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FOX19 EXCLUSIVE: Four local IRS workers allegedly connected to scandal
Fox 19 Cinci ^ | 5-15-12 | By Ben Swann

Posted on 05/16/2013 12:27:09 AM PDT by tcrlaf

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - FOX19 has exclusively learned that as many as four people may be the first Cincinnati Internal Revenue Service (IRS) employees to face disciplinary action, and possibly even criminal charges, for allegedly targeting Tea Party and Liberty groups applying for non-profit status.

On Wednesday, the IRS announced that it has pin-pointed two employees at the agency's Cincinnati office for being 'primarily' responsible. (Snip) One of FOX19's two sources went on say that these four IRS workers claim "they simply did what their bosses ordered". Keep in mind, as FOX19 reported on Tuesday, the report by the Office of Inspector General states that senior IRS officials knew agents were targeting Tea Party groups as early as 2011.

In fact, according to that report, Lois Lerner who heads the IRS division that oversees tax exempt organizations, was told on June 29, 2011 that groups with 'Tea Party', 'Patriot' or '9/12 Project' in their names were being flagged for additional, and often burdensome, scrutiny.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: irs; obama; repost; scandal; teaparty
This just keeps getting deeper...

Remember how the TV told us that anyone that thought this was happening last year was just "CWAZY!, "NUTS!", "A Fox-News Zombie!", "Crazy Freeper!", or something similarly insulting?

1 posted on 05/16/2013 12:27:09 AM PDT by tcrlaf
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To: tcrlaf

Let me guess...were the IRS employees:

A. Black
B. Democrat
C. Liberals
D. Obama supporters
E. all of the above


2 posted on 05/16/2013 12:36:33 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: tcrlaf

Already posted, please delete...


3 posted on 05/16/2013 12:36:40 AM PDT by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: jsanders2001

The answer is E.


4 posted on 05/16/2013 12:38:46 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals don't get it. Their minds have been stolen.)
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To: tcrlaf

It is curious how much better people talk wearing an orange jumpsuit. Their memory for names, places,dates, just achieves a real clarity.


5 posted on 05/16/2013 12:39:01 AM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: jsanders2001

Today’s operational world: FROGMARCH


6 posted on 05/16/2013 1:21:17 AM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (All statist/dictatorial/commie leaders worldwide should be hunted down, beaten, & hung by the masses)
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To: tcrlaf

With the speed some stories get buried maybe the important ones should be posted more than once. My judgement says this is ...

Obama and goons have lied about this - and it’s bad enough that few outside of conservative websites will see this...

Then again, the press appears to be waking up to the reality democrats are lowlife criminals... the process is stated... it’s not going to stop.


7 posted on 05/16/2013 1:35:24 AM PDT by GOPJ (Jesus said, Give your money to the poor. NOT 'Give your neighbor's money to the poor' freeper kevao)
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To: jsanders2001

I like the part where the article says they have already been disciplined.
Sure. Only jail time for these hacks.


8 posted on 05/16/2013 2:14:43 AM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: GOPJ

...”Then again, the press appears to be waking up to the reality democrats are lowlife criminals... the process is stated... it’s not going to stop”...

I find myself wondering whether some really decent people at AP have learned something which goes beyone Benghazi and the criminal action which took place at the IRS and that is why the Justice Dept. was illegally snooping around in their business. I would almost put money on it. The America we have known, which is cherished by the world, regardless of what the envious say, has really taken a beating during the last five years and I am hoping both Democrats and Republicans will pull together to stop the suicidal path we are on. However, the press is the key. Will they betray and kill or will they seek the truth and give life. Time will tell.


9 posted on 05/16/2013 2:14:52 AM PDT by jazzlite (esat)
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To: nutmeg; GVnana; penelopesire; onyx; maggief; thouworm; Jim Robinson; SE Mom; null and void; ...

FYI
Just doing what boss told them to do


10 posted on 05/16/2013 2:24:20 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: jsanders2001

My guess too. It is going to be fun when they get these employees before a Republican House Panel and get grilled.

I’m guessing Obama and Holder will have to bribe them with lotsa cash to keep their mouths shut. Otherwise they might sing like Tweety Bird. The Pubs had better be watching these people VERY closely for signs of bribing.


11 posted on 05/16/2013 2:31:23 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: hoosiermama
Just doing what boss told them to do.

Wasn't that same defence tried by a bunch of thugs in the mid 40's?

12 posted on 05/16/2013 2:40:29 AM PDT by dearolddad (/i>)
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To: hoosiermama

This comes down to the same thing as following an illegal order in the military. If you do, your culpability is just the same as the person who issued that illegal order. This is just another coverup because as noted last night, some of the letters came from the DC and California offices as well. The Cincy thing was the first misdirection play.

At the time the first floated the low level blame, I said anyone in the Cincy office should have been on the line either with their lawyer or finding one to call anyone who could get them whistleblower status that day. I will guarantee you it did happen and all this stuff going on right now is just a defensive move because they are learning from additional illegal DOJ wiretaps who has already called.

All because of a youtube video!


13 posted on 05/16/2013 2:46:17 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: tcrlaf

They are trying to make it seem as though there are rogue persons in the IRS that have taken it upon themselevs to setup plans to target groups and individuals. This is coming from the whitehouse the president and his administration PERIOD!


14 posted on 05/16/2013 2:59:51 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (Yesterdays conspiracies are todays truths)
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To: tcrlaf

Bachmann says the IRS is in charge of enforcing obamacare, now this is seroius


15 posted on 05/16/2013 3:05:28 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (Yesterdays conspiracies are todays truths)
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To: mazda77

These employees are the next video director...


16 posted on 05/16/2013 3:23:38 AM PDT by miss marmelstein ( Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: jazzlite

There was an article posted last night of an interview Hugh Hewitt did yesterday on the radio with a republican congressman who claimed that the phones in the congressional cloak room were part of the sweep by the DOJ,. If true then they were spying on congress too, dem and republican. That might leave a mark.


17 posted on 05/16/2013 3:24:17 AM PDT by kevslisababy
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To: tcrlaf

See ! See what happens when our fearless leader goes golfing and forgets his Blackberry ? Well now that he’s back on the job we won’t have to worry anymore. Shame on those nasty people who took advantage of his absence by crushing groups critical of our great and fearless one. We know if he was there he would have nothing to do with their nefarious and illegal activities. He said so and we believe everything he says and does.


18 posted on 05/16/2013 3:35:05 AM PDT by mosesdapoet (Serious contribution pause.Please continue onto meaningless venting no one reads.)
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To: tcrlaf

Arrest them! Four more to size for an orange jumpsuit.


19 posted on 05/16/2013 3:41:29 AM PDT by formosa
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To: tcrlaf

The Cinci employees are very busy right now collecting any evidence they can to save their asses. Their only way out of this is to be official whistleblowers. They are collecting emails and documenting everything they can to show that they were ordered to do these things. Maybe on Friday the first one will speak out, but next week it will all break loose.


20 posted on 05/16/2013 4:01:45 AM PDT by RadiationRomeo (Step into my mind and glimpse the madness that is me)
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To: tennmountainman
Threatening jail or prison time would make them talk. This may be why the Admin
only wants to fire them. To also avoid being caught up in the cover up of only firing them.

We need Names, Faces, and Perp walks!

21 posted on 05/16/2013 4:04:38 AM PDT by MaxMax (Conservatism needs a re-awakening plan for the American public)
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To: ronnie raygun
More than one State = more than one Person = Upwards.
They are trying to isolate this to one locality though.

The MSM is still covering for Obama. They still want their Formal WH invites.

22 posted on 05/16/2013 4:08:57 AM PDT by MaxMax (Conservatism needs a re-awakening plan for the American public)
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To: tcrlaf

Yep, bring on the criminal charges so they can indicate whoever told them to do it, and on up until we get to the top.


23 posted on 05/16/2013 4:10:05 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: All

I see a no-show job at Fannie Mae in their future or maybe a no-show gig like Moochelle had at a hospital.


24 posted on 05/16/2013 4:12:01 AM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: Gaffer

they might get disappeared like the Benghazi survivors.


25 posted on 05/16/2013 4:15:24 AM PDT by visualops (artlife.us)
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To: GOPJ

Justice bugged the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. That means all the dirty laundry of the left is on computers somewhere. The left will go nuts.


26 posted on 05/16/2013 4:20:47 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: GOPJ

Justice bugged the HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. That means all the dirty laundry of the left is on computers somewhere. The left will go nuts.


27 posted on 05/16/2013 4:20:47 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: ronnie raygun

They are trying to make it seem as though there are rogue persons in the IRS that have taken it upon themselevs to setup plans to target groups and individuals. This is coming from the whitehouse the president and his administration PERIOD!


I like the lady who called Rush yesterday. She pointed out that 0bunghole doesn’t HAVE to give orders — his fellow travellers just KNOW what to do.

She used the example of Joe the Plumber: He asked a question that unmasked zer0’s socialism and, with out needing any orders, an Ohio state employee leaked Joe’s confidential tax records.

These people KNOW what their master wants...


28 posted on 05/16/2013 4:21:43 AM PDT by Peet (Come back with a warrant.)
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To: ronnie raygun
Bachman told Sean yesterday that she cannot say the name as it was discovered in the intel committee but that THEY KNOW WHO LIED AND ABOUT WHAT! They have the goods... yesterday was about perjury.

LLS

29 posted on 05/16/2013 4:24:00 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Gaffer

rice is being appointed as head national security adviser... a cabinet level position requiring no congressional approval.

LLS


30 posted on 05/16/2013 4:25:20 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: tcrlaf
And these are the same people who will over see Obamacare! Just can't wait to see how the IRS runs the Obamacare Death Panels, you had better think right or you are not going to get the care you require.
31 posted on 05/16/2013 4:32:03 AM PDT by 2001convSVT (Going Galt as fast as I can.)
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To: tcrlaf

From the “conservative target’s” original written correspondence, through the bureaucratic maze and up to higher management.

Anyone, from the gestapo lowest clerk who processed the paperwork up to the highest ranking IRS manager who even had anything to do with it should go to jail.

Unless this IRS thing is treated as absolute tyranny and abuse of power, nothing will happen.


32 posted on 05/16/2013 4:45:37 AM PDT by DH (Once the tainted finger of government touches anything the rot begins)
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To: tcrlaf
One of FOX19's two sources went on say that these four IRS workers claim "they simply did what their bosses ordered".

A good prosecutor would follow things up the chain to the bigger fish. With the Obama regime, they'll foul up things to derail the investigation; or go "full Chicago" and these four IRS agents will die "under mysterious circumstances". If I was one of these four agents, I'd start singing, loudly, to protect my life and family.

33 posted on 05/16/2013 4:53:38 AM PDT by Flick Lives (We're going to be just like the old Soviet Union, but with free cell phones!)
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To: Flick Lives

It seems to me that a way to turn up the heat on this thing would be for all of the people coming out and telling how they (or their group) was targeted should just start naming names.

I’ve seen dozens of “victims”. Each of them should name the person who asked for their donor lists, or who spoke at their meetings. They have names of who they dealt with at the IRS...NAME THEM!..turn up the heat! Have news vans in their front yards.

If we wait on congress, nothing meaningful will happen.


34 posted on 05/16/2013 5:09:13 AM PDT by Quanah
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To: tcrlaf
IMPORTANT INFO. CIRCULATE THIS ARTICLE:

The Liberal Union Behind the IRS

35 posted on 05/16/2013 5:17:53 AM PDT by randita
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To: Quanah

You are correct.

To start, Franklin Graham should produce the letters and lay them on the table for all to see.

There were several testifying yesterday on Cavuto. No names were mentioned however. Once it starts it will take weeks and weeks to take the depositions.


36 posted on 05/16/2013 5:18:39 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....History is a process, not an event)
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To: tcrlaf

I hope they don’texpect us to believe that 4 rogue workers had such an impact on the workload of the grossly overstaffed IRS. There are a lot more than 4.


37 posted on 05/16/2013 5:21:33 AM PDT by lwd
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To: LibLieSlayer
It also puts her at an Executive level where it will be easier to claim executive privilege when stopping her from testifying before any Benghazi House panel.
38 posted on 05/16/2013 5:22:13 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: tennmountainman

If they think they have ALREADY been disciplined then they are going to clam up... before they get somemore

The GOP needs to make sure NO ONE is in the clear until after the investigations...

The higher-ups in management should be ordered NOT TO discuss discipline with any ‘low level’ staffers in the meantime.

Otherwise it will go like this “Hi, Bob, I know I ordered you to target Patriots but you shouldn’t have dont it and that was very naughty. Now go tell people you’ve been ‘disciplined’ and shut up- because if I go down we all lose our jobs- or worse, jail”


39 posted on 05/16/2013 5:45:59 AM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: RadiationRomeo

That is the mantra that WE need to stress.

The ‘low-level employees’ are going to be tossed under the bus UNLESS they become whistle-blowers.


40 posted on 05/16/2013 5:48:05 AM PDT by Mr. K (There are lies, damned lies, statistics, and democrat talking points.)
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To: tcrlaf
In this context, "pinpointed" means "designated".

If convicted, these voluntary fall guys/gals will get a small fine which will be paid by someone else, free lawyers, sudden large increases in their wealth, & higher paying jobs within the Rat party or other liberal group.

I'll bet IRS employees were/are lining up to take the fall. “Gee, if I do this a few times, I could be National Security Advisor one day”.

It's the pond scum method of rising to the top.

41 posted on 05/16/2013 6:35:42 AM PDT by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: Gaffer

They can get her if they want her... Nixon lost all of those argumnents and set precedent.

LLS


42 posted on 05/16/2013 6:42:36 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

It takes the media coupled with a sympathetic judicial system. Obama has had time to markedly influence the judicial system through appointments. The fact that many of the Bush installed judges have turncoated doesn’t help either.


43 posted on 05/16/2013 6:44:40 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Gaffer

I know you don’t mind if some of us keep fighting. Our Founders fought against impossible odds and won our independence and Liberty and I will do no less.

LLS


44 posted on 05/16/2013 6:50:36 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

Understood. I’m just a little more pragmatic with respect to the array of infested forces we have to deal with.

Enemies today are not so clear cut as those rigid red-coated solders of yesteryear.


45 posted on 05/16/2013 6:55:05 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Mr. K

These four saps will never live to testify.


46 posted on 05/16/2013 7:21:10 AM PDT by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: jsanders2001

We haven’t seen any pictures of the “identified” culprits, have we?


47 posted on 05/16/2013 8:20:48 AM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Universal Background Check -> Registration -> Confiscation -> Oppression -> Extermination)
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To: Mushroom Gravy
Although the Dem's were in charge of all this, a liberal post in response to the article got me thinking. The IRS was going after the Tea Party groups. This was common knowledge among the Washington power players. The Dem's denied it and the Repubs said "OK, then."

The Rino Repubs were probably OK with the IRS actions, since it kept the Rinos in power.

48 posted on 05/16/2013 9:49:34 AM PDT by aimhigh (Guns do not kill people. Abortion kills people.)
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To: Gaffer

I agree... I just assume they are all my enemies until proven otherwise... worked for outing ryan and rubio!

LLS


49 posted on 05/16/2013 9:56:31 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: wastoute
It is curious how much better people talk wearing an orange jumpsuit.

I assume the FBI is now a rainbow organization. They'll be advised of their rights in triplicate. If that doesn't work, there's always the ricin umbrella or the prison shiv or whatever got Breitbart.

50 posted on 05/16/2013 10:01:10 AM PDT by Stentor
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