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No Less Than a Special Counsel

James92 Wrote: May 18, 2013 11:25 AM
I've been calling the IRS the Financial Gestopo of the U.S. for years. I've been audited once but won the battle. I wonder now, was it because I vote conservative?

When you get right down to it, the political targeting and stalling of tax-exempt applications by the IRS was an effort to defund the Tea Party. Rick Santelli, one of the Tea Party founders and my CNBC colleague, was the first to make this point. I’ve taken it a step further: The IRS was taking the Tea Party out of play for the 2012 election, as it looked to avoid a repeat of 2010 and another Tea Party landslide.
 
There are a lot of numbers out there. Some say Tea Party applications...