Michael Ramirez by Michael Ramirez

Michael Ramirez

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  1. Chillbilly

    Chillbilly said, over 1 year ago

    Disenfranchisement isn’t political. It’s economic. If you want change, you’re going to have to punch the face of the money machine that keeps ALL of these knuckleheads in office.

  2. John Locke

    John Locke said, over 1 year ago

    As long as the government is big enough to hand out favors, it will attract the money machine. The lobbyists will go home when there is no more money to be had.

  3. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 said, over 1 year ago

    Yep, all the liberal hacks screaming about having to identify yourself at the polls, calling it racist saying it will disenfranchise the old and minorities and all the while the IRS was keeping conservative groups from organizing to get out the vote for the “enemy”. Nope Obama had nothing to do with it. Nope.

    Be careful what you wish for.

  4. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    You guys thought it was fine when the IRS was crushing the left.

  5. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 1 year ago

    @Rad-ish

    Isn’t this the second time I asked you for an example and post on this?

  6. Veteran

    Veteran GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    Forgot to extend the middle finger!

  7. disgustedtaxpayer

    disgustedtaxpayer said, over 1 year ago

    @Radish….you have a habit of posting opinion as “fact” without an iota of substantiation. When did the IRS harass the “left”? Dates. Who in the “left” was “crushed”?

  8. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    If You were an Obama Bundler you got a piece of the Stimulus in the form of magic green companies that went belly up. If you were a donor or bundler for Romney, you got the IRS giving your information to the Democrats who wanted to re elect Obama. They in turn made sure to get that information to any and all agencies who could harass the donors. Donate to Mitt, EPA edits your business in a week or maybe OSHA, or any number of agencies that they were doing the work of the messiah who was preaching the value of demonizing the rich.

  9. nusbickel

    nusbickel said, over 1 year ago

    @Rad-ish

    You will sh*t you’re radish plastic pants when you see the Obamacare rates in 2014 … all administered by the IRS.

  10. wbr

    wbr said, over 1 year ago

    no nusbickel radish will not because radish is going to get a waiver

  11. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    You right wing name callers really are as dumb as rocks, but less polite.
    .
    After Richard Nixon took office, his administration quickly created a Special Services Staff to mastermind what a memo called “all IRS activities involving ideological, militant, subversive, radical, and similar type organizations.” More than 10,000 individuals and groups were targeted because of their political activism or slant between 1969 and 1973, including Nobel Laureate Linus Pauling (a left-wing critic of the Vietnam War) and the far-right John Birch Society.
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    The IRS was also given Nixon’s enemies list to, in the words of White House counsel John Dean, “use the available federal machinery to screw our political enemies.”
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    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324715704578482823301630836.html

  12. jack75287

    jack75287 said, over 1 year ago

    @Rad-ish

    Gee you went all the way back to the 70s. That makes as much sense as the Ford Pinto, but hey we helped Impeach Nixon, why don’t you do the same with Obama.
    Article 1: Obstruction of Justice.
    stonewalling on Bengasi
    Article 2: Abuse of Power.
    IRS and the AP
    Article 3: Contempt of Congress.
    Everyday

    Also those are the three Articles of Impeachment on Nixon.

  13. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    The Internal Revenue Service, under pressure after admitting it targeted anti-tax Tea Party groups for scrutiny in recent years, also had its eye on at least three Democratic-leaning organizations seeking nonprofit status.

    One of those groups, Emerge America, saw its tax-exempt status denied, forcing it to disclose its donors and pay some taxes. None of the Republican groups have said their applications were rejected.
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    http://thesecularjurist.wordpress.com/2013/05/18/irs-also-targeted-left-wing-groups/

  14. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    “We have received information that during your 2004 convention in Philadelphia, your organization distributed statements in opposition of George W. Bush for the office of presidency,” the IRS wrote in an audit notice that the group released to the media at the time.
    Auditors also notified the group that it could be subject to a 10 percent tax for political expenditures as well as a 2.5 percent tax on any manager that signed off on the political activity.
    The NAACP went public and sparked a now-familiar firestorm. Democrats in Congress were up in arms and called for answers about what constitutes political activity and questioning the political motivations of the agency.
    Rep. Charles Rangel, the top Democrat on the Ways and Means Committee at the time, called the audit a police state tactic. Max Baucus, then the ranking member on the Senate Finance Committee, sent a letter to then-IRS Commissioner Mark Everson demanding answers to a list of questions about other similar audits.
    “The integrity of our tax enforcement system is a critical matter,” Baucus wrote at the time. “The American public expects a high degree of non-partisanship and professionalism from the IRS."
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    Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/irs-targeted-naacp-in-2004-91284.html#ixzz2TyPxw2IO

  15. lonecat

    lonecat said, over 1 year ago

    @Bruce4671

    Bruce said “all the while the IRS was keeping conservative groups from organizing to get out the vote for the “enemy”.” First, they weren’t keeping anyone from doing anything, the only questions was whether or not they got a tax break. And if what they were up to was “organizing to get out the vote” then they didn’t deserve the tax break, because they were political organizations.

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