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IRS Troubles Multiply as New Scandal Unfolds


May 11, 2013
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By John Jessup
June 14, 2013

If there's one government agency that doesn't need another scandal, it's the IRS.

In the news for wasting millions on videos, staff conferences and targeting conservative groups, now faces a claim that someone in the supposed independent agency committed a felony to silence opposing views on marriage.

No matter where you stand, the future of marriage stirs strong emotions on both sides of the debate, but one thing everyone agrees on: government agencies that are supposed to be independent, especially those as powerful as the Internal Revenue Service, shouldn't use their leverage to help either side.

But one conservative group charges that's just what happened when the IRS leaked names and addresses of some of its supporters.

"People's names were disclosed as donors," said Dr. John Eastman, chairman of the National Organization for Marriage. "Their businesses were boycotted (and) if there was an employee at a business, that business was boycotted."


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Yeah, those low level employees of the IRS released the private information, especially with all the checks and balances they have to go through.
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