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IRS targeted conservative college interns
The Daily Caller ^ | May 20, 2013 | Patrick Howley, Investigative Reporter

Posted on 05/20/2013 10:52:23 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) demanded information about conservative groups’ college-aged interns, prompting outrage from one of the country’s top conservative activist organizations and leading one former intern to wonder whether his family’s pizza parlor would be endangered.

The IRS requested, in an audit, the names of the conservative Leadership Institute’s 2008 interns, as well as specific information about their internship work and where the interns were employed in 2012, according to a document request the IRS sent to the Leadership Institute, dated February 14, 2012.

The IRS requested:

“Copies of applications for internships and summer programs; to include: lists of those selected for internships and students in 2008. – In regards to such internships, please provide information regarding where the interns physically worked and how the placement was arranged. – After completing internships and courses, where were the students and interns employed?”

The Arlington, Virginia-based Leadership Institute is a conservative activist training organization founded in 1979 by Virginia Republican National Committeeman Morton C. Blackwell, the youngest elected delegate to the 1964 Republican convention that nominated Barry Goldwater. The institute was audited in 2011. As The Daily Caller has reported, at least two different IRS offices made a concerted effort to obtain the group’s training materials....

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: bhoirs; college; generationy; impeachnow; internalrevenue; intimidation; irs; irsvictims; leadershipinstitute; mortonblackwell; obama; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; youthvote
Is there anyone or anything to the right of Arnold Schwarzenegger that they didn't try to neutralize?

Two page article.

1 posted on 05/20/2013 10:52:23 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I just wonder what the IRS did for Bill Clinton re interns?


2 posted on 05/20/2013 10:58:56 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This was wide ranging and no way Obama did not know, condone, allow or even order it


3 posted on 05/20/2013 11:03:29 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

Those deposits were non-taxable. :=)


4 posted on 05/20/2013 11:07:04 PM PDT by Bob
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To: MadMax, the Grinning Reaper

Perhaps the IRS allowed Bill Clinton to give tax-free gifts such as cigars to the interns, one in particular.


5 posted on 05/20/2013 11:08:23 PM PDT by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
The Leadership Institute’s audit, which was conducted by the IRS’ Baltimore office and which ended with no determination of wrongdoing but cost the conservative group $50,000 in legal fees,only covered the year 2008, leading employees to speculate that the IRS’ primary interest was figuring out how the group operates during a presidential election year.

I guess they should be happy that they didn't get the FBI, ATF, EPA, OSHA treatment. Oh and the multiple surprise audits treatment.

They also should be glad they didn't get the Fast & Furious treatment, the Benghazi treatment, the Navy Seals treatment, the Lt. Col. Lakin treatment, the Breitbart treatment, etc.

6 posted on 05/20/2013 11:09:46 PM PDT by Smokeyblue
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To: Smokeyblue

The thing is, democrats actually believe that all conservative groups are evil. The scandal to the democrats is that these groups were smart enough to hide their true activities.

I am not joking about this.

When confronted with the evil they’ve done they’ll have a one sentence answer; “But Bush lied”


7 posted on 05/20/2013 11:17:34 PM PDT by Fai Mao (Genius at Large)
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To: Fai Mao

The thing is, democrats actually believe that all conservative groups are evil. The scandal to the democrats is that these groups were smart enough to hide their true activities.

I am not joking about this.

When confronted with the evil they’ve done they’ll have a one sentence answer; “But Bush lied”

Subconscious Projection on the part of the control freak progressive jack wagons...


8 posted on 05/20/2013 11:27:34 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
irs    obama irs gestapo scandal conservative corruption

9 posted on 05/20/2013 11:28:16 PM PDT by Bon mots
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
They think this:

=

This is know as "Evils Envy of the Good" and it is rampant in the dims... It is because in their world good = evil, but subconsciously they know deep down the good are better than them so they envy the good deep down this builds to conscious loathing of the good because they think the good is truly evil, when in fact they are the truly evil.

10 posted on 05/20/2013 11:31:06 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Bob

Bet they could considered taxable under the “ barter” provisions in the Tax code...


11 posted on 05/21/2013 2:55:32 AM PDT by Kozak (The Republic is dead. I do not owe what we have any loyalty, wealth or sympathy.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks 2ndDivisionVet.


12 posted on 05/21/2013 3:46:02 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This revelation on its own may seem to be small potatoes, but it serves to corroborate the motive behind the targeting of the 501-C4 apllicants. This is where the “with malice” part becomes provable.


13 posted on 05/21/2013 4:02:08 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This revelation on its own may seem to be small potatoes, but it serves to corroborate the motive behind the targeting of the 501-C4 apllicants. This is where the “with malice” part becomes provable.


14 posted on 05/21/2013 4:07:35 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

In regards to such internships, please provide information regarding where the interns physically worked and how the placement was arranged. – After completing internships and courses, where were the students and interns employed? What were the interns wearing? Did they have on tight sweaters? What type of panties did they wear. Oh, and shoes. Tell us about the shoes. (The IRS is kind of creepy).


15 posted on 05/21/2013 4:51:23 AM PDT by Flick Lives (We're going to be just like the old Soviet Union, but with free cell phones!)
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To: Fai Mao

>>When confronted with the evil they’ve done
>>they’ll have a one sentence answer; “But Bush lied”

Just ask them why, now that the Opium War in Afghanistan is Obama’s War - Neil Young isn’t singing “Let’s Impeach The President” today.


16 posted on 05/21/2013 5:33:00 AM PDT by TArcher ("TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS, governments are instituted among men" -- Does that still work?)
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To: Smokeyblue

Democrats are criminals... It’s why they want to import illegals... it’s not they they care about the downtrodden, it’s that thugs support thugs.

It’s sad, but the illegals will create what they were running from - and dems will go down in history as monsters... but in the short run? some benefit.


17 posted on 05/21/2013 5:35:34 AM PDT by GOPJ (It's Gotten So Bad for Obama Fox News Changed Its Slogan to "See. I Told You So!"- Leno)
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To: Flick Lives
Oh, and shoes. Tell us about the shoes. (The IRS is kind of creepy).

LOL! Great image!

18 posted on 05/21/2013 5:43:40 AM PDT by livius
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Now it’s getting way out of line, stories like this will get traction.


19 posted on 05/21/2013 6:10:38 AM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: Fitzy_888

These tyrants are disgusting. This country needs a great cleansing.


20 posted on 05/21/2013 6:16:18 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Fitzy_888

The thing is, it’s not a complex issue. Even low information voters understand and fear the IRS.

The left has used the IRS for so long as its Stasi that it will backfire on them when they are exposed as the corrupt tyrants that they are.


21 posted on 05/21/2013 6:18:45 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: hal ogen

Any one who has read Metaxas’ biography of Bonhoeffer will recognize these same tactics were used by the Nazis early in their regime. Discredit all opposition, work within the established bureaucracy and legal process to strip the freedoms and usurp the rights of political opponents behind the scenes, etc. This is only a prelude to what the radical left has in store for this country if we don’t put a stop to them.


22 posted on 05/21/2013 6:21:37 AM PDT by Thane_Banquo ( Walker 2016)
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To: Thane_Banquo

Everyone who “goes along” with this anti-Free-America crap is guilty...everyone.


23 posted on 05/21/2013 6:30:10 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Smokeyblue

We need to lever this into a flat or fair tax. Get rid of the IRS and DemocratCare all at once.


24 posted on 05/21/2013 12:28:23 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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