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New IRS Chief: Um, that tea party thingy? It was broader and lasted longer than reported

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service's screening of groups seeking tax-exempt status was broader and lasted longer than has been previously disclosed, the new head of the agency said Monday.

In a conference call with reporters, Danny Werfel said that after becoming acting IRS chief last month, he discovered wide-ranging and improper terms on lists screeners were still using to choose groups for careful examinations. He did not specify what terms were on the lists, but said he suspended the use of all such lists immediately.

"There was a wide-ranging set of categories and cases that spanned a broad spectrum" on the lists, Werfel said. He added that his aides found those lists contained "inappropriate criteria that was in use."

Werfel's comments suggest the IRS may have been targeting groups other than tea party and other conservative organizations for tough examinations to see if they qualify. The agency has been under fire since last month for targeting those groups.

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I'm surprised to not see this get more attention

I was about to post it myself.

"Hence, naturally enough, my symbol for Hell is something like the bureaucracy of a police state or the office of a thoroughly nasty business concern." ~~C.S. Lewis
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Yes much bigger, back to the beginning.

The Agency was created in 1862, by Lincoln, to institute a heavy progressive income tax targeted at dissidents who opposed the invasion, conquest and looting of the Southern States.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internal_Revenue_Service

The whole thing should be abolished as an organization the steals from the poor and gives to the rich and employed.

Free includes debt-free!