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    Re: Judicial Watch: New Documents Show IRS HQ Control of Tea Party Targeting

    Quote Originally Posted by mtm1963 View Post
    yet again JW using the FOIA to get documents from this administration that it should have already released!

    transparency from this administration doesn't exist.
    If they didn't keep everything locked down, someone would be in jail by now.
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    Re: Judicial Watch: New Documents Show IRS HQ Control of Tea Party Targeting

    Quote Originally Posted by Grim17 View Post
    Remember Carney and all the gang claiming that this was the actions of a few lower level employees in Cincinnati? Well according to these emails this was tied to several branches, most significantly the main IRS branch in Washington DC. The emails also point out that the "Tea Party" was specifically singled out and discussed in emails, while none of the emails examined thus far have had a word to say about progressive groups at all. Correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't singling out the Tea Party make this political targeting and constitute significantly more than "a smidgen" of corruption?
    No. It's a witch hunt. Bush did it. It was a long time ago. Nobody cares about that stuff. That's racist. The Koch brothers did it. Why do you hate Mexicans. I was golfing at the time.

    Here's the deal, folks. Organizations like Judicial Watch have to be the ones that get this information because the animosity toward the Tea Party isn't limited to Democrats. There's a whole bunch of Republicans out there too that would gladly turn a blind eye to any targeting and quite a few that would encourage it. Remember, we called for primarying a bunch of these bastards too. Those Republicans would be pleased as punch to get nothing but heavily redacted documents which show just enough to make a scene but not enough to convict. That way they get their cake and eat it too.

    Y'know what's funny, 40-50 years ago the "don't trust the government" crowd were all hippies. Now they're running the show and sure as hell, you can't trust 'em.

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    Re: Judicial Watch: New Documents Show IRS HQ Control of Tea Party Targeting

    Quote Originally Posted by Lutherf View Post
    No. It's a witch hunt. Bush did it. It was a long time ago. Nobody cares about that stuff. That's racist. The Koch brothers did it. Why do you hate Mexicans. I was golfing at the time.

    Here's the deal, folks. Organizations like Judicial Watch have to be the ones that get this information because the animosity toward the Tea Party isn't limited to Democrats. There's a whole bunch of Republicans out there too that would gladly turn a blind eye to any targeting and quite a few that would encourage it. Remember, we called for primarying a bunch of these bastards too. Those Republicans would be pleased as punch to get nothing but heavily redacted documents which show just enough to make a scene but not enough to convict. That way they get their cake and eat it too.

    Y'know what's funny, 40-50 years ago the "don't trust the government" crowd were all hippies. Now they're running the show and sure as hell, you can't trust 'em.
    So history does indeed repeat! ... :

    Good morning, Lutherf.

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    Re: Judicial Watch: New Documents Show IRS HQ Control of Tea Party Targeting

    Quote Originally Posted by vesper View Post
    The problem is that many of these documents that Judicial Watch received through taking it to court are some of the same documents Congress asked for and received from the administration but were heavily redacted often leaving out names or anything that would show abuse of power or reveal this administration lying. How pathetic is it that Congress can't get a readable document but a private organization through the legal system can?
    Pathetic and shameful that a roundabout way has to be taken to get the documents,
    but thankful there is a way to get them!

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    Re: Judicial Watch: New Documents Show IRS HQ Control of Tea Party Targeting

    Quote Originally Posted by Gill View Post
    http://finance.yahoo.com/news/judici...172513364.html

    One email showing coordination between Cincinnati and Washington:



    The most troubling revelation is that Senator Carl Levin (D, Mich.) asked the IRS to investigate a number of conservative groups that opposed him and the Obama administration:



    Appears to be a bit more than a "smidgeon" of corruption at the IRS, contrary to Obama's assertions.
    Bull****, these emails obviously show the IRS was doing it's job and teabaggers and their allies are just mad their illegal political activity was stymied now the GOP is trying to get angry white people on their side by making something out of their illegal behavior. It just so obvious when you feel about it!
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    Re: Judicial Watch: New Documents Show IRS HQ Control of Tea Party Targeting

    Quote Originally Posted by Blue_State View Post
    Dude, that was like two years ago.
    And what difference, at this point, does it make?
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    Re: Judicial Watch: New Documents Show IRS HQ Control of Tea Party Targeting

    Where's Pete ?

    Where are the mixed bag of desperate Liberals attempting to mitigate away the latest batch of data that proves Obama ( and every other Democrat ) lied ?

    So it wasn't "rogue agents in Cincinnati " ??

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    Re: Judicial Watch: New Documents Show IRS HQ Control of Tea Party Targeting

    Quote Originally Posted by polgara View Post
    So history does indeed repeat! ... :

    Good morning, Lutherf.
    Hi there Polgara.

    Yes, history does repeat itself. It's quite the exercise in humility to sit there thinking "I'm the smartest SOB in the room" only to find out that your idea was tried in one form or another by folks that lived thousands of years ago.

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    Re: Judicial Watch: New Documents Show IRS HQ Control of Tea Party Targeting

    Quote Originally Posted by MrVicchio View Post
    Bull****, these emails obviously show the IRS was doing it's job and teabaggers and their allies are just mad their illegal political activity was stymied now the GOP is trying to get angry white people on their side by making something out of their illegal behavior. It just so obvious when you feel about it!
    spot on impression.
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    Re: Judicial Watch: New Documents Show IRS HQ Control of Tea Party Targeting

    Quote Originally Posted by Fenton View Post
    Where's Pete ?

    Where are the mixed bag of desperate Liberals attempting to mitigate away the latest batch of data that proves Obama ( and every other Democrat ) lied ?

    So it wasn't "rogue agents in Cincinnati " ??
    Obviously the liberal talking points haven't been issued yet... As soon as they are, he'll make an appearance.

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