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    Re: IRS agent: Tax agency is still targeting Tea Party groups

    Quote Originally Posted by iliveonramen View Post
    By "targeted" you mean they had to fill out additional paperwork because the scumbags (and I include Liberal groups trying to get that designation) wanted to take advantage of a loophole. I'd point out...only a couple of groups were denied the status and they were liberal/progressive groups. The BOLO list that included partisan catch phrases was the shortcut used by agents on who they should apply scrutiny to and it included phrases you'd find in any political group across the specturm.

    I'm not sure why conservatives are still pushing this story. It's completely fallen apart. If anything the scandal here is Issa and congressional Republicans using their positions not to provide oversight and get to the truth of the matter but to use one of their main functions as some political tool.
    Targeted is the word the IRS used. I'm just repeating their characterization. It appears that the administration was using the IRS for political ends. Who in the administration authorized this seems to travel right into the WH in the form of Counsel. I'm not certain why the political left believes they'll be able to avoid the obvious political connections. They will not be able to.

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    Re: IRS agent: Tax agency is still targeting Tea Party groups

    Quote Originally Posted by humbolt View Post
    Targeted is the word the IRS used. I'm just repeating their characterization. It appears that the administration was using the IRS for political ends. Who in the administration authorized this seems to travel right into the WH in the form of Counsel. I'm not certain why the political left believes they'll be able to avoid the obvious political connections. They will not be able to.
    Wow...so the fact that more and more information is proving there wasn't even targeting (I'll use that word but I think it's a loaded term) with a partisan agenda but you still believe there's some connection to the White House which there has been no indication of at all?
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    Re: IRS agent: Tax agency is still targeting Tea Party groups

    Quote Originally Posted by iliveonramen View Post
    Wow...so the fact that more and more information is proving there wasn't even targeting (I'll use that word but I think it's a loaded term) with a partisan agenda but you still believe there's some connection to the White House which there has been no indication of at all?
    Yeah. I'm a real nut. Carter Hull indicated he received instructions from his boss in the WH. He's a nut too, apparently. In fact, that some have pleaded the 5th amendment really just proves that nothing whatever occurred that anybody need worry about at all. These people are all nutty as fruitcakes. And the IRS admission of targeting of conservative groups was just their pitiful attempt to start a phoney scandal to detract from yet another phoney scandal. It gets complicated. Nuts, though, every single one of 'em.

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    Re: IRS agent: Tax agency is still targeting Tea Party groups

    Quote Originally Posted by humbolt View Post
    Yeah. I'm a real nut. Carter Hull indicated he received instructions from his boss in the WH. He's a nut too, apparently. In fact, that some have pleaded the 5th amendment really just proves that nothing whatever occurred that anybody need worry about at all. These people are all nutty as fruitcakes. And the IRS admission of targeting of conservative groups was just their pitiful attempt to start a phoney scandal to detract from yet another phoney scandal. It gets complicated. Nuts, though, every single one of 'em.
    : It is axiomatic that when there is great manipulation of anything, it can work, but only temporarily. It's like pressure building up in a pressure cooker. When the lid finally blows, the surge in the opposite direction will be greater than ever. Too many people are starting to cover their own behinds on a variety of scandals, and I wonder how great the shock to the American people will be when all the truth is finally known.

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    Re: IRS agent: Tax agency is still targeting Tea Party groups

    Quote Originally Posted by humbolt View Post
    Yeah. I'm a real nut. Carter Hull indicated he received instructions from his boss in the WH. He's a nut too, apparently. In fact, that some have pleaded the 5th amendment really just proves that nothing whatever occurred that anybody need worry about at all. These people are all nutty as fruitcakes. And the IRS admission of targeting of conservative groups was just their pitiful attempt to start a phoney scandal to detract from yet another phoney scandal. It gets complicated. Nuts, though, every single one of 'em.
    We'll see I guess how this vast conspiracy to make conservative groups fill out additional forms ends up.
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    Re: IRS agent: Tax agency is still targeting Tea Party groups

    Quote Originally Posted by polgara View Post
    : It is axiomatic that when there is great manipulation of anything, it can work, but only temporarily. It's like pressure building up in a pressure cooker. When the lid finally blows, the surge in the opposite direction will be greater than ever. Too many people are starting to cover their own behinds on a variety of scandals, and I wonder how great the shock to the American people will be when all the truth is finally known.
    You're absolutely correct. We certainly see it with Benghazi. As time goes on, it's impossible for everyone involved = because there are so many - to buy into and maintain the politically dictated position. The naked and unvarnished truth eventually will surface because not everyone involved has anything personal to gain maintaining the political line of the moment, and the more honorable have a lot to lose.

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    Re: IRS agent: Tax agency is still targeting Tea Party groups

    Quote Originally Posted by iliveonramen View Post
    We'll see I guess how this vast conspiracy to make conservative groups fill out additional forms ends up.
    Again, the application process is not required. It is wise to pursue it none the less.

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    Re: IRS agent: Tax agency is still targeting Tea Party groups

    Quote Originally Posted by humbolt View Post
    I was not addressing "us". I was addressing "you". The IRS already admitted targeting conservative groups. I'm afraid you will have to live with that admission, whether you like it or not.
    And lets not forget, an agent within the IRS just confirmed that the IRS is STILL targeting CONSERVATIVE GROUPS

    The people defending this fascism are trying to derail this thread with lies. I'm ashamed to call you fellow Americans. You certainly don't represent the country as it was founded. This is not Republican or Democrat. This is an abuse of power and people need to be held accountable.

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    Re: IRS agent: Tax agency is still targeting Tea Party groups

    These crooked agents have already found out that there's nothing to fear, so why not?
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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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