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Published: Monday, June 30, 2014, 12:01 a.m.
IRS


Agency totally lawless, partisan

I heard last week that the IRS admitted to wrongdoing and must pay a $50,000 fine to the National Organization for Marriage. It seems that activists for same sex marriage illegally obtained this group's confidential tax return and a donor list from the IRS because they are opposed to gay marriage. They published the records containing the groups donors names and addresses online so that they and others could target them. My question is why has Eric Holder refused to investigate and prosecute this?
This is yet another example of the lawless and hyper-partisan behavior going on at the IRS. This in addition to the Lois Lerner scandal that involves the use of the IRS to help Obama get re-elected by targeting tea party and other conservative organizations for political purposes. All unprecedented in the annals of the IRS to my knowledge.
My other question is where is the media on this? I will tell you where. They have aligned themselves with the gay rights activists and Democrats who think it is perfectly acceptable to use the IRS to help shut down political opponents. After all they are just bigots aren't they? Nixon thought about doing this but never did. However, these people have been given a free reign by the Obama administration to do as they wish and the intellectually dishonest media refuses to report it. We need a special prosecutor or two to investigate the IRS.
The only way we can get this done is to retain control of the House and take control of the Senate this fall.
Don Williamson
Arlington
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