New IRS chief says inappropriate screening was broader, lasted longer than previously

Discussion in 'Politics & Religion' started by gwb-trading, Jun 24, 2013.

  1. pspr

    pspr

  2. Ricter

    Ricter

    "An internal IRS document obtained by The Associated Press said that besides ‘‘tea party,’’ lists used by screeners to pick groups for close examination also included the terms ‘‘Israel,’’ ‘'Progressive’’ and ‘‘Occupy.’’ The document said an investigation into why specific terms were included was still underway."
     
  3. pspr

    pspr

    Dumbass, you'll believe anything.

    Here is what we have proof of…
    The Obama IRS Scandal involves:

    ** Nearly 500 conservative groups targeted
    ** At least 5 pro-Israel groups targeted
    ** Constitutional groups targeted
    ** Groups that criticized Obama administration were targeted
    ** At least two pro-life groups targeted
    ** A Texas voting-rights group was targeted
    ** Conservative activists and businesses were targeted.
    ** At least 88 IRS agents were involved in the targeting scandal
    ** At least one conservative Hispanic group was targeted

    We also know that although three liberal groups were asked follow-up questions when they applied for tax-exempt status – The IRS DID NOT Give Liberal Groups Same Scrutiny as Conservative Organizations.

    But that didn’t stop the chief of the IRS Danny Werfel to tell reporters today that the IRS also targeted “progressive” and “occupy” groups.

    These people are lying folks.

    The AP repoted:

    The Internal Revenue Service’s screening of groups seeking tax-exempt status was broader and lasted longer than has been previously disclosed, the new head of the agency said Monday.

    An internal IRS document obtained by The Associated Press said that besides “tea party,” lists used by screeners to pick groups for close examination also included the terms “Israel,” ”Progressive” and “Occupy.” The document said an investigation into why specific terms were included was still underway.

    In a conference call with reporters, Danny Werfel said that after becoming acting IRS chief last month, he discovered wide-ranging and improper terms on the lists and said screeners were still using them. He did not specify what terms were on the lists, but said he suspended the use of all such lists immediately.

    “There was a wide-ranging set of categories and cases that spanned a broad spectrum” on the lists, Werfel said. He added that his aides found those lists contained “inappropriate criteria that was in use.”

    Werfel’s comments suggest the IRS may have been targeting groups other than tea party and other conservative organizations for tough examinations to see if they qualify. The agency has been under fire since last month for targeting those groups.

    His comments also indicate that the use of inappropriate terms on such lists lasted longer than has been revealed previously. A report last month by a Treasury Department inspector general said agency officials abolished targeting of conservative groups with those lists in May 2012.

    There is absolutely no proof that progressive and occupy groups were targeted just like conservative groups.

    They are shameless liars.


    http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/201...ccupy-groups-with-same-scrutiny-as-tea-party/
     
  4. Lucrum

    Lucrum

    Who is Rectum supposedly even posting to, I thought he had most of us on ignore?
     
  5. pspr

    pspr

    I think he randomly takes one of us off ignore for the day so he has someplace to post his dribble.

    Barron should make the ignore work for only 30 days after you put someone on ignore, then it automatically resets until you do it again. Rectum doesn't know all the insults and slams he is missing. Fun stuff! :D