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    Misfired 2010 email alerted more IRS officials to Tea Party scrutiny

    Misfired 2010 email alerted more IRS officials to Tea Party scrutiny | Reuters

    A misfired email from a U.S. Internal Revenue Service employee in Cincinnati in July 2010 alerted a broad group of Washington IRS officials to the heightened scrutiny being given conservative groups, according to an interview the IRS worker gave congressional investigators.
    The plot thickens.
    If you expect people to be rational, you aren't being rational.

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    Re: Misfired 2010 email alerted more IRS officials to Tea Party scrutiny

    This is a set up by a low-level republican IRS employee to instigate an Obama administration scandal.

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    Re: Misfired 2010 email alerted more IRS officials to Tea Party scrutiny

    Quote Originally Posted by 66gardeners View Post
    This is a set up by a low-level republican IRS employee to instigate an Obama administration scandal.
    I can't tell if you're joking or serious.
    If you expect people to be rational, you aren't being rational.

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    Re: Misfired 2010 email alerted more IRS officials to Tea Party scrutiny

    Quote Originally Posted by mpg View Post
    I can't tell if you're joking or serious.

    Yes, I know. The potential that this is a fact can not be denied.

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    Re: Misfired 2010 email alerted more IRS officials to Tea Party scrutiny

    Quote Originally Posted by mpg View Post
    I can't tell if you're joking or serious.
    Oh, she's serious. The Democratic Party and the beloved Obama can do no wrong.


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    Re: Misfired 2010 email alerted more IRS officials to Tea Party scrutiny

    What do mean when you write: "The plot thickens?"

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    Re: Misfired 2010 email alerted more IRS officials to Tea Party scrutiny

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    What do mean when you write: "The plot thickens?"
    It means, that the IRS honchos in D.C. were tipped off that wrong-doing was taking place and they did nothing about it.
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    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Misfired 2010 email alerted more IRS officials to Tea Party scrutiny

    Quote Originally Posted by 66gardeners View Post
    This is a set up by a low-level republican IRS employee to instigate an Obama administration scandal.
    I bet you think Obama was born in Kenya, too.
    Quote Originally Posted by Top Cat View Post
    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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    Re: Misfired 2010 email alerted more IRS officials to Tea Party scrutiny

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    It means, that the IRS honchos in D.C. were tipped off that wrong-doing was taking place and they did nothing about it.
    The email only went to the IRS Exempt Organizations Rulings and Agreements unit.

    edit: Also from the report:

    The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, which studied the matter, has said no evidence exists that the list was created by high-level IRS officials, or political officials in the U.S. Treasury or the White House.
    Last edited by pbrauer; 06-07-13 at 10:25 PM.

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    Re: Misfired 2010 email alerted more IRS officials to Tea Party scrutiny

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    The email only went to the IRS Exempt Organizations Rulings and Agreements unit.
    So? No one did anything, just the same.
    Quote Originally Posted by Top Cat View Post
    At least Bill saved his transgressions for grown women. Not suggesting what he did was OK. But he didn't chase 14 year olds.

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