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IRS Supervisor In DC Scrutinized Tea Party Cases
Yahoo via AP ^ | 6/16/2013 | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER

Posted on 06/16/2013 4:47:47 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Internal Revenue Service supervisor in Washington says she was personally involved in scrutinizing some of the earliest applications from tea party groups seeking tax-exempt status, including some requests that languished for more than a year without action.

Holly Paz, who until recently was a top deputy in the division that handles applications for tax-exempt status, told congressional investigators she reviewed 20 to 30 applications. Her assertion contradicts initial claims by the agency that a small group of agents working in an office in Cincinnati were solely responsible for mishandling the applications.

Paz, however, provided no evidence that senior IRS officials ordered agents to target conservative groups or that anyone in the Obama administration outside the IRS was involved.

Instead, Paz described an agency in which IRS supervisors in Washington worked closely with agents in the field but didn't fully understand what those agents were doing. Paz said agents in Cincinnati openly talked about handling "tea party" cases, but she thought the term was merely shorthand for all applications from groups that were politically active — conservative and liberal.

Paz said dozens of tea party applications sat untouched for more than a year while field agents waited for guidance from Washington on how to handle them. At the time, she said, Washington officials thought the agents in Cincinnati were processing the cases.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: benghazi; dc; dncrico; electionfraud; fastandfurious; impeachnow; irs; irscorruption; irsrico; lieirslielielie; noequality; nohonesty; nojustice; notransparency; notruth; obamarico; scrutinized; supervisor; typicalirslies
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1 posted on 06/16/2013 4:47:48 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Per Fox News just now “This is breaking on a Sunday night.”


2 posted on 06/16/2013 4:50:47 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Paz said agents in Cincinnati openly talked about handling "tea party" cases, but she thought the term was merely shorthand for all applications from groups that were politically active — conservative and liberal.

Yeah, that sounds true. What else, Ms. Paz--a unicorn ate your homework?

3 posted on 06/16/2013 4:54:18 PM PDT by TruthShallSetYouFree (July 4, 1776: Declaration of Independence. Nov 6, 2012: Declaration Uof Dependence. R.I.P. America.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Obama ordered his IRS to rig the election of 2012 for Obama and democrats/socialists in the Senate. Obama also used other gov agencies to rig the election. Why isn’t anyone shouting this form the rooftops? Come on Levin, coulter , Sarah Palin, Rush, DRudge ,FOX etc. call Obama out on this and call for Obama’s resignation.

Obama’s IRS prevented many tea party groups from getting started The IRS stole the election. We no longer live in a free country

IRS Employee: D.C. Told Us To Target Tea Party

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3026441/posts?page=1

government never works as the IRS scandal shows

government can’t be trusted

but liberals/democrats trust government and love gov

Call Congress to stop the Amnesty bill.


4 posted on 06/16/2013 4:54:46 PM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Paz said agents in Cincinnati openly talked about handling "tea party" cases, but she thought the term was merely shorthand for all applications from groups that were politically active — conservative and liberal.

Of course!

Because everybody just "knows" that "TEA Party" is really just slang for OWS, MoveOn, National Council of La Raza, etc.

Gotcha.

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5 posted on 06/16/2013 4:55:24 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

And then a recess was called because her pants caught on fire.


6 posted on 06/16/2013 5:00:30 PM PDT by ladyjane (For the first time in my life I am not proud of my country.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

CRAPOLA:
“Washington officials thought the agents in Cincinnati were processing the cases.”


7 posted on 06/16/2013 5:01:48 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 (("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.))
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Is there ANYONE in DC who is not a LIAR?


8 posted on 06/16/2013 5:06:33 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: sheikdetailfeather

There were stories from 2 or 3 days ago that Paz had been fired by the IRS. Spokesmen for IRS wouldn’t comment, but if she was fired it was because they knew this story was coming out.


9 posted on 06/16/2013 5:08:29 PM PDT by Stevenc131
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To: Democrat_media

Thanks for the link. He did rig the election and we may never know all of the ways.


10 posted on 06/16/2013 5:08:33 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Paz said agents in Cincinnati openly talked about handling "tea party" cases, but she thought the term was merely shorthand for all applications from groups that were politically active — conservative and liberal.

AND she said this UNDER OATH? Sorry, it's NOT believable...

11 posted on 06/16/2013 5:10:31 PM PDT by GOPJ (Why don't Democrats waste their time trying to win the votes of gun owners? - Coulter)
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To: Stevenc131

You are right!


12 posted on 06/16/2013 5:10:42 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: sheikdetailfeather
Her assertion contradicts initial claims by the agency...

But who, specifically, in the agency made these claims and who told them to say that? Do we know? Can we not get someone to go after them for (obviously) lying and running a coverup (you know, what got Nixon to resign...)?

I sincerely believe the "news" media will not try to find out. After all, the Prez is a Dem, not a Repub, so there can't possibly be a scandal here, right? /sarc

13 posted on 06/16/2013 5:16:46 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: jeffc

I nominate Trey Gowdy to get to the bottom if this. HE ROCKS!


14 posted on 06/16/2013 5:23:51 PM PDT by sheikdetailfeather (Yuri Bezmenov (KGB Defector) - "Kick The Communists Out of Your Govt. & Don't Accept Their Goodies.")
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To: jeffc
I sincerely believe the "news" media will not try to find out. After all, the Prez is a Dem, not a Repub, so there can't possibly be a scandal here, right? /sarc

I don't know about that; the more NSA stuff comes out the more the media might just start doing its job here — for the simple reason that the NSA-stuff is really pissing a lot of people off, regardless of democrat/republican affiliation.

15 posted on 06/16/2013 5:24:20 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Democrat_media

Just as Clinton’s greatest crime was trying to fix a civil damage case in which he was a defendant so is the IRS efforts to rig the election in which Obama (and his cronies)was running. You only need ask the question “qui bono”. Impeachment must remain an option.


16 posted on 06/16/2013 5:24:26 PM PDT by Inwoodian
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To: Stevenc131

Take it one step further.... HOW did they know this story was coming out???? Yep they are still targeting their email...


17 posted on 06/16/2013 5:24:32 PM PDT by Walkingfeather
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To: sheikdetailfeather

What the IRS did, on orders from the White House/DNC, was to disenfranchise conservative voters by not allowing the conservative groups to organize and get out the vote. During all of these scandals, the word disenfranchise has suddenly disappeared from the media’s vocabulary.


18 posted on 06/16/2013 5:39:47 PM PDT by WesternPacific (The herded sheep have finally arrived at the slaughter house.)
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To: Walkingfeather

Talking about hedging your bets. This woman is prevaricating desperately to try to stay out of trouble. They should give her immunity only if she spills the entire beans. She is hiding more than she says.


19 posted on 06/16/2013 5:42:02 PM PDT by flaglady47 (When the gov't fears the people, liberty; When the people fear the gov't, tyranny.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

In the federal government, you do as you are told or go bye bye. You can resist or refuse to do something only for so long. You can sandbag or cause ‘network issues’ only for so long.

Everyone knows this. Everyone.


20 posted on 06/16/2013 5:50:48 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: combat_boots

This came from the WH. By mouth. Nothing in writing. That’s how these peeps roll.


21 posted on 06/16/2013 5:52:08 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Yeah, Trey is one of the good guys. I hope he can find a way to bring down the Dems.


22 posted on 06/16/2013 5:52:09 PM PDT by jeffc (The U.S. media are our enemy)
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To: sheikdetailfeather
"It's the line people that did it without talking to managers. They're IRS workers, they're revenue agents."

Hmmmm...that's not what the drones in question are saying.

What a bad liar this woman is...

23 posted on 06/16/2013 6:12:48 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: TLI
This comment below the story nailed it:

Ya but the question begging to be answered is, how many organizations containing the words "fair" "ACORN" "Tides" "Progress" "Union" were held for extra scrutiny?

24 posted on 06/16/2013 6:14:23 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: All

these people hang around together. They go to the same parties, they attend the same democrat fundraisers, they go to the same stores, they eat at the same restaurants and they take their kids to the same private schools. To think that this was not at least suggested by the people connected to white house is naive.


25 posted on 06/16/2013 6:20:04 PM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

Nothing will happen with this. There will be a few early retirements, lateral moves and the occasional promotion to another agency.

Don’t expect anyone to actually be punished.

They have too many files on too many people for that to happen.


26 posted on 06/16/2013 6:21:38 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: ladyjane

LOL!


27 posted on 06/16/2013 6:24:48 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: Timber Rattler

How about Who’s telling the FBI, ATF, OSHA, etc.????


28 posted on 06/16/2013 7:05:04 PM PDT by Balata (*)We came unarmed, last time! (*)Liberals, where's the separation of church and state with Islam?(*)
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree
she thought the term was merely shorthand for all applications from groups that were politically active — conservative and liberal. <<

and a guy in the audience was heard to whisper....that's bad....but if she ever figures out that's not a trombone she blows every nite and is not really a part of the Washington Philharmonic it will break her little heart

29 posted on 06/16/2013 7:19:40 PM PDT by M-cubed
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To: TruthShallSetYouFree

It is just simply amazing as to how far these folks will go to keep from telling the truth. I wonder who was in the meeting that was convened to write this response and how many rewrites were necessary. The same number as the Benghazi presser lie?


30 posted on 06/16/2013 7:25:51 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: sheikdetailfeather

I think that Paz has been purged, who knows where she will end up. Probably as another presidential advisor with presidential privilege against testifying.


31 posted on 06/16/2013 7:52:27 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Plan "B" is now Plan "A")
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To: Excellence

srbfl


32 posted on 06/16/2013 8:06:00 PM PDT by Excellence (9/11 was an act of faith.)
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To: Democrat_media
Seriously now, these people are part of the tax collection apparatus ~ their job is to COLLECT TAXES.

This function, exempting some from taxes, is contrary to their very mission and nature.

They may well be the ONLY agency of government doing what it was designed to do!

33 posted on 06/16/2013 8:11:43 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: TLI

Duh, there are literally hundreds of thousands of government employees who are simply apolitical, don’t care about it, have nothing to do with it, and whose eyes skip right over political issues. So, it is possible. They are like the 90 million American adults who never even vote!


34 posted on 06/16/2013 8:11:43 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: newnhdad
GS 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 9 and 7 people DO NOT send their kids to private schools, nor go to Georgetown ~ or other hi toney parties.

The SES and appointee levels do that stuff ~ the staffers are not SES types. Nor will they ever be. A scandal in your subagency ruins your career ~

35 posted on 06/16/2013 8:11:43 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: Balata
That's easy, but so far, nobody in the LSM has gone there:


36 posted on 06/17/2013 2:22:53 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: bunkerhill7

Waiting for guidance? The election is Nov4th,don’t do anything until Nov.5th


37 posted on 06/17/2013 4:16:16 AM PDT by ballplayer
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