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posted on May, 17 2013 @ 01:16 PM
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Tea Party Groups Plan To Sue IRS!


www.dispatch.com

WASHINGTON — A prominent Ohio conservative organization and 16 other tea party groups from across the country might sue the Internal Revenue Service after the federal government acknowledged the tax agency targeted conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status.

Jordan Sekulow, executive director of the American Center for Law and Justice and who represents the tea party groups without pay, said yesterday if the suit is filed, it would ask for damages that could include the cost of complying with IRS demands and the loss of donors reluctant to give to an organization without tax-exempt sta
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posted on May, 17 2013 @ 01:16 PM
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Imagine this. The people of the United States who feel we are all 'Taxed Enough Already'...are actually in a position to strike back at the abusive IRS with a hopefully HUGE class action lawsuit...AND WIN!

We live in amazing times, my friends.
I see the TEA PARTY people...and so many other groups so blatantly discriminated against by the power-drunk IRS, NOW in a position to become Robin Hood.

Frankly (IMO), the admitted-to crimes the IRS committed against these american citizens is much more than discrimination over political affilliation ...It could be argued that this inexcusable practice rises to the level of a 'Hate Crime'.

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posted on May, 17 2013 @ 01:20 PM
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Apologies...I see another thread beat me to this story. I didn't see it on a search.



posted on May, 17 2013 @ 01:21 PM
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Hmm.. let's see if I get this straight..

Groups that claim to think they are taxed too much think they were being -unfairly- targeted by the IRS when they openly declare that their feelings and intent are to withhold legally taxed money from the government?

Solid case there guys..



posted on May, 17 2013 @ 01:29 PM
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Originally posted by MichaelPMaccabee
Hmm.. let's see if I get this straight..

Groups that claim to think they are taxed too much think they were being -unfairly- targeted by the IRS when they openly declare that their feelings and intent are to withhold legally taxed money from the government?

Solid case there guys..



Yea its called "direct action".



posted on May, 17 2013 @ 01:37 PM
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Originally posted by Logarock

Originally posted by MichaelPMaccabee
Hmm.. let's see if I get this straight..

Groups that claim to think they are taxed too much think they were being -unfairly- targeted by the IRS when they openly declare that their feelings and intent are to withhold legally taxed money from the government?

Solid case there guys..



Yea its called "direct action".



Yeah, a direct action based on reasonable search practices. This isn't going anywhere.



posted on May, 17 2013 @ 04:30 PM
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Considering the IRS confessed to the malfeasance, I'd say the TEA Party folks have a darn good chance of winning.



posted on May, 17 2013 @ 06:31 PM
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Yeah, a direct action based on reasonable search practices. This isn't going anywhere.



The IRS office in El Monte, California, began harassing Christian Voices for Life of Fort Bend County, Texas in 2011. In a series of questions penned by Exempt Organization Specialist Tyrone Thomas from the California office, the IRS asked a series of unwarranted questions ordering Christian Voices for Life without any foundation, to explain its content, message, and prayers as if they were engaging in highly offensive or criminal behavior.


www.thom... asmoresociety.org/2013/05/17/congress-receives-irrefutable-evidence-of-irs-harassment-of-pro-life-organizations/

Totally reasonable...yea right. Imagine if gay or muslim groups received this kind of treatment.

Some of these groups targeted by the IRS weren't even Tea Party. There are tea party groups that DO oppose the tax system and there are many tea party members that find ways to avoid taxes, like Charles Rangel and Timothy Geitner.....oh wait.....Anyhow, the IRS harassment net goes far beyond alleged tax avoiding tea party groups, but target anyone that opposes the Obama/Leftist machine.



posted on May, 17 2013 @ 06:35 PM
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Organizations that hide behind the tax exempt status should prove beyond all doubt that they are following the tax exempt codes. If they are not, they need to pay taxes. This goes for all the churches (about $92Billion a year) too.



posted on May, 18 2013 @ 06:43 AM
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Yea but just look at the criteria. Does the communist part get a tax free status? Did they have to report money they were getting from overseas interests for years?



posted on May, 18 2013 @ 04:18 PM
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“It’s all but killed us,” Devereaux told FoxNews.com. “We could lose everything. Today, it’s me and my organization, but tomorrow it could be you.”

Devereaux is among a group of activists, being represented by the American Center for Law and Justice, who are preparing to sue the federal government for the practice of targeting Tea Party groups.

ACLJ Executive Director Jordan Sekulow told FoxNews.com he’ll likely file the civil suits next Wednesday or Thursday on behalf of more than a dozen Tea Party groups who say they were singled out by the IRS and had their tax-exempt status severely delayed or denied altogether.


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posted on May, 19 2013 @ 11:06 AM
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And guess who will be footing the bill for this lawsuit? You and me - regular Americans who do pay our taxes. Between all of the groups that should not be given tax exempt status and the conservative groups that continue to waste our money trying to find something to impeach Obama for, it's no wonder this country is tanking. I'm sick and tired of being held to account for my share while multi billion dollar corporations get tax refunds and political and religious groups pay nothing.

If you listen to anything other than Fox News, you would know that liberal groups were also called out for extra scrutiny but the amount of conservative groups applying for tax exempt status has skyrocketed in the past few years. In my opinion, they tend to wail the loudest about being persecuted so here we are.

Stop wasting my money trying to find something with which to impeach Obama!!





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