Could the IRS be governed by multiple commissioners? Some lawmakers hope so. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee yesterday heard pitches for proposed reforms... Read More The post Lawmakers Ponder Ways to ‘Get Politics Out of the IRS’ appeared first on Daily Signal.
Rep. Tim Walberg, R-Mich., says his proposed Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Act will address mounting concern about what some call the encouragement of corruption in... Read More The post Legislation Introduced to Curb Civil Forfeiture’s ‘Perverse’ Incentives appeared first on Daily Signal.
The House Ways and Means Committee today released emails from Lois Lerner, former head of the Internal Revenue Service’s tax-exempt organizations division, in which she... Read More The post In IRS Emails, Lois Lerner Calls Conservatives ‘Crazies’ and … Worse appeared first on Daily Signal.
White House senior advisor Dan Pfeiffer responded to the House vote to sue President Obama for abusing his executive authority by announcing another executive order. Pfeiffer also promised that Obama would take unilateral action on immigration. “The President is not going to back away from his efforts to use his authority to solve problems and help American […]
On Wednesday’s Special Report, Charles Krauthammer said that Democrats will come to rue their response to President Obama’s executive overreach. “The president’s job is not, as the president says, to help people — that’s his interpretation of what he does — it’s to faithfully execute the laws that Congress has passed,” Krauthammer said. “That is as clear as […]
Why are top Republicans so determined to cut themselves off at the knees? The GOP believes it has a problem: President Obama calculates that it helps him and hurts Republicans to claim, falsely, that Republicans are about to impeach him, so that is what Democrats are doing. As I argued before — and it sounds as if Bill Kristol agrees — this is a foolish calc […]
Pity poor J Street. As Israelis seek to defend themselves against Hamas rockets and terrorist tunnels, the left-wing lobby finds itself in a tough spot. Its flagging bid for mainstream support has caused it to try and craft a low-key position of support for Israeli self-defense. But that nuanced stance is causing many of J […]
How should pro-Israel Democrats respond to the fact that support for Israel in their party is dropping? That question has renewed relevance with the latest polls showing increasing disapproval of Israel within the Democratic Party. Last week’s Gallup poll showed that Democrats do not think Israel’s actions in Gaza are justified by a 47-31 percent […]
The news out of the Middle East is pretty grim these days. But it is possible to find some humor even in the midst of war. For that we can thank Kentucky Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes who told the Lexington Herald-Leader that the Iron Dome missile defense system protected Israel against terrorist tunnels. “Obviously, Israel […]