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May 16, 2013 - 6:53 am

According to a report from Fox19 news in Cincinnati, the story we’ve been told about the IRS and its “rogue” workers is false to the roots. The IRS has claimed that the entire anti-Tea Party regime was run by two people who, according to outgoing acting commissioner Steven Miller (whose resignation turned out to be a sham), acted on their own. Fox19 has found that the facts are a bit different.

One of FOX19′s two sources went on say that these four IRS workers claim “they simply did what their bosses ordered.” FOX19 reported on Tuesday that the report by the Office of Inspector General states that senior IRS officials knew agents were targeting Tea Party groups as early as 2011.

In fact, according to that report, Lois Lerner, who heads the IRS division that oversees tax exempt organizations, was told on June 29, 2011 that groups with “Tea Party”, “Patriot” or “9/12 Project” in their names were being flagged for additional, and often burdensome, scrutiny.

Whose orders were they following? We may find out on Monday, when at least two IRS workers are supposed to testify.

Update: Gay Patriot asks, “Who wrote the [IRS] questionnaire?” Great question. They really do read like an opposition researcher’s dream.

Update: The Nine Lies of Lois Lerner. Kevin Williamson runs through Lerner’s many lies before reaching this conclusion.

What we have, then, is this: Under a Democratic administration, the IRS was under pressure from Democratic elected officials to investigate political enemies of the Democratic party. The agency did so. Its commissioner lied to Congress about its doing so. When the inspector general’s report was about to make these abuses public, the agency staged a classic Washington Friday news rollout at a sleepy American Bar Association tax-law conference, hoping to minimize the bad publicity. Lerner lied to the public about the nature, scope, and extent of the IRS intimidation campaign.

House Speaker John Boehner asked yesterday “Who is going to jail?” because of this scandal. Steven Miller and Lois Lerner would be a good start.

More: Questions for the President

Bryan Preston has been a leading conservative blogger and opinionator since founding his first blog in 2001. Bryan is a military veteran, worked for NASA, was a founding blogger and producer at Hot Air, was producer of the Laura Ingraham Show and, most recently before joining PJM, was Communications Director of the Republican Party of Texas.

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Both "The Washington Examiner" and "The Wall Street Journal" have interesting pieces on this scandal. But, I have a question. We know with no shadow of a doubt that six Democratic Senators asked the IRS to take this action and threatened reprisals if the IRS failed to comply. Soliciting a Federal employee to commit a crime is also a crime. Anyone care to speculate as to whether any of the six will even be questioned?
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"Steven Miller and Lois Lerner would be a good start."

1. Start at the bottom
2. Put them in one of those nice little interrogation rooms.
3. Scare the bejeesus out of them with the prospect of a trip to the federal penitentiary
4. Be patient until they rat out the people who gave them the orders.
5. Rinse and repeat
1 year ago
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They lied. Then, they lied about lying. Now, they are lying about investigating the lying.

In the most transparent administration ever....comrade.

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the architect is Sarah Hall Ingram. She made a speech in 2009 outlining the concept of citizens behaving with "good governance" and that it was the IRS's job to make sure the citizens complied with what the IRS considered was in line.

I found the speech and linked it in my website. It is literally the entire outline of what the IRS was doing, down to the questions and the record keeping.

http://truthandcommonsense.com/2013/05/16/who-is-she-the-head-of-the-irs-during-the-scandal-is-in-charge-of-obamacare/

Here is the direct link to the speech. read it. your questions will be answered.

http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-tege/ingram__gtown__governance_062309.pdf
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It would be interesting if a skilled conservative journalist (I vote for Byron York of the Washington Examiner) combined with conservative bloggers could assemble a timeline and database of known IRS actions like questionnaires sent to local Tea Party groups and audits of vocal conservatives. Government witnesses will probably claim that they don't remember what happened, but they left a huge paper trail of correspondence and politically-savvy non-government victims. The information just needs to be put together in a coherent story.
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When the ship of state begins to sink, the captain will order the first lifeboat for himself, and the rats will line up right behind him.
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These folks will find their way into the administration of Obamacare. If not them, then their compatriots.

The database from the new immigration bill will all the information together to decide whom are the undesirables to weed out via healthcare administration management.

Ask not for whom the bell tolls, it tolls for thee.
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So, the "low-level staffers" said their bosses actually told them to do this? Anyone who did not see this coming, please raise your hand? Anyone? Bueller? Anyone?
1 year ago
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Both "The Washington Examiner" and "The Wall Street Journal" have interesting pieces on this scandal. But, I have a question. We know with no shadow of a doubt that six Democratic Senators asked the IRS to take this action and threatened reprisals if the IRS failed to comply. Soliciting a Federal employee to commit a crime is also a crime. Anyone care to speculate as to whether any of the six will even be questioned?
1 year ago
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Anybody that buys into that crap about low level staffers should change their diaper and register for a class in intellectual honesty. From Benghazi to IRS to AP if the Greatest Community Organizer ever known didn't at the very least verbally sign off he is either dumber than a post or crooked as a dog's hind leg. To believe otherwise is infantile.
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It also raises these important questions about the USURPER:-

"Can a 20 YEAR member of a RACIST, anti White, Anti Semitic, Anti American "Black Liberation Theology" Church, which is closer to Islam than it is to Christianity, be truly considered Christian? "

I think NOT.

and -

"Why if he indeed is no longer Muslim , as he most definitely and conclusively was, have Muslims not issued a FATWA against him calling for his death as an APOSTATE."
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Born to a Black Kenyan British Citizen Muslim, alcoholic, polygamous, womanizing, State Department declared Undesirable mooching alien, absentee Father and an underage mother and adopted by an Indonesian Muslim STEPFATHER. ALL members of BOTH his Paternal Families are Muslims even his Kenyan Grandmother who his LYING Election Committee told us was a Christian has not long returned (AFTER his election of course) from the completing the Haj at Mecca.

He was brought up and schooled as a Muslim in BOTH the State and the Catholic run MULTI FAITH schools he attended in Jakarta. When Barry was in Indonesia you had to be an Indonesian CITIZEN to go to State School and Indonesia did NOT allow dual Citizenship either, so maybe THATS why the Passport , College and Student loan records are HIDDEN. His contemporaries at school , one of whom is the current head of Garuda Airlines the Indonesian national airline,remember him as a devout Mosque going MUSLIM.

He took KORANIC STUDIES a Muslim ONLY subject at school a fact he himself ADMITS in his book DREAMS. He is on record as saying ‘If the Political will goes against them I WILL STAND WITH THE MUSLIMS” and also “the Muslim call to prayer is one of the MOST beautiful sounds on earth” .

He can also recite the Shahada in perfectly accented Koranic Arabic , must be a result of his MENGAGI studies a subject only DEVOUT Muslims take. According to Muslims anyone who says the Shahada, which calls Allah the PARAMOUNT God (why Paramount are there other LESSER Gods????) and claims Mohammad as his messenger , IS A MUSLIM.

So who is Barry HUSSEIN Soetero Kardashian America's first Gay, Celebrity USURPER President the man who tells us he has ‘ALWAYS been a Christian” well for a start he is a BLATANT BAREFACED LIAR

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