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BO's IRS Targets Political Enemies

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Re: BO's IRS Targets Political Enemies

Postby Stu Levitan » Wed Jul 17, 2013 7:16 pm

From the blogpost:

No evidence so far has definitively linked the White House to the agency’s actions.
According to a partial transcript released by House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and House Ways and Means chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.) ....

On Wednesday, Cummings released additional transcripts in which Cincinnati IRS employees, some of them self-described Republicans, say they knew of no political motivation or White House involvement in the process.
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Gee, Neddy ahd Huck, how come you didn't quote that part of the blogpost?
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Re: BO's IRS Targets Political Enemies

Postby Talon Newsman » Wed Jul 17, 2013 7:17 pm

I am so looking forward to getting my hopes up over this all over again!

If my fellow Republicans and I spin this right, this could be just as damaging to the Dems in next year's midterms, as the Clinton impeachment was in the 1998 midterms!
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Re: BO's IRS Targets Political Enemies

Postby Huckleby » Wed Jul 17, 2013 7:22 pm

Stu Levitan wrote: Neddy ahd Huck, how come you didn't quote that part of the blogpost?


No need to read the blog since the intent was to imply that the lawyers cited were connected to the White House, that the trail was leading up, up, up. They are IRS people.
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Re: BO's IRS Targets Political Enemies

Postby Rich Schultz » Mon Jul 22, 2013 5:29 pm

Huckleby wrote:
Stu Levitan wrote: Neddy ahd Huck, how come you didn't quote that part of the blogpost?


No need to read the blog since the intent was to imply that the lawyers cited were connected to the White House, that the trail was leading up, up, up. They are IRS people.


"Wilkins, who is one of only two Obama appointees at the IRS..."

"IRS Chief Counsel William Wilkins met with Barack Obama in the White House two days before the IRS released its criteria to target Tea Party groups.

The Obama appointee implicated in congressional testimony in the IRS targeting scandal met with President Obama in the White House two days before offering his colleagues a new set of advice on how to scrutinize tea party and conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status.

IRS chief counsel William Wilkins, who was named in House Oversight testimony by retiring IRS agent Carter Hull as one of his supervisors in the improper targeting of conservative groups, met with Obama in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on April 23, 2012. Wilkins’ boss, then-IRS commissioner Douglas Shulman, visited the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on April 24, 2012, according to White House visitor logs.

On April 25, 2012, Wilkins’ office sent the exempt organizations determinations unit “additional comments on the draft guidance” for approving or denying tea party tax-exempt applications, according to the IRS inspector general’s report."
http://dailycaller.com/2013/07/22/embattled-irs-chief-counsel-met-with-obama-2-days-before-writing-new-targeting-criteria/#ixzz2ZnsCWtyZ
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Re: BO's IRS Targets Political Enemies

Postby snoqueen » Mon Jul 22, 2013 8:41 pm

You're a day late and a dollar short. The guidelines targeted groups all across the political spectrum. Better luck with your next scandal. This one crashed and burned some time ago.
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Re: BO's IRS Targets Political Enemies

Postby fennel » Mon Jul 22, 2013 9:04 pm

snoqueen wrote:You're a day late and a dollar short. The guidelines targeted groups all across the political spectrum. Better luck with your next scandal. This one crashed and burned some time ago.
Not so fast! I hear the IRS was targeting the Benghazi embassy with Employer Mandate Drones.
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Re: BO's IRS Targets Political Enemies

Postby Rich Schultz » Mon Jul 22, 2013 9:32 pm

snoqueen wrote:You're a day late and a dollar short. The guidelines targeted groups all across the political spectrum. Better luck with your next scandal. This one crashed and burned some time ago.


You wish.
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Re: BO's IRS Targets Political Enemies

Postby fennel » Mon Jul 22, 2013 9:38 pm

Rich Schultz wrote:
snoqueen wrote:You're a day late and a dollar short. The guidelines targeted groups all across the political spectrum. Better luck with your next scandal. This one crashed and burned some time ago.

You wish.
↑ (For posterity's sake.) ↑
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Re: BO's IRS Targets Political Enemies

Postby Stu Levitan » Thu Aug 01, 2013 6:00 pm

"I've never said it leads to the White House," Rep. Issa lied.

Nice summary here.
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Re: BO's IRS Targets Political Enemies

Postby Rich Schultz » Fri Aug 02, 2013 3:49 am

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Re: BO's IRS Targets Political Enemies

Postby david cohen » Fri Aug 02, 2013 7:35 am

Just cause you say it, that don't mean that it's so. These phony scandals are a cottage industry among the haters. Use your energy for something productive for christ sake.
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Re: BO's IRS Targets Political Enemies

Postby wack wack » Fri Aug 02, 2013 8:23 am



Yes, and in court yesterday Ariel Castro gave a report about how he's not a monster.

if you want others to accept the validity of House Republican behavior, try finding a report that isn't produced by House Republicans.
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Re: BO's IRS Targets Political Enemies

Postby Sandi » Fri Aug 02, 2013 10:59 am

Only a lefty with no knowledge past talking points would compare Ariel Castro to committee Chairman Dave Camp.

Have another cup of kool-aid.
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Re: BO's IRS Targets Political Enemies

Postby jman111 » Fri Aug 02, 2013 11:07 am

Uh-oh, Sandi's attacking someone instead of the message. That means she's "beat".
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Re: BO's IRS Targets Political Enemies

Postby Stebben84 » Fri Aug 02, 2013 11:10 am

Sandi wrote:Only a lefty with no knowledge past talking points would compare Ariel Castro to committee Chairman Dave Camp.

Have another cup of kool-aid.


I guess all you have is to attack the messenger and not the message. Where have I heard that before?
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