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    • Government Spending Cuts: A triumph of FICTION over FACT (Part II of II) - 11 Apr 2014
      posted in Big Gov & Columns & Taxation

      In Part I of Government Spending Cuts, we exposed the tricky techniques government uses to increase spending while claiming it is cutting.   First, we exposed the fallacy of fewer bananas and more oranges.   Government buys fewer bananas, but more oranges, and issues press release saying it cut spending on bananas.   In a second example […]

    • Using the IRS to suppress free speech - 10 Feb 2014
      posted in Civil Liberties & Columns

      The latest round of the IRS scandal, in which Tea Party and conservative groups have been selectively targeted for harassment by our tax collection agency, is now unfolding. This comes in the form of proposed new rules from the IRS regarding the operation of organizations falling under the 501c4 provision of the tax code. These […]

    • Emails show IRS’ Lois Lerner specifically targeted tea party - 13 Sep 2013
      posted in Big Gov & Taxation

      Lois G. Lerner, the woman at the center of the Internal Revenue Service scandal over special scrutiny of conservative groups, specifically targeted tea party applications and directed that they be held up in 2011 in order to come up with an agency policy, according to several of Ms. Lerner’s emails released by a House committee […]

    • Congress represents the People, not the IRS - 31 Jul 2013
      posted in Alerts

      ALERT: End political targeting by ending the political agency! Fax Congress and tell them to ABOLISH the IRS!  American Conservative, As members of the United States Congress prepare to take their August recess, we need to ask each and every one of them this important question: “What are you doing to protect Americans from the tyrannical […]

    • Government official: IRS targets conservative and Tea Party organizations - 13 May 2013
      posted in Taxation

      The powerful Treasury Department’s tax-collecting and enforcement agency, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), conceded on Friday that its agents targeted conservative PACs and Tea Party groups for politically-motivated audits during the 2012 election. The Obama White House claims that it has called for a full investigation into the complaints. According to the director of the […]

    • Big Government Bipartisanship: Internet Tax Supported by Democrats, Republicans - 25 Apr 2013
      posted in Big Gov & Taxation

      The Senate right now is in the midst of creating an online sales tax via the Marketplace Fairness Act. Two amendments to the act — Reid (on Enzi’s behalf) amendment #741; and the Durbin amendment #745 to the Reid/Enzi amendment #741 — will be decided today and on Friday the Upper House will vote to […]

    • Watch out for the “Martketplace Fairness” Act - 19 Apr 2013
      posted in Big Gov & Economy & Property & States & Taxation

      Last month, we wrote about the Enzi Amendment to the Senate’s Continuing Resolution, that it was essentially a measure to gauge support for the Marketplace Fairness Act as it had no force in and of itself. (Read that here: http://www.conservativeactionalerts.com/2013/03/anti-tax-gop-republican-senate-members-support-internet-tax/) Well, the actual MFA — the one that, if passed, would command government force — […]

    • The Biggest Tax in U.S. History (A Tax Day Message to Congress) - 15 Apr 2013
      posted in Alerts

      Conservative American, Today is Washington’s favorite holiday: “Tax Day.” It’s the final day to post-mark any payments to the IRS to give them the portion of your income that they entitle themselves to under the 16th amendment. While April 15 has long been an unpopular day for most of us, this year it’s notably worse. […]

    • Inefficient. Ineffective. and Unconstitutional. - 04 Apr 2013
      posted in Editorial & Foreign Aid & Globalism & Taxation

      “At issue is whether the government should ship U.S.-grown food overseas to aid developing countries and starving people or simply help those countries with cash to buy food. Currently, the United States is shipping food abroad under the “Food for Peace” program started almost six decades ago by President Dwight Eisenhower to help farmers get […]

    • It’s (not quite) a Riot! How the Constitution’s language differs - 02 Jan 2013
      posted in Columns & The Constitution & Uncategorized

      “. . . it opens a door to the appointment of a swarm of revenue and excise officers to prey upon the honest and industrious part of the community, eat up their substance, and riot on the spoils of the country.” – Judge Robert Yates, New York delegate to the Constitutional Convention (warning in Dec. […]