Accuracy in Media

NY Times Suggests Feeling Sorry for the IRS

Patricia Cohen of the New York Times penned an article lamenting the workload amount that falls on Internal Revenue Service employees due to their shirking workforce and budget. The article’s headline was, “Have You Ever Felt Sorry for the I.R.S.? Now Might Be the Time.” The piece also blamed Congress, which has made cuts to […]

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December 2017

12/21/2017 - NY Times Suggests Feeling Sorry for the IRS

October 2017

10/27/2017 - Newsweek Prematurely Concludes IRS Scandal Was ‘Fake News’

April 2017

4/19/2017 - Chris Matthews Suggested IRS Employees Leak Trump’s Audit Status

September 2016

9/12/2016 - IRS Resists Efforts to Scrap Criteria Used to Stymie Tea Party Groups

May 2016

5/25/2016 - IRS Paid Out $15.6 Billion Erroneously

5/25/2016 - IRS Commissioner says He Shouldn’t Be Impeached, Too Busy to Make Impeachment Hearing

5/19/2016 - House GOP Committee Chairman Moves to Censure IRS Chief

5/12/2016 - IRS Collected a Record $1.91 Trillion in Taxes, but Still Runs a Deficit

April 2016

4/23/2016 - IRS Can Track Your Cell Phone, but Won’t Track Down Missing Tax Funds

4/15/2016 - IRS Commissioner Agrees that a Flat Tax would be Simpler, Saves Money

4/15/2016 - The House Freedom Caucus Wants to Impeach IRS Commissioner Koskinen

4/13/2016 - Congress is Concerned about Hackers Attacking the IRS

4/7/2016 - IRS Vendetta against Religious-Based Non-Profits?

March 2016

3/25/2016 - Court Slams IRS in IRS Targeting Case against Tea Party Group

3/23/2016 - IRS Costs for Conferences Exceeded Estimates

3/10/2016 - IRS Only Answered 15% of Calls This Tax Filing Season

3/10/2016 - Does Donald Trump Earn Less than $500K Per Year?

February 2016

2/19/2016 - Congress Contradicted Itself in Declaring Exemptions from ObamaCare

January 2016

1/21/2016 - IRS Erased Another Hard Drive

1/14/2016 - IRS Targeting Scandal May Still be Alive, Reports say

1/14/2016 - U.S. Gov’t Collects Record-High Tax Revenues but Still Runs a Deficit

1/8/2016 - IRS Scraps Plan to Collect Donor’s Social Security Numbers

December 2015

12/22/2015 - IRS: $46 Million in Wrongly-Issued Tax Refunds Given Out

November 2015

11/22/2015 - Heavy-Handed IRS creates “Optional” Filing where Donors’ Social Security Numbers will be Listed

11/17/2015 - Clinton Foundation Fixes Errors in Four Years’ Worth of Tax Return Statements

11/5/2015 - Clinton Foundation Affiliate Now Will Refile Erroneous Tax Returns

11/3/2015 - Clinton Foundation Affiliate Won’t Refile Erroneous Tax Returns

October 2015

10/3/2015 - IRS Improperly Withheld Info from Taxpayers 12.3% of the Time

10/1/2015 - IRS Handed Out $6 Million in Bonuses the Past Five Years

September 2015

9/4/2015 - $572 Million in Extra ObamaCare Tax Credits Paid Out to Undeserving Recipients

August 2015

8/31/2015 - Judge Tells IRS that They Can’t Hide White House Emails

8/26/2015 - Lois Lerner Used Second Personal Email Address to Conduct IRS Business

8/18/2015 - Computer Breach at the IRS Compromised Over 300,000 Accounts

8/14/2015 - Lois Lerner, in an E-mail, called Republicans “Evil and Dishonest”

8/12/2015 - IRS Only Awarded Non-Profit Status to ONE Conservative Group in 3 Years

8/10/2015 - Here’s the Senate Report on the IRS’s Out-of-Control Culture

8/7/2015 - Lois Lerner, ex-IRS Official, Briefly Investigated Bristol Palin for Teen Pregnancy Charity Compensation

8/6/2015 - IRS is Rife with “Personal Politics” and “Gross Mismanagement”

July 2015

7/30/2015 - Swiss Bank Increased Donations to Clinton Foundation after IRS Settlement

7/29/2015 - GOP Tells Obama to Fire IRS Chief or They’ll Impeach Him

7/29/2015 - IRS Avoided Archiving Their Communications by Using Instant-Messaging System Off the Books

7/25/2015 - IRS Targeting Scandal Won’t Go Away as Loopholes Found in Audit Process

7/23/2015 - Hey Obama: IRS Used Donor Lists to Target Conservatives for Audits

7/22/2015 - Obama tells Jon Stewart that the IRS did not Target Conservatives

7/16/2015 - 300,000 Americans Overpaid ObamaCare Fine, but IRS May Not Refund that $38 Million

7/8/2015 - Lois Lerner, Obama Administration Officials Met to Discuss Criminal Charges for their Opponents

7/3/2015 - IT Chief at IRS is “Blown Away” that IRS Erased Lerner Tapes

June 2015

6/26/2015 - Lois Lerner’s Hard Drive Affected by Impact of Some Sort. Hmm…

6/25/2015 - IRS shelled out $18.8 Million to Contractors who didn’t pay Back Taxes

6/25/2015 - Text of King v. Burwell decision on ObamaCare Subsidies

6/25/2015 - Supreme Court Upholds ObamaCare, Again, in King v. Burwell

6/25/2015 - IRS Destroyed Backups of E-mails that Included Lois Lerner’s E-mails

6/18/2015 - Liberal Media Keeps America in the Dark in ObamaCare’s King v. Burwell Case

6/17/2015 - ObamaCare’s $2.8 Billion Subsidies Can’t be Verified

May 2015

5/28/2015 - IRS Hackers traced to Russia

5/27/2015 - IRS Break-In: Thieves steal Tax Information of 100,000 Americans

5/18/2015 - GOP Still Waiting on IRS Correspondence with Democrats

5/8/2015 - Judges Stunned by IRS’ Defense that it can Discriminate in Non-Profit Applications

5/7/2015 - 1,580 IRS Workers Dodged Taxes over 10 Years

5/1/2015 - Not Comforting: IRS Claims They’re Taking Steps to Not Target Conservative Groups

April 2015

4/29/2015 - Lois Lerner E-mails Have Been Found, Watchdog Says

4/27/2015 - ObamaCare is Sexist

4/23/2015 - VIDEO: Watch MSNBC’s Tax Cheats Lecture Us on Taxes

4/23/2015 - Obama’s IRS didn’t help Taxpayers but Gave Bonuses to Employees

4/17/2015 - Melissa Harris-Perry and Husband Owe IRS Taxes

March 2015

3/12/2015 - POLITICO buried Lois Lerner’s Previous anti-Conservative Prosecution at FEC

February 2015

2/25/2015 - IRS Scandal Update: Watchdog Group asks for More Documents to be Released

2/11/2015 - Obama Administration Stonewalling Release of IRS Scandal Documents

2/6/2015 - IRS illegally seizes Bank Accounts without Filing Criminal Charges

January 2015

1/28/2015 - IRS tells U.S. War Veteran that He’s Dead

1/17/2015 - Obama’s EPA Scrubbed Text Messages, Violating Law

December 2014

12/31/2014 - 7 Liberal Lies of the Year

November 2014

11/25/2014 - Lois Lerner’s Missing 30,000 E-mails at the IRS have been found

June 2014

6/17/2014 - CNN’s John King Hits IRS Over Missing Emails [Video]

February 2014

2/8/2014 - Obama changing Tax Rules as the GOP Protests Rule Change

December 2013

12/17/2013 - Top 10 Misreported or Underreported Stories of the Year

November 2013

11/1/2013 - Obama Pivots from ObamaCare to Pro-Business Policy

July 2013

7/24/2013 - Jay Carney: Obama Focused on Economy, Not “Phony Scandals” [Video]

7/6/2013 - Obama “brings out the African in the American”, says Reuters

June 2013

6/9/2013 - Gov’t $ at Work: Accuses Apple of raising E-Book prices in 2010

6/7/2013 - Sideshow? Obama addresses mental health issues amid scandals

6/7/2013 - Big Brother? Obama admin collecting American’s phone records

6/4/2013 - Rep. Issa says IRS targeting came from D.C.

6/4/2013 - Obama admin fires back, says AG Holder didn’t lie

May 2013

5/24/2013 - GOP eyes Sebelius Fundraising for Health Care

5/22/2013 - Apple’s Irish tax loophole leaves D.C. mad

5/22/2013 - The Smoking Gun in the IRS Scandal, Part Two

5/22/2013 - Headline of the Week: “Obama tries to bounce back after a tough week”

5/21/2013 - The Smoking Gun in the IRS Scandal, Part One

5/17/2013 - The IRS Targeted Conservative Media

5/16/2013 - Obama fires acting tax chief with strings attached

5/16/2013 - Obama releases Benghazi e-mails same day as IRS chief resignation