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IRS Insider Blows Lid Off “Culture of Corruption”
The New American ^ | 2/14/2014 | Alex Newman

Posted on 02/14/2014 6:22:44 AM PST by detective

As a growing cloud of perpetual mega-scandal continues to swirl around the embattled Internal Revenue Service, an IRS insider who has worked as an attorney at the tax agency’s Office of the General Counsel for over 26 years is now blowing the whistle on what he says is systemic, massive corruption as well as routine abuse of taxpayers. In an explosive exposé posted on Power Line, William Henck accused the agency — currently under fire for targeting political groups the Obama administration disagrees with — of embezzlement, bullying elderly taxpayers, retaliatory audits, scams, and more.

(Excerpt) Read more at thenewamerican.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government
KEYWORDS: irs

1 posted on 02/14/2014 6:22:44 AM PST by detective
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To: detective

William Henck? Wilson Blair? Henry Bowman?


2 posted on 02/14/2014 6:26:57 AM PST by ClearCase_guy
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To: detective

http://www.fairtax.org


3 posted on 02/14/2014 6:28:36 AM PST by Principled
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To: detective

The woman who has done my nails for twenty years (I know - that’s a topic for another thread) is my favorite low information voter. She is IMHO the canary in the mineshaft. She has voted for the winner now in every election for president since she was old enough to vote. (I think she’s in her 50s) But, in spite of voting twice for the O, she’s registered as a Republican. She’s convinced that she was recently audited because she’s registered as R. So she’s paying attention to these scandals.


4 posted on 02/14/2014 6:29:23 AM PST by Mercat
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To: detective

HEY BONEHEAD BOEHNER....can you even spell special prosecutor?


5 posted on 02/14/2014 6:33:24 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: detective

“”Smidgeon”, it depends on the meaning of it”, as POSOTUS was lead to the gallows.


6 posted on 02/14/2014 6:39:08 AM PST by PGalt
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To: detective

HOORAY William Henck! “See sonething, say something” BUMP!


7 posted on 02/14/2014 6:40:32 AM PST by PGalt
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To: detective

IRS has a long history of blowing billions of dollars on failed attempts to implement new IT systems. Its not really fraud but rather monumental mismanagement.

This is a well known fact in the Washington DC consulting world. Congress is also aware of this but generally tolerates it and does nothing. Which is what congress is good at.


8 posted on 02/14/2014 6:42:34 AM PST by Starboard
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To: PGalt

The media will brand him as a disgruntled kook. They will marginalize and censure him.


9 posted on 02/14/2014 6:43:26 AM PST by Starboard
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To: detective

I remember calling the IRS a few years ago about a tax problem, and this guy I got on the phone sounded like the worst kind of West coast valley stoner surfer dude you could ever imagine, “Chaaaa man..huh huh.. yeah like if you like file yer taxes again man..huh huh...with like the corrections ..huh huh ..you’ll like be paying more but like you’ll be proper huh huh.” That was about the same time that movie “Team America” came out and I remember sitting in the theater watching that scene with the master computer I.N.T.E.L.L.I.G.E.N.C.E....thinking that’s EXACTLY how that guy talked. I can just imagine the kind of leftists they got running that whole freakin’ debacle. “Yo Jeff Spicoli, check it out man... this dude insulted our great leader Obama. That is so like narly and not rad at alll...we have to F this guy over man.” I just know that’s exactly the kind of crap going on there. And people don’t think there is the potential for abuse when it comes to them doling out fines for not buying Obamacommiecare? ha ha ha ha!


10 posted on 02/14/2014 6:45:57 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: detective

I remember calling the IRS a few years ago about a tax problem, and this guy I got on the phone sounded like the worst kind of West coast valley stoner surfer dude you could ever imagine, “Chaaaa man..huh huh.. yeah like if you like file yer taxes again man..huh huh...with like the corrections ..huh huh ..you’ll like be paying more but like you’ll be proper huh huh.” That was about the same time that movie “Team America” came out and I remember sitting in the theater watching that scene with the master computer I.N.T.E.L.L.I.G.E.N.C.E....thinking that’s EXACTLY how that guy talked. I can just imagine the kind of leftists they got running that whole freakin’ debacle. “Yo Jeff Spicoli, check it out man... this dude insulted our great leader Obama. That is so like narly and not rad at alll...we have to F this guy over man.” I just know that’s exactly the kind of crap going on there. And people don’t think there is the potential for abuse when it comes to them doling out fines for not buying Obamacommiecare? ha ha ha ha!


11 posted on 02/14/2014 6:46:08 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: ClearCase_guy
"Henry Bowman?"

---> See Something, Do Something.

12 posted on 02/14/2014 6:46:21 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: Mercat

I think the IRS scandal is the one that scares the lefties the most, because the IRS has intentionally gained a reputation of thuggery in order to intimidate people into compliance.

Therefore, even the LIVs understand when the IRS is corrupt, they can be targeted as well.


13 posted on 02/14/2014 6:49:59 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: Paladin2; ClearCase_guy

Careful, guys...


14 posted on 02/14/2014 6:50:41 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: Doogle

This lawyer is a lone wolf crying in the wilderness. No one hears him, especially all the jerks in congress. Too bad so sad.


15 posted on 02/14/2014 6:51:14 AM PST by Pit1 (Obama is the big pile in the road.)
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To: Starboard

As long as my memory is, I cannot remember a government IT rollout that was successful, on time or on budget. None.


16 posted on 02/14/2014 6:54:14 AM PST by Chickensoup (leftist totalitarian fascism is on the move.)
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To: PGalt

WND’s report revealed the IRS contracts with an avowedly “progressive” organization, the Urban Institute, supported by George Soros to process data filed by smaller tax-exempt groups.

IRS smoking gun awakens sleeping giant

http://www.wnd.com/2014/02/irs-smoking-gun-awakens-sleeping-giant/

IRS ‘trusted partner’ joined at hip with La Raza

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3122906/posts


17 posted on 02/14/2014 6:56:04 AM PST by Whenifhow
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To: detective
Not much here. This is the key passage;

Henck said he had no personal knowledge of the IRS being used as a political attack dog to target conservative organizations and individuals. However, he also noted that the “environment within the agency is ripe for such activity and there is nothing to prevent it from occurring.”

If he has no documentation, it will be dismissed as sour grapes.

18 posted on 02/14/2014 6:56:36 AM PST by Salvavida (The restoration of the U.S.A. starts with filling the pews at every Bible-believing church.)
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To: detective
IRS Insider Blows Lid Off “Culture of Corruption”

And the MSM immediately installed a new, stronger lid with an even tighter seal.

19 posted on 02/14/2014 6:57:44 AM PST by KarlInOhio (Recycled Olympic tagline Shut up, Bob Costas. Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up! Shut up!)
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To: Starboard
The media will brand him as a disgruntled kook. They will marginalize and censure him.

Yes, they will. That may lead to his depression, causing him to commit suicide by a single shot to the back of the head.

It's good that more patriots are speaking out however. Some will die.

"See something, say something" ALERT!

HOORAY William Henck, patriot.

20 posted on 02/14/2014 7:00:16 AM PST by PGalt
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To: detective

The IRS has, since its creation and by design, been a tyrant’s tool of oppression just awaiting the willing user to come along.


21 posted on 02/14/2014 7:00:30 AM PST by Paine in the Neck (Our Lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor)
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To: PGalt

“Not a smidgen of corruption”....no, there is an ocean of corruption. An ocean is not a smidgen.


22 posted on 02/14/2014 7:00:36 AM PST by Mygirlsmom (Washington: "I cannot tell a lie". Obama: "I cannot tell.....I lie")
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To: Chickensoup

Yes, IT failures in the government are common place. Obamacare was but one example. But in the case of the IRS, several spectacular failure equated to billions of dollars.

In general, in the government nobody is ever held accountable; they are more likely to be promoted or get a better job in another agency.


23 posted on 02/14/2014 7:02:27 AM PST by Starboard
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To: Salvavida

I suspect many others will be coming forward... When there’s a culture of corruption it doesn’t take a lot to find the corruption.


24 posted on 02/14/2014 7:02:28 AM PST by GOPJ ( America's drifting into totalitarianism because of left's exploitation of social failures.Greenfie)
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To: PGalt

Or his car may suddenly hit something and explode.


25 posted on 02/14/2014 7:03:18 AM PST by Starboard
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To: Starboard
The media will brand him as a disgruntled kook. They will marginalize and censure him.

Nah, they'll maintain complete silence over the story.

Standard ops.

26 posted on 02/14/2014 7:03:36 AM PST by SIDENET
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To: Starboard

In general, in the government nobody is ever held accountable; they are more likely to be promoted or get a better job in another agency.

______________

IMHO that is what is treasonous. No accountability.


27 posted on 02/14/2014 7:05:13 AM PST by Chickensoup (leftist totalitarian fascism is on the move.)
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To: Mercat
She has voted for the winner now in every election for president since she was old enough to vote

Did she claim she voted for the winners before or after the election? I think she is just trying to keep the majority of her customers happy with the 'I voted for the winner' like the majority of her customers.

28 posted on 02/14/2014 7:06:31 AM PST by Lockbox
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To: Whenifhow

Thanks for those links. VERY informative. The GESTAPO arm of the U.S.A. - United Socialists of America.

You would use the law to oppose socialism? But it is upon the law that socialism itself relies. Socialists desire to practice legal plunder, not illegal plunder. Socialists, like all other monopolists, desire to make the law their own weapon. And when once the law is on the side of socialism, how can it be used against socialism? For when plunder is abetted by the law, it does not fear your courts, your gendarmes, and your prisons. Rather, it may call upon them for help.

http://bastiat.org/en/the_law.html#SECTION_G022

DEPOPULATE socialists/totalitarians from the body politic. DISMANTLE their collectives/agencies.

It’s easy to…

live - free - republic


29 posted on 02/14/2014 7:07:39 AM PST by PGalt
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To: Starboard

“Its not really fraud but rather monumental mismanagement.”

I agree there is widespread incompetence and mismanagement in the IRS. But incompetence and mismanagement can explain only so much.

http://www.treasury.gov/tigta/auditreports/2012reports/201242081fr.pdf

Check out the Treasury report on the IRS. Note pages 18-20.
23,994 refunds for $46,378,040 were sent to one address. There are many other examples. And yet politicians and the MSM are not concerned. Just as they are not concerned about the IRS targeting conservative groups.


30 posted on 02/14/2014 7:10:46 AM PST by detective
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To: Chickensoup

I remember computer systems by the department of defense that they scrapped because after spending billions and never getting them to work, the hardware was obsolete.


31 posted on 02/14/2014 7:14:05 AM PST by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: detective

If you’re involved in the Tea Party, 9/12, or ANY other grassroots groups, the new IRS rules will make it ILLEGAL for you to:

Mention a candidate up for re-election within 60 days of an election. That includes every single member of the House of Representatives – you won’t be able petition your own representatives.
Register voters.
Call for the election or defeat of a political candidate.
Hold candidate forums so voters can decide who would best represent them.


32 posted on 02/14/2014 7:25:02 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: Lockbox

No, she always tells me who she is voting for. If I were a betting woman, I would use her as the guide.


33 posted on 02/14/2014 7:27:14 AM PST by Mercat
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To: PGalt

”Smidgeon”, it depends on the meaning of it”, as POSOTUS was lead to the gallows.
_____________________________________

Since every lying denial out of Zero’s mouth means the exact opposite, “smidgen” really means that the IRS is totally corrupt and has been converted to his personal Gestapo to terrorize his enemies and gain political advantage.


34 posted on 02/14/2014 7:39:52 AM PST by iontheball
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To: detective

It’s just the Chicago way.


35 posted on 02/14/2014 7:42:11 AM PST by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: KeyLargo; Nachum

new IRS rules will make it ILLEGAL for you to:
****
Yet Unions can still organize!

5 Minutes
Dave Camp with Bill Hemmer
Of those that were audited, 100% were conservative groups.

The bill in congress would prevent IRS from finalizing the rule for a year.
Unions can still organize – 3:55 min

1st Amendment Under Attack - Treasury Looks To Limit Political Activities Of Tax Exempt Groups

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-gykh5wofc

Camp: IRS Targeted Established Conservative Groups for Audits, Too

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2014/02/11/camp-irs-targeted-conservative-groups-for-audits/


36 posted on 02/14/2014 7:43:28 AM PST by Whenifhow
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To: detective
"embattled Internal Revenue Service"

Every time I see these words I laugh. Except for a few pesky people asking questions, the IRS is certainly not "embattled".

37 posted on 02/14/2014 7:45:41 AM PST by anoldafvet (If you think the government is capable of taking care of you, just look at the indian tribes)
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To: iontheball; detective; Whenifhow

Since every lying denial out of Zero’s mouth means the exact opposite, “smidgen” really means that the IRS is totally corrupt and has been converted to his personal Gestapo to terrorize his enemies and gain political advantage.

Exactly. Thanks for those additional links/comments.

Democrat Wilson’s GESTAPO IRS, Indirect-tax, money-devaluing, wealth-destroying Federal Reserve and business-controlling FTC have worked well for the United Socialists of America.

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38 posted on 02/14/2014 8:09:15 AM PST by PGalt
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To: detective

bump for later


39 posted on 02/14/2014 8:19:38 AM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: Mercat

well she is going to be a great source of how the average person is viewing the Presidential races.


40 posted on 02/14/2014 10:15:22 AM PST by Lockbox
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