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Human Events: More IRS Abuses of Power Against Conservative Groups (Including NOM)

 

Shout-out to John Hayward of Human Events for including NOM's longstanding complaint along with other alleged IRS abuses:

Agent Smith"...The National Organization for Marriage, a prominent group that holds the opinion Obama used to agree with, has a long-standing complaint about confidential tax information somehow finding its way into the hands of the Human Rights Campaign, a group that supports Obama’s new position… and is headed by the co-chair of the Obama 2012 campaign.  NOM renewed its calls for justice when the IRS scandal exploded."

3 Comments

  1. Publius
    Posted May 14, 2013 at 9:04 pm | Permalink

    Richard Nixon must be smiling. The great danger is not to NOM or to marriage. It is to honest and law abiding government. A few quotes come to mind.

    The power to tax is the power to destroy.
    --Daniel Webster and John Marshall

    Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
    --John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton, first Baron Acton

    A Republic, if you can keep it.
    --Benjamin Franklin

  2. Robert
    Posted May 14, 2013 at 9:22 pm | Permalink

    Publius, not getting tax-exempt status from the IRS is not the same as getting taxed. That NOM wants to conduct political machinations and get a tax break (that is, get subsidized by the tax payers, most of whom dislike NOM and what it stands for) is asking a bit much, don't you think?

    NOM was not "abused" by the IRS. That is a lie. NOM has its tax-exempt status and what does the US taxpayer get as thanks? A hate-mongering, money-laundering organization in violation of Maine election law!

  3. Randy E King
    Posted May 15, 2013 at 8:05 am | Permalink

    Robert,

    You are a lie!

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