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Democrat Baucus warns: More to come out on IRS scandal
Washington Examiner ^ | Friday May 17, 2013

Posted on 05/17/2013 6:56:26 AM PDT by Bigtigermike

Senior Democratic Sen. Max Baucus, who recently slapped Obamacare as a "train wreck," believes that the IRS scandal is just beginning and that "a lot more" damaging information will be revealed, likely at congressional hearings.

"I have a hunch that a lot more is going to come out, frankly," Baucus, whose pending retirement seems to have freed him up to speak bluntly, told Bloomberg Government's " Capitol Gains " TV show.

"It's broader than the current focus. And I think it's important that we have the hearings, and I think that will encourage other information to come out that has not yet come out. I suspect that we will learn more in the next several days, maybe the next couple three weeks which adds more context to all of this," added Baucus, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee.

(Excerpt) Read more at m.washingtonexaminer.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: corruption; democrats; govtabuse; irs; irsbrownshirts; obama
Think that Baucus knows something....hmmm! Much broader?
1 posted on 05/17/2013 6:56:26 AM PDT by Bigtigermike
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To: Bigtigermike

The bastard knew of the corruption all along and did nothing. What a POS.


2 posted on 05/17/2013 6:58:03 AM PDT by GOP_Party_Animal
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To: Bigtigermike

It’s Friday. I’m anxious to see what nuggets they try to dump today.


3 posted on 05/17/2013 6:58:44 AM PDT by .45 Long Colt
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To: Bigtigermike

Sounds like Baucus knows a very great deal.
This is going to be a very interesting summer.


4 posted on 05/17/2013 6:58:54 AM PDT by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: Bigtigermike
Well, he ought to know since he was one of the Senate Rats who tasked the IRS to go after the TEA Party...

Sen. Baucus Called on IRS to Investigate Activities of Tax-Exempt Groups in 2010

5 posted on 05/17/2013 6:59:09 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: GOP_Party_Animal

Look no further than John Roberts. I can almost guarantee you that Obama had IRS information on him, and used it to blackmail him into approving Obamascare.


6 posted on 05/17/2013 6:59:13 AM PDT by Galtoid ( .)
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To: GOP_Party_Animal

You wonder how these people can look at themselves in the mirror.


7 posted on 05/17/2013 6:59:27 AM PDT by henkster (I have one more cow than my neighbor. I am a kulak.)
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To: Bigtigermike

Rigged election - can’t get much more serious than that.


8 posted on 05/17/2013 6:59:42 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Bigtigermike

Is this the same Max Baucus who called for the IRS to investigate tax exempt political groups?!

Why yes it is.

http://www.cnsnews.com/blog/joe-schoffstall/sen-baucus-called-irs-investigate-activities-tax-exempt-groups-2010


9 posted on 05/17/2013 7:01:10 AM PDT by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: Galtoid

That sounds about right and Reid the rat saying he knows what’s on Romney’s. If he had any balls he would say to the media - ‘now all this makes sense why Reid would bring up my return.’ Have no mercy for these evil b**tards!


10 posted on 05/17/2013 7:07:11 AM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: henkster
You wonder how these people can look at themselves in the mirror

It's easy when you don't cast a reflection.

11 posted on 05/17/2013 7:07:28 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,)
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To: Bigtigermike
you mean the Baucus who shoved obamacare down our throats?...

now this arse rats are going all of a sudden develop a conscience?....

he's not running in Montana again but you sure as hell know he's setting himself up to be a "good" guy and to get more of his ilk elected in that schizoid Montana...

12 posted on 05/17/2013 7:12:12 AM PDT by cherry
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To: Bigtigermike
But a House leader, Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp, said the scandal hasn't reached the level where a special prosecutor is warranted.

Translation:

Don't you dare take my 15 min. of fame away from me.


13 posted on 05/17/2013 7:14:44 AM PDT by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: GOP_Party_Animal; Bigtigermike

He should KNOW, didn’t he wrote and demanded IRS to go after Conservatives???


14 posted on 05/17/2013 7:15:51 AM PDT by danamco (-)
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To: cherry

Yeah, maybe he doesn’t want to go out as a complete stinker. He does need to be able to look some people in the eye unless he’s leaving Montana. So, maybe we can use this, particularly since he was hanging with Franken to abuse the Tea Party.


15 posted on 05/17/2013 7:16:34 AM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Bigtigermike

I suspect it will be revealed that there was a much more direct and dynamic connection between the IRS and the DNC. There will be shocking links.


16 posted on 05/17/2013 7:16:42 AM PDT by Obadiah (High speed, low drag.)
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To: Bigtigermike
Watergate will soon be a minor event compared to this. Think of the "Boss" Tweed scandal if circa 1867-1871 in New York City but on a national scale.
17 posted on 05/17/2013 7:16:59 AM PDT by RayChuang88 (FairTax: America's economic cure)
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To: Galtoid
Look no further than John Roberts. I can almost guarantee you that Obama had IRS information on him, and used it to blackmail him into approving Obamascare.

I agree.

18 posted on 05/17/2013 7:18:24 AM PDT by stayathomemom (Beware of kittens modifying your posts.)
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To: Bigtigermike

I wonder how Joe the Plumber works into this mess.

If you recall, Joe the Plumber was from Ohio. Shortly after asking Obama some great questions (in 2008), his confidential records were searched illegally and some released to the public.

see:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2135419/posts


19 posted on 05/17/2013 7:19:49 AM PDT by kidd
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To: RayChuang88

IRS scandal? ... *Look for the union label, when you are being, audited*


20 posted on 05/17/2013 7:20:31 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: GOP_Party_Animal

This is the nature of big government. I don’t know why everyone acts so shocked by this. Did anyone really not expect this from the Obama Administration?


21 posted on 05/17/2013 7:21:53 AM PDT by KansasGirl ("If you have a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."--B. Hussein Obama)
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To: GOP_Party_Animal

They all did and did absolutely nothing. Worse, they lied about it and denied it was happening. Anything to squeak through the election cycle.

Now, who cares if it all comes out...what are any of them going to actually DO about it? Not much past the indignant faux outrage.

Just another act in the kabuki theater. Brought to you by Black Cow, sanitized fertilizers....

It is time to seriously consider a break from these idiots.


22 posted on 05/17/2013 7:22:58 AM PDT by Adder (No, Mr. Franklin, we could NOT keep it.)
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To: Galtoid

NO, that “blackmail” was done on the “secret” meeting at SCOTUS on January 14, 2009 with eight other justices present. The Chcago-GODFATHER-Thugs-like softly whispering in John Roberts’ ears, “remember you have family and small children, etc”. They were all humiliated at a SOUA with standing ovation from DNC-assclowns, enough to to cave in to obamaScare later. He knew/saw what happened to the choir members, the Passport “lifter” (shot) Bill Gwatney and Andrew Breitbart. On the above date EVERYbody and EVERYthing went mute and AWOL all the way down the latter, including military brass (Lt.Col Lakin) on the NBC issue!!!

WHY is John Brennan (a Muzzie) now CIA head???


23 posted on 05/17/2013 7:26:15 AM PDT by danamco (-)
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To: Bigtigermike

They can’t shut Baucus up.


24 posted on 05/17/2013 7:28:09 AM PDT by Viennacon (l)
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To: Adder

I’m watching the hearing now on Varney & Co. These people are beyond evasive, saying there was no stinkin’ political targeting!

The DemoRats are being perhaps more irrational and stupid than during the Benghazi whistle-blower hearing. The only one who asked a relevant question was Rangel. You have Levin, McDermot, some other idiot, pretending liberal groups were targeted, saying the White House is innocent, that the IRS can manage Obamacare. These people make me sick.


25 posted on 05/17/2013 7:31:47 AM PDT by Viennacon (l)
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To: Bigtigermike
Oh, Sen. Bacchus knows, he's just waiting to see if Congress is going to be able to "coax" or "stumble" into the truth!

He's not going to step out and tell the truth, as an honest person would, like Obama, he's going to give lawyerly statements, which isn't the same as telling the truth!

26 posted on 05/17/2013 7:32:20 AM PDT by zerosix (Native Sunflower)
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To: Bigtigermike

“The bastard knew of the corruption all along and did nothing. What a POS.”

That’s exactly what his comments mean. And all of D.C.- the press, congress and supreme court know Obama is not a natural born citizen and a complete fraud.


27 posted on 05/17/2013 7:33:16 AM PDT by kreitzer
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To: Galtoid
Look no further than John Roberts. I can almost guarantee you that Obama had IRS information on him, and used it to blackmail him into approving Obamascare.

What a large, lovely bucket of popcorn that coming out would require me to buy...

28 posted on 05/17/2013 7:36:57 AM PDT by IrishPennant (All warfare is based on deception.)
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To: GOP_Party_Animal

Either Drudge or the Blaze had columns this past week on democrat senators actually calling on the IRS to audit these groups.

Nothing good happens any longer at Moscow on the Potomac.


29 posted on 05/17/2013 7:39:54 AM PDT by edcoil (If you can't change the rules, then ignore them.)
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To: penelopesire

Ping!


30 posted on 05/17/2013 7:43:56 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: Bigtigermike

The Law Defends Plunder

But it does not always do this. Sometimes the law defends plunder and participates in it. Thus the beneficiaries are spared the shame, danger, and scruple which their acts would otherwise involve. Sometimes the law places the whole apparatus of judges, police, prisons, and gendarmes at the service of the plunderers, and treats the victim — when he defends himself — as a criminal. In short, there is a legal plunder...

This legal plunder may be only an isolated stain among the legislative measures of the people. If so, it is best to wipe it out with a minimum of speeches and denunciations — and in spite of the uproar of the vested interests.

How to Identify Legal Plunder

But how is this legal plunder to be identified? Quite simply. See if the law takes from some persons what belongs to them, and gives it to other persons to whom it does not belong. See if the law benefits one citizen at the expense of another by doing what the citizen himself cannot do without committing a crime.

Then abolish this law without delay, for it is not only an evil itself, but also it is a fertile source for further evils because it invites reprisals. If such a law — which may be an isolated case — is not abolished immediately, it will spread, multiply, and develop into a system.

end excerpts from “The Law” - Frederic Bastiat 1801-1850

TREASON - “acting”/appointed/entrenched unaccountable bureaucrats (socialists) elevating to TOTALITARIAN tactics for the powers that be when the time is right.

DISMANTLE the IRS.

TREASON - continuous, PRE-MEDITATED, agenda-driven, in-your-face, media-complicit, AGENCY-ABETTED, REPRESENTATIVE-DIRECTED, ongoing...

DEPOPULATE totalitarians from the body politic. DISMANTLE their system.


31 posted on 05/17/2013 7:44:15 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: Bigtigermike

Wasn’t Max one of the senators who “sicked” the IRS on the Tea Party groups in the first place, claiming they needed to be investigated?

Mark


32 posted on 05/17/2013 7:45:09 AM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: Bigtigermike

whatever he knows, it was bad enough to make him want to quit.


33 posted on 05/17/2013 7:49:55 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Bigtigermike

Stuff your hearings in your Baucass.

Shut the damn IRS down right now.


34 posted on 05/17/2013 7:50:27 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: GOP_Party_Animal

Some years back, I recall Baucus making comments to Montana media that he would be very willing to use the IRS to go after political enemies. At the time, I was surprised to hear a senator making a statement like that.


35 posted on 05/17/2013 7:55:35 AM PDT by TiaS
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To: Timber Rattler

“Well, he ought to know since he was one of the Senate Rats who tasked the IRS to go after the TEA Party”

Typical behavior of someone whom has screwed up and tries to get ahead of it by getting their twisted version of the story out first to deflect blame.


36 posted on 05/17/2013 8:01:05 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: Bigtigermike
Hmmm...no wonder he "decided" to "retire to spend more time with the family" instead of seeking re-election.

These last couple of weeks are starting to remind me of those stories about animals, sensing something that humans are otherwise oblivious to, suddenly start freaking out before an earthquake or natural event, like packs of dogs suddenly running away from the ocean just before the tsunami hits.

When the 'rats start freaking out, that's the sign we've been looking for. It's been a long time coming, but it looks like we're going to Scandal Land for our summer vacation this year.

37 posted on 05/17/2013 8:14:18 AM PDT by GBA (Here in the Matrix, life is but a dream.)
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38 posted on 05/17/2013 8:28:51 AM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: Bigtigermike

I think there must be something coming out about him and he is attempting a preventive CYA. I don’t trust this crook as far as I can throw him. Remember how wealthy all these politicians are by the time they leave office, and Baucus appointed a relative of his to a good job (can’t remember the details just now).


39 posted on 05/17/2013 8:31:35 AM PDT by Pining_4_TX (All those who were appointed to eternal life believed. Acts 13:48)
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To: Bigtigermike

Maxie bought himself a house in Bozeman.


40 posted on 05/17/2013 8:32:51 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: GOP_Party_Animal
The bastard knew of the corruption all along and did nothing. What a POS.

I was thinking along the same lines. Isn't it amazing how a politician reverts back to having a brain and conscious as soon as reelection and the party caucus isn't an issue?

41 posted on 05/17/2013 8:39:09 AM PDT by IamConservative (The soul of my lifes journey is Liberty!)
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To: GOP_Party_Animal

IMO, all 535 are the same including the Regime.


42 posted on 05/17/2013 8:43:28 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: Galtoid
Look no further than John Roberts. I can almost guarantee you that Obama had IRS information on him, and used it to blackmail him into approving Obamascare.

Absolutely correct! If true, this could give Roberts the impetus to make certain that the ruling on where tax provisions must originate (i.e., in the House, NOT the Senate, as was clearly done here) ultimately drives the stake into Obamacare on that basis.

FReegards!


43 posted on 05/17/2013 8:55:11 AM PDT by Agamemnon (Darwinism is the glue that holds liberalism together)
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To: Bigtigermike

This should be an opening to reform the entire tax code and IRS.

Alas, we have a balless party in the opposition.


44 posted on 05/17/2013 8:56:47 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Bigtigermike

What we are witnessing what happens when a man who has always believed the worst about those who run the country is elected president, instead of a man who has always looked up to those who have held the office.

A man who has looked with scorn on the previous presidents, believing every action they took was self-serving, and every press release they made was based on political calculations. A man who always saw the presidency as a means to an end, a role in a larger game.

A man who believed things like the “spirit of the American people,” the “wisdom of our forefathers,” and the “respect due the office of te Presidency” were all political tropes and convenient figures of speech rather than real, heartfelt and valued ideals.

This is what happens when such a man is made President. He runs his administration in the way he believes all the former administrations have been run.

He makes all his worst beliefs about the fat cats, corrupt politicians and power-hungry, self-serving elitists come true in every way.


45 posted on 05/17/2013 8:57:15 AM PDT by caligatrux
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To: presently no screen name

“That sounds about right and Reid the rat saying he knows what’s on Romney’s. If he had any balls he would say to the media - ‘now all this makes sense why Reid would bring up my return.’ Have no mercy for these evil b**tards!”

You are on to something here. The entire narrative was about Romney’s tax records for months during the campaign.


46 posted on 05/17/2013 8:59:10 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Obadiah
I suspect it will be revealed that there was a much more direct and dynamic connection between the IRS and the DNC. There will be shocking links.

I am wondering what kind of monetary damages could be wreaked upon the DNC with such a link. Insolvency for the 2014 electoral round?

Consider the National Organization for Marriage's lawsuit against IRS being brought by their attorney, Jay Sekulow, for handing their confidential tax information over to the "Human Rights Project."

Implication of the DNC in any of this IRS scandal could cause that whole party to collapse financially.

Routed by their own tyrannical excesses. Hoist on their own petard!!!

FReegards!


47 posted on 05/17/2013 9:02:11 AM PDT by Agamemnon (Darwinism is the glue that holds liberalism together)
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To: headstamp 2
You are on to something here. The entire narrative was about Romney’s tax records for months during the campaign.

Question is: could Reid be thrown out for admitting to being in possession of such information?

FReegards!


48 posted on 05/17/2013 9:10:19 AM PDT by Agamemnon (Darwinism is the glue that holds liberalism together)
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To: Bigtigermike

Does this make him OUR useful idiot?


49 posted on 05/17/2013 9:16:43 AM PDT by manic4organic (It was nice knowing you, America.)
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To: henkster

You must not be from Chicago.


50 posted on 05/17/2013 9:22:50 AM PDT by karnage
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