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  • IRS Asks for Reading List, Tea Party Group Sends Constitution

    05/14/2013 12:54:07 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 30 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 14, 2013 | Abby Phillip, Jeff Zeleny
    When Marion Bower decided to start her tea party organization in 2010, she didn’t know that it would take nearly two years for the Internal Revenue Service to approve her request for tax-exempt status. The Ohio woman also did not expect that providing information about the books her group read would be part of the application process. “I was trying to be very cordial, but they wanted copies of unbelievable things,” Bower told ABC News today. “They wanted to know what materials we had discussed at any of our book studies.” She ultimately sent one of the books, “The Five...