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GABBY GIFFORDS' GUN CONTROL PAC BUSTED FOR CONTRIBUTIONS VIOLATING IRS CODE
Big Government ^ | 8/20/2013

Posted on 08/20/2013 7:14:36 PM PDT by markomalley

Americans for Responsible Solutions (ARS), the PAC of Gabby Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly focused on gun control, is being forced to refund money to contributors after being caught accepting illegal donations.

One of the illegal donations was tied to Bette Midler's private family foundation and another to the Rupa and Bharat B. Bhatt Foundation. Midler's foundation gave $10,000 and the Bhatt foundation contributed $5,000.

According to The Center For Public Integrity, both donations were "strictly prohibited" by the IRS:

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


TOPICS: Government
KEYWORDS: ars; banglist; corruption; democrats; fraud; gabbygiffords; giffords; guncontrol; irs; markkelley; scandals; secondamendment

1 posted on 08/20/2013 7:14:36 PM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

Bump


2 posted on 08/20/2013 7:17:50 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: markomalley
Yes, that's her.


3 posted on 08/20/2013 7:19:24 PM PDT by South40
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To: markomalley

They should change their name to Anti-Gun Nazis For Reprehensible Tax Violations.


4 posted on 08/20/2013 7:20:41 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Former Rodeo Clown Sensitivity Training class valedictorian.)
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To: markomalley

“Strictly prohibited by the IRS”..........now that is funny. Gabby the Martyr will get a little pat on the butt and a way to go girl.


5 posted on 08/20/2013 7:22:29 PM PDT by Toespi
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To: markomalley

private family = mafia


6 posted on 08/20/2013 7:22:38 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: markomalley

[sincerity, average] It’s so suprising to see gun banners break the law. [/sincerity]


7 posted on 08/20/2013 7:25:28 PM PDT by Standing Wolf (No tyrant should ever be allowed to die of natural causes.)
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To: South40

AAAAAHHHH!!! MY EYES!!!!!!


8 posted on 08/20/2013 7:26:28 PM PDT by rsobin
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To: markomalley
*sigh* I am truly sorry for what Mrs. Giffords went through, as I would be for anyone who was shot even accidentally, let alone by a deranged lunatic.

HOWEVER; her continual rampage against firearms and our Second Amendmant rights... I dunno. Maybe the stress endured due to the incident was just too much after all, and she is now operating on less than a full six-pack because of it.

Bows and arrows have been around for several centuries, knives for thousands of years, and ordinary wooden or stone clubs for tens of thousands of years. All have their usage, and all have the potential for misuse, but attempting to outlaw them is as delusional as attempting to make horse-riding illegal. Their usefulness will forever overcome the ridiculous overconcern for their potential as weapons.

And yes, actually, horses can kill.

9 posted on 08/20/2013 7:26:59 PM PDT by Utilizer (Bacon A'kbar! - In world today are only peaceful people, and the mooslimbs trying to kill them-)
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To: markomalley
the money should be confiscated just like the DEA and ATF does, it was illegally given and taken, neither party has a right to it now...
10 posted on 08/20/2013 7:27:56 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: South40

burn in hell bitch


11 posted on 08/20/2013 7:31:11 PM PDT by advertising guy ( ****************** Congress is Satan's greatest invention ******************)
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To: markomalley

Is there some kind of limit to how much money you can contribute to a 501(c)(3) — or whatever?


12 posted on 08/20/2013 7:33:47 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( ==> sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: markomalley
Hey, she has brain damage, give her a break!

Brain Damage from being shot? No, braim damage from being a democRAT

13 posted on 08/20/2013 7:38:38 PM PDT by NonValueAdded ("When there is no penalty for failure, failures proliferate." George F. Will)
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To: markomalley

SWAT team ‘em for their Federal offence. That’s what they really want; only government should have guns.


14 posted on 08/20/2013 7:39:33 PM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est. New US economy: Fascism on top, Socialism on the bottom.)
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To: South40

You really didn’t haffa do that...


15 posted on 08/20/2013 7:39:47 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,)
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To: NonValueAdded

but her jerk-off husband doesn’t


16 posted on 08/20/2013 7:39:59 PM PDT by bravo whiskey (We should not fear our government. Our government should fear us.)
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To: South40

Ewww... The bloom is certainly off the “Rose”, isn’t it?


17 posted on 08/20/2013 7:40:00 PM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: South40

That photo could wilt a Chuck Norris petrified boner.


18 posted on 08/20/2013 7:41:58 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: South40

Yike. Where’s the un-see button.


19 posted on 08/20/2013 7:44:15 PM PDT by 867V309 (Stupidity is ordained; Ignorance is a choice.)
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To: rsobin; South40

Yeah, no kidding. Please post a warning.

I just ate dinner!!


20 posted on 08/20/2013 7:44:48 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: South40

Someone needs to explain the subtle nuances of “the rules” to you.


21 posted on 08/20/2013 7:45:32 PM PDT by CrazyIvan (I'm so conservative I won't even wear progressive bifocals.)
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To: markomalley

Interesting that IRS would harass a liberal gun grabber.


22 posted on 08/20/2013 7:48:58 PM PDT by DBrow
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To: South40

In the movie “For The Boys” Bette’s character is at a firebase in VN with the USO.
A gopher asks her if she wants coffee. She says:
“Nahh. That stuff gives me the runs.”

OK, we’re even.


23 posted on 08/20/2013 7:53:03 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: CrazyIvan; Lazamataz

She’s not that bad. Laz would hit it. Laz?


24 posted on 08/20/2013 7:53:26 PM PDT by South40
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To: tumblindice

LOL tumblindice...


25 posted on 08/20/2013 7:55:12 PM PDT by Mountain Mary (Breitbart is here.)
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To: rsobin

26 posted on 08/20/2013 7:56:44 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: South40

Since we’re still reeling, how about posting that picture of Barbara Streisand, with her dugs under her arms like water-wings .........
That’s catnip to Laz!


27 posted on 08/20/2013 8:02:53 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: markomalley

Apparently they are a 501(c)(3) organization.

If they’re gonna politic, they need to be a 501(c)(4). Tax deductible contributions can’t be made, but you can be as political as you want.


28 posted on 08/20/2013 8:13:53 PM PDT by upchuck (My therapist says I have a preoccupation with vengeance. We'll see about that!)
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To: markomalley

Where is Lois Learner?


29 posted on 08/20/2013 8:18:28 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: markomalley

i’m shocked


30 posted on 08/20/2013 8:25:21 PM PDT by 1st Division guy
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To: markomalley

“Everything about socialism is sham and affectation.” - 23:11; Ch23; Evil; Economic Harmonies; Frederic Bastiat 1801 -1850

FUGG


31 posted on 08/20/2013 8:30:06 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: South40

LOL! Great post, South40. Thanks.


32 posted on 08/20/2013 8:31:58 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: PGalt

:-)


33 posted on 08/20/2013 8:33:07 PM PDT by South40
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To: markomalley

34 posted on 08/20/2013 8:39:32 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: markomalley

Oopsie!

Mark


35 posted on 08/20/2013 8:41:03 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: markomalley

Say it ain’t so! (sarcasm)


36 posted on 08/20/2013 9:01:01 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: tumblindice
The magic of makeup and lighting. She's still not attractive in the 2nd pic but straight up Fido's ass in the first.


37 posted on 08/20/2013 9:52:16 PM PDT by Lizavetta
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To: Lizavetta

Wow


38 posted on 08/21/2013 2:32:34 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: markomalley

Hey—she’s a democrat and used to getting away with lying, cheating, stealing and going for the sympathy vote. She knows nothin’ will happen and no one will be held responsible—it’s the democratic way of doing things.


39 posted on 08/21/2013 4:02:46 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like it)
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To: South40
15 yard penalty for un sportsman like conduct.


40 posted on 08/21/2013 7:04:48 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: South40

Holy crap Nick Nolte is back on the hormone treatment!


41 posted on 08/21/2013 10:10:54 AM PDT by Fightin Whitey
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