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IRS supervisor in DC scrutinized tea party cases [W:127]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — An Internal Revenue Service supervisor in Washington says she was personally involved in scrutinizing some of the earliest applications from tea party groups seeking tax-exempt status, including some requests that languished for more than a year without action.

Holly Paz, who until recently was a top deputy in the division that handles applications for tax-exempt status, told congressional investigators she reviewed 20 to 30 applications. Her assertion contradicts initial claims by the agency that a small group of agents working in an office in Cincinnati were solely responsible for mishandling the applications
IRS supervisor in DC scrutinized tea party cases


what was it liar Cummings said again?
"Washington's involvement in the IRS scandal were "unsubstantiated,"

What was it that Issa said?
"Washington was involved"

by the way Holly Paz is a registered Democrat who donated $4,000 to the Obama campaign in 2008
 
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Re: IRS supervisor in DC scrutinized tea party cases

Say it ain't so!! :shock:
 

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IRS supervisor in DC scrutinized tea party cases


what was it liar Cummings said again?
"Washington's involvement in the IRS scandal were "unsubstantiated,"

What was it that Issa said?
"Washington was involved"

by the way Holly Paz is a registered Democrat who donated $4,000 to the Obama campaign in 2008
No way. I'm sea-leveled. Beached. She worked for Lois Lerner and she was involved? Just because she says she was doesn't mean it's true. See, she thought Tea Party meant liberal. A common mistake any government worker who donated $4,000 to Obama would make.
 

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Re: IRS supervisor in DC scrutinized tea party cases

IRS supervisor in DC scrutinized tea party cases


what was it liar Cummings said again?
"Washington's involvement in the IRS scandal were "unsubstantiated,"

What was it that Issa said?
"Washington was involved"

by the way Holly Paz is a registered Democrat who donated $4,000 to the Obama campaign in 2008
No way. I'm sea-leveled. Beached. She worked for Lois Lerner and she was involved? Just because she says she was doesn't mean it's true. See, she thought Tea Party meant liberal. A common mistake any government worker who donated $4,000 to Obama would make.
 

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Re: IRS supervisor in DC scrutinized tea party cases

Paz, however, provided no evidence that senior IRS officials ordered agents to target conservative groups or that anyone in the Obama administration outside the IRS was involved.

Instead, Paz described an agency in which IRS supervisors in Washington worked closely with agents in the field but didn't fully understand what those agents were doing. Paz said agents in Cincinnati openly talked about handling "tea party" cases, but she thought the term was merely shorthand for all applications from groups that were politically active — conservative and liberal.

Paz said dozens of tea party applications sat untouched for more than a year while field agents waited for guidance from Washington on how to handle them. At the time, she said, Washington officials thought the agents in Cincinnati were processing the cases.
Has anybody even read the article? What did I miss that was so damning?
 

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Re: IRS supervisor in DC scrutinized tea party cases

Has anybody even read the article? What did I miss that was so damning?
The article proves that it wasn't just a handful of rogue agents in a local IRS office that deployed this offensive against Conservative NFP's.
 

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Has anybody even read the article? What did I miss that was so damning?
It shows the IRS was managed poorly, the left hand didn't know what the right hand was doing.
 

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Re: IRS supervisor in DC scrutinized tea party cases

Has anybody even read the article? What did I miss that was so damning?
Why, nothing at all if you support the authoritarian targeting of political opponents in an election cycle, then lying about your involvement when found out...Heh, heh....Look who I am telling, of course that is the order of the day for progressives....ACORN, Soros, S.O.S. project, the dead peoples vote, Ballots in trunks....etc....Now, revealed bringing the power, and force of the federal government to bear against your political opponents, progressives never fail to make the jaw drop as to how far they go, or how dishonest they will be about what they do.
 

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IRS supervisor in DC scrutinized tea party cases


what was it liar Cummings said again?
"Washington's involvement in the IRS scandal were "unsubstantiated,"

What was it that Issa said?
"Washington was involved"

by the way Holly Paz is a registered Democrat who donated $4,000 to the Obama campaign in 2008
Slowly I turn ... step by step ... inch by inch ... the closer they get
 

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It shows the IRS was managed poorly, the left hand didn't know what the right hand was doing.
attaboy ... you stick with that "incompetent" explanation.
 

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Re: IRS supervisor in DC scrutinized tea party cases

It shows the IRS was managed poorly, the left hand didn't know what the right hand was doing.
Yeah. Horrendous customer service. You guys already tried that line. It didn't float when it was mentioned, and it doesn't float now. That line was also tried by Pol Pot, I think.
 

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Yeah. Horrendous customer service. You guys already tried that line. It didn't float when it was mentioned, and it doesn't float now. That line was also tried by Pol Pot, I think.
There were Russians that thought that Stalin had no idea that there was a famine in The Ukraine, too.
 

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There were Russians that thought that Stalin had no idea that there was a famine in The Ukraine, too.
Yup. Stalin got that tidbit from the NY Times, just like you or me. Who knew?
 

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Re: IRS supervisor in DC scrutinized tea party cases

Has anybody even read the article?
What did I miss that was so damning
?
The thrust of the article.

Where the confronted DC Democrat IRS employees, who have now moved on, are reduced to claiming that, yeah, they effed up but not on purpose.
And yeah, other big wheels in DC were involved and applications for tax exemption have been held up but not on purpose cuz they had no idea no one was processing them.
Remember ... the early story was it was only a couple of jamokes in Cincy.
The punchline was that they thought "Tea Party" was a catch-all that could have meant right or left groups.
When you read that ya coulda turned off your set.
 

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Yeah. Horrendous customer service. You guys already tried that line. It didn't float when it was mentioned, and it doesn't float now. That line was also tried by Pol Pot, I think.
“I can say generally we provided horrible customer service here,” ... Really ... anyone who'd try to run that jive? Ya gotta at least admire the size of his yam bag.
 

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Love "yam bag".
“I can say generally we provided horrible customer service here,” ... Really ... anyone who'd try to run that jive? Ya gotta at least admire the size of his yam bag.
 

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Re: IRS supervisor in DC scrutinized tea party cases

attaboy ... you stick with that "incompetent" explanation.
What does the following say to you?

Paz said dozens of tea party applications sat untouched for more than a year while field agents waited for guidance from Washington on how to handle them. At the time, she said, Washington officials thought the agents in Cincinnati were processing the cases.
 

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Re: IRS supervisor in DC scrutinized tea party cases

Why, nothing at all if you support the authoritarian targeting of political opponents in an election cycle, then lying about your involvement when found out...Heh, heh....Look who I am telling, of course that is the order of the day for progressives....ACORN, Soros, S.O.S. project, the dead peoples vote, Ballots in trunks....etc....Now, revealed bringing the power, and force of the federal government to bear against your political opponents, progressives never fail to make the jaw drop as to how far they go, or how dishonest they will be about what they do.
Sorry, j-mac, I am not into conspiracy theories.
 

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Re: IRS supervisor in DC scrutinized tea party cases

The article proves that it wasn't just a handful of rogue agents in a local IRS office that deployed this offensive against Conservative NFP's.
I read the article, and that is not the opinion I got from it. Not even close.
 

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The thrust of the article.

Where the confronted DC Democrat IRS employees, who have now moved on, are reduced to claiming that, yeah, they effed up but not on purpose.
And yeah, other big wheels in DC were involved and applications for tax exemption have been held up but not on purpose cuz they had no idea no one was processing them.
Remember ... the early story was it was only a couple of jamokes in Cincy.
The punchline was that they thought "Tea Party" was a catch-all that could have meant right or left groups.
When you read that ya coulda turned off your set.
So what? That tells me sweet frig all.
 

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Re: IRS supervisor in DC scrutinized tea party cases

Has anybody even read the article? What did I miss that was so damning?
A few weeks ago Liberals swore up and down that it was but a few Rogue agents from Cincinnati now your going to say it is just a few Rogues agents from Cincinnati and Washington in a few weeks from now it will be just a few Rogues from Cincinnati Washington and the White House

Are you actually going to play ignorant and believe this line of crap?

"Paz said agents in Cincinnati openly talked about handling "tea party" cases, but she thought the term was merely shorthand for all applications from groups that were politically active — conservative and liberal."
 

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Re: IRS supervisor in DC scrutinized tea party cases

A few weeks ago Liberals swore up and down that it was but a few Rogue agents from Cincinnati now your going to say it is just a few Rogues agents from Cincinnati and Washington in a few weeks from now it will be just a few Rogues from Cincinnati Washington and the White House

Are you actually going to play ignorant and believe this line of crap?

"Paz said agents in Cincinnati openly talked about handling "tea party" cases, but she thought the term was merely shorthand for all applications from groups that were politically active — conservative and liberal."
Why is it you think that there's always some sort of sinister thing behind every action?
 

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Why is it you think that there's always some sort of sinister thing behind every action?
you do when it is a sinister action and they lie about it.

your letting you ideology cloud common sense and logic
If it sounds like a duck, walks like a duck, looks like a duck, and smells like a duck you are very safe to assume it is a duck
unless it is some one like you who doesn't want it to be a duck and plays stupid and ignores everything that says it is a duck
 
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Re: IRS supervisor in DC scrutinized tea party cases

A few weeks ago Liberals swore up and down that it was but a few Rogue agents from Cincinnati now your going to say it is just a few Rogues agents from Cincinnati and Washington in a few weeks from now it will be just a few Rogues from Cincinnati Washington and the White House

Are you actually going to play ignorant and believe this line of crap?

"Paz said agents in Cincinnati openly talked about handling "tea party" cases, but she thought the term was merely shorthand for all applications from groups that were politically active — conservative and liberal."
Did you read the article?

Paz told congressional investigators that an IRS agent in Cincinnati flagged the first tea party case in February 2010. The agent forwarded the application to a manager because it appeared to be politically sensitive, Paz said. The manager informed Paz, who said she had the application assigned to a legal expert in Washington.
 
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