IRS Victims Testify as New Agency Scandals Emerge

From left are, Kevin Kookogey, founder and president, Linchpins of Liberty, Diane Belsom, Laurens County, S.C. Tea Party,John Eastman, chairman, National Organization for Marriage, Karen Kenney, San Fernando Valley, Calif. Patriots, Sue Martinek, Coalition for Life of Iowa, and Becky Gerritson, Wetumpka, Ala. Tea Party, who are six organizations that say they were […]

IRS employee in bombshell congressional interviews about tea party targeting: ‘Washington, DC wanted some cases … I sent seven’

David Martosko The Daily Mail [UK] 2 June 2013

Interviews with IRS employees have established that the Washington, D.C. headquarters of the Internal Revenue Service was engaged in targeting tea party groups and other conservative organizations for unfair levels of scrutiny when they applied for tax-exempt status.

Rep. Darrel lssa, chairman of powerful House Committee […]

Anti-Tea Party IRS Gives Obama Family Special Treatment

Mark Steyn Investors.com 5/31/2013

…Although acting Commissioner Steven Miller apologized for the “horrible customer service” conservative taxpayers had gotten, a gentleman by the name of Malik Obama received impeccable, express service when he took the precaution of mailing in his non-profit application from N’giya, Kenya, rather than notoriously slower mail processing centers such as Phoenix […]

Former IRS commissioner Shulman’s wife works for liberal group fighting open campaign spending

Patrick Howley The Daily Caller 5/31/2013

Former Internal Revenue Service commissioner Douglas H. Shulman, a frequent White House guest during the period when the IRS was targeting conservative nonprofits, is married to the senior program advisor for Public Campaign, an “organization dedicated to sweeping campaign reform that aims to dramatically reduce the role of big […]

IRS higher-ups requested info on conservative groups, letters show

Lisa Myers, Rich Gardella and Talesha Reynolds NBC News 5/28/2013

Additional scrutiny of conservative organizations’ activities by the IRS did not solely originate in the agency’s Cincinnati office, with requests for information coming from other offices and often bearing the signatures of higher-ups at the agency, according to attorneys representing some of the targeted groups. […]

IRS Directed to Lock Down All Agency Data

Eliana Johnson The Corner Nation Review Online 5/28/2013

The Internal Revenue Service is in the process of locking down all computer data across the agency, a sign that investigations into the scandal-plagued agency may be taking a broader sweep than initially anticipated.

Agency employees last Thursday received an e-mail alerting them, “This is a late […]