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The Insiders: The Obama IRS nightmare is just getting started
Washington Post ^ | May 13, 2013 | Ed Rogers

Posted on 05/14/2013 7:11:39 AM PDT by grundle

Your government, as currently administered by President Obama, doesn’t like the word “patriot.” If you associate yourself with an organization using that word, you may be investigated and prosecuted. Under Obama, government employees think they are doing what their superiors want them to do when they harass and menace political organizations that might oppose the president.

Vladimir Putin is probably jealous of Obama. He and others like him will hardly be able to hide their smiles when they hear the United States preach about the need to let political organizations function freely. What lessons should the Muslim Brotherhood learn from what the Obama IRS has done?

To say the least, this story has legs. The scandal is already getting worse, and it hasn’t even officially started yet. The IRS inspector general’s report is only the beginning, and it was just leaked on Friday afternoon (the typical, amateurish time for leaking damaging news). The formal release date hasn’t even been announced. Yet the jaw-droppers keep coming. This morning The Post reported that the Obama IRS targeted groups that want to “make America a better place to live.”

The Obama IRS scandal will frighten any American who has to pay taxes... There’s too much about this scandal that confirms what people already think about Obama, his government and his political machine.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: dncrico; dnctreason; irs; irsrico; irstreason; rico; treason; typicalirstreason

1 posted on 05/14/2013 7:11:39 AM PDT by grundle
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To: grundle
Abolish the IRS

Impeach Obama

But don’t forget that they are trying to sneak pass an Amnesty destroying bill through Congress( call Congress)

Repeal the income tax( 16th amendment) and replace that “sorely” needed revenue for fake global warming studies by replacing the income tax with a tax on China imports

http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/05/13/Exclusive-McConnell-comment-IRS

2 posted on 05/14/2013 7:19:22 AM PDT by Democrat_media (D's & Mary Landrieu voted 4 UN to take away our 2nd amendment rights)
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To: grundle

And the wall came tumbling down! Let the dam break we need an new America revoloution...... Obama’s aMeriKa needs to fall.


3 posted on 05/14/2013 7:19:59 AM PDT by ncfool (Obama's aMeriKa 2012 can we make it until 2016?)
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To: grundle

A great insight into WaPo Readers’ minds in this quote from the comment section:

“Politicians run for office, but the civil service runs the government.

Mr. President, don’t trust the hyper-partisan politicians. The civil service has your back!

Hold steady, IRS. Congressmen and Senators come and go, but you remain.

Forward!”

Time to repeal the 16th (and a few others, perhaps).


4 posted on 05/14/2013 7:21:47 AM PDT by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: grundle

This scandal, along with the Benghazi scandal needs to grow legs and run. These scandals should be nurtured so as to injure Obama and Hillary as deeply as can possible. They need to feel the heat for the first time on their miserable lives.


5 posted on 05/14/2013 7:22:14 AM PDT by NCC-1701 (The LEFT's intolerance of the RIGHT is intolerable.)
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To: grundle

A foreshadowing of how the IRS will treat “patriotic” businesses and individuals when it assumes its ObamaCare enforcement powers. If the GOP were capable of any thoughts beyond preserving their own power, they could use this scandal to help derail ObamaCare and save the Republic a great deal of further damage.


6 posted on 05/14/2013 7:23:45 AM PDT by kevao (.)
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To: grundle

Just relax, I've been doing this for 40 years. We sacrifice a few clowns in the IRS and State Department and the media will do the rest to prove we are working for the American people.

7 posted on 05/14/2013 7:32:29 AM PDT by Baynative (Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.)
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To: grundle

The litany of excuses by this administration is a rip-off of Bart Simpson.


8 posted on 05/14/2013 7:33:07 AM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah, so shall it be again,")
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To: Baynative

Wow. That says it all right there.


9 posted on 05/14/2013 7:38:34 AM PDT by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: grundle

In a sane world this would bring down the entire administration. But it is not a sane world. The leftist/media complex controls the public’s thought processes.


10 posted on 05/14/2013 7:39:56 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Pi$$ed off yet?)
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To: ncfool

They have a lot of investigating to do then. Let them waste their time. As an investigator for over 20 years that’s done thousands of investigations if you do your due diligence and there’s nothing to report, there’s nothing to report. What are they going to do? Find out that you pay your taxes, attend church, are a law biding citizen that is respectable in your community and that ou grumble about how the government has changed so much in the last 5 years. Oh the horror! You’re worse than the Boston Bombers, the Muzzies that kicked over graves in the UK, and beat their wives and force them to wear a sack covering their entire bodies that treat them like property while believing in a religion that teaches you to infiltrate, lie to and kill your enemies.

Screw ‘em all (socialists, libs, the left, and the Muzzies). Time to install new leadership and kick out the deadbeats to restore order.


11 posted on 05/14/2013 7:42:34 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: kevao

I wonder if there have been politically motivated audits and that hasn’t come out yet.


12 posted on 05/14/2013 7:45:13 AM PDT by tiki
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To: grundle

Why did the IRS release this info.?


13 posted on 05/14/2013 7:48:57 AM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: jsanders2001

For one, they’ll go after your donors, and starting next year, their healthcare.


14 posted on 05/14/2013 7:49:16 AM PDT by glock rocks ("If not us, who? If not now, when?" - Ronald Reagan)
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To: fatima

Smokescreen amnesty and Benghazi.


15 posted on 05/14/2013 7:50:29 AM PDT by glock rocks ("If not us, who? If not now, when?" - Ronald Reagan)
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To: glock rocks

Or they heard something on the phone taps that something big was coming down.


16 posted on 05/14/2013 7:52:37 AM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: fatima

I believe it was in response to a lawsuit by Landmark Legal Foundation (Mark Levin). If you can, watch the beginning of Hannity last night.


17 posted on 05/14/2013 7:52:59 AM PDT by anoldafvet
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To: grundle
No one should mistake any bad press that the Obama Regime is currently getting as a sign that the lamestream media has turned on Our Glorious Leader. They have not.

The media has a short window of a few months in which to vent against perceived slights against them by the Obama Regime and to pretend that they are providing unbiased coverage. The media will reunite behind the Obama Regime just in time for the 2014 elections.

During the months leading up the 2014 election, when the lamestream media is once again a wholly owned subsidiary of the Democrat Party, they will respond to charges of media bias by pointing out how back in 2013 they ran all sorts of hard hitting articles about the Obama Regime.
18 posted on 05/14/2013 7:55:00 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: grundle

Clearing the decks for Hillary.But then there is Benghazi...


19 posted on 05/14/2013 7:57:02 AM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson ONLINE www.fee.org/library/books/economics-in-one-lesson)
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To: anoldafvet

Thanks,I had a friend-he’s with God now-who was audited.He ran a pro-life newspaper and did radio and TV.The audit cost around 40,000.00.The auditor was there every day for months.This is when Clinton was in office.That’s what they do.Also the media knows if they are not with the program their lines are tapped.It’s a given.


20 posted on 05/14/2013 7:58:39 AM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: grundle

How many ap reporters were audited?

Remember when Santeli on MSNBC sort of dropped off tv for a couple of days after his moral hazard scream went viral?


21 posted on 05/14/2013 8:02:12 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: grundle

I just noticed that this was in the Washington Compost.


22 posted on 05/14/2013 8:02:13 AM PDT by anoldafvet
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To: anoldafvet

... opinion / blogs section.


23 posted on 05/14/2013 8:10:22 AM PDT by glock rocks ("If not us, who? If not now, when?" - Ronald Reagan)
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To: fatima

I suspect that they feared that a whistle blower was about to expose them. By releasing the information themselves, they may have been trying to minimize the damage.


24 posted on 05/14/2013 8:36:36 AM PDT by Bob
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To: Bob

Thanks Bob,only thing that’s makes sense which means there is something bigger on this.


25 posted on 05/14/2013 8:40:11 AM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: ncfool

God answers prayer in mysterious ways.

Gotta admit, I did not see this one coming.


26 posted on 05/14/2013 8:51:58 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: arthurus

Someone from Team Obama leaked Benghazi stuff to try and take out Hillary, so the Clintonistas retaliated with the IRS and AP stuff.

Just another typical episode of Survivor Beltway.


27 posted on 05/14/2013 8:53:31 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Bubba_Leroy
“The media will reunite behind the Obama Regime just in time for the 2014 elections.”

I'm not so sure. I think Obama made a BIG mistake when he went after the phone records of the AP. I think that will more than likely make a sea change in the media's covering of these scandals. The media was fine with Obama going after the GOP and conservatives, but will not abide by him going after THEM.

28 posted on 05/14/2013 9:11:26 AM PDT by Aunt Polgara
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To: Aunt Polgara
Nope.

The media piled onto Clinton in '93, rallied behind him again for the '94 elections, piled onto him again in '95, rallied behind him again for the '96 elections, piled onto him again in '97, then rallied behind him (and Algore) in time for the '98 elections.

The media is following the same pattern with Obama, except they remained too much in love with him since 2008 to say anything bad against him until this year. Plus, if you say anything bad about Our Glorious Leader you are clearly a racist, so that has also stifled them somewhat until this year.

I fully expect the media to rally around Obama and the Democrats next year, and then start piling on again after the 2014 elections. They will then rally around the Democrats again before the 2016 elections.

29 posted on 05/14/2013 9:32:25 AM PDT by Bubba_Leroy (The Obamanation Continues)
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To: jsanders2001
. . . if you do your due diligence and there’s nothing to report, there’s nothing to report. What are they going to do?

With respect to you and your professional stance and credentials, I want to call up your statement and remind people that, in Nazi Germany, when the Gestapo, also a government investigative agency, found nothing to report, they made up stuff to report. Pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer died in prison because the Gestapo could find nothing on him except that he opposed Nazism.
I suspect that, in Obama and Holder's America, there are whispered conversations and instructions to government employees to make stuff up about citizens and groups on the Administration's enemies list.

30 posted on 05/14/2013 9:39:48 AM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: grundle
Vladimir Putin is probably jealous of Obama. He and others like him will hardly be able to hide their smiles when they hear the United States preach about the need to let political organizations function freely. What lessons should the Muslim Brotherhood learn from what the Obama IRS has done?

To say the least, this story has legs.

This is the Washington Post ... the one worth buying...

31 posted on 05/14/2013 9:45:43 AM PDT by GOPJ ( A gang rape by Eight isn't 'immigration reform'... Send the millions of illegals home.)
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To: grundle

Better move fast to remove this enemy of the people, because each day he is in power is another day that this country suffers immensely.


32 posted on 05/14/2013 9:46:42 AM PDT by Old Yeller
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To: Old Yeller

Barack Millhaus Obama

2009- 2013


33 posted on 05/14/2013 10:08:14 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
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To: Democrat_media
The IRS inspector general’s report is only the beginning, and it was just leaked on Friday afternoon (the typical, amateurish time for leaking damaging news). The formal release date hasn’t even been announced. Yet the jaw-droppers keep coming. This morning The Post reported that the Obama IRS targeted groups that want to “make America a better place to live.” From the travesty of Obamacare’s implementation to the tragedy in Benghazi, it’s easy to see how an bureaucrat-enforcer sympathetic to Obama would consider that to be subversive.

The big boys in the press are on board now - we're not in this battle alone any longer... even FR Trolls will be outed in time ... the ones who work to make conservatives look like the delusion of liberal elites.

34 posted on 05/14/2013 10:29:32 AM PDT by GOPJ ( A gang rape by Eight isn't 'immigration reform'... Send the millions of illegals home.)
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To: grundle

Scandal cove to ensue
1.Repub and hooker story
2.Heat and riots
3.Amnesty may pass
4.Leakers to change mind
5.


35 posted on 05/14/2013 10:34:00 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: GOPJ

if you or someone knows how to post an article . I don’t know if this has been posted here yet:

http://news.yahoo.com/gop-governors-want-special-prosecutor-irs-case-151532487.html

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republican governors are urging President Barack Obama to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the Internal Revenue Service’s admission that it targeted conservative political groups.

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker call the allegations “Big Brother come to life.”

They want a special prosecutor to find out if any laws were broken and say Obama should fire any IRS employees responsible for the situation


36 posted on 05/14/2013 10:34:38 AM PDT by Democrat_media (D's & Mary Landrieu voted 4 UN to take away our 2nd amendment rights)
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To: righttackle44

You mske a good point but I’m hoping the American people won’t stand for much more of this regime and oust him before it gets to that point. We’re not quite Nazi Germany yet but it appeared we were heading that way until recent events which look very damaging to the faux Fuhrer...: )


37 posted on 05/14/2013 10:54:48 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: Democrat_media; Liz; sickoflibs

Liz - could you post this? Please, please, please... I’m passing on a request - never got the ‘posting’ thing...

if you or someone knows how to post an article . I don’t know if this has been posted here yet:

http://news.yahoo.com/gop-governors-want-special-prosecutor-irs-case-151532487.html

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two Republican governors are urging President Barack Obama to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the Internal Revenue Service’s admission that it targeted conservative political groups.

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker call the allegations “Big Brother come to life.”

They want a special prosecutor to find out if any laws were broken and say Obama should fire any IRS employees responsible for the situation


38 posted on 05/14/2013 10:55:31 AM PDT by GOPJ ( A gang rape by Eight isn't 'immigration reform'... Send the millions of illegals home.)
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To: grundle
If you associate yourself with an organization using that word(patriot), you may be investigated and prosecuted.

What about those that consider themselves confederates?

39 posted on 05/14/2013 10:57:15 AM PDT by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
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To: grundle

Let’s overthrow communism while we still can!


40 posted on 05/14/2013 11:38:15 AM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: GOPJ

Will do.


41 posted on 05/14/2013 1:56:38 PM PDT by Liz (To learn who rules over you, determine who you are not allowed to criticize. Voltaire)
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To: grundle
As the term Socialist has become “Progressive” so too has the term counterrevolutionary become “Patriot”.

If you speak against the government you will be noticed, its gone way back to when Obama asked for people to be turned in by Americans on flag.com.

Taxes are patriotic, pay more of those if you have a desire to be patriotic.

As he claimed he would curtail ownership of a coal fired plant he is using the power of the government to coerce (the exact words he used) us to his way of governing.

A government of coercion, bent on deception, actively punishing to those who he divides the country against.

This is Obamas vision as Reagan's was the shining city on the hill.

I wonder if America likes being told so much about how the can or should live their lives?

One thing is for dam sure, our founders didn't accept this for their lives.

42 posted on 05/14/2013 6:18:28 PM PDT by R0CK3T
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