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IRS criticism continues

June 17, 2013

Democrats in Congress may well be facing a test of whether their allegiance is primarily to Americans and the nation’s ideals — or party loyalt....

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Jun-22-13 3:14 PM

Politico 6-20-13

"From the beginning of the scandal, lawmakers have tried to gauge whether left-leaning groups were given the same sort of scrutiny. Most testimony shows they weren’t. "Although (Holly) Paz told the Oversight panel that despite the nickname 'tea party cases,' IRS employees were instructed to review all political cases, including liberal advocacy groups. "That runs contrary to what (Elizabeth) Hofacre — the person actually reviewing the cases — told investigators. "Hofacre said she 'was tasked to do tea parties' only and never once reviewed a left-leaning group. And although some screeners sent liberal groups her way, she just 'sent those back to the specialists or the general inventory … because my function was to develop tea parties.'"

So is Politico covering a real story or not?

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Jun-21-13 10:33 AM

Ron....even though I wholeheartlessly disagree with you.....I do sincerely thank you for your Veterinarian service to our great Democraticacy......

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Jun-21-13 7:54 AM

To you, I suppose it would be.

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Jun-20-13 10:24 PM


Is that all you have, willgrr?

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Jun-20-13 5:27 PM

No, I was not implying anything.....I just feel I could maybe earn a lot of extra bucks....and at the same time, not make our Democrat Party look bad as being "rich". And, btw, I was born of the wrong party to be k k k, as I was a Republican and now am a Democrat. As we all know it was Democrats that were K K K. Thank goodness we left that behind and now only feel we should keep those people as only slaves to the vote of our Democrat Party. Whatever that takes....

But back to the question, willy, do you own that billGARRblog? I think you saw a shiny object and got off track....

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Jun-20-13 10:27 AM

Even tho I now disagree with any form of transparency, now that I am a solid member of the Democrat Party.....but a question of BillGARR, and just for curiosity sakes only. willyg, are you the blogger that has the BillGarrBlogsite? Could I make a lot of money if I set up such a site? I promise I wouldn't report the income, because we do need to keep our number of the "rich" down in our Democrat Party.

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Jun-19-13 2:56 PM

So the IRS checked on some TPers,SO what! Isn't That what the IRS's people do????.

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Jun-19-13 1:40 PM

IRS Bonus Babies get $70M in Bonuses Despite Scandal. It only gets better and better. Time to get rid of this IRS and their Unions.

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Jun-18-13 11:17 PM

For all you bloggers, do you ever wonder why hypocrite dusty uses so many posts to bloviate. How many posts are made back to back to back and are one to three sentence blogs. He gets paid by the number of times he blogs. Oh, and as to content, he has none. All his and the right wing opinions. You are a fake, hypocrite Dusty. look at the last three- just two minutes apart and few sentences. Yep, paid blogger.

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Jun-18-13 12:45 PM

Shouting again, hypocrite dusty. I am so glad that we have someone like you who has a handle on these war situations. Must be all that combat experience you had. I am sure you had all the facts on Benghazi so you could make the call or criticize those who did. Oh, I don't believe you figured out that Tripoli is in a hostile foreign country as well and the airport is not secured. Thus, you would send fighter jets in there to refuel without knowing whether it was a trap or not. Yep, you are a military planner. By the way, I don't believe that Syria was mentioned until you brought it up. Oh, what the heck, just a few things left out. Why not shout some more. We all know what intellect you don't have.

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Jun-18-13 8:35 AM

Ooooh, looks like someone got under VERITAS' skin. Sounds like they've already decided who they'll stand with...

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Jun-17-13 10:15 PM

Now that is the answer, I understand from your party.

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Jun-17-13 9:50 PM

And the rest who agree with the IRS, take up line dancing, maybe you can dance with them when they come visit. Or maybe you could hire the speaker, that was the Happy Person Speaker, for the IRS.

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Jun-17-13 9:31 PM

Yea WillGarr, but they did not shut down the White House to the American People. You certainly have a problem with White People and Black People. I am talking about the President of the United States.

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Jun-17-13 7:54 PM

h t t p : / / without the spaces was the first x out item and the second was . c o m without the spaces. Just for clarification.

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Jun-17-13 7:51 PM

"***********/democrat-irs-testimony-shows-no-white-house-involvement-162842119.html" ----Yep, loco, there was a tad of criminal behavior involved in this. It mainly involved the organizations getting tax exempt status and then violating the regulations of that agreement. Now, that was the crime. Oh, and the citation above came from Reuters News and was out a couple of days after your USA article. But, who is counting. By the way, did you like how Issa tried to control who testified and who got their testimony released. Heard anything lately from Issa the Hun? Nope, as with the other garbage stuff from you obstructionist, you are "full of sound and fury, signifying NOTHING."

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Jun-17-13 7:04 PM

So the IRS has done nothing wrong? All the allegations are false? This story is now a wrap?

June 7, 2013 usatoday . com/story/news/politics/2013/06/07/irs-scandal-unanswered-questions/2400065/

One news organization says there are "unanswered questions." I don't think USAToday is known for its conservatism, is it?

I hope this story plays out to the end, in spite of administration apologists.

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Jun-17-13 6:02 PM

"And in fact, the inspector general responsible for investigating the IRS, Russell George, agreed with Miller that no laws were broken when the conservative groups were targeted.

“It is not illegal, sir, but it was unusual,” George said.

Which means that, in the end, it’s quite possible nobody will go to jail for what happened at the IRS." Washington Post May 18

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Jun-17-13 3:13 PM

It sure is nice to see people go out of their way to defend blatant criminality.

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Jun-17-13 1:20 PM

I see we "taxpayers" will now being sending Obama and family, bodyguards, special vehicles, to Africa. We can't let American's visit the White House, but we can afford Africa. Insane.

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Jun-17-13 10:40 AM

rahi, I took out all the commas, and I, for one, feel it was very difficult, to understand, I hope you would come together, with me, on that one, but I do feel if they would have just left one comma out, we could have moved forword, together,,,,,

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Jun-17-13 9:54 AM

"All politicians are suppose to represent the American people regardless of the issue. I don't foresee you commenting when the Republicans work overtime to battle the Democrats. I thought reporters weren't suppose to be biased either! Oh wait - you OWN this whatever it is!"

Comment on same opinion piece.

Seems that readers have the same opinion of papers throughout the Newspaper's Chain of rags. This one taken from Fort Dodge, IA "Messenger"

One other point. I don't know everything about grammar and syntax, but does the writer over use commas? Or, is it, just me?

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