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George Will Tries To Impress His New Bosses: Fake IRS 'Scandal' Equivalent To Watergate, Iran-Contra
Here's exhibit 101 as to why President Obama should never agree to appear on the Republican propaganda channel, Fox "news", ever again. Read more...
Darrell Issa Denies Using His Oversight Committee For Partisan Witch Hunts
Darrell Issa tells Bill Maher that he'd never, ever use his committee for partisan witch hunts, despite the fact that partisan witch hunts are about all those hearings have been used for. Read more...
Billionaires' Bad Day: New Rules Would Rein In Nonprofits
This is some welcome news. I'd like to see the tax exempt status of these political groups pulled completely, but these new rules are at least a step in the right direction: Read more...
Crossroads’ Tax Return Shows Big Donors, But Doesn’t Name Them
The biggest dark money group, launched by Republican strategist Karl Rove, shows in its tax filing that it got one donation of nearly $23 million and another of $18 million. (Donors names not included.) Read more...
ANGA gave $1 million in funding to "Truthland," a pro-fracking film released to fend off Josh Fox's "Gasland: Part II." Read more...

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Maine's Teabagger Gov. Paul LePage Is Concerned Millionaires Are Endangered
Main Gov. Paul LePage (R) this week called for a tax cut for the wealthy, citing a false claim that the number of millionaires had dropped by 80 percent in the state in the last 25 years. Read more...
Fox News' Kilmeade Slams GOP For Shutdown: '8 Million More People Voted For' Obamacare
Fox News host Brian Kilmeade may be the last person anyone expected to make the case for President Barack Obama's health care reform law -- but that's exactly what he did on Tuesday. Read more...
Lawrence O'Donnell may not have had much luck with his petition to get the White House to do something about the IRS not following the statute on these 501c4 groups and their tax-exempt status when they're clearly nothing more than political organizations, so here's hoping that Rep. Chris Van Hollen gets some better results with the courts. Read more...
Facts Intrude On Right's IRS Scandal Mongering
This latest revelation that the IRS singled out progressive groups ought to put an end to the conservatives continuing to prop up this fake "scandal" but I'm not holding my breath that facts will matter to them any time soon. Read more...
Maine Gov. Paul LePage: Just 'Gossip' That I Said Obama 'Hates White People'
Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) asserted last week that President Barack Obama "hates white people," two state lawmakers who were attending his Aug. 12 speech at a Maine Republican Party fundraiser have said. Read more...