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Topic - George
From commemorative cups to special coins worth more than $80,000, the newest member of Britain's royal family is a boon to business — and he is only 3 months old.
A statement that Americans have been saying for decades is now obsolete: "All I have to do is pay taxes and die." We cannot say that anymore, because we now have a new item on our to-do list: Purchase Obamacare whether we like it or not. The penalty has been attached to our annual tax filings so as not to lose track of anyone. No wonder the administration of Obamacare went to the IRS; we have to pay a penalty tax if we do not buy this worthless product being forced upon us.
King George wasn't such a tyrant. Congress shoves a health care bill down our throats and is then exempted from it ("Obamacare exemption — none dare call it treason," Commentary, Aug. 14). On top of that, members of Congress exempt others as it suits them. It's time we the people stopped these oligarchs.
IRS employees have told congressional investigators that they were ordered by the agency's Washington office to give extra scrutiny to tea party groups' applications for tax-exempt status, according to excerpts from interviews with the employees that were released by House committee chairmen Wednesday.
Already reeling after admitting it unfairly targeted conservatives, the IRS suffered a new setback Tuesday when its internal auditor released a report showing the agency spent $4.1 million on a lavish conference in California in 2010, including two free drinks for every attendee, and upgrades to suites for more than 100 employees.
Americans are beginning to recognize the disturbing similarities between President Obama and the fallen Richard Nixon, but the comparison that may matter more is between Mr. Obama and King George III.
This offbeat tale of presidential romance is a high-toned dud — a surprise, given its talented cast, scandalous subject matter and trim 94-minute running time.
The family of former Sen. George McGovern says the 90-year-old is "no longer responsive" in hospice care.
"May We Be Forgiven" (Viking), by A.M. Homes
Actor George Clooney raised almost $15 million for President Obama's re-election campaign at the star's Los Angeles home in May. For his second act, Mr. Clooney is set to arrive Monday in Geneva, a center for international organizations, governance and business.
Golf has become the guiding light for the Wallace family, helping them repair their lives and get through very difficult times.
Golf has become a guiding light for the Wallace family, helping them repair their lives and get through some very difficult times.
Casey Anthony's attorney said he strongly considered early in the case whether she should plead guilty to a lesser charge to avoid the death penalty if convicted of murdering her 2-year-old daughter Caylee, but Anthony adamantly insisted she had nothing to do with the toddler's death.
A newly-released video shows Florida neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman at the scene of Trayvon Martin's fatal shooting a day later giving police a blow-by-blow account of his fight with the teen.
The battling couple George and Martha have found a home on Broadway.
Mr. George has said that while some progressive groups were given scrutiny, it was just a small percentage.
defense team, he said Martin saw his gun and reached for it as the two scuffled on the sidewalk at a gated apartment community in Sanford.