Skip to comments.Administration Defends Siccing Auditors on Political Opponents
Posted on 07/29/2012 1:06:01 PM PDT by John Semmens
Reports that Romney donors may be subject to special audits by federal agencies were brushed off as no big deal by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner this past week. One targeted businessman, Frank VanderSloot, says that since donating a million dollars to presidential candidate Mitt Romney he has been notified by both the IRS and the Department of Labor that they will be looking into his records.
I dont know what VanderSloot is so worked up about, Geithner said. Using federal agencies to put some heat on those opposing the President has a long tradition in American politics. FDR did it. LBJ did it. Nixon did it. You cant blame President Obama for exploiting every asset he has to protect himself from his enemies.
VanderSloots confidence that his company will pass the audits didnt faze Geithner. Either way, he still has to endure the burdens of compliance, Geithner observed. Thats extra time and money coming out of his pocket. It also serves as an example to others who might be contemplating aligning themselves with those trying to oust the President from office.
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Sounds just like ‘em.
Folks it’s satire . . . but it’s accurate.
This regime is beyond evil and contemptible.
America can’t afford this socialist-communist, politically correct, bastion for homosexuals, arrogant and narcissistic regime full of assorted wierdos busily burying this nation any longer!
Next will be the jack booted fascist thugs.
You always catch me out.........clever.
This maybe satire...but it’s also a good job of mind reading.
Geithner may not have spoken the words out loud. But I’d place a sizeable bet that those words rumble around in his mind.
Another one right on the mark John.
So, so. But, you know that’s what they were thinking.
Gawd. Do you tell people the endings to movies and books too?
I usually wait until after 15th or maybe 20th suckuh before I even hint about John.
just the current lie
Only if the ending is in the title (Semi-News/Semi-Satire). And if there is a point to be made . . . and if the assumption is rather obvious.
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