If you are looking for politically correct stuff for the right or left wing, stop reading. This will be offensive to you. Frankly, it’s offensive to me; and I have made a career out of defending the indefensible in pursuit of breathing life into the Bill of Rights, protecting things like free speech.
When the Internal Revenue Service goes after innocent people, it costs us all. When innocent people try to work with the government, their lives get destroyed. The stories of one Joe and five Jimmies show how much it costs when the government gets greedy.
“IRS Spent $50 Million On Staff Conferences,” “IRS Spent $4.1 Million On One Conference, Audit Finds” and “IRS Officials Face Grilling Over Lavish Spending”: So read the headlines. After I read these articles, I found myself in an audit with a client who, ironically, is being questioned about travel expenses.
The IRS/Tea Party Scandal doesn’t hold a candle to the size and scope of IRS abuses… So, it sheds no light on anything. Let’s boil this scandal down to simple words; words like “Tea Party” and “Patriot” and “Constitutional”; words that when used in paperwork to become tax exempt organizations, keep the people filing from being treated fairly.