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IRS Used Donor Lists to Target Audits

by Steve MacDonald July 23, 2015
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Judicial Watch Judicial Watch announced today that it has obtained documents from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) that confirm that the IRS used donor lists to tax-exempt organizations to target those donors for audits.  The documents also show IRS officials specifically highlighted how the U.S. Chamber of Commerce may come under “high scrutiny” from the IRS.  The […]

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IRS Coughs Up Shaheen/Shea-Porter Emails to Federal Judge

by Steve MacDonald July 17, 2015
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A judge will review 51 pages of emails the IRS has been forced to hand over… On July 1, 2015, the IRS complied with a court order requiring it to turn over key documents in ACLJ’s ongoing FOIA lawsuit against the IRS. The documents consist of approximately fifty-one (51) pages of correspondence exchanged between New Hampshire Senator […]

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The Rule of Law continues to be of no concern to the IRS

by Skip June 25, 2015

 “The question we ask today is not whether our government is too big or too small, but whether it works — whether it helps families find jobs at a decent wage, care they can afford, a retirement that is dignified.” – President Barack Obama, Inauguration, 1/20/09 This has gone past “not working” but outright rebellion […]

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King v. Burwell is About The Rule of Law

by Steve MacDonald March 6, 2015
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A majority of the nation is going about its business unaware of the most recent “front” in the political trench-war of American politics.  The United States Supreme Court is hearing arguments Wednesday in the case of King v. Burwell. King v. Burwell is the ticking bomb that could destroy the 2016 presidential aspirations of Republican candidates.  […]

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Private Sector: compete or die. Government: pull a “Washington Monument” hissy fit

by Skip March 3, 2015

And thanks to IRS Commissioner Koskonin (you know, the Obama hack that kept on insisting that the Lois Lerner emails were gone, got all indignant when challenged on it, and remains indignant when shown they existed all along), we have a perfect example of the Washington Monument Syndrome (whereby when not getting all they want […]

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Obama’s minions on the First Amendment

by Skip January 13, 2015

(H/T: Liberal Logic 101)

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Democrats – seem to like approving illegal sex: Lois Lerner & the Royal Order of Jesters

by Skip November 25, 2014

Steve broke the news that Terry Bean, millionaire founder of the Human Rights Campaign, massive Democrat / Obama donor, and friend of NH Democrat Chair Ray Buckley, was arrested on charges of sodomy on a minor-aged boy (here) and the silence from the NH Democrats in NOT speaking to disavow that same important Democrat Terry Bean (here) even as they […]

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Trying To Keep Up With Obama’s Scandals…

by Steve MacDonald November 21, 2014
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From this weeks Goldberg File – Jonah Goldberg’s point on the problem of trying to keep up with Obama’s Scandals…(emphasis mine) It is always remarkable to me — which is why I am remarking upon it — how the only way this president can be rescued from a bad news cycle is if an even […]

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GrokTV: interview with Bill O’Brien – Q2 What happens if the Supremes rule against IRS subsidy rule?

by Skip November 13, 2014

The next question was on Obamacare – specifically the pending doom that that the US Supreme Court may deal to the IRS for writing its Obamacare tax subsidy rule directly counter to what the plain text of the Obamacare law states (tax subsidies are only to be given through State Obamacare Exchanges and not Federal […]

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Memo Links Shaheen “Personally” To IRS Targeting Scandal

by Steve MacDonald November 4, 2014
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  Breitbart The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) did not want to publicly release 2012 correspondences exchanged between the IRS and Jeanne Shaheen at her personal Washington office: the agency delayed releasing the information to a major conservative super PAC multiple times, even threatening to see the super PAC in court, according to emails,” Howley wrote […]

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C4NH is Suing the IRS

by Steve MacDonald October 30, 2014
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Go get ’em. Contact: Derek Dufresne Derek@RightOnStrategies.com 202-809-6013   (October 30, 2014) – Today, the American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ) filed a federal lawsuit in New Hampshire against the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on behalf of Citizens for a Strong New Hampshire, claiming the IRS is unlawfully delaying the release of records between the […]

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Shaheen Remember When: ” I Wrote A Letter…”

by Steve MacDonald October 23, 2014
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Jeanne Shaheen is not just an enemy of free speech she is a partisan warrior for controlling speech. Shaheen voted to repeal the first amendment. Jeanne Shaheen recently voted to make dissent illegal.   She, and 47 other US Senators, all Democrats, moved to empower congress to decide what, when, where, and how often, someone could […]

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The Next ‘IRS Scandal’?

by Steve MacDonald October 7, 2014
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The next ‘IRS Scandal’? “…either Austan Goolsbee, a senior adviser to Obama, made up a smear of Koch Industries out of whole cloth, or else Obama’s IRS allowed the White House illegal access to confidential taxpayer data for political purposes. That’s a crime for which at least two people should go to jail.” Powerline H/T […]

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Schumer Aide Seeks Document Leak Advice From Office He Was Trying to Undermine

by Steve MacDonald September 14, 2014
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Elija Cummings (D-MD), who ha pulicly made it his mission to stop the House oversight investigation into IRS targeting, sent emails to the IRS seeking information  about True The Vote.  Shortly after that the IRS requested nearly identical documents from True The Vote.  Issa has these emails. And then there is this… As we reported, […]

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Depends on What You Mean By ‘Missing’ Emails…

by Steve MacDonald August 26, 2014
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At the end of the original Indian Jones movie, Raiders of the Lost Ark, the Ark of the Covenant is packed into a nondescript crate and wheeled into the worlds largest warehouse where it could *almost never be found again.   Well, the IRS is now admitting that everything they’ve been saying about lost emails and […]

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IRS – So Sue Us

by Steve MacDonald August 22, 2014
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Citizens for A Strong New Hampshire got an answer from the Internal Revenue Service on a Freedom of Information Request they made.  Sorry, we can’t comply with the law.  If you don’t want to wait (indefinitely?), you can just sue us. August 21, 2014 (Manchester, NH) – On July 23rd, the Internal Revenue Service responded […]

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Obamacare Architect, Prof. Jonathan Gruber, confirms the DC Court of Appeals decision

by Skip July 25, 2014

that determined that the IRS can only issue tax credit subsidies to Obamacare plan holders IF they purchased their Obamacare plans from an Exchange that was created by a State and NOT the Federal Government.  Here, the Progressive academician from MIT, Jonathan Gruber takes a question and confirms what the language in the Obamacare Law states […]

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Government – Making “Buying Insurance” Worse Than Filing Your Taxes

by Steve MacDonald July 25, 2014
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And by the way, Healthcare.gov is still a sad, screwed up mess…. This seems like an especially timely reminder, given yesterday’s news about how easily GAO investigators were able to buy insurance with faked credentials on Healthcare.gov. WECT in Wilmington, North Carolina reports that actual consumers have a much more difficult time in acquiring and paying […]

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BREAKING NEWS: US Appeals Court rules against Obama / IRS on their rewriting of tax subsidies in Halbig vs Burwell.

by Skip July 22, 2014

The Halbig vs Burwell, where the IRS decided that ALL Obamacare Exchanges could issue tax credits / subsidies (as opposed to what the law actually said, which was that ONLY State built Exchanges, not Federal ones, could issue those credits / subsidies to lower Obamacare premiums).  This is HUGE!  From the Washington Examiner: In a case […]

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Notable Quote – Mark Tapscot

by Skip July 15, 2014

On separation of powers (emphasis mine): Ultimate test of checks and balances The credibility of Congress and the courts thus now depends upon their successfully exposing the truth about the IRS scandal and punishing those responsible. If they fail, the executive branch will be effectively liberated from constitutional restraint. Thus, the IRS scandal has now become the […]

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Why is it that only Fed agencies undergoing Congressional oversight are losing hard drives?

by Skip July 14, 2014

Lois Lerner of the IRS is the most famous example of a Federal Agency who has been weaponized by the Obama Administration (even, according to random posts I’ve seen, more than Tricky Dicky – disgraced President Nixon (R) or one termer President LBJ (D)) and we have been SO treated by the arrogance of the […]

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“Quick Lerner”

by Skip July 1, 2014

The post is wrong – Mockery IS demanded. And a whole lot more. (H/T: The Corner)

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The IRS Hockey Stick

by Steve MacDonald July 1, 2014
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The IRS Hockey Stick is very real.

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Problem is, Obama has said stuff like this before

by Skip June 27, 2014

This just struck me the wrong way, but given the attitude he exudes, I’m not surprised: Obama Jokes about Executive Order to Make Boys Play It’s funny, because President Obama issues a lot of orders. “And last month, three young girls wrote to me that boys aren’t fair because they don’t pass the ball in gym […]

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Democrats Apologize To The IRS

by Steve MacDonald June 26, 2014
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House Democrats are apologizing to the IRS for having to be subjected to congressional oversight.  (Does the Democrat House orientation day actually cover the role of congress?  Just asking.) This outpouring of liberal empathy for this domestic terror group–operating with the full force of law they claimed for themselves–comes as a result of other members […]

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They Lost Email from Six Other IRS Employees…All Implicated in Targeting Scandal

by Steve MacDonald June 17, 2014
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The most transparent administration (evah!) announce that it has lost emails from six other IRS employees (who just so happened to be)  involved in the IRS targeting scandal.  Must have happened when they were trying to clean out the browser histories with all the links to porn sites. (Wait- that was the SEC.) It’s not […]

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Union Leader Discovers That the IRS Lost Some Emails (Updated)

by Steve MacDonald June 16, 2014
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Yesterday morning I noted that no one in NH media had dropped one dot of ink, digital or otherwise, on the latest feature of the IRS tea Party targeting scandal. You recall the IRS scandal.  That’s one of the scandals where no one wants to testify, Lois Lerner plead the fifth, people are hiding and […]

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Isn’t Government Run Health Insurance Just so Dreamy?

by Steve MacDonald June 16, 2014
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NYT (with some slight edits by me…) WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is contacting hundreds of thousands of people with subsidized health insurance to resolve questions about their eligibility, as consumer advocates express concern that many will be required to repay some or all of the subsidies. Of the eight million seven million five million […]

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Obama IRS Hides Emails on Scandal – Media Hides Scandal

by Steve MacDonald June 15, 2014
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Who wants to bet that you wont find this story displayed prominently on the front pages of the Concord Monitor, Portsmouth Herald, Keene Sentinel, in Laconia, Dover, Conway, or at the Nashua Telegraph?  Obama IRS hides emails on Scandal – Media Hides Scandal (to Protect Democrat President). But here we have a former senior official […]

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Obama is behind the IRS Scandal to silence Liberty & Freedom / Free Speech

by Skip June 11, 2014

The IRS was weaponized by the Progressives, chief among them the Community Organizer Obama.  Being an Alinskyite, he TAUGHT the lessons that the end justifies any means, and the end is just pure power (aka, a Totalitarian government).  Quacking platitudes that Free Speech matters only until they believe that can destroy it.  With Lois Lerner […]

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