let's see. IRS staff auditing financial data to monitor compliance. and then we see organizations which are political and in their political discussions advocate non-compliance with tax authoritiesOn what level of idiocy does one have to be, to think this is ok?
nothing there smacks of idiocy. i would instead commend the staff for aptly recognizing that groups expressing political values and opposing tax compliance are more likely to be "political" and "non-compliant" with tax laws
but tell us why you believe otherwise. i need a laugh
i think that a TSA agent who selects someone who fits the bomber profile for strict scrutiny rather than an elderly woman needing assistance to walk, is smarter than the agent who does the oppositeThe most amazing part, is how you people are swooping in to defend these asshats.
tell me why you support the agent who does the opposite; selects for audit those with little expectation of being found non-compliant
Ahh the old standard, blame Bush!
"I.R.S. is an independent enforcement agency," said Carney. "The -- which I believe, as I understand it, contains only two political appointees within it. The individual who is running the I.R.S. at the time was actually an appointee from the previous administration."
Carney: I.R.S. Run By Bush Political Appointee | The Weekly Standard
There is only one basic human right, the right to do as you damn well please. And with it comes the only basic human duty, the duty to take the consequences.
P. J. O'Rourke