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Is the IRS scandal about to explode in Obama's Face?
Examiner.com ^ | 7/19/2013 | Steven H Ahle

Posted on 07/20/2013 5:08:04 AM PDT by Red Statements

Newly released information shows a very close relationship between President Obama and his man at the IRS, who delayed the Tea party applications. William Wilkins is a long time donor to the democratic party and once fought a case against the IRS in which he defended Jerimiah Wright and the Trinity Church in 2008.

Wilkins was a registered lobbyist for Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr since 1988, and was also a member of the Tax Practice Group, where he counseled nonprofits on compliance. As a lobbyist, he spread money around to both republicans and democrats, but Wilkins worked for the democrats from 1981 to 1988 as democratic counsel for the Senate Finance Committee.

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1 posted on 07/20/2013 5:08:04 AM PDT by Red Statements
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To: Red Statements

explode? maybe. But not in his face. He’s slicker than Teflon Bill.


2 posted on 07/20/2013 5:10:09 AM PDT by cableguymn (The founding fathers would be shooting by now..)
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To: cableguymn

“He’s slicker than Teflon Bill.”

With all due respect, one doesn’t have to be that slick when the media have your back. This whole administration, like the Clinton administration, has operated in a shielded environment


3 posted on 07/20/2013 5:16:43 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Excellence

srbfl


4 posted on 07/20/2013 5:19:03 AM PDT by Excellence (All your database are belong to us.)
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To: Red Statements

What will be interesting will be to see if he spent as much time in the White House as the IRS head, whether those meetings overlapped, and who else was present.


5 posted on 07/20/2013 5:23:39 AM PDT by saganite (What happens to taglines? Is there a termination date?)
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To: Red Statements

No.


6 posted on 07/20/2013 5:28:25 AM PDT by airborne (MY HEROES DON'T WEAR CAPES. MY HEROES WEAR DOG TAGS ! ! !)
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To: Red Statements

Not if he can get the usual suspects to riot first.


7 posted on 07/20/2013 5:28:26 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Red Statements

Naw, it won’t “explode” in Obama’s face. The media will back him when he simply says, “I heard about it like you did when I read it in the newspaper. I knew nothing about it.”


8 posted on 07/20/2013 5:28:58 AM PDT by From The Deer Stand
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To: Red Statements

These people excel at breaking the law right in front of your face while no one notices. Isn’t it obvious that this man received a quid pro quo for quaffing the Trinity Church hubbub?


9 posted on 07/20/2013 5:30:06 AM PDT by ez (Muslims do not play well with others.)
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To: Red Statements

Will the public take time off from talking about justin beaber’s uncivilized bathroom habits and pay attention to the agency that can take all their money and send them to jail?


10 posted on 07/20/2013 5:30:56 AM PDT by I want the USA back (If I Pi$$ed off just one liberal today my mission has been accomplished.)
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To: I want the USA back

No they won’t. Obama made sure of that by doing his 20 minute standup routine on Trayvon.


11 posted on 07/20/2013 5:35:04 AM PDT by csmusaret (Will remove Obama-Biden bumperstickers for $10)
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To: Red Statements

Is the source your blog?

Did you recently change your FR screen name?


12 posted on 07/20/2013 5:36:19 AM PDT by Jacquerie (To restore the 10th Amendment, repeal the 17th.)
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To: saganite
What will be interesting will be to see if he spent as much time in the White House as the IRS head, whether those meetings overlapped, and who else was present.

How refreshing it is to read someone who can actually connect the dots for a change and doesn't drone on about how "teflon" Obama supposedly is, like some around here do and mistakenly think they're cynicism actually passes for received wisdom.

FReegards!


13 posted on 07/20/2013 5:38:05 AM PDT by Agamemnon (Darwinism is the glue that holds liberalism together)
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To: Red Statements
In the 70's I worked with a fellow who quit a good job as an engineer to become an aid to Detroit mayor Coleman Young. When Young's sludge hauling scandal broke, this guy took the rap for Young, and was jailed for several years. (Detroit sludge hauling graft is still going full steam ahead, with Representative Conyers' wife sitting in jail for it as this is written.) Meanwhile, the Coleman Young rep is still a representative for the current Detroit mayor, Bing.

The point being, if an employee of a mayor is willing to accept years in jail to protect the mayor, just imagine the control a president has over those willing to protect his legacy. Don't be surprised if silence prevails.

14 posted on 07/20/2013 5:48:51 AM PDT by norwaypinesavage (Galileo: In science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of one individual)
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To: Red Statements

couldn’t happen to a nicer guy


15 posted on 07/20/2013 5:49:31 AM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: Red Statements

No. It doesn’t matter what he does.


16 posted on 07/20/2013 6:01:12 AM PDT by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to thoe tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Red Statements

Obama is untouchable....he is black, liberal, lawless, and has the media complete support....

...and a gutless, feckless, craven opposition....


17 posted on 07/20/2013 6:04:06 AM PDT by Popman
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To: cableguymn

I hate to say that NOTHING will come if this. Nixon was hounded out of office for mere trifles in comparison. There are scores of reasons to impeach Obama, but no one in Washington or the media gives a rats posterior. I fear that Obama will bit by bit grab more power and eventually become dictator and will be met by nothing more than shrugs from the GOP.


18 posted on 07/20/2013 6:04:46 AM PDT by The Great RJ (construction)
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To: cableguymn; Red Statements
"He’s slicker than Teflon Bill.

Obama has pigmentation immunity. Nothing will harm him.

19 posted on 07/20/2013 6:04:50 AM PDT by Baynative (Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.)
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

This time, however, the media has been silenced through threats and assassinations so it includes the so-called “conservative” media and pundits as well. The country is literally being run by a regime mafia, equipped with all the authority and secret weapons of the United States of America. Until those threats are dealt with and disabled, this is truly NOT a free country.


20 posted on 07/20/2013 6:05:22 AM PDT by butterdezillion (,)
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To: Red Statements

No.

It takes someone to stand up and PROSECUTE.

We have nobody willing to do that.

Besides, the IRS ‘thing’ was AGES ago, newswise, wasn’t it???
Ancient history!


21 posted on 07/20/2013 6:06:44 AM PDT by joethedrummer
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

They’re sittin’ on powder keg of many tyranny actions... thus the DemWits and their media “Lewinskis” are doing their damn best to keep pouring “Trayvon water” on this and other Obama kindling.


22 posted on 07/20/2013 6:25:48 AM PDT by FiddlePig
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To: Red Statements
No. The only thing that might overcome the MSM’s protective cordon around the affirmative action clown president is the voice of the people and far too many people aren't aware enough to sense any particular concern.

No, what WILL take down this pretender (and us as well) is a Benghazi that doesn't go away. A crisis ongoing that falls to the president to manage and from which he cannot hide.

Of all the leaders in the world OURS has never been in any sense, tempered, tested or tried. He has overcome no resistance to achieve anything. There has been in his ENTIRE LIFE no process of forging internal resources or Leadership skills. Events will reveal this pretender before the end of his second term.

23 posted on 07/20/2013 6:26:20 AM PDT by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: norwaypinesavage

Web Hubble?

and on the flip side

Vince Foster?

It is dangerous to be “near” that kind of power (and evil).

Don’t kid yourself (you know better too) but Hillary is as evil as Obozo, a pretty big order.


24 posted on 07/20/2013 6:27:20 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: TalBlack

“Events will reveal this pretender before the end of his second term. “

From your mouth to God’s ear (I know he does not need to hear it, he already knows)


25 posted on 07/20/2013 6:29:20 AM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Baynative

Bingo.
Because of that he can get away with anything.
Call it reparations or whatever, no one will hold him accountable.
And in the end it will be all George Bush’s fault anyway.


26 posted on 07/20/2013 6:33:22 AM PDT by Texas resident (Watch the other hand.)
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To: Texas resident

“Because of that he can get away with anything.
Call it reparations or whatever, no one will hold him accountable.”

I suspect the demand to pay reparations is coming. Probably after the 2014 elections, particularly if the Democrats capture the House. McCain, Graham, and Rubio will be at the front of the line to vote for it. Even if the Democrats don’t control the House, Obama will ask for reparations so he can paint the House Republicans as racist if they refuse to go along. There is no downside to making this an issue in 2015.

Reparations are the perfect weapon for a Marxist intent on destroying the nation:

1) Fires up racial divisions by levying a tax on one race to pay out to another race. This completely rips apart what is left of the social fabric of the country.
2) Ensures minorities will vote Democrat forever
3) A massive tax to pay the reparations would destroy the economy.
4) Completely draws attention away from all of the other anti liberty executive actions of the bureaucracy.
5) Accomplishes his goal of “equalizing” wealth.
6) Sets the precedent for future wealth equalizing taxes by the federal government to benefit specific groups.


27 posted on 07/20/2013 6:43:58 AM PDT by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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To: Red Statements; All

FLashback: Obama said he found out about it on the news like most of us did!

Obama: If true, IRS scandal is ‘outrageous’

http://video.foxnews.com/v/2378547666001/obama-if-true-irs-scandal-is-outrageous/


28 posted on 07/20/2013 6:54:34 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Red Statements

Newly released information.
Wonder who didn’t get the pay off ? look like Barry is going to get the kiss off.


29 posted on 07/20/2013 6:57:19 AM PDT by Vaduz
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To: pieceofthepuzzle

Maybe, but the Clinton’s knew how to keep throwing bones to the opposition to keep them off-center, in line, and moving with them. Zero and crew are amateurs in comparison, burning the ship around them to forward their anti-US, pro-global, racist agenda. I’m confident old barry-boy and company has a bugout plan in place should things go south for them, but I’m also sure the Clinton’s and their backers are PO’d that barry is sacrificing their future for his current agenda-pushers power grab. I also suspect there is a bigger power-play being made here, that would “cut” out all others who aspire to the throne. I hope I am wrong, but I’m keeping my options open...


30 posted on 07/20/2013 7:01:00 AM PDT by Dubh_Ghlase (Therefore, send not to know For whom the bell tolls, It tolls for thee.)
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To: butterdezillion

The problem is exactly “who” would be dealt with. obama reads what’s on the teleprompter. Sometimes, when he’s high, he might hem and haw a while. But there are much bigger folks calling the shots.


31 posted on 07/20/2013 7:02:27 AM PDT by VerySadAmerican (If you vote for evil because you can't see evil, you ARE evil!)
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To: norwaypinesavage
The point being, if an employee of a mayor is willing to accept years in jail to protect the mayor, just imagine the control a president has over those willing to protect his legacy. Don't be surprised if silence prevails.

Lets not forget the power to pardon upon leaving office. Lets hope convictions come after this administration is gone.

32 posted on 07/20/2013 7:08:46 AM PDT by whodathunkit (DOJ + NSA + IRS = DNI)
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To: Red Statements

Most Americans just don’t care if a Democrat president is dirty. It’s a sad state of affairs when lapses of character, constitution shredding and corporate welfare trump conservative values. Add Obama’s enablers in the media and you have a president who really can’t be touched.


33 posted on 07/20/2013 7:14:33 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: Smokin' Joe
Not if he can get the usual suspects to riot first.

BINGO!

34 posted on 07/20/2013 7:27:47 AM PDT by LALALAW (one of the asses who's sick of our "ruling" classes)
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To: Baynative

If a local crime in Sanford can bring a certain race en masse out into the streets, can you imagine the race revolution if anyone tries to disturb one hair on the Fuhrer’s head?


35 posted on 07/20/2013 7:37:59 AM PDT by A'elian' nation ("Political Correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred." Jacques Barzun)
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To: Smokin' Joe

Which might be why he gave that “I am St. Skittles” speech.


36 posted on 07/20/2013 7:38:13 AM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: Red Statements

Takes one “fellow traveller” in a senior political appointment position to corrupt and entire agency


37 posted on 07/20/2013 7:49:14 AM PDT by Steven Tyler
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To: norwaypinesavage

I still contemplate this type of corruption, and possible solutions.

The Politican rarely goes to jail for his malfeasence. The Politicans can spend obscene amounts of money to get re-elected and they are never accountable.

I hear Levin pointing to term limits, two terms and you are out. That, unfortunately can lead to a machine politics system where new politicians are beholden to the same union/pupetmaster


38 posted on 07/20/2013 7:55:26 AM PDT by Steven Tyler
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To: Agamemnon
How refreshing it is to read someone who can actually connect the dots for a change and doesn't drone on about how "teflon" Obama supposedly is, like some around here do and mistakenly think they're cynicism actually passes for received wisdom.

Yup.

I'm so sick of the defeatist drones around here.

Not sure why they even log in. It would be better if they didn't.

39 posted on 07/20/2013 8:07:18 AM PDT by FreeReign
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To: FreeReign; Agamemnon

Yes to both of your comments.

I went on a binge a while ago replying to people who constantly post comments like ‘It’s hopeless nothing will ever change nothing will touch him we lost they win” etcetc.

You’ll notice that often such people post that defeatist all is lost stuff constantly.

Makes you wonder about their motives.


40 posted on 07/20/2013 8:10:07 AM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Dubh_Ghlase
“to forward their anti-US, pro-global, racist agenda.”

I am in complete agreement with that statement. Actually, this is so deeply entrenched in who and what they are that what we see as overt is actually the tip of the iceberg. That what we are seeing is their ‘cleaned up’ version for public consumption is scary.

Obama’s world view is the typical sophomoric drivel that gets spoon fed to the susceptible by pathetic leftist university faculty every day. He never matured beyond that, and it feeds his narcissistic need to believe that he is one of the brightest and most educated people in the world, and that he knows what's best for the world.

Unlike most people who, when confronted with activist ideological university professors just thought of them as ‘the weird uncle in the basement’ who they had to appease long enough to pass their class, people like Obama actually believed and integrated that crap into their core being.

Narcissists who have the need to feel like the future of the world depends personally and specifically on them are particularly vulnerable to this. Obama fits that description to a T.

41 posted on 07/20/2013 8:19:01 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Red Statements

No. He’s black, and therefore immune form any type of repercussions.


42 posted on 07/20/2013 8:23:09 AM PDT by onedoug
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To: Red Statements

Larry Sinclair explode in his face - hopefully this IRS scandal will damage his political career...


43 posted on 07/20/2013 8:47:12 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: Red Statements

Hell no. The only thing that explodes in Obamas face is Reggie Love


44 posted on 07/20/2013 8:48:18 AM PDT by The_Sword_of_Groo (My world view is accurately expressed in the lyrics of " The Fightin' Side of Me")
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To: From The Deer Stand

Good article here:

THE SATURDAY ESSAY
July 19, 2013, 7:09 p.m. ET

Rise of the Warrior Cop

Is it time to reconsider the militarization of American policing?

By
RADLEY BALKO

On Jan. 4 of last year, a local narcotics strike force conducted a raid on the Ogden, Utah, home of Matthew David Stewart at 8:40 p.m. The 12 officers were acting on a tip from Mr. Stewart’s former girlfriend, who said that he was growing marijuana in his basement. Mr. Stewart awoke, naked, to the sound of a battering ram taking down his door. Thinking that he was being invaded by criminals, as he later claimed, he grabbed his 9-millimeter Beretta pistol.
[image] Sean McCabe

The police say that they knocked and identified themselves, though Mr. Stewart and his neighbors said they heard no such announcement. Mr. Stewart fired 31 rounds, the police more than 250. Six of the officers were wounded, and Officer Jared Francom was killed. Mr. Stewart himself was shot twice before he was arrested. He was charged with several crimes, including the murder of Officer Francom.

The police found 16 small marijuana plants in Mr. Stewart’s basement. There was no evidence that Mr. Stewart, a U.S. military veteran with no prior criminal record, was selling marijuana. Mr. Stewart’s father said that his son suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder and may have smoked the marijuana to self-medicate.

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323848804578608040780519904.html


45 posted on 07/20/2013 8:48:52 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Red Statements

No. I have zero confidence in the House or Senate to do their jobs.

It’ll be a lot of kabuki theater and nothing else.


46 posted on 07/20/2013 8:52:13 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: VerySadAmerican

Doug Hagmann says he traced the original media threats back to George Soros, David Axelrod, and Rahm Emanuel. I’d bet money that Valerie Jarrett, if given truth serum, could tell us a lot, as could the known criminal, attorney Bob Bauer.

For some reason, nobody is willing to go there. Could be the dead bodies that are piling up...


47 posted on 07/20/2013 8:52:25 AM PDT by butterdezillion (,)
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To: KeyLargo

I would have more sympathy for Mr. Stewart if he wasn’t growing marijuana in his basement.


48 posted on 07/20/2013 8:56:46 AM PDT by karnage
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To: little jeremiah; FreeReign

Yeah... Maybe Issa needs to have JUST ONE MORE hearing where blatant malfeasance, treason, and blatant criminality are on display...

THEN The House GOP will get off it’s ass.

If they haven’t by now, it’s because GOP leadership has been compromised. Nothing will change until leadership is changed.

Only two ways to do that. Voting or assassination.

By my best guess, Tea Party has one more election before the gloves come off completely.


49 posted on 07/20/2013 8:58:12 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: TalBlack

He’s exposed. Problem is, half the Country doesn’t care.


50 posted on 07/20/2013 8:59:14 AM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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