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By Tammy Bruce
Only IRS employees could expect rewards for failing to pay their taxes
Topic - Doug Lamborn
In her 17 months out of work, Lita Ness has heard all the criticisms of extended unemployment insurance that has led to the program getting suspended amid a partisan standoff in Congress.
The Environmental Protection Agency is coming under increasing fire for a raid conducted in Alaska this summer by armed agents seeking violations of the Clean Water Act.
One of the first orders of business for the new Congress is to defund public broadcasting. Last week, Rep. Doug Lamborn, Colorado Republican, introduced legislation to do just that. He immediately came under fire from National Public Radio (NPR) for his "intrusion into the programming decision-making of America's public radio stations." To hear the taxpayer-subsidized broadcast suits talk, it's as though Mr. Lamborn was attacking the First Amendment itself.
"This is unconscionable and unacceptable," Mr. Lamborn said on the House floor. "This bill gives the president the authority he needs to deny this individual a visa."
"When Iran said they wanted to send someone to New York City, to the United Nations under diplomatic immunity, who is affiliated with those who captured our embassy and held them for 444 days, something's wrong there and everyone realizes that," Rep. Doug Lamborn, R-Colo., who sponsored the bill in the House, said in an interview.