Wayne Allyn Root says he has the smoking gun in the IRS Scandal

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    http://personalliberty.com/2014/03/06/i-have-the-smoking-gun-in-the-irs-scandal/

    from the article:

    Smoking Gun No. 1
    Unlike any other IRS targets, I was Obama’s classmate at Columbia University. And I never hesitated to express my theories about Obama’s scandals at Columbia. My commentaries and theories were widely covered by conservative media like Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck, Mike Huckabee, Bill Cunningham and even Geraldo Rivera.

    I’ll leave it for you to decide, but is it possible that my criticisms of the President hit too close to home. And as his college classmate appeared all over the media hitting him hard, he noticed. I got under his skin. And Obama or his top aides (see Valerie Jarrett or David Axelrod) ordered the IRS to make my life miserable. I think it’s not only possible, I think it’s probable.

    Don’t forget; this Obama socialist cabal plays by Chicago rules of dirty assignation politics. Also never forget they sent the IRS to attack a stage 4 terminal cancer patient who appeared once on FOX News to criticize the President. I made thousands of appearances in the media, including dozens per year at FOX News.

    Regardless of how you feel about my criticisms of the President, even if you hate me and even if you think all of my opinions are wrong, a President can’t order the IRS to target a citizen for his political beliefs. If either Obama or his top aides gave the orders, a crime was committed. Nixon’s Articles of Impeachment make that clear.
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    He seems to conflate "smoking gun" with "random theories, assertions or ideas that people I talk to agree with."
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    The second of Richard Nixon’s Articles of Impeachment was for the crime of using the IRS to punish his political opponents. Don’t look now, but we’ve got another Nixon in the White House. The difference is that Obama’s IRS scandal makes Nixon look like a minor league rookie



    The result of all of this nonstop media exposure? An unprecedented IRS attack starting in January 2011. This IRS attack was so overzealous and out of bounds, I was forced to hire one of the Nation’s top tax law firms. My legal team took the case to tax court, where we won a complete victory. Five days later, the IRS announced a new tax audit. I’m not a billionaire or a wheeling, dealing hedge fund CEO. I’m just a small businessman, but someone in the Obama Administration thought I needed to be silenced.

    Multiple legal and tax experts confirmed they had never heard of an American taxpayer being attacked by the IRS in such a manner only five days after winning in tax court. Furthermore, they all agreed this could happen only if I was on Obama’s “enemies list.”

    The attack was chilling, intimidating and very expensive. It was meant to bleed me dry and teach me a lesson: If you dare to criticize Obama, get ready to lose everything.



    Since then, Judicial Watch, the leading government watchdog organization in the country, jumped on board my case. Judicial Watch agreed my case looked suspiciously like a classic case of IRS persecution and intimidation ordered by highest levels of government. It partnered with me to find out the truth, including whether the IRS trail leads directly to the Obama White House.

    Judicial Watch requested all files, records, correspondence, phone calls, etc. relating to my case on Aug. 7, pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act.

    By law, the IRS had 30 days to comply. That was well more than half a year ago. It’s been more than half a year of silence.

    The IRS is refusing to cooperate with the law of the United States of America.

    Why would the IRS risk breaking the law rather than releasing my files? Something smells rotten in D.C.
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    Judicial Watch is for right wing nut jobs.

    Pure fact free allegations, as usual.
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    Maybe he can stand in line behind Donald Trump with his blockbuster news about Obama's birth certificate. Or Breitbart's blockbuster video of Obama hugging a professor at Harvard.
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    Yeah, I find Root both clever and entertaining, but I need to drop a Mandy Patinkin "I dona think it means what you think it means" on his use of the term smoking gun.
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    Another difference is that Nixon had the grace and remaining respect for the office to resign when his hubris caught up with him. I remember when they were promoting the film "Frost/Nixon", they always came back to that moment of Michael Sheen's Frost reacting with smiling disbelief ("I'm sorry?") to Nixon saying that when the President does it, it's not illegal.

    If Obama had given that interview and that answer, we'd have Chris Matthews saying "finally! A President who gets it!" Wolf Blitzer would chastise whatever interviewer had the nerve to act like Obama had said anything controversial, etc.
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    Impeachment never seemed so real, but the IRS hacks will take it up the a$$ before they give up Obama.
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    right. he should resign or be impeached. because that's always what should happen when the other party wins ...
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    FTFY
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    unfortunately true.
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    Wow, michi, You sure you're feeling alright? :D
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    I don't really get why it's just so absurd to think Obama would do this - others have done it before, like Nixon mentioned earlier. I'm not saying he has or hasn't used the IRS for nefarious purposes - I really don't know, but let's not act like it's just something that could or would never happen. It has happened and in all likelihood will happen again - what's so nuts about at least discussing the possibility of it?
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    Because it's the reason to impeach of the week. You guys are like the boy who cried wolf when it comes to impeaching Obama.
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    Obama will be discussing this after his discussion re Income Inequality down at Ocean Reef Club this weekend. Both discussions will be if there is time following 36 holes/day followed by a massage and some aromatherapy.
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    and because we don't know if he's done anything we should assume what?
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    Who is acting like it could never happen?
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    Liberals, generally, on this board and in this thread. If someone even brings it up it's like it's off-topic or forbidden.
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    Which ones are acting like it could never happen?

    Dismissing this as unfounded after all this time is about their not being one scintilla of evidence linking it to Obama. Not to mention that this isn't only about the Tea Party, is it? There's evidence that liberal groups were selected for further scrutiny as well but how much do we hear about that?
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    can you point out a few of them? thanks

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