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Tyler Morning Telegraph
[VIDEO] Tyler residents protest IRS' abuse of power scandal
Tammy Blair waved a "Don't Tread on Me" flag in front of the Tyler Internal Revenue Service headquarters on Loop 323 on a hot Tuesday afternoon.
Mon May 20, 2013
Gohmert: IRS would've "probably shot the Boston Tea Party participants"
Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, argued that had the IRS been around during time of the Boston Tea Party, it probably would have shot them, along with at least half of the signers of the Declaration of Independence.
Sat May 18, 2013
House Judiciary Panel Holds UAV Hearing
Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives focused on the Fourth Amendment implications of domestic UAV surveillance at a hearing May 17, but did not get a unified message from witnesses on how to tackle the issue.
Fri May 17, 2013
Congress seeks to regulate drone use, looks for bipartisan ground
Eventually, courts will step in and have their say on the matter, determining how the unmanned aircraft fit into existing expectation of privacy standards and limits on government surveillance.
Cybercast News Service
Gohmert: Holder - Was Not Being Truthful'; Holder: - You Cannot Know What I Know'
Rep. Louie Gohmert said Attorney General Eric Holder "was not being truthful" when he testified before the House Judiciary Committee about the investigation into the Islamic ties of the Boston marathon bombers.
Thu May 16, 2013
George Lopez Reacts To GOP Rep. Gohmert's 'Terrorists...
When HuffPost Live's Jacob Soboroff had George Lopez on his show this week, he asked the comedian to give his reaction to a particularly disturbing recent clip of Rep.
Gohmert says DOJ aims to scare
Rep. Louie Gohmert thinks there was more to the Justice Department seizing phone records from The Associated Press: The administration was also trying to intimidate Congress.
The Austin Chronicle
News Ticker: May 16
Steve Hotze panics at the disco, Louie Gohmert flips his lid, and Randy Travis gets litigious.
Wed May 15, 2013
Holder on Hot Seat, Fires Back
Attorney General Eric Holder, in heated exchanges with the Republican delegation at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday afternoon, said it's "unacceptable" and "shameful" for Rep.
The Orlando Sentinel
Sean Hannity marks milestone, welcomes Sen. Marco Rubio
Sean Hannity, right, conducted a headline-making interview with George Zimmerman, left, and Mark O'Mara last year on 'Hannity.' His Wednesday show will be the 1,000th episode of "Hannity," which airs at 9 weeknights.
Tue May 14, 2013
By nature, people cling to old philosophies
"The Scorpion and the Frog" parable recounts a river-crossing compact. The frog fears a lethal scorpion sting.
Video: Gohmert: Obama's immigration stance like going through reporter's phone records
During a press conference with House Republicans against the immigration reform proposal tendered by the bipartisan "gang of eight," Rep.
Video: King: I'd choose Obamacare over "amnesty" for illegal immigrants
Leading a press conference with House Republicans against the immigration reform proposal tendered by the bipartisan "gang of eight," Rep.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Huffington Post
Spencer Critchley: Muslim Socialist Terrible at Destroying America
We can of course take it on faith that Barack Obama is a Muslim socialist bent on destroying America.
"We don't have a ready force standing by in the Middle East, and so getting somebody there in a timely way would have been very difficult, if not impossible." Gates explained.
Dallas Morning News
Immigration: Reps. Louie Gohmert, Lamar Smith and Steve Stockman join ...
Most of the action on immigration has been on the Senate side lately. But getting a complex package through the GOP-controlled House will prove extremely tricky, and Tuesday, a number of key conservatives from Texas and elsewhere will lay down some markers.
Sun May 12, 2013
Re: On Benghazi, It's Time Give It Up, Turn It Loose, GOP
Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, left, and Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., right, sit in the audience of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee's hearing on Benghazi on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday.
IRS knew Tea Party was targeted in 2011, according to watchdog report
Senior Internal Revenue Service officials knew agents were targeting Tea Party groups as early as 2011, according to a draft of an inspector general's report obtained by The Associated Press that seemingly contradicts public statements by the IRS commissioner.
Fri May 10, 2013
New York Daily News
Benghazi talking points revised a dozen times: report
Whistleblower Greg Hicks, the number two U.S. diplomat in Libya, testified at a congressional hearing about the attack on Wednesday, along with acting deputy assistant secretary for counterterrorism Mark Thompson and former regional security officer Eric Nordstrom .
Republicans set groundwork for more Benghazi questions
'The public is finally hearing that it was very clear from the very first moment that it had nothing to do with a protest or a video, that that was a complete fabrication, created by this administration, not based on any factual submission from anybody in the administration, it was created after the fact,' U.S. Rep.