for the Watergate tapes and documents. President Nixon More...

By The Founding Parents On Saturday, December 28th, 2013
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What I want from a President

What I want from a President is someone who knows that they are Public Servant Number One, in the same group as the garbage collector or the postal worker just higher up the pay scale. Someone who knows they weren’t More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, December 20th, 2013
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Biggest Political Hypocrites of 2013: Marco Rubio on Obamacare, Mitch McConnell on shutdown

Many critics would target the President of democrats over different sound bites or comments during 2013, but two major hypocritical moves by two high profile republicans were extremely significant. Photo/Congressional More...

By Stephen Nevets On Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
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Pope Francis to Help Launch a Global Wave of Prayer to End World Hunger

PRESS RELEASE: Pope Francis will help launch a global wave of prayer to end  world hunger, which affects 842 million people. Pope Francis I March 2013 photo by Casa Rosada via wikipedia At noon local time, a global More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 21st, 2013
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IRS Scandal leaves Non-profit division with a staff which has ‘essentially no tax administration experience’

The greatest fallout from the IRS scandal may be the quality of staff left behind after the purge which has occurred at the non-profit wing of the agency. Bloomberg reports that sources say they see “heightened More...

By Judy Aron On Sunday, November 10th, 2013
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Obama gets the lead out: shortage on batteries, bullets and equipment coming

What a tragedy. As of December, our country will no longer possess the capability to produce lead.    Photo/Arthurrh via wikimedia commons We will instead, be at the mercy of countries like Communist China More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, October 4th, 2013
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National Organization for Marriage sues IRS for leaking tax documents to Human Rights Campaign

The National Organization for Marriage announced Thursday a lawsuit in federal court against the Internal Revenue Service for illegally releasing confidential tax documents to the Human Rights Campaign. After the More...


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