Documents now show that IRS officials in Washington DC and California were also involved in targeting conservative organizations.

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Working for the Democratic Party: Documents now show that IRS officials in Washington DC and California were also involved in targeting conservative organizations.

IRS officials at the agency’s Washington headquarters sent queries to conservative groups asking about their donors and other aspects of their operations, while officials in the El Monte and Laguna Niguel offices in California sent similar questionnaires to tea-party-affiliated groups, the documents show.

The IRS tried at first to make it sound as if only low level employees in Ohio were involved. That lie isn’t standing up very long.



  • D. K. Williams

    The more layers of the onion that are peeled, the uglier it gets. Even liberal news outlets are starting to slam this administration. And, for once, I’m not hearing Bush blamed for everything that is going wrong,

  • Pzatchok

    This is what happens when the Democrat lies come to roost. Even Nixon did go this far.

    I’m talking about he constant lies of the past 40 years.

    It took lies to teach the teachers.
    Then those lies were taught to students who intern became the next politicians and teachers. And came up with even more lies.
    Those lies were taught to the next group and so on. Until we come to today.

    A one time action by one person 50 years ago becomes the totality of the enemies activities. All the republicans did it, so obviously its ok for these collage kids who took over to go ahead and feel fine doing it.

    Its the attitude that its ok to do something as long as the other guy did it needs to be corrected.
    The attitude that as long as your intentions were goo and correct then no matter what you do to gain that goal is ok also. This needs to be fixed.

    I have head another similar one directly out of the democrat mouth of small business owners.
    Those bast-rd republican/capitalists/bankers/big business men cheat on their taxes and lie so that what I have to do to make a profit.
    He was cheating on his taxes and cheating his customers. Selling refurbished equipment as new. Paying his employees from two other company checkbooks and records.

  • Pzatchok

    Sorry meant to say Even Nixon didn’t go this far.

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