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Forum Post: IRS Began Targeting Conservatives In 2010

Posted 1 year ago on May 13, 2013, 5:42 p.m. EST by Nationwide (-93)
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From ABC news:

The targeting of conservatives by the IRS started earlier and was more extensive than the IRS acknowledged last week, according to a draft IRS inspector general report obtained by ABC News.

As we reported on “Good Morning America” this morning, the IRS began targeting “Tea Party or similar organizations” in March 2010. That was when the Cincinnati-based IRS unit responsible for overseeing the applications for tax exempt status starting using the phrases “Tea Party,” “patriots” and “9/12″ to search for applications warranting greater scrutiny.

During this first phase, 10 Tea Party cases were identified. By April of 2010, 18 Tea Party organizations were targeted, including three that had already been approved for tax-exempt status.

By June 2011, the unit had flagged over 100 Tea Party-related applications and the criteria used to scrutinize organizations had grown considerably, flagging not just “Tea Party” or “Patriot” in group names, but also groups that were working on issues like “government debt,” “taxes” and even organizations making statements that “criticize how the country is being run.”

The report, done by the Inspector General for the IRS, also shows that senior IRS officials in Washington was aware of what was going on as early as August 4, 2011 when, according to the report, the IRS chief counsel held a meeting with the IRS’s Rulings and Agreements unit “so that everyone would have the latest information on the issue.”

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[-] 3 points by Toynbee (656) from Savannah, GA 1 year ago

Give the IRS a break. The extreme right wing wants to muzzle the IRS. This is just a good excuse.

[-] 3 points by Toynbee (656) from Savannah, GA 1 year ago
  • Thanks to Congress and Supreme Court, we now have new fuzzy tax language that allows political organizations to get a tax break.

  • The IRS has a history with charities that do medical research or care for the poor and hungry.

  • The IRS has little history with new political groups claiming 501(C)4 tax breaks.

  • It makes perfect sense that IRS takes a closer look at these organizations, at least until they get a handle on things.

  • Maybe we should have IRS give no exceptions, and scrutinize every single 501(c)4 organization. In depth. If they pass they pass. If they don't . . .

  • And maybe the IRS could ask Congress for some clarity in the law which says, in part:

  • 501(c)4:
  • (a) Exemption from taxation An organization described in subsection (c) or (d) orsection 401 (a) shall be exempt from taxation under this subtitle unless such exemption is denied under section 502 or 503. (b) Tax on unrelated business income and certain other activities An organization exempt from taxation under subsection (a) shall be subject to tax to the extent provided in parts II, III, and VI of this subchapter, but (notwithstanding parts II, III, and VI of this subchapter) shall be considered an organization exempt from income taxes for the purpose of any law which refers to organizations exempt from income taxes. (c) List of exempt organizations The following organizations are referred to in subsection (a): (1) Any corporation organized under Act of Congress which is an instrumentality of the United States but only if such corporation— (A) is exempt from Federal income taxes— (i) under such Act as amended and supplemented before July 18, 1984, or (ii) under this title without regard to any provision of law which is not contained in this title and which is not contained in a revenue Act, or (B) is described in subsection (l). (2) Corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of holding title to property, collecting income therefrom, and turning over the entire amount thereof, less expenses, to an organization which itself is exempt under this section. Rules similar to the rules of subparagraph (G) of paragraph (25) shall apply for purposes of this paragraph. (3) Corporations, and any community chest, fund, or foundation, organized and operated exclusively for religious, charitable, scientific, testing for public safety, literary, or educational purposes, or to foster national or international amateur sports competition (but only if no part of its activities involve the provision of athletic facilities or equipment), or for the prevention of cruelty to children or animals, no part of the net earnings of which inures to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual, no substantial part of the activities of which is carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting, to influence legislation (except as otherwise provided in subsection (h)), and which does not participate in, or intervene in (including the publishing or distributing of statements), any political campaign on behalf of (or in opposition to) any candidate for public office. (4) (A) Civic leagues or organizations not organized for profit but operated exclusively for the promotion of social welfare, or local associations of employees, the membership of which is limited to the employees of a designated person or persons in a particular municipality, and the net earnings of which are devoted exclusively to charitable, educational, or recreational purposes. (B) Subparagraph (A) shall not apply to an entity unless no part of the net earnings of such entity inures to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual.
[-] 3 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

The GOP, conse(R)vatives, teabagge(R)s.......they've been targeting people for years on end.

In fact you defend their doing it.

See Buttercups comment below.

And read this too.

http://www.labornotes.org/2013/05/discipline-and-punish-new-unemployment-reform

These investigations should NEVER stop.

They need to pay for what they've done.

Wanna talk about GOP targeting in voter suppression?

Wanna talk about GOP targeting of unions?

Wanna talk about GOP usurpation of elected officials?

The investigations shouldn't stop, until they do.

[-] -2 points by Dmooradian (-74) 1 year ago

So you condone this activity of IRS targeting?

[-] 2 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

Nope.

But it's no worse than what's been going on for years.

If fact. It's less egregious.

A lot less.

So do you condone the activities of those groups?

[-] -2 points by Dmooradian (-74) 1 year ago

Which groups, be specific?

[-] 1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

The ones mentioned above.

Be observant.

Do you condone their activities and why?

[-] -2 points by Dmooradian (-74) 1 year ago

I think you are referring to this link regarding reduction in unemployment benefits:

http://www.labornotes.org/2013/05/discipline-and-punish-new-unemployment-reform

This is a point of debate that has to pass the Congress. It is not a government organization who has the power to pursue citizens for their personal and monetary wealth. There is a huge difference.

[-] 3 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

What don't you understand about....be observant?

Honestly, your failure at that is trying, to say the least.

Do condone their activities and why?

[-] -3 points by Dmooradian (-74) 1 year ago

Sorry I do not understand what you are getting at?

[-] -3 points by Dmooradian (-74) 1 year ago

So basically you are obfuscating and not answering the question and then attempt to say that I have a low IQ and low effort. Boy that is really creative and thoughtful. You will win a lot of kudos for that.

I would be more than happy to compare resumes - jobs and schools - and more importantly how many people you have employed.

[-] 4 points by Buttercup (1067) 1 year ago

What's that? There in your ass? It's a bird. It's a plane. No! It's Super Important SuperEmployer Man! Able to leap tall job cuts in a single bound! What's that? Reduced demand. No problem for Super Important SuperEmployer Man! He can slash more jobs with the help of Mighty Pink Slip Girl!! Need to keep some people on? Super Important SuperEmployer Man will use his Special SuperEmployer Powers to reduce wages!

Stay tuned for scenes from our next episode: What Happens When There's No Middle Class Left to Buy All Their Shit.

[+] -4 points by Dmooradian (-74) 1 year ago

And you have employed how many people?

[-] 3 points by Buttercup (1067) 1 year ago

Oh I see. Seems that Super Important SuperEmployer Man is slow on the uptake. Get over yourself Super Important SuperEmployer Man. You are not more important. Really. You're not. Let me help you out with that.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBx2Y5HhplI

Stay tuned for scenes from our next episode: What Happens When There's No Middle Class Left to Buy All Their Shit.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Makes a good tweet

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBx2Y5HhplI

Common Sense Reality.

Economic Truth.

Plain & Simple.

Watch

Consider

Share

Circulate

Please

[-] 0 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

[-] 0 points by MrMagicalTruth (0) 5 minutes ago

Even better, it makes a good reason to protest in the street and turn to real actions. Tweeting is just asking for others to take action when you could do it yourself.

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@MrMagicalTruth

Blow it out your ass.

Ooops

That would be redundant as U just did.

In fact U always talk out of Ur ass.

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[-] -3 points by Dmooradian (-74) 1 year ago

Do you ever listen to yourself?

Can't answer the question. So you are a taker and not a provider. No wonder you want to redistribute wealth from those who produce.

[-] 2 points by Buttercup (1067) 1 year ago

How about a nice warm cup of your question is irrelevant, slow on the uptake, and you don't know what you're talking about and you're full of crap. Mr. Super Self Important SuperEmployer Man.

http://www.vanityfair.com/politics/2012/05/joseph-stiglitz-the-price-on-inequality#

http://www.vanityfair.com/society/features/2011/05/top-one-percent-201105

[-] 2 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

No wonder you want to redistribute wealth from those who produce.

Most of the money has already been taken away from the worker - "those who produce".

[-] 2 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Take off the blinders.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bBx2Y5HhplI

Common Sense Reality.

Economic Truth.

Plain & Simple.

[-] 4 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

No.

I'm pointing out your inability to follow the simplest of instructions and how it fits into the reality of conse(R)vatism today.

I'm not surprised that you got that wrong too.

It just goes to follow.

[-] 2 points by Buttercup (1067) 1 year ago

stfu. Employing people does not make you more important. You had me at 'I do not understand' above. Boy you can say that again.

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[-] 1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

Nope.

I'm just saying you seem to have very low comprehension abilities, and have great difficulty following, even simple directions.

The links just bear out possible reasons for that, but I don't suppose you read any of those either......

So I'll ask you one last time, before I figure you for a lost cause, in need of therapy.

Do you condone the activities of those entities and if so, why?

[-] -2 points by Dmooradian (-74) 1 year ago

No I do not condone the illegal activities of the IRS. They are illegal and should be stopped.

[-] 3 points by Buttercup (1067) 1 year ago

Uh lets see. 501c4's proliferate in the past few years. 501c4's rules for tax exempt status are ripe for potential tax abuse given the fine line between social/political. The word "tea party" and "patriots" are used by many new 501c4's. But gee I don't fucking know. Maybe the IRS was being fucking efficient.

Lets see. "government debt" - potentially political. "taxes" - potentially political. "Little league baseball" - unlikely to be potentially political. So golly fucking gee. The IRS would be positively fucking stupid not to flag "tea party" and "patriots". Because it's common fucking sense given the proliferation of these orgs and the common theme/title that runs through them that common sense tells anyone with a modicum of intelligence is potentially political. As opposed to "little league"! That's how you flag things!

Besides the totally fucking obvious fact that the "tea party" is political. It's a political party for shits sake. Of course anything with "tea party" - a political party! should be flagged for scrutiny of their status as a 501c4 social issue group. Because the Tea Party is a political party! This is so obvious it pains me to even have to write this.

OMG this is the dumbest non-scandal I've ever seen.

[-] 2 points by CalliopeAZ (4) from Sedona, AZ 1 year ago

EXACTLY what I've been thinking all along.

I don't see why no one - especially Bill Maher or Jon Stewart - hasn't pointed this out.

[-] 1 points by WSmith (2091) from Cornelius, OR 1 year ago

What she said!

[-] -3 points by justiceforzim (-17) 1 year ago

And OFA, Moveon and Acorn are not political, right? I'm sure I could find another dozen leftwing groups that are 504c's.

[-] 4 points by Buttercup (1067) 1 year ago

I don't know? Are they? I never said a right wing 501c4 was or was not political. But if you call your 501c4 "Tea Party" then you shouldn't be surprised if your return gets scrutiny. If you claim a home office deduction you shouldn't be surprised if your return gets scrutiny either.

Recently right wing 501c4's have proliferated more so than left. If there are more of them, then a higher proportion of flagging is going to be for right wing orgs. Done and done.

[-] 1 points by WSmith (2091) from Cornelius, OR 1 year ago

Yes.

Flagging? CL?

[-] 1 points by WSmith (2091) from Cornelius, OR 1 year ago

But they are pro-society not anti-society.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Much ado about NOTHING - Yep - NOTHING - if you compare the IRS looking for the fire that the smoke indicates ( their job BTW - Investigation of suspects ) to the non action taken against wallstreet and it's wealthy criminals.

There was Boner today calling for someone to get locked up over this. BONER WHERE THE FUCK WAS YOUR CALL FOR CRIMINAL PENALTIES FOR THE WALLSTREET FUCK-UP CRIMINALS??? U 2 Bitch Mc whining on the floor today.

WHERE THE FUCK IS THE OUTRAGE FOR CIVILIAN DEATHS BY DRONE

THE FUCKING ASSHOLES

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Tweet

http://occupywallst.org/forum/irs-began-targeting-conservatives-in-2010/#comment-971118

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING

When compared to the wallstreet criminal meltdown

Or Civilians Killed by Drone

Consider this.

[-] -1 points by Nationwide (-93) 1 year ago

It's your boy in Washington who is doling the money out to his wealthy green friends. Just look at Al Gore.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

U still here? Still trying to get your junk kicked? Makes U a masochist - besides being a shill - though I suppose U might endure Ur self humiliation in Ur continuing pursuit of someone else's money.

[-] 1 points by quantumystic (1710) from Memphis, TN 1 year ago

Yes, it is concerning as progressive that: #1 so many so called liberals seem to think this is okay, #2 anytime a law enforcement agency of which the irs is certainly one targets people for political reasons that is very concerning and those responsible should face charges. this is why i hate partisan politics its not about the name its about the actions and these actions are fucked up to say the least. course this one day and the ap scandal the next and you can see where we are headed.

[-] 1 points by WSmith (2091) from Cornelius, OR 1 year ago

How do you filthy righties like it for a change? Oh that's right they only asked you scumbag ripoffs questions. You weren't denied or audited. So WTF are you sniveling pussies even complaining about??!!

[-] 1 points by eterna (-93) from Montauk, NY 1 year ago

and obama said today that he only knew about this last friday.he gets 4 pinocchios for that whopper.

[-] 0 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

They should have started earlier and nailed them harder.

[-] 1 points by Jamblack21 (-5) 1 year ago

They also targeted a pro Israel Jewish group.

[-] 1 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

And?

[-] 1 points by Jamblack21 (-5) 1 year ago

Cough, abuse of power, cough cough

[-] 0 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

Dark money is dark money but you will defend it providing you agree with it's politics. Thus proving that you aren't interested in getting money out of politics. Fraud much?

[-] 0 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

Yep. Teabagge(R)s should be investigated for that too!!!!

Lying, tax raising bastards.

[-] 0 points by Jamblack21 (-5) 1 year ago

Of all the people there is no way you can be happy about this. This is flagrant abuse of power. If they were targeting liberal groups you would be calling for people to be fired and arrested.

[-] 1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

Bush did target liberals, so did Reagan. In fact they acted against them, even to point of removing free education from UC over it.

Just because FLAKESnews doesn't acknowledge it doesn't mean they didn't.

Those who backed the teabagge(R)s,should be thoroughly investigated as well, but we all know the Koch's do what the fuck they want.

[-] -1 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

Tell me that story. You know the one. The one where you say we all have one thing that we agree on..........and we should all get along to fight the one thing.

I love that story. I don't usually go for fiction. But, that one's pretty good.

[-] -1 points by Jamblack21 (-5) 1 year ago

The story is a government agency abusing its power and bullying a group based on its political views.

[-] 1 points by eterna (-93) from Montauk, NY 1 year ago

they believe in govt abuse of pwer if it involves going after groups that dont tow the current administrations party line. they will never understand that the same govt can go after dems/libs/progressives that dare to question and dont cover for the administration. this same govt has been spying on the AP ( a leftist news service).

[-] 0 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

http://www.salon.com/2013/05/14/when_the_irs_targeted_liberals/

LOL, you guy is laughable.

Shallow, uninformed, FLAKESnews puppets.

Nothing more.

[-] -1 points by JackPulliam3rd (205) 1 year ago

No surprise you see IRS abuse the same way you view use of the N word. Horrible when Repubs do it, no big deal when Dems do it.

I've seen jack in the boxes that were less predictable than you.

[-] 1 points by WSmith (2091) from Cornelius, OR 1 year ago

You mean IRS doing it's weakened job.

[-] 0 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

As usual, you ignore all the things (R)epelican'ts have done, and never realize that that is where the precedent came from.

Reagan even punished an entire education system over it.

The IRS ain't shit in comparison.

[-] 1 points by JackPulliam3rd (205) 1 year ago

Is ProPublica one of the liberal websites you like to quote? Turns out the IRS was giving them info on TP groups. But, it's ok. Repubs do bad stuff too. We should all just move on.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/wp/2013/05/14/irs-released-confidential-info-on-conservative-groups-to-propublica/

http://www.propublica.org/article/irs-office-that-targeted-tea-party-also-disclosed-confidential-docs

[-] 0 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

It's their own damn fault.

It's was part of the plan.

http://www.politicususa.com/republicans-complain-incompetence-spent-years-defunding-irs.html

Seems they like to complain about all kinds of things they've cut funding to.

IRS, FDA FCC, EPA USDA, VA, and so many more.

[-] 1 points by JackPulliam3rd (205) 1 year ago

I guess the DOJ AP reporter scandal is the Repubs fault too, right?

[-] 0 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

I'm sure they cut them too. It's what the GOP does.

They ruin government in so many ways. Traitors.

Of course it's not surprising you have NO comment on what I posted.

But as for AP?

They too, should have been investigated years ago.

I quit reading some local papers, when I realized that almost every story in them was from AP.

They've been a news monopoly for many , many years.

Now if only we could get a deserved investigation of FLAKESnews, we would all be better off.

[-] 1 points by JackPulliam3rd (205) 1 year ago

You mean the links you send to try to change the subject? Ok, I'll bite. Incompetence. Is that what this is? Just incompetence? Somebody made a whoopsie? Oops? Are you that naive?

and here's another scandal already today. You must be happy.

http://washingtonexaminer.com/article/2529609#.UZIq1hQ69Ts.twitter

[-] 0 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

Ms. Conger is employed by the Heartland Institute.

An integral part of the SPN.

Ooooopsie on your part.

Of course, as usual your response had nothing to do with what I posted.

Just like you've been told to do.

http://www.addictinginfo.org/2012/03/16/the-tea-party-propaganda-video-you-need-to-be-aware-of-video-trailer/

[-] 0 points by JackPulliam3rd (205) 1 year ago

so you are cool with the govt going after the TP and Fox and anyone you disagree with but you are on a website that came out of a movement that was attacked by that same government

Yo DKA. We need one of your brain scans over here.

[-] 0 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

We need one of your brain scans over here.

I suggest that U go see Ur Mental Health Care provider - they may be able to help U ( Maybe get U scanned as well ).

[-] -1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

I see the shills are out in full force Twist mode this AM. I haven't even had a cup of coffee yet and they are already building a mountain of Shit.

[-] 0 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

Yes they are rather busy.

It's the usual shit though.

Whatever FLAKESnews tells them.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Yes they are rather busy.

Doing the twist.

Wonder whats biting them in the ass this AM to have em all stirred up already?

[-] 1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

http://www.foxnews.com/

Nothing more.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

[-] 2 points by shooz (19926) 2 minutes ago

Here's what FLAKESnews does for them.

It makes them ignorant flakes.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/1017118854

They don't know which way is up.

↥twinkle ↧stinkle permalink

An example of successful dumbing down.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Fux spews - from Murdoch the head head-twister

[-] 2 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

Here's what FLAKESnews does for them.

It makes them ignorant flakes.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/1017118854

They don't know which way is up.

[-] -1 points by JackPulliam3rd (205) 1 year ago

That and this whole brain scan scheme of DKA's. She's got me laughing my ass off and in quite a great mood.

[-] 1 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

LOL

Teabagge(R) sympathizer.

You're funny.

http://www.eclectablog.com/2013/05/in-case-you-thought-birtherism-and-obama-derangement-syndrome-were-dead-they-arent.html

They still can't spell.

No wonder they hate education and the educated.

[-] 0 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

This could be one reason for why they are all stirred up and spitting bile.

Equality took a step forward:

You did it, Minnesota!

Yesterday, by a vote of 37-30, the MN Senate passed a bill legalizing same-sex marriage. Today at 5pm on the steps of the Minnesota State Capitol, Gov. Dayton will sign the bill into law at a public signing ceremony, making Minnesota the 12th state to have marriage equality for LGBT couples. If you are able to, we hope you can join us in St. Paul to witness this historic event!

Congratulations on making history! And thank you for standing with us as we fight for even more victories on the path to full equality for all -- the American Way.

Scott Foval, Regional Coordinator

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

Huh - down voted so soon - yep - equality is a sore spot for the shills and their masters.

[-] 1 points by JackPulliam3rd (205) 1 year ago

"You brought up more than a mention of her - you brought in a hate link - your way to advertise your cause without seeming to? Plausible deniability and all?"

My cause? I brought her up and showed you the link of her talking to the Klan with the hope that you would see the connection with your brain scan scheme. If you still think Eugenics is swell, then I failed. My bad. I should have stuck with my original argument: believing kids should have their brains scanned for greed is batshit crazy.

[-] 0 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

There U go again - needlessly derogatory = eugenics. As a medical test for health for the purpose of catching illness and getting it treated is not eugenics.

That IS your spin - so that mental health does not take a step forward in recognizing and treating Greed as an illness - treating it as the illness it so clearly is.

This is the unvarnished truth:

GREED THE #1 CAUSE OF DISEASE/DEATH/DESTRUCTION IN THE WORLD.

GREED IS A MENTAL ILLNESS - an untreated wide spread illness.

[-] 1 points by JackPulliam3rd (205) 1 year ago

the words "odd, duck, sheets, and LGBT " describe my average weekend, but not sure where the supremacist thing comes from. What did i say that makes you assume I'm any kind of supremacist? Because of the IRS/TP thing? I have to be a racist because the thought of the IRS coming after people for their political views bothers me?

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

What did i say that makes you assume I'm any kind of supremacist?

Ur so wonderful hate spewing link.

IRS coming after people for their political views bothers me?

U mean going after tax dodgers - you know - those hiding money off-shore and stuff? ( would B so Cool if true - going after the hoarded 30 some odd trillion hidden off-shore )

[-] -1 points by JackPulliam3rd (205) 1 year ago

Sanger was the racist. I brought her up because your brain scanning scheme is too close to her Negro Project for comfort. Scanning kids for deficits. Removing them from the population. That whole Eugenics thing.

as for the tax thing, you all need to step back and don't let your hatred of the TP blind you. This is not a good thing the IRS did, no matter who the target was.

[-] 2 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

You brought up more than a mention of her - you brought in a hate link - your way to advertise your cause without seeming to? Plausible deniability and all?

[-] -1 points by JackPulliam3rd (205) 1 year ago

A lot of us live in states that legalized gay marriage a long time ago. Forgive us if we are not impressed by MN, but I guess we are proud you finally decided to join us

[-] 0 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

U R a supremacist that does not have a hang-up with LGBT's???

That must make U quite the odd duck at your sheet conventions - get togethers - cross warmers.

[-] 0 points by JackPulliam3rd (205) 1 year ago

Is it true that you want to use brain scans to identify greedy people, then separate those people from the rest of society?

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

No - that would be Ur twist - I just want them removed from positions of power and influence.

It IS a public safety public health issue after all.

[-] 0 points by JackPulliam3rd (205) 1 year ago

You never mentioned brain scans.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

[-] 1 points by JackPulliam3rd (256) 2 hours ago

Damn, there are so many funny things that I can say in response. I can bring up Margaret Sanger and Eugenics. I could quote what you actually did say. But nothing I can come up with is any funnier than what you just wrote. I never get to use this word in real life (so thank you), but you are positively Kafkaesque.

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"I never get to use this word in real life (so thank you), but you are positively Kafkaesque."

Probably why U used it wrong:

BTW - the definition sounds more like you: ( inability to see - you wait )

Kafkaesque

Comes from the author Franz Kafka, and refers to the style with which he wrote his books (which in his dying wish asked for to be burned).

Basically it describes a nightmarish situation which most people can somehow relate to, although strongly surreal. With an ethereal, "evil", omnipotent power floating just beyond the senses. You go to the city to see the law. Upon arrival outside the building, there is a guard who says "You may not pass without permission", you notice that the door is open, but it closed enough for you to not see anything (the law).

You point out that you can easily go into the building, and the guard agrees. Rather than be disagreeable, however, you decide to wait until you have permission.

You wait for many years, and when you're an old, shriveled wreck, you get yourself to ask:

"During all the years I've waited here, no-one else has tried to pass in to see the law, why is this?", and the guard answers:

"It is true that no-one else has passed here, that is because this door was always meant solely for you, but now, it is closed forever".

He then procceeds to close the door and calmly walk away.

This is in fact, one of his short stories, and is very typical to his style, i.e. kafkaesque.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

[-] 0 points by JackPulliam3rd (254) 2 minutes ago

"mentally ill with Greed?"

Damn. And I just got over my Fregoli Delusion AND Cotard delusion. That Greed thing sounds bad. I wonder where it ranks as far as cause of death in the world? If only someone could tell me...

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Edited: Tell you what? That you are a shit head? It IS very apparent.

BTW - 4 Ur edumacation: In response to this spewage -

[-] 1 points by JackPulliam3rd (256) 2 hours ago

Damn, there are so many funny things that I can say in response. I can bring up Margaret Sanger and Eugenics. I could quote what you actually did say. But nothing I can come up with is any funnier than what you just wrote. I never get to use this word in real life (so thank you), but you are positively Kafkaesque.

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Definition of EUGENICS : a science that deals with the improvement (as by control of human mating) of hereditary qualities of a race or breed

BTW - in the future try to know something about what you are spewing about. Or is it that U have some very strange thoughts about having sex? U do realize - that if someone says that "Ur" mind is really fucked-up - that U R in no danger of getting pregnant from it.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

[-] 0 points by JackPulliam3rd (242) 5 minutes ago

Scanning for cancer, tears, abscesses, etc... sounds great. Just had it done in fact.

Scanning for greed, meanness, tardiness, etc....you have a screw loose.

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U would like to think so. But studies already done show that Greed shows up the same as drug/alcohol addiction and Gambling addiction.

Scared you will be found out? Found out to be mentally ill with Greed?

[-] -1 points by JackPulliam3rd (205) 1 year ago

"mentally ill with Greed?"

Damn. And I just got over my Fregoli Delusion AND Cotard delusion. That Greed thing sounds bad. I wonder where it ranks as far as cause of death in the world? If only someone could tell me...

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

[-] -1 points by JackPulliam3rd (242) 1 minute ago

Trust me, if Sanger could have scanned kid's brains for flaws, she'd have been all over it. Of course, she wasn't dumb enough to believe you could scan brains for greed, or if she did, she knew how it would sound, so she kept that insanity to herself.

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Yeah trust U Mr. Twister. To go all evil/sinister on a good health care proposal.

How do you feel about breast SCANNING for cancer???

Scanning - ooooooooo evil. F'n idiot shill.

[-] -1 points by JackPulliam3rd (205) 1 year ago

Scanning for cancer, tears, abscesses, etc... sounds great. Just had it done in fact.

Scanning for greed, meanness, tardiness, etc....you have a screw loose.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

[-] 0 points by JackPulliam3rd (242) 3 minutes ago

I wonder if this is how Margaret Sanger got started?

http://margaretsangerblogspot.tumblr.com/

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Why am I not surprised that you would post such CRAP.

[-] -1 points by JackPulliam3rd (205) 1 year ago

Trust me, if Sanger could have scanned kid's brains for flaws, she'd have been all over it. Of course, she wasn't dumb enough to believe you could scan brains for greed, or if she did, she knew how it would sound, so she kept that insanity to herself.

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

[-] -1 points by JackPulliam3rd (242) 1 minute ago

Such a wonderful plan. Of course there's nothing more greedy than an immature kid. After a few years of 100% positive scores, they'll probably figure that one out.

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If you think so - you are in less contact with reality then I 1st thought.

Though children who are Greedy are generally easier to spot - as they have not yet learned to hide it.

[-] 0 points by JackPulliam3rd (205) 1 year ago

I wonder if this is how Margaret Sanger got started?

http://margaretsangerblogspot.tumblr.com/

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

[-] 0 points by JackPulliam3rd (243) 1 minute ago

Damn, there are so many funny things that I can say in response. I can bring up Margaret Sanger and Eugenics. I could quote what you actually did say. But nothing I can come up with is any funnier than what you just wrote. I never get to use this word in real life (so thank you), but you are positively Kafkaesque.

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Greed is a disease - there is nothing funny about it.

GREED THE #1 CAUSE OF DISEASE/DEATH/DESTRUCTION IN THE WORLD.

To have it cured would be for the recovered - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YdjPeQ8lbo

[-] -1 points by JackPulliam3rd (205) 1 year ago

Nothing funny about greed, but a retiree in Minnesota who wants to scan people's brains looking for greed, then send them away when they test positive? That's some comedy. It's the funny version of the short story "Examination Day", by Henry Slesar

[-] 1 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

I did mention doing that - brain scan - kinda like checking eyesight in kids in grade school part of that check-up was checking for color blindness. This would be easier. Identifying greed at a young age could be beneficial for the children as they could then receive proper treatment/care prior to the illness becoming rooted in place.

Imagine people everywhere singing - I can see clearly now the Greed is gone - I can see all the obstacles in OUR way - gone are the dark clouds ............ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YdjPeQ8lbo

[-] 0 points by JackPulliam3rd (205) 1 year ago

Damn, there are so many funny things that I can say in response. I can bring up Margaret Sanger and Eugenics. I could quote what you actually did say. But nothing I can come up with is any funnier than what you just wrote. I never get to use this word in real life (so thank you), but you are positively Kafkaesque.

[-] 0 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

[-] 0 points by JackPulliam3rd (242) 0 minutes ago

Scan children's brain looking for greed?

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Very good as U do seem 2 B a cackling idiot.

As Greed can strike at any age - it should be checked for on a regular basis - I would think this 2 B most important during growth/development while an individual has not yet matured into being their own person.

[-] -1 points by JackPulliam3rd (205) 1 year ago

Such a wonderful plan. Of course there's nothing more greedy than an immature kid. After a few years of 100% positive scores, they'll probably figure that one out.

[-] 0 points by DKAtoday (28261) from Coon Rapids, MN 1 year ago

[-] 0 points by JackPulliam3rd (243) 0 minutes ago

Nothing funny about greed, but a retiree in Minnesota who wants to scan people's brains looking for greed, then send them away when they test positive? That's some comedy. It's the funny version of the short story "Examination Day", by Henry Slesar

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JackPulliam3rd ( singing ) - Come on babyyyyyy lets do the twist http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mwAcr-S1LSw

We test school children's hearing and eye-sight using various machinery. Eye-sight can be helped with glasses, hearing can often be helped with a hearing-aid. But Greed ( the cause of millions ( Billions? )of deaths ) will need a different approach. But testing for it would be a start in the proper direction - so what if it requires a machine to spot it. Tumors are found by a machine scan.

[-] -1 points by JackPulliam3rd (205) 1 year ago

Scan children's brain looking for greed?

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[-] -1 points by JackPulliam3rd (205) 1 year ago

You and GF are so wrapped up in hatred of the TP that you are actually cool with this sort of behavior. It's not a bad thing to you. Amazing.

[-] 0 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

What's good about them?

The assholes DID raise my taxes.

The assholes did force "right to work", down my State's throat.

The assholes did support tyranny in the form of "emergency managers".

The assholes do support forcing teachers to teach creationism as science, in spite of their difficulty in spelling.

The assholes love union busting.

So c'mon.

What's good about them.

What's not to HATE about them?

[-] 0 points by JackPulliam3rd (205) 1 year ago

Hate them all you want. Disagree with them all you want. Get rid of them by any means necessary? Not so much.

[-] 0 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago

DARE to be stupid, huh?

So you endorse these kinds of thing then?

You love watching people suffer for what they have done.

You love to ignore the fact that they are Koch lap dogs, that HATE working families?

You never did answer the $65 question though.

It seems folks that sort of support them, never do.

Just like you.

[-] 0 points by JackPulliam3rd (205) 1 year ago

Not a fan, but I'd rather beat them in elections then by using behind the scenes criminal actions, but that's because I like this whole Democracy thing. Based on Michigan, it's obvious you don't know how to beat them, so of course you love the idea of pulling a Nixon and sicking the IRS on them.

This is not about the TP. It's about IRS abuse, It doesn't matter who does it to whom, it is wrong. There is no excuse here.

[-] 0 points by shoozTroll (17632) 1 year ago
[-] -1 points by eterna (-93) from Montauk, NY 1 year ago

nailed them for what?

[-] 2 points by GirlFriday (17435) 1 year ago

To cut your fucking check.

[-] -1 points by eterna (-93) from Montauk, NY 1 year ago

what check?

[-] -1 points by OTP (-203) from Tampa, FL 1 year ago

Another excellent divide and conquer story brought to us all by guess who?!!!

The AP.

Anyone else connecting the dots here?