Senior IRS Officials Knew of Political Targeting

“Senior Internal Revenue Service officials knew employees were singling out conservative groups for extra scrutiny as early as 2011, according to a watchdog agency’s report set to be released next week,” Politico reports. “The disclosure that senior officials knew agents were flagging applications containing the words ‘patriot’ or ‘tea party’ contradicts public statements by former […]

Extra Bonus Quote of the Day

“I don’t know about you, but watching anti-American globalists plot against our Constitution makes me sick.” — Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), in a fundraising letter, about President Obama’s efforts to push new gun control measures. Read more from the original source…

Christie Goes Negative Despite Huge Lead

“Sky-high approval ratings be damned — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is going on air next week with an ad that paints his Democratic rival Barbara Buono as a tax-hiker who is yoked to unpopular former governor Jon Corzine,” Politico reports. “The spot, which begins running Monday, is part of an $800,000 ad buy over […]

Bonus Quote of the Day

“I am traveling to a lot of states that just coincidentally have early primaries.” — Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), quoted by Radio Iowa. Read more from the original source…

Rand Paul accuses Hillary Clinton of ‘dereliction of duty’ on Libya

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Sen. Rand Paul sharply attacked former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, declaring that her actions in the months leading up to the killing of the U.S. ambassador to Libya last year were “inexcusable, it was a dereliction of duty, and it should preclude her from holding higher office.” Read more […]

FCC Plan to Boost Inflight WiFi Takes Off With Turbulence

As more airlines begin to offer WiFi, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission is proposing to increase the bandwidth available for inflight wireless broadband. The FCC is essentially basing its proposal on Qualcomm’s submission to the government from July 2011. This raises the question of whether the FCC is perhaps too closely tied to one company […]

Icahn Leads New Pitch to Win Dell Shareholders

Two of Dell’s largest stockholders, Carl Icahn and Southeastern Asset Management, have teamed up to propose an alternative to Michael Dell’s plans to take his computer company private. The new deal on the table, issued in a letter to board members, involves a leveraged recapitalization that will pay investors and keep them on as shareholders […]