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    Re: IRS: Corrupt or Inept

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    I can't see any other option, in all honesty. Does ANYBODY actually believe that erasing/losing all Lois's emails is really an honest mistake anymore?

    Shouldn't these people lose their jobs?

    Shouldn't these people be put in prison?

    I know that the IRS wouldn't let us off with an, "ooops, sorry I lost my receipts".

    We would be fined or jailed for tax evasion.

    Hypocrisy... of course.
    Quote Originally Posted by azgreg View Post
    There's no reason they can't be considered both therefore I voted other.
    Indeed. The IRS is both corrupt AND inept.

    Bod, you certainly don't believe this unicorns and rainbows story from the IRS that they 'lost' those emails, or couldn't find them, do you? (Only to mysteriously be discovered later). Naa. That was all on purpose right along with 2 coworkers (Lois and another) both hard drives crashing the same week.

    Coincidence? Well, there are the unicorns and rainbows again.
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    Re: IRS: Corrupt or Inept

    Quote Originally Posted by Bodhisattva View Post
    I can't see any other option, in all honesty. Does ANYBODY actually believe that erasing/losing all Lois's emails is really an honest mistake anymore?

    Shouldn't these people lose their jobs?

    Shouldn't these people be put in prison?

    I know that the IRS wouldn't let us off with an, "ooops, sorry I lost my receipts".

    We would be fined or jailed for tax evasion.

    Hypocrisy... of course.
    I am swimming against the tide along with the few who believe the IRS is in no way inept. I think it has proved itself to be extremely efficient and effective with the power given to it and that which it has assumed unconstitutionally and illegally. So I had no problem clicking the 'corrupt' button up there. And I think Americans should be rising up and demanding a nonpartisan and in depth audit of the whole operation and those who have overstepped their authority, along with the politicians who ordered them to do so, should be subject to the full authority and consequences of the law.

    The latest thing noted in the more obscure press is that Lois Lerner's hard drive has not only been expunged of information, but it has literally been shredded, and that was done after the latest IRS scandal broke. That is no inept accident. That is deliberate obstruction of justice, destruction of evidence. And Americans should not tolerate that from their government ever.
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    Re: IRS: Corrupt or Inept

    Voted other to represent both.
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    Re: IRS: Corrupt or Inept

    Would "apathetic" be a better option than "inept"? I don't think they're inept at all. Not even the slightest little bit. But, combine apathy with corruption and we might be onto something.
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    Re: IRS: Corrupt or Inept

    I voted "Other" because "Both" wasn't an option.
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    Re: IRS: Corrupt or Inept

    Corrupt to the core and should be greatly reduced with a flat tax - everybody pays the same rate, everybody pays and no deductions for ANYTHING.

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    Re: IRS: Corrupt or Inept

    Quote Originally Posted by azgreg View Post
    There's no reason they can't be considered both therefore I voted other.
    Same here.

    The two are certainly not mutually-exclusive.

    If the IRS was corrupt, and not inept, then it wouldn't be so easily caught acting corrupt.
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    Re: IRS: Corrupt or Inept

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    It's both. You need a "both" option or allow us to check both corrupt and inept.
    I think “Other” covers that, although nobody should be embarrassed to say so.
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