Skip to comments.Another Agency Goes IRS (FEC also targeted conservative groups)
Posted on 08/03/2013 7:13:41 PM PDT by Innovative
One big question raised by IRS political targeting is whether Obama officials or their bureaucratic allies unleashed the power of the administrative state for partisan ends. Now evidence is emerging that officials at another agency, the Federal Election Commission, used their enforcement power as an anti-conservative sword.
The House Ways and Means Committee this week released emails showing that, in 2008 and 2009, the FEC's general counsel staff sought tax information about conservative political groups from Lois Lerner of the IRS. Ms. Lerner is the IRS official who took the Fifth before Congress rather than tell her side of the story. She had previously worked at . . . the FEC's general counsel office.
Such a request is a no-no in many ways. The FEC staff was investigating these groups without the approval of its commissioners in clear violation of FEC rules.
(Excerpt) Read more at online.wsj.com ...
The Democrats make their money by looting the public treasury. They think they have to win.
Lerner needs to go to Club Gitmo’.
Check with the head of True the Vote in Houston. She was investigated by the IRS, the EPA, the FEC and the EEOC because her TEA Party group specializing in investigating voter fraud applied for tax exempt status. Every one of these agencies should be brought to court.
FEC and IRS working together:
“The FEC staff was investigating these groups without the approval of its commissioners in clear violation of FEC rules. And the IRS is legally barred from releasing confidential tax informationincluding to the FEC. The emails show that Ms. Lerner asked her staff to provide information to the FEC, and Ways and Means is seeking more documents. “
This is the most corrupt administration in history and they keep getting away with it.
“Should” is the operative word. “Won’t” is reality. The repubs are limpsters.
Sure there is...
I believe once the hi-tech ovens and railcars and tracks to FEMA Camps are completed, and gargantuan Chinese-made earth-mover are able to create mass-graves by the tens of thousands per day, then the Commie/NWO Statist vision will have reached its final "limit."
Our democratic systems are no more. We now will have elections as fair as Zimbabwe and Cuba
Don't forget the rest of the iceberg.
Read the entire article they have lots of specific examples of this illegal abuse of power.
A gov’t shutdown is a Good Thing.
Welcome to the Soviet Union
This is how the leftists will take over the Country and never let another conservative win another election.
Related article, also in the WSJ:
New Links Emerge in the IRS Scandal
Emails released this week sweep the Federal Election Commission into the conservative-targeting probe.
“Congressional investigators this week released emails suggesting that staff at the Federal Election Commission have been engaged in their own conservative targeting, with help from the IRS’s infamous Lois Lerner. This means more than just an expansion of the probe to the FEC. It’s a new link to the Obama team. “
“This is how the leftists will take over the Country and never let another conservative win another election.”
Just like in CA — once they elected Ronald Reagan as governor and look at it now.
They will frame this as "War against the middle class and po' people. AS Gangsta-0 golfs and the family lick ice cream and stroll quaint shops and beaches at Martha's Vineyard.
Of course the Fed Elections offices were in this with Obama? How else could Obama won the election when in some aread Romney had more votes.
It was fixed by someone.
This is just like Fast & Furious in that the operation necessarily included elements of both the Department of State and the ATF. Yet in both cases, not one major news outlet, including Fox, ever connected those dots at the White House.
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