While Americans have gradually come to realize that the Internal Revenue Service was used as a partisan tool to attack the Tea Party movement over two election cycles, it is increasingly clear this scandal may become the biggest of the three scandals that rocked the Obama administration last week.
The only thing certain following the conclusion of the various investigations into the IRS' targeting of conservative charities is this: Americans' distrust of big government in general and the IRS in particular will continue to grow.
The Internal Revenue Service has been used for decades as a tool to intimidate, neutralize, and punish opponents of the White House, no matter who is in office.
In an e-mail to gun owners, Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) called for opposition to the United Nation's Arms Trade Treaty.
The state Senate of Minnesota voted 37 to 30 on May 13 to allow same-sex marriages, following earlier passage of the legislation by the state’s House of Representatives on May 9 by a 75-to-59 vote. The legislation changes the definition of marriage in Minnesota from "between a man and a woman" to a civil contract between two persons.