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TIGTA report on IRS Abuses of Non-Liberal Tax Exempt Applications

Posted by taxguru on May 30, 2013

Rather than rely on second hand accounts, you can download the 54 page pdf report from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration on how IRS screwed over tax exempt groups that were not in agreement with everything the BHO Regime has been doing.

It remains to be seen whether anything will change as a result, or if any IRS employees will be punished. 

 

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Posted by taxguru on May 29, 2013

From Argus Hamilton:

Senator Lindsay Graham called for a special prosecutor to probe the IRS targeting of conservatives during the election. Don’t forget Hollywood’s role. TCM ran a golf movie marathon on Election Day that kept conservatives glued to their TV sets til the polls closed.

 

The U.S. Department of Education is reviewing a recent study that suggested different menus and different exercises for boys and girls in U.S. schools to fight obesity. The study claims that male fat is different than female fat. It’s true, male fat is canceled out by wealth.

 

From Fred Thompson:

In a recent speech, President Obama said that Republicans are “still telling tall tales” about Obamacare. Not as tall as that 20,000-page stack of Obamacare regulations.

 

Democrat Congressman Charlie Rangel said that President Obama needs to “give more of an answer” on the IRS scandal. Like what? “I really, really didn’t know”?

 

David Axelrod said Obama couldn’t have known about all these scandals “because the government is so vast” Really? This administration seems more half-vast to me. 

 

Turns out that, just last year, a group of seven Senate Democrats sent a letter to the IRS urging them to investigate conservative political groups. This from the crowd that abhors the notion of profiling at airports. A belligerent North Korea launched three short-range missiles into the waters off its eastern coast. No word on whether they were actually targeting the Tea Party.

 

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Finally an issue that fires up the GOP

Posted by taxguru on May 29, 2013

Rather than continue to bend over and allow BHO to do anything he wants, the GOP finally has an issue to oppose him on; the IRS abuses of political opponents.  This is an excellent video from Mitch McConnell.

 

 

 

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The ClueLess pResident

Posted by taxguru on May 28, 2013

Some good zingers from this week’s episode of NewsBusted.

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More on the IRS’s Political Attacks

Posted by taxguru on May 27, 2013

Graham wants special counsel to probe feds looking at Fox reporter’s phone logs –  and the IRS mess. A little sanity from a normally disappointing RINO in the Senate, Lindsey Grahamnesty.

 

Criminality Appears To Lie at the Heart of the IRS Scandal –  This would be the case with a GOP president; but DemonRats are allowed to ignore the law when furthering their goals of bigger and more powerful central government. 

 

Tea Party gets a bump after being targeted by IRS –  The proper response to IRS abuses, fighting back.

 

The IRS scandal and Obama’s culture of intimidation –  It’s the Chicago style of politics that BHO began with.

 

Groups Flagged by I.R.S. Tested Political Limits on Tax Status –  According to these NY Slimes writes, only left-wing non-profits should be allowed to have political beliefs.

 

The IRS audit from hell – Dick Morris 

 

House committee wants to hear from anyone targeted by the IRS – Open the floodgates. 

 

The IRS Suppressed the Romney Vote – and as in all cases of election fraud, it’s years and years before anyone looks into it; too late to really do anything about it.  

 

A Person Of Privilege? – Fred Thompson, on the designated face of the IRS scandal, Lois Lerner. 

 

Mark Levin Blasts Obama: ‘Flat-Out, Bald-Faced Lie’ That He Knew Nothing About IRS Targeting – At least someone isn’t afraid to call BHO a liar.  Of course, Mark Levin will now forever be known as a racist for daring to criticize our Messiah.

 

The Dots Already Lead To Obama In The IRS Scandal –  For anyone who has the least bit of common sense.

 

Scandal draws questions about IRS role in enforcing Obamacare – As all fans of Big Government preach, agencies shouldn’t be judged on their past performance, just on their “good intentions.”

 

We need to keep up the pressure against allowing IRS to be in charge of our healthcare.  Is there any doubt that they will be making very real life or death decisions based on political affiliations?

IRS Admission Fans Flames of Anti-’Obamacare’ Push 

Obamacare: Taxpayers Must Report Personal Health ID Info to IRS

IRS sued for seizing 60 million medical records

Turmoil toughens IRS job on healthcare

 

IRS official who refused to testify, resign signed Tea Party letters in 2012 – Lois Lerner has a paper trail that can easily be audited.

 

Lois Lerner’s Brief And Awful Day On Capitol Hill –  She would make a perfect running mate for Hitlery’s presidential ticket.  They both have similar Ice-Queen personalities.

 

Lawmakers zero in on IRS meetings at White House –  As with the official White  House visitor logs that were used during the Clinton –  Lewinsky scandal, I have serious doubts as to their accuracy.  I’m sure for every logged in visit, there have been dozens more that the participants didn’t want to be known by the public or political opponents.

 

Why was the Department of Homeland Security monitoring Tea Party IRS demonstrations? –  Big Brother (Sis) doesn’t like anyone not drinking the official Kool-Aid.

 

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Posted by taxguru on May 27, 2013

From Argus Hamilton:

The Powerball winner will pay Uncle Sam two hundred twenty-four million in taxes when he cashes Saturday’s jackpot this week. The U.S. government is anxious to find out the person’s name. They don’t want to christen the next battleship the Anonymous Winner.

 

Congress heard testimony on the IRS, the Justice Department and Benghazi last week from whistle-blowers. It was relentless. The last time President Obama heard this many whistle-blowers he was taking five steps to the basket in an attempt to make a free throw. 

 

 IRS official Lois Lerner told Congress Wednesday she’s done nothing wrong, broken no laws and violated no IRS rules. Then she took the Fifth. The Republicans immediately called some tobacco executives to double-check exactly how the Fifth Amendment works. 

 

 President Obama said he didn’t know the IRS targeted Tea Partiers and he didn’t know the Justice Department spied on AP reporters, and he didn’t know at first Benghazi was a terrorist attack. It’s a smart strategy. By telling us he doesn’t know anything, he’s trying to convince us that Joe Biden is already president and we can skip the impeachment.

 

 

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Posted by taxguru on May 24, 2013

From Leno:

White House officials insist that President Obama knew nothing about the IRS scandal until we all heard about it in the news last week. They said because there was an investigation under way, it would have been inappropriate to tell him. And besides, he was too busy not knowing anything about Benghazi.

 

It is not looking good for President Obama. Today, his teleprompter took the fifth. In fact, the White House has changed their slogan from, “Yes, we can” to “No, I can’t remember.”

 

The latest scandal in Washington, of course, is raising questions about the IRS. You know, I have a question. Why is it called the Internal Revenue Service? How is having your money confiscated a service?

 

A Democratic congressman said that he worries that the IRS scandal might have a chilling effect on the IRS and that they might be afraid to audit people. So finally some good is coming out of all of this.

 

From Argus Hamilton:

President Obama’s job approval ratings held steady Monday in CNN’s latest poll. The numbers split exactly along party lines. Fifty-three percent of Americans approve of the job Obama is doing as president while the other forty-seven percent are being audited.

 

The House Oversight Committee announced Wednesday it will recall IRS official Lois Lerner to testify again after she pleaded the fifth. This’ll be good. She knows exactly how many of the Members listed the cost of their mistresses on their tax returns under Snacks.

 

President Obama said he didn’t hear about the IRS scandal until it came on the news Friday. He said he didn’t hear about the Justice Department scandal, and he didn’t hear about the Benghazi cover-up. Every seventeen years, those ciccadas drown out everything.

 

IRS official Lois Lerner invoked her Fifth Amendment rights and refused to testify to Congress about targeting conservatives. How embarrassing. Lerner is so mortified over having to cite the U.S. Constitution she ordered herself audited for being a right-wing group.

 

Lindsay Lohan was reported Sunday making excellent progress at Betty Ford’s. The IRS audited Lindsay and seized all her bank accounts last year. No one knew until now that the Cocaine Party has been designated a conservative group and targeted for scrutiny.

 

President Obama said Friday he never knew that the IRS was targeting conservative groups last year. He said that he found out about the IRS misconduct last week from watching TV. Nothing aggravates ESPN viewers like real news coming across on the crawl.

 

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Posted by taxguru on May 22, 2013

From Conan:

President Obama is in a lot of hot water lately. Despite the scandals, 53 percent of Americans say they approve of the job he’s doing. The other 47 percent are being audited.

 

A new report just came out. It says someone close to the president knew about the IRS scandal and kept his mouth shut. In other words, we can rule out Joe Biden.

 

From Argus Hamilton:

The Chicago Bulls were eliminated by the Miami Heat in the NBA playoffs Thursday in a brutal series between the two physical teams. The Bulls are the president’s favorite team. The Miami Heat now head to Washington D.C. to face their toughest opponent, the IRS.

 

The House Ways and Means Committee ripped IRS officials for targeting government opponents for scrutiny and reprisal. It’s an old tradition. Will Rogers once said America has the best government money can buy, then he died in a mysterious plane crash in Alaska.

 

President Obama asked Congress Thursday for more money to guard U.S. embassies from attack. It’s not necessary. All we have to do is register al-Qaeda as a conservative political action group and the IRS will shut them down for their anti-U.S. government views.

 

IRS official Sarah Ingraham, who was in charge of targeting conservatives, was put in charge of doling out ObamaCare. Hollywood noticed. Angelina Jolie is already estranged from her conservative father Jon Voight so it won’t bother her to rat on him to get her breast surgery.

 

IRS Commissioner Steven Miller stonewalled Congress in testimony Friday. He stated he’s an acting commissioner. That’s someone from Second City who knows how to act like the executive branch had no knowledge the IRS was targeting conservative groups.

 

The Powerball Lottery winning numbers came up Saturday with six hundred million going to the winning ticket-holder. It’s easier to predict what the winner will be than it is who the winner will be. The Oxford Dictionary defines a lottery winner as a former Democrat.

 

Philadelphia Eagles lineman Evan Mathis posted a photo on Instagram that showed him relieving himself on an IRS building in the city’s old colonial district. It should be easy for the IRS to track him down. All they have to do is follow the yellow brick road.

 

The IRS announced Friday it’s hiring thousands of specialists to review everyone’s tax records to enforce ObamaCare. Buy stock in companies that make rubber gloves. The IRS is hiring so many proctologists that the immigration department can’t issue the high-tech visas fast enough to keep up with demand.

 

President Obama said Friday he had no idea the IRS was targeting conservatives last year. He can say nothing else. Barack Obama once starred in a student movie, and when the script called for him to admit to doing something wrong, they had to get a stunt double.

 

The CNN poll Monday said sixty percent of Americans said they believe Obama when he says he didn’t know the IRS was targeting conservatives That’s odd. It was the number-one topic in every foursome at every golf club in America, how could he not know about it?

 

From Leno:

President Obama gave the commencement address at Morehouse College over the weekend. Great speech, very inspiring. He told the young graduates their future is bright — unless, of course, they want jobs.

 

The White House admitted President Obama’s chief of staff had advance warning that the IRS was targeting conservative groups. President Obama says the first time he heard about the IRS and AP scandals was from the media. See, that’s why President Obama holds press conferences. It’s not to explain what’s going on. It’s to find out what’s going on.

 

Singer Mary J. Blige has been slapped with a $3.4 million bill from the IRS. I didn’t even know she was a tea party member.

 

From Jimmy Fallon:

These scandals at the White House are just getting worse. It turns out that President Obama’s chief of staff knew about the scandal at the IRS three weeks before the president found out. Obama was like, “Anything else you guys aren’t telling me?” And Joe Biden was like, “Uh . . . I broke the copier.”

 

President Obama’s team knew about the IRS scandal but kept him in the dark about it. Or as Obama put it, “Guys, when I said ‘no spoilers,’ I was just talking about ‘Game of Thrones.'”

 

 

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The IRS Mess…

Posted by taxguru on May 22, 2013

There have been a number of types of reactions to the public revelations about IRS attacks on those who criticize the DemonRat policies.  Some people are doing what the Dims want by stifling their own opinions and not donating to any opposition candidates, while others are fired up and more intent on speaking out against these abuses.  I am hoping that there is safety in numbers if more people take the second approach.  Predictably, the ObaMao Kool-Aid drinkers are useless, as they pretend that there isn’t any problem here. 

 

GOP governors want special prosecutor in IRS case –  They shouldn’t hold their breath waiting for that to happen. 

 

Heads won’t roll at the IRS –  They’re just doing their jobs.

 

IRS Misses Filing Deadline: Fails to Comply With Congressional Demand for All Communications With WH About Targeting Conservatives –  And what happens to us little people when we miss important IRS deadlines?

 

A Crack in the IRS Dam –  And the slime emerges.

 

Top IRS official to invoke Fifth Amendment, decline to testify at House hearing –  But of course, she did nothing wrong.  She was just following standard DemonRat protocol.

 

IRS official Lerner: I did nothing wrong –  Very consistent with taking the Fifth.

 

A bushel of Pinocchios for IRS’s Lois Lerner –  She’s been lying her ass off.

 

Parties divide over IRS scandal fallout –  Wash. Times

 

Internal IRS probe cited same problems with approach to conservative groups in May 2012, House aide says –  Postponing the public disclosures until after the election was the goal, which was achieved.

 

Armed DHS Guards Protect IRS From Tea Party Protesters –  The little people aren’t supposed to speak back against Big Brother.

 

Tea Party group files first lawsuit against IRS over targeting scandal –  The first of many.

 

IRS investigation: Who knew what, and when –  A Wash Post interpretation of the scandal timeline.

 

White House defends IRS handling, McConnell asserts ‘culture of intimidation –  NBC

 

Anonymous Cincinnati IRS official: “Everything comes from the top.” –  As anyone with any common sense has known from the beginning.

 

IRS specialists in Washington were closely involved in the Cincinnati office’s scandalous behavior –  But BHO knew nothing about it according to his disciples.

 

Baucus: ‘I doubt very much’ IRS letter led to tougher audits on conservatives –  A DemonRat Senator who had used IRS to attack his critics now pretends he didn’t do that.

 

How the IRS seeded the clouds in 2010 for a political deluge three years later –  Wash. Post

 

The Great Unifier Didn’t Need to be Told About the IRS Targeting Conservatives –  When all of his underlings share his Marxist philosophy, BHO doesn’t need to micro-manage their day to day actions.  They instinctively know what to do to accomplish their overall agenda. 

 

White House aide: ‘Nothing that suggests’ IRS official at center of scandal ‘did anything wrong –  Not according to their agenda.

 

Chief IRS Counsel Got Jeremiah Wright’s Church out of IRS Probe Before Joining Agency –  Any doubt that they are all singing from the same hymnal?

 

Obama Isn’t Just Too Big to Fail, He’s Too Big to Know – And he can never be held accountable for anything.

 

Ideological Revenue Service –  IRS is just as even-handed and objective in regard to politics as are the mainstream media.  They are Fellow Travelers with the DemonRats. 

 

Tax-exempt Obama Foundation doesn’t exist at listed addresses –  BHO’s half-brother had no problems getting IRS approval for his scam charity. 

 

The Stasi IRS? –  Gestapo, KGB, Nazis have all been used as descriptions of the hardball tactics IRS often uses.

 

Goal of the IRS Scandal: Scare GOP Donors – Rather than being embarrassed by these disclosures, some of the DemonRats in power are glad that the message is getting out that donors to opposition candidates will be personally destroyed by IRS and other governmental agencies. 

 

 The Obama Regime DOJ’s Harassment of Fox News Ties into the IRS Attack on Republican Donors –  Trying to scare away donors to the opposition, and succeeding by some accounts.

 

How High Does the IRS Scandal Go? – Bernard Goldberg 

 

Obama Not Outraged; He Adores the IRS – David Limbaugh 

 

‘Patriot’ games at the IRS – Rich Lowry 

 

Partisan Obama Culture Spawned a More Abusive IRS – David Limbaugh 

 

Benghazi, IRS: Son of Watergate? – Cal Thomas 

 

In IRS scandal, echoes of Watergate – George Will 

 

Crossing sacred lines in Washington – David Shribman

 

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NewsBusted looks at ObamaCare

Posted by taxguru on May 21, 2013

Surprisingly, this week’s episode of NewsBusted didn’t have anything about the IRS  political enemies scandal; but they did have some good zingers about the ObamaCare monstrosity that is getting closer and closer to clobbering us all in far too many ways.

 

 

 

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