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Rogue IRS Shamefully Targets Nation’s Veterans

Rogue IRS Shamefully Targets Nation’s Veterans

Posted 08/26/2013 07:01 PM ET

Scandals: One of the nation's largest veterans groups is being required to provide proof of membership eligibility. Posts that can't or won't comply face heavy fines. Your government thanks you for your service.

The IRS scandal, which President Obama says is "phony," along with the body-bag scandals of Benghazi and Fast and Furious, was once the object of faux presidential scorn. When the president announced acting Commissioner Steven Miller had resigned over his agency's "inexcusable" targeting of Tea Party and other conservative groups who had applied for tax-exempt status, he feigned concern.

"I reviewed the Treasury Department watchdog's report and the misconduct that it uncovered is inexcusable," Obama said. "Americans have a right to be angry about it, and I'm angry about it."

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"Support our Troops" is an order for us plebes.

Between the IRS and police the goal seems to be elimination of veterans and possible oathkeepers who threaten the thugs.

Free includes debt-free!

the solution is to not give groups special rights!

There is no reason why political groups or veteran groups should be tax exempt when other groups are not. Either everyone pays taxes or everyone doesn't. Either would eliminate a lot of overhead.