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UPDATE: Senate Dems Block Paul’s Resolution Condemning IRS

I either have the world's worst search engine, or this is indeed being ignored by MSM.

Sen. Paul says Dems blocking his IRS resolution
The Hill's Pete Kasperowicz - 05/15/13 04:33 PM ET

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said Wednesday that Senate Democrats are blocking his resolution that calls on officials involved in the IRS scandal to be fired.

"This resolution is not about Republican vs. Democrat or conservative vs. liberal," Paul said. "It is about arrogant and unrestrained government vs. the rule of law. The First Amendment cannot and should not be renegotiated depending on which party holds power."

"Each senator took an oath to uphold and defend the Constitution, yet Senate Democrats chose to block my resolution and thus refused to condemn the IRS for trampling on our First Amendment rights," Paul added. "I am incredibly disappointed in Washington's party politics and I am determined to hold the IRS accountable for these unjust acts." [...]


The "PJ Tatler" article gives two other new bill proposals by other congressmen -- which is Congresses way of telling us they have no intention of enforcing the laws already on the books.

Other bills introduced in reaction to the IRS scandal this week are the Taxpayer Nondiscrimination & Protection Act of 2013, a bill introduced by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) that would add criminal penalties for IRS employees who target political organizations, and the Project Against Ideology-Based Targeting Act, introduced by Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), that would prohibit the IRS from targeting organizations based on ideology. [...]


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