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    re: Republicans Expand I.R.S. Inquiry, With Eye on White House

    Quote Originally Posted by iliveonramen View Post
    As for the the more statement regarding more or less applications...IRS official Lerner stated

    "[W]e saw a big increase in these kind of applications, many of which indicated that they were going to be involved in advocacy work," Lerner said.

    Which means they started getting applications from a lot of political groups who were claiming to fit 501(c)(4) status and were spending their money on thing political in nature and not meeting the laundry list of things you can do to meet 501(c)(4) status.
    Except by their own admission, the spike didn't occur until 2012, which was 18 months after they started their "special" process. In 2009 and 2010, there were 1700 applications. In 2012, it was 3600.

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    Quote Originally Posted by disneydude View Post
    Yes, unless you are poor at math, the GWB administration when this occurred was several years ago. Sounds like you were unfamiliar with the IRS action back then. So are you are outraged at the actions of the IRS during Bush as you are now? An honest question.
    An honest question?

    My wife is a member of All Saints Church in Pasadena, or I should write was. I am very familiar with their actions, and the actions of the IRS back then.

    The Progressives at Salon wrote of what, less than 10 times of when the IRS was questioning "liberal groups", versus hundreds and hundreds that we know about over the last few years of the Obama Administration.

    And you ask if I was as outraged then as I am now?

    What a lame question.

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    re: Republicans Expand I.R.S. Inquiry, With Eye on White House

    Quote Originally Posted by ocean515 View Post
    An honest question?

    My wife is a member of All Saints Church in Pasadena, or I should write was. I am very familiar with their actions, and the actions of the IRS back then.

    The Progressives at Salon wrote of what, less than 10 times of when the IRS was questioning "liberal groups", versus hundreds and hundreds that we know about over the last few years of the Obama Administration.

    And you ask if I was as outraged then as I am now?

    What a lame question.
    So were you outraged then?
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    Oh goodness. It looks like Obama ain't gonna get reelected. Oh wait...

    Well this will sure put a dagger in all the bipartisan support he has had. Oh wait...
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    re: Republicans Expand I.R.S. Inquiry, With Eye on White House

    Quote Originally Posted by ocean515 View Post
    An honest question?

    My wife is a member of All Saints Church in Pasadena, or I should write was. I am very familiar with their actions, and the actions of the IRS back then.

    The Progressives at Salon wrote of what, less than 10 times of when the IRS was questioning "liberal groups", versus hundreds and hundreds that we know about over the last few years of the Obama Administration.

    And you ask if I was as outraged then as I am now?

    What a lame question.
    27 groups were subjected to unessassary questions. 13 of them were conservative groups.

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    Quote Originally Posted by disneydude View Post
    So were you outraged then?
    I think any unwarranted IRS action is outrageous and have always voice my opinion as such.

    I think their action against All Saints was right on target.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mithros View Post
    27 groups were subjected to unessassary questions. 13 of them were conservative groups.
    Ok. I stand corrected. 27, and 13. I only scanned the article. I find Salon rather useless.

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    I give you credit then. Most are not like you.
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    re: Republicans Expand I.R.S. Inquiry, With Eye on White House

    Quote Originally Posted by Fenton View Post
    I figured you were being facetious and sarcastic.

    Obama should come clean and IF he broke the law, or anyone in his cabinet broke the law then they should suffer the consequence, just like us lowly Citizens.

    The problem is unlike Nixon, he won't remove himself for the benefit of the Country. He's not that kind of man as we, the Conservatives have been saying for years now.
    We'll see what he does.

    Richard Nixon didn't remove himself for the benefit of anybody but Richard Nixon. He knew he'd be impeached and removed, so he got out while the getting was good. He knew that he no longer had the support of Republicans in Congress, so he skedaddled. Is that really the party line? That he stepped aside for the good of the country? Oh God, you guys will buy anything...


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    Too bad we have to observe human rights.

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    re: Republicans Expand I.R.S. Inquiry, With Eye on White House

    Quote Originally Posted by CriticalThought View Post
    Oh goodness. It looks like Obama ain't gonna get reelected. Oh wait...

    Well this will sure put a dagger in all the bipartisan support he has had. Oh wait...
    If it goes down the Nixonian path, he won't even have the support of his own party. When it comes down to choosing between Barack Obama and Harry Reid, Harry's gonna pick Harry every time.


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    Too bad we have to observe human rights.

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