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  • 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...
  • The real scandal is the GOP's lack of solutions to the nation's problems

    The real scandal is the GOP's lack of solutions to the nation's problems
    Commentator Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s recent column on the IRS scandal shows once again why he was twice defeated for governor of Maryland ("IRS scandal is worse than the others," June 16). He begins his weekly tirade by referring to a "hot dog" as...
  • Fair tax plan could restore economy

    Fair tax plan could restore economy
    America with its democratic system, rules of law, and open market economy has produced the best living situation in the history of civilization. However, our dreams have been curtailed the last 25 years as the rising cost of doing business in this country...
  • On IRS and wasted stimulus dollars, the buck stops nowhere

    On IRS and wasted stimulus dollars, the buck stops nowhere
    President Harry S. Truman's famous adage — "The buck stops here" — sat on his desk in the Oval Office as a clear reminder that as president, he was responsible for the decisions he made and what happened in his administration. It sent a...
  • Congress, the tea party and the IRS: Sentence first, then the trial

    Congress, the tea party and the IRS: Sentence first, then the trial
    On Wednesday, President Barack Obama fired the head of the Internal Revenue Service, the first sacrificial lamb brought down after the alleged "targeting" of conservative political groups by the IRS. Mr. Obama declared, "Americans are right to be angry...
  • Ehrlich's IRS column is even worse than usual

    Ehrlich's IRS column is even worse than usual
    While I enjoy the rants of former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. in his weekly column, at some point I must say, "Enough is enough, Bob." As a former IRS employee and now a tax journalist, I have been following the IRS "scandal" closely and must dispute...
  • At heart of IRS scandal: flawed 501(c)(4) rules

    At heart of IRS scandal: flawed 501(c)(4) rules
    Congress passes laws and usually the appropriate agency can write regulations implementing the law. However, the regulations cannot contradict the law. Nevertheless, with respect to the tax law provision 501(c)(4), that is exactly what happened. Under...
  • The IRS was doing its job

    The IRS was doing its job
    After listening to the news reports for the past week, I think I must be the only person in America who thinks that the IRS is supposed to look for people and groups who might try to evade taxes ("Taxing the tea party," May 13). I am an honest person...
  • How to carve a swan from a watermelon (and other institutional analogies)

    How to carve a swan from a watermelon (and other institutional analogies)
    Tiger Woods, Microsoft and the Tea Party are all reasserting themselves. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for May 13, 2013. Woods won his 78th PGA event Sunday in Ponte Vedra Beach, showing further recovery from a series of injuries and marital...
  • Taxing the tea party

    Taxing the tea party
    Loyal readers of this page are likely aware that we have not been great supporters of the tea party movement. Too often, we have found those anti-tax crusaders who call themselves tea party patriots are simply rebranded John Birch Society members of an...
  • Canceling the Blue Angels flyover is low on the list of outrages

    Canceling the Blue Angels flyover is low on the list of outrages
    In her column "An Annapolis tradition, grounded" (May 13) Susan Reimer laments the fact that the Blue Angels flyover at the graduation ceremonies for cadets was canceled, and she thinks Congress should be ashamed for cutting funds for such a trivial...
  • IRS correct to target questionable groups

    IRS correct to target questionable groups
    Sorry, Baltimore Sun, but for once I cannot agree with your position on the Internal Revenue Service enforcing the law on outfits that have been breaking the law for years ("Taxing the tea party," May 14). Tea party groups, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce,...