February 11

The Truth about FATCA with Jim Jatras, + his Vice Presidential Interest (VIDEO)

Anthony Parent and Claudine Gindel of IRS Medic are joined by guest Jim Jatras to discuss the ridiculousness of FATCA. Jim is an attorney and a Washington based government and media specialist who was previously a US diplomat and US Senate staffer. He is the editor of www.repealfatca.com and extremely knowledgeable about the law. Jim also recently notified all the declared Republican presidential candidates of his availability and qualifications to join them on the 2016 ticket as their vice pres...

November 28

‘With Us or with the Terrorists’: It’s Clear Which Side Turkey Is On

What happened. Turkey claims the Russian plane crossed into Turkish airspace and failed to respond to repeated warnings. Russia claims it can prove its plane was over Syria the whole time. We will see if one version or the other will be generally accepted or whether a contentious muddle will continue indefinitely (cf. MH-17). However, even if the Turkish version prevails, the Russian plane at most would have been over Turkey for a well under a minute and presented no threat to anything or an...

October 29

Let Them Be Red While We Take Back Reagan's Blue

There has been understandable chortling among Republicans that at the Democrats first debate they finally came clean on the “s-word.” Long considered almost taboo in American politics, the term socialism can now be considered mainstream in the party of (for now, anyway) Jefferson, Jackson, and FDR. Snarkiness aside, it's about time. Whether some of us conservatives like it or not, approximately half of our fellow citizens are attracted to ideas tilting to portside. In that sense, the Democrat...

October 23

The Benghazi Hearing: What Neither Hillary nor the Republicans Want to Talk About

As I write this, Hillary Clinton’s appearance before the House panel investigating the 2012 terrorist attacks that killed four Americans is still going on. I wasn’t able to listen to all of it live, and will plow through the transcript in due course. Two things already are notable: one concerning the impact of the hearing itself – plus another aspect marked only by the sound of crickets chirping....

October 14

Treasury Department Finally Begins Document Delivery to RepealFATCA.com on FOIA Request Concerning FATCA ‘Intergovernmental Agreements’!

Ten days shy of two years after I was told via letter that Treasury would give “expedited treatment” to my FOIA request for records related to FATCA “Intergovernmental Agreements” (IGAs), they finally have begun to be delivered. This follows persistent and determined intervention with the Department by Congressman Bill Posey (R-FL8), a respected member of the House Financial Services Committee who has been the leading voice on the Hill questioning the IGAs’ legal authority. As indicated in th...

 

- Letter to Treasury Secretary Lew from Congressman Bill Posey

- Letter to Treasury Secretary Geithner from Senators Rand Paul, Jim DeMint, Mike Lee, and Saxby Chambliss