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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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locomotive

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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locomotive

Jun-21-13 7:54 AM

To you, I suppose it would be.

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locomotive

Jun-20-13 10:24 PM

Racism

Is that all you have, willgrr?

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archiebald

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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Missy1

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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centerfield

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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centerfield

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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MattRothchild

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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Missy1

Jun-17-13 10:15 PM

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

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Missy1

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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Missy1

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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centerfield

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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centerfield

Jun-17-13 7:51 PM

"*******news.yahoo****/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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locomotive

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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MattRothchild

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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Missy1

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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