DOJ spent millions prosecuting Texan who pressed for action against IRS, Lois Lerner

DOJ spent millions prosecuting Texan who pressed for action against IRS, Lois Lerner

by WorldTribune Staff, August 5, 2019 The U.S. government went hard after a former member of Congress who exposed “many instances of high-level corruption by Obama officials,” including disgraced IRS official Lois Lerner. Former Rep. Steve Stockman, Texas Republican, is currently serving a 10-year federal prison sentence after what the government’s own key witness against […]

Top 50 percent of individual taxpayers paid 97 percent of total: $1.7 trillion projected for FY 2018

Top 50 percent of individual taxpayers paid 97 percent of total: $1.7 trillion projected for FY 2018

by WorldTribune Staff, October 15, 2018 The U.S. federal government is expected to take in $1.7 trillion in taxes from individuals in 2018, according to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). Individual income taxes will account for about half of all federal revenues for Fiscal Year 2018, which ended on Sept. 30, the CBO said. And, […]

After minuscule IRS settlement to tea party groups, Lerner’s testimony remains under seal

After minuscule IRS settlement to tea party groups, Lerner’s testimony remains under seal

by WorldTribune Staff, September 4, 2018 A U.S. district judge last month awarded what amounts to $17,000 each to more than 100 tea party groups illegally targeted by the IRS for political purposes before the 2012 elections. Judge Michael R. Barrett, who called the $3.5 million settlement “fair, reasonable and adequate,” also allowed the testimony […]

Meadows: Obamacare individual mandate repeal should be immediate

Meadows: Obamacare individual mandate repeal should be immediate

by WorldTribune Staff, March 2, 2018 Many taxpayers are unaware that the repeal of the Obamacare individual mandate does not take effect until 2019, the chairman of the House Freedom Caucus said. Rep. Mark Meadows, North Carolina Republican, said the repeal should be immediate so taxpayers can avoid being hit with a fine by the […]

The ‘illegal publishing’ of Trump’s tax returns: ‘Crony journalism’ has joined ‘crony justice’, Limbaugh charges

The ‘illegal publishing’ of Trump’s tax returns: ‘Crony journalism’ has joined ‘crony justice’, Limbaugh charges

by WorldTribune Staff, October 4, 2016 Partial transcript from Rush Limbaugh’s Oct. 3 radio show. “The illegal publishing of Donald Trump’s tax return encapsulates and validates the reason why an outsider absolutely must be elected president, if you ask me. This is an act of illegality. Donald Trump has followed the law. Nobody in this […]

The real scandal: According observer status to the world’s most powerful leader

The real scandal: According observer status to the world’s most powerful leader

Sol W. Sanders   One of the more bizarre aspects of the current deluge of Washington scandals is that their very numbers permit President Barack Obama to finesse and continue to play a role as No. 1 observer and chief political fundraiser. The almost weekly additions to news of the administration’s dereliction of duty and […]

Political thugocracy at the top: Several special prosecutors should be appointed

Political thugocracy at the top: Several special prosecutors should be appointed

Jeffrey T. Kuhner President Obama is facing a perfect storm of scandals, cover-ups and criminality that threatens to sweep him from power. This week marks the 40th anniversary of the first Watergate hearings. They eventually brought down President Nixon, forcing him to resign. Mr. Obama is the liberal Nixon — a corrupt chief executive, who […]