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Director of IRS Tax-Exempt Determinations Office is Obama Donor
National Review ^ | May 15, 2013 | By Eliana Johnson

Posted on 05/15/2013 8:29:02 PM PDT by Jim Robinson

The director of the Office of Rulings and Agreements, which oversees the determinatons of tax-exempt organizations, is a donor to Barack Obama. Holly Paz donated $2,000 to Obama’s 2008 campaign, according to Open Secrets, which maintains a database of individual political donations.

An inspector general’s report released yesterday concluded that the IRS improperly targeted Tea Party and other conservative groups for undue scrutiny, and Paz heads the office in which the wrongdoing is said to have occurred. National Review Online reported earlier today that agency officials are currently copying the hard drives of every employee on Paz’s watch. That data will be made available to investigators working on a second IG investigation focusing on the potential criminal activity individual agency employees.

The House Oversight Committe is requesting that Paz and four other employees be made available for transcribed interviews starting next week.

Data from the Center for Responsive Politics indicate that Paz’s donations are consistent with broader trends at the IRS, where agency employees donated overwhelming to President Obama in both the 2012 and 2008 presiential Elections.

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


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2008election; 2012election; constitutionalcrises; corruption; democrats; hollypaz; impeachnow; irs; irsscandal; obama; obamacrimes; obamadonors; obamasfault; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; paz; scandal
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1 posted on 05/15/2013 8:29:02 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: stockpirate

Thanks for the heads up.


2 posted on 05/15/2013 8:29:31 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Jim Robinson

The plot thickens.


3 posted on 05/15/2013 8:30:12 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: Jim Robinson

Bump


4 posted on 05/15/2013 8:30:41 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: Jim Robinson

The stamp of a taker.


5 posted on 05/15/2013 8:32:20 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Jim Robinson

0bamaCare’s reliance on the IRS to monitor and implement over 30 programs just went down the loo.


6 posted on 05/15/2013 8:32:44 PM PDT by Zuben Elgenubi
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To: Jim Robinson

....sigh....

Unless something is done (which nothing will be) to even get mad is a waste of time. :(


7 posted on 05/15/2013 8:41:17 PM PDT by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: Jim Robinson
"Data from the Center for Responsive Politics indicate that Paz’s donations are consistent with broader trends at the IRS, where agency employees donated overwhelming to President Obama in both the 2012 and 2008 presidential Elections."

Thus showing once again that the democrats really are the party of big government.

8 posted on 05/15/2013 8:44:09 PM PDT by free-in-nyc (Freeping from the heart of the occupation)
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To: Jim Robinson

She’s a small fish with limited income. Want them to go after the big fish on RICO charges
$6+ million

http://m.cnsnews.com/blog/mike-ciandella/soros-gave-61-million-groups-linked-pressure-irs-target-conservative-nonprofits


9 posted on 05/15/2013 8:44:16 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Doesn’t mean a thing.

Now if Holly donated to Bush, well THEN it would be a scandal...


10 posted on 05/15/2013 8:44:45 PM PDT by MichaelCorleone (Keep your eyes on Jesus. He is the same yesterday, today, and forever.)
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To: Jim Robinson
"agency officials are currently copying the hard drives of every employee on Paz’s watch. That data will be made available to investigators working on a second IG investigation focusing on the potential criminal activity individual agency employees."

Sounds like the bus's tires are going to get a mass workout. Of course I suspect that this might be a case where upper Obama officials approved in principle, but once people got caught they reverted to "disavowing all knowledge. You're on your own." (But thanks anyway)

11 posted on 05/15/2013 8:45:02 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Jim Robinson

“Under color of Authority”

Repeat until civil rights suits ensue.


12 posted on 05/15/2013 8:45:43 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: hoosiermama

I have been posting it also. Go RICO!


13 posted on 05/15/2013 8:46:23 PM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Jim Robinson; neverdem; Nachum; SunkenCiv
This is from the IRS speakers bureau - Looks like the government still has enough money after sequester to fund a website listing everybody who is “authorized” to speak for the government. Can't do their job, but they can get their names on the web.

A very young Caucasian redhead apparently. See her photo at

http://www.irsvideos.gov/StartingOffRight501c3/bios/Paz.html

” Holly Paz
Manager
Exempt Organizations Guidance

Holly is a manager in Exempt Organizations’ Guidance office, which is responsible for drafting notices, announcements, revenue procedures, and other guidance on exempt organization matters. Holly’s work often involves coordination with the Office of Chief Counsel and the Treasury Department on legislative and technical issues, as well as providing information to the tax writing committees of Congress.

Before coming to Exempt Organizations, Holly served as an attorney-advisor in the Taxpayer Advocate Service, an independent organization within the Internal Revenue Service that helps taxpayers resolve problems with the IRS. She also worked for eight years as an attorney in private practice focusing on exempt organizations issues. She earned her juris doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School. “

14 posted on 05/15/2013 8:48:41 PM PDT by Robert A. Cook, PE (I can only donate monthly, but socialists' ABBCNNBCBS continue to lie every day!)
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To: Enterprise

Wait till someone in the Interior/EPA depts rolls. You will see RICO cases fall from the sky. All the enviro group collusion is a thing to behold.

Also “Under Color Of Authority”...


15 posted on 05/15/2013 8:49:48 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: Jim Robinson
Holly Paz

Holly Paz
Manager
Exempt Organizations Guidance

Holly is a manager in Exempt Organizations’ Guidance office, which is responsible for drafting notices, announcements, revenue procedures, and other guidance on exempt organization matters. Holly’s work often involves coordination with the Office of Chief Counsel and the Treasury Department on legislative and technical issues, as well as providing information to the tax writing committees of Congress.

Before coming to Exempt Organizations, Holly served as an attorney-advisor in the Taxpayer Advocate Service, an independent organization within the Internal Revenue Service that helps taxpayers resolve problems with the IRS. She also worked for eight years as an attorney in private practice focusing on exempt organizations issues. She earned her juris doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

16 posted on 05/15/2013 8:53:17 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: jazusamo

She’s what, 18?


17 posted on 05/15/2013 8:56:26 PM PDT by infool7 (The ugly truth is just a big lie.)
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To: infool7

I believe that’s a pretty old photo. She got her law degree and then worked in private practice for 8 years, no indication how long she’s worked for the IRS.


18 posted on 05/15/2013 9:01:26 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: Jim Robinson
I will fundamentally transform America Barack Hussein Obama

His army of transformers is everywhere. They must be purged.

19 posted on 05/15/2013 9:01:37 PM PDT by Ben Mugged (The number one enemy of liberalism is reality.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Is this just BO just getting pushed under the Benghazi bus to make way for H! to take the most favored dem spot?


20 posted on 05/15/2013 9:01:54 PM PDT by stanne
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To: Jim Robinson
The outrage isn't the donation itself — it's that the Govt. schlub makes so much money suckling at the taxpayer teat that she could even make such a contribution. Remember, you paid for it.
21 posted on 05/15/2013 9:02:28 PM PDT by twister881
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To: Jim Robinson

Congress needs to get on the ball and look under every rock at every Department in the Regime. IRS is just part of it. I imagine there was discrimination at things like Labor too.


22 posted on 05/15/2013 9:07:23 PM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Based on what has occurred and what is being investigated regarding this very corrupt government agency, I’d say Ms. Paz should resign immediately and forfeit her bloated government pension..

Then put her under oath.


23 posted on 05/15/2013 9:08:07 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: twister881
Absolutely! How many out here could afford to donate $2000.00 freaking dollars to some political campaign?

Just how much are they paying this political insider?

Ms. Paz should be investigated back to when she was in 5th grade.... Lets see what's under her fingernails. This should be quite revealing.

24 posted on 05/15/2013 9:11:45 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Jim Robinson
Best that Holly Paz stays away from Ft. Marcy park.

5.56mm

25 posted on 05/15/2013 9:14:45 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: stanne

I think they want to get all the scandals out of the way before next year. OB, the hero of Benghazi, peace be upon him, thinks he won’t get dumped. Push come to shove his ace card is to let holder go and put Benghazi on others, so hillary can run.

I think hillary is toast and perhaps OB will retire early.

One can hope.


26 posted on 05/15/2013 9:15:08 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: twister881

BTW, ya think Ms. Paz would get this high paying government position, without giving *thousands* to the Obama campaign and other government insiders?


27 posted on 05/15/2013 9:16:40 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: dragnet2

BTW, ya think maybe she was happy to have her name used as a donor because she could pretend she gave and thus have a tax deduction? Or was she aware that her name was used to funnel Soros etal funds to help secure barry’s next appointment?


28 posted on 05/15/2013 9:19:05 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Jim Robinson

I always wondered what it must’ve been like as the true believers and Useful Idiots in the pre-Soviet bureaucracy established their fiefdoms within the Empire to be.

Fire in the minds of Morons.


29 posted on 05/15/2013 9:22:05 PM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: morphing libertarian

I see BO retiring in situ, and it may already have happened. He’d be a lib hero forever and ever if he becomes a victim.

The other one, though, that Benghazi sidekick of his, I prefer to not forget, lest I become disappointed, how she uses victimhood as a ladder to success. Covering up is a nickname, a family name.


30 posted on 05/15/2013 9:26:38 PM PDT by stanne
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To: Jim Robinson
In Illinois to keep a government job a Democrat has to donate a set amount or more to your chosen Demmocrat recipient - a "specialist" or bundler makes sure all the people in a given department do so.
31 posted on 05/15/2013 9:41:33 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: hoosiermama
She's a small fish, someone bundled that office and it likely wasn't her. Often the bundler gets to host or cohost a visit by the candidate who benefits, so said candidate knows to whom to send the favors.

It'd be interesting to see a list of the local fundraisers held after her donation.

32 posted on 05/15/2013 9:45:37 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: stanne

Yes, we’re in danger of 8 more years of this crap.


33 posted on 05/15/2013 9:48:17 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: Jim Robinson

This looks like its going to be huge. They cannot pin this on 2 flunkie in one office anymore. They cannot pretend this wasn’t admin policy.


34 posted on 05/15/2013 10:03:07 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Jim Robinson
Jail time! We need to do away with the IRS. It's always going to be used to harass, intimidate and punish the opponents of those in charge. We need a simpler tax system. One that the American people can understand.
35 posted on 05/15/2013 10:08:00 PM PDT by Razz Barry (Round'em up, send'em home.)
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To: Razz Barry

A simple flat tax should have been implemented 50 years ago...

What we have now is a massive mobster racket, intentionally made complex and run by corrupt government insiders.


36 posted on 05/15/2013 10:14:12 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Zuben Elgenubi
"0bamaCare’s reliance on the IRS to monitor and implement over 30 programs just went down the loo."

With weeping Boehner and mumbling McConnell leading the opposition? May I please have a drink of your optimism?

If a truly independent prosecutor is implemented - maybe at best, there will be a slowdown in power.

37 posted on 05/15/2013 10:20:04 PM PDT by uncommonsense (Conservatives believe what they see; Liberals see what they believe.)
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38 posted on 05/15/2013 10:22:58 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE
"A very young Caucasian redhead stepchild apparently."

Fixed it...

39 posted on 05/15/2013 10:25:01 PM PDT by uncommonsense (<I>"A very young Caucasian redhead apparently.)
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To: Jim Robinson

The Obama admin has used the full weight and might of the federal government to suppress voter turnouts and participation for two elections.

We are in a Constitutional crises.


40 posted on 05/15/2013 10:42:59 PM PDT by NoLibZone (None here can be puzzled by why Jews walked into the cars so quietly- we are walking up the planks.)
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To: Jim Robinson

No!

Really?


41 posted on 05/15/2013 10:55:07 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: dragnet2
What we have now is a massive mobster racket, intentionally made complex and run by corrupt government insiders.

Yes, and they want it as confusing as possible to keep people in fear of an audit. If people can't be sure of the rules they have to live in fear.

42 posted on 05/15/2013 10:57:33 PM PDT by Razz Barry (Round'em up, send'em home.)
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To: StarFan; Dutchy; alisasny; BobFromNJ; BUNNY2003; Cacique; Clemenza; Coleus; cyborg; DKNY; ELS; ...

The plot thickens...


43 posted on 05/15/2013 11:15:49 PM PDT by nutmeg (Rest in Peace, FReeper Extraordinaire Doctor Raoul...)
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To: Nachum

ping


44 posted on 05/15/2013 11:16:01 PM PDT by nutmeg (Rest in Peace, FReeper Extraordinaire Doctor Raoul...)
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To: nutmeg

Of interest: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3020087/posts


45 posted on 05/15/2013 11:17:58 PM PDT by GVnana
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To: GVnana

Interesting... thanks!


46 posted on 05/15/2013 11:18:54 PM PDT by nutmeg (Rest in Peace, FReeper Extraordinaire Doctor Raoul...)
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To: dragnet2

She can’t afford her birth control pills. She needs them free so she can donate to the Communist party.


47 posted on 05/15/2013 11:19:47 PM PDT by DISCO
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To: GVnana

You need to get it added to FrontPage News or something


48 posted on 05/15/2013 11:32:23 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: nutmeg

Thanks for the ping.


49 posted on 05/16/2013 1:53:25 AM PDT by GOPJ (Jesus said, Give your money to the poor. NOT 'Give your neighbor's money to the poor' freeper kevao)
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To: Robert A. Cook, PE

Are you saying she’s being set up as a fall guy?


50 posted on 05/16/2013 2:02:46 AM PDT by GOPJ (Jesus said, Give your money to the poor. NOT 'Give your neighbor's money to the poor' freeper kevao)
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