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    IRS apologizes to groups with "Tea Party" or "patriots" in their titles for overzealous audits of their applications for tax-exempt status

    The Internal Revenue Service apologized to Tea Party groups and other conservative organizations on Friday for what it now says were overzealous audits of their applications for tax-exempt status.
    Lois Lerner, the director of the I.R.S. division that oversees tax-exempt groups, acknowledged that the agency had singled out nonprofit applicants with the terms “Tea Party” or “patriots” in their titles in an effort to respond to a surge in applications for tax-exempt status between 2010 and 2012.She insisted that the move was not driven by politics, but she added, “We made some mistakes; some people didn’t use good judgment.”“For that we’re apologetic,” she told reporters on a conference call.
    http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/11/us...dits.html?_r=0

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    Just shows how much govt is trying to limit our freedom
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    Where is the outrage in the press? If this were a conservative regime doing this to something like the ACLU, it'd be on every news outlet in the country.
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    This sounds like a BS, ass-covering apology.
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    Nothing like the abuse of power. It happens no matter what party is in charge. This is nothing but spin because they got caught. Pricks. I so despise political jockeying.

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