Judicial Watch: New Documents Reveal DOJ, IRS, and FBI Plan to Seek Criminal Charges of Obama Opponents

Judicial Watch 7/7/2015

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch today released new Department of Justice (DOJ) and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) documents that include an official “DOJ Recap” report detailing an October 2010 meeting between Lois Lerner, DOJ officials and the FBI to plan for the possible criminal prosecution of targeted nonprofit organizations for alleged illegal […]

IRS Targeting Now Reverse-Engineered to Isolate, Shut Down TEA Party: Clintons See Limitless Future

Maggie Maggie’s Notebook 12/15/2013

Remember the faux Obama outrage when the Lois Lerner, IRS targeting scandal broke? He stood at his privileged podium, said he knew nothing about it, said it was “outrageous,” and “if in fact IRS personnel engaged in the kind of practices that have been reported on and were intentionally targeting conservative […]

New Crackdown by Obama Administration Looms on Tax-Exempt Groups

Frances Martel Breitbart.com Big Government 27 Nov 2013

With a happy Iran at the negotiating table and plenty of reasons to take the spotlight off health care, the Obama administration now seeks to tie the hands of political opponents by limiting spending by tax-exempt groups with political messages.

The Treasury and IRS announced they were […]

Shape-Shifting by Liberal Dark Money Groups Seems Meant to Confuse

Robert Maguire and Viveca Novak OpenSecrets.org 5/22/2013

IRS employees who sent overly detailed questionaires to some groups applying for tax-exempt status in recent years used words like “tea party” and “patriot” to try to filter out those that planned to be heavily involved in politics (a big no-no).

As it turns out, not only was […]

Anonymous Cincinnati IRS official: ‘Everything comes from the top.’

Sean Higgins The Washington Examiner 5/19/2013

A story in the Washington Post yesterday about the Internal Revenue Service’s Cincinnati office, which does most of the agency’s nonprofit auditing, clearly contradicted earlier reports that the agency’s targeting of Tea Party groups was the result of rogue agents.

The Post story anonymously quoted a staffer in Cincinnati […]

Obama and Gift Tax Scrutiny

Glenn Reynolds Instapundit 5/14/2011

HMM: IRS Denies Political influence in Gift Tax Scrutiny of 501(c)(4) Groups.

Of course, when you’ve got a President who publicly jokes about auditing his enemies, many will find this denial unpersuasive.