Skip to comments.Dr. Ben Carson Blasts 'Gestapo' IRS Tactics
Posted on 02/12/2014 4:13:03 AM PST by dontreadthis
Dr. Benjamin Carson, the former director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital who is considered a possible GOP contender for the 2016 GOP nomination, told Newsmax TV on Monday that he and his family have been personally targeted by the IRS in retribution for his frank critique of President Obamas policies at the February 2013 National Prayer Breakfast. Carson said audits and other harassment began in May or June of 2013 and gradually expanded to include family members, associates, and his charitable endeavors. "Ive been quite I would say astonished at the level of hostility that I have encountered," Carson said in an exclusive interview with host John Bachman on "Americas Forum" on Newsmax TV. "The IRS has investigated me. They said, I want to look at your real estate holdings. There was nothing there. Well, lets expand to an entire [year], everything. There was nothing there. Lets do another year. Finally, after a few months, they went away. But theyve come after my family, theyve come after my friends, theyve come after associates."
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Agreed—So what do we do about it?
The do-nothing Issa and his corrupt Accountability Committee
will do NOTHING, just like before.
As I have observed the last few years of media bias, I think conservatives should just ignore the media completely. The media will never treat a conservative fairly, so why even acknowledge them? How could that be worse than being treated as they are now? Just put out whatever press releases you need to and move on.
“...when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same object
evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism,
it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government,
and to provide new Guards for their future security...”
Not a smidgeon of truth. /s
...when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism,
it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government,
and to provide new Guards for their future security
Worth repeating. HOORAY to Ben Carson for speaking out.
Conservatives by and large are getting what they deserve in the media, particularly with tv. Talk radio and this forum will piss and moan about how unfairly CNN, msnbc, etc treat them as they are writing the check to pay the cable to which directly subsidizes those same outlets. Seems all that fake reality teevee and 24/7 sports are more important to them. I have about as much sympathy for conservatives complaining about the media as I do for pathetic housewives who keep going back to a loser who beats them.
The current administration is corrupt. It has turned the irs into a modern-day gestapo/KGB.
I bought a few of his books as my way of showing him support.
Where are our brave GOP “conservatives” in Congress and in the media to defend this good man and the courageous women who have suffered because they head TEA Party groups? Not a peep from these cowards, because they don’t want to be on Obama’s hit list. That’s how dictators get their power.
"Ive been quite I would say astonished at the level of hostility that I have encountered"
I do believe that the ‘power of the purse’ that the public holds is of great importance.
Let me take the side of scum. Scum, actually I think you mean mold/algae, is an important link in the food chain. As such, it is a useful form of life.
We aren't looking at scum. We are looking at fascists, plain and simple. They might be baby fascists, proto fascists as it were, but they are well on their way. Given enough time they will become adult fascists. 21st century information gathering will provide them with all the tools they need to rule while ruthlessly crushing any opposition to the regime.
The parallels with nazi Germany are frightening. The IRS really is the new gestapo, and they are using it. They have targeted a group to blame for all of societies ills. They have various police and quasi police forces ready to suppress the population. The entire main stream press has been co-opted.
Very few people understand how dangerous these times are for America. All that is needed is one big crisis to declare martial law and (dare I say it) suspend elections. There are a dozen crisis brewing.
Stay safe, my friend.
Most of the IRS crooks were working there long before Obama. This is a systemic problem. The enemies of conservatism aren’t limited to one party.
Obamas hit list.....
Obama’s got the goods on all of them. They’re afraid of him. Very afraid.
Nixon talked about using the IRS against his political enemies. Clinton did so. El-Presidente has turned it into an art form.
I highly recommend Carson's America the Beautiful for an in-depth view of his principles, political perspective, and the background that formed them.
And now IRS controls health care.
“scum” is time efficient.
thanks for elaborating
I agree with perfectly. As much as I have tried to convince low information voters and leftist just how dangerous the regime is, it is nearly impossible to do so. They just cannot make the connection between the activities Obama and the Dems are currently doing and Nazi Germany, despite the almost perfect parallels.
The inherent problem is that only those who seek to abuse govt power will seek these positions in govt. That means that you won’t get many conservatives applying to work at the irs.
I did too, and then I started reading them. He is without a doubt a brilliant, gifted and determined man. But his mother is the wisest mother in several generations.
I would be suing their ass&s for civil rights violations. No one has the need to be targeted for destruction by the IRS due to their political beliefs or expression.
What a shame that Carson, Sowell or Williams were not the first black president, rather than the Marxist illegal alien Octoroon!
Classical New Orleans octoroons were much lighter than Obama. Some could actually `pass’. They were only one-eighth black, after all.
Anyway, I nominate Dr. Ben Carson as Surgeon General under a new & enlightened conservative administration under the leadership of President Ted Cruz!
You can’t convince them because they refuse to be convinced.
Their own righteousness is wrapped up in their advocacy, and when you try to tell them what they are advocating for is evil and corrupt, you’re directly attacking their “goodness”. Every human has a sense of the eternal, and leftists have bought the lie that their “goodness” gets them a good eternal existence.
You can draw the parallels to nazi Germany or ancient Rome. Neither empire ended well.
Damn! I am sooooooooo glad we have the Constitution to protect us./sarc
You forgot to mention Allen West. I would have no trouble with the Colonel as the first black president. And imagine what a gracious and admirable First Lady Angela West would be. We could be proud again.
DR. Carson might want to get a food taster.
Unless you count Arab north African as other than white, he is one eighth black. IF his true parentage is what he says it is!
Pablo's last few minutes were spent running for his life across the rooftops of tenement buildings.