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IRS planned secret new rules to justify
targeting tea party groups two years
ago, reveals bombshell email

Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 2/5/2014 6:01:18 PM

Republicans clashed with the Internal Revenue Service´s new commissioner Wednesday in a Capitol Hill hearing that featured the unveiling a document indicating that the agency planned as early as 2012 to change its rules in a way that justified singling out tea party groups for special scrutiny. [Snip] ´Don’t know who in your organizations is keeping tabs on c4s,´ Madrigal wrote, quoting an election law blog and referring to the 501(c)(4) tax-exempt groups that were the subject of the tea party targeting scandal, ´but since we mentioned potentially addressing them (off plan) in 2013, I’ve got my radar up and

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 2/5/2014 6:06:41 PM     (No. 9720995)

Not a smidgen.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Cat Ballou, 2/5/2014 6:13:48 PM     (No. 9721009)

Drag that Lerner woman back before Congress and throw her fanny in jail if she doesn´t sing like a bird.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nimby, 2/5/2014 6:22:56 PM     (No. 9721023)

Smidgeon + Smidgeon + Smidgeon + Smidgeon + Smidgeon.............

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Reply 4 - Posted by: 1976Ag, 2/5/2014 6:36:31 PM     (No. 9721046)

Who has the cajones to stand and fight these crooks?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: CEP, 2/5/2014 7:10:34 PM     (No. 9721079)

When is someone going to be held accountable for this kind of behavior? Why do those in Washington DC pretend to get outraged, hold some faux hearing then forget about it the next day. We the people are fed up with the antics of those who are in Washington DC. Elections cannot come soon enough, if you are an incumbent I hope you are voted out.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: fayebeck, 2/5/2014 9:21:35 PM     (No. 9721192)

obama answered all questions in that O´Rielly "interview". Nothing burger.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Shells, 2/5/2014 9:47:19 PM     (No. 9721212)

Oh my goodness. I must be running a dangerous fever.
For a minute I thought this was a NYT bombshell.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: binthere_dunthat, 2/6/2014 3:58:04 AM     (No. 9721322)

Oh Oh! Another steaming pile of Obama regime droppings that the media will need to be careful to avoid any scrutiny thereof.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Trigger2, 2/6/2014 6:18:57 AM     (No. 9721367)

Not a smidgen of corruption - Pinoclio (sp)said so. So what if his nose is 10 feet long now.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: slab, 2/6/2014 7:15:44 AM     (No. 9721410)

I take exception to the headline. The IRS didn´t plan this, they implemented it. The planning happened at the top.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Arby, 2/6/2014 7:26:43 AM     (No. 9721426)

´But this can´t be,´ say the lo-fo´s, ´because the president said there wasn´t a smidgen of corruption.´

Liars, cheaters, thieves. If we can´t impeach them we´ll have to vote them out. Meanwhile, where is that Lerner woman? Time to put her before the cameras again.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: quantumman, 2/6/2014 7:28:59 AM     (No. 9721429)

#10 is correct - in legal parlance it is analogous to Charlie Manson planning and ordering the Tate/Labianca hits and the Manson family implementing the plan as ordered by Charlie himself. They were all guilty of the same crime.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Freeloader, 2/6/2014 7:58:29 AM     (No. 9721450)

"Top Aide To Former IRS Chief Reportedly Logged Hundreds Of White House Visits"
FoxNews.com
June 21, 2013

Not a "smidgen of corruption"?...Evidently, the hoodlums presently "occupying" The White House, think us right-wing "Bible thumpers" and "bitter clingers" out here in flyover country just fell off the back of the turnip truck!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: pineledger, 2/6/2014 8:00:31 AM     (No. 9721454)

That "smidgen" comment was such a fey attempt at piling on.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Melody, 2/6/2014 8:14:10 AM     (No. 9721466)

´´A smidgen here, a smidgen there, pretty soon it all adds up.´´ I love that comment on the home page. Was that you, Lucianne?

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Reply 16 - Posted by: M2, 2/6/2014 8:16:40 AM     (No. 9721468)

What kind of real man uses the word "smidgen", anyway?

Viz the article, The Plan to destroy the Republican Party was hatched in earnest the moment Obama decided to run for POTUS, if not before. His handler, (Soros?) was funneling money into destroying America while O was still chooming.

O, Wordsaber and Cool Dude from the ´hood with a perfectly crafted imaginary resume` and an utter lack of conscience, was the perfect shiny new candidate.

Well, the race card has now been overplayed by the media and by O, who is persona non grata, as is his entire Administration. America will engage in the Slump Heard ´Round The World and will heave a monumental sigh of relief when he leaves the White House. The Democrat Party, not the Republican Party, will be crippled beyond restitution.

The Democrats can thank O for their upcoming collapse and for the fact that America will never vote for another black Democrat for POTUS -- ever -- unless they steal the election, like the last time. However, Democrats can take solace in the fact that Hillary is just as good as a black president, if not better. She´s a two-fer: A liberal, a liar, and a slime bag. Okay, a three-fer.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: eoddad, 2/6/2014 8:19:34 AM     (No. 9721470)

This has the potential to unravel the Obama Admin, and lead right into Obama´s office if someone would start looking and call them out when Obama starts obstructing. SPECIAL PROSECUTOR with a smidgen of integrity could take these marxist down and put a bunch of Democrats in jail.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Grambo, 2/6/2014 8:23:49 AM     (No. 9721477)

Washington makes Sochi look well run.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: peterfleming, 2/6/2014 9:40:36 AM     (No. 9721603)

There exists a decades old, vast book of rules for the IRS, according to past historians journalist reports.
Picking off, punishing, terrorizing conservative pro freedom groups will be revealed in the book of rules.
At risk of life, truly, a Snowden - like, is out there, contemplating, the first giant truths to be revealed in 2014. It´s only a speculation, what are Vegas odds in these breakout times ?

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 2/6/2014 9:44:27 AM     (No. 9721608)

Poster #2 writes ´´Drag that Lerner woman back before Congress and throw her fanny in jail if she doesn´t sing like a bird.´´

And NOT one of those ´resort´ jails that crooked politicians usually get, but a REAL jail, right there in D.C. along side of her lo-fo, criminal equals.


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Reply 21 - Posted by: Guard SGT (ret), 2/6/2014 10:08:49 AM     (No. 9721650)



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Reply 22 - Posted by: Guard SGT (ret), 2/6/2014 10:13:42 AM     (No. 9721658)

Free speech to the Democrats is when only their supporters are allowed to mindlessly repeat their lies.

All truth is to be banned.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Felixcat, 2/6/2014 10:25:05 AM     (No. 9721687)

Attacking and digging up dirt on your political enemies is SOP for the Democrats. Look at how the Clintons went after Paula JOnes, Kathleen Wiley, et al. Remember how the state of Ohio tax office went after Joe the Plumber?

The only thing smidgen is the stuff inside Obama´s head.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: RancherJack, 2/6/2014 10:30:57 AM     (No. 9721701)

Republican Hierarchy: "Meh. Let them eat cake .."

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Reply 25 - Posted by: nimby, 2/6/2014 10:39:38 AM     (No. 9721718)

Nothing that we did not know or suspect about IRS. The question still remains what are they going to do about it? Do the house republicans have the cajones to cut off funding for IRS?

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Reply 26 - Posted by: marthaville, 2/6/2014 10:44:49 AM     (No. 9721731)

Maybe Obama was actually saying there was no one named Smidgen working at IRS.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Franz, 2/6/2014 10:45:20 AM     (No. 9721733)

Targeting your political opponents for harassment so that they cannot be heard is not corruption, it is just good old Chicago-style politics as usual.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 2/6/2014 10:53:58 AM     (No. 9721748)

Only Congress can `fix` the IRS; but they won`t do it.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: artlover, 2/6/2014 11:45:53 AM     (No. 9721803)

As doppy Hillary says "what difference does it make????" No one will do anything about it. Obama is getting away with anything he wants to do to this country. We just sit here and listen, there is nothing we can do ----nothing. Just forget it......

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Reply 30 - Posted by: fed-up, 2/6/2014 11:52:40 AM     (No. 9721814)

Anyone interested there is a congressional hearing right now about IRS targeting Tea Party groups. There have been a few hot exchanges, and Im sure more coming. It is obvious the Dems on the committee have there plan how to handle it... show how minorities were targeted too(30 yrs ago) and how outraged they all should be about that! Im so sick of them. Only THEY can be victims of government overreach. Despicable. Watch it on CSPAN now.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: bugboy, 2/6/2014 12:21:50 PM     (No. 9721863)

It´s becoming increasingly difficult to trust a government that consistently lies to it´s citizens, spy´s on its citizens, turns local law enforcement into quasi military units ala Nazi Brown shirts & SS, and continues to buy billions, yes billions of rounds of ammunition.

I fear for the freedom of Americans!

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Butch59, 2/6/2014 1:07:50 PM     (No. 9721921)

Isn´t it about time for that revolution I have consistently called for? If so where do I sign up?

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Japanorama, 2/6/2014 2:19:20 PM     (No. 9722040)

I´m not sure we won the Cold War.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: lencu255, 2/6/2014 2:51:08 PM     (No. 9722088)

Guys, you still believe (and I mean Lucianne.com as well) whatever the commies/fascists say or write?
Ask me about any topic and I will give you THE answer. IRS? Of course, they planned it. Are there any government tools they (leftist radicals) are NOT using to grab the power and screw the regular people as much as possible?
I am from former USSR and we discussed it at length. If they can make our lives more miserable they will do it in a blink of an eye. And at the same time will blame everybody else for that, specifically, the people who still have a milligramm of soul left. Read David Kahane´s book The Rules for Radical Conservatives. It is fun to read and it explains what the fascists/commies have for us in the nearest future


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Reply 35 - Posted by: Sheepfarmer, 2/6/2014 2:52:22 PM     (No. 9722090)

Well, I´m glad the Daily Mail covered this and an Ldotter posted it, otherwise I never would have seen it. Shame on our press.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: chicodon, 2/6/2014 3:54:49 PM     (No. 9722163)

If you haven´t seen this clip please view and pass on. It needs to go viral.

Not a smidgen. Right.

What is not covered here is that Elijah Cummings played a major part in targeting her. She is suing him.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xxcMKtsm5BU

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Shucky, 2/6/2014 11:20:09 PM     (No. 9722668)

It is no longer a free society when the party in power uses the force of government to suppress the political activity of opponents. Their name "Democrat" is a lie, just like most things they claim about themselves. They have a Stalinesque mindset, the antitheses of the principles which so many died fighting for.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: Bla Bla, 2/7/2014 2:55:04 PM     (No. 9723488)

Who knew there are so many "bone-headed" attys out there able to write new IRS tax rules????

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/19/2014 9:29:17 AM     Post Reply
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Thursday that a family of dissident ranchers and their supporters in his home state of Nevada are ´domestic terrorists,´ citing this week´s standoff with the federal government´s Bureau of Land Management. Cliven Bundy has refused to pay grazing fees for land where his hundreds of cattle roam every day. The land is owned by the federal government, which says he owes more than $1 million. Bundy, however, insists that since his family has been using the land since the 1870s, Uncle Sam can´t collect the grazing fees. A tense standoff developed this week after

Ted Cruz, Invoking Reagan,
Angers GOP Colleagues
but Wins Fans Elsewhere

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Wall Street Journal, by Monica Langley    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/19/2014 8:09:17 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON--Rushing to an afternoon vote last month, Sen. Ted Cruz hopped the underground tram to the U.S. Capitol from his office across the street. The Texan planted his black ostrich cowboy boots in the middle of the small subway car without getting so much as a nod from the other senators--Republican or Democrat--amiably chatting or huddled in their seats. Mr. Cruz finds himself standing alone a lot these days. His response to the cold shoulders: "The establishment despised Ronald Reagan" before he became president, "but the people loved him." For the 43-year-old Republican, the Reagan name illuminates his political life´s

Deadbeat on the Range
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New York Times, by Timothy Eagan    Original Article
Posted By: Pluperfect- 4/18/2014 3:52:52 PM     Post Reply
Imagine a vendor on the National Mall, selling burgers and dogs, who hasn’t paid his rent in 20 years. He refuses to recognize his landlord, the National Park Service, as a legitimate authority. Every court has ruled against him, and fines have piled up. What’s more, the effluents from his food cart are having a detrimental effect on the spring grass in the capital. Would an armed posse come to his defense, aiming their guns at the park police? Would the lawbreaker get prime airtime on Fox News, breathless updates in the Drudge Report, a sympathetic ear from Tea Party Republicans?

White House asks American parents to
monitor their children for signs of terrorism

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Daily Caller, by Eric Owens    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/19/2014 5:50:04 PM     Post Reply
In a speech earlier this week, Lisa O. Monaco, President Barack Obama’s assistant for homeland security and counterterrorism, insisted that American parents must be vigilant because their “confrontational” children could be on the verge of becoming terrorists. Monaco’s full, prepared text is available here. She presented the speech, entitled “Countering Violent Extremism and the Power of Community,” at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government on April 15. Monaco began her remarks by eloquently describing the lives tragically lost last year during the Boston Marathon bombings. Interestingly, the Harvard grad failed to mention the religion or the motive of brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan

Ann Coulter takes up ‘Mitt
Romney for President’ chant again

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 4/18/2014 7:03:28 PM     Post Reply
Conservative columnist Ann Coulter — who used her talk show platform in the last presidential election cycle to campaign hard for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney — has taken up the mantra once again, calling on Republicans to give the failed White House bidder another shot in 2016. She made the suggestion during a discussion on Sean Hannity’s radio show while speaking of her new book, “Never Trust a Liberal Over 3-Especially a Republican.” Ms. Coulter also addressed the question of Mr. Romney’s shortcomings by saying that his 2012 loss wasn’t entirely his fault. “I think too much blame, not only in this

You lie! Reporters accuse Obama
of deception, demagoguery just
to get attention

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Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/18/2014 9:28:24 PM     Post Reply
Prominent Washington correspondents are accusing President Obama and his aides of knowingly stretching the truth on issues like the so-called women´s pay gap just to create controversy and keep issues -- and the president -- relevant. Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus kicked off the attack last week when she blasted as “demagoguery” the administration´s tactics during the pay gap debate. “The level of hyperbole -- actually, of demagoguery -- that Democrats have engaged in here is revolting,” she wrote. CBS White House Correspondent Major Garrett then weighed in this week in his National Journal


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