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  1. Stipple

    Stipple said, 10 months ago

    A Bush appointee, now we are talking true evil. Lets get this done.
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    And let us not get sidetracked with silly privacy issues, this is the IRS for cripes sake.

  2. Clark  Kent

    Clark Kent said, 10 months ago

    Groups trying to influence elections should be scrutinized.

  3. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, 10 months ago

    “The IRS is investigating tax cheating by political groups”

    You really are a moron Jim if that’s what you think the IRS scandal is about.

  4. narrowminded

    narrowminded said, 10 months ago

    Wanting to pay as little in taxes as the law allows is “cheating”. Taxes are the tithes of the religious Progressive left. To not want to pay taxes is a sin against the beast.

  5. wolfhoundblues1

    wolfhoundblues1 said, 10 months ago

    “First They Came” by Martin Niemoller

    This poem says it all

  6. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, 10 months ago

    In the game, Dungeons and Dragons, a big deal is made of “alignment”. In one story line, a gov’t formed after the citizens rebelled against a dictator. Initially, it was a “Neutral Good” society – a society where the rule of law and the freedoms enjoyed by ‘chaotics’ were balanced for the good of all. Over time, the society became Lawful Good – where law and structure were enforced for the good of the majority, even if some freedoms were restrained. Then the society became Lawful Neutral, a society where the law/struture was more important than anything else. Then, the society became Lawful evil, where any abuse was permitted as long as order was maintained.
    Our own gov’t is flirting with these transitions. The Neutral Good society of our Founders has become a Lawful Neutral nation where ends justify means. But as the means become more malevolent, more intrusive, and less transparent, we see our gov’t setting aside the good gov’t can do in order to empower those with wealth and influence and our elected officials deceiving and dividing voters in order to turn them against each other instead of working together to create better communities. While we need tools to battle the enemies that face us on the internet and on battlefields, we need to remember that we are supposed to be the ‘good guys’. What’s the chance that we may, ourselves, become “Lawful Evil”?
    Roll percentile dice.
    Respectfully,
    C.
    concerned citizen and one time gaming nerd

  7. mikefive

    mikefive said, 10 months ago

    @Ms. Ima

    And here I thought that government should not be partisan in its dealings with the populace. I’m certainly glad the IRS IG’s report is a fabrication that Obama forced the IG to write to divert attention away from Benghazi.

  8. Michael wme

    Michael wme said, 10 months ago

    @Respectful Troll

    Yet another of your excellent posts. I am not at all familiar of any of the details about Dungeons and Dragons, and appreciate your sharing this analogy.


    (And as to your ‘chance’, I’d pick any number between 0.99 and 1.01)

  9. twhalen

    twhalen said, 10 months ago

    The tax code does not allow political activity by a non-profit, taw exempt group.

    So, a group comes along, asks for tax exempt status, and names itself after a political movement. If you were a tax regulator, wouldn’t you look into the activities of this group to see whether or not it was legit? I would. So did the IRS.

  10. Sharuniboy

    Sharuniboy GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    @SkepticCal,
    Hogwash! Just another Tea Potty fantasy, from the over-fertilized imaginations of such as can be found on Fox News.

  11. mikefive

    mikefive said, 10 months ago

    @twhalen

    Someone has misinformed you, twhalen. A 501c4 is allowed political activity and it is so specified under 501c4 requirements for exempt status.

  12. Harrison_Bergeron

    Harrison_Bergeron said, 10 months ago

    @twhalen

    That is false. And anyways, they IRS has already admitted they were targeting groups based on their political views, not any evidence or suspicion of wrongdoing. But, there is absolutely NOTHING the Obamatons won’t defend, or at least try to blame on Bush and the GOP. Five+ years since Bush was in power, and you dimwits still can’t stop blaming him when your own Dear Leader and his cronies screw up.

  13. Harrison_Bergeron

    Harrison_Bergeron said, 10 months ago

    @Respectful Troll

    Chances? That’s what our government IS. Evil. Our government promotes terrorism, dictatorships, mass murder, torture, oppression, criminality, and all manner of abuses of human rights all over the world. At home, it has slowly and quietly become a totalitarian police state that only pretends to respect the rights of the citizens. Over the next few years, expect the velvet glove to come off and reveal the iron fist that was there all along.

  14. PlainBill

    PlainBill said, 10 months ago

    @Ms. Ima

    Funny that the supervisor who started the scrutiny was a Conservative.

  15. Sharuniboy

    Sharuniboy GoComics PRO Member said, 10 months ago

    My, my, my! Such passionate spew on the part of those over-fertilized imaginations taking another dump in/from the Tea Potty.


    One would think that by the time one gets to voting age, one would have been potty trained. But then again, spoiled brats, who want the world to ask, “How High?”, on the way up, when the brats order, “Jump”, do, at times, exhibit very infantile tendencies.


    Though one must admit this potty really ought to have a flush lever on it someplace.


    There is the old suggestion: “Go tell your Mommy she needs you”. But, then again, recognizing the Tea Potty denizens for what they are, what Mommy would really want anyone of them back?

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