Happy Anniversary to Lois Lerner!

By Pete McGinnis (Townhall)

For some, government is the gift that keeps on giving. The rest of us just keep on giving to government, often to be outraged at how our tax dollars are being spent. This is one of those cases.

May 2024 marks a decade since Lois Lerner, with a bipartisan vote, was found in contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with a subpoena from the House Oversight Committee. You may recall Lerner, the former director of the Exempt Organizations Division of the Internal Revenue Service, publicly admitted in 2013 that the agency selected for more intense scrutiny applications containing the words “tea party” or “patriot.” Lerner said that she would request documents such as donor lists from these organizations – well outside agency protocol.

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