Lisa Benson by Lisa Benson

Lisa Benson

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  1. ConserveGov

    ConserveGov said, almost 2 years ago

    According to the MSNBS crowd this “IRS thing” is just a couple clumsy agents in Cincinnati that made a few mistakes. Riiiiight…..

  2. Peabody-Martini

    Peabody-Martini said, almost 2 years ago

    I hope this lawsuit opens the teabaggers up to discovery. The reaction ought to be good, glass houses and all.

  3. edclectic

    edclectic said, almost 2 years ago

    Wonderful, another waste of taxpayer monies for frivolous litigation.

  4. blackash

    blackash said, almost 2 years ago

    @ReFlex-76

    If this were a Republican administration and the groups being denied tax exempt status were left wing you would be crying bloody murder.

    You are a hypocrite.

  5. mikefive

    mikefive said, almost 2 years ago

    @ReFlex-76

    Not a mistake ReFlex. I would refer you to the Treasury IG’s report, The Determinations Unit Used Inappropriate Criteria to Identify Potential Political Cases – Page 5 and Appendix VII – Comprehensive Timeline of Events – Page 31.

  6. mikefive

    mikefive said, almost 2 years ago

    @ConserveGov

    MSNBC reporters must not have read the Treasury IG’s report either.

  7. Peabody-Martini

    Peabody-Martini said, almost 2 years ago

    @blackash

    Leftist groups seem to have been the only groups that were actually denied tax exempt status. The teabaggers were only delayed.

  8. mikefive

    mikefive said, almost 2 years ago

    @Peabody-Martini

    In Fiscal Year 2012, 70 percent of all closed applications for tax-exempt status were approved during an initial review with little or no additional information from the organizations. I’m curious as to what organizations and if the same criteria was used to reject or delay their applications as those labeled with “Patriot”, "Constitution, etc.

  9. Archimedes

    Archimedes said, almost 2 years ago

    @Genome Project

    Why would we debate it, you clearly do not understand what tax exempt status means or what the qualifications to achieve it are.

  10. Rx71Wm29

    Rx71Wm29 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Would that be the “Great Unwashed Army”?

  11. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    @Genome Project

    why should a political group get any tax considerations. Where is the “general social welfare” in their activities if it’s slanted to one group?"
    Simple, I Know the general social welfare of this country would be served if we did away with Obamacare. The early results are in and even some with a D behind the name who voted for it tell it it would be a “train wreck” That if not repealed the social welfare of this country has and will suffer more.

  12. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    why should a political group get any tax considerations. Where is the “general social welfare” in their activities if it’s slanted to one group?"
    The fact that one group does not want and is will to fight for what they want just so happens to fall under one lose side vs another just what goes on. Liberal get the green and conservatives are stuck with R as the closest thing to what they believe. Libertarians side with R on the home front but lean toward the D on foreign stuff. So it is not really as cut and dry as you think it is. not one “political” group vs another. But the IRS made it that way. And why should I have to pay a tax penalty to speak out politically? why?

  13. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    The Iron is hot. Time to strike and do away with the IRS! FAIR TAX! www.fairtax.com

  14. Jim Guess

    Jim Guess GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    @blackash

    Right!

  15. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    @Genome Project

    If you can’t deduct political contributions in general, why should a political group get any tax considerations."
    OK i believe a politician should look like a nascar driver with sponsors. Before any speech they should slip on the overalls and have it out there for all to see.
    But here in lies one of the problems. Donor list where leaked via the IRS to the D who got reelected Obama. That was used to not only to target groups but individuals. That is a fact, sorry, dirty fact. It should not but it does happened. So one of the ways to protect yourself is to be a donor to someone who wants to put their neck on the line. But if you have to file with the IRS, you get put on a list.

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