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Unbelievable: Obama’s new HHS nominee has tax problems too
Hot Air ^ | MARCH 31, 2009 | ALLAHPUNDIT

Posted on 03/31/2009 4:54:12 PM PDT by RobinMasters

And by “unbelievable,” I of course mean inevitable. Remember, she was the “safe” choice for HHS after Daschle got dinged for — that’s right — not paying his taxes.

By CBS’s count, this is the sixth nominee to have tax trouble. Yes, really.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Politics/Elections; US: Kansas
KEYWORDS: bho44; bhohhs; bo; corruptdems; democrats; hhs; sebelius; taxcheatparty; taxes; taxevasion

1 posted on 03/31/2009 4:54:12 PM PDT by RobinMasters
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To: RobinMasters

Actually, Democrats not paying their taxes— pretty believable. What’s unbelievable is that a radical abortion extremist like her got Brownback’s support. I also saw Bob Dole up there with her.


2 posted on 03/31/2009 4:55:38 PM PDT by exist
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To: RobinMasters
Argh you beat me to it.
Sebelius admits errors, pays $7,000 in back taxes
3 posted on 03/31/2009 4:56:03 PM PDT by aetheraddict
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To: RobinMasters

honestly all this means is that the tax code has gotten so complicated that almost anyone who fills out a return makes a mistake.

its the nirvana of big government: make the tax thing so complex and obtuse that every citizen ends up a criminal that can be prosecuted when convenient.


4 posted on 03/31/2009 4:56:45 PM PDT by beebuster2000
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To: RobinMasters

At least we know why they don’t have a hard time spending trillions upon trillions of our tax dollars.


5 posted on 03/31/2009 4:57:08 PM PDT by ScottinSacto
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To: RobinMasters

ChaChing! If Obama keeps nominating people for cabinet posts then the back taxes they’re forced to pay could take care of that deficit in no time.


6 posted on 03/31/2009 4:57:27 PM PDT by Non-Sequitur
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To: RobinMasters

Geez...do we have a running list of tax cheats appointed by Barry?


7 posted on 03/31/2009 4:59:54 PM PDT by Nephi (Like the failed promise of Fascism, masquerading as Capitalism? You're gonna love Marxism.)
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To: RobinMasters

See, you know how to LEVY taxes, you just don’t know how to PAY taxes and that’s really the most important part of taxes, the paying. Anybody can just levy them.


8 posted on 03/31/2009 5:00:21 PM PDT by samtheman
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To: RobinMasters

Obama to America: Suckas!


9 posted on 03/31/2009 5:00:53 PM PDT by sappy
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To: RobinMasters

Obama might get better caliber folks if he were to hire directly from our prisons.


10 posted on 03/31/2009 5:02:24 PM PDT by Gator113 (For America to Survive, Obama Must Fail..... Obama=Failure in Chief with the Audacity of Dope.....)
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To: RobinMasters

What’s “unbelievable”? I thought failure to pay your taxes was a job requirement to be in Obambi’s cabinet.


11 posted on 03/31/2009 5:05:35 PM PDT by Robwin
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To: RobinMasters
This crap is beyond unbelievable. I hope the entire media establishment wakes up one day without jobs. They are the ones who let 0bama and his crew get away with this.
12 posted on 03/31/2009 5:09:19 PM PDT by BallyBill (Serial Hit-N-Run poster)
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To: RobinMasters

Remember Churchill’s riposte to some woman (was it Lady Astor?) - something like, ‘Madam, we’ve established what you are, now we’re only negotiating the price?’

We’ve got something analogous here. Both Daschle and Sibelius are tax cheats - all the Obama crowd is doing is negotiating how many dollars worth of tax cheating is acceptable to them.


13 posted on 03/31/2009 5:10:13 PM PDT by Stosh
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To: beebuster2000
honestly all this means is that the tax code has gotten so complicated that almost anyone who fills out a return makes a mistake.

I know what you mean, but there is nothing complicated about keeping receipts for donations and business expenses. I don't know what to believe; when a person has "insufficient documentation" for her business expenses, might she just be capable of making up charitable contributions too? If I were governor and couldn't find a receipt for a donation of a substantial amount, I'd ask the charity for another copy. Instead she just gave up the deduction per the following:

On the charitable contributions front, she writes that she could not locate three acknowledgment letters out of her 49 charitable contributions in excess of $250, and thus eliminated those three deductions. She also writes that she had “insufficient documentation” for some of her tax dedications [sic] for business expenses,

14 posted on 03/31/2009 5:11:18 PM PDT by freespirited (Is this a nation of laws or a nation of Democrats? -- Charles Krauthammer)
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To: RobinMasters

It illustrates how corrupt the Democrat elite in Washington are if “O” can’t find anyone to pass ethical muster.


15 posted on 03/31/2009 5:16:44 PM PDT by marsh2
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To: marsh2
It illustrates how corrupt the Democrat elite in Washington are if “O” can’t find anyone to pass ethical muster.

Zer0 can't pass ethical muster, why should anyone expect such from his nominees?

16 posted on 03/31/2009 5:25:32 PM PDT by Gabz
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To: beebuster2000
honestly all this means is that the tax code has gotten so complicated that almost anyone who fills out a return makes a mistake.

That's true. Not every case of tax error bothers me--I don't care if she lost a few charitable deduction receipts. Geithner's does, though. He signed specific documents reminding him of the tax issues concerning his employment with the IMF, and for God's sake, he's the head of the Treasury, supervising the IRS.

17 posted on 03/31/2009 5:25:54 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine (Is /sarc really necessary?)
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To: RobinMasters

These people want to raise your taxes.

These people want to raise your taxes.

Is anyone outside of FR listening??????

These people want to raise your taxes.

And they don’t pay the old rates themselves....


18 posted on 03/31/2009 5:31:59 PM PDT by Tzimisce (http://groups.myspace.com/nailthemessiah)
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To: freespirited

thats true, the fact that she couldnt go back to the charity and get a new receipt was odd.


19 posted on 03/31/2009 5:41:02 PM PDT by beebuster2000
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To: RobinMasters

As Governor, didn’t Sebelius withhold everyone’s 2008 state tax returns? She doesn’t pay her taxes, and won’t give Kansans their own money back.


20 posted on 03/31/2009 5:58:45 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: beebuster2000

Do you have the feeling that if she were a GOP governor, the IRS would be instructed to contact the charities she can’t document and ask if she in fact made the donation?


21 posted on 03/31/2009 7:25:21 PM PDT by freespirited (Is this a nation of laws or a nation of Democrats? -- Charles Krauthammer)
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To: beebuster2000
Honestly all this means is that the tax code has gotten so complicated that almost anyone who fills out a return makes a mistake,

That's funny...I don't recall a single Bush appointee from either 2000 or 2004 being disqualifed for tax avoidance. I guess only 'rats have "complicated" returns and incompetent accountants, right?

22 posted on 03/31/2009 8:42:23 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: RobinMasters; informavoracious; larose; RJR_fan; Prospero; Conservative Vermont Vet; ...
Sign these 4 petitions against Sebelius & Contact the Senators:

-- Contact your Senator here  and Call your U.S. Senators & Sen. Brownback today at 202-224-3121.

-- Catholics Against Sebelius petition

-- Susan B. Anthony List petition

-- American Life League petition

-- Liberty Action petition

-- More SBA action alerts

-- Operation Rescue Page

-- Fact Check

-- e-mail 0bama

Call Sen. Brownback the Traitor

-- ALL's Judie Brown on Sen. Brownback: "I'll never use 'pro-life' to describe him again"

-- Brownback waffles but will vote to confirm Sebelius

-- Sam Brownback - the latest GOP traitor?

Read and pass around these two articles about Sebelius:

-- InsideCatholic.com: Obama's Choice of Sebelius Heats Up the Pro-life Battle

-- USA Today: Kansas Gov. Sebelius told not to take Communion

Call the RNC and ask Chairman Steele (who is Catholic and pro-life) to officially mobilize the party against the Sebelius nomination and to expose her radical pro-abortion views: 202.863.8500

Hat-tip to Coleus for assembling this data, THANK YOU!

23 posted on 03/31/2009 8:44:10 PM PDT by narses (http://www.theobamadisaster.com/)
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To: hinckley buzzard

good point


24 posted on 04/01/2009 2:46:48 AM PDT by beebuster2000
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To: hinckley buzzard
I guess only 'rats have "complicated" returns and incompetent accountants, right?

I only do tax returns for conservatives. Democrats and liberals bitch and moan about my bill, and then try to lowball me. My conservative clients thank me as they're writing the check.

25 posted on 04/01/2009 2:56:32 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (Don't blame me...I voted for Palin!)
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