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IRS Mess
Time Magazine, by Joe Klein

Original Article

Posted By:DaddyO, 5/12/2013 10:52:58 AM

The Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups is outrageous. Those who did this should be fired immediately. That’s obvious. It continues a slovenly week for Barack Obama. The President has been very proud of the absence of scandal in his administration, and rightly so. The inability of his opponents to find any significant corruption in the historic $800 billion stimulus package was a real achievement, given the speed of the payout. None of his top aides have been caught up in taking bribes while in office

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Wow.. simply amazing. "We at the media are proud of not covering scandals like Fast and Furious, Solyndra, wasteful stimulus, and Bengazi."

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: pearlyjo, 5/12/2013 11:11:39 AM     (No. 9322690)

You´ll reap what you sow Joe.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: eoddad, 5/12/2013 11:14:34 AM     (No. 9322693)

Klein knows the truth, but is still playing defense for Obama thugs. Solyndra (and Many More), Fast and Furious, 99% District vote counts, threats against whistle-blowers, refusing to answer Congressional inquiries on a host of issues, an Atty General who has been impeached and Klein claims so little CORRUPTION. How do these guys look at themselves in the mirror. Maureen Dowd uses the standard old line Both Parties do it, its just politics. May their papers continue to see declines in advertizing sales and the complete collapse of their share prices.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: addicted_to_coffee, 5/12/2013 11:23:39 AM     (No. 9322705)

Its easy to avoid scandal if no one is looking

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dwa, 5/12/2013 11:26:10 AM     (No. 9322708)

No corruption in the stimulus -- what about payback for unions like the teachers union, green energy companies that have gone bankrupt with our money etc etc. The fact that the likes of Kline and the rest of the MSM covers for Obama doesn´t mean there isn´t corruption

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Reply 5 - Posted by: stonepony, 5/12/2013 11:28:27 AM     (No. 9322710)

I am not sure if joe is the biggest lapdog zero has or not.........he has to rank near the top of any list.... M$m wonders why no thinking person believes them.........go figure.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Distorted, 5/12/2013 11:32:51 AM     (No. 9322720)

Massive billion dollar pay-offs to campaign contributors in any one of numerous categories such as the moldering dumps of green industries scatered across the horizon does not count as corruption to Obamanistas like Klein.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: slickbgone, 5/12/2013 11:45:51 AM     (No. 9322742)

Take a bow, Joe. Barry wouldn´t be a depraved dictator if it weren´t for apologists like yourself.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: stablemoney, 5/12/2013 11:53:47 AM     (No. 9322751)

The liberals think they can fake outrage at this and change the subject from all the other Obama scandals.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: dvc, 5/12/2013 11:55:50 AM     (No. 9322757)

Claiming the cause of all the evil spewing out if this administration is just "slovenly" incompetence is still just providing cover. Klein is a propagandist. Once denying that anything bad is happening isn´t working anymore, the procedure is to explain how it really wasn´t Zero´s fault, just a failure to control a few individuals. Lies are Joe´s stock in trade, and he is fairly good at it.

As to the core issue - IRS doing political supression against conservatives, this has to be punished HARD if there is any hope to prevent it in the future. Making excuses and just firing IRS agents responsible is absolutely unacceptable. Jail time is necessary to put some PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY inside that agency.

Unless people go to jail, the stakes for individuals in the IRS are small and it will quickly happen again. People will risk loss of a job pretty easily. Less so jail time and a criminal record.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Cardsfan, 5/12/2013 12:03:45 PM     (No. 9322776)

I cancelled my subscription to Time years ago. Still get emails and letters saying they want me back. I politely reply that they had their chance to get it right and failed, and they continue to do so.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: fritzilou, 5/12/2013 12:22:24 PM     (No. 9322824)

What absence of scandal??????? With a press like we have in this country, scandal has become an non investigated issue. Until the faces of the press are rubbed into the scandal, they refuse to espouse on it. The press is on trial.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: artman1746, 5/12/2013 12:44:57 PM     (No. 9322863)

Klein takes the view as most liberals. See no evil, hear no evil and speak no evil. Therefore no scandles exist. What a laugh.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Bobn.T, 5/12/2013 2:11:15 PM     (No. 9323007)

Right so???

My a**.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Bobn.T, 5/12/2013 2:12:34 PM     (No. 9323011)

Too fast with the fingers...

Rightly so?
My A**

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Reply 15 - Posted by: billkoch, 5/12/2013 2:42:13 PM     (No. 9323075)

I believe this is only the tip of the iceberg. If the media were doing its job, who knows what else is out there. I always remember Harry Truman´s plaque that said the THE BUCK STOPS HERE. If the IRS folks should be fired, should not o be fired also? What do you think Joe?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Udanja99, 5/12/2013 7:10:55 PM     (No. 9323346)

Say what? Even zippy´s vacations are scandals.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: dragonslayer2, 5/12/2013 7:48:14 PM     (No. 9323372)

Who originated the program to target tea party members? I think an enterprising Republican House committee should start asking IRS agents at the lowest level and take the inquiry up the line until they expose the culprit whose idea it was. Where do you suppose it would lead?

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