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Posted on 07/19/2013 6:27:23 AM PDT by National Review
The IRS scandal shows that those who make decisions must be held responsible.
By John Fund
Finally, we may be getting somewhere in the IRS scandal involving the targeting and harassment of tea-party groups applying for tax exemptions. At Thursdays House Government Reform and Oversight hearing, some names were at last attached to some of the IRSs most questionable actions in the scandal.
Back in May, top IRS officials Steven Miller and Lois Lerner insisted that rogue agents in the Cincinnati office acted without direction from IRS headquarters in Washington. But Elizabeth Hofacre, who was the Cincinnati agent in charge of reviewing flagged tea-party applications, says she had no autonomy or authority to act on applications and so she simply sat on them. She blamed Carter Hull, an IRS lawyer in Washington, for the delays, saying that he directed her in how to treat problem cases but never gave her any feedback.
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If we lose Congress, and Hillary the Horrible Hag of Park Ridge becomes President, I fear that the Monarchy established by Foreign Exchange student we have today, will become firmly and possibly permanently ensconced into power.
GeeOpie, Don't hold your breath.
Being held responsible would be self-evidence of a Republic, where the Rule of Law was still governing instead of the ruling Oligarchic Kleptocracy:
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