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White House Counsel Robert Bauer: Architect of IRS Abuse? (Gov. Palin especially singled out)
PJ Media ^ | June 4, 2013 | J. Christian Adams

Posted on 06/05/2013 2:21:47 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

When the FBI finally fires up its criminal investigation of the IRS targeting of Tea Party groups, there is one person the special agent in charge better be sure to interview — former White House Counsel Robert Bauer. The FBI may discover the whole IRS mess leads through the land of campaign finance “reform” and an obsession with speech regulation, an obsession shared by Bauer.

Any criminal investigation identifies for further scrutiny those with motive, opportunity, and means, and Bauer deserves no quarter from FBI investigators on those three counts.

The Crimes

Without any doubt, crimes were committed by IRS employees, not the least of which was the fact that IRS employees disclosed confidential information from IRS forms to the political enemies of the groups seeking tax-exempt status.

For example, Cindy Thomas, the Cincinnati unit manager for exempt organizations at the IRS, illegally released the tax applications of nine separate conservative organizations to the left-wing group ProPublica. The IRS claims that Thomas’ illegal release of private tax information was an “accident,” but the excuse is absurd.

Thomas wasn’t the only IRS employee leaking the tax information of conservative groups to their enemies. Pro-marriage groups found their confidential information in the hands of gay marriage advocacy organizations.

The FBI can start by finding out whether Thomas and her fellow IRS travelers in fact released the private information.....

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Editorial; Extended News; Government
KEYWORDS: 2012election; bauer; birtherlawyer; bobbauer; coup; crimeince; disbar; electionfraud; eligibility; gatekeeper; govtabuse; impeach; irs; irsscandal; mafiagovernment; mafiatactics; obama; obamacoverup; obamairs; obamaschoolrecords; ofa; palin; robertbauer; sealedbarryrecords; sealedpassport; teaparty; usurper; voterid; whitehouse
More shoes dropping.
1 posted on 06/05/2013 2:21:48 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Isn't Bauer, Anita Dunn's husband??

Anita Dunn is up to her LICKING LIPS in this.

2 posted on 06/05/2013 2:23:43 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
J. Christian ADams RESIGNED from the Justice Dept over the BLACK PANTHER VOTER INTIMIDATION case that Holder REFUSED to take up because they are his Peeps!!

Hey FBI...if you have ANY SHRED OF INTEGRITY you need to follow Adams' advice......not sure you do, though.

3 posted on 06/05/2013 2:31:18 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Ann Archy

Yes, he is married to Anita Dunn.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Bauer


4 posted on 06/05/2013 2:31:33 AM PDT by Atlantan
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To: Atlantan

They are one of the DIRTIEST couples in politics, and that’s saying something!!


5 posted on 06/05/2013 2:32:57 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Ann Archy

The inevitable result of big government.


6 posted on 06/05/2013 2:41:59 AM PDT by monocle
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Without any doubt, crimes were committed by IRS employees, not the least of which was the fact that IRS employees disclosed confidential information from IRS forms to the political enemies of the groups seeking tax-exempt status.

Both the FBI and IRS were thought to be trustworthy, dependable, fair and of the highest integrity. That is, they were until the Obama Administration took over.

I am not sure how long it will take for the public to regain their respect and confidence in those institutions.

7 posted on 06/05/2013 2:44:21 AM PDT by olezip (Time obliterates the fictions of opinion and confirms the decisions of nature. ~ Cicero)
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To: monocle
BINGO!! But this CORRUPTION and CRIMINALITY is WAY BIGGER than even the most conservative small government type could EVER imagine!!

Most Americans think their President is a DECENT person.....he's NOT....HE"S EVIL and everyone around him is EVIL! He has a beautiful SMILE....but behind that is a BLACK, BLACK HEART.

8 posted on 06/05/2013 2:46:12 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Flashback:

OBAMA DEBATE COACH NAMED MAO AS FAVORITE POLITICAL PHILOSOPHER

9 posted on 06/05/2013 2:52:17 AM PDT by grimalkin (Once abolish the God and the government becomes the God. -G.K. Chesterton)
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To: Excellence

Srbfl


10 posted on 06/05/2013 3:09:26 AM PDT by Excellence (9/11 was an act of faith.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I don’t believe the law specifies that release is OK if it’s “accidental.” It’s STILL illegal.


11 posted on 06/05/2013 3:18:57 AM PDT by ez (Muslims do not play well with others.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
" More shoes dropping. "

More like Scandal Shoe Dropping Tap Dance.


12 posted on 06/05/2013 3:34:14 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; maggief; penelopesire; SE Mom; thouworm; onyx

Drip drip drip
More on the dots!


13 posted on 06/05/2013 3:36:26 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; maggief; penelopesire; SE Mom; thouworm; onyx

Drip drip drip
More on the dots!


14 posted on 06/05/2013 3:38:11 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then!)
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To: monocle; Ann Archy
They are one of the DIRTIEST couples in politics, and that’s saying something!!

The inevitable result of big government.

Yep. Think how many inbred ‘couples’ like this exist! ... Douglas Shulman/Susan Anderson ....

15 posted on 06/05/2013 3:56:16 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This criminality goes up to Barry, not just to Bauer.


16 posted on 06/05/2013 4:00:01 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Ann Archy; 2ndDivisionVet; Al B.; sarah fan UK; Sarah Barracuda; Bigtigermike; KC_Lion; Bratch
Well, well, well...more dots are still being connected!
17 posted on 06/05/2013 4:08:10 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Atlantan; All
Yes, he is married to Anita Dunn.


18 posted on 06/05/2013 4:18:23 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: monocle

Absolute truth


19 posted on 06/05/2013 4:51:14 AM PDT by VTenigma
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Do these people realize they have unleashed a current of anger that may very well develop into a tsunami. Obama better have covered his tracks well. If the link becomes evident beyond doubt, he and his puppeteers may be in the serious do do they have deserved since this whole Obama charade began. Go ahead and audit me, suckers!


20 posted on 06/05/2013 5:27:33 AM PDT by LALALAW (one of the asses whose sick of our "ruling" classes)
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To: Ann Archy

Dunn’s obsessive lip licking is likely caused by opiate prescription drug abuse...dry mouth. Seen it before in people addicted. Just sayin. Obama and all of his Marxist minions are very dangerous people on so many levels...they are spiritually and morally bankrupt.


21 posted on 06/05/2013 5:30:33 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: penelopesire

They are EVIL and DANGEROUS!!


22 posted on 06/05/2013 5:40:58 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

My concern is the FBI. It is still American or has it been Holderized to the point of being ineffective?

I fear there there is no law enforcement because there is no longer any law. The law has been abandoned except as a cudgel to smite enemies.


23 posted on 06/05/2013 6:03:25 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....Lerner must be tried and executed..... crime against the Republic)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Robert Bauer is a dirty team player. His history is exactly the same background it takes to pull off the dismantaling of the Tea Party. many threads on it last week just hit this link and you can see more information on this scum bag.

http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/bobbauer/index


24 posted on 06/05/2013 7:37:04 AM PDT by ncfool (Obama's aMeriKa 2012 can we make it until 2016?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Keep the name Robert Bauer up front.

It came down thru Bob Bauer the White House General Consul who met with Shulman over 118 times at the Whitehouse.
Then Shulman assigned it to Lerner. This scandal goes all the way back up to the top in the White House.

Read below on Bauer.

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


25 posted on 06/05/2013 7:38:52 AM PDT by ncfool (Obama's aMeriKa 2012 can we make it until 2016?)
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To: olezip
Both the FBI and IRS were thought to be trustworthy, dependable, fair and of the highest integrity. That is, they were until the Obama Administration took over.

I can't speak to the IRS, but as to the FBI?

H. Paul Rico & Zip Connolly say hello - Rico from beyond the grave and Connolly from the clink.

And that was well before Obama.

Read up on Whitey Bulger if you think the FBI was "trustworthy, dependable, fair, and of the highest integrity" . . .

26 posted on 06/05/2013 7:44:48 AM PDT by Hemingway's Ghost (Spirit of '75)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Obama Aims at Election Laws thread 2011, wsj

… The effort,led by former White House counsel Robert Bauer,prompted the suspension of an Ohio law limiting early voting. Campaign officials produced educational materials to counter a Wisconsin law that requires voters to produce photo I.D.s—but disallows those used by Wisconsin colleges.

By this spring,the Obama re-election campaign will mount what Mr. Bauer called an unprecedented "voter protection" effort,fielding thousands of volunteers in battleground states

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Glenn Beck today talked about one of the Tea Party groups targeted by IRS. (great witness in yesterdays hearing). They were focusing on trying to get dead people off the voter lists.

27 posted on 06/05/2013 7:53:40 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: Ann Archy

Robert Bauer, the chief of the political law group at Perkins Coie, the Seattle law firm hired by the White House to defend Obama in court cases challenging his "natural born" citizenship status in the United States and thus, his eligibility under the U.S. Constitution to be president

A biography for Bauer posted on the Perkins Coie website indicates he was general counsel to the Democratic National Committee during the presidential campaign of Sen. John Kerry and that he served as counsel to Sen. Tom Daschle, the Democratic leader in the impeachment trial proceedings of President Bill Clinton.

During the 2008 presidential campaign, Bauer functioned as an "attack lawyer," threatening with FEC complaints groups wanting to run anti-Obama television ads

Bauer is Obama's chief "birther" lawyer. His job is to keep Obama's personal artifacts hidden from the American People. He has demonstrated that he will use all available means to do this.

Mr. Bauer’s wife is none other than Anita Dunn, Obama's Communication’s Director, whose affection for Chairman Mao is documented …link

28 posted on 06/05/2013 8:10:13 AM PDT by opentalk
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To: opentalk

Sooooo, HE’S the BIRTHER Lawyer!!! Obama DONORS have paid him MILLIONS!! He AND his wife are EVIL PIT BULLS!


29 posted on 06/05/2013 8:17:42 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Ann Archy
nobama (and his commie minions) hate you, hate your Freedom, hate your success, hate your individual initiative, hate your family, hates ethics and morals, hate Free & Constitutional America, hate Americans, hate the Constitution and hate the Bill of Rights. nobama is a hate crime foisted upon America. nobama is the Destroyer . Everything nobama does is intentional. God help us all.
30 posted on 06/05/2013 8:27:08 AM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: hal ogen

Hate for God, especially Christianity and JEALOUSY is what Democrats THRIVE on!


31 posted on 06/05/2013 8:31:13 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: hal ogen
We have a government that uses the IRS to begin the persecution of American citizens who are opposed to policies of the government. The IRS then refers this unreconstructed conservative to other agencies which proceeds with visits to the taxpayer by agents of the FBI to investigate the conservative taxpayer for possible terrorist activity, the Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms Agency to check on the taxpayers firearms, then the EPA for possible violations of some environmental regulation and then OSHA for possible violations of workplace regulations. The IRS has become the Grand Inquisition, the Gestapo, the NKVD and the Stasi all combined. Any one believing that we live in a free country should better reconsider the facts.
32 posted on 06/05/2013 8:49:47 AM PDT by brydic1
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; All

33 posted on 06/05/2013 10:22:50 AM PDT by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: brydic1

I agree with Anita Dunn on this much, “All power comes from the barrel of a gun.” MolonLabe.


34 posted on 06/05/2013 10:33:39 AM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Romanian Revolution of 1989

The Revolution marked the end of the Communist regime of Nicolae Ceauşescu. Street protests and violence in several Romanian cities over the course of roughly a week led the Romanian dictator to abandon power and flee Bucharest with his wife, Deputy Prime Minister Elena Ceauşescu. Captured in Târgovişte, they were tried in a show trial by a military tribunal on charges of genocide, damage to the national economy and abuse of power to execute military actions against the Romanian people. They were found guilty of all charges, and immediately executed on Christmas Day 1989, becoming the last persons ever to be condemned to death and executed in Romania.

Trial of Nicolae and Elena Ceausescu

35 posted on 06/05/2013 10:55:58 AM PDT by meadsjn
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To: null and void; LucyT; Red Steel; Cold Case Posse Supporter; butterdezillion; Kenny Bunk; ...

Robert Bauer, Perkins Coie eligibility-related ping?

I believe that orchestration of both IRS suppression of the Tea Party called out by Adams and court suppression of BC challenges were likely led by Bauer at the White House.


36 posted on 06/05/2013 12:48:37 PM PDT by Seizethecarp (Defend aircraft from "runway kill zone" mini-drone helicopter swarm attacks: www.runwaykillzone.com)
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To: Seizethecarp
Valerie Jarrett.

5.56mm

37 posted on 06/05/2013 1:04:41 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: M Kehoe

defcon 2

blue glasers


38 posted on 06/05/2013 3:05:10 PM PDT by devolve
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

How about a photo of the despicable Cindy?


39 posted on 06/05/2013 6:55:29 PM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: Ann Archy

More so or equal to Billy & Hilly Clinton. If they are worse than those 2, THAT’S FREAKING SCARY!!!


40 posted on 06/20/2013 2:24:22 AM PDT by PatriotLady77
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To: ncfool
Bob Bauer the White House General Consul who met with Shulman over 118 times at the Whitehouse.

Good post.

I haven't seen any article stating that Bauer met with Shulman over 118 times. Do you have a link for this?

41 posted on 06/22/2013 11:55:11 AM PDT by thouworm (Steyn: They let [Stevens] die, and then told lies over his coffin.They did that to one of their own.)
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To: thouworm

No link or report on that. But you have to wonder about it.


42 posted on 06/22/2013 12:19:12 PM PDT by ncfool (Obama's aMeriKa 2012 The land of entitlement for the 51% crowd.)
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To: ncfool
ah... Thanks.

I suspect J Christian Adams knows more than he said in this article.

Meanwhile:

Top aide [Jonathan Davis] to former IRS chief [Shulman] reportedly logged hundreds of White House visits

Also this--- from lib website slamming Monica Crowley:

"Data.gov shows that over 200 of Davis's visits were to HHS official Liz Fowler (12 visits), White House adviser on health care Ezekiel Emanuel (21 visits), and Deputy Director of the White House Office of Health Reform Jeanne Lambrew (198 visits), who were coordinating with the IRS on implementation of the health care law."

43 posted on 06/22/2013 12:41:08 PM PDT by thouworm (Steyn: They let [Stevens] die, and then told lies over his coffin.They did that to one of their own.)
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To: Nachum
IRS Scandal---Targets List:

At least 88 IRS agents were involved in the targeting scandal

* Nearly 500 conservative groups targeted
* At least 5 pro-Israel groups targeted
* Constitutional groups were targeted
* Groups critical of Obama administration were targeted
* At least two pro-life groups targeted
* A Texas voting-rights group was targeted
* Conservative activists and businesses were targeted.
* At least one conservative Hispanic group was targeted
* Christian groups were targeted
* Christian churches were targeted, infiltrated and harassed

Source

44 posted on 06/22/2013 2:22:03 PM PDT by thouworm (Steyn: They let [Stevens] die, and then told lies over his coffin.They did that to one of their own.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; Liz
Ping to post 44

I meant to post to Top aide to former IRS chief reportedly logged hundreds of White House visits, but post 44 is just as or more appropriate in this thread.

IMO, the list points to more than just the use of the target words the public has been given.

These are just the people/groups that have come forward so far.

As it stands, the list is beginning to reveal evidence that the IRS was used as an arm of the DNC.

Enter Bob Bauer and/or Rahm?

CONNECT THE DOTS: Obama's stranglegold on Treasury via COS Rahm Emanuel's dual role

45 posted on 06/22/2013 2:41:44 PM PDT by thouworm (Steyn: They let [Stevens] die, and then told lies over his coffin.They did that to one of their own.)
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