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IRS officials in Washington
were involved in targeting of
conservative groups

Washington Post, by Juliet Eilperin and Zachary A. Goldfarb

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Posted By:Hobbiest, 5/13/2013 9:08:49 PM

Internal Revenue Service officials in Washington and at least two other offices were involved in the targeting of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status, making clear that the effort reached well beyond the branch in Cincinnati that was initially blamed, according to documents obtained by The Washington Post. IRS officials at the agency’s Washington headquarters sent queries to conservative groups asking about their donors and other aspects of their operations, while officials in the El Monte and Laguna Niguel offices in California sent similar questionnaires to tea party-affiliated groups.

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The fish rots from the head down.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: ruready?, 5/13/2013 9:14:42 PM     (No. 9325422)

Enough philosophy. Enough. Who gave the order to stand down???

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Reply 2 - Posted by: enuf8, 5/13/2013 9:15:12 PM     (No. 9325424)

After the info was made public about DOJ getting reporters telephone numbers, the lefties might be in a uproar and really start doing some digging about what has been going on.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: chance_232, 5/13/2013 9:15:39 PM     (No. 9325426)

Anyone that doesn´t believe that Obama wasn´t aware of this is a blithering idiot. Anyone that doesn´t believe that the tactic didn´t have his blessing has suspended disbelief.

The only person dumber than the two classes of morons listed above would be the person signing the order to do the deed.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ruready?, 5/13/2013 9:17:37 PM     (No. 9325429)

Sorry for my previous post on this thread. It was meant for the subsequent post. Gates got me so flustered, I lost my place.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Old Army Vet, 5/13/2013 9:22:26 PM     (No. 9325438)

If Nixon had been impeached this is one of the charges that he was going to be hit with. Where are Woodward and Bernstein when you need them.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Northcross, 5/13/2013 9:30:44 PM     (No. 9325454)

The most significant thing about this story is that it appears in the Washington Post. Further cracks in the media firewall around this corrupt administration.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Janjan, 5/13/2013 9:47:36 PM     (No. 9325462)

The WH was informed of this on April 22nd. So much for Obama´s latest lie. And can I just vent here about the number of news reports (including conservative groups like The Blaze) who are mentioning repeatedly that Nixon was ´impeached´ for the same thing? Do your homework kids. Nixon was never impeached. He resigned.

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