By Francis De Luca Advocates of taxpayer financing also tout our state’s “clean” judicial campaigns as evidence of success. Yet the 2006 campaign showed that the “welfare for politicians” scheme doesn’t just waste taxpayer dollars and lead to greater incumbent protection; it fails to address any real or perceived corruption. Research by the Center for [...]
David Keating, president of the conservative leaning group, Center for Competitive Politics, sees nothing similar between what happened under Bush and what happened under Obama. “I just don’t’ see this as being in the same league,” Keating said. The key difference is the global impact of the IRS screening. “What the IRS did with the [...]
In the News: Wall Street Journal: A Tax-Exempt IRS Primer: Breaking down the liberal excuse for selective tax enforcement.
The Wall Street Journal wrote an excellent article on the professional left’s arguments for going after non-profits with which they disagree: It isn’t easy defending politicized tax enforcement, but our liberal friends are up to the job. The real IRS scandal, they say, is the use by conservatives of 501(c) tax status as a shield [...]