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Full Panic Mode: Senators McCaskill, Durbin Call IRS ‘Un-American’

Via St. Louis Beacon:

Two Democratic U.S. senators condemned the Internal Revenue Service’s targeting of conservative groups for stricter review as “un-American” and “absolutely unacceptable.”

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill added that high-ranking IRS officials should be fired if they knew what was happening.

Late last week, the Internal Revenue Service acknowledged tougher scrutiny of conservative groups applying for nonprofit status. IRS official Lois Lerner told reporters last Friday that dozens upon dozens of groups were singled out because they had “tea party” or “patriot” in their names. Further reports indicate the practice went back to 2011.

After a ceremony honoring federal law enforcement officials at the Eagleton Federal Court House, both McCaskill, D-Mo., and Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, issued strong condemnations of the agency’s actions. Durbin told reporters, “It is absolutely unacceptable to single out any political group — right, left or center — and say we’re going to target them.

“That is unthinkable,” Durbin said. . .


Too late, Dems: Your "Titanic" has already hit the iceberg. - Greg Pollowitz

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