after the out rage of the IRS tax tea party targeting i thought i would update the situation.
as it turns out after the investigation was concluded (not a good idea to jump to conclusions) that there "targeting" was EVERY GROUP WITH a name that
sounded like it had a connection to politics or electioneering.
it would look to me like Occupy was "targeted" in the exact same manner as tea party groups because THAT IS THE LAW and not because of some perceived
EQUAL targeting is not actually tageting, it is equally looking to see if left and right were using the charity exemption to spend money on
something that is ILLEGAL and something that MUST be investigated upon application for tax exempt status.
so do the tea party folk want to see the IRS staff fired now that they know the "left" was treated in the exact same manner?
will the people attacking me personally for trying to explain the situation now have sympathy for the left?
or will they claim that Occupy should be targeted?
it looks like some people who only looked at the problem from a political angle missed the law enforcement angle.
spending charity money on your political friends is a crime, and it the job of the IRS to ensure any group (Occupy included) is actually a charity and
not a walfare group for political parties.
if you realise that EVERY charity that applies for tax exempt status SHOULD be investigated,
then you realise the tea party wasnt unfairly treated,
can we now get to the crux of the issue instead of trying to blame left or right.
using tax free money for politics is wrong, and trying to hide the illegal activity with claims of "targeting" only allows cover for illegal uses of
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