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  • IRS: We Targeted Supporters of Israel's Disputed Territories

    06/25/2013 10:59:33 AM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 15 replies
    The Jewish Press ^ | 6/25/'13 | Lori Lowenthal Marcus
    On Monday the IRS provided the 'smoking gun' pointed at its own head, in reports and information showing that the government agency made decisions based upon the views of pro-Israel groups which disagreed with the administration about the 'Disputed Territories.'Ever since the beginning of the scandal concerning the United States Internal Revenue Service and the claims that it had a policy of treating differently – as in worse – organizations seeking tax exemptions if those organizations held positions in conflict with this US administration, there have been doubters. And, of course, the way the story has been spun fans the...
  • Tea Party Rejects IRS Apology, Republicans Vow Investigation

    05/10/2013 2:47:28 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 143 replies
    ABC News ^ | 05/10/2013 | ABBY PHILLIP
    Conservative groups have rejected an Internal Revenue Service apology for unjustifiably scrutinizing tax-exempt conservative groups during the 2012 election cycle. The IRS apology has seemingly validated conservatives' fears of politically motivated regulation. House Republican leaders, meanwhile, have vowed to investigate. Lois Lerner, the director the IRS unit that oversees tax-exempt organizations, said that organizations had been given additional scrutiny if their applications included the words "Tea Party" or "patriot." The practice originated with "low-level" employees in Cincinnati, according to an Associated Press report. In a press conference on Friday, Lerner called the actions of these employees "absolutely inappropriate." "They didn't...
  • IRS apologizes for targeting conservative groups

    05/10/2013 8:05:33 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 88 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 10 May 2013 | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service is apologizing for inappropriately flagging conservative political groups for additional reviews during the 2012 election to see if they were violating their tax-exempt status. Lois Lerner, who heads the IRS unit that oversees tax-exempt groups, said organizations that included the words "tea party" or "patriot" in their applications for tax-exempt status were singled out for additional reviews. Lerner said the practice, initiated by low-level workers in Cincinnati, was wrong and she apologized while speaking at a conference in Washington. Many conservative groups complained during the election that they were being harassed by the...
  • Lindsay Lohan’s bank accounts were just seized by the IRS, hahaha

    12/31/2012 2:36:22 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 49 replies
    Celebitchy ^ | December 3, 2012 | Written by Kaiser
    Well, here’s another “blow” for Lindsay Lohan. TMZ reports that the IRS has seized all of her bank accounts (that they know about)!! So much for Charlie Sheen’s payment for services rendered loan of $100,000. So much for all of those cash transactions. So much for Lindsay handing $10,000 to her sister for their brother’s tuition… at 4 a.m. at a club. You know what really surprises me? That Lindsay even HAS bank accounts at this point. Aren’t all of her jobs cash transactions? ...At first I was like, “Only 2009 and 2010? I guess they’ve only gotten to 2010....
  • Dixie Chicks Cancel 14 Shows on Tour

    08/08/2006 4:33:04 AM PDT · by Pokey78 · 182 replies · 5,400+ views
    AP ^ | 08/08/06
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Several concerts on the Dixie Chicks' "Accidents & Accusations" tour have been canceled after slow ticket sales, but the group says it has replaced them with other dates. Kansas City, Houston, St. Louis, Memphis and Knoxville are among 14 cities no longer on the original schedule released in May, according to a revised itinerary posted Thursday on the Dixie Chick's Web site. Other shows, including Nashville, Los Angeles, Denver and Phoenix, have been pushed back to later dates. The North American leg of the tour kicked off July 21 in Detroit. Billboard magazine and other trade publications...
  • E.D. Hill "My Blood Is Boiling"

    06/21/2006 5:39:02 PM PDT · by Def Conservative · 236 replies · 12,417+ views
    E.D. Hill laid into the RATS and the "anti torture" industry on Fox, video is below. http://homepage.mac.com/mkoldys/iblog/C168863457/E20060621093521/
  • Israeli artillery fire kills 2 Palestinians

    12/31/2005 1:50:31 PM PST · by SmithL · 12 replies · 609+ views
    Reuters ^ | 12/31/5
    GAZA - Israeli artillery fire killed two Palestinians in north Gaza on Saturday after militants in the area fired a rocket toward Israel, Palestinian security sources said. A Palestinian witness said he saw three men on the outskirts of the town of Beit Lahiya, a militant stronghold, when artillery shells flew from the direction of Israel and hit them. An army spokeswoman said troops near the border fired shells at a group of Palestinian militants who had mounted a rocket launcher and had prepared to fire it toward Israel. Palestinian security sources said two of the men were killed and...
  • PA fears large scale IDF response to suicide attack

    12/29/2005 8:22:02 PM PST · by SmithL · 17 replies · 563+ views
    Haaretz ^ | 12/29/5 | Amos Harel, Service and Agencies
    Security sources reported the Palestinian Authority fears a large scale Israel Defense Forces retaliation in Tul Karm following Thursday's suicide attack in which an IDF officer and two Palestinians were killed. The sources said the PA and its Fatah party closed its offices in Tul Karm early ahead of a possible IDF response. Palestinian police officers that were uniformed before the attack reportedly changed to civilian clothes. The three victims were killed Thursday morning when a suicide bomber blew himself up at an IDF checkpoint set up in the West Bank in response to warnings of an impending terrorist attack....
  • How I Handle My Wife (VANITY - worth the long read)

    07/21/2005 12:13:55 PM PDT · by peacebaby · 83 replies · 1,533+ views
    7/21/05 | Peacebaby's Husband
    My name is Bob. Let me relate how I handled the situation with my wife, Peacebaby. When I took "early retirement" last year, it became necessary for Peacebaby to get a full-time job, both for extra income and for the health benefits that we needed. Shortly after she started working I noticed she was beginning to show her age. I usually get home from the Golf Course about the same time she gets home from work. Although she knows how hungry I am, she almost always says she has to rest for half an hour or so before she starts...
  • Debtor's Prison -- The Poor Person's Best Friend

    03/11/2005 9:27:36 PM PST · by The Loan Arranger · 251 replies · 2,847+ views
    JesBeard.com ^ | Jes Beard
    Years ago, this country did away with debtors prisons. The nation in general, and poor people in particular, would be well served to bring them back. The harm to business from unpaid debt, and the reduced productivity and even business failure unpaid debt can bring, is obvious. Businesses or individuals who are not repaid the money they loaned or who are not paid for the goods or services they produced and sold on credit are prevented from accumulating needed and even expected capital for expansion, and they are frequently thrown into serious financial constraints making it hard to pay their...
  • Large Explosions Rock Fallujah in Iraq

    06/22/2004 12:40:55 PM PDT · by saquin · 270 replies · 497+ views
    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Large explosions rocked Fallujah late Tuesday in the same area as a U.S. airstrike last weekend, witnesses said. The Americans said the weekend attack was against a safehouse of Jordanian terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi's movement. Ambulances raced to the area after the 10:30 p.m. blasts. Wounded and dead were being evacuated, said Col. Mekky Zeidan. The attack came only days after a strike Saturday that leveled a building U.S. officials said was a suspected safehouse for al-Zarqawi's network. Al-Zarqawi, a militant thought to have ties to al-Qaida, has been blamed for a string of car bombs across...
  • U.S. Shuts Out France, Germany for Iraq Work

    12/09/2003 1:36:32 PM PST · by veronica · 79 replies · 350+ views
    Reuters/Lycos.com ^ | December 09, 2003 | Sue Pleming
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz has ruled that lucrative, prime contracts to rebuild Iraq must exclude firms from nations such as France and Germany that opposed the U.S. war effort, said a document released on Tuesday. The announcement followed discussions over which countries should benefit from a slew of reconstruction contracts to be advertised in coming days that are being funded by $18.6 billion appropriated by the U.S. Congress. The decision, while not identifying any countries by name, shuts out companies from nations that opposed the U.S. decision to invade Iraq and topple President Saddam Hussein...
  • 102 degrees in Crawford, TX(feels like 112)

      Home > Local Forecast for Crawford, TX Current Conditions    scroll down for map and 10-day forecast 102°F Fair Feels Like112°F UV Index: 10 Very High Dew Point: 70°F Humidity: 35% Visibility: Unlimited Pressure: 29.89 inches and N/A Wind: calm  As reported at McGregor, TX Last Updated Wednesday, August 6, 2003, at 2:55 PM Central Daylight Time (Wednesday, 3:55 PM EDT). Rainfall as reported at McGregor, TX: Tue., Aug. 5: 0.00 in.  Get weekly rainfall totals Today's watering need for: Crawford Mod  Your regional garden update
  • Rumsfeld indicates U.S. troops to be pulled out of Germany

    04/30/2003 1:25:40 PM PDT · by areafiftyone · 156 replies · 341+ views
    DW-World.DE ^ | 4/30/03
    U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld has been visting Iraq this Wednesday. Following a stop in the southern city of Basra, Rumsfeld moved onto the capital, Baghdad. He met with the U.S. appointed administrator for Iraq, Jay Garner. Later, he spoke to U.S. soldiers at Baghdad's airport. Asked about rumours that Washington was planning to pull troops out of Germany, Rumsfeld indicated that the rumours were true, but that the details had not yet been worked out. Those comments came one day after Rumsfeld announced that U.S. troops were pulling out of Saudi Arabia.
  • Pro-Saddam nations brace for payback

    03/17/2003 10:42:30 AM PST · by knighthawk · 14 replies · 197+ views
    The New Zealand Herald ^ | March 17 2003 | CATHERINE FIELD
    PARIS - France and its ally Germany will start to count the cost of their successful campaign to deny Britain, the United States and Spain the United Nations seal of approval for war on Iraq. They face being sidelined from decisions that will reshape the Middle East and having their own ambitions for Europe damaged. A summit in the mid-Atlantic Portuguese islands of the Azores, featuring President George W. Bush of the US, British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Spanish Premier Jose Maria Aznar takes place today to confer on the Iraqi crisis. But it is less a confab than...