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16 of the Best New Android Apps From May (2014)

From Foursquare spin-offs to whistle-powered selfies, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in May. So by way of a quick recap, here’s our pick of the newbies from the past month.<p>Sunrise<p>Sunrise finally opened its uber-popular calendar app to Android users this month, as well as a version …

Sunrise is the first great calendar app for Android and web

Another startup beats Google at its own game<p>The search results for "calendar" in the Google Play Store leave a lot to be desired.<p>You'll find Agenda and Cal, two decent free apps, and Business Calendar, a pricey app with lots of features but no sense of style. Today Calendar goes further, boasting a …

Issa issues subpoena to Benghazi review board leader

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa has issued a subpoena to depose the ambassador charged with leading the review of the attack in Benghazi that killed four Americans.<p>Issa announced Friday that he will demand a deposition from Thomas Pickering, who along with Adm. …

Official Reveals That Obama Administration Members Knew About Conservative IRS Complaints During The Election

George told the House Ways and Means Committee in testimony on Friday that he informed the Treasury's general counsel of his investigation into the matter on June 4, according to the New York Times. He then told Deputy Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin "shortly thereafter."<p>President Barack Obama has …

The real IRS scandal

<b>Super PAC co-founder Karl Rove (AP/Rich Pedroncelli)</b><p>Forget Tea Party targeting. The true abuse of power is letting big corporations make secret campaign donations<p>Robert Reich<p>May 17, 2013 7:56pm (UTC)<p>This originally appeared on Robert Reich’s blog.<p>“This systematic abuse cannot be fixed with just one …

DC Scandal-A-Rama Has A Happy Hidden Pony For America

It's an open question as to whether any of our recent Beltway scandalettes will heat up or peter out, but in the meanwhile, it's best to be reminded of a hidden upside in all of this, for America. Per Greg Sargent:<p>Liberals who are dreading the scandal-mania that is taking hold should note that it …

Reince Priebus: 'You Don't Call For Impeachment Until You Have Evidence'

As President Barack Obama's administration continues to face the fallout from three separate political scandals, some conservatives have been quick to argue that presidential impeachment is a logical conclusion.<p>Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus urged restraint on Friday, …

3 Followups on 3 'Scandals'

Searching for leakers inside an organization is one thing; dragging in reporters -- or doctors, or clergy -- is another, and usually a mistake.<p>After this item late last night.<p>1) <b>Benghazi</b> remains a tragedy but not a "scandal," as a number of clearer-thinking Republicans are noting.<p>2) The <b>IRS/Tea Party</b> …

The IRS's Bizarre Parsing of the Word 'Targeted'

How the IRS could deny something that seems plainly true.<p>In March 22, 2012, then-IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman testified before a House Ways & Means subcommittee that there was no targeting of Tea Party groups for special scrutiny by the agency.<p>"We've seen some recent press allegations that the …

Say What? Benghazi, AP, and IRS Are "Failures" of "Progressive Government", Says GOP Strategist

Say what?<p>"Benghazi. The IRS. AP phone records. The failures for which Barack Obama will be remembered are not just those of one man or one administration. They are the failures of an old idea, that big, old, dumb, top-down, factory style government can manage the complexities of modern times. The …