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  • The GOP needs to split in two

    The GOP needs to split in two
    The Sun editorial "The GOP confronts its 'stuffy old men' problem" (March 19) was right on the mark. My solution is to divide the Republican Party in two. One part would consist of the conservatives, the religious right, the tea party, Sarah Palin, Newt...
  • Calling attention to the latest problems with the president [letter]

    Editor: In the last few weeks we have seen the shifting sands of the White House Benghazi response to the facts of the loss of Ambassador Stevens and three other loyal American's at the hands of Islamic Jihadists. Then came the IRS probe into...
  • 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...
  • Unbalanced budgeting

    Unbalanced budgeting
    In case anyone has missed the dueling budget proposals out this week from Rep. Paul Ryan on the Republican side and Sen. Patty Murray for the Democrats, don't fret. You could easily have slept through the last four months and missed nothing. They are...
  • The demise of moderate Republicanism

    The demise of moderate Republicanism
    Among the casualties of the 2012 presidential election, along with Mitt Romney, was the vanishing breed of moderate Republicans of which he once was a star, until his embarrassing lurch into conservatism. Mr. Romney first failed to win the GOP...
  • Sequester madness

    Sequester madness
    Nothing short of a miracle — or a sudden onset of rational behavior inside the Capital Beltway — is going to prevent mandatory, across-the-board federal spending cuts from going in effect Friday. It's also clear the public sector workforce...
  • Rick Scott to voters: Never mind

    Rick Scott to voters: Never mind
    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Republican Gov. Rick Scott was one of those tea party stars whom voters believed had the courage of his convictions when he promised, as recently as last summer, to block The Affordable Care Act in his state. But last week, writes the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Why annihilate the GOP?

    Why annihilate the GOP?
    Still reeling from the Republican defeat in the 2012 presidential election, House Speaker John Boehner warned in a Ripon Society speech the other day that the re-elected Obama administration is now out to kill off their party. The embattled speaker...
  • The GOP sequester

    The GOP sequester
    One of the more amusing subplots of Washington's latest (if not most pitiful) fiscal standoff is the greater investment in finger-pointing and history rewriting than in actually negotiating a compromise. House Speaker John A. Boehner is particularly...