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Heads won´t roll at the IRS
Politico, by David Nather and Rachel Bade

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Posted By:Fiesta del sol, 5/22/2013 8:42:33 AM

Lawmakers pressing for more heads to roll at the Internal Revenue Service are going to be disappointed. “Why weren’t more people fired?” Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) demanded at a hearing Tuesday on the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups, channeling the frustration of his colleagues. Turns out it’s not so easy.In fact, it appears that no one has been formally reprimanded and a spokesperson for the union representing IRS workers said it hasn’t been called to help any employees yet. Most employees involved in the targeting program are covered by protections for federal workers

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Why hasn´t the GOP come out with commercials, talking points for this? This is like shooting fish in a barrel. Everything!!! that is wrong with Washington, and especially the IRS is exemplified here. Where´s the GOP message discipline and talking points?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: rolanddd, 5/22/2013 8:45:39 AM     (No. 9339298)

Keep the jerks in place and
save your powder for taking the IRS enforcement out of obamacare.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: joew9, 5/22/2013 8:57:51 AM     (No. 9339333)

Max Baucus practicing disinformation. "Why weren’t more people fired?" implying to the low information voter(LIV) that some were fired.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Jethro bo, 5/22/2013 9:12:48 AM     (No. 9339363)

Repeal the 16th amendment and the IRS goes away. The time is now and we need to start to work on repealing the amendment that gave the beast life and sustenance.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: pindarjr, 5/22/2013 9:23:02 AM     (No. 9339386)

I don´t care about how many IRS employees get fired. What I do care about is how many of them will be going to jail and for how long.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: nihtwael, 5/22/2013 9:29:44 AM     (No. 9339393)

Just what I thought was going to happen--nothing. No one will go to jail, no one will get fired, no one will even lose their bonus.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Razorgirl, 5/22/2013 10:08:05 AM     (No. 9339446)

So why can´t the House vote to suspend funding for the IRS? This is where the sequester should be focused. There´s nothing like not getting a paycheck to make folks chatty. How much would the government save by not paying these overpaid, power-hungery, nincompoops?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 5/22/2013 10:38:26 AM     (No. 9339490)

The article headline is correct. Nothing will come of this. It is merely another in a long line of govn dog & pony shows to distract from other govn business. While this show trial is happening, the senate is moving the amnesty bill along. It`ll pass in the senate and moved to Boehner in the House, where it will need a small number of GOPers to pass. Once that happens, it`ll be one party democrat rule forever.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan, 5/22/2013 11:04:33 AM     (No. 9339550)

Remember the Kenyan´s act a couple of weeks ago, his angriness at the IRS? We all know it was fake, and this proves it. In every instance, no one gets fired, and in this one, a person responsible was actually promoted so she could do the same kind of thing to conservatives with our health care.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Amicus Veritatis, 5/22/2013 12:41:06 PM     (No. 9339737)

OK. This is what we have come to expect. So if the IRS is nomore then who cares what happens to their heads?

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