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A veteran IRS lawyer testified on Thursday that officials from a Washington office led by a political appointee intervened in the screening of Tea Party applications, saying publicly for the first time the IRS chief counsel's office was involved in the controversial program.

Read more: IRS lawyer testifies that political appointee's office involved in Tea Party screening | Fox News

so up the ladder it goes its in Washington now not to far from the White House
come to find out it is an Obama appointee involved one of the only two presidential appointed positions in the IRS
 
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Re: Lawyer: IRS Targeting Went High Up

Read more: IRS lawyer testifies that political appointee's office involved in Tea Party screening | Fox News

so up the ladder it goes its in Washington now not to far from the White House
come to find out it is an Obama appointee involved one of the only two presidential appointed positions in the IRS

Somehow or other I can't help but think that this is Bush's fault, Obama was never aware of it until today, Boehner did it too, it happened a long time ago, and it was paid for by the Koch brothers.:lol:
 

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Re: Lawyer: IRS Targeting Went High Up

Read more: IRS lawyer testifies that political appointee's office involved in Tea Party screening | Fox News

so up the ladder it goes its in Washington now not to far from the White House
come to find out it is an Obama appointee involved one of the only two presidential appointed positions in the IRS
Uh oh. It's from Fox News. Has to be a lie. There's no there, there. They targeted other progressive groups too. The dog ate it. Obama didn't do nuttin. NUTTIN. He was feeding starving kids in the alley behind the IRS. Carter Hull eats babies, and I can prove it. You see his teeth? Nuff said. Do you really think Obama vetts his appointees? Let me clue you in. He doesn't. Republicans do that. This is all their fault. They set this up. With children starving all over the country, do you really think this is important? Get over it. Let's talk about the war on women, Trayvon, the recovery, Republican obstruction, the war on contraception, the hate of illegals, the living wage, the dying wage, or sumthin else. The IRS is all fixed now. It's hot outside, and somebody somewhere doesn't have air conditioning. Why do you hate that somebody somewhere?
 

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Re: Lawyer: IRS Targeting Went High Up

Since it's already been shown that the IRS was targeting Occupy Wall Street and other progressive groups, it's it time for conservatives to give up on this failed meme.

You're lying. Another lib defending the police state.

There was a special technical group setup for Tea Party and Religious Groups. All of their requests went to this special technical group for scrutiny. OCW and Liberal groups did not received the same level of scrutiny. Not even close.

There was at least 250 Tea Party/Religious Groups targeted. All received special scrutiny. There were possibly 6 OCW groups looked at which did not receive special scrutiny.

Stop lying
 

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Re: Lawyer: IRS Targeting Went High Up

Somehow or other I can't help but think that this is Bush's fault, Obama was never aware of it until today, Boehner did it too, it happened a long time ago, and it was paid for by the Koch brothers.:lol:

the Blame Bush will be the next predictable card for liberals to play in the IRS scandal denial game. the card they will play next after that card will be the race card
 

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Re: Lawyer: IRS Targeting Went High Up

Somehow or other I can't help but think that this is Bush's fault, Obama was never aware of it until today, Boehner did it too, it happened a long time ago, and it was paid for by the Koch brothers.:lol:
Damn, Luther. You beat Head by 9 minutes. Astonishing.
 

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the Blame Bush will be the next predictable card for liberals to play in the IRS scandal denial game. the card they will play next after that card will be the race card

Which is exactly why Holder and Obama pushed so hard to get Zimmerman charged with a crime. They knew he would be found Not Guilty and only wanted to exploit the issue for political gain. The low info voters took the bait.
 

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Which is exactly why Holder and Obama pushed so hard to get Zimmerman charged with a crime. They knew he would be found Not Guilty and only wanted to exploit the issue for political gain. The low info voters took the bait.

so the next question, who gave the Obama appointee that is invoved his marching orders? if your appointed by the president your there to put forth the presidents agenda that is why they are appointed
 

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Re: Lawyer: IRS Targeting Went High Up

Since it's already been shown that the IRS was targeting Occupy Wall Street and other progressive groups, it's it time for conservatives to give up on this failed meme.

If anything, we now know that Bush appointees and operative engaged in targeting and filing false reports, apparently with the collusion of Issa.

IRS Documents Show Liberal Groups, Occupy Movement Were Targeted Like Tea Party: Democrats

Hey, Oh Partisan One, it makes no ****ing difference who is behind it . . . who started it . . . who condoned it. That's not the point. If you've ever been audited by the IRS (I seriously doubt it) or know anyone who has (I seriously doubt it), you know all about the Gestapo powers and tactics they enjoy. Any official using (or condoning the use of) IRS targeting of individuals or groups should be drawn and quartered.

If you want to start with Bush? Start with Bush if it can be proven. But don't tit-for-tat the problem. It's serious. It needs to be stopped dead. If Obama appointees are involved? The buck stops at his desk. Period.
 

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To believe Obama didn't have a significant hand in this is naive to the point of embarassment.
 

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Hey, Oh Partisan One, it makes no ****ing difference who is behind it . . . who started it . . . who condoned it. That's not the point. If you've ever been audited by the IRS (I seriously doubt it) or know anyone who has (I seriously doubt it), you know all about the Gestapo powers and tactics they enjoy. Any official using (or condoning the use of) IRS targeting of individuals or groups should be drawn and quartered.

If you want to start with Bush? Start with Bush if it can be proven. But don't tit-for-tat the problem. It's serious. It needs to be stopped dead. If Obama appointees are involved? The buck stops at his desk. Period.
So far this leads to this guy: IRS Chief Counsel William Wilkins a Big Donor and Loyal Democrat | The Weekly Standard
 

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Re: Lawyer: IRS Targeting Went High Up

You're lying. Another lib defending the police state.

There was a special technical group setup for Tea Party and Religious Groups. All of their requests went to this special technical group for scrutiny. OCW and Liberal groups did not received the same level of scrutiny. Not even close.

There was at least 250 Tea Party/Religious Groups targeted. All received special scrutiny. There were possibly 6 OCW groups looked at which did not receive special scrutiny.

Stop lying

BWHHAHAAHH! I love how conservatives are reduced to spin and counterfactuality -- and then call people who point it out liars!

It's such teabaggery.

Meanwhile, this meme is dead. Another Issa failure. So stick with it. It just emphasizes how out of touch the GOP has become.
 

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Shame! The OP used the banned word "targeted". That word is no longer allowed in the context of this manufactured outrage. The proper term "made them fill out paperwork" must be used instead.
 

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Re: Lawyer: IRS Targeting Went High Up

"...Hull had earlier come under scrutiny after an employee in the Cincinnati IRS office told congressional investigators that he had been micro-managing her review of Tea Party groups' applications for tax-exempt status..."

Hull seems to have bitter employee syndrome. Meanwhile, still waiting for the difintive proof that the White House had anything to do with holding up tea party applications. tick tock


The fact that were more tea party 501c applicants than other 501c applicants highly suggests thats why there were more of their applications getting held up. Thats just simple math....which IS something the IRS seems to have a problem with. lol
 

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To believe Obama didn't have a significant hand in this is naive to the point of embarassment.

There's still no evidence of that. Let's wait for evidence before pointing fingers.

This testimony is interesting. The plot thickens.
 

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Actually, it leads to this guy, a Bush appointee caught conspiring with Issa and misled Congress:



5 questions for tax inspector general J. Russell George - Rachael Bade and Lauren French - POLITICO.com
No Head, it all started with Adam. He got the ball rolling and committed a crime right off the bat. Your accusations are behind the finding of fact which the IRS already admitted. We're slowing going back to the origin, and it isn't George. This is going to be peeled like an onion.
 

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Re: Lawyer: IRS Targeting Went High Up

BWHHAHAAHH! I love how conservatives are reduced to spin and counterfactuality -- and then call people who point it out liars!

It's such teabaggery.

Meanwhile, this meme is dead. Another Issa failure. So stick with it. It just emphasizes how out of touch the GOP has become.

Notice you didn't refute a single point

You're all snark and no bite. Shoo fly :2wave:
 

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"...Hull had earlier come under scrutiny after an employee in the Cincinnati IRS office told congressional investigators that he had been micro-managing her review of Tea Party groups' applications for tax-exempt status..."

Hull seems to have bitter employee syndrome. Meanwhile, still waiting for the difintive proof that the White House had anything to do with holding up tea party applications. tick tock


The fact that were more tea party 501c applicants than other 501c applicants highly suggests thats why there were more of their applications getting held up. Thats just simple math....which IS something the IRS seems to have a problem with. lol

it took a year after the Water Gate investigation started before Nixon was forced out of office, be patient Grasshopper
 

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Shame! The OP used the banned word
"targeted". That word is no longer allowed in the context of this manufactured outrage. The proper term "made them fill out paperwork" must be used instead.

Yes, over and over and over, not to mention their donor list we're released, illegally.


I love it. I wonder if Holder is going to set up a Hot Line ?
 

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Notice you didn't refute a single point

You're all snark and no bite. Shoo fly :2w4f4f4ave:

Sure I did. The IRS operation was a GOP operation run by the GOP and then lied about.

It's coming out. Issa is in trouble and George may wind up with contempt of Congress charges, if not obstruction of justice.

But it's a blast to watch you guys spin.
 

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it took a year after the Water Gate investigation started before Nixon was forced out of office, be patient Grasshopper

LMAO Are you still using this asinine line? There is nothing even remotely similar with Nixon. With Nixon there was the illegal break in of the Watergate hotel, with the IRS nothing as yet has been found illegal.
 

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LMAO Are you still using this asinine line? There is nothing even remotely similar with Nixon. With Nixon there was the illegal break in of the Watergate hotel, with the IRS nothing as yet has been found illegal.
Actually, there have been illegal activities. Holder has just refused to go after them.
 

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Re: Lawyer: IRS Targeting Went High Up

In watching these hearings my respect for Russell George just keeps growing. This guy is getting hammered by partisan hacks on this committee and he has not only maintained his composure but keeps redirecting to the facts and circumstances. He has showed absolutely no indication of partisanship or unprofessional behavior. If we had an entire government made up of people like this we'd be head and shoulders above where we are now.
 
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