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EMAILS: DEM SEN LEVIN PRESSURED IRS TO TARGET CONSERVATIVE GROUPS
Breitbart ^ | May 14, 2014

Posted on 05/14/2014 9:36:13 PM PDT by Jim Robinson

Contrary to the White Houses explanation that a few rogue agents in Cincinnati lead the targeting of Tea Party groups by the IRS, newly released emails obtained by Judicial Watch detail Democratic Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) pressuring the IRS to target conservative groups. On March 30, 2012 Levin wrote to then IRS commissioner Douglas Shulman about his concern with the political activity by conservative nonprofits.

“Some entities claiming tax-exempt status as social welfare organizations under 26 U.S.C.&501(c)(4) appear to be engaged in political activities more appropriate for political organizations claiming tax-exempt status under 26 U.S.C.&527. Because of the urgency of the issues involved in this matter, please provide the following information by April 20, 2012.”

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1 posted on 05/14/2014 9:36:13 PM PDT by Jim Robinson
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To: Jim Robinson

Levin has (finally) decided to “retire” - at what, 80?
Jackhat got in his last digs before he left.


2 posted on 05/14/2014 9:41:25 PM PDT by workerbee (The President of the United States is DOMESTIC ENEMY #1!)
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To: Jim Robinson

Dude, that was like 2 years ago...whoops! Wrong scandal.


3 posted on 05/14/2014 9:41:35 PM PDT by kik5150
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To: Jim Robinson

Wonder if Levin could be named in a lawsuit?? ???
Discovery would certainly babe interesting


4 posted on 05/14/2014 9:43:33 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: Jim Robinson

5 posted on 05/14/2014 9:50:12 PM PDT by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: Jim Robinson

If I was a liberal Democrat in 2014, I’d be laughing and crapping on everyone too.

No one will be punished for this.


6 posted on 05/14/2014 9:51:53 PM PDT by Tzimisce
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>> detail Democratic Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) pressuring the IRS to target conservative groups.

Seems felonious.


7 posted on 05/14/2014 9:53:16 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: Jim Robinson

8 posted on 05/14/2014 9:53:57 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: workerbee
What about “lil chuckie shumer” he is as implicit as Levin
9 posted on 05/14/2014 9:57:55 PM PDT by Squat (Deport the illegals now! Turn Home Depot's into the prisons to hold the illegals!.)
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To: Diogenesis

10 posted on 05/14/2014 10:07:05 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Jim Robinson

An obvious abuse of power!


11 posted on 05/14/2014 10:07:31 PM PDT by elhombrelibre (Against Obama. Against Putin. Pro-freedom. Pro-US Constitution.)
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To: Squat

These two long time frickin slime balls..evil, and knowing full well the evil that they do. I hope they do a slow burn in hell.


12 posted on 05/14/2014 10:10:06 PM PDT by itssme
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To: itssme

That would be to nice for them, let them burn on NBC, CBS,ABC, MSNBC, and CNN. Would be nice for their loving electorate to see them choke and burn!


13 posted on 05/14/2014 10:18:10 PM PDT by Squat (Deport the illegals now! Turn Home Depot's into the prisons to hold the illegals!.)
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To: Jim Robinson

It's way past time for a little frog marching!


14 posted on 05/14/2014 10:23:55 PM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: Jim Robinson
Mark Levin on IRS emails: Carl Levin should be dragged in front of a federal grand jury

Indict ... convict ... imprison!

15 posted on 05/14/2014 10:26:45 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" is more than an Army Ranger credo it's the character of America.)
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To: Jim Robinson

There ought to be something somebody could do about this...


16 posted on 05/14/2014 10:38:10 PM PDT by varmintman (It must really suck to be a Nazi in Kiev these days...)
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To: hoosiermama

Get him now before he gets all of his immunity when this sack of crap retires.


17 posted on 05/14/2014 10:45:44 PM PDT by Busko (The only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain.)
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To: Tzimisce

Unless they’re punished severely.


18 posted on 05/14/2014 10:59:00 PM PDT by reasonisfaith ("...because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved." (2 Thessalonians))
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Levin might be retiring, but I bet his staff will be continuing his work. What did they know and when did they know it, and what else are they doing now?

Senator Carl Levin (D-Michigan) Staff

Chief of Staff: Jack Danielson
Scheduler: Alison Todak
Legis. Dir.: Jack Danielson
Press Secy.: Tara Andringa
Veteran Affairs LA: Ben Brenner
Military LA: Mike Kuiken
Child/Family Issues LA: Jackie Parker
Health LA: Jacob Courville
Financial Services LA: Bob Heckart
Foreign Policy LA: Mike Kuiken
Education LA: Jackie Parker
Agriculture LA: Vacant
Telecomm LA: Alison Pascale
Elections LA: Ben Brenner
Energy LA: Christine Muchanic
Environment LA: Alice Yates
Firearms LA: Ben Brenner
Judiciary LA: Ben Brenner
Tax LA: Bob Heckart
Transportation LA: Alison Pascale
Trade LA: Alison Pascale
Commerce LA: Alison Pascale
Labor LA: Jacob Courville
Budget LA: Tim Everett
Arts/Humanities LA: Vacant
Civil Rights LA: Jackie Parker
Government Affairs LA: Elise J. Bean
Housing LA: Tim Everett
Medicare/Medicaid LA: Jacob Courville
Appropriations LA: Tim Everett
Science/Technology LA: Christine Muchanic
Social Security LA: Jacob Courville
Space - NASA LA: Christine Muchanic
Pensions LA: Jacob Courville
Animal Welfare LA: Jackie Parker
Women's Issues LA: Jacob Courville
Native American Affairs LA: Jacob Courville
Immigration LA: Vacant
Homeland Security LA: Ben Brenner
Sys. Admin.: Tom Bride
State Dir.: Vacant
Staff Contact: Tara Andringa
State Scheduler: Vacant

19 posted on 05/14/2014 11:01:42 PM PDT by Fedora
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To: Squat

A public burning..I’m all for it!


20 posted on 05/14/2014 11:04:23 PM PDT by itssme
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To: Jim Robinson

>Crickets< But if a republican taps his foot on a restroom floor, well....


21 posted on 05/14/2014 11:39:01 PM PDT by Bullish (You ever notice that liberalism really just amounts to anti-morality?)
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To: TigersEye

“Indict ... convict ... imprison!”

Right after that the IRS should be abolished. Our income tax system with it’s complex system of exemptions is virtually designed to be abused and politicized.


22 posted on 05/14/2014 11:44:26 PM PDT by haroldeveryman
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To: Jim Robinson

~~~Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI)~~~

Put him in prison.


23 posted on 05/15/2014 1:58:43 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Fedora

It’s obscene that their staffs are so large.


24 posted on 05/15/2014 2:43:58 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Jim Robinson

Getting close to lamp post time.


25 posted on 05/15/2014 3:38:40 AM PDT by Mouton (The insurrection laws perpetuate what we have for a government now.)
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To: Jim Robinson

I bet schumkie is involved in this and Benghazi.


26 posted on 05/15/2014 3:58:14 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: b4its2late

Schmuckie is involved in all the Dem shenanigans. They already have communications with him and Lerner about the same stuff. You may notice how they try to conflate (c) 3 and 4’s as a justification for their inquiry. 3’s cannot engage in political activity but 4’s are allowed to a simple minority ~49% of their overall activities. That was so designed by the Dems so their pet projects like MoveOn and all the other front groups could operate as they do with impunity.


27 posted on 05/15/2014 4:17:13 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: F15Eagle

Federal prison.


28 posted on 05/15/2014 4:18:02 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Conspiracy involving Congress and the White House.


29 posted on 05/15/2014 4:52:22 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Jim Robinson

Send Levin to Leavenworth. He’s earned it.


30 posted on 05/15/2014 5:03:20 AM PDT by WashingtonSource
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To: TigersEye; All
yeah, too bad, we have a GOP/E Congressional Ldrship, more interested in
loading up their (Bribery) pockets..than do what they're sworn to do.

31 posted on 05/15/2014 5:06:29 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Bathhouse/"Rustler" Reid? :-)
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To: Mouton

Way past.


32 posted on 05/15/2014 5:10:09 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: jonrick46

YouTube, UniVision, 2010 49 sec: “Punish our enemies and reward our friends”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=riVzMzX4hiE

FORTY people went to jail or were indicted for Watergate.


33 posted on 05/15/2014 5:18:05 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.-JFK)
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To: Jim Robinson

Being from Michigan this piece of garbage should resign immediately and lose his retirement benefits.


34 posted on 05/15/2014 6:07:06 AM PDT by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: Jim Robinson

Please let Al Franken have been a co-signer of that letter.


35 posted on 05/15/2014 6:26:17 AM PDT by Colonel_Flagg ("Compromise" means you've already decided you lost.)
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To: TigersEye

If it’s going to happen, we’ll be the ones doing it.


36 posted on 05/15/2014 6:42:37 AM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: Jim Robinson

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3156052/posts


37 posted on 05/15/2014 6:47:18 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Bullish; Jim Robinson
>Crickets<

Let's see: Breitbart, Fox News, Daily Caller, NewsMax, WND, Human Events, blogs . . . . . As expected.

38 posted on 05/15/2014 8:05:26 AM PDT by Genoa (Starve the beast.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Wow! Even on this site, there are less than 40 responses. Do we all know that this is going nowhere?


39 posted on 05/15/2014 8:21:05 AM PDT by Doctor 2Brains
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To: BuckeyeTexan

I was as surprised as that cat to see this, shocked I tell you, so shocked.

I’m so shocked I have a constant expression of surprise on my face.

We all knew this all along, the question is, what are people going to do about it?


40 posted on 05/15/2014 8:24:09 AM PDT by Bulwyf
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To: Jim Robinson

Sure, throw Levin under the bus. He’s retiring anyway. Seems way too convenient.


41 posted on 05/15/2014 8:24:16 AM PDT by Rockitz (This is NOT rocket science - Follow the money and you'll find the truth.)
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To: Rockitz

- General Eric Shinseki on C-SPAN now - this scummy creep is BS’ing every every Senator that asks him a question -

- “I am not aware....”

- “We have been improving….”

- “My mission has been to…..”

- (D-A) Senator Mark Begich “Has anyone been fired?” “I am not aware…..”

- Shinseki has a stooge doctor sitting next to him cutting in and answering for Shiseki with loads of bull crap -

- Shinseki sounds like he is under medication and well-preparedby his staff: “There is a difference between ‘improper behavior’ and a ‘mistake’….”


42 posted on 05/15/2014 8:50:11 AM PDT by devolve (-Tell VLADIMER after my ERECTION I have more 90% more FLEXIBILITY - pre-1899 Colt SAA frames needed)
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To: Jim Robinson

Remember what was done to Newt Gingrich just for writing a history book?


43 posted on 05/15/2014 9:07:47 AM PDT by Flint
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To: Rockitz
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

44 posted on 05/15/2014 9:59:46 AM PDT by TurboZamboni (Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.-JFK)
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To: 9YearLurker

“It’s obscene that their staffs are so large.”

They need big staffs not to serve the people, but to connive and scheme to stay in office. The politicians cover for each other regardless of Party to keep political elites immune. That is why their mantra is “never worry about examining the past, and instead they concern themselves only with looking at the future.” The past means accountability. They do not want accountability, except for the sheep.


45 posted on 05/15/2014 11:24:29 AM PDT by apoliticalone
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To: mazda77

Yep. It’s amazing how well organized they are in their ring.


46 posted on 05/15/2014 12:06:13 PM PDT by b4its2late (A Progressive is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: Jim Robinson

The question is: Who pressured Levin?


47 posted on 05/15/2014 12:19:25 PM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: jonrick46

Man oh man, what I wouldn’t give to see that made real. And the thing is it could but the Repub-E’s are terrified of being called RAYSISSTS!


48 posted on 05/15/2014 12:22:08 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: Fedora

This is criminal conduct - using the IRS to abuse US citizens. He and his staff should be charged with multiple crimes.


49 posted on 05/15/2014 12:36:21 PM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: KC_Conspirator

It doesn’t matter if this is criminal or not.

What will anyone do about this?

NOT A DAMNED THING!

It doses not matter what the Ruling Class does any more. We went Soviet and we still deceive ourselves that this is a country with liberty and the rule of law.

The rule of law is dead in America.

We could melt the phone lines to congress tomorrow and nothing will be done about this except some show piece soundbites to placate we serfs while the MSM blames Conservatives for the whole thing.

All that matters is MarxoFascism and one’s loyalty to the state and the messiah.

You will be punished if you dare question them or support their opponents.


50 posted on 05/15/2014 2:41:16 PM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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