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Acting IRS head Miller resigns after agency controversy
Jerusalem Post ^ | 15/5/13

Posted on 05/15/2013 4:34:00 PM PDT by Eleutheria5

WASHINGTON - Steven Miller, who resigned on Wednesday as the acting head of the Internal Revenue Service, said in a message to colleagues that there is a "strong and immediate need" to restore public trust in the nation's tax agency.

Miller resigned after the IRS became embroiled in a controversy over the agency's targeting of conservative groups for extra scrutiny.

"It is with regret that I will be departing from the IRS as my acting assignment ends in early June," Miller said in an internal message that was released by the IRS. "This has been an incredibly difficult time for the IRS given the events of the past few days, and there is a strong and immediate need to restore public trust in the nation's tax agency."


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: conservative; irs; livingintheusa; miller; resigns; spacecowboy; stevenmiller
The circles widen.
1 posted on 05/15/2013 4:34:00 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
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To: Eleutheria5

_________thump__________thump____________


2 posted on 05/15/2013 4:35:08 PM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: Eleutheria5

Apparently, he was leaving anyway and just upstaged the Kenyan with an email. That will leave a mark.


3 posted on 05/15/2013 4:35:45 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: Eleutheria5
restore public trust in the nation's tax agency.

Oh, puleazze!

4 posted on 05/15/2013 4:35:59 PM PDT by Silentgypsy (Only you can choose to give up your rights.)
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To: Eleutheria5

The IRS would have to lop off whole slices of the pyramid and go to an innocent until proven guilty protocol before they gain any cred with me.


5 posted on 05/15/2013 4:36:33 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Eleutheria5

Not good enough.


6 posted on 05/15/2013 4:36:37 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Eleutheria5

Probably transferring to State or EPA.


7 posted on 05/15/2013 4:37:04 PM PDT by clintonh8r ("Europe was created by history. America was created by a philosophy." Baroness Thatcher)
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To: gorush

The wheels on the bus go thump thump thump...


8 posted on 05/15/2013 4:37:06 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (To attempt to have intercourse with a hornet's nest is a very bad idea)
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To: Eleutheria5

Obama should resign as the is this idiot’s boss


9 posted on 05/15/2013 4:37:43 PM PDT by Democrat_media (D's & Mary Landrieu voted 4 UN to take away our 2nd amendment rights)
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To: Eleutheria5
Steven Miller, who resigned on Wednesday as the acting head of the Internal Revenue Service, said in a message to colleagues that there is a "strong and immediate need" to restore public trust in the nation's tax agency.

That wasn't trust, Stevie boy, that was and is fear.

10 posted on 05/15/2013 4:37:43 PM PDT by Roccus
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To: Eleutheria5

Trust??? How do you trust people who are arrogant and utterly unaccountable to anyone else?

http://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/irs-face-lawsuit-over-theft-60-million-patient-health-records


11 posted on 05/15/2013 4:39:15 PM PDT by MeganC (You can take my gun when you can grab it with your cold, dead fingers.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Case closed.Now to cheer on those 16,000 new IRS agents hired to enforce OsamaObamaCare.


12 posted on 05/15/2013 4:39:21 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Leno Was Right,They *Are* Undocumented Democrats!)
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To: gorush

Are those Tamerlan bump sounds?


13 posted on 05/15/2013 4:39:49 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: freedumb2003

The correct term is “Underbussed”.


14 posted on 05/15/2013 4:40:06 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Silentgypsy

There was a time when everyone trusted the IRS, when teenage girls would tell an IRS agent things they’d be afraid to tell their own mothers. But then (sob) Nixon had an enemy’s list that he sicked the IRS on. Now, poor Obama is being tarred with the same brush, when really we need to be looking for feathers and a rail.


15 posted on 05/15/2013 4:40:30 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

“Some people call me the space cowboy . . . some call me the gangster of love . . .”


16 posted on 05/15/2013 4:40:57 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Eleutheria5

He was scheduled to leave in early June anyway. Meaningless.


17 posted on 05/15/2013 4:42:43 PM PDT by Raebie (WS)
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To: cripplecreek

Or maybe overbussed?


18 posted on 05/15/2013 4:42:51 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5
"It is with regret that I will be departing from the IRS as my acting assignment ends in early June," Miller said.

Well....interesting wording....

19 posted on 05/15/2013 4:43:04 PM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: Eleutheria5

http://www.taylormarsh.com/blog/2013/05/obama-fires-acting-irs-commissioner/

Obama Fires Acting IRS Commissioner

AT THE top of his brief appearance, Obama stated that the IRS misconduct was “inexcusable.” He segued then to say that he’d talked to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew, and then stated that the acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller has been asked for his resignation and it was given.


20 posted on 05/15/2013 4:43:46 PM PDT by deport
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To: Eleutheria5

"Yeah, Miller had to go."

21 posted on 05/15/2013 4:44:43 PM PDT by Slyfox (The red face of shame is proof that the conscience is still operational.)
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To: Raebie

So he needed to leave weeks earlier, just as this was hitting the fan.


22 posted on 05/15/2013 4:44:50 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Eleutheria5

Since you are leaving why not tell all, what Obama threatened you with..You could be a hero if you just tell all..The communist needed to be outed before he does any more harm to our country.. I just wonder if the IRS Is still going to be in charge of Obamas “DEATH CARE”..


23 posted on 05/15/2013 4:45:08 PM PDT by PLD
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To: Eleutheria5
He'll just be replaced with another good little Commie who will continue the attacks on conservatives.
24 posted on 05/15/2013 4:46:03 PM PDT by Major Matt Mason ("Journalism is dead. All news is suspect." - Noamie)
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To: Eleutheria5

His resignation letter highlighted that. Kicked some dirt at Barry.


25 posted on 05/15/2013 4:48:42 PM PDT by Raebie (WS)
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To: goodnesswins

He didn’t want to apply for the permanent position? His application was turned down? Why? Because the bus’ undercarriage had to be fed? Because he’s an incompetent boob? Both?


26 posted on 05/15/2013 4:49:20 PM PDT by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Raebie
[Miller] was scheduled to leave in early June anyway. Meaningless.

Miller also ran the harassment of conservatives and right-wing organizations during the 90's as part of the Clinton administration. He was probably one of the administrators responsible for this particular scandal.

Miller should probably be jailbait.

27 posted on 05/15/2013 4:51:07 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: Eleutheria5

Can you say....”Fall Guy?”


28 posted on 05/15/2013 4:51:28 PM PDT by goodnesswins (R.I.P. Doherty, Smith, Stevens, Woods.)
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To: Eleutheria5

On his way 2 work 4 ATF? EPA?

DOZENS should be jailed for this.


29 posted on 05/15/2013 4:52:10 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: Eleutheria5

as former Senator from Ohio and AG under Nixon (the last one) Bill Saxbe once said, “that’s like shooting the guy that plays the piano in the cat house.”


30 posted on 05/15/2013 4:52:45 PM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: Silentgypsy

one token guy resigning should restore all confidence in the irs.

/sarc


31 posted on 05/15/2013 4:54:09 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: freedumb2003

“The wheels on the bus go thump thump thump...”

Except zero flies around on a magic carpet.
He is living proof that America was not ready for a black president and demonstrating it to the fullest.


32 posted on 05/15/2013 4:54:11 PM PDT by RS_Rider (I hate Illinois Nazis)
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To: Eleutheria5
...there is a strong and immediate need to restore public trust in the nation's tax agency pretend that we will stop targeting conservatives.
33 posted on 05/15/2013 4:55:37 PM PDT by TChad (Call them Oppressives, not Progressives)
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To: cripplecreek
Not good enough.
To say the very least!
34 posted on 05/15/2013 4:56:17 PM PDT by Standing Wolf
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To: Eleutheria5

Obama should resign


35 posted on 05/15/2013 4:56:43 PM PDT by Democrat_media (D's & Mary Landrieu voted 4 UN to take away our 2nd amendment rights)
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To: Eleutheria5

I’d sure like to know if the fake tea party groups were targeted.

If they weren’t that suggests even deeper democrat complicity.


36 posted on 05/15/2013 5:00:22 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Eleutheria5

37 posted on 05/15/2013 5:04:37 PM PDT by mountn man (The Pleasure You Get From Life Is Equal To The Attitude You Put Into It)
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To: Eleutheria5

Utterly predictable. Had to be someone high enough to be deemed worthy as a sacrificial victim, but not anyone who had any serious power.

This guy was a placeholder. And “acting” head of the IRS.

Suuuure... that will solve everything.


38 posted on 05/15/2013 5:07:14 PM PDT by Ronin (Dumb, dependent and Democrat is no way to go through life - Rep. L. Gohmert, Tex)
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To: Eleutheria5

And take those two rogue agents with you, Eric and ob wan.


39 posted on 05/15/2013 5:07:28 PM PDT by morphing libertarian
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To: Eleutheria5

That’s pretty neat. Commit a federal crime, resign from your job, walk away probably with a bonus, nice pension and free non-obamacare health care.

How nice. Arrests no longer allowed in the Obama administration?


40 posted on 05/15/2013 5:14:36 PM PDT by SusaninOhio
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To: Eleutheria5

I thought it was two rogue low level employees, wha happened?

Pray for America to Wake Up


41 posted on 05/15/2013 5:18:37 PM PDT by bray (Surviving to spite Obama)
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To: Eleutheria5

Not enough. He MUST go to prison.


42 posted on 05/15/2013 7:07:38 PM PDT by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: deport

He was slated to leave in June anyway.....


43 posted on 05/17/2013 6:30:26 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Democrat_media

No principles there. He’ll go out kicking and screaming.


44 posted on 05/17/2013 6:31:27 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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