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IRS Chief's 118 White House Visits Must Be Explained
Investors.com ^ | May 28, 2013 | Editorial

Posted on 05/28/2013 5:46:40 PM PDT by jazusamo

Scandal: One IRS commissioner visited Obama's White House 118 times in 2010 and 2011. His successor also dropped in often. But under George W. Bush, the tax chief visited once in four years. Time for an audit.

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As the Washington Examiner noted last weekend, ex-commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service Douglas Shulman went to the White House some 118 times in 2010 and 2011, while Steven Miller, the acting director who took over from Shulman last November, himself made numerous trips there, White House visitor logs show.

Business as usual for one of the most powerful arms of the federal government, you might think. Not so.

Mark Everson, who ran the IRS during most of the George W. Bush administration, from 2003 to 2007, apparently visited a single time, grousing that he felt like he had "moved to Siberia" because the tax collection agency was so out of the policy loop.

The alibi the White House has wedded itself to is that it had to work closely with the IRS to implement ObamaCare. But House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., says "it's hard to believe" the IRS' abusive targeting of Tea Party and other conservative groups did not enter into the conversations that took place at these meetings, at least "in passing."

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 118lapdances; barryinyourpocket; bobbauer; coffeeshop; corruption; criminalgovernment; govtabuse; irs; irsbrownshirts; jimmessina; obama; pockethoser; robertbauer; shulman; tyranny
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Shulman visits WH over once a week over two years and the tax chief under Bush visits once in four years.

Nuff said.

1 posted on 05/28/2013 5:46:40 PM PDT by jazusamo
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To: jazusamo

Oh, yeah. 118 visits and he can’t remember why. What would Torquemada do?


2 posted on 05/28/2013 5:50:36 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: jazusamo

I’d like to know how many times he visited when Obama wasn’t there, and whom did he meet with ?


3 posted on 05/28/2013 5:53:53 PM PDT by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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To: jazusamo

I’ll bet you anything IRS Chief, Doug Schulman, met with Obama’s right hand man, Valerie Jarrett—and also David Axelrod.


4 posted on 05/28/2013 5:54:05 PM PDT by JT Hatter (Who is Barack Obama? And What is He Really Up To?)
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To: JT Hatter

I wouldn’t bet against him meeting with Mr. Jarrett, that’s almost a sure thing:)


5 posted on 05/28/2013 5:56:30 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: maine yankee

V a l e r i e J a r r e t t


6 posted on 05/28/2013 5:57:32 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: jazusamo

Maybe he was auditing Obama. Repeatedly.


7 posted on 05/28/2013 5:58:42 PM PDT by thesharkboy (posting without reading the article since 1998)
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To: jazusamo

Perhaps these visits were trysts.


8 posted on 05/28/2013 5:59:03 PM 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: Billthedrill

Maybe they have Comfy Chairs in the White House


9 posted on 05/28/2013 6:00:23 PM PDT by digger48
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To: jazusamo

The IRS Commish visits the White Hut that many times and no one in the “news” media wants to know why, especially after conservative groups get targeted by the IRS? Is it that easy of a guess (it is for us conservatives!)?


10 posted on 05/28/2013 6:00:59 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: jazusamo

Shulman was visiting the General counsul of Obama Robert Bauer. Bauer is a PIT BULL attack dog. Just google his name and you will see the connection. I hope the GOP is smart enough to see this too.


11 posted on 05/28/2013 6:01:07 PM PDT by ncfool (Obama's aMeriKa 2012 can we make it until 2016?)
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To: jazusamo

Yep! your correct. I hope that the GOP can tie this goon back to Shulman who visited the White House 122 times but couldn’t remember anything.

Read more about Bauer below.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/bob-bauer/gIQAgz4w6O_topic.html

Outgoing White House Counsel (December 2009 to June 2011)

Why He Matters
Bauer is one of the nation’s pre-eminent experts on election and campaign finance law, and his views are enormously influential with Democrats.

Married to Anita Dunn.

Another article:
http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2012/11/28/democratic-lawyerobama-advisor-bob-bauer-to-teach-at-nyu/

Bauer is returning to New York University Law School this spring to teach a seminar on political reform.
The course will encompass campaign finance, lobbying laws, voting rights and more—topics Mr. Bauer has had ample exposure to during his 30 years of practice as a lawyer, which include stints working for political campaigns and the Democratic National Committee.

It gets better.

Read the end of this paragraph.
During his time on the campaign trail, Mr. Bauer led challenges to new voter laws backed by Republicans—including suing the state of Ohio in July—and lobbied the Federal Election Commission to allow individuals to text in donations (as did his Romney counterpart). Mr. Bauer also sought to compel the well-funded Republican advocacy group Crossroads GPS to disclose the names of its donors, citing millions of dollars the group has spent on campaign ads attacking Democrats.

This is the guy who pulled the chains with the IRS on behalf of the White House.

You can’t make this stuff up. On May 21, 2013 Obama appointed Bob Bauer to A FEC Presidential Commission on Election Administration.

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/presidential-commission-on-election-administration-launched-208362001.html

LOOKING TO STEAL MORE VOTES IN THE FUTURE.

Commission to identify practical, real-world solutions to long voter lines, access to polls.

WASHINGTON, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Presidential Commission on Election Administration was officially launched today, following President Barack Obama ‘s State of the Union pledge to identify non-partisan ways to shorten lines at polling places, promote the efficient conduct of elections, and provide better access to the polls for all voters.

The 10-member Commission will submit a final report to the President within six months of its first public meeting, which is expected to be held in Washington in June. Headed by Co-Chairs Bob Bauer and Ben Ginsberg , the Commissioners are experts in election administration, policy and procedures, or leaders from customer service-oriented businesses and industry.

“The President’s expectation is clear,” said Co-Chair Bob Bauer , who served President Obama as White House counsel from December 2009 until 2011, and as General Counsel to the President’s re-election committee and to the Democratic National Committee. “The Commission is charged with developing recommendations based on the best information available for administrative practices that afford voters the opportunity to cast ballots without undue delay and improve their overall experience.”

” The Commission was created by Executive Order 13644, Establishment of the Presidential Commission on Election Administration. Commissioners were appointed by the President.:

Robert F. Bauer , Co-Chair and Member – Partner, Perkins Coie LLP

Another Obama Executive order.


12 posted on 05/28/2013 6:03:00 PM PDT by ncfool (Obama's aMeriKa 2012 can we make it until 2016?)
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To: digger48

Lock him in a room and make him listen to Hillary Clinton speeches. He’ll break.


13 posted on 05/28/2013 6:05:46 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: jazusamo

They broke the Law, even if it was for Islam and al Qaeda.


14 posted on 05/28/2013 6:11:07 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: ncfool
Yep, Bob Bauer is the attack dog and most assuredly was the main reason for Shulman’s repeated visits.

Thanks for you posts.

15 posted on 05/28/2013 6:11:54 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: jazusamo

First of all, how did they know that Obamascare was going to be considered a tax?

Wasn’t that decided by the traitor John Roberts? 3 years later?

How many times did he visit BEFORE it was decided?

This stinks to high hell!


16 posted on 05/28/2013 6:16:05 PM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: jazusamo

Hey.... He went to the White Hut for milk and cookies....

Moochelle makes a mean chocolate chip cookie...

What else could it be....?


17 posted on 05/28/2013 6:22:47 PM PDT by JZoback
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To: ncfool
So how does Bauers calender compare to the visitor logs?
18 posted on 05/28/2013 6:22:51 PM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: MileHi

I hope that it comes out. I think that Jay Sekulow is very smart and seems to be heading in that direction. Tonight on Hannity he made some comments about tying it back to the WH.


19 posted on 05/28/2013 6:28:03 PM PDT by ncfool (Obama's aMeriKa 2012 can we make it until 2016?)
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To: MileHi

Or did they also meet at the Starbucks at 1730 Penn Ave, NW.


20 posted on 05/28/2013 6:30:10 PM PDT by ncfool (Obama's aMeriKa 2012 can we make it until 2016?)
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To: jazusamo

Let’s also not forget Jim Messina. He had many meetings and was always trying to destroy the tea party. You can bet he met with Shulman both in the White House and a a nearby coffee shop as it had been reported back in 2012.


21 posted on 05/28/2013 6:37:40 PM PDT by ncfool (Obama's aMeriKa 2012 can we make it until 2016?)
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To: jazusamo

The Corruption spewing out of the White House these days will require a new federal prison to be built in the future.

The Deficit will cause it to not have air conditioning.

fitting.


22 posted on 05/28/2013 6:37:57 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: holdonnow

Check out post #12


23 posted on 05/28/2013 6:43:28 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: American in Israel

Why build a prison when a scaffolding will do just fine?


24 posted on 05/28/2013 6:48:17 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: hal ogen

Well it is true that we are at war, and a lot of the charges have to do with treason...

But not all of them deserve execution. That all for the new courts to decide I suspect.


25 posted on 05/28/2013 6:52:38 PM PDT by American in Israel (A wise man's heart directs him to the right, but the foolish mans heart directs him toward the left.)
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To: American in Israel

Amen to that, let them stew in their own juice.


26 posted on 05/28/2013 6:55:13 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: Billthedrill

The Chicago way. Gangsters meet in person so no record can be keep on what was said. Only reason why someone would not call or email.


27 posted on 05/28/2013 7:00:33 PM PDT by Orange1998
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To: ncfool

Thanks, you tied it together well.


28 posted on 05/28/2013 7:06:48 PM PDT by STJPII
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To: ncfool

Sekulow is bright and talented but the story needs to come from investigative reporting, which is nonexistent.


29 posted on 05/28/2013 7:09:12 PM PDT by STJPII
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To: jazusamo

The IRS is a democrats most cherished governmental agency.

A Dem will meet with them far more often then with Military or National defense agencies.


30 posted on 05/28/2013 7:26:23 PM PDT by NoLibZone (None here can be puzzled by why Jews walked into the cars so quietly- we are walking up the planks.)
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To: jazusamo

IRS will soon be known as the Indoctrination Review Section of US Gov. They will have no role in taxation of the People. Their role is to be extortion.


31 posted on 05/28/2013 7:28:30 PM PDT by Candor7 (Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html))
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To: jazusamo

32 posted on 05/28/2013 7:59:55 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Travis McGee

As much as I want this ick gone, I’m still not thrilled about a Presiden Biden.


33 posted on 05/28/2013 8:01:17 PM PDT by Lucky2 (BO stinks)
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To: jazusamo

The Robert Bauer connection is indeed illuminating....shows that this is indeed systemic and the whole administration is corrupt.

The True the Vote affair is also quite enlightening along these lines.....


34 posted on 05/28/2013 8:36:50 PM PDT by cookcounty (Blah-Blah-Barak, Blah-Blah-Barak, you got me rockin and a reelin...)
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To: ncfool
"Robert F. Bauer , Co-Chair and Member – Partner, Perkins Coie LLP"

Perkins Coie is the law firm defending Obama in the various birth certificate proceedings.

35 posted on 05/28/2013 8:44:31 PM PDT by cookcounty (Blah-Blah-Barak, Blah-Blah-Barak, you got me rockin and a reelin...)
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To: ncfool
"I think that Jay Sekulow is very smart and seems to be heading in that direction."

I met Jay back in 1990, very smart, very gutsy, deeply passionate.

36 posted on 05/28/2013 8:46:11 PM PDT by cookcounty (Blah-Blah-Barak, Blah-Blah-Barak, you got me rockin and a reelin...)
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To: MileHi
"So how does Bauers calender compare to the visitor logs? "

Mr. Issa? Have you got those yet?

37 posted on 05/28/2013 8:47:26 PM PDT by cookcounty (Blah-Blah-Barak, Blah-Blah-Barak, you got me rockin and a reelin...)
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To: cookcounty
The True the Vote affair is also quite enlightening along these lines.....

Amen to that...We're just starting to get some objective reporting on it.

38 posted on 05/28/2013 8:47:53 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: cookcounty

Megyn did a really informative interview with the True the Vote woman... it was about a week ago. The IRS presented her and husband with literally tomes to fill out years ago... and they still haven’t been approved.


39 posted on 05/28/2013 8:50:55 PM PDT by txhurl
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To: cookcounty

Issa knew of this last SEPTEMBER.. he is now confirmed enemy.


40 posted on 05/28/2013 8:53:04 PM PDT by txhurl
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To: jazusamo

After they got wiped out in 2010, the thugs got together and decided to do something about the TEA Party, and they did. They couldn’t have BO getting shellacked again. He can’t take it.


41 posted on 05/28/2013 9:18:18 PM PDT by dandiegirl
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To: unixfox

First of all, how did they know that Obamascare was going to be considered a tax? <<<

Good point!


42 posted on 05/28/2013 9:20:49 PM PDT by M-cubed
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To: jazusamo

Collusion, collaboration, and conspiracy, regarding methods, policies, executive orders and any other circumvention of the Constitution, to undermine political opposition and destroy the fabric of this Republic.


43 posted on 05/28/2013 9:29:31 PM PDT by G Larry (Let his days be few; and let another take his office. Psalms 109:8)
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To: Billthedrill

118? It could be quite a few more..

I went to the searchable US News logs

http://www.usnews.com/whitehouse/visitors

....and found these visits heavily clustered from around April 2010 to October 25, 2010, about 80 visits in 7 months. The site shows no records for Shulman suddenly after October 25, 2010, a total of 102 before the 25th.


44 posted on 05/28/2013 9:38:25 PM PDT by cookcounty (Blah-Blah-Barak, Blah-Blah-Barak, you got me rockin and a reelin...)
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To: unixfox

“First of all, how did they know that Obamascare was going to be considered a tax?”

In my opinion this is irrelevant. The IRS was given responsibility for Obamacare compliance not because it is a tax, but because it is the only existing federal agency with the (presupposed) ability and experience to monitor and enforce compliance. If Obamacare had been declared constitutional without “Roberts rule” of it being a tax, the IRS would still administer the collection of “fines” or “penalties” for non-compliance.

Pelosi and Reid could have had the law written to give that responsibility to HHS, but that agency does not have anywhere near the infrastructure and experience to take it on. As it is, the IRS is supposed to need something like 16,000 new employees. It was perhaps supposed that HHS would have needed far more, and still would have had to use the SSN as an identification means.

The IRS was chosen simply because it was convenient.


45 posted on 05/28/2013 10:11:48 PM PDT by Cap Huff
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To: jazusamo

Check their R Bay accounts.


46 posted on 05/28/2013 10:30:09 PM PDT by Domangart
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To: jeffc
"no one in the “news” media wants to know why"

Maybe they're afraid of getting Breitbart'ed.

Hitler just had them taken out to a ditch and shot when they asked too many questions. But now, the First Amendment is all about rap music, don'tcha know.
47 posted on 05/29/2013 1:15:24 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Lucky2

I’ll take the Court Jester over the Undocumented Kenyan we currently have.

Then we’ll deal with the Court Jester next.


48 posted on 05/29/2013 1:17:41 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Billthedrill

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- What would Vlad the Impaler do?

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49 posted on 05/29/2013 4:00:37 AM PDT by devolve
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To: jazusamo
Mark Everson, who ran the IRS during most of the George W. Bush administration, from 2003 to 2007, apparently visited a single time, grousing that he felt like he had "moved to Siberia" because the tax collection agency was so out of the policy loop.

HMMMmmm...

50 posted on 05/29/2013 4:47:58 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going...)
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