GOP needs Supreme Court bailout on gay marriage issue

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions on Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act will impact gay and lesbian couples and families in ways applicable to everyday life. In political ways, however, it’s the Republican Party that stands to gain if the matter of marriage equality is settled by the High Court. It’s been more … Continue reading GOP needs Supreme Court bailout on gay marriage issue

IRS scrutiny of nonprofits is hardly an unusual practice

What the IRS did to the tea party movement was wrong. But isn’t uncommon. Organizations, some of which receive federal, state and local government money, along with individual contributions generously donated by well-meaning supporters are always scrutinized. Nonprofit supporters receive tax breaks for their generosity, as an incentive. Nonprofits have been directed to disclose the … Continue reading IRS scrutiny of nonprofits is hardly an unusual practice