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Rivkin and Casey: The True Lesson of the IRS Scandal
The Wall Street Journal ^ | August 22, 2013 | David B. Rivkin Jr. and Lee A. Casey

Posted on 08/23/2013 10:25:13 AM PDT by rallyali

President Obama and his political allies have dismissed as "phony scandals" mounting evidence that the Internal Revenue Service and other federal agencies hindered and punished conservative advocacy groups. Meanwhile, efforts are under way to impose even more regulation on core political speech.

The government's abuses are very real, but the scandal's lessons are not appreciated: The federal regulation of political speech has already gone further than can be justified by existing law, let alone the Constitution.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: benghazi; corruption; davidrivkin; democrats; fastandfurious; impeachnow; irs; irsscandal; leecasey; obama; scandals
We need to be alert at the attempts of the government shunning out conservative viewpoints from our country! Don't let the liberals run over us. The IRS Scandal is just another showing of Obama sabotaging our system!
1 posted on 08/23/2013 10:25:13 AM PDT by rallyali
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To: rallyali

The power to tax is the power to destroy.

2 posted on 08/23/2013 10:27:29 AM PDT by DManA
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To: rallyali; All

Obama and Holder are publicly speaking about their ‘plan of the week’ that are just more smokescreen distractions to divert attention away from the incompetent manner Obama has handled his day job.

The best indicator of a PHONY ADMINISTRATION is the number of its REAL SCANDALS.

Commie Tyrant Obama’s current talking points are thus smokescreen distractions for the products of Obama’s first 4 years in office:
* Refusal to close US Southern Border to Mexican illegal alien invaders
* No known un-forged records of Place of Birth
* No known un-forged records of University grades
* Benghazi Massacre
* Dereliction of Duty as CIC during Benghazi Massacre
* Cover up of Benghazi Massacre
* Destruction of Seal Team Six
* Cover up of Fast and Furious murder of US Border Agent by Exec. Order
* IRS-Obama’care” Commune Death Grip on Wealth and Health
* NSA-Gestapo Death Grip on all citizen’s communications
* Use of Courts against News Media
* Use of Supreme Court to install Un-Constitutional Obama’care’ Tax
* Destruction of the US Coal Industry
* Refusal to permit XL Pipeline construction
* Trillion Dollar a year Federal Overspending
* Monthly violations of the US Constitution by Obama
* Use of Exec. Orders to bypass Congress.

REPLACE sniveling coward Speaker Boehner with a FIGHTER!

It is time to IMPEACH Tyrant B. Hussein Obama, aka Barry Soetoro.

Tyrant B. Hussein Obama, (aka Barry Soetoro), continues his unopposed efforts to expand Totalitarian Obamanation in Liberty-based America.

Where are the Republican opponents of Tyrant Obama?

Why have the Articles of Impeachment for Tyrant Obama not been issued by US House Speaker Boehner, or Pro-Welfare Republicans Cantor or Ryan?

Have House and Senate Pro-Welfare Republicans formed a cave-in pact with Pro-Welfare Democrats to protect Tyrant Obama?

The main thing that Speaker Boehner is afraid of is being blamed for doing his job.

Speaker Boehner’s job now is to shut down the NON-ESSENTIAL parts of the US Federal Government until Obama’care’ is ABOLISHED, however long that takes.

3 posted on 08/23/2013 10:27:48 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: rallyali

I bet somewhere the NSA is involved in this. Someone has to feed the IRS there information.

My questions is, who did the NSA collect data on, who requested it, and what was done with it?

Find the answer to that and you take down everyone.

4 posted on 08/23/2013 10:29:04 AM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (Make today a great day. Insult a liberal.)
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To: rallyali

I’ve asked this before but nobody seems to know - If an organization doesn’t get a 501C3 or 4 designation are you pretty much out of business? Do you have to pay tax on contributions as if they were income?

5 posted on 08/23/2013 10:30:37 AM PDT by DManA
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To: rallyali

The true lesson is that scandals have no consequences in Washington. Maybe a little embarassment at being caught, but no real price to pay. Everyone in “the big show” still gets paid courtesy of the taxpayer.

6 posted on 08/23/2013 10:35:29 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Starboard
“It's hard to imagine a more stupid or dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong.”- Thomas Sowell.
7 posted on 08/23/2013 11:08:50 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: rallyali

May 20 2013
David Rivkin and Lee Casey: The IRS and the Drive to Stop Free Speech

8 posted on 08/23/2013 10:46:32 PM PDT by Whenifhow
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To: rallyali

Help us pass the FairTax legislation!

9 posted on 08/24/2013 8:39:48 PM PDT by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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