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Friday, May 10, 2013

IRS apologizes for targeting conservative groups

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service inappropriately flagged conservative political groups for additional reviews during the 2012 election to see if they were violating their tax-exempt status, a top IRS official said Friday.

via bigstory.ap.org

http://rightcoast.typepad.com/rightcoast/2013/05/irs-apologizes-for-targeting-conservative-groups.html

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Comments

Well actually they said "mistakes were made" but they couldn't figure out who made them. Jay Carney said it was George Bush's fault. Same old, same old.

Posted by: Comanche Voter | May 10, 2013 1:55:24 PM

Cui bono? Who benefits? If this was not done at the instigation of the Democrats and the White House, who else?

Siccing government agencies on your political opponents? If this had been done during a Bush administration, against leftists, is there the slightest doubt in the minds of fair-minded people with above room temperature IQ's that there would have been (immediate and successful) calls to impeach the one who benefited the most, Obama?

And to top it off, spying on journalists as well? There would have been a stampede.

But I weary of this. I am tired of people pointing out the obvious, that "...if Republicans had..." I am so tired of it, I am tired of me doing it too.

Basic, common, sense, people.

Posted by: David Straub | May 15, 2013 6:40:06 AM