Carol Platt Liebau
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It's all about the priorities, isn't it.

While the IRS was busy harassing law-abiding taxpayers -- whose only "crime" was seeking to set up nonprofit groups that might be hostile to the administration -- it was overlooking other matters: In particular, the fact that it was paying out billions in bogus claims for the Earned Income Tax Credit. That's $13.6 billion, in fact, just last year.

When an agency is busy preying on the people it is supposed to be serving, I guess it's no surprise that it ends up paying people it shouldn't be.

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Carol Platt Liebau

Carol Platt Liebau is an attorney, political commentator and guest radio talk show host based near New York. Learn more about her new book, "Prude: How the Sex-Obsessed Culture Hurts Young Women (and America, Too!)" here.