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Second IRS official to leave amid tea party scandal
Fox News ^ | May 16, 2013

Posted on 05/16/2013 2:07:24 PM PDT by Sopater

Edited on 05/16/2013 4:00:36 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

WASHINGTON – As second top Internal Revenue Service official has announced plans to leave the agency amid the controversy over the targeting of tea party groups.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: gettherope; impeachnow; irs; loislerner; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; scandal; tyranny; whitewash
"Retire"?

My, such a harsh response.

1 posted on 05/16/2013 2:07:24 PM PDT by Sopater
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To: Sopater

‘Retire’. As in with pension and benefits?

Ya. Sounds like ‘Take a lifetime vacation at our expense, true and faithful servant’.


2 posted on 05/16/2013 2:08:21 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: Sopater

well can’t fire them they may lose all their benefits


3 posted on 05/16/2013 2:09:02 PM PDT by molson209
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To: Sopater

But...but...but... it was only a couple of “rogue” employees in the break room at the Cincinnati office... Why should the bigwigs retire/resign?


4 posted on 05/16/2013 2:09:07 PM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Sopater

Yep. And next year they will get a better paying job somewhere in the government.


5 posted on 05/16/2013 2:10:24 PM PDT by MustKnowHistory
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To: Sopater

Just heard it on the local Orlando news too ... the story has gone viral.


6 posted on 05/16/2013 2:10:39 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (3 guns when you only have one arm? "I just don't want to get killed for lack of shooting back")
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To: MustKnowHistory

Normally, I resent having to provide room and board year after year for convicted criminals behind bars; but in these cases I would be happy to see my tax dollars used to support them for a few years.


7 posted on 05/16/2013 2:12:17 PM PDT by Liberty Ship ("Lord, make me fast and accurate.")
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To: Sopater

PROSECUTE ERIC HOLDER FOR PERJURY (LYING TO CONGRESS), OBSTRUCTION, ILLEGAL WIRETAPPING, TREASON, ETC..!!!!


8 posted on 05/16/2013 2:12:33 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: Sopater
From Fox: An internal IRS memo says Joseph Grant, commissioner of the agency's tax exempt and government entities division, will retire June 3.
9 posted on 05/16/2013 2:13:10 PM PDT by Sopater (Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? - Matthew 20:15a)
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To: Sopater
Rats know when to abandon ship.


10 posted on 05/16/2013 2:13:39 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Sopater

JAIL.

These people RIGGED A NATIONAL ELECTION.


11 posted on 05/16/2013 2:13:40 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Sopater

Good to know this fine upstanding organization will be so key in our healthcare.


12 posted on 05/16/2013 2:13:47 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: Sopater

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/16/second-irs-official-to-leave-amid-tea-party-scandal/


13 posted on 05/16/2013 2:14:07 PM PDT by Sopater (Is it not lawful for me to do what I will with mine own? - Matthew 20:15a)
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To: MrB
These people RIGGED A NATIONAL ELECTION.

I was going to post a similar comment on another thread, but you are absolutey correct. There can be no doubt at this point that the Obama administration used the IRS to steal the election.
14 posted on 05/16/2013 2:15:49 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Responsibility2nd

Great cartoon!


15 posted on 05/16/2013 2:17:50 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: MrB
Most excellent point!

JAIL!!!!!.........These people RIGGED A NATIONAL ELECTION!!!!!!



Bears repeating!
16 posted on 05/16/2013 2:18:09 PM PDT by petro45acp (It's a fabian thing.....how do you boil a frog? How's that water feelin right about now?)
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To: Sopater

Retire?

Retire to a jail cell!


17 posted on 05/16/2013 2:21:57 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: Sopater

RETIRE!? And draw a retirement check!?


18 posted on 05/16/2013 2:23:29 PM PDT by zeaal
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To: Sopater

I wonder if this is the guy who told the flunkies to do it?


19 posted on 05/16/2013 2:24:38 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: Liberty Ship

It depends. In its true form, amnesty is often given in return for turning state’s evidence.


20 posted on 05/16/2013 2:25:08 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Sopater; xzins
The IRS does not tolerate anyone even fudging on the law, much less thumbing their nose at it. If some taxpayer were to obfuscate during an audit the way these clowns are doing the "its not political" song and dance, they would turn the taxpayer over to the Justice Department for a Criminal Indictment and in the interim they would seize every single piece of property or asset they could get their hands on.

And yet somehow the taxpayers are expected to give the IRS the benefit of the doubt?

I want these B@$+@rds prosecuted, I want their property seized to pay their fines, I want their pensions revoked. After they get out of prison, I want to send them to the same poorhouse that they so frequently send American Taxpayers who make the slightest error on their overly complicated tax forms.

Show no mercy. The IRS does not show mercy to any taxpayer, so we should not be merciful to them. If this were a true "ship of state" we would be hanging these creeps by the yard arms.

The only way to ensure this never happens again is if everyone involved gets a serious prison sentence, at least as serious as the IRS gives to people convicted of tax evasion (like Al Capone). Let's reopen Alcatraz and send them all there.

21 posted on 05/16/2013 2:26:16 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: Sopater

Since when does someone quitting a job, insulate them from punishment, much less testifying?

Quitting is a separate act from being questioned and being punished.


22 posted on 05/16/2013 2:26:36 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: Sopater
Like Rats from a sinking ship - wait a minute - they are Rats!





"Riamh nár dhruid ó sbairn lann!"

Genuflectimus non ad principem sed ad Principem Pacis!

Listen, O isles, unto me; and hearken, ye people, from far; The LORD hath called me from the womb; from the bowels of my mother hath he made mention of my name. (Isaiah 49:1 KJV)

23 posted on 05/16/2013 2:27:44 PM PDT by ConorMacNessa (HM/2 USN, 3/5 Marines RVN 1969 - St. Michael the Archangel defend us in Battle!)
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To: Sopater

Joseph Grant was a former DemocRAT staffer on the House Ways and Means Committee. Source: http://washingtonexaminer.com/tim-carney-the-irs-is-deeply-political-and-very-democratic/article/2529758?custom_click=rss


24 posted on 05/16/2013 2:28:50 PM PDT by tellw
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To: Sopater

Does this keep them safe from any prosecution?

Does this mean they get a bigger retirement than they thought?


25 posted on 05/16/2013 2:30:41 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer seems to be working.)
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To: Sopater

If “Retire” is an IRS term for having a “chainsaw enema” then it almost sounds ok... Yes, in that case then let’s “retire” him.


26 posted on 05/16/2013 2:32:46 PM PDT by Noamie
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To: Sopater

Joseph H. Grant

Internal Revenue Service

Contact Information

Internal Revenue Service
1111 Constitution Avenue, NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20224
Phone: 212-786-7615
E-mail: joseph.h.grant@irs.gov


27 posted on 05/16/2013 2:37:19 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: Sopater

Probably another scumbag who was scheduled to retire in a month or two and this way Obama can say “See Im taking charge here” PLEASE..everything Obama does is orchestrated


28 posted on 05/16/2013 2:38:58 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sopater

Yeah, we are still stuck with the bill of paying the pensions for these crooks. #obamasideaofjustice


29 posted on 05/16/2013 2:48:01 PM PDT by browniexyz
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To: Sopater
what is the likely hood of a criminal not going to jail if they apologize and promise to not commit more crimes?

NO CONSEQUENSES FOR POLITICIANS COMMITING CRIMES IS EXACTLY WHY THIS GOVERNMENT HAS BECOME SO CORRUPT!! FORGET THE TAR AND FEATHERS, BUILD SOME GALLOWS AND START USING THEM ON THESE DC SCOUNDRALS

30 posted on 05/16/2013 2:54:12 PM PDT by drypowder
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To: Izzy Dunne

right! How many layers of management are there between those low level rogue employees and this guy retiring (that’s ‘retiring’, not ‘resigning’ - big difference)


31 posted on 05/16/2013 2:57:34 PM PDT by uncitizen (Drip drip drip)
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To: Sopater

Oh, goody, another scapegoat.


32 posted on 05/16/2013 3:17:30 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Black Agnes
‘Take a lifetime vacation at our expense, true and faithful servant’


33 posted on 05/16/2013 3:19:40 PM PDT by CMB_polarization
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To: Sopater

So if an agent of the government is found breaking the law, they are given a paid vacation ?


34 posted on 05/16/2013 3:52:45 PM PDT by justa-hairyape
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Probably “fired” just like the acting director... PARSE their words... what they mean was that he was already retiring on June 3... the same exact date that the acting director was retiring on. We know the director was already retiring and I will lay odds that this guy was all set up to retire on June 3.

LLS


35 posted on 05/16/2013 4:34:03 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Proud2BeRight

“Good to know this fine upstanding organization will be so key in our healthcare.”

it just gets worse. Fox news is reporting that:

“The ObamaCare official in question, Sarah Hall Ingram, [who] had been serving as commissioner of the office responsible for tax-exempt organizations from 2009 to 2012 — the division included the group that targeted Tea Partiers — and has since left to serve as director of the IRS’ Affordable Care Act division. That unit is responsible for enforcing parts of the health care law, including the fines associated with the so-called individual mandate — the requirement to buy health insurance.”

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/05/16/second-irs-official-to-leave-amid-tea-party-scandal/#ixzz2TVv5sMvV


36 posted on 05/16/2013 8:00:43 PM PDT by IWONDR
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“it just gets worse.”

The entire Obama Regime is EVIL!


37 posted on 05/16/2013 8:12:38 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: Sopater

who cares?

They leave unpunished and are replaced by people just as bad.


38 posted on 05/16/2013 9:13:03 PM PDT by Tzimisce (The American Revolution began when the British attempted to disarm the Colonists.)
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To: Sopater

I am so very sick of government employee “disipline” amounting to a little 5-minute couseling followed by transfer to another lazy-butt post.

These government gold-bricking lifers (and I include Obama) have NO CLUE how hard people in the private sector work and how serious they are REQUIRED to be about the quality of their work. If this was the private sector, corporate security would have already walked a hundred of these IRS goons to the parking lot and told them “don’t ever come back, but we will see you in court.”


39 posted on 05/16/2013 9:53:16 PM PDT by cookcounty (They thought he was the Black Lincoln. But he's the Black Nixon.)
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To: IWONDR
"“The ObamaCare official in question, Sarah Hall Ingram, [who] had been serving as commissioner of the office responsible for tax-exempt organizations from 2009 to 2012 — the division included the group that targeted Tea Partiers — and has since left to serve as director of the IRS’ Affordable Care Act division. "

They didn't need a resume from her, they didn't need a background check, they didn't have any questions....they just wanted to know if she would be a whore for Obama.

40 posted on 05/16/2013 9:56:30 PM PDT by cookcounty (They thought he was the Black Lincoln. But he's the Black Nixon.)
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To: Sopater

While Obama is a total ideologue, dishonest, and a political manipulator, at the same time, the guy seems like a total ly hopeless managerial moron. Or maybe he’s just pretending to be stupid?

so wierd.


41 posted on 05/16/2013 10:10:44 PM PDT by cookcounty (They thought he was the Black Lincoln. But he's the Black Nixon.)
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To: Sopater

Listening to the radio either on Glenn Beck or Sean Hannity, it was said that it took two - three years to fire an IRS employee because of a process that has to be achieved through legalities of the civil service employment program. the people are not rogues, they were instructed by Obama to do this as a part of way to get around the Constitution. The US Constitution has been made irrelevant


42 posted on 05/17/2013 5:28:27 AM PDT by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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