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Claim: IRS May Still Be Targeting Conservatives
Breitbart's Big Government ^ | May 26, 2013 | Tony Lee

Posted on 05/26/2013 10:24:39 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Though the White House has insisted the IRS stopped formally targeting Tea Party and conservative organizations in May of 2012, two attorneys representing conservative organizations have claimed the IRS's targeting may still be ongoing.

Jay Sekulow of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) and Cleta Mitchell, the attorney representing True the Vote, have evidence their clients are still being targeted.

According to National Review, Sekulow "plans to file suit in federal court in the coming weeks on behalf of more than two dozen conservative groups that claim their harassment at the hands of the nation’s tax authority continued long past the White House’s purported end date."

At least ten organizations the ACLJ is representing still have not received their determination letters. National Review notes the Albuquerque Tea Party applied for 501(c)(4) status in December of 2009 while Linchpins of Liberty applied in January 2011. Both organizations still have not received their letters.

Sekulow told the publication that "to suggest this tactic ended a year ago is not only offensive, but it is simply inaccurate as well.” He said the White House's timeline of events "simply does not square with the facts."

True the Vote, the nonprofit that trains workers to find and report voting fraud, is waiting for approval as a tax-exempt organization three years after initially filing its application with the IRS....

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


TOPICS: Breaking News; Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government
KEYWORDS: 501c4; aclj; albuquerque; albuquerqueteaparty; cletamitchell; crookedmidget; gettherope; impeachnow; irs; jaysekulow; linchpinsofliberty; loislerner; obama; pockethoser; sekulow; suethebastards; suetheirs; teaparty; truethevote
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The GOP and traitor BOEHNER do not care.

Why?
THEY are not conservatives and are not impacted.


21 posted on 05/27/2013 5:21:43 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Vi veri veniversum vivus vici)
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To: Diogenesis

They should care. The money’s drying up for them and other Rep-E candidates as well.


22 posted on 05/27/2013 5:27:29 AM PDT by Girlene
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Though the White House has insisted the IRS stopped formally targeting Tea Party and conservative organizations in May of 2012

From this statemeent they admit they had a role in it. When do we impeach this usurper?

23 posted on 05/27/2013 5:36:04 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: riri

To quote Al Gore, “There is no controlling legal authority.”


24 posted on 05/27/2013 6:17:40 AM PDT by abclily
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

25 posted on 05/27/2013 6:30:57 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s till going at the EPA when organizations are vetted in FOIA requests according to whether or not the organizations are “helpful” in disseminating the EPA message.


26 posted on 05/27/2013 6:55:57 AM PDT by cookcounty (They thought he was the Black Lincoln. But he's the Black Nixon.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Of course it’s still going on. We have an thrice admitted foreign born twice unconstitutionally elected communist that the RINO party has refused to do anything about time and time again. And with communism what do you get? Tyranny. So why would he stop? If the press in Cuba reports that Castro is targeting the press or political groups does he stop? No, he goes after them even more, he destroys them.


27 posted on 05/27/2013 8:33:22 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Of course they are. In the minds of Progressive Chauvinists, it’s always morally justifiable in their minds to persecute the enemies of socialism-

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/3024132/posts


28 posted on 05/27/2013 8:34:15 AM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: old white guy
"Why isn’t anyone calling this PROFILING."

For the same reason that black on white crime isn't a "hate crime" and affirmative action is not reverse discrimination.

We really do need a giant asteroid to end "society" as we know it.

29 posted on 05/27/2013 8:43:44 AM PDT by AbolishCSEU (Percentage of Income in CS is inversely proportionate to Mother's parenting of children)
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30 posted on 05/27/2013 1:04:28 PM PDT by RedMDer (You are Free Republic. There are no outside influences. Just us, all of us. Please donate today!)
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To: old white guy
It is that and more. BUT MORE TO THE POINT, WE'VE DISCUSSED THIS ENOUGH AND NOW WE MUST JOIN FORCES AND DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT. Read my #14 post. John Boehner has the power to DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT AND REFUSES TO DO SO. We must shame Mr. Boehner for his unwillingness to do his job and be the patriot who does his part to save this country from the death grasp of socialism. John Boehner’s father served in the Army in WWII. John's father stood up and fought for his country, for the Constitution, our freedom and liberty..he was one of the “Greatest Generation.” Would John's father be proud of his son today, for his lack of courage and honor to do the right thing, for his decision to just protect his power base and protect his azz instead? Shame John Boehner for his cowardice and for turning his back on this country and We the People who elected him. Tell John Boehner he has everything to lose and nothing to gain if he refuses to do the right thing. Tell John Boehner to have some self-respect, shake those demons that drive his insecurities and doubts, remember how his father did not shirk his duty to his country in time of war, and we are surely at war with a enemy who has overtaken our White House, our country. Tell John Boehner we will stand behind him if he will be the man with the guts and the determination to do what is right by this country. And if he chooses otherwise, remind John Boehner we will take him down for the traitor that he is.
31 posted on 05/27/2013 1:12:49 PM PDT by itssme
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To: itssme

John Boehner has the power to DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT AND REFUSES TO DO SO.


Exactly. This stuff is going on NOW. Boehner needs to be engaging the kenyan DIRECTLY. Tell the WH, you either 1) fix this NOW or 2) prepare for a govt shut down because we won’t be funding a fascist government.

Boehner and the beltway GOP are complicit in these assaults with this limp wristed tip toeing response.


32 posted on 05/27/2013 2:52:21 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

33 posted on 05/27/2013 3:30:50 PM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
do I really have to say it???

34 posted on 05/27/2013 6:42:02 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What a shock!


35 posted on 05/27/2013 7:02:48 PM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos!)
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To: lodi90
Totally agree with you.

TO EVERYONE:
We the People know what we must do.
1. TELL BOEHNER HE MUST ENGAGE OBOMA DIRECTLY.
2. TELL BOEHNER IF HE REFUSES TO DO HIS JOB, PREPARE FOR A GOVERNMENT SHUT-DOWN BECAUSE WE WON'T BE FUNDING A FASCIST GOVERNMENT.

Clear and straight to the point. Get on the phone and call Boehner at his Washington number, his office number in Ohio, and DELIVER THE MESSAGE. We must apply pressure and not let up until Boehner dose his job. Tea Party organizations, now is the time to band together and get out there with signs and loud voices and DELIVER THE MESSAGE TO BOEHNER. WE HAVE THE NUMBERS AND WE NEED TO BE THE TOWN CRIERS AND SPREAD THE WORD. It will be up to We the People to set a fire under Boehner, shame him (his father served in the US Army in WWII)by reminding him his father did his duty when our country was in peril..NOW IT IS TIME FOR HIM TO DO THE SAME..STEP UP AND DO YOURJOB AND MAKE YOUR FATHER AND MOTHER PROUD, YOUR WIFE,CHILDREN AND SIBLINGS PROUD, WE THE PEOPLE PROUD BY BEING THE PATRIOT AND DOING THE JOB YOU WERE ELECTED TO DO. PUT ASIDE YOUR POLITICS AND DO YOUR JOB TO SAVE THIS COUNTRY.

I'm calling Boehner and my local Tea Party Patriot group tomorrow and I hope others will do the same. Either get off your chair, put down your electronics and non-essentials and get involved, or kiss this country good-bye.

36 posted on 05/28/2013 2:03:42 AM PDT by itssme
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To: itssme; lodi90

“Boehner - Benghazi, MIA
Boehner - IRS, MIA
Boehner - Wire Taps, MIA
Boehner - AP records, MIA
Boehner - Fast and Furious, MIA
Boehner - Covering for Islamic criminals, MIA

Remove him.


37 posted on 05/28/2013 2:20:07 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: All; 2ndDivisionVet
All evidence shows CLEARLY that the government is not able to police itself in any but exceptional circumstances (thank God for principled IGS (Inspector Generals)!) Yet, even the honest IG's that are still in place face intimidation at the hands of government cronies.

In my opinion, it is not government policing itself that has exposed the corruption -it is the few leaks and the few leakers that have stepped off of the government plantation to get the word out. The best thing conservative leaders can do is establish an independent (independent from the government bureaucrats) whistle-blower clearing house that protects anonymity and enables information flow so that the necessary information gets to those that wish to stop the corruption.

38 posted on 05/28/2013 5:32:25 PM PDT by DBeers (†)
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To: Cowboy Bob

We need the headlines going into the elections so the more the merrier.


39 posted on 05/29/2013 6:17:07 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: GeronL

No one is going to be fired. Or maybe, just maybe, someone’s getting promoted to the Inner Party from the bureaucrat ranks of the Outer Party. (Lerner was just the beginning.)

Oceania is at war with Eurasia. Oceania has always been at war with Eurasia and East Asia is our ally....

Or is it the other way around ? I dunno....

We’re in massive trouble as a country.


40 posted on 05/29/2013 10:27:36 PM PDT by Absolutely Nobama (The Doomsday Clock is at 11:59:00......tick-tock, tick-tock, tick-tock.....)
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