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Video: IRS commissioner not sure if itís inappropriate to ask pro-life group about Ö its prayers
Hotair ^ | 05/17/2013 | AllahPundit

Posted on 05/17/2013 2:04:21 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

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To: SeekAndFind
What about abolishing the income tax and replacing it with a tax on China imports?

Repeal the 16th(abolishes income tax and IRS )

Impeach Obama

Obama’s IRS targeted conservative groups to throw the election to Obama and democrats . It wasn't just prejudice but a plan a goal to rig the election for Obama . Obama knew as that is coming out.It lied about that and to my mind Obama planned the IRS rigging the election , who benefited from the IRS targeting tea party groups especially in battle ground states during the election? a big eared donkey that's who

51 posted on 05/18/2013 4:29:40 AM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: oldbrowser

“The commissioner is playing dumb. Didn’t Geithner pull the same BS?”

Yes, nothing like a tax-dodger heading Treasury...


52 posted on 05/18/2013 5:01:24 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: SeekAndFind

As Greg Gutfeld famously said yesterday on The Fives: “Never trust a guy over 50 who sports a perm.”

This creepy, Lurch-like liar is probably representative of the gaggle of bureaucrats that care little about the nation but much about their persona and money.


53 posted on 05/18/2013 5:14:47 AM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: hosepipe

We are the IRS-

We are rogue...

...and we also wear the Union label.


54 posted on 05/18/2013 6:01:24 AM PDT by homegroan (Never make someone a priority when all you are to them is an option....)
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To: brityank

It’s still a start... better than we’ve seen from the Washington Post in years.


55 posted on 05/18/2013 6:32:46 AM PDT by GOPJ (Conservatives were Obama's victims, but unlike the press we were aware of it.)
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To: SeekAndFind
the IRS should be just abolished good for all.
56 posted on 05/18/2013 6:56:51 AM PDT by Drawn7979
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To: SeekAndFind

What country am I living in?


57 posted on 05/18/2013 7:43:38 AM PDT by PghBaldy (12/14 - 930am -rampage begins... 12/15 - 1030am - Obama's advance team scouts photo-op locations.)
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To: jeffc

"You don't know very much, do you?"

Sounds like Miller better get his head and his ass wired together...

58 posted on 05/18/2013 7:59:39 AM PDT by chimera
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To: SeekAndFind

If they set these applications aside for the sake of efficiency, then where in the effiency flow chart does it say: “Ask applicant to detail the content of their prayers?”


59 posted on 05/18/2013 8:55:41 AM PDT by Fitzy_888 ("ownership society")
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To: SeekAndFind

This is what happens when you elect a Chicago gangster to the presidency.


60 posted on 05/18/2013 9:20:07 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
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To: jeffc

The ACLU is MIA as usual. They are strictly antiChristian, not pro-Civil Liberties or Free Speech.


61 posted on 05/18/2013 9:30:45 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: homegroan

We are the IRS- We are rogue... ...and we also wear the Union label.


True... the UNIONS are rogue AND maleficent in every possible way..
Negative in every way, there are NO redeeming characteristics of UNIONS today..

Not only rogue but treasonous and seditious.. even performing espionage..
They should be outlawed.. and prosecuted.. raped and hung..

Not forgetting the vision that Union hierarchy IS PEOPLE...
They are PEOPLE doing all this.. malicious PEOPLE...
NOT some nebulous organization..... BUT PEOPLE... guilty ones..

Socialists... like the same ones that murdered some say @300,000,000 people last century...
Nasty murderous PEOPLE.. (running the unions)..


62 posted on 05/18/2013 11:26:23 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: Hoodat
" Give me a flat income tax any day over a national sales tax."

You may believe this is the best solution, but notice... Your mother makes $ 25,000 and spends $ 22,000 on medical expenses each year. You help out to keep her alive. You give her $ 10,000 of your $ 45,000 salary. Your great idea of a flat income tax (15%?, 10%?) leaves her with $ 0 after paying your $ 2,200 tax (living on your donation) and you with $ 30,500 (or less) to feed your family. How's that working for you?

The current tax system began with a a "flat tax". Over time, the needed exceptions folks noticed became "deductions" or "exclusions" or "credits". Now we are here. If we took your advice, we would dump this system and slowly return to it at a cost of billions to re-create the laws which are now in place.

The vast majority of the tax law is not about ordinary folks. That might occupy 100 pages. The books are filled with international taxation rules/regs to stop Toyota from taking all their profits to Japan. Or Steinbrenner from passing the Yankees free of tax (oops, that already happened).

63 posted on 05/18/2013 12:48:52 PM PDT by Dutchboy88
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To: Conserev1
"Imagine the budget surplus from abolition of the IRS!"

Probably negative $ 4,000,000,000,000. How many of your friends would pay tax voluntarily with no possibilty of getting caught if they did not?

64 posted on 05/18/2013 12:51:14 PM PDT by Dutchboy88
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To: brityank
"Already done. The contents and cost of the package are listed on the packing slip, which is all put into their digital record."

Yes, of course it is. In this package is $ 400 of clothing, not the $ 30,000 of parts I plan to sell on the black market. Wake up, my FRiend. A label? That is more naive than illegals voluntarily coming out of the "shadows" to pay tax.

65 posted on 05/18/2013 1:01:02 PM PDT by Dutchboy88
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To: SeekAndFind

This is the fundamental issue facing our nation: freedom of thought.

It strikes right at the heart of religious liberty, the Founding of America, the Constitution and specifically the 1st Amendment. If government can control thought then all is lost.

Keep striking this tone: freedom of thought - and you begin to break the government’s monopoly on ideas - government schools, regulations, restrictions and taxation.

What few realize is that taxation is a restriction on thought. It is used to reward and punish people who think differently. The goal is manipulation, and via that, control. What Obama’s done is par for the course across government. It isn’t an aberration, but the purpose of.

We’ve forgotten and haven’t taught in decades that governments are instituted for the preservation of rights and liberties, not the creation or reduction of.

Every liberal ideologue who claims persecution for some petty purpose - a cross at a graduation, the right to kill your baby, etc. - simply undermines the sharp distinction between public and private and makes a mockery of liberty. Roe v. Wade is an especially noxious curse in that it forced conservatives into the absurd position of stating that the Constitution doesn’t guarantee a right to privacy. Of course it does. Yet, no one has a right to a private murder.

Between the Scylla and Charybdis of liberal mockery and conservative abandonment we’ve arrived here. The entire US Constitution exists to tell government - leave me alone. What could be more inherent than a right to privacy, to ones private thoughts?


66 posted on 05/18/2013 1:06:30 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Democrat_media

A couple years ago I went to a few Tea Party rallies in my area. I was looking forward to getting more involved and thought for sure it was gaining momentum. Then it was almost as if they “gave up.” I was wondering what happened, are people just that beaten down and don’t want to take a stand? Now I know just what the hell happened and to take a page from “Rev” Wright...God damn the government, Obama’s chickens are coming home to ROOST.


67 posted on 05/18/2013 2:18:07 PM PDT by kelly4c (http://www.freerepublic.com/perl/post?id=2900389%2C41#help)
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To: SeekAndFind
I watched a goodly amount of Miller's testimony. Be was smug, arrogant, smarmy, and elitist. After watching him, I felt like I needed a bath. He has no soul or conscience. Just like his past boss man, Geitner, and Geitner’s past bosses either.
68 posted on 05/18/2013 6:32:50 PM PDT by cashless (Obama told us he would side with Muslims if the political winds shifted in an ugly direction. Ready?)
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Demand accountabilty!
Stop this slap in our face!

Less than $15k to go!!
Let's git 'er done!!
Please Contribute Today!

69 posted on 05/19/2013 12:55:46 PM 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: Dutchboy88

I think that’s a red herring. Right now, anything you purchase from abroad can be subject to tariff. Why would it be necessary to inspect packages—— if you are here and buy from abroad, you have to transfer money internationally. The Treasury could easily keep track of that, with a lot less regulations than the IRS employes now. If we had the Fair Tax, much of the incentive to buy foreign would actually be removed, because US goods would be much more competitive. A lot of the price of everything made here is comprised of added costs due to our tax system.


70 posted on 05/19/2013 6:53:23 PM PDT by Segovia
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To: Segovia

The Treasury could easily keep track of that, with a lot less regulations than the IRS employes now.


I suggest you look into some custom regulations. There is so much politics and bureaucracy there it is as difficult to interpret as IRS regulations.

The politics continues no matter what the tax.


71 posted on 05/19/2013 6:59:02 PM PDT by PeterPrinciple
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To: PeterPrinciple

but; all those regs would be directed at people who are gaming the system and making an effort to avoid fair tax-—what we have now is a monolithic agency whose mission is to make miserable anyone who tries to make a living.

How about we just take a hatchet to the government, then we won’t need so many taxes to support it.


72 posted on 05/19/2013 7:02:23 PM PDT by Segovia
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To: Segovia
"If we had the Fair Tax, much of the incentive to buy foreign would actually be removed, because US goods would be much more competitive. A lot of the price of everything made here is comprised of added costs due to our tax system."

Aren't you guys the same ones claiming the corporations don't pay their fair share right now? Why would that change if the tax obligation became a consumer burden? And, no, not every purchase is traced. Try ordering something from Vancouver BC and see if it gets opened.

73 posted on 05/20/2013 9:21:54 AM PDT by Dutchboy88
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