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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
Unexpected.
1 posted on 05/26/2013 10:24:39 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They need to find out the individuals involved in sue them personally. Bankrupt these people before putting them in prison.


2 posted on 05/26/2013 10:29:12 PM PDT by Cowboy Bob (Democrats: Robbing Peter to buy Paul's vote.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

They will sacrifice a few flunkies and go right ahead with their Chicago politics.


3 posted on 05/26/2013 10:31:12 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Of course they will. Why wouldn’t they? It was successful for the purpose it was intended for and there is very little in the way of consequence.


4 posted on 05/26/2013 10:33:05 PM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

“They will sacrifice a few flunkies and go right ahead with their Chicago politics.”

It is long past time to sacrifice a few Chicago flunkies and get on with America, the right way.


5 posted on 05/26/2013 10:34:58 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The damage has been done. There are millions that will no longer donate to conservative groups any longer.

The trust in the system is gone. You can’t get it back.


6 posted on 05/26/2013 10:39:21 PM PDT by Dogbert41 (Thy Kingdom come!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why STOP?... Who is going to stop it.... Eric Holder?..
Barry Half-White.?.... She whose name should never be spoken?..


7 posted on 05/26/2013 10:50:16 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Of course they are. As long as someone like Holder is running the DOJ, who is going to stop them. That’s their job. They work for Barry now.


8 posted on 05/26/2013 10:51:50 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you think ObamaCare is a train wreck, wait until you see the amnesty bill.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
True the Vote, the nonprofit that trains workers to find and report voting fraud, is waiting for approval

Approval, hell! If they are trying to prevent voter fraud they're lucky to still be alive.

9 posted on 05/26/2013 11:14:59 PM PDT by upchuck (To the faceless, jack-booted government bureaucrat who just scanned this post: SCREW YOU!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
A few HUGE hints 0bama doesn't give a CRAP about the fact these scandals have been exposed, or will do anything to stop them: HE HASN'T EVEN SO MUCH AS REPRIMANDED ANY OF THE PLAYERS!

As a matter of fact, the night before the most recent Benghazi hearing, Susan Rice was given a 'Great American' Award. And then, Lois Lerner allegedly 'refused to resign'.. WELL THEN, OBAMA.. FIRE HER AZZ. Oh no, paid leave (SIX FIGURE PAY) is her 'punishment'. What a JOKE.

The coup of 2008 will march FORWARD, as well as the scandals.

10 posted on 05/26/2013 11:15:49 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Obama’s IRS rigged the election of 2012 by preventing tea party groups from getting started. And the IRS is still doing it all set to rig the election of 2014


11 posted on 05/27/2013 12:32:44 AM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
obama what is it you do around here couch liar obama hang curtains
12 posted on 05/27/2013 1:26:55 AM PDT by Bon mots
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

IRS is gearing up to target everyone.

They are practicing on Conservatives first.


13 posted on 05/27/2013 2:36:58 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: Dogbert41
"The damage has been done. There are millions that will no longer donate to conservative groups any longer."

That's not damage; that's a feature. Mission accomplished regardless of court action. Obama and Holder score again.

14 posted on 05/27/2013 2:40:22 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: Truth29
WE HAD ALL better grab hold of John Boehner by phone, email, letter, WHATEVER (to the Tea Party groups and everyone else, it's time to stand up, protest in mass in front of his offices in Ohio and in DC, hit the phones and keep CALLING) to do the right thing and appoint a special investigator, a special committee who will have the balls to do their jobs and nail these bastards. According to Mark Levin, Boehner is weak and not too bright, and he is the one refusing to do HIS job and make these appointments. Boehner’s afraid of how he/Republican Party will be viewed by the press/public if he goes against Oboma, and he refuses to make the moves that will allow justice to be done. What a traitor to the USA he is, what a weak man, a man who only cares for himself. Hey, John, is your wife proud of you, you kids, would your parents have been proud of you and how you patriotically responded to the the dire needs of this country by swallowing your fears and finding that core of strength within you AND standing up to the enemy, doing your job for the love of your country and for which it stands? How do you want history and your family to remember you, John? Do you want them to remember you as the weak man who makes with the “big shot” talk and “we're going to do something about this” and instead sells out his county for political/monetary gain? You're no less a Judas, a traitor for what you WILL NOT DO.

No, John, you're no Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Mike Lee, Trey Gowdy, Louie Ghomert, patriots all to name just a few, who stand up, speak out and FIGHT. BUT, you can be, with the support and admiration of We the People standing behind you. This is YOUR World War II, John, and can you hold your head high and say you fought and did your best..remember, others gave their lives so that you and I can live under the Constitution. No one’s demanding that you “shed your blood”...we're demanding that you DO YOUR JOB, that you DO THE RIGHT THING, and stand up and speak out and ACT against this socialist enemy in OUR White House. You have the position and the power to do so, but can your love of your country trump your apparent cowardice and dereliction of duty? We're waiting, John, and time is fast running out. Either you will be known in the history books as a coward, a traitor, a man who valued political gain more than his country, OR you will be spoken of as a man of honor and courage who did his duty, stood up for his country and made his father, his mother, his wife and children proud, and himself worthy of the appreciation and support of We the People.

It's up to you, John. Look back to the our Founding Fathers, to all patriots who gave their all in the founding and defense of this country. They did their part, and now it's time for you to do the same.

15 posted on 05/27/2013 3:43:00 AM PDT by itssme
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Naa, expected. No one has been held accountable, so why end it?


16 posted on 05/27/2013 4:31:23 AM PDT by BobL (To us it's a game, to them it's personal - therefore they win.)
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To: itssme

Why isn’t anyone calling this PROFILING.


17 posted on 05/27/2013 4:45:33 AM PDT by old white guy
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why should it stop? It’s not like anyone has been fired.


18 posted on 05/27/2013 4:50:42 AM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: GeronL

These guys in Cincinnati have to be shaking a bit. They aren’t making $150k a year in salary. When the prosecution guys or the congressional demands to appear occur....they have to hire real attorneys and watch their life savings go down the drain. It’ll take less than a week for them to wake up and realize they might have to pay $100k in legal fees to avoid jail, and we aren’t even at the civil court level yet in actions that might occur. I would imagine a fair number of folks with enough time in to retire, will leave that office....even if they weren’t involved in the episode. Fear and consequences will worry them too much.


19 posted on 05/27/2013 4:59:18 AM PDT by pepsionice
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Of course. They’ll just be sneakier about it now.


20 posted on 05/27/2013 5:17:24 AM PDT by bgill (The problem is...no one is watching the Watch List!)
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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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To: 2ndDivisionVet

... and in other news, drunks are still drinking, car thieves are still stealing cars, wife beaters are still beating their wives.

Put them in jail. These people don’t stop their bad behavior just because someone noticed and pointed it out. Not when they are still loose and getting away with it.


41 posted on 05/30/2013 4:03:53 AM PDT by generally (Don't be stupid. We have politicians for that.)
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