Skip to comments."Is This Still America?" Congressional Hearing Turns Into IRS Smackdown
Posted on 05/17/2013 10:43:46 AM PDT by Biggirl
The IRS under the Obama administration painted targets on the backs of conservatives beginning in 2010, and ousted acting IRS commissioner Steven Miller apologized to the House Ways and Means Committee on Friday. But members on both sides of the aisle were furious, and castigated him for the mismanagement and political gamesmanship the IRS engaged in on his watch. Texas Republican congressman Kevin Brady had the harshest criticism for Miller. Is this still America?' he asked him.
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Is this still America?’
Nope. Not the country I grew up in. We’ve ‘changed’ donchaknow.
Easy — they’re six hours ahead of us. That’s plenty of time to write up the story.
“It ain’t no more.”
It will never be disbanned, it’s the most effective tool the government has for keeping law-abiding citizens in fear and in line, also for handling the largest wealth redistribution. It fulfills so many of the functions of the tyranny we live under while we ostensibly have the “rule of law”. No matter how far off the grid any citizen gets to escape government tyranny, they can never go beyond the reach of the IRS.
The moral of the story is that Kevin Brady has a record of being half-assed. Read his bio on Wikipedia. Not very impressive.
He only comes alive when it is time to raise money or have an election.
Congress is playing “WeekEnd at Bernies “ with Uncle Sam..
The ol boy is quite dead you know?...
And LAdy Liberty is being PimPed by the White Hut...
And the Press are the PIMPS!...
Had hoped you’d seen that episode before, could not find the pic from moments later when Egyptian snake charming music began playing as the steering column began to rise and then fall over into Barney’s hands.
Guess I didn’t see that one. In my whole life, never saw a steering wheel come off in someone’s hands until that happened. To get to that county, he drove that car from Conroe, about 40 miles away. Why would a steering wheel not be firmly attached to the steering column? That wasn’t discussed.
Off with his head! no fine, no jail....
Tyranny creep must be halted.
Fear of the death penalty is the only sure means
Here it is — around 5:00 into it....
Democrats and those involved in the scandals have contempt for the Republican congress and view them as self serving bafoons who may faint outrage but in the end they know there will be no definitive justice.