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    Re: Tea Party Groups' Suit Against IRS Moves Forward

    Quote Originally Posted by apdst View Post
    So much for due process, eh? To hell with equal protection under the law?

    What a wonderful country you want to create!
    Judicial review has been around since Marbury vs Madison. To hell with factual history, huh?



    The country doesn't abide by the Articles of Confederation anymore. It's time Conservatives got used to it.

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    Re: Tea Party Groups' Suit Against IRS Moves Forward

    Quote Originally Posted by jmotivator View Post
    Apparently JumpinJack thinks "Tea Party" is probable cause.
    No reason for the IRS be suspicious of groups whose name is an acronym for "taxed enough already"?

    Would the DEA be suspicious of groups called "gonna get high no matter what you say"?
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    Re: Tea Party Groups' Suit Against IRS Moves Forward

    Quote Originally Posted by Moot View Post
    The IRS only became aware of the tea party in 2010 because they were constantly in the news spewing anti-government and anti-tax rhetoric. Someone who openly says they're going to defy the IRS in the media is essentially begging for more scrutiny from the IRS. Doh.

    The only new Liberal groups that I recall in the news back in 2010 was OWS but I don't think they applied for special tax status...at least I didn't hear of any that did.

    So if it's disproportionate perhaps it's because the anti-tax tea party came onto the scene like a wild fire and all the little local political groups started to disproportionately apply to the IRS for 501c status as "charities".
    You do realize you're arguing for tyranny? Be careful what you wish for.

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    Re: Tea Party Groups' Suit Against IRS Moves Forward

    Quote Originally Posted by What if...? View Post
    I really think the desire for a scandal is going to backfire.

    Once it becomes clear that some of these groups are abusing their status the party will end.

    And apparently many of them were formed are conduits to avoid the not primarily political limitation. Spend 49% on political activity. Donate the other 51% to another 501(c)(4) who spends 49% of THAT on political activity, then donates 51% to another (or the original). Rinse and repeat until virtually all the money goes to political activity. All anonymous, of course.

    LOL !

    Backfire it has. On the Obama administration and the Democrats.


    Lois Lerner ADMITTED targeting in 2012 and so did Obama, admitting that he read the inspector general's report and vowed to get to the bottom of the targeting that took place.

    2 years later there's not a smidgen of corruption.

    I think the Democrats strategy for dealing with this scandal is genius

    Call it a " Witch hunt ", and then perpetuate it and legitimize it by Lying, destroying evidence and 24 consecutive 5th amendment pleas.

    Brilliant !!

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    Re: Tea Party Groups' Suit Against IRS Moves Forward

    Quote Originally Posted by What if...? View Post
    No reason for the IRS be suspicious of groups whose name is an acronym for "taxed enough already"?

    Would the DEA be suspicious of groups called "gonna get high no matter what you say"?

    Irrelevant.

    This issue isn't " suspicion " it was targeted harassment based on political opposition.

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    Re: Tea Party Groups' Suit Against IRS Moves Forward

    Quote Originally Posted by Gringo allstar View Post
    You do realize you're arguing for tyranny? Be careful what you wish for.
    The tea party has all the makings of becoming a tyranny, too.

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    Re: Tea Party Groups' Suit Against IRS Moves Forward

    Quote Originally Posted by Moot View Post
    The tea party has all the makings of becoming a tyranny, too.
    How exactly does a group whose stated purpose is to decrease the size of government, be for tyranny?

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    Re: Tea Party Groups' Suit Against IRS Moves Forward

    Quote Originally Posted by Fenton View Post
    LOL !

    Backfire it has. On the Obama administration and the Democrats.


    Lois Lerner ADMITTED targeting in 2012 and so did Obama, admitting that he read the inspector general's report and vowed to get to the bottom of the targeting that took place.

    2 years later there's not a smidgen of corruption.

    I think the Democrats strategy for dealing with this scandal is genius

    Call it a " Witch hunt ", and then perpetuate it and legitimize it by Lying, destroying evidence and 24 consecutive 5th amendment pleas.

    Brilliant !!
    I read the AGs report.

    They gigged the IRS for laziness. Using keywords put groups arbitrarily under greater scrutiny while allowing others who may have merited it to slip by.

    Not that some were singled out but that ALL should have been actually scrutinized for compliance.
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    Re: Tea Party Groups' Suit Against IRS Moves Forward

    Quote Originally Posted by Moot View Post
    The tea party has all the makings of becoming a tyranny, too.

    But Obama called the targeting of Conservatives " intolerable and inexcusable " after reading the inspector general's report.

    Remember ? 2012 ? I do.

    Then he said there wasn't a " smidgen of corruption "

    What happened ?

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    Re: Tea Party Groups' Suit Against IRS Moves Forward

    Quote Originally Posted by What if...? View Post
    I read the AGs report.

    They gigged the IRS for laziness. Using keywords put groups arbitrarily under greater scrutiny while allowing others who may have merited it to slip by.

    Not that some were singled out but that ALL should have been actually scrutinized for compliance.

    But Obama called the targeting of Conservatives " intolerable and inexcusable .

    Then 2 years later he said there wasn't a smidgen of corruption in the IRS.

    What happened ?

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