published Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Treading

about Clay Bennett...

The son of a career army officer, Bennett led a nomadic life, attending ten different schools before graduating in 1980 from the University of North Alabama with degrees in Art and History. After brief stints as a staff artist at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Fayetteville (NC) Times, he went on to serve as the editorial cartoonist for the St. Petersburg Times (1981-1994) and The Christian Science Monitor (1997-2007), before joining the staff of the ...

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PlainTruth said...

White House lawyers advised of IRS mess on April 22. POTUS says he didn't know about it til last Friday...heard it on the news. Uh huh. The Sgt. Schultz of presidents.

May 14, 2013 at 12:09 a.m.

And more treading from the Intern’s Administration:

“Gov't obtains wide AP phone records in probe” by Mark Sherman (AP, May. 13, 2013)

WASHINGTON (AP) — “The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press in what the news cooperative's top executive called a "massive and unprecedented intrusion" into how news organizations gather the news …”

http://hosted2.ap.org/TNCHA/8ef5320729ce4298abefc1903704c7d5/Article_2013-05-13-AP%20Phone%20Records-Subpoena/id-e7903a9ca6cd437f8d0f19b8be2c5309

The Intern is the most Machiavellian president since Richard Nixon. (The most thin-skinned, too.)

May 14, 2013 at 12:14 a.m.
Jt6gR3hM said...

Next for the IRS agents the degrading perp-walk. That little half hop half skip they do is so funny.

What say they will be persuaded to "roll over" on someone(?) further up the latter of command?

May 14, 2013 at 12:19 a.m.
PlainTruth said...

wwwthw ^^^ 5 stars ✭✭✭✭✭

May 14, 2013 at 12:21 a.m.
PlainTruth said...

"Every day is a good day not to be a leftist, but today I was particularly glad. May tomorrow be even better." :) -Jim Treacher

May 14, 2013 at 12:31 a.m.
Jt6gR3hM said...

Obama has always wanted to present himself as the second coming of some great U.S. president. You know like Abraham Lincoln, Franklin Roosevelt, or John Kennedy.

Its just so sad that he ended up channeling Richard Nixon.

May 14, 2013 at 12:35 a.m.
Jt6gR3hM said...

“He has, acting personally and through his subordinates and agents, endeavored to . . . cause, in violation of the constitutional rights of citizens, income tax audits or other income tax investigations to be initiated or conducted in a discriminatory manner.”

— Article II, Section 1, Articles of Impeachment against Richard M. Nixon, adopted by the House Judiciary Committee, July 29, 1974

May 14, 2013 at 12:48 a.m.
AndrewLohr said...

Ah, yes, our modern Publicans (tax collectors) need the same Redeemer as prostitutes and us Pharisees: Jesus Christ yesterday and today the same and for ever. There's nothing new under the sun. And He ate with them when He was under the sun. Dust off your Bibles and read the Gospels.

(He also took a wry view of politicians and bureaucrats: Those who tell other people what to do call themselves Benefactors--hinting, I think, that He could find something else to call them. Luke 22).

May 14, 2013 at 1:06 a.m.
fairmon said...

Why should any organization be exempt from taxes? Those donating take a double hit when they pay taxes then make up for the taxes not paid by the recipients. Those claiming a tax reduction for contributing are shifting the tax burden to those that did not contribute. The only fair tax is a first time purchased consumption tax with no exceptions. To say the tea party, acorn and similar organizations are charities and not politically motivated is ludicrous.

May 14, 2013 at 4:33 a.m.
Cactus said...

Obama has learned how to deal with his adversaries from his mentor and friend, Putin.

May 14, 2013 at 6:21 a.m.
anniebelle said...

These outfits that call themselves 'non-profit' are stealing from the treasury. The average Joe Smoe has to pay taxes on everything, including food, and these groups don't? And as far as that goes, these humongous megachurches (hate holes) where the 'preachers' live in mansions and drive the finest cars, they don't have to pay taxes on their wealth? What has this country become? A haven for wealthy and greedy scumbags, I'd say.

May 14, 2013 at 6:41 a.m.
EaTn said...

Instead of the right-wingers running around whining about the IRS and wringing their hands, they need to immediately use this window of opportunity to solicit and drive a total overhaul of the antiquated tax system.

May 14, 2013 at 6:49 a.m.
daytonsdarwin said...

AndrewLohr said...

"Ah, yes, our modern Publicans (tax collectors) need the same Redeemer as prostitutes and us Pharisees: Jesus Christ yesterday and today the same and for ever."

Speaking of prostitutes, there's nothing like Sunday morning whacko-evangalists, faith-healers, and fundy-thumpers to see prostitutes in action, collecting taxes in the form of tithes and 'love offerings'.

Wouldn't Jesus want every one to be treated the same? Then let's tax church properties the same as all other properties. Religious properties need no special exemption; the preachers no special tax codes; the cash flow taxed at the same rate of other businesses. Money-laundering is big bucks for religions and none moreso than the 700 Club, TBN, Osteen, Graham, Hinn, and the other sorid cast of clowns whose only annointing is in the bath of cold cash.

Perhaps the IRS can take a look at these miscreants of babble. Wouldn't Jesus want them to come clean, pay their share, and stop their whoring for that filthy money that's so evil for everyone else but themselves and their religious fiefdoms?

May 14, 2013 at 7:35 a.m.
bluesky said...

I'm against targeting individual groups by any government agency but if some kid wears a t-shirt with a pot leaf on it I would imagine he might be checked by police for drugs. The Tea party is actively against paying taxes so they were profiled by the IRS, happens everyday and it's very effective.

May 14, 2013 at 7:42 a.m.
Maximus said...

Hillary Clinton is such a lying skank whore. Clay you forgot to place Barry The Gangster Welfare Pimp and his henchman David "Tony Soprano" Axelrod standing right beside the bloated IRS scumbag. Heads need to roll at the IRS. Obama is already an impotent lame duck. The Republicans will take care of the Democrat morons in the Congress and Senate come the mid terms. The responsible adults will finally be in charge again not the Marxist socialist elitist teenagers. Thank God! The cover up and spin regarding the three Obama scandals has Axelrod's lying messaging written all over it even though "supposedly" he is no longer with the Obama show.

May 14, 2013 at 8 a.m.
joneses said...

When the hate filled liberals attack the Tea Party they are admitting they are against all the Tea Party stands for which is listed below. Think about this. Why would anyone be against, for instance, a balanced national budget or why would a liberal be for an intrusive government or higher income taxes for everyone? Being against the list below should tell you much about the true liberal agenda that the hate filled mentally challenged liberals are to afraid to admit or are to stupid to realize.

  1. Illegal aliens are here illegally.
  2. Pro-domestic employment is indispensable.
  3. A strong military is essential.
  4. Special interests must be eliminated.
  5. Gun ownership is sacred.
  6. Government must be downsized.
  7. The national budget must be balanced.
  8. Deficit spending must end.
  9. Bailout and stimulus plans are illegal.
  10. Reducing personal income taxes is a must.
  11. Reducing business income taxes is mandatory.
  12. Political offices must be available to average citizens.
  13. Intrusive government must be stopped.
  14. English as our core language is required.
  15. Traditional family values are encouraged.
May 14, 2013 at 8:01 a.m.
joepulitzer said...

joneses, as soon as Al and Easy get through giving all the trees in their yard a good-morning hug, they will respond.

May 14, 2013 at 8:11 a.m.
Maximus said...

Al and Easy watering their yard while collecting disability and food stamps.....typical wacky lazy liberals. I havn't done any lawn work since my teenage years. I pay a crew to tend and manicure my 40 acre estate. Ahhhhh the life of a successful Republican. While I'm having coffee next to my pool, Al and Easy are holding their hoses.

Y'all have a great day. I gotta go make some money while you liberals on guvment relief spout your nonsense.:)$$$$$$$$$$$

May 14, 2013 at 8:22 a.m.
miraweb said...

Still trying to figure out how an organization that claims to have an official 60 member caucus in the House of Representatives can declare it has no plans to run candidates or support legislation.

Does the Tea Party really get to avoid paying taxes on its donations? Isn't it just the far-right wing of the Republican Party?

May 14, 2013 at 9:23 a.m.
lkeithlu said...

Where's the outrage about it happening under Bush?

http://www.salon.com/2013/05/14/when_the_irs_targeted_liberals/

Right or wrong, be sure to be consistent. Just like with presidential vacations. Czars. Attacks on embassies and consulates. White House spending. Foreign intervention. etc. etc. etc.

May 14, 2013 at 9:26 a.m.
patriot1 said...

Santelli is correct...we cannot let the IRS thugs be the enforcement arm of health care.

May 14, 2013 at 9:27 a.m.
Handleit said...

I don't know why the tea party or any other party is up in arms about the IRS. Everyone has known for years that unlike our courts where you are presumed innocent until proven guilty, at the IRS everyone is guilty before they walk in the door to explain their tax filing. I have to agree with an earlier post. Now would be a good time to overhaul the tax system in this country. Fair taxes for everyone. No exemptions for anyone.

May 14, 2013 at 9:37 a.m.
BigRidgePatriot said...

How is it that Obama is such a stupid, uninformed man? I knew about inappropriate IRS scrutiny of the CTP a couple of years ago. This president consistently does not know about anything going wrong in agencies under his direct control. It is not incompetence. It is intentional. Fast & Furious, Benghazi, IRS, AP phone records, Running arms to the Muslim Brotherhood... It is time to be talking about impeachment. Democrats had better get on board before it is too late to save the credibility of your party.

May 14, 2013 at 9:43 a.m.
PlainTruth said...

So Anniebelle, using the IRS as a KGB political tool is ok? That what you're saying?

May 14, 2013 at 9:48 a.m.
PlainTruth said...

ikeithlu: the Deflector-in-Chief. Charges mounting daily and you want to discuss Bush? Weak sauce, Miz.

May 14, 2013 at 9:53 a.m.
Easy123 said...

Everyone knows one of the trademark tactics of the KGB was murder by paperwork.

May 14, 2013 at 9:53 a.m.
Easy123 said...

I'd look closely into any group that contained the likes of Michelle Bachmann, Herman Cain, Todd Akin, Louie Gohmert, Joe Walsh, Scott DesJarlais, Diane Black, and Joe Barton.

These are the most ignorant human beings that just so happen to hold political office.

May 14, 2013 at 9:57 a.m.
miraweb said...

That Bush-Cheney sauce has an aroma that just lingers on.

Especially for the 32,000 wounded in Iraq who don't find the past all that distant.

It will be interesting now that the GOP has the media attention it really wanted. Can keep the focus away from its own shenanigans courtesy of the IRS?

Stay tuned.

May 14, 2013 at 10 a.m.
Easy123 said...

Plain_Jack_Dennis,

"Charges mounting daily and you want to discuss Bush? Weak sauce, Miz."

What charges? You must mean everything you believe automatically implicates the President. How does any of this go back to him? Oh yeah, it doesn't.

I believe Ikeithlu was pointing out the hypocrisy and faux outrage by people like yourself when things like this occur under a Democrat despite the fact that much more egregious acts occurred on the last Republican administrations watch and nothing was said.

May 14, 2013 at 10:01 a.m.
Easy123 said...

Does anyone think it's strange that TeaBaggers are all up in arms about doing extra paperwork to obtain tax-exempt status when these are the same snakes that tried to pass laws to subvert the 15th Amendment and make it difficult for people, especially minorities, to vote?

No cry of "scandal" there. Wonder why? I guess those suckers have selective reading when it comes to the Constitution.

May 14, 2013 at 10:12 a.m.
PlainTruth said...

Easy: The charges of public opinion. Hang on, real ones should follow. Seems to me you comrades should focus on your current problems. And BTW, maybe you could help Mr. Prova mow. After school, of course.

May 14, 2013 at 10:13 a.m.
miraweb said...

Just a reminder of that delicate Bush-Cheney aroma:

In his sermon, Regas, who from the pulpit opposed both the Vietnam War and 1991's Gulf War, imagined Jesus participating in a political debate with then-candidates George W. Bush and John Kerry. Regas said that "good people of profound faith" could vote for either man, and did not tell parishioners whom to support.

But he criticized the war in Iraq, saying that Jesus would have told Bush, "Mr. President, your doctrine of preemptive war is a failed doctrine. Forcibly changing the regime of an enemy that posed no imminent threat has led to disaster."

On June 9, the church received a letter from the IRS stating that "a reasonable belief exists that you may not be tax-exempt as a church ... " The federal tax code prohibits tax-exempt organizations, including churches, from intervening in political campaigns and elections.

The letter went on to say that "our concerns are based on a Nov. 1, 2004, newspaper article in the Los Angeles Times and a sermon presented at the All Saints Church discussed in the article."

Two years later the LA Times reported:

The Internal Revenue Service has told a prominent Pasadena church that it has ended its lengthy investigation into a 2004 antiwar sermon, church leaders said Sunday.

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http://articles.latimes.com/2005/nov/07/local/me-allsaints7

http://articles.latimes.com/2007/sep/24/local/me-allsaints24

May 14, 2013 at 10:13 a.m.
PlainTruth said...

IRS in the hands of the state. The press under surveillance. Welcome to the USSR! Oh well, most on this forum will be comfortable there HAHAHA

May 14, 2013 at 10:16 a.m.
Easy123 said...

Plain_Jack_Dennis,

"Easy: The charges of public opinion. Hang on, real ones should follow."

Kind of like all that "new" Benghazi information? Still waiting on that too.

"Seems to me you comrades should focus on your current problems."

No problems on my radar.

"And BTW, maybe you could help Mr. Prova mow. After school, of course."

If you're so interested, why don't you help the man? It's not like you have anything to do. I'd be careful in the heat though. The elderly must take special precautions in hot weather.

http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/welcome/features/20080723_healthtip_heat/index.html

May 14, 2013 at 10:19 a.m.
miraweb said...

This was another lovely smell from the Bush administration in 2004:

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 (UPI) -- NAACP leaders are questioning the timing of an IRS investigation into the civil-rights group's tax-exempt status saying the probe is politically motivated.

The letter specially charged NAACP Chairman Julian Bond condemned Bush administration policies on education, the economy and the war in Iraq in a speech at the organization's 2004 convention in Philadelphia. Bush declined to address the NAACP convention and spoke at the National Urban League convention in Detroit.

And - about two years later - the IRS wrote:

Nearly two years after a controversial decision to investigate the NAACP for criticizing President Bush during the 2004 presidential campaign, the Internal Revenue Service has ruled that the remarks did not violate the group's tax-exempt status.

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http://www.upi.com/Top_News/2004/10/29/IRS-investigates-NAACPs-anti-Bush-talk/UPI-55241099082996/

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/08/31/AR2006083100737.html

May 14, 2013 at 10:21 a.m.
Easy123 said...

Plain_Jack_Dennis,

"IRS in the hands of the state."

False.

"The press under surveillance."

When has it not been?

"Welcome to the USSR!"

That's been your narrative all along. Why stop now, right?

"Oh well, most on this forum will be comfortable there HAHAHA"

I doubt it considering you haven't the slightest clue what you're talking about.

May 14, 2013 at 10:23 a.m.
PlainTruth said...

So Easy. let me get this straight. BHO says the investigation of his politically motivated (false) talking points is politically motivated?! would normally be hilarious, but far too serious

May 14, 2013 at 10:26 a.m.
miraweb said...

This came out just after Bush won his second term:

IRS rules bar clear-cut politicking by tax-exempt groups. Last October, days before Bush won a second term, the IRS said it was investigating about 60 charities and other tax-exempt groupsabout a third of them churches — for potentially breaking rules that bar them from participating in political activity.

The outcome of those investigations is not known. The IRS is barred from naming the organizations it investigates or announcing case results.

.

http://www.nbcnews.com/id/7769149/ns/politics/t/political-north-carolina-pastor-resigns/

May 14, 2013 at 10:30 a.m.
Easy123 said...

Plain_Jack_Dennis,

"BHO says the investigation of his politically motivated (false) talking points is politically motivated?!"

So "political motivation" only works one way? The talking points are politically motivated (a claim which has yet to be logically explained), but the witch hunt isn't politically motivated, correct? That's your logic? Still hilarious.

May 14, 2013 at 10:31 a.m.
miraweb said...

BHO? Isn't it a little early in the morning to be playing the "secret Muslim" card?

May 14, 2013 at 10:41 a.m.

"He has through his subordinates and agents endeavored to cause in violation of the constitutional rights of citizens, income tax audits or other income tax investigations to be initiated or conducted in a discriminatory manner." Section 1, Article 2, the Impeachment Articles of Richard Nixon.

May 14, 2013 at 10:42 a.m.
cheezy123 said...

3 scandals/coverups all at the same time, keep digging that hole deeper Obama administration. Hope all of his liberal friends are wearing their waders cause the sh!t is getting deep!

May 14, 2013 at 10:45 a.m.
cheezy123 said...

Wonder if Geithner's Turbo Tax app is working properly this year?

May 14, 2013 at 10:49 a.m.
chatt_man said...

If Obama had a son, he'd act just like Easy...

Keep carrying the water Easy, Obama will need some cooling off in a few days after all this heat.

May 14, 2013 at 10:50 a.m.
Easy123 said...

chatt_man,

If Rush Limbaugh had a son by one of the prostitutes he frequents, he'd act just like chatt_man.

Keep holding your breath waiting for information implicating the President, you'll pass out sooner or later.

May 14, 2013 at 10:54 a.m.
prairie_dog said...

The IRS acted as a political wing of the Democratic Party. The only thing this cartoon doesn't make clear is whether Clay is celebrating it, or mourning it. I guess the use of an old white guy who looks like Dick Cheney must be the key. If this cartoon was accurate, the people doing the treading would look very different.

May 14, 2013 at 10:54 a.m.
cheezy123 said...

Why not have an independent cartoonist? I'm sure these guys come a dime a dozen, why have a guy who hates republicans/conservatives so much? There is plenty of hate on both sides to spread around. Just saying it would be nice to see some liberal parodies instead of opening the newspaper everyday knowing it's going to be the same old message on a different cartoon..Laaame!

May 14, 2013 at 10:54 a.m.

Bush isn't president, Oblabla is. I think you liberals need to come to terms with that. Yes, yes we know Oblabla is in perpetual campaign mode, and he doesn't seem to want to settle down and actually work, but he is POTUS. To still bitch about what happened under Bush's watch at this point is ridiculous.

The media is nearly 100% behind Oblabla, so if things are being exposed now, it's not because he has much of a hostile press to deal with.

May 14, 2013 at 10:55 a.m.
Easy123 said...

cheezy123,

"Just saying it would be nice to see some liberal parodies instead of opening the newspaper everyday knowing it's going to be the same old message on a different cartoon..Laaame!"

If you actually bought a TFP paper, you would know that there are "liberal parodies" there almost everyday. How many cartoonists do you think the TFP can employ?

May 14, 2013 at 10:57 a.m.
cheezy123 said...

We get it Clay, you loathe conservatives. Seems like the TFP would have someone a little less bias making these doodles.

May 14, 2013 at 10:59 a.m.
PlainTruth said...

Easy. Listen closely. the political spin began immediately as they unfolded the bogus video caper. And stuck to their story for days, if not weeks. Including hugging and lying to victims parents and still spinning the fable. Tell me that was not shameful. Can you? Or would you prefer to talk about Dubya? would you like to try again?

May 14, 2013 at 11 a.m.
Easy123 said...

zab,

"Bush isn't president, Oblabla is."

Who?

"To still bitch about what happened under Bush's watch at this point is ridiculous."

You're oblivious to your own hypocrisy regarding the artist formerly known as Bush.

"The media is nearly 100% behind Oblabla, so if things are being exposed now, it's not because he has much of a hostile press to deal with."

Who are you speaking of?

May 14, 2013 at 11 a.m.
miraweb said...

I am pretty sure that Bush's Karl Rove is the same Karl Rove who is behind the campaign finance ponzi scheme of political groups seeking non-profit protections.

Karl doesn't really care if donors have to pay taxes. That isn't his money.

He just wants to be sure those donor lists stay secret and political parties aren't able to do that.

Donors just are not as willing to pony up when their actual businesses and reputations are on the line.

The link to the Bush-Cheney debacle runs right through Mr. Karl Rove.

May 14, 2013 at 11:03 a.m.
cheezy123 said...

Yes, I blame Bush for every thing that is wrong on this earth always and forever.

May 14, 2013 at 11:03 a.m.
PlainTruth said...

Good work, Mira. Deflect to Bush.

May 14, 2013 at 11:07 a.m.
miraweb said...

There is some amusement watching folks trying to explain that the Tea Party isn't a Party.

Should have worked harder on the name, maybe.

May 14, 2013 at 11:07 a.m.
Easy123 said...

Plain_Jack_Dennis,

"Listen closely. the political spin began immediately as they unfolded the bogus video caper."

Haven't YOU been listening? What proof do you have that anything that was said regarding talking points was "political spin"?

"And stuck to their story for days, if not weeks."

So how would that qualify as political spin? What does the Obama administration stand to gain by telling the real story BEFORE the election? Go ahead, I'll wait for your lettered, logical response.

"Including hugging and lying to victims parents and still spinning the fable."

What lies were told to the victims parents? You do realize that the video did play a small role in these attacks, correct? You do realize that the video did cause riots and anti-American protests worldwide, right? I haven't heard President Obama or Hillary Clinton directly blame the video for the attack on the Benghazi consulate.

"Tell me that was not shameful."

To an extent. But these are the same people that told the truth.

"would you like to try again?"

Would you? It wouldn't be the first time. How many "handles" have to had now, Jack_Dennis, Rebus, PlainTruth?

May 14, 2013 at 11:08 a.m.
limric said...

Can anyone honestly believe that the Tea Party type organizations that sprung up right after Obama's inauguration in 2009, or Crossroads GPS who have been able to spend unlimited money on political campaigns thanks to the Citizens United decision, are primarily interested in social welfare and deserving of a tax exempt status?

Not me!

These people have a first amendment right to engage in whatever political activities they wish. They should have no right however to claim tax preferences based on bogus claims that they are primarily engaged in social welfare activities. Thus I can understand and tolerate (albeit reluctantly) how an inundated IRS might seek shortcuts to identify and properly screen such ‘social welfare’ claims.

Isn’t the real issue (as always) the abuse of money (and its corrupting influence) in political campaigns, and not an ‘independent’ government agency struggling to do its job?


In reference to the DOJ grabbing telephone records of reporters and editors of the AP. Question: Did any judge or any grand jury signed off on the subpoenas? And - What was the ‘probable cause’?

Mr. Holder. For conduct unbecoming (need I say criminal?) by promoting an egregious breach of the 4th amendment. You’re fired!

Every so often, there is an issue that the Right and the Left can agree upon. Is this one of those times?

May 14, 2013 at 11:12 a.m.
miraweb said...

A photoshopped distress flag? There is some deep symbolism there.

M'thinks the Republicans doth protest too much.

May 14, 2013 at 11:12 a.m.
cheezy123 said...

I am need of a 501(c)3 for the forgotten boat fund that my girlfriend drained for a new pair of earrings. Wonder if I will go under extra scrutiny since I'm an independent? On second thought I should name it the progressive forgotten boat fund, I should be granted expeditiously.

May 14, 2013 at 11:13 a.m.

lkeithlu said...“Where's the outrage about it happening under Bush? Right or wrong, be sure to be consistent.”

The outrage was exactly where you would expect it: all over the liberal media and front-and-center on the lips of Bush’s political opponents. Why are you people so offended when the Intern is subjected to the same scrutiny? According to the article to which you provided a link, it is Republicans who, since 2005, have called for reforms to IRS procedures which invite this sort of political manipulation. Where is the consistency and outrage, indeed?

The manipulation that Obama, in 2009, considered a laughing matter (http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124260113149028331.html) is now, suddenly, “outrageous.” The verbal gymnastics competition between Democrats and their PR apparatus (the press) will be interesting to watch.

May 14, 2013 at 11:17 a.m.
cheezy123 said...

Weird the IRS guy looks a lot like Dick Cheney, wonder if that was on done on purpose? Cheney would have made a great IRS agent.

May 14, 2013 at 11:19 a.m.
lkeithlu said...

That is exactly my point, What. But it needs to go all the way back. To Carter and beyond. On all issues. Let's get them all out. I am tired of the hypocrites constantly attacking the current president with a level of outrage (calling for impeachment, etc) when he has done nothing different than every other president before him. The out-of-proportion response and conspiracy claims that have been directed at this president is shameful and embarrassing. For the longest time I resisted any suggestion that this was racial, but now I am not so sure.

May 14, 2013 at 11:23 a.m.
miraweb said...

I am amused that IRS actions in 2010 demand a "hair on fire" response but IRS actions in 2007 are just not worthy of attention.

Is this the fight you boys(1) really want?

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(1) Not at all sexist - we are talking about the Republicans.

May 14, 2013 at 11:30 a.m.
cheezy123 said...

Sorry, don't buy the whole racial theory, that's pretty absurd to suggest. This country is split between the two parties Bill Clinton and Bush were criticized just as much if not more than this current president.

May 14, 2013 at 11:32 a.m.
Easy123 said...

"Bill Clinton and Bush were criticized just as much if not more than this current president."

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA !!!

May 14, 2013 at 11:37 a.m.
cheezy123 said...

Hahahahahahaha.....nah just kidding they were loved by everyone all the time, and this president is hated by the same. He is a lone ranger among the last few presidents.

May 14, 2013 at 11:43 a.m.
cheezy123 said...

The scrutiny over Lewinsky for Clinton, and of course the Iraq blunder for Bush alone showed more hatred toward those two presidents than anything Obama has seen, of course there is still time and I am sure that Obama will have his own version of Iraq or Lewinsky.

May 14, 2013 at 11:50 a.m.
Easy123 said...

"The scrutiny over Lewinsky for Clinton, and of course the Iraq blunder for Bush alone showed more hatred toward those two presidents than anything Obama has seen"

Keep telling yourself that.

May 14, 2013 at 12:03 p.m.
Handleit said...

The Republicans are trying to keep as much talk in the news about the the IRS and Benghazi as possible because they are afraid that Hillary Clinton will give them a spanking in 2016. The Democrats are talking out both sides of their mouth because they are afraid the Republicans will succeed. It's all politics as usual for Washington D.C. How about they all shut their mouths and invest all this energy toward running the country.

May 14, 2013 at 12:38 p.m.

I was just wondering which would be pulled out first when the left’s arguments ran out: the race card or Godwin’s law. lkeithlu bravely answered my question. Clay enacted Godwin's Law in a toon last week.

“The Day the Obama Administration Went All Nixon On Us” by Will Bunch (Huffpost, 05/14/2013) http://www.huffingtonpost.com/will-bunch/ap-phone-records-whistleblowers_b_3271637.html

“6 Brave Govt. Whistleblowers Charged Under the Espionage Act by Obama's Administration The Espionage Act had only been used three times in its history to try government officials accused of leaking classified information — until the Obama administration came along” by John Light, Lauren Feeney (AlterNet, May 2, 2013) http://www.alternet.org/civil-liberties/6-brave-govt-whistleblowers-charged-under-espionage-act-obamas-administration

May 14, 2013 at 12:41 p.m.

Leave it to Easy-to-Dupe to still believe that attributing the Bengazi attack to a videotape was an honest mistake.

May 14, 2013 at 12:44 p.m.
ibshame said...

"cheezy123 said... I am sure that Obama will have his own version of Iraq or Lewinsky."

Here's the difference between what happened with Clinton and what happened with Bush. When Clinton defeated "poppy Bush" in '92 it didn't take long for the Repubs to send out their attack dogs to scramble around to try and dig up as much dirt as they could on Clinton. They knew he had a reputation for messing around with women behind Hillary's back so they found Paula Jones and did everything they could to get her to come forward with her story. That was the beginning and while this story was making the headlines they launched investigation after investigation into whether or not Vince "whats his name" the White House Attorney had actually committed suicide over a land deal known as White Water that the Clintons had already been cleared of in Arkansas. Then came the REALLY, REALLY BIG INVESTIGATION, A White House intern was having an "affair" with the President. Of course it was not the fact he was having an affair it was instead according to the THREE TIME ADULTERER NEWT GINGRICH the fact he lied about it when asked if it was true. So because he lied about the affair to Congress he was impeached, NO CONVICTION AND NO REMOVAL FROM OFFICE BUT A BLOTCH ON HIS LEGACY JUST THE SAME EVEN THOUGH WHEN HE LEFT OFFICE THE COUNTRY WAS IN FAR BETTER SHAPE ECONOMICALLY THAN IT WAS WHEN HE ENTERED THE WHITE HOUSE

2000 election rolls around and three days before the election, George W. Bush's drinking problem becomes public knowledge, Unlike Clinton he's not elected by an electoral landslide instead he wins the Presidency by 540 popular votes and the electoral votes in Florida delivered to him courtesy of the U.S. Supreme Court. He actually lost the National Popular vote by over 500,000 votes. In Aug. 2001 he receives communication while playing cowboy on his ranch that one of the world's worst terrorist (Osama Bin Laden) is determined to attack inside the U.S. but that's pushed aside and nothing is done to stop the attack. On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001 the attack is carried out in the most horrific manner. Over the next two years the hunt for Bin Laden is put on the back burner because instead of getting Bin Laden, Bush's priority becomes invading Iraq, a country that had jack, zilch, nada to do with 9/11. When Bush leaves office all the reasons he gave for attacking Iraq were found to be nothing more than lies. Over 4500 U.S. soldiers have been killed, hundreds of thousands of Iraqi civilians are dead and thousands of U.S. soldiers have returned home maimed for life. THERE IS NO CALL FROM REPUBLICANS FOR AN INVESTIGATION, THERE ARE NO CHARGES, NO TRIALS, NO CALL FOR IMPEACHMENT HEARINGS BY REPUBLICANS. IN FACT, BUSH AND ALL THE PEOPLE MOST RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DISASTER ARE ALLOWED TO WALK AWAY AS IF NOTHING EVER HAPPENED

May 14, 2013 at 12:55 p.m.
ibshame said...

2008 Along comes Barack Obama, he has no scandals involving women outside his marriage, he was against the invasion of Iraq and he IS TRULY AN AFRICAN AMERICAN. His father was from Kenya however his mother is a native born white American. For some in the Republican Party this is more than they can take so they immediately start a whisper campaign declaring he can't legitimately be President because he wasn't born on U.S. Soil. Never mind the fact Hawaii is the 50th state of the Union. They produced phony birth certificates they made on the internet, they keep hounding him year after year for his LONG FORM BIRTH CERTIFICATE BECAUSE THE SHORT FORM HE PRODUCED (WHICH WAS DOCUMENTED BY THE STATE) COULD NOT POSSIBLY BE LEGAL. They accuse him of being an Anti-American Radical Muslim. On the night of his inauguration they hold a meeting to discuss ways to block his agenda. There's so much more. No, he does not have an Iraq or a Lewinsky affair. All they have is their hope that Benghazi will give them something to IMPEACH him on as they did Clinton. If the Dems had had as much hate as the Repubs did for Clinton and presently for Obama, George W. Bush and his neocon buddies would be spending their days in a prison cell

May 14, 2013 at 12:56 p.m.
patriot1 said...

Last night at a political fundraiser (yes, another fundraiser) at the home of Harvey Weinstein, BHO blamed Rush Limbaugh for a lot of the ills this country is now mired in. Today, on his show, Rush offered to meet with the president in an attempt to sort out and identify anything he can do to help move the country forward. What a gracious and humble man, that Rush Limbaugh.

May 14, 2013 at 1:01 p.m.
Easy123 said...

patriot1,

"Last night at a political fundraiser (yes, another fundraiser) at the home of Harvey Weinstein, BHO blamed Rush Limbaugh for a lot of the ills this country is now mired in."

False. The President blamed political gridlock on hyper-partisanship and Republicans worrying about what Rush Limbaugh might say about them if they worked with the President/Democrats.

"Rush offered to meet with the president in an attempt to sort out and identify anything he can do to help move the country forward. What a gracious and humble man, that Rush Limbaugh."

Pardon me while I vomit.

May 14, 2013 at 1:12 p.m.
ibshame said...

"patriot1 said... Last night at a political fundraiser (yes, another fundraiser) at the home of Harvey Weinstein, BHO blamed Rush Limbaugh for a lot of the ills this country is now mired in. Today, on his show, Rush offered to meet with the president in an attempt to sort out and identify anything he can do to help move the country forward. What a gracious and humble man, that Rush Limbaugh."

Rush Limbaugh is a lying, drug-junkie pig who isn't good enough to wipe dogcrap off Obama's shoes

May 14, 2013 at 1:13 p.m.
Jt6gR3hM said...

Let me start off the day of posting by saying what a great and beautiful spring day this is. A clear sky and just warm enough that you can sit in the direct sunlight and be very comfortable. I have many interesting and informative items to read and listen to on my tablet.

I hope you are having a great day as well and that there is nothing going on in the world that could possibly cause you any discomfort or angst.

If you know what I mean.

May 14, 2013 at 1:52 p.m.
Maximus said...

Tragically, Obama is the CEO and yes, any and all departments, especially when he appointed the department heads are under his direction and leadership. Barry.....ya fired!

As for Hillary Clinton, what a dried up lying hag!

May 14, 2013 at 1:53 p.m.
Jt6gR3hM said...

miraweb said...

Is this the fight you boys(1) really want?

(1) Not at all sexist - we are talking about the Republicans.


I’m thinking penis envy is a little too strong of a descriptor. Don’t you?

May 14, 2013 at 1:58 p.m.
Maximus said...

Ibsham, I thought you loving liberals especially the gay ones were sooooooo particular about not judging others. Rush has a net worth and pays more taxes than you can even dream about. As for Rush being a junkie I will use one of the greatest one liners of all time....."Let he that is without sin cast the first stone." JC

Rush is a small business owner in America. That's all. His product is very popular and like me, he stacks a lot of paper.....that's money for all of you that do not listen to rap music.

May 14, 2013 at 2:01 p.m.
PlainTruth said...

Jay Carney reminds me of Easy (Chet). I think he actually believes his own shiz. HAHAHAHA

May 14, 2013 at 2:07 p.m.
Jt6gR3hM said...

“Never let a crisis go to waste”

Attack your political opponents via the jackbooted thugs of the state.

When caught take the opportunity to demonize your opponents for causing themselves to be attacked due to their exercise of their legal and constitutional rights.

There just has to be an Alinsky in there somewhere.

May 14, 2013 at 2:09 p.m.
patriot1 said...

Max says..."Rush has a net worth and pays more taxes than you can even dream about"

That is true and is why I said he is gracious and humble. Rush offered his time and counsel to BHO even though Rush is certainly "above his pay grade."

May 14, 2013 at 2:12 p.m.
PlainTruth said...

Carney: Just Because IRS Apologized Doesn't Mean They Did Anything Wrong: From today's press briefing: well, um, ok Jay

May 14, 2013 at 2:17 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Maximusty,

"Let he that is without sin cast the first stone." JC

Oh, the irony.

May 14, 2013 at 2:19 p.m.
PlainTruth said...

The worst week of Obama's presidency, and it's only Tuesday. wait till the Friday news dumps.

May 14, 2013 at 2:20 p.m.
patriot1 said...

Carney: Just Because IRS Apologized Doesn't Mean They Did Anything Wrong: From today's press briefing: well, um, ok Jay

The resignations will begin soon, and I predict he will be one of the first to "want to spend more time with family."

May 14, 2013 at 2:26 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Plain_Jack_Dennis,

"Carney: Just Because IRS Apologized Doesn't Mean They Did Anything Wrong: From today's press briefing: well, um, ok Jay"

Here was what Carney really said:

"Those from the IRS that have spoken about this obviously have much greater insight into what took place than we do. We have not seen the report. We have not independently collected information about what transpired. We need the independent inspector general's report to be released before we can make judgments. One person's view of what actions were taken or what that individual did is not enough for us to say something concretely happened that was inappropriate."

He went on to say:

"And I think what we have to do, responsibly, is wait for the independent Inspector General's report to be released before we assess the next steps. Again, if you look at what the President said yesterday, he was very clear that if there was deliberate, specific targeting of groups, that would be outrageous and would require, in his view, action to be taken."

Would you like to try again, Plain_Jack_Rebus_Dennis_Truth? Or are you going to bank on your own "shiz" again?

May 14, 2013 at 2:29 p.m.
Rickaroo said...

Oh my, another scandal of HUGE proportion. It's at least as big and as perilous as..."voter fraud!" We can't have the IRS going after a poor picked-on group like the Tea Party. Lord knows, those fine upstanding, self-proclaimed tax-haters would NEVER try to get away with phony tax exemptions. How dare the IRS resort to such unwarranted profiling against these uber-patriotic good ol' boys! Come on, you wingnuts, do your thing: form a committee paid for with our tax dollars, pass some new laws, impeach that Kenyan/Muslim/socialist Prez, waste more and more of our precious time...anything but work for the good of the country, anything but do something constructive. Oh, sorry...I used a word that's not in your vocabulary: c-o-n-s-t-r-u-c-t-i-v-e.

May 14, 2013 at 2:30 p.m.
Easy123 said...

patriot1,

"The resignations will begin soon, and I predict he will be one of the first to "want to spend more time with family."

Don't hold your breath.

May 14, 2013 at 2:31 p.m.
PlainTruth said...

Easy, does your teacher know where you are? Are you out on a hall-pass?

May 14, 2013 at 2:34 p.m.
Rickaroo said...

Great posts (12:55 and 12:56 p.m.), ibshame. I'm sure, though, that your words will fall on deaf conservative ears. Just a pack of "liberal lies," as far as they are concerned. After all, they have discovered that truth and reality have a definite liberal bias.

May 14, 2013 at 2:35 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Plain_Jack_Dennis,

"Easy, does your teacher know where you are?"

You don't know how graduate schools work, do you?

"Are you out on a hall-pass?"

You need to inform yourself about how the real world functions.

LMFAO! Tremendous ignorance on your part.

May 14, 2013 at 2:36 p.m.
limric said...

Quote: ”What a gracious and humble man, that Rush Limbaugh.”

Umm…What?

Yea; About as gracious and humble as the toilets at the Helena County fairgrounds that quit working after hundreds had eaten at the chili cook-off. Though and Rush the toilets are full of the same substance, one of the two has an unstoppable flapper valve. And the fatter one is also a bio hazard.

May 14, 2013 at 2:44 p.m.
Jt6gR3hM said...

PlainTruth said...

Jay Carney reminds me of Easy (Chet). I think he actually believes his own shiz. HAHAHAHA


I'm thinking more in terms of Mohammed Saeed al-Sahhaf (Baghdad Bob) ... for all of them.

May 14, 2013 at 2:56 p.m.
ibshame said...

"Maximus said... Ibsham, I thought you loving liberals especially the gay ones were sooooooo particular about not judging others. Rush has a net worth and pays more taxes than you can even dream about. As for Rush being a junkie I will use one of the greatest one liners of all time....."Let he that is without sin cast the first stone." JC Rush is a small business owner in America. That's all. His product is very popular and like me, he stacks a lot of paper.....that's money for all of you that do not listen to rap music"

Rush Limbaugh is still a fat, greasy, lying, draft-dodging, drug-addicted pig, nothing you write about him paying taxes or "stacking paper" will change that opinion. Got it?

May 14, 2013 at 3:04 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Jt6,

"I'm thinking more in terms of Mohammed Saeed al-Sahhaf (Baghdad Bob) ... for all of them."

I was thinking something similar about you and your ilk, but more along the lines of Seoul City Sue instead of Baghdad Bob.

May 14, 2013 at 3:05 p.m.
Jt6gR3hM said...

Rickaroo said...

“After all, they have discovered that truth and reality have a definite liberal bias.”


I’m not real sure about your "biased" claim but I think we can all agree that jackboot tactics of harassing your political opponents and the press definitely has a liberal, progressive, Democratic bias.

May 14, 2013 at 3:09 p.m.
patriot1 said...

Easy, does your teacher know where you are? Are you out on a hall-pass?

Easy-ette....are you skipping homeroom?

May 14, 2013 at 3:46 p.m.
Easy123 said...

patriot1,

"Easy-ette....are you skipping homeroom?"

Put on your bifocals, slather on some Bengay, wash your Viagra down with some Ensure and refer to my post at 2:36 p.m.

And no, I will not makeout with you, but I'm glad you're coming out of the closet.

May 14, 2013 at 3:49 p.m.
PlainTruth said...

Easy wants everyone to know he's in GRAD school. Y'all got it? Y'all impressed? So, Chet, you got some heavy student loans that the tax-payers need to forgive? Hmmm?

May 14, 2013 at 4:13 p.m.
Jt6gR3hM said...

Easy123 said... Jt6, - "I'm thinking more in terms of Mohammed Saeed al-Sahhaf (Baghdad Bob) ... for all of them."

I was thinking something similar about you and your ilk, but more along the lines of Seoul City Sue instead of Baghdad Bob.


If you read her bio you would swear that she would be one of the founders of that radical communist organization Code Pink or maybe Jane Fonda or Cindy Sheehan.

I don’t really see your logic in comparing Conservatives to radical left wing moonbats like her.

More your side of the aisle. Right?

May 14, 2013 at 4:19 p.m.
Jt6gR3hM said...

Here’s a thought … Why not let the IRS act as the enforcement agency for Obamacare. Man wouldn’t that be a perfect match.

Jackboots with stethoscopes.

Drop trou and bend over.

Just make sure they don’t have both hands on your shoulders.

May 14, 2013 at 4:27 p.m.
Jt6gR3hM said...

EaTn said...

Instead of the right-wingers running around whining about the IRS and wringing their hands, they need to immediately use this window of opportunity to solicit and drive a total overhaul of the antiquated tax system.


Whining and hand wringing = Stating governmental violations of our basic civil rights.

Very odd to say the least.

May 14, 2013 at 4:33 p.m.
PlainTruth said...

Jon Stewart skewers Barry over lack of mgt. skills. Another Rwing racist, no?

May 14, 2013 at 5:02 p.m.
Jt6gR3hM said...

anniebelle said...

These outfits that call themselves 'non-profit' are stealing from the treasury.

(Something like the chicken and the egg? Did you earn it and freely give the state a share to maintain a reasonable sized governing organization? Does the government own it all and they let you keep what they feel you need? I would say that the concept of tax deductions as direct payments to taxpayers from the state would agree with the latter and also you. )

The average Joe Smoe has to pay taxes on everything, including food, and these groups don't?

(Who knew that political non-profits [without the single quotes] buy a lot of food. Now booze I can understand)

And as far as that goes, these humongous megachurches (hate holes) where the 'preachers' live in mansions and drive the finest cars, they don't have to pay taxes on their wealth?

(They do pay taxes on certain income but if you remove their tax free status entirely are you ready for some wholesale near unlimited political activism due to releasing these groups from their tax code restrictions?)

What has this country become? A haven for wealthy and greedy scumbags, I'd say.

(I agree if that also applies to the amassing of inordinate political power as well as jingle.)

May 14, 2013 at 5:08 p.m.
anniebelle said...

“I wish there was more GOP interest when the same issue was raised during the Bush administration, where they audited a progressive church in California, said CA representative Adam Schiff. “I found only one Republican, [Rep. Walter Jones], that would join me in calling for an investigation during the Bush administration. I’m glad now that the GOP has found interest in this issue and it ought to be a bipartisan concern.” The well-known church, All Saints Episcopal in Pasadena was threatened by the IRS to revoke the church’s tax-exempt status over an anti-Iraq War sermon the Sunday before the 2004 election. And while All Saints came under the gun, conservative churches across the country were helping to mobilize voters for Bush with little oversight. In 2006, citing the precedent of All Saints, “a group of religious leaders accused the Internal Revenue Service yesterday of playing politics by ignoring its complaint that two large churches in Ohio are engaging in what it says are political activities, in violation of the tax code,” the New York Times reported at the time. The churches essentially campaigned for a Republican gubernatorial candidate, they alleged, and even flew him on one of their planes. And it wasn’t just churches. In 2004, the IRS went after the NAACP, auditing the nation’s oldest civil rights group after its chairman criticized President Bush for being the first sitting president since Herbert Hoover to address their group. Then, in 2006, the Wall Street Journal broke the story of a how a little-known pressure group called Public Interest Watch — which received 97 percent of its funds from Exxon Mobile one year — managed to get the IRS to open an investigation into Greenpeace. Greenpeace had labeled Exxon Mobil the “No. 1 climate criminal.” The IRS acknowledged its audit was initiated by Public Interest Watch and threatened to revoke Greenpeace’s tax-exempt status, but closed the investigation three months later.

May 14, 2013 at 5:24 p.m.
Jt6gR3hM said...

bluesky said...

I'm against targeting individual groups by any government agency but if some kid wears a t-shirt with a pot leaf on it I would imagine he might be checked by police for drugs. The Tea party is actively against paying taxes so they were profiled by the IRS, happens everyday and it's very effective.


Profiling!

I’m all for it if it is applied “universally” to all groups no matter their sex, color, national origin, religion, or creed.

Are you?

Really?

Hailing a cab while black?

May 14, 2013 at 5:24 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Plain_Jack_Dennis,

"Easy wants everyone to know he's in GRAD school. Y'all got it?"

You seem oblivious to the fact that you're the one that brought it up in the first place. I sense a little jealously too, but that's always been a given with you.

"Y'all impressed?"

With you? Not quite.

"So, Chet, you got some heavy student loans that the tax-payers need to forgive? Hmmm?"

To whom are you speaking? Hmmm?

May 14, 2013 at 5:50 p.m.
miraweb said...

Gee Jack, I wouldn't have pinned you for a Jon Stewart fan.

To his credit - Jon does call 'em as he sees 'em.

May 14, 2013 at 5:53 p.m.
miraweb said...

It is interesting when you see big political money hiding out in non-profits.

Non-profits can operate for years before they get their final status - no filings, no reports, no oversight by the FEC.

Just sweet, sweet untrackable money.

May 14, 2013 at 5:55 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Jt6,

"I don’t really see your logic in comparing Conservatives to radical left wing moonbats like her."

You wouldn't, now, would you?

"More your side of the aisle. Right?"

A truly ironic question considering the question preceding it. You're right, she's Right.

May 14, 2013 at 5:56 p.m.
dude_abides said...

I wouldn't attack Easy as a kid if I were you guys. It makes you look jealous of his ability to trash your sorry a$$es daily, and at such a young age. You come off like those old men in the balcony of the Muppet Show.

May 14, 2013 at 6:08 p.m.
Jt6gR3hM said...

anniebelle said...

“I wish there was more GOP interest when the same issue was raised during the Bush administration, where they audited a progressive church California, said CA representative Adam Schiff.


Then there is this:

Organizations sending out shock troops to monitor their political enemies in the conservative religious community.


From the Freedom from Religion Foundation web site:

Churches and Political Lobbying Activities

"A church is participatiing in political lobbying. What can I do about it?"

1 - Churches and Political Campaign Activity

2 - Churches and Lobbying

3 - When Church Lobbying Becomes Political Campaign Intervention

4 - Other Religious Organizations and Election or Lobbying Activity

5 - Significance of Church Involvement in Referendum

And the ever popular:

6 - How to Complain

Mail:


IRS EO Classification


Mail Code 4910DAL, 1100 Commerce Street

Dallas TX 75242-1198



Fax:
 214-413-5415



E-Mail:
 eoclass@irs.gov

To complain to the IRS about its tax regulations permitting churches to politick over referenda, write to:

Douglas Shulman
Commissioner of Internal Revenue
10th St & Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20004


How many “liberal/Progressive churches do you feel were reported?

May 14, 2013 at 6:10 p.m.
PlainTruth said...

Easy preparing for career feeding at the public trough, no doubt. HAHAHA

May 14, 2013 at 6:12 p.m.
lkeithlu said...

How many “liberal/Progressive churches do you feel were reported?

How many liberal/progressive churches are determined to influence the politics of this nation? Seems to me the ties between evangelicals and the GOP are the most prominent.

May 14, 2013 at 6:13 p.m.
Easy123 said...

For any Republicans "outraged" at the DOJ checking AP phone records:

From June 2012:

"Thirty-one Republican senators have signed a letter calling on Attorney General Eric Holder to immediately appoint a special counsel to investigation national-security leaks from the executive branch."

http://thehill.com/blogs/defcon-hill/policy-and-strategy/234761-thirty-one-gop-senators-call-for-special-counsel-to-investigate-security-leaks#ixzz2TJ9Wz5Jo

May 14, 2013 at 6:16 p.m.
klifnotes said...

A more accurate assessement would be:

The IRS was doing its job. Its staff was overwhelmed by the thousands of obvious political groups that sought the cover of being designated as charities in the 2010 and 2012 elections; so they could raise money and hide their donors names. Some IRS employees spent far too much time or were assigned to spend time on lowest-hanging fruit—political amateur groups from the Tea Party movement—and not enough on the bigtime players, such as Karl Rove, who was lawyered up

In the end, this is all a hullabaloo about nothing. Under Bush, the FBI, IRS, Secrect Service and even possibly CIA were used to go after his opponents, war protesters and anyone else who disagreed with him or his policies. Grow UP!

The IRS was just doing its job considering all that were attempting to file tax exempt status. If the numbers appear large, 75 from what I've read (which isn't large at all considering the large number of applicants), it's because the application for tax exempt status from primarily conservative groups doubled, nearly tripled. Unlike Bush, President Obama doesn't appear to have called for any investigation against any conservative groups.

May 14, 2013 at 6:16 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Plain_Jack_Dennis,

"Easy preparing for career feeding at the public trough, no doubt. HAHAHA"

Why would I want to be like you? HAHAHAHAHAHAHA

You're probably one of the few here that actually does draw a government check every month.

May 14, 2013 at 6:17 p.m.
miraweb said...

The nice thing about IRS law is that if there is an allegation of fraudulent behavior - there is no statute of limitations.

Now that the FBI is involved, they can take the investigation back just as far as they like.

May 14, 2013 at 6:29 p.m.
miraweb said...

From the Guardian:

Reported political spending by 501(c)4s – the kind of non-profit groups at the focus of this controversy – surged to $254m in 2012, almost matching spending by political parties ($255m), according to the Center for Responsive Politics, thanks in large part to the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United.

The vast majority of that spending – 85% – came from conservative organizations, led by Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS group and Americans for Prosperity, backed by the Koch brothers. Given this disproportionate spending on behalf of conservative candidates at this point in history, most of the groups flagged will logically be conservative organizations, even using impartial criteria.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/may/14/fbi-investigation-irs-targeting-conservative-groups

May 14, 2013 at 6:32 p.m.
Jt6gR3hM said...

dude_abides said...

I wouldn't attack Easy as a kid if I were you guys. It makes you look jealous of his ability to trash your sorry a$$es daily, and at such a young age. You come off like those old men in the balcony of the Muppet Show.


I have never attacked Mr. Easy for his youth. I think his youthful exuberance and lack of inhibition to social norms is rather cute in a demented sort of way.

If by “his ability to trash your sorry a$$es daily” you mean his extensive use of “Harry High School” behavior and vocabulary then you may be onto something.

I think he is a great asset for your side in that he fits the stereotype so perfectly.

May 14, 2013 at 6:38 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Jt6,

"I have never attacked Mr. Easy for his youth."

Most people would take that as a sign that someone wasn't talking about you, but go on.

"I think his youthful exuberance and lack of inhibition to social norms is rather cute in a demented sort of way."

Honesty is one social norm that you tend to have a phobia of. Myself and others have proved that numerous times. Could be some psychological projection on your part?

Also, don't think you have anyone fooled about your true identity. Anyone that has posted here in the past knows exactly who you are.

"If by “his ability to trash your sorry a$$es daily” you mean his extensive use of “Harry High School” behavior and vocabulary then you may be onto something."

I challenge you to present one exchange between yourself and I that could qualify as "Harry High School behavior and vocabulary".

"I think he is a great asset for your side in that he fits the stereotype so perfectly."

I have similar sentiments about you and, like your WingNut brethren, your inability to tell the truth or recognize it when presented to you. You fall in lock-step with your bosom buddies around here and in the WingNut media.

May 14, 2013 at 6:48 p.m.
Jt6gR3hM said...

Easy123 said...

For any Republicans "outraged" at the DOJ checking AP phone records:

From June 2012:

"Thirty-one Republican senators have signed a letter calling on Attorney General Eric Holder to immediately appoint a special counsel to investigation national-security leaks from the executive branch."


I guess they didn’t realize at the time that Eric only has a hammer and everything looks like a nail to him.

Shame on them for that oversight in their dealings with someone they should have known had such a limited perspective in how to conduct themselves in an ethical manner.

May 14, 2013 at 6:48 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Jt6,

"I guess they didn’t realize at the time that Eric only has a hammer and everything looks like a nail to him."

Sounds like that's what they were wanting, wouldn't you say?

"Shame on them for that oversight in their dealings with someone they should have known had such a limited perspective in how to conduct themselves in an ethical manner."

How does Eric Holder signing off on doing what those 31 Republican senators wanted in terms of probing for leaks only shed a negative light on Holder's ethics?

You meant to say: Shame on Eric Holder for actually doing what Congress wanted.

Right?

Or is this one of those "It's only wrong if "they" do it" kind of situations?

May 14, 2013 at 6:56 p.m.
Jt6gR3hM said...

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/fact-checker/post/obamas-claim-he-called-benghazi-an-act-of-terrorism/2013/05/13/7b65b83e-bc14-11e2-97d4-a479289a31f9_blog.html

The Pinocchio Test

During the campaign, the president could just get away with claiming he said “act of terror,” since he did use those words — though not in the way he often claimed.

But the president’s claim that he said “act of terrorism” is taking revisionist history too far, given that he repeatedly refused to commit to that phrase when asked directly by reporters in the weeks after the attack. He appears to have gone out of his way to avoid saying it was a terrorist attack, so he has little standing to make that claim now.

Four Pinocchios

May 14, 2013 at 7:01 p.m.
Jt6gR3hM said...

Easy123 said...

Jt6, - "I have never attacked Mr. Easy for his youth."

Most people would take that as a sign that someone wasn't talking about you, but go on.


I’ve thought very deeply about that and I have come to a definite conclusion. I think I will continue to comment on and about any posting here in any way I please within acceptable social norms (TFP tolerances?). However thank you for raising that issue with me.


"I think his youthful exuberance and lack of inhibition to social norms is rather cute in a demented sort of way."

I challenge you to present one exchange between yourself and I that could qualify as "Harry High School" behavior and vocabulary.


I’m not exactly sure but I think I didn’t reference any exchange between you and I as if that would qualify or disqualify me to comment on that subject.


"I think he is a great asset for your side in that he fits the stereotype so perfectly."

I have similar sentiments about you


Thank you as I try to set a high standard as a rational, coherent, and intellectual example for my side and I am very happy you noticed.

May 14, 2013 at 7:15 p.m.
miraweb said...

Clearly, the parents are not home yet. Make sure you clean up your room before they get in, dear.

May 14, 2013 at 7:16 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Who doesn't love a good semantics argument? Act of "terror" vs. act of "terrorism": Obviously totally different phrases, right?

Because who, since 2001, relates the word "terror" to "terrorism"?

May 14, 2013 at 7:22 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Jt6,

"I think I will continue to comment on and about any posting here in any way I please within acceptable social norms (TFP tolerances?)."

Good for you. Would you like a cookie?

"However thank you for raising that issue with me."

What issue? The fact that most people don't take exception to statements that aren't directed at them? I encourage you to keep doing such things because feigning indignation about something that was obviously not directed at you would never be perceived as disingenuous if the tables were turned, would it?

Wait a minute! I seem to recall an exchange recently, yesterday in fact, where you did that very thing! What a scandal.

"I’m not exactly sure but I think I didn’t reference any exchange between you and I as if that would qualify or disqualify me to comment on that subject."

However, the lack of ability for you reference any such exchanges would serve as a detriment to your point regarding my "behavior" and "vocabulary" seeing as I have continued to respond to you in with exceedingly lettered responses and in a tone that is far less smarmy and juvenile than the one your tend to use. Let me quote you: "Right?"

"Thank you as I try to set a high standard as a rational, coherent, and intellectual example for my side and I am very happy you noticed."

I forgot to mention that delusion is another problem your ilk has. You already proved my dishonesty claim by using that quote out of context and now you're affirming the claim of your delusion by referring to anything you type as "rational, coherent, and intellectual".

Again?

May 14, 2013 at 7:35 p.m.
Maximus said...

Ibshame, WOW, you, unlike millions of those that listen to his EIB, Excellence In Broadcasting Network, do not like Rush. I've got a question for you.....have you been check out by your doctor recently, I think you might be suffering from AGS, Acute Gayness Syndrome? The syndrome manifests itself before the person knows that he is so gay. You should get checked stat.

May 14, 2013 at 7:50 p.m.
mosquito said...

All i can say is that I really hope that the President of the United States knew nothing of these current 'scandals' but if he did then I would expect some humility from a few on here..

Any one with any sense knows most of the top elephants are douches.....they just can't admit that for their side ...sad..

Was watching MSNBC for a minute yesterday and saw a commercial featuring the voice of Al Sharpton..In it he quotes from the Pledge of Allegiance and conveniently leaves out 'under God'............guess he's not a practicing reverend these days...

May 14, 2013 at 8:03 p.m.
Easy123 said...

mosquito,

"In it he quotes from the Pledge of Allegiance and conveniently leaves out 'under God'............guess he's not a practicing reverend these days..."

Or maybe he was quoting the original Pledge of Allegiance that doesn't alienate non-Christians. "Under God" wasn't added until 1954.

May 14, 2013 at 8:17 p.m.
mosquito said...

Is that what you believe he was quoting from?

May 14, 2013 at 8:28 p.m.
Maximus said...

Another news update on that buck tooth broad assed, lying dwarf Hillary Clinton from Bill O'Reilly's outstanding new book, "Keep It Pithy". Page 58, beneath a photo of the UTube video liar and I quote,"Note to Hillary Clinton. Why keep coming up with more government programs to give our tax money away, when you could teach us all how to make a fortune on our own? You invested $5,000 with Robert "Red" Bone, a commodities trader later under investigation for allegedly manipulating the market, and got back profits of $73,000 a few days later. Tell us your secret, Hil, and we might vote you senator for life!". Of course Bill wrote those comments while the skank was still a U.S. Senator, she had not yet said her famous David Axelrod written line....yelling it like the low life liar she is...."What difference does it make?" during the Benghazi hearings.

Yes, Bill's No Spin Zone covers Hillary Clinton well. A classic narcissist, with a cold, calculating, greedy, power crazed black heart. No wonder her husband Slick Willie only had one homely kid with her and stuck his cock in any woman that would comply and some who wouldn't. If I had to go home to that swollen cold hearted elf cheeked lesbian every night I might let Monica Lewinsky into the oral office to climb under my desk too, :))))

May 14, 2013 at 8:29 p.m.
limric said...

Aww rats, you beat me to it. Sneazy.

From 1892 or thereabouts:

"I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."

May 14, 2013 at 8:38 p.m.
Maximus said...

Easy123.... There is no irony. Jesus watched common criminals like Barry The Welfare Pimp Obama and Lying Skank Whore Hillary Clinton get stoned every day. My boy Rush is no criminal and neither was the woman in the Bible verse. Rush simply exposes the hypocrisy of the left. That is what makes his show, which I often listen to while on the road making large sums of money, both interesting and entertaining. Hillary and Barry Cetera are two of the top "social justice" hypocrites ever and they are laughing all the way to the bank while many, especially black American's suffer with high gas prices and unemployment. Of course I'm doing awesome and so are all of Barry and Hillary's elitist friends and crony capitalists. Did y'all see the stock market today? Boo yaaaaaaaa......stacking paper and adding commas to my bank accounts! Not so much for the idiots who thought Obama was their savior. Cheers y'all, gotta go work out.

May 14, 2013 at 8:43 p.m.
PlainTruth said...

If the most reverend Sharpton had said "under God", msnbc would have fired his formerly fat ass on the spot.

May 14, 2013 at 8:49 p.m.
lkeithlu said...

Flagged, Maxie. You are disgusting.

May 14, 2013 at 9:02 p.m.
Maximus said...

Easy....."doesn't alienate non- Christians" ....IN GOD WE TRUST. Even your life coach Obama says he is a Christian and I do believe the Ten Commandments hang in the U.S. Supreme Court. Get used to it punk ass, they are not going anywhere soon making you a fringe weirdo that needs to be watched by both the FBI and the IRS. Yep, the Ten Commandments and our national anthem......God shed his grace, er well Easy, not on you, but on thee....America, ONE NATION UNDER GOD! Easy, if you don't like it haul your weak, multi-cultural, old idea that has never worked Marxist ass due north and step right into that wonderful moronic utopia Canada. Enjoy the great college football up there in wacky tabacky country. Loser.

May 14, 2013 at 9:07 p.m.
lkeithlu said...

I do believe the Ten Commandments hang in the U.S. Supreme Court.

And you are wrong. So are you lying as a Christian or in spite of being a Christian?

May 14, 2013 at 9:17 p.m.
Maximus said...

Ike thanks but you have to admit that Hillary Clinton is a terrible representative of the I Am Woman NOW gang. At least Big Obama supporter Angelina Jolie has some new stripper boobs for Brad and others to play with. Brangalina...OMG....what a bogus publicity stunt. She and her husband have tanked several times at the box office and she makes suuuuuuuuch a saaaaaaaacrifice to bring awaaaaaaaareness to getting new fake stripper boobs. LOL and Hillary will rot in hell for lying about Benghazi. Karma has already kicked her ass and it will in 2016. Just run the video of Hillary's Benghazi funeral show speech.....Thank You Very Much! Ike facing up to the truth is almost as painful as facing up and meeting responsibilities to most liberals. The psychedelic wanta be 60's counter culture fantasy world of Hil and Barry is over. You better pull up anchor and flow downstream Ike, maybe to Cuba. Yea. There you would find your paradise and the barrel of an AK-47 pointed right at you.

May 14, 2013 at 9:20 p.m.
PlainTruth said...

Canada doesn't need EasyChet...they have plenty of Wikipediaist.

May 14, 2013 at 9:20 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Maximusty,

"There is no irony."

There is obliviousness.

"criminals like Barry The Welfare Pimp Obama and Lying Skank Whore Hillary Clinton"

Irony. See your statements on "those without sin".

"My boy Rush is no criminal and neither was the woman in the Bible verse."

Wrong and wrong.

"April 28, 2006, a warrant was issued for his arrest on the charge of doctor shopping. According to Teri Barbera, spokeswoman for the sheriff, during his arrest, Limbaugh was booked, photographed, and fingerprinted, but not handcuffed. He was then released after about an hour on $3,000 bail. After his surrender, he filed a "not guilty" plea to the charge. Prosecutors agreed to drop the charge if Limbaugh paid $30,000 to defray the cost of the investigation and completed an 18-month therapy regimen with his physician."

The apocryphal woman in the Bible was guilty of a crime according to Mosaic Law. Adultery was a crime punishable by death during that time.

May 14, 2013 at 9:23 p.m.
lkeithlu said...

Are your obscene and disgusting sexist and sexually inappropriate comments also part of your Christian values, Maxie?

If so, I expect your conservative Christian buddies to come to your defense now.

May 14, 2013 at 9:24 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Maximusty,

"I do believe the Ten Commandments hang in the U.S. Supreme Court."

Like Ikeithlu said, that's false.

"Get used to it punk ass, they are not going anywhere soon making you a fringe weirdo that needs to be watched by both the FBI and the IRS."

Sorry, punk ass, but your initial premise is wrong.

"and our national anthem.."

What about it? I've never heard a one singer of the Star Spangled Banner sing the last stanza of the song, which happens to be the only part of the song/poem that contains any mention of "God'

"Easy, if you don't like it haul your weak, multi-cultural, old idea that has never worked Marxist ass due north and step right into that wonderful moronic utopia Canada."

Irony. See your statements on "those without sin".

"Loser."

Irony. See your statements on "those without sin".

Would you like to try again, El Capitano Hypocrite?

May 14, 2013 at 9:30 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Maximoron,

"At least Big Obama supporter Angelina Jolie has some new stripper boobs for Brad and others to play with. Brangalina...OMG....what a bogus publicity stunt. She and her husband have tanked several times at the box office and she makes suuuuuuuuch a saaaaaaaacrifice to bring awaaaaaaaareness to getting new fake stripper boobs."

Jolie made the decision to have a double mastectomy (that means surgically removing the breast tissue) because she had a faulty gene that put her chances for breast cancer at around 90%. Her mother died of breast cancer.

Once again, you are a blithering idiot.

I'm sure you would likely do the same if your chance for testicular cancer was a sure thing, but I guess that would require you to actually have testicles in the first place.

May 14, 2013 at 9:34 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Plain_Jack_Dennis,

"Canada doesn't need EasyChet...they have plenty of Wikipediaist."

The United States has plenty of geriatric, mouth-breathing WingNut blowhards, but I don't see you going anywhere.

May 14, 2013 at 9:36 p.m.
mosquito said...

http://ffrf.org/faq/freethought/item/15139-did-you-know

Maximus minimus may have just had a stroke

May 14, 2013 at 9:44 p.m.
Maximus said...

Duh Easy, I knew the Angie story. Why I can't hang out with liberals....why so serious? You cynical, nerds are so boring and have no sense of humor what so ever. Yes Ike I am a man and like women with stripper boobs, so did Jesus. Admiring the beauty of women and commenting on what a sleazy, disgusting, skank of a whore Hillary Clinton is , is simply commenting on the truth. I do think the 10 Commandments do hang somewhere in the Supreme Court Building. Maybe Alprova can fact check that for us when he gets back from Sexual Predator Prison. I told y'all there was something menacing about the Toy Story Astronaut. Either that or the IRS captured him while watering his cacti. Lol. I have noticed that no one is rushing to the defense of Hillary Rodham.....que the video please........:(

May 14, 2013 at 9:49 p.m.
lkeithlu said...

You were caught in a lie, Maxie, and are incapable of admitting it. You are also guilty of making sexist and sexually inappropriate comments and you dismiss them as jokes. Family values? Christian values? Conservative values? Which ones?

May 14, 2013 at 9:52 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Maximusty,

"Duh Easy, I knew the Angie story."

No, no, you didn't.

"Why I can't hang out with liberals....why so serious?"

Why so stupid?

"You cynical, nerds are so boring and have no sense of humor what so ever."

Truly ironic.

"Yes Ike I am a man and like women with stripper boobs, so did Jesus."

I'm sure some people would consider that blasphemy on some level.

"Admiring the beauty of women and commenting on what a sleazy, disgusting, skank of a whore Hillary Clinton is , is simply commenting on the truth."

Irony. See your statements on "those without sin".

"I do think the 10 Commandments do hang somewhere in the Supreme Court Building."

You do think wrong.

"Maybe Alprova can fact check that for us when he gets back from Sexual Predator Prison."

I thought that was where you were posting from?

"I told y'all there was something menacing about the Toy Story Astronaut."

You know all about being an "astronaut", don't you?

May 14, 2013 at 9:55 p.m.
miraweb said...

Partially correct actually - four and a half commandments are visible in the arms of Moses in the lawgiver friezes. The Koran and Hammurabi are also there. On some of the doors there are panels with the numbers 1 - 10. Those panels refer to the Bill of Rights. The Bill of Rights emblem also appears in the lawgivers frieze.

And there is a basketball court above the courtroom.

I have a friend who clerked and gave me the tour.

May 14, 2013 at 9:55 p.m.
Maximus said...

Duh once again, and enough with the boring leftist "research". Of course our laws were not solely based on the ten commandments, Hillary basically murdered four Americans in Benghazi, not to mention another poor guy at the Rose Law Firm in Arkansas and got off Scott free by lying but I digress. Our Founding Fathers were clearly inspired by and included God in the writing of our Constitution, one of the greatest documents the world will ever know.

May 14, 2013 at 9:56 p.m.
miraweb said...

And I missed all my shots at the basket, to be clear.

May 14, 2013 at 9:58 p.m.
lkeithlu said...

Where are the source of your values, Maxie? What group considers lying, sexism and obscenity appropriate? Or are you a "church of one"?

May 14, 2013 at 10 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Maximoron,

"Duh once again, and enough with the boring leftist "research"."

How is it possible for someone to be as ignorant as you?

"Hillary basically murdered four Americans in Benghazi, not to mention another poor guy at the Rose Law Firm in Arkansas and got off Scott free by lying but I digress."

Your psychosis has been duly noted.

"Our Founding Fathers were clearly inspired by and included God in the writing of our Constitution, one of the greatest documents the world will ever know."

Is that why there isn't a single mention of "God" in the entire United States Constitution?

May 14, 2013 at 10 p.m.
miraweb said...

The phrase is "I was mistaken" not "duh - boring."

Give it a whirl sometime. It's rather refreshing.

May 14, 2013 at 10:02 p.m.
lkeithlu said...

Of course our laws were not solely based on the ten commandments,

Of course, seven of the ten commandments are not covered in our laws at all. In fact, our constitution forbids the government from make these commandments into law. Curious, and some insist we are a Christian nation. Pretty poor record, I'd say.

May 14, 2013 at 10:05 p.m.
PlainTruth said...

Easy Ilyich giving Wiki a workout tonite.

May 14, 2013 at 10:11 p.m.
PlainTruth said...

Obama's defense to his administration's scandals appears to be that he has nothing to do with the executive branch:

May 14, 2013 at 10:15 p.m.
lkeithlu said...

Plain Truth, you have information that shows Maxie correct and everyone else wrong? If so, let's have it; if not, you make yourself more of a fool and a liar with every post.

Obama's defense to his administration's scandals appears to be that he has nothing to do with the executive branch:

There's MSU and then there is this-gibberish. Which is it? Or would you like to explain just what the heck that meant?

May 14, 2013 at 10:16 p.m.
Maximus said...

Your psychosis is duly noted.....your nerdy lack of creativity is duly noted Easy. Im glad we all agree, Hillary Clinton is a disgusting skank whore liar destined to burn in hell. In God We Trust and the house of representatives and U. S. Senate will open tomorrow with a prayer to our Lord almighty. Again Ike, it's why you wear comfortable shoes and have trouble keeping a man........no sense of humor. A nerd on a boat. I'm out and it was funny about Angelina's stripper boobs. I know she has had a lot of work over the years and that her Tatas were already fake. Leave it to Angelina to leverage her boob job to revamp her image, you know most women hate her cause she broke up Brad and that Friends actress that struggles for relevance and a career. Now with the breast cancer awareness thing everyone including women will love love Angelina. Sounds like a P R move Hillary would make but you can't see her boobs due to all the blubber. Scary.

May 14, 2013 at 10:17 p.m.
lkeithlu said...

Jesus H Christ, Maxie, you are disgusting. Perpetually 12. Flagged.

May 14, 2013 at 10:21 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Plain_Jack_Dennis,

"Easy Ilyich giving Wiki a workout tonite."

I bet those prunes are giving your bowels a workout right now.

May 14, 2013 at 10:28 p.m.
Easy123 said...

Maximoron,

"Your psychosis is duly noted.....your nerdy lack of creativity is duly noted Easy."

You're just a big stupid ball of irony, aren't you?

May 14, 2013 at 10:29 p.m.
PlainTruth said...

Lu: not too sure I saavy that 10:16 one re Maxi.

May 14, 2013 at 10:41 p.m.
lkeithlu said...

What are you drinking tonight, PT? You are incoherent.

May 14, 2013 at 10:43 p.m.
Maximus said...

Come on Ike you did hate Angelina Joli before today, right? As a businessman I think Angelina's move is brilliant. It totally gets her back in good stead with the 55 to 30 year old female demographic. As for the Friends star who has never gotten over Brad, she's biting on nails.

How about the Obama IRS targeting the Rev. Billy Graham? You atheist seXular humanist Marxist hate the fact that American churches are tax exempt. THE RATS ARE JUMPING SHIP AND ARE EXPOSED! My advice to the Republicans.......bury them! Bring on the mid terms. The Democrats will lose at least 50 seats. Obama's voter registration immigration plan is over. La Raza, get lost amigos......Ha Ha. Meanwhile Hillary is reading Saul Elinsky. It won't do her any good. The wicked lying witch is dead! Ha ha!

May 14, 2013 at 10:49 p.m.
PlainTruth said...

sober as Carrie Nation.

May 14, 2013 at 10:49 p.m.
lkeithlu said...

THE RATS ARE JUMPING SHIP AND ARE EXPOSED

That is certainly true of churches. If you are a typical member is doesn't surprise me. If I weren't already a non-member looking at your posts would definitely convince me to flee.

Come on Ike you did hate Angelina Joli before today, right?

I know little about Jolie. Her history and life I know nothing about. I don't really follow much in celebrity-world.

May 14, 2013 at 10:52 p.m.
Maximus said...

What's that Friends actress name? Everybody thinks she is so hot, me, she's just average. Give me Nicole Kidman or Taylor Swift any day. Taylor gonna have to get nasty soon in order to keep the fans and the money flowing. Look for Taylor to do a rap video with Rick Ross soon. Any of the female newscasters on FOX ain't bad either. Meagan Kelly.........awesome. You could definitely take her home to Mama! Rachel Madow, Mama would vomit chunks. With Madow....no hope for a child! Now dats fuuuuuuunny!

May 14, 2013 at 10:58 p.m.
lkeithlu said...

I only recognize the name of Kidman. Your interests don't overlap mine at all, Enjoy your fantasy life. I'm done for the night.

May 14, 2013 at 11:02 p.m.
Maximus said...

Ike like I said a nerd in comfortable shoes. Let me guess you hit the scales at about 2 bills....200 lbs. and you love your day at Kroger with your Obama EBT card.

Was Alprova with the IRS? Ya fired! Lol! Maybe he went to visit Dr. Gosnell. Makes pervert sense.

May 14, 2013 at 11:03 p.m.
Jt6gR3hM said...

Easy123 said...

mosquito, - "In it he quotes from the Pledge of Allegiance and conveniently leaves out 'under God'............guess he's not a practicing reverend these days..."

Or maybe he was quoting the original Pledge of Allegiance that doesn't alienate non-Christians. "Under God" wasn't added until 1954.


There are some things to consider:

Maybe the Pledge of Allegiance like the Constitution is a living entity and changes with the whims of the majority population with the approval of the SCOTUS for both or the SCOTUS and the amendment process for only the Constitution of course.

Maybe both could be considered as unchangeable and we should only abide by the original.

I guess I’m cool with either one.

How about you guys?

May 14, 2013 at 11:03 p.m.
Maximus said...

Ike u can only live off the grid for so long. Obamer and the IRS will find you, beware........

May 14, 2013 at 11:05 p.m.
Maximus said...

The Constitution is not a living document you idiot. Come on you are better than that. Gotta hit the hay. Dems will lose 50 seats come the Mid Terms. Life is good and I'm making a killing on the stock market. Invest in defense, security, and gun stocks. $$$$$$$$$$$$$:). Obama, ya fired pimp!

May 14, 2013 at 11:09 p.m.
Jt6gR3hM said...

lkeithlu said...

I do believe the Ten Commandments hang in the U.S. Supreme Court. And you are wrong. So are you lying as a Christian or in spite of being a Christian?


The term “hang” is suspect but there is this:

http://www.law.com/jsp/nlj/PubArticleNLJ.jsp?id=900005424448&slreturn=20130414231138

During a Supreme Court session last fall, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor was spotted looking toward the soaring ceiling of the Court chamber, her eyes roaming the sculpted marble friezes on the upper walls. ….it appeared that O'Connor was searching the walls for the Court's very own Ten Commandment display: Hebrew-inscribed tablets held by Moses, one of a series of historical figures who look down on the justices.

Numerous briefs in the case refer to it, usually to make the point that the challenged Ten Commandment displays cannot possibly be unconstitutional if the Court itself has tolerated one in its own chamber since the building opened 70 years ago. The tablets, according to Liberty Counsel lawyer Mathew Staver, who will argue today, represent "the only written words inside this chamber."

Earlier this year a Court official wrote Segol, "It is clear that the sculptor intended for the tablet to represent the entire text of the Ten Commandments."

The Court knows well the powerful symbolism of Weinman's friezes. In 1997, Muslim groups asked the Court to remove from a frieze opposite Moses the sculpted image of the prophet Mohammed — offensive to Muslims because depictions of the prophet are prohibited. When the Court declined, protests erupted throughout the Muslim world.

May 14, 2013 at 11:21 p.m.
Jt6gR3hM said...

Maximus said...

The Constitution is not a living document you idiot.


You better not be referring to me as, so far, we have no beef against each other.

"If you get crosswise of me you'll think a ton of brick had fell on you!" - Rooster Cogburn

"Back off with that "idiot" crap ... boy" - Jt

May 14, 2013 at 11:28 p.m.
Maximus said...

Jt you bore me. Dems are going down hard. It's gonna be a great Summer! Got golf tomorrow gonna win some green and have a nice cigar. Good night losers.

May 14, 2013 at 11:52 p.m.
lkeithlu said...

Maxie is as much a country club-gated community-rich business owner as I am a 200 lb dyke in love with Albright. But I do love comfortable shoes. Wore some to the bottom of Grand Canyon and back.

May 15, 2013 at 7:25 a.m.
chet123 said...

THE IRS WAS CORRECT IN GROUPING THE TEA-PARTY(WHO REALLY THE REPUBLICAN PARTY).....

May 17, 2013 at 11:33 a.m.
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