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    Double Standards Taxing IRS Agents

    Normally we’d be happy that IRS employees were feeling a bit frustrated. But this time we think they have every justification to be upset. The Chicago Tribune reports: The Treasury secretary, who oversees the IRS, didn’t pay all his taxes. Neither did five other top nominees for the Obama administration, … More

    Pentagon Should Worry About More Than Pirates

    Selling his defense budget cuts at the Air Force War College today, Defense Secretary Robert Gates says, according to the AP, “the pirate drama over the last week helps prove his point about why the Pentagon should change its weapon-buying habits.” No one is more joyful about the Navy Seals … More

    Pics from Lafayette Square Tea Party

    The Secret Service may have canceled the Treasury Department Tea Party, but the Lafayette Square rally is still going strong: This guy has been reading DHS reports:

    Everyday is Tax Day

    Congratulations! You made it! Tax day is finally here and you are free from filing your income tax returns for another year. Celebration is in order just for navigating the labyrinth that is the federal income tax code. While you celebrate finally being done with the arduous task of filing … More

    Tea Party Update: Santelli Comments

    Tea Party Update: Treasury Event Cancelled by Secret Service

    Fox News TV is reporting that the United States Secret Service has cancelled the Tea Party event scheduled for noon at the U.S. Treasury Department and directed event organizers to Lafayette Square where another Tea Party is being held.  The Secret Service are a disciplined group of dedicated law enforcement … More

    Morning Bell: The Tea Party Movement

    Today in more than 500 locations in all 50 states, American taxpayers will hold ‘Tea Party’ rallies to protest exploding government spending and the inevitable higher taxes that will be needed to pay for it. We wish we could direct you to one website that had a comprehensive list of … More

    Gates’ Defense Budget Fallacy

    What will the military look like in 2019? That is a question that is being asked in light of Secretary Gates’ proposed defense budget cuts. In 2019 it will appear that Gates’ proposal for short-term savings will have jeopardized future readiness. Instead of focusing on evolving threats the U.S. military … More

    Don't Mess With Texas

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LHrIxc-QyE[/youtube] In the video above, Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) offers support for a bipartisan resolution in the Texas legislature in support of states’ rights under the 10th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.  Governor Perry says:  “I believe that our federal government has become oppressive in its size, its intrusion into … More

    Tea Party 101: Prepare for Tax Day

    Tomorrow, thousands of Americans across the country will organize on Tax Day to protest the tax, borrow, spend and bailout policies of Washington. Whether large or small, these demonstrations will all have one message in common: Enough! Over the past three months, Americans have seen an already out-of-control government spend … More