With the exploding IRS scandal growing daily, it’s hard to keep up. But let me cover one aspect previously revealed, but not looked at in detail. Consider the 55 questions asked of the Richmond Tea Party — questions that doubtless were sent to most of the Tea Party applicants. And remember — as insanely comprehensive and potentially criminally dangerous as these “on penalty of perjury” questions are, they are not the ONLY questions asked. There were other batches of such queries demanded by the IRS. Below is a link to just two IRS questionnaires that were sent to the Richmond group.
The IRS goal was clear — the purpose was todeterTea Party groups from being active (let alone effective) in the 2012 election cycle — especially considering their success in the 2010 elections. For 27 months, apparently the IRS did not approve a singly Tea Party nonprofit application — while often routinely approving left of center groups’ applications.
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