Skip to comments.Bill Donohue: IRS Targeted Catholic League
Posted on 05/16/2013 2:06:25 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
The problems with the IRS extend beyond playing politics with conservative groups seeking a tax-exempt status. I have never made this public before, but given the heightened interest in the way the IRS has conducted itself, the time has come to disclose what happened.
Just weeks after Barack Obama was elected president in 2008, I was notified by the IRS that the Catholic League was under investigation for violating the IRS Code on political activities as it relates to 501(c)(3) organizations. What the IRS did not know was that I had proof who contacted them to launch the investigation: Catholics United, a George Soros-funded Catholic organization.
The IRS was contacted on June 5, 2008, to launch a probe of the Catholic League, and the letter sent to me was dated Nov. 24, 2008. The June 5 letter was sent to the IRS by lawyers from Catholics United; it was mailed to Director Marsha Ramirez, director of Exempt Organizations Examinations, and to Lois G. Lerner, director of EO Division.
The "evidence" against me was nothing more than news releases and articles I had written during the presidential campaign on various issues. The lawyers also asked the IRS to question the source of new funding we had received, implying that we received illegal contributions.
The timing is not coincidental. On Oct. 20, I issued a news release, "George Soros Funds Catholic Left," and on Oct. 23, I wrote another one, "Catholic Left Scandal Mounts"; both mentioned Catholics United. The same day, Oct. 23, I was asked to go on CNN, and when Catholics United found out, they contacted the station trying to spike the interview.
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Very interesting. Thanks for posting.
Very interesting. Hopefully we can get Soros.
Good article, it's very good Bill Donohue came forward with this.
This is true with all Cabinet Departments in Obama's administration. It's by far the most corrupt administration in my lifetime.
They won the election by shutting down conservative opposition, and probably rigging the vote.
Is this the U.S. or the U.S.S.R.?
Good for this CNN person who "leaked" this info to Mr Donohue.
This bunch makes the Nixon administration look like a bunch of schoolgirls.
Our representative republic has been transformed, via a soft coup, into a banana republic. I doubt many FReepers are surprised. It’s just a shame we were the only ones that saw Obama for what he is.
Time to win our country back from this thugocracy. The next few weeks are gonna get real interesting.
I hear ya...For the last 5 years it sure isn’t the U.S. I grew up in.
Wrong. They are not corrupt in their own political logic. They are absolutely committed to a socialist Marxist ideology. Any action they take that furthers their ideology is not only right and correct it is good. That is the way they think and truly believe. Once you understand Obama is a committed Marxist everything he does and says makes absolutely perfect sense.
Obama is not a patriot and is a very dangerous Marxist that does not belive in our nation as founded.
I fully understand what you’re saying but to me just because they believe in what they’re doing doesn’t make them any less corrupt.
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3. Containing errors or alterations, as a text: a corrupt translation.
4. Archaic Tainted; putrid.
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1. To destroy or subvert the honesty or integrity of.
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This could be big... great catch.
as Rush says, fraud can be overcome if the margin is large enough...sadly, we didn't have enough conservative voters doing the right thing..
the rules do not apply to them....Russian commies vacation on the Caspian Sea...
its the "elite" attitude....they "know" everything....they are "right" about everything...
they pass out the best paychecks and all the perks to those they feel are commie loyalists...
so, the profits of hard work mean nothing...
only who you know, what butt you kiss, and your commie attitude..
It’s all beginning to be subjected to the LIGHT now....and there have been other *authentic* Catholic groups and individuals targeted as well.
Some examples include:
- Catholic Vote
- Very Frightening: Prominent Catholic Prof. Claims IRS Audited Her After Speaking Out Against Obama and Demanded to Know Who Was Paying Her http://www.theblaze.com/stories/2013/05/15/exclusive-prominent-catholic-prof-claims-irs-audited-her-after-speaking-out-against-obama-and-demanded-to-know-who-was-paying-her/
“..it’s very good Bill Donohue came forward with this. ..”
Yes it is, and I heard Donohue on EWTN Catholic radio tonight. I just hope CINOs listened to the interview, as well as true Catholics.
All this was done in order not to dis the race card.
Any serious and visible Christian, whether or not self identifying as Roman Catholic, draws the Obama administration’s ire.
I just hope this wakes up the Christians who have been sleeping.