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    Re: IRS conspiracies fall apart as BOLO list targeting ‘progressive’ groups revealed

    Quote Originally Posted by tererun View Post
    I would love to believe that, but that would involve the spontaneous manifestation of a brain in the collective, and i am pretty sure that would cause scanners style head explosions that no tinfoil hat could contain. I think you will have better luck in winning powerball jackpots twice in a row. they will back Issa and massive proof he is wrong will never stop them.
    You're right. Issa, like McCarthy, won't stop until he's finally alone, drunk, at the podium, ranting to an empty hall about Marxist Obama being found under his bed. But at least meantime, rational people can move on. Even the rightwing noise machine is losing interest in this loser.

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    Re: IRS conspiracies fall apart as BOLO list targeting ‘progressive’ groups revealed

    Quote Originally Posted by Lutherf View Post
    With all due respect to the "reporter", in looking at the PDF Levin released there is one entry listing "progressive" and that organization was applying for (c)(3) status, not (c)(4). The "occupy" reference seems to be with regard to "Occupied Territory Advocacy". I didn't see anything related to Israel directly though it can be assumed that the aforementioned "Occupied Territory Advocacy" would cover that.

    It should also be mentioned that the Tea Party reference and the Progressive reference are on completely different lists and that unlike the Progressive notation the document expressly directs Tea Party groups to be sent to a specific group while no such direction is indicated in the progressive notation.
    All groups that appeared even somewhat political were put on the BOLO list. No lean was persecuted, and there was NO push to "muffle" right wing groups. It's time to move on and get angry about important issues not not this ridiculous bull****. Eat your humble pie and move on.
    “No men are anywhere, and I’m allowed to go in, because I’m the owner of the pageant and therefore I’m inspecting it,” Trump said... “‘Is everyone OK’? You know, they’re standing there with no clothes. ‘Is everybody OK?’ And you see these incredible looking women, and so I sort of get away with things like that.”

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    Re: IRS conspiracies fall apart as BOLO list targeting ‘progressive’ groups revealed

    Looks like the IRS was just doing their job. Good for them...


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    Re: IRS conspiracies fall apart as BOLO list targeting ‘progressive’ groups revealed

    Quote Originally Posted by Middleground View Post
    All groups that appeared even somewhat political were put on the BOLO list. No lean was persecuted, and there was NO push to "muffle" right wing groups. It's time to move on and get angry about important issues not not this ridiculous bull****. Eat your humble pie and move on.
    It will be tough for the right wing to move ahead, they love playing the victim.

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    Re: IRS conspiracies fall apart as BOLO list targeting ‘progressive’ groups revealed

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    Looks like the IRS was just doing their job. Good for them...
    They are incompetent as hell, there is no reason why these groups should have been put in limbo as long as they were.

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    Re: IRS conspiracies fall apart as BOLO list targeting ‘progressive’ groups revealed

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    It will be tough for the right wing to move ahead, they love playing the victim.
    Both sides like to play victim, though the false outrages towards Obama are incredibly ridiculous. The worst part is that despite the evidence and the cold hard facts, some (many?) will still refuse to see the truth. And don't you think for one minute that the spin machine news sites don't know this. Today, there are no repercussions for spreading false information.
    “No men are anywhere, and I’m allowed to go in, because I’m the owner of the pageant and therefore I’m inspecting it,” Trump said... “‘Is everyone OK’? You know, they’re standing there with no clothes. ‘Is everybody OK?’ And you see these incredible looking women, and so I sort of get away with things like that.”

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    Re: IRS conspiracies fall apart as BOLO list targeting ‘progressive’ groups revealed

    Quote Originally Posted by pbrauer View Post
    They are incompetent as hell, there is no reason why these groups should have been put in limbo as long as they were.
    I somewhat agree. However, from what I understand, these groups set a fairly new precedence, and they basically wanted all of the applicants to be treated in the same consistent manner. Sometimes it takes a bit of time to develop protocol and rules.
    “No men are anywhere, and I’m allowed to go in, because I’m the owner of the pageant and therefore I’m inspecting it,” Trump said... “‘Is everyone OK’? You know, they’re standing there with no clothes. ‘Is everybody OK?’ And you see these incredible looking women, and so I sort of get away with things like that.”

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    Re: IRS conspiracies fall apart as BOLO list targeting ‘progressive’ groups revealed

    This whole brouhaha is beginning to reek especially now. The premise of the ‘scandal’ was ‘right leaning’ organizations being targeted. The IG report came out and said similar and we have been lead to believe that there were no use of ‘left leaning’ terms in the targeting (BOLO’s). But now…? Suddenly the Congressional Democrats come out with a source that kinda says ‘hey lookie here, the IRS targeted ‘left leaning’ organizations too’. Why wasn’t this revealed weeks ago?

    Incompetence abounds…
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    Re: IRS conspiracies fall apart as BOLO list targeting ‘progressive’ groups revealed

    Quote Originally Posted by Dickieboy View Post
    This whole brouhaha is beginning to reek especially now. The premise of the ‘scandal’ was ‘right leaning’ organizations being targeted. The IG report came out and said similar and we have been lead to believe that there were no use of ‘left leaning’ terms in the targeting (BOLO’s). But now…? Suddenly the Congressional Democrats come out with a source that kinda says ‘hey lookie here, the IRS targeted ‘left leaning’ organizations too’. Why wasn’t this revealed weeks ago?

    Incompetence abounds…
    A few Democratic Senators -- who have been privy to the testimony -- have been begging Issa to come clean for weeks.
    “No men are anywhere, and I’m allowed to go in, because I’m the owner of the pageant and therefore I’m inspecting it,” Trump said... “‘Is everyone OK’? You know, they’re standing there with no clothes. ‘Is everybody OK?’ And you see these incredible looking women, and so I sort of get away with things like that.”

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    Re: IRS conspiracies fall apart as BOLO list targeting ‘progressive’ groups revealed

    Quote Originally Posted by Middleground View Post
    A few Democratic Senators -- who have been privy to the testimony -- have been begging Issa to come clean for weeks.
    I think actually House members but whatever...that doesn't explain the IG's 'miss'...
    "The fact that we are here today to debate raising America's debt limit is a sign of leadership failure" - 2006 Senator Obama...leadership failure indeed!

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