"Why in heaven's name don't we tax religion?" Good question Bill.
Real Time with Bill Maher, April 15, 2016.
Ron Paul tells Fox's Neil Cavuto that his 501(c)(4) organization, Campaign for Liberty, has been fined by the IRS and is going to fight their requests to turn over their donor list. According to RT, "the group’s paperwork was absent a Schedule B form — required by the IRS from American tax-exempt nonprofit organizations that receive $5,000 or more in donations each year — that would list the names of contributors and how much they handed to an organization."
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:
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.
MSNBC's Joy Reid calls out National Journal's Ron Fournier or Politico's Maggie Haberman for continuing to carry water for Darrell Issa and his IRS witch hunt.
Isn't this special? Chris Wallace decided to take up for his poor, downtrodden fellow Fox "News" contributor Karl Rove on this week's Fox News Sunday.
From this Friday's Real Time, Bill Maher told his audience that he and his staff think they've found the "smoking gun" that proves the IRS had unfairly targeted the tea partiers who are upset about having to wait to get their 501(c)(4) status approved.
Mike Huckabee appeared on Fox & Friends this Saturday to complain about the tax-exempt status of the new non-profit political action committee, Organizing for Action, which as we already noted here will build on infrastructure of President Obama's
ProPublica Here's our latest explainer video, on the storied history of money in politics. Lyrics follow. Act I: Brown Paper Bags"I made my mistakes, but in all my years of public life, I have never profited . I've earned every cent."