After Four Years IRS Finally Confirms There Was No Targeting Of Teaparty Groups

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    Let’s take a trip down memory lane. Do you remember Lois Lerner? BOLO? IRS audits of tea party organizations?

    Sure you do. Back in 2013 Republicans were on the warpath over this. The IRS had identified dozens, maybe hundreds, of tea party organizations for extreme audits becasue of their political leanings...

    After Four Years, IRS Finally Confirms There Was No Targeting of Tea Party Groups – Mother Jones
     
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    After 40 years, Charles Manson has confirmed that he did not commit the crimes he was accused of committing. Well. That settles it.
     
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    Well, the actual audit in the IRS case settles it.

    Your reply also settles the fact you have any intellectual capacity.

    And Manson is still guilty of the crimes he committed.

    Consider this settled now.
     
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    So, the IRS did an internal audit on itself, declared itself innocent, and you believe it?
     
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    didn't read the link...who confirmed this? the IRS? ...to be clear I never believed they were targeting right wing/teaparty groups, it's just that if you are offering proof of innocence from information garnered by a group/person that investigated themselves then lets just let trump investigate himself and take his word for it on what ever he claims is the case...certainly you can see the folly in such an undertaking
     
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    Great....most 'Liberal Revisionist History'....


    IRS admits targeting conservatives for tax scrutiny in 2012 election

    "The Internal Revenue Service on Friday apologized for targeting groups with “tea party” or “patriot” in their names, confirming long-standing accusations by some conservatives that their applications for tax-exempt status were being improperly delayed and scrutinized. "


    Interesting...the IRS apologized for targeting snowflakes are claiming they never committed?


    IRS official Lois Lerner becomes face of scandal over targeting of conservative groups

    "Lerner, director of the IRS’s exempt-organizations division,
    let slip last week that low-level IRS staffers had focused extra scrutiny on conservative groups with words such as “tea party” or “patriot” in their names. Since then, internal reviews have shown that Lerner knew about the targeting in 2011 — but neither Congress nor the public knew until Friday."



    IRS official held in contempt of Congress over Tea Party targeting

    Lois Lerner pleads the fifth again, doesn't testify on IRS targeting

    I.R.S. Apologizes to Conservative Groups Over Application Audits

    LOIS LERNER:
    “We made some mistakes; some people didn’t use good judgment.” “For that we’re apologetic,” she told reporters on a conference call.
     
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    So the IRS lies again, and you believe it?

    You're a sucker.
     
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    What the hell distinguishes an "extreme audit" from an audit?
     
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    In an audit, you send a bunch of bean counters to go over the books.

    In an "extreme audit" you send in a bunch of bean counters to go over the books and then you threaten to hang 'em if they give you answers you don't like.
     
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