Thursday, August 1, 2013

Here's a good update of the IRS scandal

IBD has a nice editorial today that lists the most recent developments in the ever-growing IRS scandal.  And, as the article notes, don't let Obama's irrational declaration that this is a "phony scandal" keep you from following, and understanding, the importance of this investigation.  Says IBD:
Lew, Carney and Obama himself act like people worried about a threat lying a little farther under investigators' shovels. And they should be considering the suspicious timeline of Obama-appointed IRS chief counsel William Wilkins visiting the president on April 23 last year; IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman visiting the White House the next day; and Wilkins' office sending the IRS "guidance" on the Tea Party the day after that.
The IRS is one of the most powerful, frightening arms of the U.S. government. ObamaCare, about to be implemented, will mean "an unprecedented and unauthorized expansion of IRS power," bypassing Congress' constitutionally defined taxing powers, warns a soon-to-be-released book, "Impeachable Offenses."
If we find our tax-collection agency helped re-elect a president under political orders, Watergate could look trivial by comparison.
This is important -- the article is short, direct, and very informative.