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IRS Gave Black Nonprofits Preferential Treatment
Investors.com ^ | 9-6-13 | Paul Sperry

Posted on 09/06/2013 11:12:00 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic

At the same time the IRS harassed Republican nonprofit groups during the 2012 political campaign, it selectively advised black churches and other Democrat nonprofits on how far they can go in campaigning for President Obama and other Democrats.

This raw exercise in political favoritism has not been reported in the context of the still-smoldering IRS scandal, in which the agency in 2012 audited big GOP donors and blocked Tea Party groups trying to obtain tax-exempt status as part of what House investigators suspect was an effort to re-elect the president.

But that same year, top officials with both the IRS and Justice Department — including the IRS commissioner and attorney general — met in Washington with several dozen prominent black church ministers representing millions of voters to brief them on how to get their flocks out to vote without breaking federal tax laws.

The "summit" on energizing the black vote in houses of worship was hosted by the Democrat-controlled Congressional Black Caucus inside the U.S. Capitol on May 30, 2012.

The day before the special IRS training session, then-Black Caucus Chairman Rep. Emanuel Cleaver predicted Obama would get 95% of the African-American vote — but only if black pastors "encourage" them to get to the polls. (He ended up getting over 93% of the black vote.)

IRS Goes To Church

At the time, many African-Americans were unhappy that Obama came out in support of gay marriage. So Democrats gathered them in Washington for a "pep talk," which included assurances their tax exemption would be safe if they helped deliver the vote.

It's not clear if the White House helped organize the unusual event, but two key Cabinet members — Attorney General Eric Holder and IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman — both spoke at length to the black church leaders.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 501c3; churches; discrimination; irs4blacks; irsvswhites; nonprofit; preferences; racistdnc; racistirs

1 posted on 09/06/2013 11:12:00 PM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

CORRUPT BLACK CHURCHES....Who KNEW????


2 posted on 09/06/2013 11:14:41 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

So maybe on top of everything else the other than Black non profits should sue the Obama administration for racial discrimination.


3 posted on 09/06/2013 11:14:57 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Even with a Republican President, House, and Senate, it would be hard to eradicate the culture of leftist government workers that fosters such abuses of powers.


4 posted on 09/06/2013 11:39:19 PM PDT by TChad
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To: TChad
powers > power

Bah.

5 posted on 09/06/2013 11:40:13 PM PDT by TChad
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To: afraidfortherepublic

6 posted on 09/06/2013 11:45:41 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I aim to raise a million plus for Gov. Palin. What'll you do?.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

My guess as to mechanism: the panic profiling lists du jour all have to do with conservative organizations.

What is more than a hunch: again it’s the literal Old Scratch behind it all.


7 posted on 09/06/2013 11:50:52 PM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: Ann Archy

Well, we held them as slaves, so. . .


8 posted on 09/06/2013 11:51:03 PM PDT by stanne
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To: TChad
Mark Levin often reminds his listeners that that is exactly the progressive goal, to remove the powers of government as far as possible from the influence of elections.

His structural amendment ideas address that problem very well.

9 posted on 09/07/2013 1:30:13 AM PDT by Jacquerie (To restore the 10th Amendment, repeal the 17th.)
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To: TChad

Just abolish the agency and start from scratch.


10 posted on 09/07/2013 2:28:57 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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To: TChad

They’ve been at it for 60+ years, and are well-entrenched at all levels of society, gov’t and the military. We’re so infiltrated and compromised that we’ll most likely never get our Republic back, the traitors out, without a mass purge and huge amount of bloodshed.

“The Tree of Liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of Patriots and tyrants”.


11 posted on 09/07/2013 3:47:07 AM PDT by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: Mastador1
Gee, I wonder what the status of the Black Tea Party is?

D'ya think the IRS would notice their Asian roots?

12 posted on 09/07/2013 5:09:05 AM PDT by ptsal (Repubicans swallowing more kool-aide from Rove & Kristol)
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To: Ann Archy

I am waiting to see a bunch of gay activists storm all black churches demanding to get married there.


13 posted on 09/07/2013 5:21:03 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: Ann Archy

I am waiting to see a bunch of gay activists storm all black churches demanding to get married there.


14 posted on 09/07/2013 5:21:11 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: Ann Archy

I am waiting to see a bunch of gay activists storm all black churches demanding to get married there.


15 posted on 09/07/2013 5:22:32 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: afraidfortherepublic

The whole Obama Administration is corrupt - and it has a corrupting influence on the country.


16 posted on 09/07/2013 5:29:22 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: carriage_hill

“Power attracts the corruptible. Absolute power attracts the absolutely corruptible. This is the danger of entrenched bureaucracy to its subject population. Even the spoils systems are preferable because levels of tolerance are lower and the corrupt can be thrown out periodically. Entrenched bureaucracy seldom can be touched short of violence. Beware when Civil Service and Military join hands.”

Frank Herbert


17 posted on 09/07/2013 5:42:30 AM PDT by Daveinyork
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To: afraidfortherepublic

My answer to liberal big government types is “who regulates the regulators?”


18 posted on 09/07/2013 5:43:40 AM PDT by Daveinyork
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To: TChad

We need to change the laws... then it could be done.


19 posted on 09/07/2013 6:32:29 AM PDT by GOPJ (Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts - Churchill)
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To: afraidfortherepublic

The same government already gives preferential treatment to blacks (and women and Hispanics) for businesses; why should the non-profits be any different?

The lowered expectations of blacks, Hispanics, and women would insult them if they knew better; as it is, they’re laughing all the way to the bank. If our government treats them as inferior beings, what can the same government expect of the rest of us?


20 posted on 09/07/2013 10:33:27 AM PDT by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: afraidfortherepublic; COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; jacob allen; ...
CWII is coming. Choose a mask…

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

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21 posted on 09/09/2013 3:28:21 PM PDT by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: null and void

Put me back on the list or I’ll report you ... again.


22 posted on 09/09/2013 3:30:40 PM PDT by Pan_Yan (I love it when spell check highlights every single word.)
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To: Pan_Yan

One threat suffices, welcome back!


23 posted on 09/09/2013 3:33:05 PM PDT by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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24 posted on 09/09/2013 3:35:17 PM PDT by Nachum (I am Breitbartacus!)
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To: carriage_hill

25 posted on 09/09/2013 3:53:20 PM PDT by Old Sarge (Opinions are like orgasms: only mine count, and I couldn't care less if you have one...)
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To: TChad
[Even with a Republican President, House, and Senate, it would be hard to eradicate the culture of leftist government workers that fosters such abuses of powers.]

The real hidden agenda behind ObamaCare, Dodd-Frank and Cap-and-Trade—if they ever pass it—is to create new bureaucratic monoliths employing tens of thousands of new federal workers who will join the union and vote Democrat.

26 posted on 09/10/2013 11:17:44 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Did Tall Ship Amistad Sail Off With $1.4M In State Money?

http://articles.courant.com/2013-06-13/news/hc-ed-amistad-questions-continue-but-few-answers-20130612_1_amistad-america-inc-state-money-the-decd

Folks in Connecticut, we have a *predicament*.

Another scandal to sweep under the rug.

27 posted on 09/11/2013 12:03:46 AM PDT by Daffynition (* “I know, but I do not approve. And I am not resigned.* ~ Edna St. Vincent Millay)
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To: stanne
The Amistad society is in full implosion. It's mission: **...to make resource materials for writing and rewriting history...** on the taxpayer's dime.
28 posted on 09/11/2013 12:12:59 AM PDT by Daffynition (* “I know, but I do not approve. And I am not resigned.* ~ Edna St. Vincent Millay)
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