Welcome to DU! The truly grassroots left-of-center political community where regular people, not algorithms, drive the discussions and set the standards. Join the community: Create a free account Support DU (and get rid of ads!): Become a Star Member Latest Breaking News General Discussion The DU Lounge All Forums Issue Forums Culture Forums Alliance Forums Region Forums Support Forums Help & Search


(37,305 posts)
Wed May 15, 2013, 12:58 PM May 2013

The IRS wants YOU to share everything

The Internal Revenue Service asked tea party groups to see donor rolls.

It asked for printouts of Facebook posts.

And it asked what books people were reading.

A POLITICO review of documents from 11 tea party and conservative groups that the IRS scrutinized in 2012 shows the agency wanted to know everything — in some cases, it even seemed curious what members were thinking. The review included interviews with groups or their representatives from Hawaii, New Mexico, Ohio, Texas and elsewhere.

Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2013/05/the-irs-wants-you-to-share-everything-91378.html#ixzz2TNhWjDwc

Obama expects the IRS to enforce certain aspects of the ACA. This is a problem.

2 replies = new reply since forum marked as read
Highlight: NoneDon't highlight anything 5 newestHighlight 5 most recent replies
The IRS wants YOU to share everything (Original Post) dkf May 2013 OP
It isn't real, go away, it isn't real!!! Puzzledtraveller May 2013 #1
Politico cites interviews with Teabaggers as their source Bjorn Against May 2013 #2

Bjorn Against

(12,041 posts)
2. Politico cites interviews with Teabaggers as their source
Wed May 15, 2013, 02:43 PM
May 2013

General rule of thumb; if the Tea Party said it it is probably a lie. Seriously, why would the IRS care what books they are reading?

Latest Discussions»General Discussion»The IRS wants YOU to sh...