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Wed May 29, 2013, 02:41 PM

Tea Party groups suing IRS.

You KNOW it was bound to happen.

Tea Party groups file harassment suit against IRS after agency targeted political ties

The American Center for Law and Justice has announced a federal lawsuit today against the Internal Revenue Service on behalf of 25 conservative groups who were targeted and harassed by the tax agency.

Jay Sekulow, the center’s chief counsel, said the lawsuit will show the IRS abuses went far above a couple “rogue agents," as the Obama administration claims.

He has 15 IRS letters harassing conservative groups that were stamped with the signature of Lois Lerner, the IRS boss in charge of the tax-exempt office at the center of the scandal.

http://www.nypost.com/p/news/national/targeted_party_groups_file_harassment_KAq7yJaKps2lnx0LgtTK2I

Pls. let me know if this a duplicate post....

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Original post)

Wed May 29, 2013, 02:43 PM

1. Discovery Works Both ways, Ma'am: They Will Regret This

Not one of these groups actually qualifies for the status sought, under the applicable statute....

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Response to The Magistrate (Reply #1)

Wed May 29, 2013, 02:47 PM

3. Beat me to it! nt

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Response to The Magistrate (Reply #1)

Wed May 29, 2013, 02:48 PM

4. Wanna bet there will be a settlement, anyway?

With all the bad PR this has gotten, and the amount of mud slinging that will ocupy the press for months and months if the lawsuits go forward
I would not be surprised at a settlement...one of the usual " no charges admitted by IRS..complete confidentiality" etc etc.

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Reply #4)

Wed May 29, 2013, 02:49 PM

5. I Strongly Doubt the Administration Will Give Them a Dime, Ma'am

I do not think the thing is likely to survive preliminary skirmishings and reach the stage of trial, in fact.

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Original post)

Wed May 29, 2013, 02:43 PM

2. Duplicate or Not

It's a frivolous lawsuit.

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Original post)

Wed May 29, 2013, 02:50 PM

6. Jay Sekulow is an opportunist who is associated with The Trinity Broadcast Network. TBN.

That's the so called Christian network that uses the fear of death and preys on the weakness of people to makes millions of dollars every day. He heads the ACLJ. American Center for Law and Justice. It was founded by Pat Robertson. http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/american-center-law-justice Jay Sekulow will lose big time. He is opening a can of worms he doesn't have a clue about. Mixing politics and religion? Can anyone say neofascist theocracy?

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Response to Lint Head (Reply #6)

Wed May 29, 2013, 02:55 PM

8. he was on Morning Joe today

fanning the flames. Joe was soooo giddy

edited to add: Joe promoted him as a lawyer from the ACLU

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Response to CatWoman (Reply #8)

Wed May 29, 2013, 03:00 PM

10. The ACLU!? Bwaahaahahahaha! I bet Suck-your-mo was gritting his teeth. He hates the ACLU and talks

it down constantly. Haaa!

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Original post)

Wed May 29, 2013, 02:55 PM

7. The IRS should check the status of the American Center for Law and Justice

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Original post)

Wed May 29, 2013, 02:57 PM

9. maybe Obama can apologize to them too

 

yeah, that's the ticket!

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Original post)

Wed May 29, 2013, 03:08 PM

11. Go for it!

Since it seems most if not all of those organizations don't meet the definition to qualify for tax exempt status, let them sue. Then the IRS' attorneys can ask for whatever they want during the discovery process, and I'll bet those organizations won't want to provide most of what is mentioned.

What are the penalties for claiming non profit when you aren't?

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Original post)

Wed May 29, 2013, 03:39 PM

12. Gotta keep that scandel/conspricy theory/dark rumor in the news...........

Once again, Oh astroturf, make pretend non-profit political organision....

Be careful what you ask for. You may get it.

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Original post)

Wed May 29, 2013, 03:44 PM

13. over something they didnt even have 2 goto the irs for. they could done all this without petitioning

 

the irs. this is just a choreographed dance. dance puppets dance.

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