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IRS SCANDAL HITS CO: Did Sen. Bennet in 2012 Request IRS Target of Conservative Orgs? ( Colorado)
| May 14, 2013
Posted on 05/14/2013 7:18:31 AM PDT by george76
Internal Revenue Service to investigate conservative groups? Was the IRS to read between the lines of his request?
A keen observation by View from a Height blogger Joshua Sharf may have tied Colorados Democratic U.S. Senator Bennet, who now chairs the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, to the most recent Internal Revenue Service scandal. Late last week, the IRS came under scrutiny for targeting conservative groups, such as the Richmond Tea Party, for inappropriate intrusion into their business dealings.
According to the DailyMail, the Richmond Tea Party received a letter in January 2012 asking that they complete a 55-question document that requested such information as donors, contributors, and grantors from every year the organization had existed. It also asked for the names of volunteers with the organization.
The timing of the requests from the IRS, some in the early months of 2012, was particularly interesting in light of Sen. Bennets call for additional scrutiny of tax exempt organizations.
(Excerpt) Read more at coloradopeakpolitics.com ...
TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Colorado
KEYWORDS: bennet; co; corruption; irs; specialprosecutor; teaparty
posted on 05/14/2013 7:18:31 AM PDT
In the bigger arena of politics, what is truly scary to me is that Democrats, a Senator no less, could feel so empowered and protected to think that they can do things like using the IRS, FBI etc. for political purposes AND GET AWAY WITH IT. It is just brazen abuse. That is what happens when you get a corrupted media. The "Praetorian" media, guarding Democrats only.
If you ask them they would think nothing is wrong either....
posted on 05/14/2013 7:23:42 AM PDT
(I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
Max Baucus made similar requests for the IRS to scrutinize these groups.
posted on 05/14/2013 7:25:07 AM PDT
Colorado is starting to make California look like a red state.
posted on 05/14/2013 7:25:17 AM PDT
(If you think ObamaCare is a train wreck, wait until you see the amnesty bill.)
We need term limits. These people become entrenched and corrupt and this is a good example. It’s our fault for re-electing them time and time again. That needs to change.
posted on 05/14/2013 7:32:30 AM PDT
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posted on 05/14/2013 7:33:39 AM PDT
(May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
As we scratch down through the massive pile of stinking manure known as the Obama administration, we find connections to Democrat senators. Imagine that. No doubt somewhere in that pile, Dingy Harry Reid will be turned up, given his prominent role in this corrupt government, so don’t stop digging, Congressman Issa.
posted on 05/14/2013 7:38:06 AM PDT
in 2012-13 commierado passed unconstitutional and unenforceable feel good people (aka gun) control laws, queer marraige, legal pot, same day voter fraud (aka illegal criminal) registration, awarded drivers license and in state tuition to illegal criminals (redundant), requested to be one of 6 areas for unmanned drone testing and redistricted me so i am now in vagina degette's 1st district so my vote is negated. i know they did something else stupid but can't think what. chickenpooper wants to be president.
posted on 05/14/2013 7:40:47 AM PDT
by bravo whiskey
(We should not fear our government. Our government shoud fear us.)
Comrade Chickenpooper and his demoRat henchmen are riling up a lot of people. The new voter registration law is to show a utilities bill with your name on it for same day voting. Democrats love treason!
posted on 05/14/2013 7:43:32 AM PDT
(Live well for those that did not make it back.)
Just minutes ago, the White Hut announced that THEY didn’t give The IRS “criteria” for excessive harrassment.
I guess general guidance from the White Hut and DemocRAT Senators’ specific direction was quite good enough.
posted on 05/14/2013 7:43:35 AM PDT
by Uncle Miltie
(Mandatory BB Guns for 10 Year Old Boys would solve most of America's problems.)
Accountability or Tyranny? Which will we have? The evolving scandals of Benghazi/IRS/AP demand severe PUNISHMENT and ACCOUTABILITY.
We will now see if our nation is beyond recovery.
If our “PUBLIC SERVANTS” escape these crimes and misdemeanors...then TYRANNY is the rule.
It is now that we must rely on the Dinosaur Media to do it's job. I won't hold my breath.
posted on 05/14/2013 7:56:00 AM PDT
(truth is always stranger than fiction)
Please! take this commie dog scat out. Give CO a chance!
posted on 05/14/2013 8:02:28 AM PDT
("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
“Max Baucus made similar requests for the IRS to scrutinize these groups.”
Which explains Max’s decision to not run in 2014.
posted on 05/14/2013 9:52:47 AM PDT
(The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
“Which explains Maxs decision to not run in 2014.”
My guess is that Max knows he’s done! Look for more “long term” RATs to decide to leave office “so they can spend more time with their grandchildren.” It will be a walk in the park except for the fact that we still have the GOPe who have the patent on loosing sure things.
To: george76; ExTexasRedhead
Ping for later read ......................................................................................... FRegards
posted on 05/14/2013 8:13:50 PM PDT
( Buy more ammo, dammit! You should already have the firearms ... FRegards)
They view it as a good. Using the power of the State to destroy what they see as evil.
There is no remorse, because they feel they did nothing wrong.
You will see more and more people defending this.
posted on 05/15/2013 8:34:55 AM PDT
("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
It would be interesting to see a map overlay of all the targeted groups and how they might intersect with Presidential battleground states and close congressional districts. Much can be gleaned by meta analysis.
posted on 05/15/2013 8:38:49 AM PDT
by Jack of all Trades
(Hold your face to the light, even though for the moment you do not see.)
To: bravo whiskey
posted on 05/15/2013 8:48:20 AM PDT
by Travis McGee
To: Uncle Miltie
Libs : “It must have been a spontaneous low-level nationwide mass investigative movement caused by an election-year video about Romney’s Tax records. Poor minorities -all union workers - who were persecuted by Jewish conservatives, Tea Partiers and evil radio talk show hosts - were only trying to gather medical records needed for more hope and change, and were stopped by the sequester. Can’t we all just move along?”
posted on 05/15/2013 9:06:33 AM PDT
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