Tag Archives: Partisanship

The Lois Lerner files: A partisan bureaucrat at work

The House Ways and Means Committee released a letter Wednesday detailing what it believes to be criminal misconduct by Lois Lerner, the former IRS official at the center of the ongoing IRS Tea Party targeting scandal. For those who want to understand how partisan bureaucrats can manipulate a powerful federal agency, the letter is a must-read.

The list of newly-disclosed acts of political bias and manipulation are astounding:...

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IRS employees urged taxpayers to reelect Obama…

These examples of IRS employees violating the Hatch Act, which forbids executive branch workers from engaging in partisan political activity, were revealed in a report by the U.S. Office of Special Counsel...

IRS workers in several offices have been openly supporting President Obama, including by donning pro-Obama paraphernalia and urging callers to reelect the president in 2012, according to allegations contained in a new government watchdog report. 

A report by the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, released Wednesday, cited accusations that workers at a Dallas IRS office may have violated federal law by wearing pro-Obama items like shirts, stickers and buttons. The Hatch Act forbids Executive Branch workers from engaging in partisan political activity. 

The report comes as two House committees move to take action against former IRS official Lois Lerner regarding the agency's targeting of conservative groups.

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ABC’s Jon Karl: Ted Cruz Is So Unpopular In The Senate ‘He’s Going To Need A Food Tester’

ABC’s Jonathan Karl is usually the lone voice of reason at ABC News, but every now and then he reveals his liberal partisanship and will take a cheap shot at Republicans.

Appearing as a guest on ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos, Karl claimed that “Ted Cruz is so hated among his Republicans…he’s going to need a food taster.” [See video below.]...

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