Showing posts with label audit. Show all posts
Showing posts with label audit. Show all posts

Nov 17, 2018

Rand Paul: Next A.G. must defend individual liberty from power-hungry deep state

fromBreitbart: Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) offered his thoughts on who should replace former Attorney General Jeff Sessions during an interview with Breitbart News Deputy Political Editor Amanda House.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption    Individual Liberty: America's First Principle

The Pentagon fails its first comprehensive audit

fromReason: According to Deputy Secretary Patrick Shanahan, no one expected it to pass anyway.
Defense Versus The War Machine

Venezuela is rolling out a new ID card manufactured in China that can track, reward, and punish citizens

fromBusinessInsider: The ID transmits data about cardholders to government computer servers, and is increasingly linked to subsidized food, health, and other social programs most Venezuelans rely on to survive.
Politics and Other Official Acts of Corruption

CNN’s Acosta back at White House after judge’s ruling

fromAP: Anti-Trump reporter Jim Acosta, CNN’s chief White House correspondent, was back in the saddle this afternoon. However, the White House said it would be developing new rules for orderly press conferences.
Media Bias on Parade

US gov’t accidentally reveals they’re charging Julian Assange

fromFreeThoughtProject: The US government accidentally copied and pasted information from sealed documents indicating that they have already charged Julian Assange for his journalism.
Justice is a Result, Not Just a Process

British school bans expensive coats so poor students won't 'feel stigmatized'

fromReason: Bans like these just encourage a victim mentality.
Political Correctness and Other Nitwittery

George Will: The House Takes On IRS Lawlessness

Preventing Lois Lerner 2.0.     Representative Peter Roskam is now chairman of the Ways and Means subcommittee whose jurisdiction includes oversight of the Internal Revenue Service, and hence of Lois Lerner’s legacy. He knows how interesting her career was before she, as head of the IRS exempt-organizations division, directed the suppression  ... MORE

Peter Schroeder: Yellen Strongly Opposes Audit Of The Fed

Keeping us peons in the dark.    Janet Yellen made a lengthy case Tuesday against legislation to “Audit the Fed.”   Yellen argued that legislation offered by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) would make the Fed less effective and, as a result, harm the U.S. economy as well.   “I want to be completely clear that I strongly oppose ‘Audit the Fed,’” she    ... MORE

Congress Poised To Order Audit Of Federal Reserve

by Stephen Dinan.  Rand Paul takes on his dad's cause. After years of being blocked by Democratic leader Harry Reid, the Senate will finally get a chance next year to vote on legislation to force a broad audit of the Federal Reserve’s decision-making. Once championed in Congress by former Rep. Ron Paul, the push to force the country’s central   ... MORE

Rand Paul Says He Will Block Yellen Unless Fed Is Audited

by Oliver Darcy.      Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) told Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) Tuesday that he will move to block Dr. Janet Yellen’s nomination as the next Federal Reserve Chair unless the Senate votes on his legislation which allows the Fed to be audited “I am writing to convey my objection to floor consideration of the nomination of Dr.     ... MORE

Mark J. Fitzgibbons: Audit The IRS

Unlimited government always becomes lawless.      Lois Lerner and other officials at the IRS should be grateful that they do not live in 18th century America when tar and feathering were considered appropriate "remedies" against lawbreakers in government. Better yet for the IRS that this is not late 18th century France. The Tea Party   ... MORE

Grover Norquist: Obama's Chicago-Style IRS

It’s official. President Obama is worse than Richard Nixon. Richard Nixon’s White House had Chuck Colson compile an “enemies list” of people it believed were opposing the Nixon administration’s politics. The purpose of the list was to encourage the IRS to audit and harass those listed. The IRS refused. Fast forward 30 years. President  ... MORE