How Immigration Reform Could Harm U.S. Citizens

There are about 11.7 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States, according to The New York Times, and many of these individuals and households are supported by wages paid under the table. Factories, farms and other labor-intensive industries have traditionally benefited from hiring undocumented workers who will accept very low wages. New immigration reform […]

Numerous Tea Party chapters claim IRS attempts to sabotage nonprofit status

By Perry Chiaramonte, FOXNews.com Tea Party chapters around the nation are blasting the Internal Revenue Service after the federal agency sent them letters demanding information about their politics, contributors and even family members. In letters sent from IRS offices in Cincinnati earlier this month, chapters including the Waco (Texas) Tea Party and the Ohio Liberty […]

Is the IRS Attempting to Intimidate Local Tea Parties?

By: Colleen Owens, BigGovernment.com In January and February of this year, the Internal Revenue Service began sending out letters to various local Tea Parties across the country. Mailed from the same Cincinnati, Ohio IRS office, these letters have reached Tea Parties in Virginia, Hawaii, Ohio, and Texas (we are hearing of more daily). There are […]

Is the IRS Attempting to Intimidate Local Tea Parties?

By: Colleen Owens, BigGovernment.com In January and February of this year, the Internal Revenue Service began sending out letters to various local Tea Parties across the country. Mailed from the same Cincinnati, Ohio IRS office, these letters have reached Tea Parties in Virginia, Hawaii, Ohio, and Texas (we are hearing of more daily). There are […]

Rich triple income as wealth gap widens

The richest 1 per cent of Americans have been getting far richer over the past three decades, while the middle class and poor have seen their after-tax household income doing nothing more than crawling up by comparison, according to a United States Government study. After-tax income for the top 1 per cent of US households […]

Google’s $3b tax haven loophole probed

By: Jesse Drucker, The Sydney Morning Herald The US Internal Revenue Service is auditing how Google avoided federal income taxes by shifting profit into offshore subsidiaries, according to a person with knowledge of the matter. The agency is bringing more than typical scrutiny to how the company valued software rights and other intellectual property it […]

Occupy Wall Street and Tea Party Movements Have Similarities

The Occupiers are coming. The anarchists. The communists. The hipsters. That boiling pot of pot smokers and malcontents and anti-establishment types have taken their Wall Street show on the road and are planning to pitch their North Face tents in Grand Circus Park on Friday. I assume of course that they are pacifists and will […]

Oaksterdam Chancellor: Fed Crackdown On Medical Pot A ‘War On Patients’

Raw Story October 12, 2011 Dale Sky Clare, executive chancellor of the Oaksterdam University in California, on Tuesday warned that the federal government’s crackdown on medical marijuana dispensaries could prevent thousands of qualified patients from having safe access to their medicine. In letters received by 16 licensed California dispensaries and their landlords last week, U.S. […]

With latest ruling, IRS threatens to crush the whole medical marijuana industry

(RAW STORY)   The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is on the verge of shutting down California’s largest medical marijuana dispensary, and with it potentially the entire semi-legal pot industry. The Harborside Health Center in Oakland — which was going to be the subject of a Discovery Channel reality show called “Weed Wars” — now owes the […]

IRS Hits Pot Shop With $2.4M Tax Bill

By AP, MyFOXNY SAN FRANCISCO – The federal government has found a new weapon in its war on marijuana — the tax man. A San Francisco Bay area medical marijuana dispensary that promotes itself as the world’s largest has been hit with a $ 2.4 million tax bill following an audit by the Internal Revenue […]