IRS Apologizes for Scrutiny of Conser...

IRS Apologizes for Scrutiny of Conservative Groups

There are 865 comments on the Wall Street Journal story from May 11, 2013, titled IRS Apologizes for Scrutiny of Conservative Groups. In it, Wall Street Journal reports that:

The Internal Revenue Service inappropriately flagged conservative political groups for additional reviews during the 2012 election to see if they were violating their tax exempt status.

Join the discussion below, or Read more at Wall Street Journal.

kuda

Cincinnati, OH

#83 May 12, 2013
Just because they’re paranoid doesn’t mean that no one’s out to get you.

This could well become “Faux News” next 24/7 “exclusive” feature that the MSM (aka real news media) won’t blow out of proportion. IRS will become its next buzzword, like Benghazi, and be a code word meaning Obama corruption scandal. Right wing extremists will be increasingly infuriated as this plays out, but vindicated of their paranoid.
see the light

El Paso, TX

#84 May 12, 2013
IRS knows all Dems cheat on taxes so they try an steal money from honest Republicans.
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#86 May 12, 2013
see the light wrote:
IRS knows all Dems cheat on taxes so they try an steal money from honest Republicans.
There is dumb, dumber, then you.

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#87 May 12, 2013
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>There is dumb, dumber, then you.
Do you want me to give you a list of Democrats caught forgetting to pay their taxes?
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kuda

Cincinnati, OH

#89 May 12, 2013
see the light wrote:
IRS knows all Dems cheat on taxes so they try an steal money from honest Republicans.
I believe that Abraham Lincoln was an honest Republican.

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#90 May 12, 2013
californio wrote:
<quoted text> Do you want me to give you a list of Democrats caught forgetting to pay their taxes?
If you like. I'll trade you with a list of Republicans who reject the theory of evolution, and who think Hurricane Katrina was caused by gay marriage.
You' be getting a good deal. My list would be much longer.

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#91 May 12, 2013
kuda wrote:
<quoted text>
I believe that Abraham Lincoln was an honest Republican.
Today Lincoln would be to the left of George McGovern.

“Happiness comes through giving”

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#92 May 12, 2013
Lifer wrote:
<quoted text>true.
You must be killing you. Now don't forget to wipe.
kuda

Cincinnati, OH

#93 May 12, 2013
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>Today Lincoln would be to the left of George McGovern.
Yes, of course, but my point is that there was in fact an honest Republican and he was arguably our greatest President, not unlike Barrack Obama in many ways. I just wanted to document that and give credit where it was due.
bottlecap

Tampa, FL

#94 May 12, 2013
kuda wrote:
Just because they’re paranoid doesn’t mean that no one’s out to get you.
This could well become “Faux News” next 24/7 “exclusive” feature that the MSM (aka real news media) won’t blow out of proportion. IRS will become its next buzzword, like Benghazi, and be a code word meaning Obama corruption scandal. Right wing extremists will be increasingly infuriated as this plays out, but vindicated of their paranoid.
You mean the MSM, aka the L-I-A-R-S(Liberal Intelligentsia And Rich Socialists) Club.

The Benghazi story has multiple facets to it, all bad for the dems.

For instance, why did the State Department turn over security to the "rebel" government after the MASSIVE war crimes they committed against black-Africans in Libya.

http://globalciviliansforpeace.com/2011/11/22...
bottlecap

Tampa, FL

#95 May 12, 2013
What is hard to calculate is the loss of political contributions that these PERSECUTED and TERRIBLE WRONGED conservative groups suffered because of a politically corrupted IRS.

Certainly, no one can argue against substantial REPARATIONS be made to all these groups as an obvious remedy.
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bottlecap

Tampa, FL

#98 May 12, 2013
The Exterminator 6 wrote:
<quoted text>Since gay activists were behind it then the gay groups need to pay until they are broke.
I don't have any Info on who was behind these DIRTY DEEDS---yet.

From a political perspective, those who gained because of these atrocities were the liberal democrats, so they had motive.

Nevertheless, we cannot conclude that every liberal democrat is involved; let us wait and see where the forth-coming investigation leads.
ima- Ilis Myka Ashanti

El Paso, TX

#99 May 12, 2013
apology NOT ACCEPTED!! Charge them with TARGETING and criminally wrong doing against US law abiding citizens and FIRE THEM! PLUS HEFTY FINES!!

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#100 May 12, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>The Obama administration makes the Russian Mafia look like a Brownie Troop.
That makes BHO an 'inconvenient Brute'.
kuda

Cincinnati, OH

#101 May 12, 2013
bottlecap wrote:
<quoted text>
You mean the MSM, aka the L-I-A-R-S(Liberal Intelligentsia And Rich Socialists) Club.
The Benghazi story has multiple facets to it, all bad for the dems.
For instance, why did the State Department turn over security to the "rebel" government after the MASSIVE war crimes they committed against black-Africans in Libya.
http://globalciviliansforpeace.com/2011/11/22...
Your LIARS concept is really creative. It’a like getting everything to rhyme out when you’re writing a poem. Hats off to you if you came up with the LIARS.

Of course you’re caught up in Faux “News’” Beghazigate extravaganza. I too find it an interesting strategy. If it works, it will kill Hilary’s chance of getting elected President if she decides to run. But what if Hillary decides not to run — all that wasted effort at Faux. When will they learn not to put all their eggs in one basket? if Uncle Joe runs, he’s not covered.

You asked why the State Department turned over security to the "rebel" government after the MASSIVE war crimes they committed against black-Africans in Libya. Again I can only commend you on assembling and communicating such an elaborate construct. Let me add “why did President Obama order Hilary Clinton to order the Marxist Kenyan communist IRS to use black helicopters in the surveillance of nice innocent Christian Republican victims?”
kuda

Cincinnati, OH

#102 May 12, 2013
ima- Ilis Myka Ashanti wrote:
apology NOT ACCEPTED!! Charge them with TARGETING and criminally wrong doing against US law abiding citizens and FIRE THEM! PLUS HEFTY FINES!!
Yes, we could at least water board them before ruining them financially or worse. After all, their real crime is that we’re an angry mob and demand revenge.

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#103 May 13, 2013
kuda wrote:
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Yes, we could at least water board them before ruining them financially or worse. After all, their real crime is that we’re an angry mob and demand revenge.
The 19th century prison system is inadequate and expensive for the modern economy, and manipulated by the modern political despot.
:Freeze assets.
:inventory property.
:Evaluate suitability for 'home arrest'.
:Collect claims of the injured party/parties.
The Judaical community has to catch up on this wrinkle in the New Rules of Law.

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#104 May 13, 2013
conservative crapola wrote:
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Drivel. All the frightwing bluster from '08 to '12 was bullshit. When gerrymandering and the late push for voter ID failed to change anything, teabeggar threw up their hands and said,'what? must we actually go to the poll?' Too damn lazy and complacent. That's your problem.
hahahahahahahahahahahahaha
IRS Probe Expands To Groups Opposed To Gov't, Teaching Constitution...
Scrutiny Was Deeper Than Thought...
UPDATE: IRS also targeted tax-exempt status of Jewish groups...
'Absolutely chilling'...

You and your boy toy Obama are the scum of the earth. Herr Obama is out Hitlering Hitler.
conservative crapola

Whitehall, PA

#105 May 13, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>
Ooooooooooo hitler card. Out of gas so soon?

le fraud cry-a- thon: Day 188

au confused-less cry-a-thon: Day 63

hahahahahahahahahahaha

Since: Oct 12

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#106 May 13, 2013
Seem's the IRS has likely targeted many groups over the decades.....just choosing one incident is highly partisan....let's see them all......

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