Late last week, a draft report from the U.S. Inspector General was leaked, revealing that the Cincinnati IRS office had used the terms “tea party” and “patriot” in a search for 501(c)(4) nonprofit organizations that were abusing their tax-exempt status by being too active in election campaigns.
Is 60 dead inmates in six years a lot? If you look at the number the way the U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) does, which is the same way major health organizations like the Centers for Disease Control do, it is.
Let’s deal immediately with the unsightly elephant in the room: Dwayne Crenshaw, one of two candidates for the vacant City Council District 4 seat up for grabs in a May 21 special election, is backed by the Lincoln Club of San Diego County, a pro-business group often aligned with the Republican Party.
For all the effort San Diego Mayor Bob Filner put into proposing a new way to make storefront medical-marijuana dispensaries legal, and after more than three hours of public testimony on Monday, the City Council essentially ignored Filner’s proposal and reverted to a plan that failed two years ago.
On Monday, Filner unveiled his proposed budget for the fiscal year that begins on July 1, and it includes a cut of $1.4 million to the City Attorney's office amid the mayor's plan to solve a $38.4-million deficit.
"[W]hen you look at the Padres' hopes for contention, they look pretty grim. Now, and for the foreseeable future." Ugh.That was Jonah Keri,writing at Grantlandon Monday, placing the Padres at No. 29 out of 30 in his baseball rankings