Skip to comments.The IRS: Deliberate and Partisan -- What We can learn a from Christine O’Donnell’s Case
Posted on 03/13/2014 12:03:23 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
We now know that Obama Administration actions were intentional and partisan when the Internal Revenue Service targeted, harmed, and intimidated conservative and tea party organizations. Keep in mind the timetable while reading this that the plot against conservatives inside the IRS was gearing up in March 2010 and in full force in September 2010, according to recently released Lois Lerner emails. Also keep in mind that Lois Lerner previously worked enforcement at the Federal Election Commission.
The Obama Administration offered excuses that disparate treatment of conservatives was a result of confusion or accidental mishandling by lower-level staff. Yet these excuses are contradicted by IRS real-world behavior. In actual practice, the IRS and FEC attacked conservatives while giving liberal political organizations the green light to freely intervene in partisan political campaigns.
On July 26, 2011, Christine ODonnells ChristinePAC filed a complaint with the Internal Revenue Service against Citizens for Ethics and Responsibility in Washington (CREW.). ChristinePAC documented how CREW. violated its 501(c)(3) tax-deductible status far more restrictive than 501(c)(4)) tax-exempt status and that the IRS must revoke CREW.s tax-deductible status.
Yet the IRS has let CREW. get away without even any slap on any wrists. Since 2011, if the IRS were so hot about election campaign activity by tax exempts, wouldnt the IRS have jumped on this complaint like wet on water?
Please set aside whether you like or dont like Christine ODonnell. What matters here is the lack of any enforcement action against liberals by the IRS from July 2011 until today. The IRS has done nothing to stop really, amazingly obvious abuses of the law by liberal organizations. The dramatically different treatment of liberals and conservatives now reveals that the IRS actually did intend to attack conservatives and favor liberals all along.
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