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Ten Leading Democrats Wrote IRS Demanding the Agency Crack Down on Conservative Groups
YouTube ^ | 5/23/2013 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 05/23/2013 11:57:48 AM PDT by Laissez-faire capitalist

Starting in the fall of 2010, ten leading Democrats - including Max Baucus, Chuck Schumer, and Al Franken - wrote the IRS demanding that the agency crack down on conservative groups.

500 conservative and Christian groups were illegally targeted by the Obama IRS starting in 2010. For twenty-seven months the Obama IRS refused to approve any Tea Party applications for tax-exempt status while at the same time the Obama IRS approved dozens of progressive applications.

Now these same top Democrats are feigning outrage.

(Excerpt) Read more at youtube.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 113th; baucus; congress; corruption; democrats; franken; fraud; govtabuse; hollypaz; irs; irsscandal; kathrynruemmler; lerner; obama; ruemmler; schumer; teaparty

1 posted on 05/23/2013 11:57:48 AM PDT by Laissez-faire capitalist
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

IRS Agency on Crack?


2 posted on 05/23/2013 11:59:00 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Everyone has been asking about impeaching the Prezidente but here are a couple more very very very prime candidates for quick attention!


3 posted on 05/23/2013 11:59:58 AM PDT by faithhopecharity (()
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Drag them in front of the House Committee and get them to testify about their conspiracy to violate the Hatch Act.


4 posted on 05/23/2013 12:06:12 PM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: faithhopecharity

10 Democrats? How many of them have Republican Governors who can replace them with Republican senators?

I see a palace coup brewing.


5 posted on 05/23/2013 12:07:19 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist
Exactly, the IRS works for liberals and they did NOTHING without the demands from the liberals. (there are a number of RINOs that are liberal) The enemy is within!!!!! Oh Americans the three legged stool of conservatism holds the fabric of this nation together... ‘law and order’, NOT this get your brother IF he/she is conservative. No taxation/mandates without representation, since our founding.
6 posted on 05/23/2013 12:12:16 PM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Bump


7 posted on 05/23/2013 12:15:59 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

and that is why Obama made this rambling speech, he has to get these investigations off the headlines.

He knows damn well the house won’t closed Gitmo and have them come here and so he looks for the straw man again.

Now the headlines will be about Gitmo and not him taking peoples rights away and targeting them


8 posted on 05/23/2013 12:16:03 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

And they say we’re paranoid and that there isn’t any coordinated conspiracy.


9 posted on 05/23/2013 12:20:29 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

All I could get from the video:
1. Sen Levin
2. Sen Schumer
3. Sen Baucus
4. Rep Welsh (Vt)
5. Al Franken

Anyone know who the other 5 are?


10 posted on 05/23/2013 12:24:37 PM PDT by Let_It_Be_So (Once you see the Truth, you cannot "unsee" it, no matter how hard you may try.)
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To: Let_It_Be_So
REP. SHEILA JACKSON LEE URGED FEDS TO INVESTIGATE TRUE THE VOTE IN 2010
11 posted on 05/23/2013 12:38:31 PM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: manc

Nope. Not gonna move the needle a single hair.


12 posted on 05/23/2013 12:41:12 PM PDT by CityCenter (Pleading the 5th is just so 1972.)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

All they need is a brown uniform and a little Hitler mustache....


13 posted on 05/23/2013 12:41:49 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: Just mythoughts
The IRS lackeys and muckety-mucks alike were probably told that any letter from such a (dem) legislator could be "taken to the bank" as a promise that they would not be prosecuted for any crimes related to such illegal targeting.

HF

14 posted on 05/23/2013 12:47:23 PM PDT by holden (Alter or abolish it yet?)
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To: holden
The IRS lackeys and muckety-mucks alike were probably told that any letter from such a (dem) legislator could be "taken to the bank" as a promise that they would not be prosecuted for any crimes related to such illegal targeting.

I worked in a government agency in the late 70's. Even then liberals were in charge, and IF a republican asked for an accounting the walls around the agency went up. These agencies are reelection tools for liberals. Generally speaking republicans are 'law and order'!!!!

15 posted on 05/23/2013 12:50:43 PM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: Let_It_Be_So

Baucus has really turned out to be a bastard. And now he is running for the exits.


16 posted on 05/23/2013 12:52:27 PM PDT by johniegrad
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

That’s the thing: everyone wants to know if Obama told them to do it, but several Democrat Senators actually put it in writing.

Those Senators need to testify. Questions should be asked.

This really involves the entire Democrat party.


17 posted on 05/23/2013 12:53:59 PM PDT by Noamie
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Is Sherrod Brown on that list?


18 posted on 05/23/2013 1:03:19 PM PDT by griswold3
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To: Just mythoughts
I have a relative that's a mid-level IRS manager. I can sometimes tell when a quasi- official anti-republican message comes through, as he spouts a leftist, probably union-inspired party line as if to be seen and heard--as if it'll put him up for promotion or keep him in some doghouse, depending on how his boss(es) see him align himself (or not--but he aligns with the union, for certain).

HF

19 posted on 05/23/2013 1:09:57 PM PDT by holden (Alter or abolish it yet?)
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To: holden
I have a relative that's a mid-level IRS manager. I can sometimes tell when a quasi- official anti-republican message comes through, as he spouts a leftist, probably union-inspired party line as if to be seen and heard--as if it'll put him up for promotion or keep him in some doghouse, depending on how his boss(es) see him align himself (or not--but he aligns with the union, for certain).

Unionism is a religion, and that is the entity that hands out the blessings to majority. There is a draw to liberal minded peoples to work for US. Why like I have heard from some on the state welfare they got rights. Never mind somebody else is paying the bill.

20 posted on 05/23/2013 1:13:46 PM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: Let_It_Be_So

Of all people many on the list are Jews. Have they not learned anything about the past in regards to cracking down on a group?


21 posted on 05/23/2013 1:18:33 PM PDT by Patriot Babe
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Treason! When are we going to get a REAL president that will prosecute these monsters and TRULY stop federal bureaucrats from their lawlessness?

I’m tired of cowards and RINO’s playing the DC two-step with us and will NEVER vote again for thier lies. This includes people like Rubio and Paul Ryan. Both got DC-itis so fast I’m surprised they aren’t hospitalized.

The feckless GOP plays the same games as the Dems. No accountability, no realism in budgeting and spending, etc.


22 posted on 05/23/2013 1:18:39 PM PDT by Fledermaus (The Republican Party is dead. Let's not pretend otherwise.)
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To: manc

Only in lame stream media that no one reads any longer.


23 posted on 05/23/2013 1:19:48 PM PDT by Fledermaus (The Republican Party is dead. Let's not pretend otherwise.)
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To: manc
and that is why Obama made this rambling speech, he has to get these investigations off the headlines.

Well then, we'll just have to make sure they stay in the headlines, won't we.....

24 posted on 05/23/2013 1:21:50 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: jersey117

damn right pal


25 posted on 05/23/2013 2:11:32 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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26 posted on 05/23/2013 4:54:23 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: Laissez-faire capitalist; faithhopecharity; taxcontrol; EQAndyBuzz; Let_It_Be_So; holden; ...

Here’s a link to copy of one of the letters sent to IRS in March 2012 by 7 Dem Senators.

http://www.schumer.senate.gov/Newsroom/record.cfm?id=336270

(Note this is not the only letter sent)
Heres, a list of signers, their State, current term, and party of their current Governor.

Signed by:

Sen Charles E. Schumer, NY, term 2010-2016, Gov (D)
Sen Michael Bennet, CO, term 2010-2016, Gov (D)
Sen Sheldon Whitehouse, RI, term 2012-2018 Gov (I)
Sen Jeff Merkley, OR, term 2008-2014, Gov (D)
Sen Tom Udall, NM, term 2008-2014 Gov (D)
Sen Jeanne Shaheen, NH, term 2008-2014, Gov (D)
Sen Al Franken, MN, term 2009-2014, Gov (D)

These next three are from the comment by Let_It_Be_So

Sen Carl Levin, MI, term 2008-2014 retiring, Gov (R)
Sen Max Baucus, MT, term 2008-2014 retiring, Gov (D)
Rep Peter Welch, VT, term 2012-2014, Gov (n/a)


27 posted on 05/24/2013 2:57:43 AM PDT by XHogPilot
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

>> Al Franken

Amazing that douche bag is a Senator.


28 posted on 05/24/2013 2:58:37 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

Democrat and the IRS = the Tax and Spend Axis


29 posted on 05/24/2013 3:30:05 AM PDT by monocle
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To: Laissez-faire capitalist

If nothing else, every one of them up for re-election in 2014 should be, MUST BE, defeated!

In the meantime, criminal charges must be brought against all ten!


30 posted on 05/24/2013 12:38:33 PM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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