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“This is very chilling for the American people!” – Rep. Mike Kelly UNLOADS
The Right Scoop ^ | May 18, 2013

Posted on 05/17/2013 10:39:06 AM PDT by don-o

Wow. This was an amazing speech by Rep. Mike Kelly as he puts this IRS scandal in the proper perspective, even questioning why the IRS Commissioner isn’t outraged by this. He tells the commissioner that this is a huge scandal because it reconfirms to the American people the things they fear about dealing with the IRS and calls it a huge blow to the faith and trust the American people have in their government.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: irs; kelly; smackdown
“This is very chilling for the American people!” – Rep. Mike Kelly UNLOADS on IRS Commissioner in awesome speech

Gallery goes wild!!

1 posted on 05/17/2013 10:39:06 AM PDT by don-o
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To: MustKnowHistory

props to MKH for finding this quickly on the Live Thread


2 posted on 05/17/2013 10:40:38 AM PDT by don-o (He will not share His glory, and He will not be mocked! Blessed be the Name of the Lord forever!)
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To: don-o

The RightScoop is a gold mine.


3 posted on 05/17/2013 10:45:16 AM PDT by MustKnowHistory
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To: don-o

Hell yeah!!!!


4 posted on 05/17/2013 10:48:11 AM PDT by Malichi (!)
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To: don-o

save for later


5 posted on 05/17/2013 10:48:48 AM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: don-o

This is so well stated that I wish the gallery had not been silenced...I was still cheering !


6 posted on 05/17/2013 10:49:13 AM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: don-o

Don’t recognize the name. Who’s Mike Kelly? Which state, how long he’s been in Congress, is he Tea Party supported, etc.


7 posted on 05/17/2013 10:53:04 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: don-o

BFL


8 posted on 05/17/2013 10:54:05 AM PDT by NELSON111
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To: don-o

The gallery was probably standing and cheering. The IRS is so hated that the House should rewrite the rules that they can operate under. The IRS and its actions define tyranny.


9 posted on 05/17/2013 10:54:13 AM PDT by edboock (The United States Constitution ©1787, All Rights Reserved)
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To: don-o

arg I can’t get it to load...

bfl


10 posted on 05/17/2013 10:54:24 AM PDT by Principled
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To: Still Thinking

I don’t know either, but he should be the new Speaker.


11 posted on 05/17/2013 10:54:32 AM PDT by nesnah
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To: Aria

♫ Look for the union label ♫


12 posted on 05/17/2013 10:55:13 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: don-o

This hearing clearly revealed what deceitful liars and the level of corruption there are, from those running government.


13 posted on 05/17/2013 10:55:42 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: nesnah

Agreed! Him in congress and Cruz as Minority Leader (soon to be Majority Leader) in Senate would be fantastic.


14 posted on 05/17/2013 10:55:44 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: don-o; All
He nailed it. Especially his line about how when you're sitting on the other side of the IRS, an apology about shoddy performance on IRS compliance somehow doesn't cut it, yet we're supposed to be accepting of this as past "mistakes"?

As if this wasn't all done with a high level of Democrats' political intentionality?

Remember...as Rush said...Barack's half brother, a Kenyan, got his non-profit status to sail thru in less than a month...whereas it took over 3 years AVERAGE for these tea party types of groups to be approved...

And with outrageous questions demanded to boot.

The American people need to toss ALL these Democrats OUT of the admin...as they are simply stonewalling.

15 posted on 05/17/2013 10:56:08 AM PDT by Colofornian
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To: edboock; All

And, then there was this.....

http://voices.yahoo.com/irs-purchasing-shotguns-no-really-5405505.html?cat=3


16 posted on 05/17/2013 10:57:49 AM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: don-o
“This is very chilling for the American people!”

And that was absolutely its intention, not only for those American people targeted, but for the rest as well who must wonder if we might be. This was an act of political terrorism and I use the term precisely. BTT.

17 posted on 05/17/2013 10:59:36 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: Colofornian
I've said it in other threads. If you want to start a conservative 501c(4), name it something that sounds liberal, and salt your mission description with stuff about "community organizing for political action", "civil rights", "education voters in liberal and progressive issues" (conservative stuff is far more "liberal" and "progressive" than the groups normally associated with those words)

You'll get approved in two weeks. Then, if they ever happen to notice your group's conservative, they can't really complain because the dictionary definition of all that stuff is perfectly compatible with conservatism. They also can't complain so long as you were upfront about your intended degree of political activity because to do so is to admit the rules vary with political persuasion.

Of course, eventually they'll get wise to it, but even then since they can't tell which groups are which, they're FORCED to treat everyone the same; either abuse liberals or rubber stamp conservatives, so it's still a good outcome even at that point.

18 posted on 05/17/2013 11:02:33 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: nesnah

Speaker? How about Kelly for President?


19 posted on 05/17/2013 11:05:11 AM PDT by July4
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To: don-o

Great smackdown!


20 posted on 05/17/2013 11:10:08 AM PDT by Viennacon (l)
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To: July4

Works for me.


21 posted on 05/17/2013 11:14:00 AM PDT by nesnah
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To: nesnah

I was thinking the same thing. Boehner certainly is not doing much other than saying people should be in jail a few days ago!


22 posted on 05/17/2013 11:14:30 AM PDT by MomofMarine
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To: don-o

Rep Kelly tore Miller a new bunghole. I didn’t know Miller the a$$hat was previously the commissioner of the tax exempt division. Very interesting. And he doesn’t know anything about who or why the conservative groups were targeted!?!! (yeah...in a pig’s eye)


23 posted on 05/17/2013 11:14:40 AM PDT by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: MHGinTN

What could be a worse combination of groups to engage in health care thuggery - unions and the IRS.

This will be true tyranny a la Stalin, Mao, etc.


24 posted on 05/17/2013 11:21:24 AM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: Aria

And that is precisely why the liar-in-chief was telling the heads full of mush grads to ignore whispers of government tyranny.


25 posted on 05/17/2013 11:27:15 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: Still Thinking

Rep. Mike Kelly represents the 3rd Congressional District of Pennsylvania which runs essentially from Erie to Butler in the northwest corner of the state. He was first elected in 2010 midterms.

This isn’t the first time that his remarks in Congress have gotten YouTube attention. He received a standing ovation on the House floor by the GOP during a motion to recommit:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtu9nQoG4WM


26 posted on 05/17/2013 11:32:42 AM PDT by NateDogg614
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To: Still Thinking

He is from Pennsy, Butler PA

Check out some of his past speeches on YouTube... the guy is awesome


27 posted on 05/17/2013 11:33:54 AM PDT by WomBom ("I read Free Republic for the pictures")
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To: don-o

Subpart C—Prohibited Activities § 734.301 Exclusion from coverage.

This subpart does not apply to employees in the agencies and positions described in subpart D of this part.

§ 734.302 Use of official authority; prohibition.

(a) An employee may not use his or her official authority or influence for the purpose of interfering with or affecting the result of an election.

(b) Activities prohibited by paragraph

(a) of this section include, but are not limited to:

and

§ 734.305 Soliciting or discouraging the political participation of certain persons.

(a) An employee may not knowingly solicit or discourage the participation in any political activity of any person who has an application for any compensation grant, contract, ruling, license, permit, or certificate pending before the employee’s employing office.

(b) An employee may not knowingly solicit or discourage the participation in any political activity of any person who is the subject of, or a participant in, an ongoing audit, investigation, or enforcement action being carried out by the employee’s employing office.

(c) Each agency or instrumentality of the United States or District of Columbia Government shall determine when a matter is pending and ongoing within employing offices of the agency or instrumentality for the purposes of this part.


28 posted on 05/17/2013 11:35:03 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("AP" clearly stands for American Pravda. Our news media has become completely and proudly Soviet.)
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To: WomBom

Oh, I know Butler very well! I started up a fair amount of custom machinery there for a customer so I spent some time in and around Butler. Apollo/Leechburg too.


29 posted on 05/17/2013 11:46:12 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: WomBom

Mike Kelly’s family started a dealership that was shut down when Hussein Inc. Took over GM.


30 posted on 05/17/2013 11:47:33 AM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: don-o
Yes, that was a nice speech, The purpose of the hearing, however, is not to give nice speeches, but to ask tough questions and hopefully obtain answers -- something that is really difficult to do when you have five minutes to ask questions and you spend 4:55 seconds of that time grandstanding.

With a couple hours of preparation, a good trial would have ripped these witnesses a new orifice in a five minute Q & A. No speeches, just five minutes of leading questions that leave no wiggle room for BS answers. But then agian, these are politicians and as we used to say in law school, "those who lack the skills to practice law, become professors, and those who lack the skills to practice or teach law go into politics."

31 posted on 05/17/2013 11:49:10 AM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: VRWCarea51

ahhh...so it all comes full circle.

There have been so many scandals most people have forgotten about the people screwed over by the dealership closings.


32 posted on 05/17/2013 11:51:17 AM PDT by Scotswife
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To: Labyrinthos

That also why Bonehead needs to appoint a select committee that will hire lawyers to investigate, issue supenas and call witnesses that the lawyers will interrigate not this round robin side show.


33 posted on 05/17/2013 11:54:17 AM PDT by VRWCarea51
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To: edboock

Yes.


34 posted on 05/17/2013 12:09:28 PM PDT by RobbyS
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To: edboock
The gallery was probably standing and cheering.

Not probably, they did.

BIG TIME.

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35 posted on 05/17/2013 12:11:44 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: Principled; Everybody; All; everyone
Try here, thread in Breaking News with link:

36 posted on 05/17/2013 12:12:51 PM PDT by Syncro ("So?")
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To: VRWCarea51
That also why Bonehead needs to appoint a select committee that will hire lawyers to investigate, issue supenas and call witnesses that the lawyers will interrigate not this round robin side show.

Boehner is on his knees praying this all blows over so that he can carry on as usual.

Pukehead Boehner will never appoint a select committee on any matter.

We all must remember that Boehner has great antagonism towards the Tea Party.

Behind the scenes Boehner is smiling over the IRS harassment of the Tea Party and other Conservative groups.

37 posted on 05/17/2013 12:26:32 PM PDT by sand88
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To: don-o

bump


38 posted on 05/17/2013 12:58:49 PM PDT by Old Yeller
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To: don-o

Just saw on tv. Awesome!


39 posted on 05/17/2013 3:49:40 PM PDT by GOP Poet
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