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    Connecting the Dots in the IRS Scandal

    As if we need any more to reinforce how currupt this administration, and the Democrats are, here's a little more to nail it down. Obviously, the drones won't see anything at all wrong with these actions.

    Bradley A. Smith: Connecting the Dots in the IRS Scandal - WSJ.com

    • Jan. 27, 2010: President Obama criticizes Citizens United in his State of the Union address and asks Congress to "correct" the decision.

    • Feb. 11, 2010: Sen. Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) says he will introduce legislation known as the Disclose Act to place new restrictions on some political activity by corporations and force more public disclosure of contributions to 501(c)(4) organizations. Mr. Schumer says the bill is intended to "embarrass companies" out of exercising the rights recognized in Citizens United. "The deterrent effect should not be underestimated," he said.

    • Soon after, in March 2010, Mr. Obama publicly criticizes conservative 501(c)(4) organizations engaging in politics. In his Aug. 21 radio address, he warns Americans about "shadowy groups with harmless sounding names" and a "corporate takeover of our democracy.

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    Re: Connecting the Dots in the IRS Scandal

    Quote Originally Posted by Anthony60 View Post
    As if we need any more to reinforce how currupt this administration, and the Democrats are, here's a little more to nail it down. Obviously, the drones won't see anything at all wrong with these actions.

    Bradley A. Smith: Connecting the Dots in the IRS Scandal - WSJ.com

    Jan. 27, 2010: President Obama criticizes Citizens United in his State of the Union address and asks Congress to "correct" the decision.

    • Feb. 11, 2010: Sen. Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) says he will introduce legislation known as the Disclose Act to place new restrictions on some political activity by corporations and force more public disclosure of contributions to 501(c)(4) organizations. Mr. Schumer says the bill is intended to "embarrass companies" out of exercising the rights recognized in Citizens United. "The deterrent effect should not be underestimated," he said.

    • Soon after, in March 2010, Mr. Obama publicly criticizes conservative 501(c)(4) organizations engaging in politics. In his Aug. 21 radio address, he warns Americans about "shadowy groups with harmless sounding names" and a "corporate takeover of our democracy.

    etc...
    Mr Smith's argument is incredibly weak when one looks at what has actually happened. Despite the restrictions that are supposed to be enforced on all 501 (c)(4) groups, the only ones penalised so far have been liberal or leftist groups. Issa's "investigations" have been nothing more than propaganda attacks in an effort to get more money into Republican-oriented groups.
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    Re: Connecting the Dots in the IRS Scandal

    Quote Originally Posted by Somerville View Post
    Mr Smith's argument is incredibly weak when one looks at what has actually happened. Despite the restrictions that are supposed to be enforced on all 501 (c)(4) groups, the only ones penalised so far have been liberal or leftist groups. Issa's "investigations" have been nothing more than propaganda attacks in an effort to get more money into Republican-oriented groups.
    Oh, please. You are not really going to throw up the "The Tea Party Groups weren't singled out" argument? We are beyond that, but thanks for trying. Talk about a weak argument, what are you going to say next, it didn't even happen? I guess Lois Lerner was lying, just for the heck of it, when she admitted that the conservative groups were singled out. In other words, don't piss down my back and tell me it's raining.
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    Re: Connecting the Dots in the IRS Scandal

    Quote Originally Posted by Anthony60 View Post
    Oh, please. You are not really going to throw up the "The Tea Party Groups weren't singled out" argument? We are beyond that, but thanks for trying. Talk about a weak argument, what are you going to say next, it didn't even happen? I guess Lois Lerner was lying, just for the heck of it, when she admitted that the conservative groups were singled out. In other words, don't piss down my back and tell me it's raining.
    Of course they were, there's no doubt about it. I think this calls for a complete top-to-bottom audit of the IRS so we can find out what else they're doing that's illegal.
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    Re: Connecting the Dots in the IRS Scandal

    Quote Originally Posted by Anthony60 View Post
    . Mr. Schumer says the bill is intended to "embarrass companies" out of exercising the rights recognized in Citizens United. "The deterrent effect should not be underestimated," he said.
    And we pay people to try to pass partisan laws? Folks, these people need to be voted out of office.

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    Re: Connecting the Dots in the IRS Scandal

    Quote Originally Posted by Cephus View Post
    Of course they were, there's no doubt about it. I think this calls for a complete top-to-bottom audit of the IRS so we can find out what else they're doing that's illegal.
    The IRS is out of control, and has been for years. They are supposed to monitor tax collections. Instead, they threaten people, destroy lives and businesses, and now are used as the president's SS force to suppress political adversaries. I think it is time to disband the IRS and come up with a less Gustapo type agency to take our money.
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    Re: Connecting the Dots in the IRS Scandal

    Look at what Obama's IRS does to its citizens...people need to be made aware of the weaponizing of the IRS and its political targeting.

    Hearing IRS Targeting Investigation Part 1 | Video | C-SPAN.org

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