Conservative journalist obtains evidence the IRS audited him because of his political views

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Working for the Democratic Party: A conservative journalist and strong critic of the Obama administration has obtained evidence through a Freedom of Information request that strongly suggests the IRS audits against him were ordered by the Obama administration and possibly a Democratic senator because of his political views.

My IRS auditor wrote into the margin of my file that he spent hours researching my political views. How chilling is that revelation? It sounds like the KGB, Stasi or even the Gestapo.

An IRS audit that required researching my political views clearly wasn’t a “normal random audit.” I was targeted for my political views. My civil rights were clearly violated.

The reason it may have taken the IRS fourteen months to turn my IRS files over to Judicial Watch [despite being required to do so in 30 days] is that they state a United States senator from Oregon was involved. At the time both senators from Oregon were Democrats. But only one, Ron Wyden, was chairman of the Senate Finance Committee with oversight over … the IRS. Could Ron Wyden have been the Democrat senator involved in my case?

There is a lot more at the link. Read it all.


  • wodun

    He wasn’t the only one and I get why the media isn’t investigating the persecution of individuals who spoke out against Obama but why haven’t the congressional Republicans started investigating this?

  • Max

    Why indeed? Perhaps their fingerprints are all over this? They can’t do anything about it without exposing their involvement. Can you imagine what would happen if it was exposed that Republicans and the Democrats have been using unlawful and illegal means, helping each other to stay in power of the richest country in the world? I believe that for the past hundred years, the Progressives have been running a charade that has net them trillions in profits…

  • Cotour

    Yeah, but do they have full video with sound of the Senator and the IRS investigator sitting together at dinner at a Chpilote’s wearing name tags conspiring and making the plan to abuse their power against him? Hah?

    I didn’t think so.

    (sarcasm alert for Edward)

  • wodun

    Obama could come out and say he personally ordered it and Democrats would find a way to say that doesn’t count as proof.

  • Cotour

    The “there was no quid pro quo” is what you here from those defending anyone in these circumstances, like Hillary and all of her and her husbands, what IMO seems to be racketeering and should be investigated and prosecuted under the RICO statute, antics.

    There is rarely any video or evidence of any formal qid pro quo between those who would do such things, but people know how to get the money or the actions to who needs to get it. Maybe in Abscam there was such evidence.

    So when you here such defenses when there us such obvious and blatant conflicts of interests you know excuses and cover is being fabricated for the accused offenders.

  • David M. Cook

    I’m from Portland, Oregon and I watched Ron Wyden’s political career from the beginning. He firmly promised senior citizens that he would protect Medicare, but that was clearly a lie. His entire political career has been a series of lies and he has worked to promote socialism and defeat our Constitution. He needs to be removed from office.

  • Based on my experience living in New York and Maryland, my question is whether any of the Oregon liberals you know who have always voted for Democrats without thinking will consider changing their votes and go with the Republican?

    I suspect none. Until the close-minded Democratic electorate abandons its marriage to the Democratic Party we can expect no change, and in fact will instead see things continue to get worse, as these power-hungry and corrupt Democratic politicians take advantage of their guaranteed votes to abuse their power.

  • jburn

    David and Robert,
    it’s far worse than you think. Wyden is effectively the 3rd Senator from New York. This is only possible because urban Oregon is so blindly democrat.

    His real home is in New York.
    His children live in New York
    His wife lives in New York.
    Oregon is just a distant plantation used to grow and harvest votes.

    Wyden should put the Oregon condo he owns (to meet residency requirements), for rent on airbnb because it’s always vacant.

  • David M. Cook

    WOW! That’s very interesting information. I would dearly love to confront this cheap hustler with a fierce campaign against him, detailing his sordid life in Congress where he launched several attacks on Oregon’s economy, but I would need the support of the Republican party, and I doubt I would get it!

  • Edward


    Thanks for the sarcasm alert, but I think that you were serious that there is no video, a-la James O’Keefe.

    Fortunately, paper trails are still valid evidence. They were good as evidence before video and O’Keefe, and they still are.

    Abscam was a bit different, where investigators (posing as Arabs, thus the “Ab” in the title) stung businessmen and public officials (including US Congressmen and a US Senator) for corrupt activities, and they were able to hide cameras within rooms in which they held some of their meetings. There is no sting operation for the IRS fiasco, just records and any witnesses that they can convince to come forward.

    Although video cameras were harder to hide on clothing, at the time of Abscam, there were videos made of some of the meets. My understanding is that Abscam is the first sting to use videotape (consumer video cameras were a new technology at the time) to record corrupt government officials accepting bribes.

    It seems to me that since the elected politicians aren’t making headway on this scandal, it is up to the victims to expose as much of the corruption as possible. Once enough evidence of high-level (Congressional, and maybe White House) wrongdoing is exposed, we will see whether the US public is willing to apply the same standards as were applied to Watergate.

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