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The IRS goes after Breitbart

Working for the Democratic Party: The IRS has targeted conservative outlet Breitbart News for an audit.

Though of course this audit could have been randomly picked by the IRS, if you believe that I have a bridge in Brooklyn I’d like to sell you. This is obviously an attempt by the Obama administration and its flunkies working at the IRS to harass another one of their opponents. For example, the audit notice demanded

a litany of documents, including logs of its receipts and expenses, but also its partnership agreement and a “written narrative” of the business.

From this statement by Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) it turns out the IRS has also requested “personal income tax returns for each member of the company.” Consider that for a moment. Such a request suggests a fishing expedition by the IRS which will be followed by further audits of these individuals.

Conscious Choice cover

From the press release: In this ground-breaking new history of early America, historian Robert Zimmerman not only exposes the lie behind The New York Times 1619 Project that falsely claims slavery is central to the history of the United States, he also provides profound lessons about the nature of human societies, lessons important for Americans today as well as for all future settlers on Mars and elsewhere in space.

Conscious Choice: The origins of slavery in America and why it matters today and for our future in outer space, is a riveting page-turning story that documents how slavery slowly became pervasive in the southern British colonies of North America, colonies founded by a people and culture that not only did not allow slavery but in every way were hostile to the practice.  
Conscious Choice does more however. In telling the tragic history of the Virginia colony and the rise of slavery there, Zimmerman lays out the proper path for creating healthy societies in places like the Moon and Mars.


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  • Chris Kirkendall

    Disgusting – you’d think after already having been caught in the current ORS scandal targeting Conservative non-profits, they’d have learned their lesson & back off. Obviously, they think they’re entirely justified in doing this. Shameful, disgraceful, abhorrent, disgusting – I always seem to run out of adjectives to adequately describe this loathsome Regime…

  • Chris Kirkendall

    OOPs – meant “IRS scandal” – obviously…

  • David M. Cook

    Why doesn’t the House suspend funding for the entire IRS? This would be an huge wake-up call to everyone working there that their paychecks may be endangered. Nothing like taking away money from someone to make them behave lawfully.

    I’m still waiting for IRS personnel to go to jail. No, I’m not holding my breath!

  • ken anthony

    Criminal organizations (D) do not behave lawfully. They coordinate to do unlawful things. This is war, but only one side is fighting. The other side occasionally notices but then ‘gives benefit of doubt’ where there is no doubt.

    Meanwhile we pretend that voting matters.

  • wodun

    I don’t think back off is in their dictionary considering Lerner was colluding with the DOJ to imprison people after the IG report, that the actions against the victims are still on going, and that the DOJ is coordinating document leaks and political attacks with congressional Democrats.

  • Chris Kirkendall

    I don’t think back off is in their dictionary…

    Good point!

  • Chris Kirkendall

    Why doesn’t the House suspend funding for the entire IRS?

    Good idea ! ! Probably couldn’t be done for one (silly) reason or another – but I like the concept…

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