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Uncle Buck: IRS playing duck and cover

Posted: May 22, 2013 at 11:15 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Uncle Buck This week, the White House admitted that senior aides insulated President Obama from the IRS audit, deciding it was best to keep him “out of the loop.”  While, the president has insisted numerous times that, ultimately, the buck stops with him, Jay Carney said that the president agreed with the decision of senior […]

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Majority Believe IRS Scandal Was Political

Posted: May 21, 2013 at 4:55 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Spending Daily | May 21, 2013 Praying for Oklahoma Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the families in Oklahoma impacted by yesterday’s devastating tornado, and especially for those who lost loved ones.  As first responders and volunteers continue to search for survivors, Bankrupting America will be using our social media outlets to direct […]

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An Administration Plagued By Scandals

Posted: May 16, 2013 at 5:00 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

The Exception Or The Rule? With the IRS admitting to inappropriately targeting conservative groups – beginning back in 2011 – it’s worth taking another look at how the culture in Washington has been driven by politics even before this latest scandal.  Just a few weeks ago, serious questions were being raised about how federal agencies […]

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Bankrupting America’s Spending Daily

Posted: May 15, 2013 at 2:30 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Spending Daily | May 15, 2013 “Obama’s Dangerous New Narrative” Alexander Burns and John F. Harris write in POLITICO, “No contemporary American politician has benefited more from the power of good storytelling than Barack Obama. He vaulted from obscurity to the presidency on the power of narrative — invoking his biography and personal values to […]

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Bankrupting America’s Spending Daily

Posted: May 14, 2013 at 3:50 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Spending Daily | May 14, 2013 IRS Commissioner: No “political or partisan motivation” in Targeting of Groups Acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller editorializes in USA Today, “The Internal Revenue Service recognizes that we should have done a better job of handling the influx of applications by advocacy organizations. Mistakes were made, but they were in […]

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Bankrupting America’s Spending Daily

Posted: May 10, 2013 at 2:00 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Spending Daily | May 10, 2013 “On Jobs Tour In Texas, Obama Offers Little New Hope For Jobs Progress In Washington” TIME reports, “President Barack Obama’s campaign-style, jobs-focused swing through the Texas technology core on Thursday was notable mainly for what it left out—any plan for putting his proposals into law. … Ostensibly Obama flew […]

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Bankrupting America’s Spending Daily

Posted: May 6, 2013 at 1:45 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Spending Daily | May 6, 2013  No More Tax-Free Online Shopping? The Associated Press reports, “Attention online shoppers: The days of tax-free shopping on the Internet may soon end for many of you. The Senate is scheduled to vote Monday on a bill that would empower states to collect sales taxes for purchases made over […]

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Bankrupting America’s Spending Daily

Posted: May 3, 2013 at 2:30 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Spending Daily | May 3, 2013 US Economy Adds 165,000 jobs in April Market Watch reports, “The U.S. created a net 165,000 jobs in April, the Labor Department said Friday. The increase surpassed the 135,000 forecast of economists polled by MarketWatch. What’s more, the economy created an additional 124,000 jobs in March and February than […]

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Bankrupting America’s Spending Daily

Posted: May 2, 2013 at 12:55 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

Spending Daily | May 2, 2013  SHOCK: White House Can’t Avoid Furloughs Bloomberg reports, “President Barack Obama began experiencing first-hand the effects of across-the-board federal spending cuts as the first wave of White House furloughs kicked in yesterday. The $85 billion in cuts known as sequestration hit White House staffers with day-long furloughs scattered throughout […]

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