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  • IRS arrogance in targeting the tea party is no surprise

    IRS arrogance in targeting the tea party is no surprise
    While the scandal with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) targeting conservative and tea party groups continues in the news, it should be pointed out what kind of disgrace it is to target conservatives like this just for their beliefs ("Senate widens...
  • IRS history repeats itself

    IRS history repeats itself
    I'm of the era when a certain powerful individual also wielded the Internal Revenue Service as an effective weapon against any and all perceived enemies. The French, of course say: Le plus ca change, le plus c'est la meme chose. But I'm reminded of a...
  • IRS inquiry just getting started

    IRS inquiry just getting started
    The current congressional hearings concerning the Internal Revenue Service are nothing but a dog and pony show ("At hearing, IRS official mum," May 23). I heard Rep. Elijah Cummings in a TV interview try to blame former President George W. Bush for the...
  • IRS closed today

    IRS closed today
    As part of the sequester to cut federal spending, the IRS will be closed today. Offices, toll-free hotlines, the taxpayer advocate service and hundreds of taxpayer assistance centers — closed. Workers at the agency won’t be paid. This is...
  • First Amendment clause-trophobia

    First Amendment clause-trophobia
    "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a...
  • Searching for top of IRS scandal

    Searching for top of IRS scandal
    Is the Internal Revenue Service really doing its job when the only organizations subject to delay and refusal of tax exempt status are ones that are opposed to current administration policies? For the IRS there appears to have been a very definite bias,...
  • Howard County Police warn elderly residents about financial scams

    Police in Howard County are warning elderly residents to watch out for financial scams. The warning comes after an 86-year-old Elkridge man wired $151,000 to cover what he believed were taxes on a fake $1.6 million prize check, police said. Police are...
  • Obama's 'Katrina moment'

    Obama's 'Katrina moment'
    It has been a rough week or so for the Obama administration. From Benghazi to the tapping of reporters' phones to the IRS admitting that it targeted conservative groups for extra scrutiny, the press is in a frenzy, and many are questioning President...
  • Why should tea party groups be tax exempt?

    Why should tea party groups be tax exempt?
    Like most people, I was originally horrified by the reported targeting of tea party groups ("IRS head forced to go," May 16). I am now less horrified. It is reported that various tea party groups were requesting tax exempt status as a "social welfare"...
  • Biased press doesn't deserve protection

    Biased press doesn't deserve protection
    The IRS is constitutionally protected in the execution of its duties to collect income taxes. Reporters are constitutionally protected when they report fairly and honestly. The First Amendment gives the right to print the truth, not to print biased...
  • President talks economy, jobs in Baltimore

    President talks economy, jobs in Baltimore
    As he traveled through Baltimore to promote his jobs agenda on Friday, President Barack Obama found himself sitting near a 29-year-old man who was uncertain how to reset his life after being released from prison two years ago. In one of the few...
  • Harris links IRS scandal to Obamacare in address

    Harris links IRS scandal to Obamacare in address
    Rep. Andy Harris of Maryland used a rare opportunity to speak on behalf of the Republican Party on Saturday to tie the unfolding IRS scandal to President Barack Obama's 2010 overhaul of the nation's health care system. Noting that the Internal...