Posted in campaign 2016 Congress Media NCGOP Politics Thom Tillis

#ncpol: Carolina Rising (IRS watching?)

It looks like Robert Pittenger might not be the only NCGOP figure facing scrutiny from the Internal Revenue Service.  The IRS is being asked to take a good hard look at a group called Carolina Rising:  A social welfare group called Carolina Rising spent 97 percent…

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While you were focused on the IRS, DC pols just sunk us DEEPER into debt

    Outrageous.  The IRS was asking a religious non-profit about the substance of its prayers.  Outrageous.  A Christian mentoring organization was asked about the specific backgrounds of the students it mentors.  Outrageous.  (Do Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson or Bill Barber get scrutinized like this?…

Posted in Congress Kay Hagan Media Politics

The union behind the IRS mischief and its ties to NC’s junior US senator

            The tax collectors have come together in a fully-accredited union.  Their jobs depend on an ever-expanding government with an ever-increasing appetite for revenue.  They’re protesting the federal budget sequestration and campaigning for Democrats.  The folks at RedState have more:…

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IRS brouhaha: Not a Dem or GOP thing. It’s all about BIG GOVT

Republicans are absolutely giddy over the current IRS scandal.  Agency employees reportedly harrassed Tea Party-linked groups and individuals.  Many in the national GOP see the scandal as an election issue and a possible monkey wrench in the implementation of ObamaCare. Does anybody seriously think that…

Posted in Congress Economy Kay Hagan Media Politics

Kay Hagan thinks the IRS NEEDS more power & stuff to do

In Washington, pols from both major parties are trampling each other to make it to a microphone and /or camera to denounce the Internal Revenue Service.  In case you’ve been visiting other planets in our solar system the past couple of days — allegations have…