Conservative Groups Targeted in Lois Lerner’s IRS Scandal Receive Settlement Checks

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  1. Bluesguy

    Bluesguy Well-Known Member Donor

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    About time! Now is it possible for the FBI to start a criminal investigation and hopefully charge her and anyone associated with this with a crime? Anyone who believes that should not happen please explain why not.

    Conservative Groups Targeted in Lois Lerner’s IRS Scandal Receive Settlement Checks

    MADISON, Wis.—Dozens of conservative organizations are receiving late Christmas presents years after the IRS handed them a lump of coal.

    The federal government in recent days has been issuing settlement checks to 100 right-of-center groups wrongfully targeted for their political beliefs under the Obama administration’s Internal Revenue Service, according to an attorney for the firm that represented plaintiffs in NorCal v. United States.

    Three of the claimants in the $3.5 million national class-action suit are based in the Badger State.

    “This is really a groundbreaking case. Hopefully it sets a precedent and will serve as a warning to government officials who further feel tempted to discriminate against U.S. citizens based on their viewpoints,” Edward Greim, attorney for Kansas City, Missouri-based Graves Garrett LLC told MacIver News Service........

    https://www.dailysignal.com/2019/01...3RUNCWnVmdkpVUHoxakYzU1FwOFl6TW40UG15RE0ifQ==
     
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    Not a smidge of corruption.
     
  3. Bluesguy

    Bluesguy Well-Known Member Donor

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    Yes I would love for a reporter to ask Obama directly about these settlement payments and why if there was no corruption and the IRS and Lerner did not wrong they are being paid out.
     
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    Thankfully this Americans targeted by an Obama Admin that weaponized the Executive branch against political rivals got some Justice. But their voice were silenced by that corrupt regime....there really is no price target you can put on that.
     
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    Wishful thinking on Mr. Greim's part. Unless Lerner, et al, are held personally responsible for their misconduct the only message that will be served is that they will continue to get away with it.
     
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    This is not good enough, people aren't being punished. Instead, tax payer money is being used to atone for crimes committed by IRS people which they got away with. I mean, 5 simultaneous hard drive crashes by the main players, missing backup tapes???? Come on. Obama weaponized the DoJ, FBI, EPA, and the IRS. What did I miss?
     
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    As Obama weaponized the IRS against Conservatives.
     
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    I want to see civil and criminal suits against the players here.
     
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    One of the things that always bothered me was the crashed hard drive excuses. All emails are stored on the servers, and the records retention act makes sure they're saved and archived. Yet none of the lame ass republicans investigating this brought that up.
     
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    Obama and the Dems weaponized the entire Executive Branch against Political Rivals....very Stalin like of him.
     
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    Most dems, including his supporters don't care.

    Imagine if Trump did the same, and what the response would be.
     
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    Trump's supporters wouldn't care what he did. And then they would come to PF and spam 20 threads (based on a Breitbart article) supporting Trump.

    Any more questions?
     
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    Hard for me to imagine. He like most republicans would never go to that level
     
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    So act like Dems? Doubtful
     
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    Lol you guys would be shrieking even more than you are now, if thats possible.

    Maybe it isn't possible.
     
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    Agreed. The fact remains there are two sets of rules, and dems are held to a lower standard. They know it.
    We know it.

    Kids in japan watching the news know it.
     
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    I think trumpets would have tons of integrity and call for an immediate investigation into everyone practicing such partisian attacks followed by arrests if they are found guilty.

    Like they have with stopping emergency aid to Democrat states or shutting down the government or the open election fraud in North Carolina.

    Oh wait...
     
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    True....I guess people are just used to the Pol Pot, Mao, Stalin like tactics of the left...as long as they aren’t committing genocide then heck...
     
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    The Dems my be held to a lower standard than they should be but it’s better than being held to no standard at all like the cons.

    The rest of the world is looking on in amazement at this administration — including our enemies — and not the jealous type either.
     
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    We have to ask hypothetical questions about trump and the gop...we don’t about obama and the left.
     
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    Now just imagine if we had an objective media, instead of a propaganda wing for the democrat party.
     
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    Welcome to the joys of 'settlements'.

    Usually this is where a big Corp gives those suing it a bunch of money, admits no wrongdoing, and everyone goes on their way (usually without any actual punishment to those within the Corp who did the actual wrongdoing).

    In this case, the Corp is the US govt. They reached settlements with the individuals in question, who could have rejected said settlements and pushed this to a public trial, but it seems that Money was more important then the principle of the matter to them.

    Also, it wasn't just Conservative groups (it seems).

    Israeli connected groups also were 'targeted' https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/depa...ttlement-z-street-over-improper-irs-treatment
     
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    Dems have no standard other than to win.

    They will say and do anything to that end.

    Forumite AJ has openly bragged about it.
     
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    Is have to have a very active imagine for that
     
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    Using the IRS, FBI and DOJ to target political rivals and wiretap Congress and the Press....the legacy of Obama and Stalin
     
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