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Former GOP Senate Candidate Christine O’Donnell Told Her Tax Records Were Breached
The Washington Times ^ | Wednesday, July 17, 2013 | Ben Wolfgang and Dave Boyer

Posted on 07/17/2013 6:58:45 PM PDT by kristinn

More than two years after her upstart Senate campaign rocked the Delaware political world, Christine O’Donnell got an unexpected contact from a U.S. Treasury Department agent warning that her private tax records may have been breached.

The phone message earlier this year shocked the battled-scarred candidate, a tea party favorite who knocked off Republican mainstay Michael Castle in the primary before losing in a bid to win Vice President Joseph R. Biden’s former seat.

“Ms. O’Donnell, this is Dennis Martel, special agent with the U.S. Department of Treasury in Baltimore, Md. … We received information that your personal federal tax info may have been compromised and may have been misused by an individual,” he said in the January message left on her cellphone.

For Ms.’Donnell, the message immediately raised red flags.

On March 9, 2010, the day she revealed her plan to run for the Senate in a press release, a tax lien was placed on a house purported to be hers and publicized. The problem was she no longer owned the house. The IRS eventually blamed the lien on a computer glitch and withdrew it.

Now Martel, a criminal investigator for the Treasury Department’s inspector general for tax administration, was telling her that an official in Delaware state government had improperly accessed her records on that very same day.

Beyond that, Ms. O’Donnell and Senate investigators who have tried to help her have run into a wall of silence, leaving more questions than answers about whether abuses of the IRS system extend to private individuals and not just the tax-exempt groups already identified as victims.

“I don’t know. And I’d like to know,” Ms. O’Donnell told The Washington Times in her first interview about the case. “Because whether it’s one, eight or 80 [cases], it’s an abuse of power...

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


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; US: Delaware
KEYWORDS: benghazi; bhoirs; christineodonnell; cultureofcorruption; de2012; delaware; dennismartel; fastandfurious; impeachnow; irs; irsoutofcontrol; irsscandals; teaparty
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1 posted on 07/17/2013 6:58:45 PM PDT by kristinn
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To: kristinn

Government is out of control. The only way the GOP wins again is if we find a candidate who will take this on w/o apology. Anyone else will get crushed under the weight of the government/media destruction machine. Our only chance is someone that operates outside the rules and fights back and rallies the American people.


2 posted on 07/17/2013 7:02:18 PM PDT by ilgipper (Obama is proving that very bad ideas can be wrapped up in pretty words)
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To: kristinn

“We received information that your personal federal tax info may have been compromised and may have been misused by an individual,”

Gee, I wonder who this individual was.


3 posted on 07/17/2013 7:02:21 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: kristinn

Obama ordered his IRS to rig the election for it and democrats/socialists in the Senate


4 posted on 07/17/2013 7:02:36 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: kristinn

The Obama regime makes the Nazis look like a bunch of nice guys. The government is out of control.


5 posted on 07/17/2013 7:03:01 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Keep your powder dry.)
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To: kristinn

It’s SOP when Democrats are in charge. It’s pure and simple fact.


6 posted on 07/17/2013 7:05:36 PM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: kristinn

7 posted on 07/17/2013 7:06:59 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: FlingWingFlyer

We are going to Fundamentally Restore America, if it takes Texas splitting into 5 states with 10 senators with Constitutional Amendment capacity combined with the rest of the States.


8 posted on 07/17/2013 7:07:55 PM PDT by txhurl ('The DOG ate my homework. That homework, too. ALL my homework. OK?' - POSHITUS)
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To: kristinn

Since this Martel showed her the name and picture of the person who accessed her records illegally, she should sue this individual and force discovery.


9 posted on 07/17/2013 7:09:00 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: FlingWingFlyer; kristinn
The Obama regime makes the Nazis look like a bunch of nice guys. The government is out of control.

WRONG! They are too much "in control"! They are "changing", we are just "hoping"! Alinsky rules!

Fast & Furious

IRS

Benghazi

IRS

DOJ

IRS

NSA

Look! Squirrel! (pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!)


10 posted on 07/17/2013 7:09:16 PM PDT by WVKayaker ("...the press had better learn from their experiences of being duped "...-Sarah Palin 5/17/13)
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To: Democrat_media
Obama ordered his IRS to rig the election for it and democrats/socialists in the Senate

Obama didn't have to "order" anything. He knew that his supporters in positions of power in the government -- federal, state, and local -- would do everything that was needed (illegal or unethical) to get him reelected. He can keep his hands clean.

Government workers should be banned from politics. Period. They have an irreconcilable conflict of interest.

11 posted on 07/17/2013 7:21:23 PM PDT by justlurking (tagline removed, as demanded by Admin Moderator)
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To: kristinn

Corruption is widespread and accountability none. Yet, the same who dont follow the law are throwing the book at innocent people


12 posted on 07/17/2013 7:22:57 PM PDT by HollyB
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To: kristinn

It is incomprehensible that our government would do that to a political candidate.

But, its too bad O’Donnell self destructed.


13 posted on 07/17/2013 7:24:03 PM PDT by Alex in chains
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To: kristinn

We may safely assume that the Tax Records of every 0bama opponent were, are, and will be breached


14 posted on 07/17/2013 7:24:25 PM PDT by YHAOS
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks kristinn.


15 posted on 07/17/2013 7:25:22 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (McCain or Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: kristinn

If the Left CAN abuse power, they WILL abuse power.

That is why the Left can not be trusted with an NSA surveillance society.


16 posted on 07/17/2013 7:28:27 PM PDT by UnwashedPeasant
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To: Timber Rattler

I agree. O’Donnell should out the perp and sue their ass off....very publicly.


17 posted on 07/17/2013 7:29:08 PM PDT by citizen (We get the government we choose. America either voted for Obama or handed it to him by not voting.)
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To: kristinn

“Unexpected???”


18 posted on 07/17/2013 7:32:35 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: kristinn

Just another way to destroy Christine personally, and one mroe reason why she needs to run again.


19 posted on 07/17/2013 7:41:21 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: kristinn

Probably by Tokyo Rove.


20 posted on 07/17/2013 7:43:46 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: WVKayaker

21 posted on 07/17/2013 7:45:12 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: ilgipper

Government is out of control. The only way the GOP wins again is if we find a candidate who will take this on w/o apology.

Well you are right that Government is out of control. However, the conservatives need to stop putting up freaks as our candidates. She was the Worst candidate ever in history to run. The biggest embarrassment to conservatives. Anyone who does not agree with this is LYING!


22 posted on 07/17/2013 7:58:43 PM PDT by napscoordinator (Santorum-Bachmann 2016 for the future of the Country!)
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To: kristinn

Well, she was a witch...


23 posted on 07/17/2013 8:03:52 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: kristinn

bttt


24 posted on 07/17/2013 8:04:40 PM PDT by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: Vendome

Interesting.

23 posts and still no Jonathan Moseley...


25 posted on 07/17/2013 8:08:27 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: kristinn

CORRUPTION! Of the highest order!


26 posted on 07/17/2013 8:14:28 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: kristinn

christine, thank you again, for all the injustice and heartache you’ve endured for our nation’s sake. justice will come. if not from this nation, then it will come down from on high.


27 posted on 07/17/2013 8:14:55 PM PDT by dadfly
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To: kristinn

Institutionalized corruption.


28 posted on 07/17/2013 8:33:55 PM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: ilgipper

sounds like a job for Sarah!


30 posted on 07/17/2013 8:43:24 PM PDT by flowergirl
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To: HollyB
Corruption is widespread and accountability none. Yet, the same who dont follow the law are throwing the book at innocent people

Aren't y'all happy about living in a Banana Republic? Wake up. See it for what it's worth.

31 posted on 07/17/2013 9:00:17 PM PDT by Digger
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To: UnwashedPeasant

They can’t be trusted with anything...

I mean anything....

Pitchforks and torches are too dated,,,,

Can’t just ask them politely...


32 posted on 07/17/2013 9:05:46 PM PDT by Cold Heat (Have you reached your breaking point yet? If not now....then when?)
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To: flowergirl

Fake outrage, some sort of hearing, and in the end...nothing happens.


33 posted on 07/17/2013 9:08:33 PM PDT by skams19
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To: kristinn

She was flaky but this seems like it should be a pretty big story.


34 posted on 07/17/2013 9:15:59 PM PDT by Yardstick
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To: kristinn

I remember Limbaugh saying years ago that the left would work to just outlaw the political opposition.

How prophetic a statement that was.


35 posted on 07/17/2013 9:45:03 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Stillwaters

Wow


36 posted on 07/17/2013 11:45:51 PM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: ilgipper

F the GOP. This has become tyranny, it will end in millions of dead.


37 posted on 07/17/2013 11:50:39 PM PDT by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: kristinn

It has been said since 2008 by those who understand the Chicago Machine, Marxists and their history - America has seen her last free and “honest” national elections.

We have gone full-Soviet in the shell-game and intimidations the Ruling Class perpetrated on us last year.

If you are pinning hopes on 2014 - you hope in vain.

The ballot box will be of no avail. It’s been fully and completely compromised and corrupted.

We can no longer work within or from without of this behemoth system of tyranny now imposed on us.

The regime will make their last mistake and force compliance and subjugation by raw force if intimidation, harassment and punishment does not achieve the results it wants.

The rule of law is dead. The rule of the iron fist is at hand.


38 posted on 07/17/2013 11:51:24 PM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: INVAR

bump


39 posted on 07/17/2013 11:52:44 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: INVAR

>> If you are pinning hopes on 2014 - you hope in vain.

The only deterrents going into 2014 are the Republicans in Congress.


40 posted on 07/18/2013 12:59:00 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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41 posted on 07/18/2013 1:34:38 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (You can't invade the mainland US There'd be a rifle behind each blade of grass.)
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To: YHAOS
"We may safely assume that the Tax Records of every 0bama opponent were, are, and will be breached"

Yes, and that thought even spreads to everything else like sending money to political candidates or Tea Party groups or even signing the various petitions opposing Regime actions. There is now a blanket of intimidation over the country that discourages going on record against Obama and his fellow totalitarians.

42 posted on 07/18/2013 2:46:53 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: kristinn

The liberal fascists have no regard for the constitution and consequently our formerly perfect “union” is now deteriorating into Civil War.

These ba$tards deserve to be arrested , tried and jailed or else there will come a backlash of violence against them. A pox on Obama and every one of his liberal fascists in Delaware and elsewhere in our nation.Soon the US public will conclude they must go, be arrested or die.A free people cannot live under a fascist regime.


43 posted on 07/18/2013 3:08:07 AM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: kristinn
I'd be shocked if anyone here was shocked.

Fundamental transformation sucks.

44 posted on 07/18/2013 3:12:42 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: justlurking
Obama didn't have to "order" anything. He knew that his supporters in positions of power in the government -- federal, state, and local -- would do everything that was needed (illegal or unethical) to get him reelected. He can keep his hands clean.

All commands are issued verbally to Jarrett, who then issues her own verbal commands. No electronic or paper trail.

From Howie Carr:

Don't write, when you can speak. Don't speak, when you can nod. Don't nod, when you can wink.

And just for fun, Howie's other rule of politics:

Nothing's on the level. Everything's a deal. No deal too small.

45 posted on 07/18/2013 3:16:51 AM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: kristinn
I don't WHAT kind of information conservatives and repubs (GOPe or not) have to receive to understand we are in a war with these evil prix.

If WE THE PEOPLE do not fight this kind of thing (especially this specific criminal act) we are not America any more. Liberty is shrinking and we are losing the battle for the Idea Of America.

Hello! Wake TF up people, we HAVE to learn how to convey THE message in this day and age!

46 posted on 07/18/2013 3:59:17 AM PDT by sirchtruth (Freedom is not free.)
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To: kristinn

Crank up those subpoena presses dammit. Not one piece of legislation should MOVE until this rats nest has been ferreted out. Take a freaking STAND for crying out loud! Got those gloves off and grow a set!

I now have my phone calls lines up to my Congressman and Senator for today.


47 posted on 07/18/2013 4:06:42 AM PDT by SueRae (It isn't over. In God We Trust.)
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To: kristinn

The IRS - End It, Don’t Mend It.


48 posted on 07/18/2013 5:17:57 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: kristinn

Well Ms. O’Donnell if you don’t join the ACLJ’s suit against the IRS and do nothing...don’t expect anything.


49 posted on 07/18/2013 6:04:01 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: UnwashedPeasant
If the Left CAN abuse power, they WILL abuse power.

Either side will, which is why the founders sought to limit power.

That is why the Left can not be trusted with an NSA surveillance society.

I don't trust ANYONE with a surveillance society--especially one which ignores the Constitution.

Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely.

50 posted on 07/18/2013 6:04:29 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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