At House hearings this week witness after witness recounted how the IRS harassment of conservatives continues.


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Working for the Democratic Party: At House hearings this week witness after witness have recounted how the IRS harassment of conservatives continues.

“I want to make three primary points here today,” said Mitchell. ”First, the IRS scandal is real. It’s not pretend, it’s real. Number two, the IRS scandal is not just a bone-headed bunch of bureaucrats in some remote office contrary to what the President of the United States told the American People on Sunday. And, number 3, the IRS scandal is not over. It is continuing to this day. And the Department of Justice Investigation is a sham. It is a nonexistent investigation.”

The article also notes that Obama’s claim that there is not a “smidgen of corruption” about this scandal is a lie, especially since the IRS began this story by admitting it had acted improperly in targeting conservatives, and had made this admission after the then IRS head had told Congress that no improper targeting had taken place. (In other words, he lied in sworn testimony to Congress.)

More information about this week’s on-going IRS hearing in the House can be found here. I have also posted below the fold some of the testimony of Cleta Mitchell and Catherine Engelbrecht. Watch it. Their description of the government attacks on conservatives is quite horrifying.

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8 comments

  • Jwing

    Think about this: These hearings give us revelations into conspiracy by government officials among senior IRS and Treasury Department bureaucrats as well as by those at OSHA, EPA, and the FBI.

    Don’t forget the abuses we saw this fall at the WWII monument, Mount Rushmore and Mount Vernon by NPS officers during the “government shutdown” as well and the unending EPA regulations and State Department meddling into the Keystone Pipeline project. This makes Watergate look like amateur hour.

    So,…Where are the Pulitzer Prize winning journalists?????????????? Only the sound of crickets chirping is evident.

  • wade

    I hate that this site has turned to such a political flavor , yet It is a Very Serious Topic. These talks here and Elsewhere reminds me of quiet personal talks conducted in Russia 20 some odd years ago

  • Publius 2

    There are many topics we all wish we could pursue instead: movies, literature, the Olympics, other sports, our families, the wonders of the natural world. But our beloved country is under assault by a band of criminals. Yes, criminals. They break our laws on a daily basis, lie with straight faces and arrogant postures, steal the fruits of the labors of honest men and women, and aspire to control every aspect of our lives. We cannot remain silent about this. We must fight back. If not, America is doomed.

  • Cotour

    I think the word in 2014 you are looking for is “Reparations”, that is the justification in the minds of the liberal / Marxist / the Obama true believers for the destruction of the America we know. Longer term I believe that this has the potential to shake out where America is stronger rather than weaker, the things that are going on today as an extension of the last 60 years of social policy will in time be proven to be fraudulent and must be rejected.

  • PeterF

    I agree, The United states is stronger than any group of Chicago gangsters. (Whatever happened to Tony Rezko?) The constitution WILL survive much to the dismay of this bunch, and we will be stronger for it. My prediction is that this presidency will result in Progressive Marxism being exposed as the failure that it always must be. Eventually progressivism will be totally rejected by western civilization ushering in a new renaissance age dominated by some form of libertarian capitalism. Unfortunately, there are still a large number of United Stations (the proper term) who can’t or won’t see the danger until they have personally been harmed. The “nudge” isn’t working, and they are starting to “shove”. Soon they will progress (pun intended) to “shoot” I weep for my children and fear that I and many others will not be around to see the new dawning of enlightenment once this feverish holdover from the twentieth century is vanquished. But I draw hope and strength from the belief that this is all part of God’s plan.

  • Jwing

    You are spot on PeterF. The geniuses who founded this country knew this day could come and allowed for its remedy in the constitution under Article 5. All people ultimately yearn for liberty and happiness and socialism under its many guises has and will ALWAYS fail epicly.

  • Orion314

    All very nice sentiments and hopes. However, it is based on the idea that there are at least enough lawmakers and those in power that actually believe in the the COTUS and the spirit of law. I have not seen a shred of evidence in the last 50 years to support that premise. Thomas Jefferson said , for a very good reason, that the “tree of Liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants” every 20 yrs or so…

  • Cotour

    And so you see the emergence (and villification) of the Tea Party, the peoples response to to the abuses of those politicians you identify.

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