Cloud of Impropriety Hovers Over Clinton Campaign

It was not a good week for Hillary Clinton. Then again, Hillary Clinton hasn’t exactly had a good year. Nary a day goes by without a new story digging into her past, questioning her decision making, or uncovering some new scandal. Clinton invariably has an explanation—some more believable than others—but at some point they may…
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The Obama Administration and the Case of the Disappearing Emails

It’s happening again. Just two months after the IRS said it could not produce thousands of emails from Lois Lerner and six other employees who were potentially involved in the targeting of conservative groups, the Department of Health and Human Services is using the same excuse. David Morgan reports for Reuters: A top U.S. healthcare…
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Democrats Are Attempting to Downplay Scandals, But Voters Aren’t Buying It

The IRS scandal rages on. The latest flare up in the investigation is the IRS claiming that thousands of Lois Lerner’s emails have suddenly disappeared, essentially stalling the investigation and leaving no clear pathway toward the truth. House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp expressed just how ridiculous this whole thing has become in a…
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Do You Believe in the Easter Bunny? Good, Then This IRS Explanation Will Make Total Sense

Following his election President Obama promised to make his White House the most “open” in history. As part of that promise, and in recognition that it didn’t quite live up to its word in its first term, the Obama administration released its second Open Government National Action late last year. In an executive order arising…
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Lerner’s Emails Reveal Depth of IRS’ Misdeeds

Over the past several months it has become abundantly clear that former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner has no intention of talking. Last May she invoked her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination and she invoked it again in March when recalled by Congress to answer to new allegations rising out of the ongoing investigation.…
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As Scandals Grow Public’s Trust in Government Wanes

Throughout his term President Obama has voiced his frustration with numerous things that he perceived to be slowing his agenda. He blamed President Bush for the stagnant economy, House Republicans for their fiscal obstinacy, natural disasters for poor job numbers and even Rush Limbaugh as “the reason I can’t get anything passed.” But for the…
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Issa Quickly Proving That Washington, Not “Rogue Agents” to Blame for IRS Scandal

The IRS scandal continues to grow and the Obama Administration continues to act as if nothing has happened. A number of bombshells came out today in documents released by the House Oversight Committee and statements by its chairman, Darrel Issa. The most troublesome news is that contrary to the Obama Administration’s claim that the IRS’…
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Enough With the Changing Timelines, It’s Time for Obama to Come Clean on the IRS Scandal

The Obama Administration has tried out many approaches to digging themselves out of the hole of scandals they find themselves in. They’ve argued that they weren’t involved, they’ve laid blame at the feet of a few rogue mid-level officials, they’ve attempted to switch the dialogue to one of Republican overreach, and they’ve just throw up…
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Obama’s Lackadaisical Response to Crises Doesn’t Engender Much Confidence in Government

A month before his inauguration in 2008 President Obama understood that his biggest challenge was going to be restoring the public’s faith in big government. “What we don’t know yet is whether my administration and this next generation of leadership is going to be able to hew to a new, more pragmatic approach that is…
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New Troubling Details Emerge in Growing IRS Scandal

Yet another scandal has rocked the hallowed halls of Washington, adding to the growing list of indignities that have undermined Americans’ faith in government and destabilized Obama’s presidency. Obama didn’t hold his own umbrella. Yes, it’s almost too shocking too believe, but during a Thursday press conference with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogon, Obama had…
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