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Top Democrat pressed IRS to quash Obama critics
World Net Daily ^ | May 14, 2014 | by BOB UNRUH

Posted on 05/14/2014 3:34:25 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

New documents obtained by Washington watchdog Judicial Watch show that while the feds were directing the Internal Revenue Service’s campaign to target tea party and conservative groups, a key Democrat senator was pressing the federal agency to shut down political opposition to President Obama.

The organization said Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., exposed his intent to attack tea party and conservative organizations in a series of letters exchanged with the IRS.

Levin, the chairman of the Senate Subcommittee on Investigations, and top IRS officials discussed how to target groups the senator claimed were “engaged in political activities.” In response to a Levin March 30 letter citing the “urgency of the issue,” then-Deputy Commissioner Steven Miller assured the senator that IRS regulations would allow agents to “prepare individualized questions and requests” for applicant organizations.

The documents, Judicial Watch said, show “an intense effort by Levin and IRS officials to determine what, if any, existing IRS policies could be used to revoke the nonprofit exemptions of active conservative groups and deny exemptions to new applicants.”

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


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: carllevin; election2012; irs; irsteapartyscandal; michigan; teaparty; tyranny
Tyranny.
1 posted on 05/14/2014 3:34:25 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Now that that is out...what is anyone going to do about it?


2 posted on 05/14/2014 3:36:04 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The Seven Senators Who Asked the IRS to “Investigate” Non-profits
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3020866/posts
don’t let the other rat bastards off the hook


3 posted on 05/14/2014 3:39:22 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.-JFK)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Eric Holder said there is nothing to investigate with Lerner, so John Boehner sent the case to Holder.

It’s all Uniparty Theater. No Uniparty members were harmed during the production.

Carl Levin has nothing to worry about.


4 posted on 05/14/2014 3:39:33 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

They got away with it. They will do it again.
There is a war on in this country. The war is against the normal people.


5 posted on 05/14/2014 3:40:15 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Just SOP for the Demonuts


6 posted on 05/14/2014 3:41:10 PM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: I want the USA back

The more this particular pot is stirred the worst it stinks.


7 posted on 05/14/2014 3:42:53 PM PDT by Foundahardheadedwoman (God don't have a statute of limitations)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The good news is that we don’t live in Michigan anymore. The bad news is that we forgot to turn out the lights when we left.


8 posted on 05/14/2014 3:46:38 PM PDT by Rappini (Veritas vos Liberabit)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Karl Marx Levin.


9 posted on 05/14/2014 3:56:47 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The only reason the irs exists is to be a tool of the rats to terrorize Americans.
Abolish the irs and make it illegal to be a demorat.


10 posted on 05/14/2014 3:56:50 PM PDT by Post5203 (For the first time in my life, I despise this country.)
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To: Ray76

Barbra Streisand! The House already has found Lerner in contempt of congress based on Issa’s work. If she pleads
the 5th, and does not talk, there is nothing Holder or
anyone else can do right now.

We need a republican president in 2016.


11 posted on 05/14/2014 3:57:25 PM PDT by entropy12 (I am sick of people who think Obama is no worse than Romney, as bad as Mitt was.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Bump


12 posted on 05/14/2014 3:59:48 PM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: hal ogen
Now that that is out...what is anyone going to do about it?

Not a damn thing. Oh, we will hear lots of rough talk but Washington DC is noted for being a huge bag of wind.

13 posted on 05/14/2014 4:15:00 PM PDT by Logical me
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To: Post5203

Repeal the 16th....Just say no to the IRS..


14 posted on 05/14/2014 4:16:25 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: Logical me

I agree...but I think it is a huge bag of “something else”.


15 posted on 05/14/2014 4:31:15 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
No wonder Carl suddenly decided to "retire."

It would be sweet to see him spend his twilight years in an 8x10 cell in a federal supermax prison.

16 posted on 05/14/2014 4:32:04 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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...a key Democrat senator (Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich) was pressing the federal agency to shut down political opposition to President Obama.

Carl Levin should be removed from office and there should be no argument against his being removed from office. His actions are unforgivable from a professional perspective. But what if anything will happen?

17 posted on 05/14/2014 4:32:41 PM PDT by scripter
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Can we send Levin to jail?


18 posted on 05/14/2014 4:43:46 PM PDT by mfish13 (Elections have Consequences.)
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To: hal ogen

This isn’t WIRS in Cincinnati.


19 posted on 05/14/2014 4:45:32 PM PDT by mfish13 (Elections have Consequences.)
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To: mfish13

This should be enough for criminal charges in my opinion.


20 posted on 05/14/2014 4:46:29 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The Soviet Union would have been proud of these gangsters.


21 posted on 05/14/2014 5:07:47 PM PDT by Gritty (Climate hysterics shriek on. Loud and apocalyptic is the only setting on the machine.-Mark Steyn)
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“Abolish the irs and make it illegal to be a demorat.”

Abolish the IRS...a given. And then dust off the Original 13th Amendment and enforce it...

The missing 13th Amendment, called Article XIII, reads:

“If any citizen of the United States shall accept, claim, receive, or retain, any title of nobility or honor, or shall, without the consent of Congress, accept and retain any present, pension, office or emolument of any kind whatever, from any emperor, king, prince, or foreign power, such person shall cease to be a citizen of the United States, and shall be incapable of holding any office of trust or profit under them, or either of them.”

This immediately disqualifies all members of the BAR from any public office - their allegiance is to the British Crown.

This also immediately disqualifies any politician who accepts donation from foreigners.


22 posted on 05/14/2014 5:31:17 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Everyone should be concerned about this because if they could do it to us then we could do it to them.


23 posted on 05/14/2014 5:46:50 PM PDT by tiki
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Levin’s a fool...


24 posted on 05/14/2014 7:54:33 PM PDT by GOPJ (Obama - when will you tell radical muslims to stop clinging to their guns & religion?)
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