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Apologize For ´Absolutely Chilling´
IRS Targeting Of Tea Party Groups

Business Insider, by Brett LoGiurato

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 5/12/2013 12:05:28 PM

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) said Sunday that the IRS´ admission of targeting various conservative groups for extra scrutiny was "absolutely chilling," and she called on President Barack Obama to apologize. "This is truly outrageous and it contributes to the profound distrust that the American people have in government," Collins said on CNN´s "State of the Union." "It is absolutely chilling that the IRS was singling out conservative groups for extra review, and I think it´s very disappointing that the president hasn´t personally condemned this and spoken out."

1) Apoligize
2) Resign

Barry´s biggest problem is that Alinsky´s Rules for Radicals" doesn´t tell him what to do when you get caught red handed.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: nigella, 5/12/2013 12:11:14 PM     (No. 9322791)

Sure, all he needs to do is apologize and everything will be alright....Don´t think so Susan... go back to Maine... this is a firing offense in my book...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: ruready?, 5/12/2013 12:17:11 PM     (No. 9322811)

One mokinda naive Senator

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lydwho, 5/12/2013 12:18:05 PM     (No. 9322813)

Apologize hell!!!!!

Just resign and go Ga. with the other failure!!!


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Reply 4 - Posted by: j9zig2009, 5/12/2013 12:21:37 PM     (No. 9322822)

C´mon...there are voices (presumably attached to people) out there that have warned you that the gov´t could be tyrannical. Don´t listen to them. (!)

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Reply 5 - Posted by: eoddad, 5/12/2013 12:23:10 PM     (No. 9322827)

When Obama has lost "The Lost Senator Susan Collins" he is really in trouble. Its almost like LBJ losing Walter Cronkite.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: grambo, 5/12/2013 12:30:40 PM     (No. 9322843)

It´s getting harder and harder to put lipstick on this pig.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: uno, 5/12/2013 12:35:08 PM     (No. 9322850)

Apology my foot! Investigate. And while they´re at it let´s see how many defecrats they turned a blind eye to for not paying their taxes!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Coy860, 5/12/2013 12:44:40 PM     (No. 9322862)

The black caucus set the tone for the absolute disrespect of the TEA party.
Your aunt, your mother, perhaps your grandfather are members. Law abiding peaceful people who never before protested anything stood up to protest too high taxes and a bloated dishonest government and they were pilloried and called racist!
I demand an apology from the black caucus.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Freeloader, 5/12/2013 12:49:41 PM     (No. 9322867)

Apologize Senator Susan??? How about a one-way bus trip across the fruited plain, via INTERSTATE 70 WEST, to Leavenworth, Kansas?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Spidey, 5/12/2013 12:53:19 PM     (No. 9322873)

Collins has actually been pretty decent since her sidekick Snowe resigned. She´s not an outspoken person to begin with but she´s the kind of republican the left wants all of the republicans to be.So for her to speak out on this carries more clout than it appears..

I also like the Senator from NH, who held her own during the gun debate. She´d make a nice VP pick 2016. In fact,I wish Romney would have picked her this time. At least it would have knocked down the war on women crap,some.

Auditing pro Israel groups is really shameful and it shows Obama is anti-Israel,its just too bad a lot of American jews can´t seem to figure this out,unless they´ve been promised a seat at the table when the government overthrow happens.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: navybrat, 5/12/2013 12:56:08 PM     (No. 9322878)

The administration is trying to blame low level IRS employees. How do low level employees have this much power? If they do have this power than there is no need for the high level employees. Cut them out. Cover ups for Benghazi, Fast & Furious and IRS targeting conservative groups are all more serious than Whitewater. Where are the award winning investigative reporters?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: pickle1, 5/12/2013 1:00:30 PM     (No. 9322883)

Apologizing is the only thing?????

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Reply 13 - Posted by: MEMcL, 5/12/2013 1:03:42 PM     (No. 9322886)

This white-glove, mamby-pamby response to the esteemed president is garbage. You, Susan Collins, don´t know what outrage is! To you, outrage means to form another committee or to use passive words like "distrust, and disappointing."

Americans are livid, truly outraged and recent revelations have confirmed what we knew all along about the corruption and collusion in government. President of CBS and ABC in the White House pocket; reporters and the media in the tank; all willingly complicit in the actions and coverups of obama.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: nonsense, 5/12/2013 1:04:03 PM     (No. 9322888)

I keep thinking about the PJMedia headline, "first they came for the Tea Party, and then they came for the Jews´.

Any living American who remembers the history of WWII should be scared out of their pj´s with this abuse of power move.

I blame the Iranian born, Chicago reared, ValJar. Time to list all her "revenge" quotes and make her accountable for her part in this chilling of Free Speech. A serious offense in a Representative Republic.

The o. family needs to dump her immediately, no matter how "special" her relationship is with them.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: jinx, 5/12/2013 1:16:18 PM     (No. 9322913)

He won´t apologize. He either ordered it or condoned it. I don´t put anything past him or his comrades.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: EnsignO, 5/12/2013 1:17:45 PM     (No. 9322917)

I would welcome Obama resigning, but I´m more in favor of his well-deserved impeachment. Future Presidents cannot use the Obama years as a precedent in order to get by with unconstitutional behavior just because Obama did.

The Supreme Court worries me because they turned a blind eye to his ineligibility to be POTUS. The Constitution has no Article, Clause, or Amendment which states that a person should be given special treatment(by ignoring the eligibility requirements) because of the color of his/her skin.

Until Obama can prove that his real father is an American citizen (no matter how embarrassing that might be to him), he should be removed from office. Since that´s not going to happen, there are so many instances of unconstitutional behavior during the past 5 years that Articles of Impeachment should have been issued already.

Glad to see that Senator Collins is speaking out, but I agree with above posters that Obama needs to do more than apologize. He would probably cross his fingers behind his back, since he wouldn´t mean it.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: CleanhouseinDc, 5/12/2013 1:20:32 PM     (No. 9322924)

#15 - the only time zippy "knows" about anything is if they put on his TelePrompTer (TOTUS), or it´s sports.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Cor-vet, 5/12/2013 1:20:56 PM     (No. 9322925)

Why the surprise, the IRS has been working for the democratic party since the Hillary files scandal!

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Reply 19 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 5/12/2013 1:44:07 PM     (No. 9322963)

Several years ago I was closing on a second home. The seller had gotten himself in trouble with the IRS and their agent was there to get the fed´s share. I made the mistake of jokingly telling the agent not to give the money to Obama and that he might just waste it.

Two weeks later I got an audit letter. Never been audited before in fifty years of filing my return. Coincidence? I doubt it.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: grambo, 5/12/2013 1:51:24 PM     (No. 9322971)

Anyone who is waiting for a president with no birth certificate, an Indonesian passport and s stolen social security number to do the right thing, has a long wait in store. And anyone who is waiting for the people who voted for him to regret doing so is also in for a long wait. They´re all Democrats and it´s how they roll.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: enuf8, 5/12/2013 2:14:34 PM     (No. 9323013)

Don´t forget Big Sis at DHS saying the T.E.A, the Christains, the Conservatives and the military needed to be considered extremist groups, aka, terrorists. Also, many other groups who are standing up for what is right and honorable in this country.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 5/12/2013 2:20:31 PM     (No. 9323029)

While i am not a member of any TEA Party group or any other group, for that matter, i have been annoyed and angered that so many Republicans and even some purported "Conservatives" have bought the line of attacks against TEA Partiers, that they are radical or "right wing" or any number of other attacks designed to be as pejorative as possible.

All of this was going on while the OWSers ("Occupy Wall Streeters") were committing crimes, polluting, defiling, putrefying and otherwise dirtying up wherever they squatted, with little or no criticism.

Also very important, the IRS wanted the mailing lists, i guess the list of donors, of TEA Party groups. The intention is to chill support, by instilling fear in supporters.

This is exactly how totalitarian dictatorial regimes work. Usually they make these incursions on liberty step by step.

We must demand that Democrats --IF they believe in liberty and will uphold their Oath to defend and protect this Constitutional Republic-- also condemn the BO regime´s unlawful, duplicitous behavior... including the flagrant use of "executive orders" when Congress prevents him from doing what he wants.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 5/12/2013 2:25:41 PM     (No. 9323040)

Yeah right! A few rouge IRS agents did this just like the rouge ATF agents did Fast & Furious on their own.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: god of irony, 5/12/2013 2:43:41 PM     (No. 9323077)

He also needs to apologize to the OSU grads who he told there was no tyranny in his government.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 5/12/2013 2:53:18 PM     (No. 9323085)


February 12, 1999

Susan Collins (R-Maine), voting on articles of Impeachment of William Jefferson Clinton:

Perjury Art. Obstruction of Justice Art.

And now she´s enabling Obama.

Time to change parties, Susan.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 5/12/2013 2:53:49 PM     (No. 9323086)

I dunno, there are times I just don´t understand you guys. I think #5 and #10 have nailed it.

Senator Collins is about as liberal as you can be and still be a Republican. When she speaks out against Mr. Obama, it means a lot!

Of course, the more conservative types will call for impeachment or tar and feathers--none of which is going to happen--but for a lib to speak out like this is like a canary in a coal mine.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: just another nerd, 5/12/2013 5:37:19 PM     (No. 9323266)

I like #23. At first I thought he was misspelling rogue but then realized that using the French word for red, rouge, the political ideology of the agents can be subtly described as well. Two birds with one stone as it were.

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President Obama asserts that 8 million people have signed up for Obamacare, as though that were something to be proud of. In fact, Obamacare has always been a fiasco from a fiscal perspective–a black hole of subsidies and expanded Medicaid, with largely fictitious mechanisms in place to pay for it. As the number of subsidized participants grows, the disaster gets worse. Charles Blahous explains: Our national discussion…is missing the truly significant story here; what is unfolding before our eyes is a colossal fiscal disaster, poised to haunt legislators and taxpayers for decades to come. It is quite possible that the ACA is

Gospel story of Jesus’ resurrection a
source of deep rifts in Christian religion

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Washington Post, by Kimberley Winston    Original Article
Posted By: NorthernDog- 4/19/2014 10:46:11 PM     Post Reply
“On the third day, he rose again.” That line, from the Nicene Creed, is a foundational statement of Christian belief. It declares that three days after Jesus died on the cross, he was resurrected, a glimmer of the eternal life promised to believers. It’s the heart of the Easter story in seven little words. But how that statement is interpreted is the source of some of the deepest rifts in Christianity — and a stumbling block for some Christians, and more than a few skeptics. Did Jesus literally come back from the dead in a bodily resurrection, as many traditionalist

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