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More IRS Harrassment

Original post made by Tuned Out, Another Pleasanton neighborhood, on May 10, 2013

After a year of denials, the IRS finally fesses up that they were harassing members of the Tea Party with targeted audits. See Web Link Just another case the Obama Administration running the U. S. Government like a Mafia boss. And has been the case before when the Obama Administration get caught, the guys at the top always pin it on a group of underlings.
This is likely just a preview of coming attractions as Obama is going to use the IRS to enforce compliance with ObamaCare. I wonder if our oblivious population is similar to that of the German population right before Hitler seized power?

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Posted by Ernie
a resident of Carlton Oaks
on May 11, 2013 at 12:24 am

Yes, I'm very much looking forward to the 50 tea party groups or so, all in Cincinnati, that were targeted. I bet we're going to find some interesting facts about these groups and the kinds of tax exemptions they were declaring. Worship of Founding Fathers as secular religion? It should be amusing.

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on May 11, 2013 at 10:07 am

i'm not into gossip but i can hardly wait to read all about it!!!

incidentally, what is the Tea Party?

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Posted by dirtbag liberal
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 13, 2013 at 9:31 am

The IRS also targeted Jewish groups and groups promoting teaching the Constitution....imagine that! Who's next...people who claim they are ignorant about the Tea Party, or ignorance of our country's founding?
What makes you think our dear leader won't target the people that voted for him, but now regret it? What's a lame duck to do?

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Posted by Arroyo
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 14, 2013 at 5:51 pm


Any other words of wisdom you would like to share?

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Posted by Ernie
a resident of Carlton Oaks
on May 15, 2013 at 1:06 am

Out of over 300 groups targeted, the tea party goofs comprised approx. 75. Why aren't the other 225 groups complaining?

I'm not certain what the problem is. If the groups with names like 'el grupo sin nombre' or 'dobri dehn boom!' were targeted, I'm sure no one would complain about the so-called profiling. As for the tea baggers, we've long known most of their members are mentally imbalanced and capable of all sorts of questionable practices under the banner of 'don't tread on me'.

I want to see where the investigation takes us. How many of the targeted groups were in fact lying about eligibility for tax exempt status.

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Posted by Arroyo
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 15, 2013 at 12:14 pm

Geez, the IRS has admitted that they had been doing it -- holding some groups up for close to two years just because of the name of the organization -- demanding information than they didn't have a right to request -- and, denying to Congress that it the discrimination was occurring.

I don't care if it was 200, 75, or just 1 group -- it's unfair --illegal -- and I suspect that some IRS managers will be demoted in the very near future (the government rarely fires their inept employees - just transfers them). If the information was shared with others outside the IRS, they could actually have jail time in their future.

Most of the Tea Party members are not mentally "imbalanced", as you state, just fed up with the overreach and dysfuntion of the government bureaucracy.

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Posted by Anders
a resident of Avila
on May 15, 2013 at 1:37 pm

Most of the Tea Party members are not mentally imbalanced ... just woefully inept at grammar, and logic, as Arroyo's above post vividly illustrates.

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Posted by Arroyo
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 16, 2013 at 6:55 am

The first mistake a condescending left-winger makes is criticizing the spelling and grammar of those with whom they disagree. The next is to use a broad-brush to paint them with some mental impairment or discard their position as frivolous, or without merit.

The discussion is the IRS and its failure in management -- apparently, you're happy with the manner they have handled their mission -- Hmmm, is that supposed to be logical?

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Posted by Anders
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on May 16, 2013 at 9:02 am

Yes, Arroyo, you're so right. What could possibly be logical about the IRS investigating groups that advocate not paying taxes?

Tea Baggies as 50% nonpartisan, 'social welfare' groups? Time to shift back to Benghazi.

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