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Could the $70 Million in IRS Bonuses Actually Be “Hush Money”? ^ | June 24, 2013 | Morgan Brittany

Posted on 06/24/2013 9:22:10 AM PDT by Kaslin

As a follow up to my May 20th article, I have a new theory.  The audacity and arrogance of our current government has reached heights that no one could have predicted.  When the news came down last week that the IRS, while still under Congressional scrutiny was going to receive $70 million dollars in employee bonuses, I thought that I was listening to a late-show comedian telling a good joke.

It was no joke however.  The truth is that yes, as ridiculous as it sounds, the IRS is scheduled to receive $70 million MORE of tax money to pay them for “a job well done”.  Jumping out in front of all of this was Sen. Chuck Grassley (R.-Iowa) who argued that the government cutbacks caused by sequestration were supposed to stop these sorts of bonuses.  In fact, the Office of Management and Budget has told government agencies to hold off on discretionary awards while under sequester.

Daniel Werfel who replaced Stephen Miller, who replaced Douglas Shulman as acting commissioner to the IRS has assured Congress and the American people that “big changes are coming to the IRS.”  As recently as June 3, he seemed to win the confidence of members of the GOP when he put Lois Lerner on administrative leave and he pledged to be forthcoming with Congress.

What a difference two weeks make.  Not only are things not changing, they seem to be getting worse.  First of all, he missed the deadline directed by the White House for a 30 day report of the agency.  The deadline came and went and now it “supposedly” will be ready by the end of June.  Next came the news of the employee bonuses which is causing outrage among members of Congress and the American people.

This begs the question; why would certain IRS employees get more hefty bonuses when they have proven themselves to be nothing but incompetent? 

As we peel off the layers of this onion we are beginning to get to the heart of the truth. We have come to find out that it wasn’t just two “rogue” agents in the Cincinnati office that caused all of the targeting of Conservative groups.  The closer we get however, the more walls go up to stop the progress.  First we had the ridiculous testimony from Shulman and Miller, and then we had the outrageous statements and taking the fifth by Lois Lerner.  For her loyalty, she has received bonuses and gone on administrative leave with pay.  Then we hear that Sarah Hall Ingram who was in charge of tax exempt requests got bonuses and has been put in charge of Obamacare.

Evidently certain IRS employees didn’t like being thrown under the bus so they put the blame on their supervisors, who in turn pointed the finger at Washington.  We found out that Shulman had visited the White House over 157 times since 2009, and as recently as this past week, we discovered that his Chief of Staff, Jonathon M. Davis visited over 310 times between the fall of 2009 and February of 2013.  He was Shulman’s political aide, not versed in tax issues.  I guarantee you he wasn’t discussing taxes.

The polls began shifting with many Americans now believing that the White House was involved in the targeting of Conservative groups. Last week the walls were beginning to close in. 

Then it was revealed that Werfel had okayed the $70 million in bonuses.  Interesting timing don’t you think? Could the fact that upset agents who were only doing what they were told to do started spilling to Congress the names of higher ups?  Did a call go out to the Union that perhaps a bit of a bonus for “a job well done” would cause them to be less forthcoming?

Actually they did do their jobs well.  The Conservative groups were delayed and harassed until the election was over, so these IRS employees deserve a prize.  Are any other government agencies getting hefty bonuses?  I doubt it.

I know this sounds conspiratorial, but with the outright lies and deception about Benghazi, Fast and Furious, the targeting of James Rosen and the AP and the NSA spying scandal, one can’t help but wonder to what lengths this administration will go to in order to hold on to its power and continue its path toward the fundamental transformation of America.

TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Government
KEYWORDS: abuse; corruption; irs; irsbonuses; irshushmoney; irsscandal; irsscandals

1 posted on 06/24/2013 9:22:10 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

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 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

government can’t be trusted

liberals/democrats trust government and love gov

2 posted on 06/24/2013 9:24:10 AM PDT by Democrat_media (IRS rigged election for Obama and democrats by shutting down tea party)
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To: Kaslin

Brilliant deduction. :) Thanks for posting it.

3 posted on 06/24/2013 9:30:22 AM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,Â)
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To: Kaslin

Our country is SO OVER. We got what we deserve for killing 55 MILLION BABIES.

4 posted on 06/24/2013 9:37:17 AM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Kaslin
somewhat like the $46M IRS refunds sent to ONE Atlanta address for 26,000 filers? (was on Drudge yesterday)?
5 posted on 06/24/2013 9:47:15 AM PDT by llevrok (We are in a new Cold War. At home.)
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To: Democrat_media

The amount of money the IRS sent to alien workers in 2011 totals more than $46 million in tax refunds.

These 23,994 unauthorized alien workers all listed this one address in Atlanta, Georgia. You can view the audit report here by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration.

CNN reports there were 10 address from around the country and 4 of them were in Atlanta.

The IRS sent 11,284 refunds worth a combined $2,164,976 to unauthorized alien workers at a second Atlanta address; 3,608 worth $2,691,448 to a third; and 2,386 worth $1,232,943 to a fourth.

The IRS has has been knowingly facilitating the ability for Unauthorized Aliens to work illegally in the United States for almost fourteen years according to the Treasury Inspector General’s Semiannual Report to Congress.

Other locations for singular addresses used simultaneously by thousands of unauthorized alien workers are as follows:
•Oxnard, Calif, where the IRS sent 2,507 refunds worth $10,395,874
•Raleigh, North Carolina, where the IRS sent 2,408 refunds worth $7,284,212
•Phoenix, Ariz., where the IRS sent 2,047 refunds worth $5,558,608
•Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., where the IRS sent 1,972 refunds worth $2,256,302
•San Jose, Calif., where the IRS sent 1,942 refunds worth $5,091,027
•Arvin, Calif., where the IRS sent 1,846 refunds worth $3,298,877


6 posted on 06/24/2013 10:23:18 AM PDT by ncfool (Obama's aMeriKa 2012 The land of entitlement for the 51% crowd.)
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To: llevrok

That money didn’t go to undocumented aliens. It went, however circuitous its path, eventually to the democRAT Party! Like the stimulus (Porkulus) program, it was merely one more money laundering scheme to fund the rats straight out of the U.S. Treasury! JMO

7 posted on 06/24/2013 10:31:04 AM PDT by Tucker39
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To: Kaslin

I the amount and recipients of THESE bonuses are public information, then it is necessary to look at all past bonuses.

To determine if these bonuses ARE hush money, we need to know how often, why, to whom and how much in bonuses have been given, previously.

THAT should say it all!

8 posted on 06/24/2013 10:35:29 AM PDT by SMARTY (“The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. “Henri Frederic Amiel)
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Of course it is! This government has become nothing less than a mafia. An election was stolen in 2012!!!!!!!!! And not one word from our idiotic leaders on that angle. This election result was illegitimate. How anyone cannot see that is simply astonishing.

9 posted on 06/24/2013 10:46:47 AM PDT by Phillyred
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To: Kaslin

Who ever heard of government employees getting bonuses? No one has because they don’t. Or didn’t before this scandal so, of course, it’s hush money. Wait, I thought the IRS thing was all settled waaaaay last week. The msm is all Snowden and not a peep about any other government wrong doing.

10 posted on 06/24/2013 11:56:03 AM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: Kaslin

Now would be a good time for OWS (Occupy Wall Street) to become OGA (Occupy Government Agencies).

11 posted on 06/24/2013 12:19:04 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: Kaslin

We know who is in the group that did this, and their superiors. Werfel needs to report out what percentage of the $70 million went to them. If he can’t get this info out in 72 hours he should be fired for incompetence (at least).

12 posted on 06/24/2013 12:28:05 PM PDT by cookcounty (IRS = Internal Revenge Service.)
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To: Kaslin

13 posted on 06/24/2013 8:09:20 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: Kaslin

Obama rewarding his friends and punishing his enemies.

14 posted on 06/25/2013 4:45:34 AM PDT by Texas resident (Watch the other hand.)
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