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Joe Heller

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  1. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    Same as the old IRS.

  2. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, 11 months ago

    How is it that people think that no one will miss a few million dollars? What kind of person pisses that kind of money away, knowing full well how much value that money could provide in a more constructive context? I understand that it’s easier if you’re spending “someone else’s money”, but still…..it would be nice to expect that at least one of the people in charge had a conscience.

    There’s a difference between losing money because you are too irresponsible to have had access to it in the first place, and wasting money just because you can. Different levels of hell, but different nonetheless.

    And I’m willing to bet this is nothing compared to what we don’t know. Your tax dollars at work.

    Inexcusable.

  3. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    Man i wish I could have done that when I did not file a form right in which I would have gotten back 25$ insteed i got a 100 $ fine!
    Next time I am changing my middle name to “Green guy liberal” And i bet i can get a pass.

  4. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, 11 months ago

    @Harleyquinn

    I would like to get all my money back so my new middle name is Barry Hussein.

  5. Tigger

    Tigger GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    @I Play One On TV

    Agreed, this goes deeper than the IRS targeting Conservative Groups which Obama said is out and out wrong

  6. Atara

    Atara said, 11 months ago

    I still don’t entirely get the hubbub over the conferences and linedancing. Doesn’t anyone work in corporate? This is exactly the sort of thing they make people do for ‘team building’ and ‘morale’. Yes, the presidential suites were kind of out of hand, but all of the other stuff? Standard practice for any big business, and ultimately, of all of the government departments, the IRS is the most businesslike, filled with taxmen and not politicians. It’s a stressful enough job as is, I want my IRS auditors and people to have something to be happy about.

  7. Adrian Snare

    Adrian Snare said, 11 months ago

    @Atara

    Atara, this is good to know….And its true, waste (IMO) is everywhere…and must be…
    An example is the conservative responses..
    As I have said more than once..
    NO political group should be free from taxes…there is not a mot of charity involved and this includes some churches as well..

  8. Adrian Snare

    Adrian Snare said, 11 months ago

    I feel that anyone who takes our money from our government and wastes it, should pay back, every single penny, even if the thief was to be a slave to the state…..this, of course, includes his family….to steal million may take thousands of year to reimburse..
    My feelings……
    And I am guilty as welll…..

  9. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    @Atara I want my IRS auditors and people to have something to be happy about."

    Then how about not targeting them to be your scapegoat. The people of Cincinnati have spoken and they are mad! Who ever told the LIE that this started from them has ticked them off! They, in Cin, are ticked off that the hirer ups are telling congress that they gave “bad customer service”
    But in your mind that is OK, they got do line dancing and watch a guy paint.

  10. mikefive

    mikefive said, 11 months ago

    I don’t know if it’s true or not. I just heard a news blurb go by that the IRS lost some receipts for their conferences. What a hoot! The IRS not being able to produce expense receipts!

  11. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    @Adrian Snare

    As I have said more than once..
    NO political group should be free from taxes…there is not a mot of charity involved and this includes some churches as well.."
    Those that give to these groups do NOT get a tax credit. The purpose of getting a tax exempt is so you are not taxed on money that has already been taxed after you have earned it and already had income tax taken out of it before you donated it. This way Government can not tell you you can or can not donate and get a credit for it. And so list of donors are not harassed for the political views they hold.
    OOOOPS, we found out yesterday that conservatives list of donors were leaked to the co chair of the Obama election committee
    http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/05/14/Obama-campaign-co-chair-attacked-Romney-conservative-group-in-2012-with-leaked-IRS-scandal-documents
    And the IRS has admitted it profiled and targeting groups that did not fit Obama’s agenda!

  12. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    @TheTrustedMechanic

    “Pull the plug on the IRS…..There are better alternatives.”
    What no government like Somalia?
    No Like the FAIR TAX! www.fairtax.org

  13. bobwinners

    bobwinners GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    @I Play One On TV

    How is it? Well, do the math. 20 cents per US citizen over THREE years… 7 cents per year.
    Bet you have that stashed under your couch cushions.

  14. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    @bobwinners

    How is it? Well, do the math. 20 cents per US citizen over THREE years… 7 cents per year.
    Bet you have that stashed under your couch cushions.??
    ??
    ??
    OK, why? um what? your point? this is the IRS spending taxpayer money you are talking about right? Well then, um, you need to add that we go over next store and find 40% of that money in the Neighbors China made couch.

  15. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, 11 months ago

    What’s really silly about the flap over the videos is the fact that government agencies picked up on these “team building” exercises from PRIVATE corporations contracted to provide the training, just the “corporate world” has used.


    Interesting too that some of the most profitable companies in America, and around the world, are the ones that have gone to “campuses”, and “casual Fridays” becoming day to day S.O.P..


    NPS (National Park Service) was chastised a long time ago by having training for interpreters at Disneyworld. The same “righties” critical, grasped tightly onto the Disney policy of “commercializing” public lands, by selling them off, or charging recreation folks huge fees to use PUBLIC land, while letting extractive resources like oil and gas, timber, and grazing, “skate” on paying any fair market value for what they were getting.

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