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Today’s blacklisted American: Christian nonprofit denied tax exempt status by IRS because such teachings are “partisan Republican”

Moses: A Republican Party lobbyist, according to the IRS
Moses: A Republican Party lobbyist, according to the IRS.

Blacklists are back and the IRS has got ’em! The IRS has denied a Christian nonprofit tax exempt status because it has deemed such “Bible teachings are typically affiliated with the [Republican Party]” and are therefore partisan.

From the IRS denial letter:

“Specifically, you educate Christians on what the Bible says in areas where they can be instrumental including the areas of sanctity of life, the definition of marriage, biblical justice, freedom of speech, defense, and borders and immigration, U.S. and Israel relations,” read a letter from IRS Exempt Organizations Director Stephen Martin to Christians Engaged, a nonprofit group seeking tax-exempt status. “The Bible teachings are typically affiliated with the [Republican Party] and candidates. This disqualifies you from exemption under IRC Section 501(c)(3).”

Heh. Well, at least the IRS has now admitted the satanic nature of the Democratic Party. According to this IRS official, only the Republican Party supports such biblical teachings as the ten commandments. The Democratic Party is opposed to this, which makes being Christian or Jewish a partisan political position.

Of course, the IRS itself is very partisan, as the article at the link notes:

Lea Patterson, who serves as counsel with First Liberty Institute, … pointed out that the IRS has allowed tax-exempt status for other similar organizations in the past, including a nonprofit group started by former first lady Michelle Obama called When We All Vote.

While Michelle Obama’s organization touts itself as working to encourage all people to vote, it is really a Democratic Party get-out-the-vote advocacy group. It focuses its effort in areas where the bulk of voters are Democrats, thus working to increase the vote for that party exclusively.

If this decision is allowed to stand, it means that almost all church groups will likely lose their tax exempt status. Their beliefs are certainly more aligned with the Republican Party and conservatives. The Democrats have made it very clear in the past decade that they oppose such ideas.

Moreover, this decision indicates that, as was done during the Obama administration , the IRS is now being weaponized as an outright Democratic Party operative, working to limit, hinder, and even shut down any organizations that might advocate positions favored by conservatives, while aiding in every way partisan Democratic Party allies.

None of this should be a surprise to anyone willing to pay attention to the actions of the Democratic Party for the past thirty years. Only recently have they been open and honest about it. They don’t want to do right, they want to obtain power, and will do whatever necessary to get it. And if you don’t believe me, consider the words of congressman Jamaal Bowman (D-New York) in pushing to get passed the Democrats most recent election bill (which by the way was defeated in the Senate) that was designed to put control of elections in the hands of the federal government and the bureaucrats in Washington (such as IRS hack Stephen Martin above). This is what Bowman said on CNN in advocating passage of the bill:

“If we deliver [this election bill], we maintain power in 2022. If we don’t and we show an inability to deliver, then we risk losing power and lose this moment in American history to really push a really progressive Democratic agenda..” [emphasis mine]

In other words, the Democrat election bill had nothing to do with establishing secure, valid, and trustworthy elections, but to insure insecure election rules that would allow the Democrats to cheat and thus guarantee victory.

As Bowman admits, they want power, and will do anything to get it, including squashing and destroying anyone who stands in their way. If you vote for Democrats, this is what you vote for, making you as much an intolerant power-hungry tyrant as them.

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18 comments

  • Col Beausabre

    “The Democratic Party is opposed to this, which makes being Christian or Jewish a partisan political position.”

    You can add in Islam, which is the third of the Abrahamic faiths, along with Judaism and Christianity.

  • Chris Lopes

    @Col Beausabre

    I seriously doubt the IRS will be doing this to Muslim groups or Christian churches aligned with Democrats. In the former case, they’d be accused of racism (yes, Muslim is not a race, but these things are beyond logic). In the later, it would be against the current administration’s interest.

  • Cotour

    I would have to disagree with that statement.

    While technically true, Islam gets a pass in regards to the founding of Western civilization. And that in the end is really what this is about destroying and recasting.

    Islam is more an insurgency.

    Its the Judeo / Christian philosophy that underpins the West, and more importantly America and its Constitution.

  • Cotour

    And its just a way to force the Right to spend money on lawyers to challenge in courts.

    Why? Because it is effective and slows down and frustrates Conservatives.

    And those in power in which ever agency is executing such un and anti Constitutional actions, in this case the IRS, know that there is no down side consequences to any of it.

    Now if Lois Learner was put in jail where she needed to be put for what she did, then that might be a different story. Its just legal chaos and confusion and frustration and an abuse of power. Nothing new here.

  • Gary in Transit

    Climate Change is the only government approved religion. The US Constitution is old and no longer relevant.

  • Alex Andrite

    Prepared or Preoccupied ?
    Guard your hearts !!

  • Edward

    Robert wrote: “this decision indicates that, as was done during the Obama administration , the IRS is now being weaponized as an outright Democratic Party operative, working to limit, hinder, and even shut down any organizations that might advocate positions favored by conservatives, while aiding in every way partisan Democratic Party allies.

    This isn’t a restart. The IRS has been doing this since 2010. It never stopped being a Democrat-partisan ever since it was weaponized to favor the Obama reelection. Other parts of the National Government have also taken partisan sides, such as the FBI and Department of (In)Justice.

    All this means is that the IRS is now willing to violate the First Amendment, as Church groups have been tax exempt in order to assure that the government was not prohibiting the free exercise of religion. Now it is doing just such prohibition. The IRS is also favoring the unorganized religion of atheism. In a Similar way, atheism is typically affiliated with the Democratic Party.
    https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/sep/6/obamas-party-says-no-to-god/

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muAVRGlLG98 (3 minutes; 2012 Convention platform)

    It is similar to Democrat Party claims that the American Flag shows bias toward Republicans over Democrats, as though Democrats are not patriots.

  • pzatchok

    Its amazing what a low level to mid level government official can do without repercussions to their job or life.

    Could you imagine if their could be sued for denial of service and forced to repay the victim?
    By the way this is exactly what they want to do to the police officers. Remove their qualified immunity.

    The little children in government knows their ruling will not hold up in court but they just want the victim to spend time and money in court.

    This is how much of the government works in Mexico. If you want a background check you have to pay for it. Not just a standard fee for the work but if you want it in anything under years you could pay a little mordita (or the bite) to the the government official and have it done in a week.

    I have made the payments a few times for different things in Mexico.
    I know of several US government officials and bureaucrats who take a bride around here.

    Get ready for it here in America.

  • Cotour

    ALL ROADS LEAD TO THE CONSTITUTION

    What is the appropriate response to the “Woke”, “Politically Correct”, “Highly Educated” and much “Smarter” than you or I, Critical Race Theory indoctrinated and so very superior Liberal now Leftist educators and school board members attempting to further indoctrinate the youth of America into their Socialist mind set?

    It just takes 5 minutes and one Brit. Well done! : https://youtu.be/Bx_vanmSnFk

    The Constitution structures the every day political warfare that Americans are required to participate in. And there in lies all hope for some rational and common sense in governance and freedom.

    “What is my simple definition of the Constitution without having to read one word of the document? (And I strongly suggest you read and understand it, it was written for you)

    Answer: The American Constitution is a social experiment in governance and the attempt to counter balance the nature of man (and woman) as it relates to the potential that exists in the abuse of power. And ensuring the governments respect for the individuals freedoms and rights. That’s it.” From: A Soldiers Family Prayer.

    All roads lead to the Constitution.

  • wayne

    Cotour–
    To which version of the Constitution, are you referring?
    The 16th Amendment for example, breached the taxation firewall, allowing for literally unlimited federal taxes. And the 17th Amendment rendered the federal Senate superfluous and stripped the State’s of their representation in Congress.

  • Cotour

    And still, it is the ONLY way.

    All roads lead to the Constitution.

    And, LAWYERS, COURTS AND MONEY.

    That is the way, and it is coming.

    Although as this gets hotter and hotter we must ask: To what ends will the powers in control right now go to thwart these efforts to reconcile the 2020 election and allow the Constitution to function as designed?

    A suspension of the Constitution based on: A zombie apocalypse? UFO “invasion” (Why has the UFO subject become so prevalent in the news recently?) Attempted assassinations by “White supremacists”? (That is very high right now in the media and the government narrative).

    S.O.M. establishes the real potential for such desperate actions to retain power. Do you think the Leftist Democrats running things are just going to raise their hands and give it all up as the Arizona audit rolls out and builds through Georgia and other corrupt states?

    All potentials exist.

  • wayne

    Malice & Hoppe on Physical Removal
    https://youtu.be/Yt0TWTVyY9Q
    3:42

  • Alton

    The IRS has been a Political Operations Agency for more than a Century, it did tax audits at the direction of Nixon……but as historian Amity Shales has published even the IRS head honcho kept most of the field agents from following Trickie Dick’s orders.
    LBJ used the IRS with almost reckless abandon!
    JFK, and his brother the Attorney General, used the Agency against the Mafia and the administration’s opponents; while the Newspapers watched, applauded and published nearly nothing about the misuse.
    The Greatest Criminal of IRS abuse was President Wilson, not only did he create the Professional Bureaucratic Machine, but used Departments of National Government to overwhelm the Opposition. He even used the Justice department to expell 650 Americans, including some of their lawyers from the USA. Their Passports and Citizenship were taken as they boarded steamships for deportation. Source: a Yale Law Professor.

  • Cotour

    Don’t really understand what all of the money being pumped into states by the Democrats is all about?

    Its about paying for reliable voters:

    Just received this from NYS:

    “Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that New York State will provide $25 million in child care scholarships to all essential workers starting June 23, 2021. Essential workers include first responders such as health care providers, pharmaceutical staff, law enforcement, firefighters, transportation workers, food delivery workers, grocery store employees and others. This is the first in a series of new investments to support working families and the child care industry through the federal Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act and American Rescue Plan Act.”

    Its all just a payoff, and if they were to get all they were asking for, $6 TRILLION, it would fund their party for the next 20 years.

    Its very simple, create the incentivized culture of dependency and then force the tax payer to pay for it it all to their detriment. And this is but one element, one layer of it. And there are many more.

    Very simple.

  • Alton

    The Source for Wilson’s Actions:

    Professor Akhil Reed Amar
    Professor of Law
    Yale University
    The Bill of Rights: Creation and Reconstruction

  • Gary in Transit

    This last week, Rudy Giuliani lost his NY law license for claiming fraud in the 2020 elections.. The law board
    said that he knowingly made false election claims. Giuliani wad not allowed to defend his actions.. This last point is the cancellation.

  • wayne

    Alton-
    Good stuff.
    (Don’t forget as well, he re-segregated the military & civil-service.)
    In the Alternate Post-Constitutional Universe–Wilson (and his power-crazed wife) would be dug up, re-animated, put on trial, dragged into the street, and promptly shot.

  • Gary in transit: In the queue for today.

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