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Obama 2008 - And An Early Start To The IRS Scandal -Threats To Challage Non Profit Status

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posted on May, 26 2013 @ 05:40 PM

Originally posted by elouina
Before we go on any further, how can you even attempt to argue that Obama targeting the tax exempt status of non profits was justified?

If they're breaking the law, it's justified. If they're on the edge of breaking the law, it's justified. There are reasons we have laws and a lot of people believe the section overturned in 2010 should not have been overturned.

Being a 501(c)(4) doesn't make you immune to scrutiny. Do you honestly believe that Priorities USA is within the law when it keeps running political ads when it should be focusing on social welfare, as the law requires?

It's a joke if you believe that. Why? Because Priorities USA makes the money but gives it all to the Priorities USA Action Super PAC.

All of this under the guise of social welfare.

posted on May, 26 2013 @ 06:02 PM
reply to post by links234

Look what Obama did was fight his opponents with legal harassment. You can find some fine lines in any organization or business if you look close enough. Just look at how True To Vote was targeted later. Catherine Engelbrecht had 17 interactions with alphabet agencies. Many of them concerning her own personal finances and business vs. the non profit itself. Yes after all that, they found her fine lines and OSHA fined her $17,000 for mickey mouse stuff like having the wrong kind of safety glasses or the wrong kind of seatbelt on a forklift. But look at the harassment it took to find this? They had to keep digging and digging and digging.

So are you saying that Catherine being targeted by the IRS, OSHA, FBI domestic terrorism unit, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives twice, was all warranted since OSHA later found her "fine lines"? This poor woman spent hundreds of thousands of dollars and much time fielding this attack.

edit on 26-5-2013 by elouina because: (no reason given)

posted on May, 26 2013 @ 06:17 PM
reply to post by elouina

Engelbrecht has less to do with Obama and more to do with riling up democrats in general. Using legal agencies against political opponents is nothing new in any society. Is it right? Maybe, maybe not.

I think this thread is nothing but jumping on the 'Hate on Obama' bandwagon by loosely associating this incident to the more recent IRS actions. The whole IRS thing is pretty bunk too, the idea that it's done for political purposes is horrifying to anyone. Was anything particualrly bad happening? Not really.

I'm done though, I'll leave you to your speculations.

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