Impeachment process begins against IRS chief

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  1. MilkyDischarge

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    House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz began the impeachment process against IRS Commissioner John Koskinen on Tuesday, accusing him of misleading the public and destroying documents that were sought under a congressional subpoena.

    It was the latest move in the battle over the targeting of tea party groups at the tax agency.
     
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    Jason Chaffetz?

    :haha:
     
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    Good. Can't have the IRS fucking with people. That Lois Lerner should be thrown in jail And whoever else was involved.
     
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    I said it before...I'll say it again:

    The ruling class take care of their own. Nothing bad will happen to him.
     
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    Why aren't the executive and or justice dept going after them again?
     
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    with the power the IRS has, it's important they not target political opponents. if we allow this in any way, were fucked. well, more fucked

    i know i'm a dreamer but i'm not the only one :hw:
     
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    because they know they will not be allowed to prosecute. impeachment proceedings are the last effort of the impotent.
     
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    I'm just hoping it goes on longer than the Benghazi investigation.

    We need more probes.

    Deep, penetrating, painful probes.
     
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    If I recall, this was all about checking non-profit status for any group that had tea party associated with it, right? What the fuck do you want the IRS to do? Political groups that focus on getting a person or party elected aren't supposed to be tax exempt. Of course they're going to investigate when all of the sudden there are a ton of tea party organizations popping up all over. Perhaps there was bias there. I don't know. But I do know that it wouldn't be the first time the IRS was used as a political tool. Now a Republican House is using its position as a political tool. All the people who have been pushing this Benghazi investigation need to be impeached as well. Even going after the IRS commissioner with impeachment stinks of political folly.

    http://business.time.com/2013/05/14...ny-political-groups-should-not-be-tax-exempt/

    Thanks to smart lawyers who have exploited an outdated law, the tax-exempt status of many groups may be perfectly legal. But others simply do not pass the smell test. Does anybody really claim the primary activity of these organizations is anything other than getting their favorite candidates elected to political office, or defeating those they disagree with?

    If you have doubts, here is what one group, teaparty.org, says about itself on its website:

    We are going to build on the foundation of success we used to elect more governors, grab more seats in the House of Representatives and force the Washington establishment to respect the demands of “We The People.”

    In contrast to public charities organized as 501(c)(3)s, contributions to (c)(4)s are not tax-deductible. So why would they want (c)(4) status? One reason: It allows them to hide the names of their donors.

    In the past, these groups would have claimed tax-exempt status as Sec. 527 organizations. There are no contribution limits, no restrictions on who may give, and no limits on how they spend their money (except they cannot advocate for a specific candidate). But 527s must disclose the names of the fat cats who use them to finance political campaigns. And groups that thrive on political dark money will do almost anything to avoid transparency. So they walked through the (c)(4) door opened by the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision.

    (MORE: Obama: Targeting by IRS is ‘Outrageous’)

    Because the law is so ambiguous and because IRS scrutiny of these groups is so fraught with political landmines (as the recent unpleasantness proves), the IRS had been reluctant to review this issue all. Now it seems, the agency took a much-needed hard look at some groups, but did so in a clumsy and seemingly partisan way.


    Regrettably, by apparently focusing only on conservative (c)(4)s, the IRS has only succeeded in making all these groups—on the political right and the left– even more immune from investigation.
     
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    when prez mcfuckface weaponizes the irs against his political foes before reelection like most central & south American corrupt banana republics do and the staterun media doesn't give a shit which means the general public doesn't give a shit, ya, we have a real problem from the top down....this is what we deserve when we have career politicos who game the system with no accountability. term limits solves a lot of problems....nothing will ever come of this impeachment.....remember when they told us how serious it was to not lie in front of congress, ya, what a farce that is....fucking waste of time dog & pony show...
     
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