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Donna Brazile: No conspiracy here, IRS targeted liberals, too
Tampa Bay Times Pundit Facts ^ | June 22, 2014

Posted on 06/22/2014 6:40:17 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Our ruling:

Brazile, who did not respond to an email, said the IRS was "looking at everybody" including liberal groups and progressive groups. Yes, some progressive groups did have their tax-exempt status applications flagged as the IRS reviewed whether nonprofit groups were engaging in political activities.

But it wasn’t to the same degree as tea party and other conservative groups, nor did it result in the same actions. The list targeting tea party groups resulted in delayed processing that in some cases lasted almost three years and inquiries into their donors. Further, the inspector general found tea party groups were systematically singled out as part of an office-wide effort, while progressive groups were not.

Weighing all of this, we rate Brazile’s comments Half True.

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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: irs; teaparty
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100% Bravo Sierra.
1 posted on 06/22/2014 6:40:17 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I have not heard of ONE far left group being targeted by the IRS..Brazile is full of poo..one day karma is gonna be a well, ya know..and leftists won’t like when they get targeted instead of Conservatives..then you will hear them crying


2 posted on 06/22/2014 6:42:50 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
the IRS was "looking at everybody"

Yeah, but they were smiling at some and frowning at others. All depends on the party, pal.

3 posted on 06/22/2014 6:43:06 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy ("Harvey Dent, can we trust him?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBsdV--kLoQ)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"Brazile, who did not respond to an email, said the IRS was looking at everybody" including liberal groups and progressive groups"

Really? Can you provide a list to prove that?
4 posted on 06/22/2014 6:44:03 PM PDT by JSteff (It was ALL about SCOTUS.. We are DOOMED for several generations. . Who cares? Dem's did and voted!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

One thing Obama has going, the commissars stay loyal. No leaks. no deep throat. Would be funny though if the technician who records all oval office conversations suddenly got religion.


5 posted on 06/22/2014 6:45:14 PM PDT by allendale
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Agree 100%!


6 posted on 06/22/2014 6:45:36 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Moderation in temper is always a virtue; moderation in principle is always a vice. Paine)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The IRS targeting liberal groups was DEBUNKED you lefty sweathog!


7 posted on 06/22/2014 6:47:07 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Oh, good.

So she won't be the least bit displeased when President Cruz returns the favor when he's in office.

8 posted on 06/22/2014 6:47:57 PM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Donna,
You are about as truthful as Obama!


9 posted on 06/22/2014 6:48:17 PM PDT by El Zoro
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To: Texas Eagle

President Cruz.

I like the look and the sound of that!

President Cruz Yes there may yet be HOPE....real hope, for our Republic!


10 posted on 06/22/2014 6:49:52 PM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

She has utterly zero basis for making such a comment. None, zero.


11 posted on 06/22/2014 6:50:39 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Isn’t Brazile the one who started the rumor back in the day that H.W. Bush was messing around with a secretary or some such rot?


12 posted on 06/22/2014 6:51:28 PM PDT by DemforBush (A repo man is always intense.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Another Marxist mouthpuss speaks.


14 posted on 06/22/2014 6:53:08 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
What a dumbarse. If the IRS targeted anyone it is a conspiracy.

Has she been hanging out with the tree again?

15 posted on 06/22/2014 6:53:20 PM PDT by South40 ([Hillary Clinton was a] "great secretary of state". - Texas Governor Rick Perry)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

.... I believe what Donna Brazile said is 100% accurate ..... there was in fact 3 or 4 Democrat groups out of the 450 or so incidents of IRS targeting. So she is therefore technically correct .... but fundamentally wrong. She can however technically claim that the targeting was Bipartisan in scope..... and that is how the State Controlled Media will report it to the masses and spin it as nothing but a partisan GOP witch hunt.


16 posted on 06/22/2014 6:53:21 PM PDT by R_Kangel ( "A Nation of Sheep ..... Will Beget ..... a Nation Ruled by Wolves.")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Donna Brazile is a racist with no credibility.
17 posted on 06/22/2014 6:53:24 PM PDT by Vision (Living in beauty)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer


18 posted on 06/22/2014 6:54:00 PM PDT by QT3.14 (NSA: The only government entity that really is intrested in what you say.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

So Brazile’s argument is that since the IRS abused its power with both sides, that it’s fine and dandy that they melted down the evidence, obstructed investigations, lied to Congress, and are still stonewalling.

As long as the IRS is impartial tyranny, then the US is ok with it. Is that right MS. Brazile?


19 posted on 06/22/2014 6:54:29 PM PDT by xzins ( Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! Those who truly support our troops pray for victory!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

20 posted on 06/22/2014 6:55:35 PM PDT by garjog (Obama: bringing joy to the hearts of Terrorists everywhere.)
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To: allendale
Would be funny though if the technician who records all oval office conversations suddenly got religion.

I may be mis-remembering, but my recollection of "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller -- about the Salem Witch Trials of 1692 sort of went that way.

Young girls would be "possessed " by witches and accuse neighbors of sorcery. The judge pretty much said, "If they accuse you, you must be guilty. The girls wouldn't lie about a thing like that."

Things proceeded like that for awhile and then the girls accuse the judge's wife. Things changed real quick. All of a sudden it became: "These girls are liars. I know my wife isn't a witch. All the accused people in jail should be freed. These girls are monsters."

It would be nice if some Obama insider suddenly realized: "These people are a threat to me. I'm going to spill the beans."

21 posted on 06/22/2014 6:56:31 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy ("Harvey Dent, can we trust him?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBsdV--kLoQ)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

They have a very deep bench when it comes to people that can be relied upon to roll out in front of the camera and lie with conviction. No matter how big the lie or how damaging it is to the country.


22 posted on 06/22/2014 6:57:43 PM PDT by hometoroost
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Name five, Donna.


23 posted on 06/22/2014 7:02:20 PM PDT by hopespringseternal
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

If this were true, the hard drive would miraculously reconstruct itself.


24 posted on 06/22/2014 7:04:07 PM PDT by firebrand
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To: hometoroost

The lies will eventually run into the light of truth. Karma is rarely instant but it does show up eventually.


25 posted on 06/22/2014 7:04:50 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

*cough*

“ZERO Liberal Groups Targeted By IRS” (05/18/2013)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3021075/posts


26 posted on 06/22/2014 7:09:02 PM PDT by jiggyboy
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

If the libs /Dildocrats could produce an organization or a face
appearing at a congressional hearing they would in a zerObama
minute. They can’t so they won’t. Sit down and shut the F up, Odonna,
honey.


27 posted on 06/22/2014 7:10:16 PM PDT by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

This talking farm animal is nothing but what she is, a a piece of sh!t.


28 posted on 06/22/2014 7:14:39 PM PDT by Busko (The only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Ok Donna, show us the emails and prove it.


29 posted on 06/22/2014 7:16:46 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Could be getting hot in the kitchen


30 posted on 06/22/2014 7:17:53 PM PDT by reefdiver (Be the Best you can be Whatever you Dream to be)
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To: Busko
Racist LIBs (actually, ALL LIBs) are liars. What is new under the sun. LIBs should be ridiculed at every opportunity and their whacky statements should be ignored.
31 posted on 06/22/2014 7:18:46 PM PDT by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: JSteff

well they had one.. but since it was so long ago and the agents hard drive crashed and was shredded... Oh and they over wrote the backup tapes too...

So there was a list, but we don’t have it any more.


32 posted on 06/22/2014 7:19:50 PM PDT by cableguymn (It's time for a second political party.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Donna Brazile: No conspiracy here, IRS targeted liberals, too

Even if it was true (doubtful) what in hell makes it right? NOTHING!

33 posted on 06/22/2014 7:20:35 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
We were victims too.....

It is interesting what is starting to come out. The revelations about Hillary being against the Bengahzi cover-up, etc. I have a feeling that the floodgates on the Obahma Administrations corruption are just starting to open.

It is just a matter of time that someone who received one of the missing IRS emails leaks it to the press or someone over at NSA pulls a Snowden and leaks some of the emails.

34 posted on 06/22/2014 7:22:19 PM PDT by Robert357 (D.Rather "Hoist with his own petard!" www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1223916/posts)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Publish the e-mails then.....


35 posted on 06/22/2014 7:24:00 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Returning to some old vomit.


36 posted on 06/22/2014 7:27:37 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: JSteff
"Really? Can you provide a list to prove that?"

She had a list, but it was lost when her laptop crashed.

There were many many Leftist traitors who were blocked from filing as non-profits, and if the daily, weekly, monthly and annual backups, the servers, the tapes and the paper hard copies that federal laws demands be kept, hadn't been accidentally teleported into a black hole, she could prove it.

Ignore the huge column of toxic smoke behind her...

37 posted on 06/22/2014 7:27:58 PM PDT by jonascord (Laeti vescimur nos subacturis)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Ok so IF the IRS targeted liberals as well, whey were the IRS targeting anyone in the first place?
Why is the IRS the thug gang of government?
Who did they target other than non liberals?
Name names.

IF we has Americans in the house, they would defund the punks in the IRS until they come clean.

but I digress.


38 posted on 06/22/2014 7:35:17 PM PDT by Texas resident (The democrat party is the CPUSA)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

She lies good for a big fat ugly woman.


39 posted on 06/22/2014 7:38:21 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

They targeted a couple of liberal groups just so they could say they targeted both sides. It was calculated.


40 posted on 06/22/2014 7:57:28 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Anything is possible, if you don't know what you're talking about.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The simple fact is tea party groups ARE political. The government could have gotten away with simply saying “You are a political activist group and therefore are not entitled to tax exempt status.” And that would have been that. But they wanted to go a lot further. They wanted to shut them down and thus kill free speech.


41 posted on 06/22/2014 7:58:53 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Does she have the e-mails to back that up?


42 posted on 06/22/2014 8:00:49 PM PDT by Spok ("What're you going to believe-me or your own eyes?" -Marx (Groucho))
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

This old hag was instrumental in ManBearPig’s um, “election.”


43 posted on 06/22/2014 8:15:37 PM PDT by clintonh8r (Can Juan Williams possibly be that stupid?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Beware the old Brazilisk. It haveth a forked tongue.


44 posted on 06/22/2014 8:20:32 PM PDT by AmericanVictory (Should we be more like them or they more like we used to be?)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Don’t want no mo’
No big fat woman


45 posted on 06/22/2014 8:30:09 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: MeshugeMikey
President Cruz.

I like the look and the sound of that!


So do I. But I can tell you that as sure as I am typing this, very little will actually change. Unless he has the ability (both Houses in firm control) to go scorched earth on the bureaucracy, it will simply be delayed. Better than the alternative, but President Cruz would have 8 solid years of fixing to do after this catastrophe.
46 posted on 06/22/2014 9:33:32 PM PDT by 98ZJ USMC
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Just like courts target women in divorce too... if they are outright drug addled terrorists for children, that is.


47 posted on 06/22/2014 10:16:36 PM PDT by lavaroise (A well regulated gun being necessary to the state, the rights of the militia shall not be infringed)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

So the Ds are recycling their lies? The my-computer-crashed-and-I-threw-it-away story isn’t working?

It wasn’t nice to send out Donna B and have her look stupid.


48 posted on 06/22/2014 10:28:38 PM PDT by mom.mom
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To: Viennacon

‘The IRS targeting liberal groups was DEBUNKED you lefty sweathog!”

The problem is, this doesn’t actually matter. The truth DOES NOT MATTER. The perception of what is the truth DOES matter, and they are VERY good at manipulating this.


49 posted on 06/22/2014 10:35:19 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: The Antiyuppie

Yep. Liberal writer EJ Dione repeated the same garbage on Meet the Press.


50 posted on 06/23/2014 12:30:22 AM PDT by JmyBryan
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