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Schumer Calls for Using IRS to Curtail Tea Party Activities
Washington Free Beacon ^ | January 23, 2014 | Alana Goodman

Posted on 01/24/2014 6:03:19 AM PST by Cheerio

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) proposed using the Internal Revenue Service to curtail Tea Party group funding during a speech on how to “exploit” and “weaken” the movement at the Center for American Progress on Thursday.

Arguing that Tea Party groups have a financial advantage after the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision, Schumer said the Obama administration should bypass Congress and institute new campaign finance rules through the IRS.

“It is clear that we will not pass anything legislatively as long as the House of Representatives is in Republican control, but there are many things that can be done administratively by the IRS and other government agencies—we must redouble those efforts immediately,” Schumer said.

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See what happens RINOs when you do not perform your Consitutional duties? "Schumer said the Obama administration should bypass Congress and institute new campaign finance rules through the IRS.
1 posted on 01/24/2014 6:03:19 AM PST by Cheerio
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To: Cheerio

Schumer calls for dictatorship!


2 posted on 01/24/2014 6:06:06 AM PST by onedoug
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To: Cheerio

What a surprise.


3 posted on 01/24/2014 6:06:49 AM PST by tgusa (gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger .......)
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To: Cheerio

What a putz!

While the driveby media love this kind of stuff from “their guys”, and cheerlead it from the sidelines, I can’t wait to see this used against their side some day. You know then they’ll howl with outrage at the injustice of it all...

Revenge is a dish best served cold.


4 posted on 01/24/2014 6:07:16 AM PST by Alas Babylon!
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To: Cheerio

5 posted on 01/24/2014 6:07:42 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Cheerio

The GOPe is probably slapping him on the back for saying it.


6 posted on 01/24/2014 6:07:43 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Cheerio

He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harrass our people, and eat out their substance.

Congressional TREASON ALERT! What do the other 534 members say? (crickets…)


7 posted on 01/24/2014 6:08:02 AM PST by PGalt
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To: Cheerio

Nazi bass turd.


8 posted on 01/24/2014 6:08:09 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare. The "global warming" of healthcare plans.)
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To: Cheerio

God, I hate what’s happening in this once-great country... every day, some new attack on freedom from the increasingly emboldened left..


9 posted on 01/24/2014 6:08:50 AM PST by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: Cheerio

Schumer working in partnership with those asshats Karl Rove and Mitch McConnell, eh?


10 posted on 01/24/2014 6:10:11 AM PST by Howie66 (Molon Labe, Traitors!)
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To: Cheerio



11 posted on 01/24/2014 6:11:34 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Cheerio
that this guy being a Jew doesn't see the eerie parallels with what the nazis did in Germany to the Jews is beyond me.
12 posted on 01/24/2014 6:13:11 AM PST by ealgeone (obama, border)
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To: Cheerio


13 posted on 01/24/2014 6:13:52 AM PST by Iron Munro (Orwell: There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them.)
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To: ealgeone

He’s a self-loathing Jew and, apparently, can’t wait for the ultimate solution to get him.


14 posted on 01/24/2014 6:16:03 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Cheerio

It sounds like the Tea Party should visit Schumer at his home to get some clarification on his position.


15 posted on 01/24/2014 6:16:50 AM PST by The Duke ("Forgiveness is between them and God, it's my job to arrange the meeting.")
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To: hal ogen

he would have been a good soderkommando. getting just enough food and clothing until it was his turn to go “take a shower”.


16 posted on 01/24/2014 6:16:56 AM PST by ealgeone (obama, border)
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To: Cheerio

Yet another public servant attacking the American people. The time to throw these pigs out on their @$$es and then start indicting them for their crimes against Americans is way overdue. “The TEA Party elite?” What the **** is this retarded moron talking about?


17 posted on 01/24/2014 6:18:03 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (ObamaCare. The "global warming" of healthcare plans.)
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To: The Duke

Seriously, Chuck, are you going on record in favor of using a tax collection agency, an agency of the federal government,

to attack those whose political views you disagree with?


18 posted on 01/24/2014 6:18:44 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Cheerio

Achtung! Achtung! You vill eliminate ze Tea Party!

Immediately!

IMHO


19 posted on 01/24/2014 6:19:50 AM PST by ripley
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To: Cheerio

And then they become confident and arrogant.....


20 posted on 01/24/2014 6:20:26 AM PST by Walkingfeather
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To: Cheerio

Schumer has the support of the GOPe. Will we ever be rid of this plague of liberals?


21 posted on 01/24/2014 6:22:16 AM PST by jch10 (John Beohner has got to be removed from the Speaker position.)
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To: Cheerio

It appears liberals have decided that using the power of government to punish opposing points of view is perfectly acceptable.

Cuomo, DiBlasio and Schumer have now declared political opponents as enemies of the state.


22 posted on 01/24/2014 6:23:15 AM PST by Erik Latranyi (When religions have to beg the gov't for a waiver, we are already under socialism.)
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To: ripley
Stickin to the plan.






23 posted on 01/24/2014 6:24:27 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: onedoug

Schumer also calls for elimination of First Amendment rights!


24 posted on 01/24/2014 6:26:10 AM PST by Lou L (Health "insurance" is NOT the same as health "care")
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To: Cheerio

Hey Chuckie they already are. That’s what the IRS scandal is all about. :-)


25 posted on 01/24/2014 6:27:28 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: hal ogen

He’s a Kapo. He’ll always support that which empowers him.


26 posted on 01/24/2014 6:27:59 AM PST by Justa
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To: Cheerio
Arguing that Tea Party groups have a financial advantage after the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision, Schumer said the Obama administration should bypass Congress and institute new campaign finance rules through the IRS.

A United States senator openly advocating using the IRS to suppress free speech. This is where we are in 2014.

27 posted on 01/24/2014 6:28:09 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: cripplecreek

Brings new meaning to the word “subversive”.

IMHO


28 posted on 01/24/2014 6:28:23 AM PST by ripley
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To: Cheerio

Does Schmukie know that more than half of the country agrees with the Tea Party? I believe people are truly waking up to the fact that the government is stealing our money and giving us nothing in return. Almost every member of Congress is getting rich our backs.


29 posted on 01/24/2014 6:29:18 AM PST by jersey117
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To: Cheerio

Schumer worry about your own politicians.

Leave ours alone.


30 posted on 01/24/2014 6:30:18 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network ( http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: Cheerio

“Schumer said the Obama administration should bypass Congress “

Little Hitler and his henchmen.


31 posted on 01/24/2014 6:31:00 AM PST by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: Rummyfan

Further proof that we have become the country that the founding fathers warned us about. Slipping daily down the slope to socialism.


32 posted on 01/24/2014 6:31:45 AM PST by JayAr36 (When an American dies Obama lies. And lies, and lies and lies forever.)
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To: Cheerio

This was the front man in Congress who defended the ATF wiping out the Branch Davidians. This guy has no moral compass at all.


33 posted on 01/24/2014 6:33:23 AM PST by Fido969 (What's sad is most)
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To: Cheerio

Treason


34 posted on 01/24/2014 6:36:12 AM PST by ZULU (Magua is sitting in the Oval Office. Ted Cruz/Phil Robertson in 2016.)
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Sen. Chuck Schumer (D., N.Y.) proposed using the Internal Revenue Service to curtail Tea Party group funding

Hasn't Obama been doing this for years?

35 posted on 01/24/2014 6:40:02 AM PST by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: Cheerio

Schumer’s a filthy totalitarian schmuck.


36 posted on 01/24/2014 6:40:45 AM PST by GOPJ (Liberals never let something as petty as being 100% wrong stop them - Blood of Tyrants)
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To: cripplecreek

Meine Ehre heißt Treue


37 posted on 01/24/2014 6:41:31 AM PST by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: Cheerio

Is Schumer going to be in charge of loading us on the train cattle cars?


38 posted on 01/24/2014 6:45:35 AM PST by FreedomGuru (Time for torches and pitchforks.)
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Schumer Calls for Using IRS to Curtail Tea Party Activities

Yet another reason to loath NY (as if anyone needed another)

39 posted on 01/24/2014 6:46:56 AM PST by from occupied ga (Your government is your most dangerous enemy)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

Please stop picking on Bass turds- they are a much higher form of life than scmuckyboy.


40 posted on 01/24/2014 6:47:53 AM PST by mabarker1 (Please, Somebody Impeach the kenyan!!!!)
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To: onedoug
Don't these people ever get sick and die. Another year with a healthy Hillary, Nancy, Harry, Chucky, Jessie Jerkson, Sharpton. What kind of deal do they have with the devil?
41 posted on 01/24/2014 6:49:13 AM PST by angcat
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To: onedoug

You ever hear of the movie “Bullet to the head?”


42 posted on 01/24/2014 7:02:16 AM PST by 12th_Monkey (One man one vote is a big fail, when the "one" man is an idiot.)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

43 posted on 01/24/2014 7:03:45 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Cheerio
the ill advised decision [Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission],

Sorry Chuckie, its the law of the land Congress passed it, the President signed it and the Supreme Court upheld it.

44 posted on 01/24/2014 7:06:03 AM PST by thirst4truth (www.Believer.com)
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Activities?


45 posted on 01/24/2014 7:06:48 AM PST by Altura Ct.
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“Don’t these people ever get sick and die. “

No you have to wrestle them to the ground and drive a stake through their heart. :-)


46 posted on 01/24/2014 7:07:38 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Cheerio

"The Tea Party rank-and-file know it’s a different America,” said Schumer. “It looks different; it prays different; it works different. This is unsettling and angering to some.”

Translation: "I have determined that Evangelicals, devout Catholics and Orthodox Jews are now guilty merely for the fact that they exist. Therefore, I am now entitled to use my powers as Senator to persuade Federal agencies to disregard the law of the land in order to publicly silence the "guilty" and punish them as I see fit"...

47 posted on 01/24/2014 7:14:43 AM PST by Qbert ("The best defense against usurpatory government is an assertive citizenry" - William F. Buckley, Jr.)
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To: from occupied ga

If only NY and CA would quietly slip into the sea half our problems would go away. :-)


48 posted on 01/24/2014 7:14:51 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: onedoug

Yes he pretty much let the mask completely drop there, didn’t he?


49 posted on 01/24/2014 7:23:18 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: MrB

Yes he is and so is Coomoo in NY, one of Shumeys running buddies. They are not pulling any punches by using the weight of our government against us.

Until recently I always held out hope that it would not come to bullets in the streets but we now must face the fact it is most likely going to happen. Will it be the red states against the blue states or will it just be a free for all?


50 posted on 01/24/2014 7:27:05 AM PST by biff (WAS)
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