Skip to comments.The Autocrat Accountants (Mark Steyn)
Posted on 05/18/2013 12:13:34 AM PDT by neverdem
Speaking at Ohio State University earlier this month, Barack Obama urged students to pay no attention to those paranoid types who incessantly warn of government as nothing more than some separate, sinister entity. Oddly enough, in recent days the most compelling testimony for this view of government has come from the president himself, who insists with a straight face that he had no idea that the Internal Revenue Service had spent two years targeting his political enemies until he learned about it from the same news reports that I think most people learned about this. Like you, all he knows is what he reads in the papers. Which is odd, because his Justice Department is bugging those same papers, so youd think hed at least get a bit of a...
The president and the IRS commissioner are unable to name any individual who took the decision to target only conservative groups. It just kinda sorta happened, and, once it had, it growed like Topsy. But the lady who headed that office, Sarah Hall Ingram, is now in charge of the IRS office for Obamacare. Many countries around the world have introduced government health systems since 1945, but, as I wrote here last year, only in America does health care reform begin with the hiring of 16,500 new IRS agents tasked with determining whether your insurance policy merits a fine. So now not only are your books and Facebook posts legitimate tax issues but so is your hernia, and your prostate, and your erectile dysfunction. Next time round, the IRS will be able to leak your incontinence pads to George Soros.
Big Government is erecting a panopticon state one that sees everything, and regulates everything. Its great customer service, except that you can never get out of the store.
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Powerful graphics - drop them on every thread... they’re wonderful.
As Jay Leno said: Obama's troubles are such, that Fox renamed itself, the "I Told You So" news network.
And let's not forget Benghazi. The list of govt lies and liars grows daily. The tin pot dictator in the WH went ballistic b/c he had bribed all the terroists to "play nice"....the jihadists disrupted "The Plan" to have the world kneel in obeisance to the "global savior."
Freepers were right too ... and we were first.
” And let’s not forget Benghazi. The list of govt lies and liars grows daily. The tin pot dictator in the WH went ballistic b/c he had bribed all the terroists to “play nice”....the jihadists disrupted “The Plan” to have the world kneel in obeisance to the “global savior.” “