Skip to comments.The Corrupt, Dishonest, Venal, Despicable IRS
Posted on 06/15/2014 8:24:18 PM PDT by Kaslin
Some statements are so lame that they now serve only as punch lines.
Nobody, after all, would ever claim to a teacher that the dog ate my homework.
Moreover, surely few if any people ever actually assert to bill collectors that the check is in the mail.
And I have to imagine that no guy would be dumb enough to think a girl would fall for the line that Ill still love you in the morning.
But we now have a new champion in the contest for the most laughable and pathetic assertion ever made.
But first some background. Congressional investigators have been trying to figure out the level of criminality and malfeasance in the IRSs campaign to interfere with the 2012 election by targeting Tea Party groups. Much of the attention has focused on the activities of Lois Lerner, a left-wing ideologue at the center of the scandal.
And it is because of this investigation that we have a winner in the most-preposterous excuse contest. The political hacks at the IRS are now claiming, with straight faces, that they cant turn over thousands of emails sent and received by Lois Lerner because of a computer mishap.
Heres some of whats been reported by the Washington Times.
The IRS has told Congress that it has lost some of former employee Lois G. Lerners emails from 2009 through 2011, including those she sent to other federal agencies Rep. Dave Camp, chairman of the Ways and Means Committee, said he was stunned The fact that I am just learning about this, over a year into the investigation, is completely unacceptable and now calls into question the credibility of the IRSs response to congressional inquiries, Mr. Camp said. There needs to be an immediate investigation and forensic audit by Department of Justice as well as the Inspector General. the emails lost were critical years from the beginning of the targeting of conservative groups.
At this point, I suppose I should acknowledge that theres an infinitesimally tiny chance that the IRS is being honest. Maybe, just maybe, the IRSs immense computer infrastructure and multiple levels of redundant back up happened to fail. And, by an amazing coincidence, they can recover everything except the emails from Lois Lerner that were sent at precisely the time she was instrumental in the IRSs harassment campaign.
Yeah, right, theres a chance the IRS is being honest. Just like the Nixon White House could have accidentally erased 18-1/2 minutes of tape.
That being said, theres a chance Ill be playing center field next month for the New York Yankees. And an even bigger chance that the models from Victorias Secret will invite me for a weekend orgy (and just in case the Princess of the Levant is reading this, I naturally would say no).
Let me now detour into the world of public policy.
The IRSs venal and corrupt behavior is only possible because the tax code is a Byzantine nightmare of about 75,000 pages. And that doesnt even include all the tax court decisions and IRS letter rulings that also govern the internal revenue code.
It is this thicket of special-interest sleaze that enables hacks like Lois Lerner to wield unjustified power.
So if we want to actually reduce the chances of similar malfeasance in the future, then action is needed.
But Im not just talking about prison for the crooks who tried to misuse the power of government.
We also need to rip up the internal revenue code and replace it with a simple and fair flat tax.
As you can see in this video, Im mostly a fan of tax reform because it will help the American economy. But Im also delighted the flat tax will reduce the discretionary power of politicians and bureaucrats.
In the long run, of course, it would be even better if we shrank the federal government so much that we didnt need any broad-based tax of any kind.
The Flat Tax: How it Works and Why it is Good for America
Isn’t it amazing that the 4 adjectives in the Subject are no longer sufficient to describe how bad the IRS has become under the demonic Obama regime. We’re going to need poets to describe the horror that is abuilding in our former Republic.
Lois and a lot of people need to be behind bars.
These thugs are ruining the very foundations of our nation.
Was hoping Leo LePort’s TechGuy show would mention the “missing” Lerner emails fabrication.
He seemed to have steered clear of it - on both his Sat. And Sun. Shows!......
I'd actually be happy if Lois could skate with immunity if she could help implicate the true, top-level criminals, including Obama.
What is wrong with this nerd? If he can't come up with words just a tad bit stronger than those, we are screwed. I would have told that low life POS MoFo IRS man that he was full of bovine scat, and get me those e mails tomorrow, or he goes in a cell with OJ. F these MoFo A holes.
So what is congress going to do about this? We all know the IRS and for that matter, every department, agency and bureau, of this government is corrupt and lawless. Yet nothing has been done.
When will congress grow a pair and start putting these criminals behind bars? Or is congress complicit in these illegal activities?
What did you know?
When did you know it?
Who told you?
Who did you tell?
If you answer truthfully you will have a chance for parole in 10 years.
The institutional rot is pervasive, and heaviest at the foulest “mid and bottom” levels of these government employed criminals.
How you don't see that, is beyond my ability to comprehend.
The IRS's computer software is junk. I know this for a fact.
It’s certainly not because the IRS doesn’t get a decent chunk of money from the government, it’s just that it all goes into the pockets of the higher-ups.
Lerner will never turn. She's a Lefty jihadist, and will be well-rewarded in the usual ways.
As she has to do is keep her mouth shut, and she will.
He doesn’t mind discussing regulatory issues and patent fights.
And Leo’s generally pro-military, respectful to vets when they call his show.
I thought it bizarre that he was “crickets” on the entire Lerner
LaPort also loves going on & on about Snowden, NSA, privacy matters.... Maybe his silence on the “missing” emails speaks volumes... He knows it’s bulls#t, but doesn’t want to hurt BO &Rats, as you indicate.
What about Kim Kommando? I did not hear her today as it summer for me..but she is usually fairly sharp I think ?..
people that have IRS problems,
tend to be tax cheats.
(or not, please enlighten me)
1) tend to try to deduct their house-expenses as a business expense.
2) fail to deposit SS tax with the gov;t, even
though they took it out of their employee’s wage
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