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IRS hearings: “This scandal is not
over. The lying has not stopped.”

Human Events, by John Hayward

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/7/2014 11:38:47 AM

Cleta Mitchell, attorney for an assortment of Tea Party groups that received very special attention from Barack Obama’s politicized Internal Revenue Service, lowered the boom on what she described as a “sham, non-existent” Justice Department investigation of the scandal during House Ways and Means Committee hearings on Thursday: (Video) "I want to make three primary points here today,” said Mitchell. ”First, the IRS scandal is real. It’s not pretend, it’s real. Number two, the IRS scandal is not just a bone-headed bunch of bureaucrats in some remote office contrary to what the President of the United States told the American

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: The Advocate, 2/7/2014 12:08:02 PM     (No. 9723210)

Lois Lerner needs to be brought back and forced to testify and stripped of her pension.
She waived her 5th amendment rights when she gave her speech.
The IRS criminals -and yes they are criminals must be prosecuted as such.
Demand a Select Committee for Benghazi and IRS.
Nixon was forced from office for much less.
Time to abolish IRS union that donates almost exclusively to Dems.
Obamacare is going to be enforced by IRS by the same woman who abused taxpayers - the cancer is spreading throughout the government and must be treated aggressively.
Start by firing all 16000 IRS agents hired for the Obamacare TAX.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 2/7/2014 12:13:07 PM     (No. 9723218)

The press will continue to cover up this scandal.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ramona, 2/7/2014 12:28:44 PM     (No. 9723246)

I stayed up late last night to watch the entire hearing on C-Span. Your blood will boil when you see how the Dems mistreated the witnesses. Tammy Duckworthth(less) told Catherine Engebrecht that it was about time her company got investigated by OSHA.

Cleta Mitchell had a great line - she was being interrogated by one of the Dems who was trying to prove that she was just a partisan Republican hack. Cleta got to tell him that she was once a Democrat state legislator and she added "That was before I realized that they were the part of the Government, not the People."

None of the Dems returned after the break, and they didn´t have a single witness from a leftist organization that has been oppressed or targeted by the IRS.

Ramona (the Pest)

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Reply 4 - Posted by: The Architect, 2/7/2014 12:56:03 PM     (No. 9723299)

Loved watching Trey Gowdy take apart the Administrations arguments. He looks a little squirrly, but you gotta love the way he goes after them.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Periwinkel, 2/7/2014 1:10:41 PM     (No. 9723317)

Finally. Someone who will push this until she gets action for her clients. Cleta has more internal fortitude than the whole government combined.

It won´t be long before she is audited.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JoniTx, 2/7/2014 1:43:44 PM     (No. 9723355)

I did the same thing #3....agree heartily; blood was boiling. Too bad it hasn´t had national coverage by our so-called ´media´.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: stablemoney, 2/7/2014 3:11:41 PM     (No. 9723519)

I wanted to watch this hearing on my computer but CSpan´s new website was apparently designed by the same people that did Heathcare.gov as System Error is the only thing I get.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Coy860, 2/7/2014 3:19:32 PM     (No. 9723527)

America cannot survive a Government that oppresses the People. At present the conservatives are under the gun, how will democrats feel when their ox is being gored?
And to think the American Revolution started over a tax on TEA !
The Obama/democrats are crushing us, breaking laws and using their power to abuse us.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: EnsignOToole, 2/7/2014 3:54:49 PM     (No. 9723579)

For the President of the United States to tell the American people there isn’t a “smidgen of corruption” about this scandal is a lie, an objectively false statement. He didn’t say “yes, there were violations of the law, but I was not aware of them at the time, and I will ensure they are thoroughly investigated and prosecuted.” He denied these crimes took place at all, and it is simply not credible that even this incredibly inept and willfully ignorant President was completely unaware of them. He’s so lucky he’s not a Republican, and this scandal wasn’t about abusing power to target liberal groups; his caricature as a tyrant, liar, or at best bumbling ignoramus would already be written into popular culture.

Thank you Cleta for speaking out, and thanks to John Hayward for the excellent article. This article sums up exactly what I think. If I wasn´t already a TEA Party member and advocate, I would be now.


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Reply 10 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/7/2014 9:34:28 PM     (No. 9723935)

Put orange jumpsuits and connected bracelets on them until they feel compelled to answer.

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