According to the testimony of IRS agents to a House committee investigating the IRS scandal, the harassment was specifically aimed at conservative groups.


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Working for the Democratic Party: According to the testimony of IRS agents to a House committee investigating the IRS scandal, the IRS harassment was specifically aimed at conservative groups.

“Only seven applications in the IRS backlog contained the word ‘progressive,’ all of which were then approved by the IRS, while Tea Party groups received unprecedented review and experienced years-long delays. While some liberal-oriented groups were singled out for scrutiny, evidence shows it was due to non-political reasons,” according to the Oversight staff report, which was obtained by The Daily Caller.

I think the basics of this scandal need to be restated again: The Obama administration, in league with Democrats in Congress, used the IRS to harass their political opponents. They didn’t do it because they had some honest desire to improve IRS operations, they did it to do direct harm to people they disagreed with in order to increase their own power.

If they do not suffer for this corruption of power, we, the free people of the United States, will suffer far more in the coming years.

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  • Cotour

    Obama would never have knowledge of such actions, other people must have done that and the president is suffering their misdeeds. If indeed that is what happened, that’s probably just a biased Republican interpretation of the events. As the president has stated “my administration will be THE most transparent administration, that is my commitment to you, the American people”. (sarcasm, for those reading this who do not know me)

    Morality is what is always presented, but strategy is always of paramount importance, to the cost of morality and all else. Is this to be considered corruption or strategy and politics? I do not believe that the people will demand the most extreme penalty, Obama gets a pass because of the unique situation he finds himself. What will be the only remedy to these abuses of power? The end of his administration.

    See and hear Jonathan Turley testify before Congress about the abuses of power perpetrated by this administration:

    http://legalinsurrection.com/2014/02/law-prof-us-is-at-constitutional-tipping-point/

    PS: What makes his testimony significant is that he is a Liberal who properly understands the Constitution and how its intent is to counter balance the nature of man, which is to abuse power. Obama does not disappoint, they all do it but he takes it to a new level.

  • john policeman

    Fox is reporting that L Lerner may face vote for contempt charge based on evidence.

  • Cotour

    And it will be referred to the Dept. of Justice, and where do you think it will go from there?

    This is the nether region between the law and politics, logic and pedestrian “justice” does not necessarily apply. Pedestrian justice exists outside of the Washington belt way, for you and I, inside the belt way a shade of gray exists in regards to what is and what is not “illegal”. This is where plausible deniability prevails and political agenda reigns.

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