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  • Cummings calls for end to IRS probe

    Cummings calls for end to IRS probe
    Arguing that the congressional investigation into the IRS should be concluded, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings said Sunday that closed-door interviews with the agency's staff show neither the White House nor officials in Washington had a hand in targeting...
  • Surveillance leaks show Obama's hypocrisy

    Surveillance leaks show Obama's hypocrisy
    The revelation that the federal government has spied on millions of supposedly private phone and Internet communications makes President Barack Obama's headache over the IRS targeting of conservative groups seeking tax exemptions seem like a passing...
  • IRS targeting of conservative groups deserves condemnation

    IRS targeting of conservative groups deserves condemnation
    Reader Paul Streckfus is wrong to fault former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. for criticizing the Internal Revenue Service after it targeted conservative groups for special scrutiny ("Ehrlich wrong about IRS," June 23). This is a matter of our government...
  • Lifestyles of the IRS and infamous

    Lifestyles of the IRS and infamous
    Every hardworking taxpayer should ponder this: The IRS is only one of over 1,300 agencies within the federal government ("IRS manager claims he started extra scrutiny," June 10). If the IRS could spend over $50 million on "conferences" between 2010 and...
  • Regulators and consumer advocates focus on senior identity theft

    Regulators and consumer advocates focus on senior identity theft
    Older consumers are no more vulnerable to identity theft than others, but they do tend to be victims of the types of ID theft that are on the rise — cases involving tax returns and medical care. For that reason, the Federal Trade Commission held a...
  • Maryland's Fair Share Act is misnamed

    Maryland's Fair Share Act is misnamed
    Maryland's Fair Share Act is to fair what Liberace is to understated. The 2009 law mandating that all state employees pay union dues regardless of whether they belong to the union is, however, a huge boon to the bottom line of the American Federation of...
  • The IRS is just one of many wasteful bureaucracies

    The IRS is just one of many wasteful bureaucracies
    Regarding reader Paul Streckfus' recent letter about the Internal Revenue Service, Mr. Streckfus is typical of the civil servants who work for that out-of-control agency and blame previous administrations for all the inadequacies and failures of the...
  • Defense of IRS doesn't add up

    Defense of IRS doesn't add up
    Letter writer and former Internal Revenue Service employee Paul Streckfus has an insider's perspective and abundant knowledge ("Ehrlich wrong about IRS," June 23). He should have told The Sun's readers much more. Mr. Streckfus reveals he is able to...
  • Anti-gay-marriage group says it was targeted by IRS

    Anti-gay-marriage group says it was targeted by IRS
    A leading opponent of the effort to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland used a high-profile congressional hearing Tuesday to allege that the Internal Revenue Service leaked a list of its donors to an adversarial group just as it was mounting a campaign...
  • Conservatives: lose the obsession with Obama

     Conservatives: lose the obsession with Obama
    Conservatives have long viewed Washington as one giant, inevitable disaster waiting to happen. For conservative political strategists, part of our job is helping to frame that eventual disaster as President Barack Obama's fault. But conservatives should...
  • Fix Section 8 and landlords will step up

    Fix Section 8 and landlords will step up
    Recent letters to the editor have focused on the reality that people deserving of Section 8 assistance need more landlords to open up their homes and apartments to Section 8 so that the housing poor will more quickly and easily obtain the housing that...
  • Obama's conduct at heart of scandals

    Obama's conduct at heart of scandals
    I find it unbelievable that The Sun would editorialize that the story is not the IRS going after conservative groups or the Benghazi situation being mismanaged and the administration misinforming the public but how the GOP is overreaching ("GOP can't help...