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"Never apologize, never explain",
the IRS brazens it out

PJ Media, by Roger Kimball

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Posted By:Fiesta del sol, 6/21/2014 9:11:49 AM

There are plenty of circumstances in which that pithy imperative —variously attributed to Disraeli, Queen VIctoria, and sundry other worthies — wins my admiration. “Never apologize, never explain”: I like the blunt, no-nonsense aroma it exudes, the hinted-at announcement that there will be no wallowing in unproductive self-recriminations or manufactured displays of contrition. There is a reason, I think, that the motto seems traceable to Victorian times: an era when manly forthrightness still had a prominent place in the economy of public life. But context is everything. It is one thing to say “Never apologize, never explain” as an adjunct

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The GOP should be running ads consisting solely of Koskinen´s arrogant answers and the dem sycophancy. Straight up corruption and arrogance, and it´s easy to show the American people.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Coy860, 6/21/2014 9:18:24 AM     (No. 9894500)

Koskinen´s arrogant attitude should be motivation to prove him WRONG and find those emails. The recipients/senders of those emails may have had plenty of time to delete them, BUT were all their hardrives destroyed too?
Have the FBI confiscate Valerie Jarrett´s for starters. AND Eric Holder´s. Get Court orders, oh and water board Lois Lerner.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Coy860, 6/21/2014 9:19:49 AM     (No. 9894504)

P.S.
Every citizen gets one free pass from the IRS if they cannot find their old records.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ziel, 6/21/2014 9:24:35 AM     (No. 9894515)

It is not between Democrats, Republicans,Tea party, Unions, Media.
It is simply between bureaucrats and rest of us.
All of th

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Reply 4 - Posted by: alecto2, 6/21/2014 9:26:32 AM     (No. 9894520)

Defund, defund, defund

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bugboy, 6/21/2014 9:27:40 AM     (No. 9894523)

It is time to put the IRS out of business. They are a lawless department of a lawless administration.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: wtm, 6/21/2014 9:37:12 AM     (No. 9894542)

Flat tax, and NO IRS !!!!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: TakeBackAmerica, 6/21/2014 9:44:20 AM     (No. 9894559)

Are there never any consequences for these people?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: harleynyc, 6/21/2014 9:46:48 AM     (No. 9894564)

Koskinen is the most cartoonish villian since saddam.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Manbearpig, 6/21/2014 10:33:08 AM     (No. 9894620)

I thought I had lived long enough to see most everything, but the IRS Commissioner leaves me speechless. I have never seen such an arrogant SOB in my life! What a horses rear end. The committee needs to get the dirt on this jerk and run him out of office.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: dman, 6/21/2014 11:40:42 AM     (No. 9894688)

What a perfect time to push for repeal of the 16th Amendment, and replacing the income tax and IRS with the Fair Tax. One of the underlying premises of the income tax and "voluntary" filing (aka self-incrimination) was the integrity and apolitical nature of the IRS. That premise has been destroyed, and thus the IRS and its tax should be abolished.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: No Representation in CA, 6/21/2014 3:00:04 PM     (No. 9894881)

Darth Koskinen.

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