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A Familiar Pattern at the IRS

One of the hallmarks of the American identity is the belief that the American people can trust our government to be fair and honest. To undermine this legitimacy would be the death knell of this republic. The weaponization of any portion of our government for an ideology and the use of taxpayer money of meet an agenda is unacceptable to the people of this country.
Under Obama the weight of the various agencies were brought to bear on an unsuspecting populous through the progressive socialists within the government and with the full imprimatur of the Obama administration. From Fast and Furious to the IRS and even up to today we are still cleaning up after the damage the Obama left behind.
My intent today is to focus on the IRS and what the Obama administration did with that agency to do lasting damage to this country by suppressing the conservative Tea Party movement. As a political movement the Tea Party was harassed for many years, and even to this day there are many Tea Party organizations that still have not received the non-profit status that they were requesting.
The major player in the IRS fiasco was and remains Lois Lerner. It has been proven that there were contacts with Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings and Democratic Senator Sheldon Whitehouse about the True the Vote organization.
Cummings staffers first contacted the IRS about True the Vote was in August 2012, asking for information on the Organization and Ms. Engelbrecht. In January 2013 Cummings staff requested further information about the organization from the IRS. Lerner and Deputy Holly Paz went out of their way to obtain as much information as they could which was then sent to Rep. Cummings and was then hidden from the Majority of members of the Oversight Committee. At the end of January Deputy Director of the tax exempt division Holly Paz sent True the Vote’s 990 forms to Cummings staff, a clear violation of federal law. During this entire time Rep. Cummings denied any contact with the IRS . In fact during the time that Ms. Engelbrecht testified before a Subcommittee hearing on this matter which occurred on February sixth 2014, Rep. Cummings used all the black victim rage he could muster to vehemently denounce this woman and deny and contact or coordination with the IRS against True the Vote.
The purposes of these discussions were to discuss the criminal prosecution of conservative c4s who report they are not involved in any political activity and how to go about proving that they were. It was discussed how just one IRS prosecution would impact these groups of conservative Tea Party members and stifle the work they were doing
This line of reasoning moved further up the chain to the Department of Justice led by Eric Holder,( the only Attorney General ever found in Contempt of Congress), before being shut down. Including the DOJ in going after these targeted groups would assure great difficulty in obtaining the documents needed to set the timeline for the illegal activities including the coordination and improper sharing of the taxpayer information connected to the Tea Party groups involved.
Lerner was more than happy to discuss hiding all facets of this illegal activity and even went as far as giving an interview to Politico to tell her lies to the American public and attempt to place herself as the victim. The only group she refused to explain these actions to was the Oversight Committee, the only group whose only purpose is the root out the illegal activities and prosecute those who break the law. Asking for members’ lists, what books they read, the text of prayers and where they and their members go to church are outside the purview of investigation for c4 applications. Lerner and her equally culpable replacement John Koskinen actually told the House ways and Means committee that
“Whenever we can, we follow the law”.
Under Obama, anything was possible and breaking the law was just something to ignore. It was our President who prejudged the investigation that took place over four years and declared there was not a “smidgen of corruption” when he fully knew the facts were pointing to jail time for IRS officials.
Those who worked in the IRS, including Lois Lerner, Holly Paz and later. John Koskinen were knee deep in a criminal enterprise whose only purpose was to harass intimidate, attempt tp criminalize and bankrupt those who political ideology was different from the progressive socialist line. The basic premise was that they could use their public positions in the government to shut down those with opposing views. The bureaucrats in Washington were allowed to use the budget and power of the federal government to target free speech an abuse of power that went far beyond anything that Richard Nixon ever contemplated and these thugs should be held accountable.
A recent settlement of $3.5 million in a class action lawsuit does not go far enough. Lerner and the rest if the swamp at the IRS need to be held accountable. While the taxpayers are paying for the misdeeds of the Lerner IRS, she is now retired with a full government pension provided by the taxpayers.
And now Lois Lerner and Holly Paz have requested that the sworn depositions that they were forced to give be sealed because they are afraid that harm may come to them from the American Public if it were to be made public. But if they did nothing wrong why should the public not be able have those depositions made available. Is it because the actions they took to humiliate and damage others with whom that have a political disagreement were illegal?
The largest miscarriage of justice in this whole debacle was the DOJ, who worked in collusion with the IRS in this whole matter, decided not to prosecute. And although Lois Lerner intentionally misled both federal investigators and the American public about what transpired, the DOJ claimed that they couldn’t prosecute because here was no Intent. Sound familiar?

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4064458348?profile=original                                 TRUMP DOJ LETS SWAMP THING LOIS LERNER SKATE




                                                                       Daniel John Sobieski


Critics may be forgiven for doubting the seriousness of President Trump’s promise to “drain the swamp” in light of his Department of Justice’s decision to give one of D.C.’s swamp things a get out of jail free and not charge former IRS official Lois Lerner in the Tea Party targeting scandal:

The Trump administration has no plans to charge former IRS official Lois Lerner over her role in the Tea Party targeting scandal, the Justice Department said Friday in response to calls by Republican lawmakers to revisit the case.

In a letter to the lawmakers, the Justice Department said that "reopening the criminal investigation would not be appropriate based on the available evidence."

This past April, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, and Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Ill., had asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions to take a "fresh look" at the case. 

Despite numerous hearings and inquiries into the tough treatment of conservative groups by the tax agency during the 2010 and 2012 elections, the Obama Justice Department had announced in 2015 that no one at the IRS would be prosecuted. They said at the time that investigators had "found no evidence that any IRS official acted based on political, discriminatory, corrupt or other inappropriate motives that would support a criminal prosecution.".

The Republicans who requested a fresh look at the case were disappointed in the Trump DOJ's response.

"This is a terrible decision," Brady said. "It sends the message that the same legal, ethical, and constitutional standards we all live by do not apply to Washington political appointees."…

Brady said appointees "will now have the green light to target Americans for their political beliefs and mislead investigators without ever being held accountable for their lawlessness."

Based on the available evidence Lois Lerner should have been measured for an orange jump suit a long time ago.  Lerner was a key participant in the scheme to turn the most feared and powerful agency of the federal government, the IRS, into a political weapon and campaign arm of the Obama administration. If nothing else, Lois Lerner should be prosecuted for contempt of Congress for her semi-testimony regarding her own missing emails and smashed hard drives. As Investors Business Daily editorialized in April of 2015:

After pleading her innocence at that 2013 hearing, Lerner went on to invoke her Fifth Amendment right to remain silent. This raised the question of whether the Constitution let her remain silent after she was not silent and pleaded her case.

The House decided that no, it doesn't. In May of last year it voted to hold her in contempt of Congress. The Ways and Means Committee went so far as to send the Justice Department a criminal referral with potential charges that could have meant 11 years in jail.

Lerner waived her rights not only when she pleaded her innocence before Congress, but also when she shared with DOJ information she was withholding from Congress.

Hans Von Spakovsky, senior legal fellow at the Heritage Foundation, says government officials can't pick and choose when and where they invoke their Fifth Amendment rights. They can't legally give information to the DOJ that they withhold from Congress.

When Lerner gave a lengthy interview to the government, she waived the Fifth. There's no doubt about it," says Von Spakovsky. "The law is crystal clear here in the District of Columbia."

Certainly the actions Lerner was covering up with the help of others like the current head of the IRS, John Koskinen, warrant prosecution. Her deliberate and orchestrated targeting of political opponents like the Tea Party for daring to oppose the Obama administration’s implementation of ObamaCare is more worthy of dictatorships like Venezuela than democracies like the United States. In defending her curious 2013 non-testimony in Politico, Lerner asked us to feel sorry for her and not her intended political victims:

As when she cooperated with the Justice Department but not Congress, Lerner's record-setting assault on the truth continued in Politico with her tale of woe. Still insisting she did nothing wrong, she feels she has to tell her side of the story. She just won't tell it to Congress and the American people under oath.

Lerner fails to appreciate the irony of invoking her right against self-incrimination while trampling on the rights of others. It was her IRS that demanded to know from Tea Party members what books they read and the text of their prayers.

Frankly, we are more inclined to feel sorry for the likes of Becky Gerritson of the Wetumpka, Ala., Tea Party. Along with other IRS targets, she gave Lerner and the rest of the Obama administration a well-needed civics lesson in her congressional testimony.

"In Wetumpka," she said, "we are patriotic Americans; we peacefully assemble; we petition our government; we exercise our right to free speech. We don't understand why the government tried to stop us."

Though she sought and received the protection of the Fifth Amendment, Lerner tried to strip from the Tea Party and other conservative groups the protection of the First Amendment. If she needs a shoulder to cry on, we might advise her to call Catherine Engelbrecht of True the Vote, an organization dedicated to clean elections without vote fraud. Engelbrecht couldn't invoke the Fifth or refuse to answer questions when Washington came down on her….

Before July 2010, when Engelbrecht filed with Lerner's IRS seeking tax-exempt status for her group, she and her family had no contact with any government agency of any kind. But after her filing, she was buried by an alphabet soup of government harassers, from the IRS to the ATF and OSHA.

"This is what the beginning of tyranny looks like," she told

Indeed it is. Along with mystery of why Lois Lerner is not already in prison is the mystery of why IRS Chief John  Koskinen isn’t as well for participating in the cover-up involving destruction or records and emails, conveniently destroyed hard drives and withholding evidence from Congress. An impeachment resolution, introduced by .House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Rep. James Jordan (R-OH) and 18 other committee members, accuses Koskinen of making false statements under oath, failing to comply with a subpoena, and failing to notify Congress that key evidence was missing or destroyed. As they explained it to Fox News’ Sean Hannity:

"The heart of this concern is that they had in their possession documents that were under subpoena and they destroyed those," Chaffetz said. "Imagine, Sean, if the IRS had asked you for those documents and you said, 'Well, I had them, but I went ahead and destroyed them.' What would happen to you?"

Likely we would be incarcerated and not just impeached.  As the Washington Times notes, Koskinen is knee-deep in the IRS corruption and itse cover-up:

Among the specific charges leveled by Mr. Chaffetz and 18 of his fellow Republicans on the committee were that Mr. Koskinen, appointed by President Obama in December 2013 after the targeting scandal broke, misled Congress when he said he had turned over all of former IRS senior executive Lois G. Lerner’s emails and that he oversaw destruction of evidence when his agency got rid of backup tapes that contained the emails.

Lying to Congress and destruction of evidence under subpoena are federal crimes, and that includes the arrogeant Mr. Koskinen, who is just one example of being an Obama donor can get you a good job with the administration. As

Investor’s Business Daily noted:

Certainly it might be argued that Koskinen's current position is owed to four decades of being a prodigious Democratic donor.

Koskinen has contributed to every Democratic presidential candidate since 1980, including $2,300 to Obama in 2008, and $5,000 to Obama in 2012.

Of course, being an Obama donor with a government job in and of itself is not a crime, but how Koskinen has used that job is positively criminal. Koskinen once confessed before Congress that obeying the law was a difficult task for him and Lerner:

Whenever we can, we follow the law," IRS chief John Koskinen recently told the House Ways and Committee in a Freudian slip of the truth that says it all.

It is worth noting that one of the charges in the impeachment of Richard Nixon in the Watergate scandal was just considering the use of the IRS for political purposes. People went to jail in Watergate for participating in and covering up a crime. So to should John Koskinen, along with Lois Lerner.

How can you drain the swamp and let the lizards slither away>.





          Daniel John Sobieski is a free lance writer whose pieces have appeared in Investor’s Business Daily, Human Events, Reason Magazine and the Chicago Sun-Times among other publications.               

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The contentious Presidential campaign is winding down.  Donald Trump has declined to release his tax returns citing pending IRS audits.  Hillary believes Donald is hiding some deep dark secrets that could be a game changer.  Randall Sorensen, CPA, did some fact checking to bring some much needed clarity to next week’s election.  

The New York Times reported that Donald Trump may have avoided paying taxes for 18 years at first glance is shocking. However, if Mr. Trump hadn’t deducted $916 million in losses on his personal return then it’s likely the losses would have been utilized by his corporate entities.  According to the CCH 1996 U.S. Master Guide, the maximum personal tax rate was between 36% & 40% versus a maximum corporate tax rate was between 35% & 39%.  Stated another way, the net tax benefit recognized by Trump or a Trump entity would have been approximately $9 million ($916 million x 1%). To put this in perspective, this represents the same amount Bill Clinton was paid for 60 speeches in 2002 as reported to the Senate.

 I then reviewed something that everyone can relate to…..  cleaning our houses.  According to their 2003/04 Federal Tax Returns, Hillary and Bill listed home office cleaning expenses totaling $147,000 for 2003 and $109,000 for 2004. Not a game changer but worthy of discussing around the water cooler.

The next item could actually have implications on national security. On the 2002 Federal Tax Return, Bill listed depreciation on a barn that he had converted to an office at a cost of $147,500. The total amount of depreciation deducted by the Clinton’s for the barn was $10,240 between 2002 and 2015. In the previous year, the Clinton Foundation was gifted two servers valued at $62,500 each.

The Wall Street Journal reported that Bill Clinton sent only 2 emails during his presidency and didn’t own a blackberry.  The 2001 Clinton tax return showed that Hillary purchased a new computer for $2,100.      

If we were treating servers like cars, this would be like comparing a small compact to a Ferrari.  No one would fault Hillary for opting to use the latest and greatest technology unless at the time she was Secretary of State. I believe both the FBI and voters would want to know if Hillary ever sent emails utilizing the Clinton Foundation server.  Further, did one of the Clinton Foundation servers ever reside in the barn?  Last, what type of security measures were in place to safeguard any and all information and documents being stored in the office in the barn? 

The upcoming Presidential election has become a scary proposition to many Americans. What should be even scarier to both Republicans and Democrats is the fact that the IRS and U.S. Government have risked exposing as many as 45 million Americans to identity theft. The IRS is either too proud or dysfunctional to accept help being offered by the private sector.  Regardless of which candidate wins next Tuesday, if complying with the Federal tax code compromises a taxpayer’s privacy, then it’s time for the President-elect to explore a national sales tax and permanently retire the IRS.  

Randall Sorensen, CPA has been practicing accounting for over 30 years and has specialized in forensic accounting for  25 years. Randall Sorensen’s accounting practice is located in Phoenix, Arizona.

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For my adult years, I have considered myself an informed person. I have never claimed perfection nor do I believe I am the smartest person around. Indeed there are those who are far more intelligent than I am.

I own and have built websites. I know how to work several systems on my computer. I am not a computer whiz but I’m better than some and worse than others. I have had a computer crash on me and knew all was not lost because my hard-drive was still intact.

No one really likes the IRS but we have tolerated them as a part of our lives. One email getting lost can cause concern but thousands of emails being ‘lost’ is be unheard of. A big organization, such as the IRS, would have back-up systems. I have a back-up system. It’s not unusual to have one and it was not difficult to install.


Lois Lerner said she deleted emails, then recycled her hard-drive? Who does that unless they are hiding something? Lois Lerner was never held accountable.

How does the 4064229876?profile=originalgovernment and its associates believe that they can just tell the people and investigative committees that they deleted emails? Are there still people out there without basic knowledge of this? Okay, maybe a few who do not understand that an organization as big as the Internal Revenue Service cannot just delete emails without a back-up system or hard-drive to retrieve them. This would be illegal, in my opinion.


A House committee voted on Wednesday to censure IRS Commissioner John Koskinem. They said he failed to provide information demanded by Congress and lied under oath. Allegations were made the IRS targeted tea party groups that had applied for tax-exempt status.

In this country, destroying potential damaging evidence is an illegal act. No one is being punished but I suppose someone will get thrown under the bus and then probably receive a bonus of sorts while they fade into oblivion.

For this country to have fallen into such depraved government who allow lawlessness to exist while the people of this nation are prosecuted in a court of law, if they are part of a crime, disgusts me.


Daveda Gruber

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Tactics to deal with IRS

I understand that some Tea Party organizations are still having trouble getting the proper tax exempt status.  If that is the case, I would suggest that we handle it the way the Scientologists handled the IRS. The group that's having trouble could post the info to the rest of us, nationally.  We could all join that group and then individually sue a specific member of the IRS.  Reportedly, this tactic worked for the Scientologists.

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The IRS and the FFRF vs. the Church

The IRS vs. the Church

The IRS targeting of Tea Party and other conservative groups prior to the 2012 election was an unconscionable abuse of power for which accountability and punishment have been noticeably absent. But this was and is not the only use by the Obama administration of the power to tax to attempt to destroy its political opponents.

The IRS is also involved in targeting what President Obama has called “less than loving” Christians through the mandates of ObamaCare and its attack on the free exercise of religion through the attempted coercion of mandated health insurance coverage  This administration’s war on religion is also seen in the monitoring of Christian churches by the IRS in response to a lawsuit filed on December 27, 2012 by the Freedom from Religion Foundation (FFRF)  concerning sermons that are considered by the political left  to be political speech by tax-exempt organization in alleged violation of federal law. These sermons, often criticizing ObamaCare’s encroachment on freedom of religion through its mandates among other issues, are considered electioneering by the atheist left.

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4063965851?profile=originalDOJ Working With Elijah Cummings To Protect The IRS

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4063964759?profile=originalIRS Audits Another Obama "Enemy" — Breitbart News

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Being a Tea Party member places a HUGE target on your back.  The tax exempt scandal proved that the IRS will go to great lengths to deprive honest Americans their constitutional rights.  I contacted the IRS Criminal Investigation Unit on May 9th, 2014 and informed them that I could verify whether President Obama was a tax fraud in 1 minute!  The IRS sent me a letter on May 20th, 2014 stating that my Whistleblower Form 211 didn’t contain an original signature.  This was a blatant lie on behalf of the IRS.  I suspect the IRS “lost” my signed original in the same manner they lost Lois Lerner’s emails.  I mailed a second “signed” Form 211 on May 30th, 2014.  The IRS has never launched an investigation to determine whether Barack Obama committed a felony by willfully failing to pay his federal taxes.   


  1. Chairman Dave Camp of the Joint Tax Committee can request Barack Obama’s IRS Account Transcript for 1990.  At a minimum, this would confirm that BO failed to pay social security taxes on his book advance and currently owes the U.S. Treasury between $43,000 and $130,000.

  2. Congress can subpoena Barack Obama’s social security earnings records for 1990.  Don’t worry about the CIA trying to redact these records.  If 1990 isn’t available, then subpoena every year from 1991 through 2014.  Records can be altered but computer forensics will leave a complete picture of the fraud.

  3. American Center for Law and Justice Attorney Jay Sekulow can file a lawsuit to obtain the release of Barack Obama’s social security records under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).    

  4. Subpoena Harvard Law School financial aid department to verify timing of $43,000 in student loans from 1988 through 1991.  Did BO defraud the federal government by pleading poverty on his student loan applications after he was flush with cash after receiving a $75,000 book advance?

  5. Congress can extract Barack Obama’s 2006 Senate Financial Disclosure Report.  Did President Obama submit a fraudulent report by failing to report an outstanding federal tax liability approaching $40,000. 


  1. Barack Obama would have needed to write out a check to the Internal Revenue Service for $26,490 just four and ½ months after receiving his $75,000 book advance in November of 1990.  BO’s personal accountant may have filed an amended tax return in later years but he would have conveniently forgotten that the book advance required BO to pay the IRS $8,370 in social security taxes. 

  2. Barack Obama was incompetent when he prepared his 2001 tax return.  He made 10 math errors, prepared three different versions, claimed phantom income of $21,000 and overpaid his taxes by $7,300.

  3. BO remembered grass falling from his grandmother’s apron in the book Dreams From My Father.   How is it possible that BO could recall events that happened 25 years ago but can’t remember the content of his speech he read five minutes earlier without the aid of a teleprompter?

  4. Barack Obama accumulated 17 parking tickets while attending Harvard and paid just two in February of 1990.  Nine months later BO received a $75,000 book advance but made no attempt to pay his delinquent parking tickets.

  5. Barack Obama received book income of $1.5 million in 2005.  Why did BO wait to pay his delinquent Harvard parking tickets just two weeks before announcing his candidacy for President in 2007?

 I’m the only Certified Public Accountant that has been involved in an Impeachment Trial of a presiding Governor in the last 70 years. If I’m wrong about President Obama being a tax fraud I will personally pay my way to Guantanamo Bay.  Let the water boarding begin!



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The odds of winning the Florida lottery !

The odds of winning the Florida lottery,

 1 in 22,957,480

The odds of winning the Powerball lottery,

1 in 175,223,510

The odds of winning Mega Millions lottery,

1 in 258,890,850

The odds of a disk drive failing in any given month, are roughly 

 1 in 36.

 The odds of 2 different drives failing in the same month. are roughly 

 1 in 36 squared, or 1 in about 1,300.

 The odds of 3 different drives failing in the same month. is 36 cubed.

or about1 in 46,656.

The odds of 7 different drives failing in the same month  (like what happened at the IRS when they received a letter asking about emails

 Targeting Conservative and pro Israeli groups) is (37 to the 7th power)

about 1 in 78,664,164,096. (78 Billion to 1)

 In other words, the odds are greater you will Win the Florida Lottery 342

Times than having those seven IRS hard drives crashing in the same month!!!











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By Oscar Y. Harward

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen was nominated by President Obama and confirmed by a Democrat Party majority U.S. Senate on December 20, 2013, as Commissioner of the IRS, a division of the US Treasury Department.

On June 20, 2014 Commissioner John Koskinen testified, concerning the charges that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is/are/was ‘targeting’ Conservatives, Patriots, TEA Party members and supporters, and other similar groups, by delaying and or denying their First Amendment Rights and under US Tax Code, 501(c)(4) authorizations.

His June 20, 2014 US House ‘Hearing’ responses appeared to be light on detail; even to the point of evading direct questions. Commissioner Koskinen stated that there are no apologies from the IRS to targeted Americans for the IRS alleged ‘illegal’ actions.

As IRS Commissioner, John Koskinen has direct responsibility for everything that occurs under his command, not excluding ongoing events that occurred prior to his taking responsibility for the IRS.

John Koskinen, as Commissioner of the IRS, has an obligation to insure that all existing regulations, laws, and other policies are followed, new policies are implemented where necessary, and for taking corrective action anytime policies are not being followed.

However, in the June 20, 2014 hearings, Mr. Koskiene appeared to be more interested in shielding wrongful IRS employees than in investigating, discovering, prosecuting, and/or even solving problems in the IRS. Furthermore, Mr. Koskiene offers no solutions to these possible ‘illegal’ undertaking activities.

The Lois Learner's ‘missing E-mails’ illuminates a dangerous pattern of the IRS. Their action positions display ‘illegal’ activity on the IRS's ability to manage its’ own Information Systems and/or to enforce it, as well as the US Treasury Department's, policies concerning data storage, maintenance, and record archiving.

‘WE, THE PEOPLE’ have reason to be very concerned since the IRS has enormous authority over our lives and our potentials. Americans should look at some of the Treasury Department’s and IRS’s policy manuals concerning the IRS's ‘requirement’ handling of their own E-mails.

"The Internal Revenue Service is required by federal law to keep records of all agency emails and to print out hard copies of the emails to make sure they get saved in the event of a computer glitch."

"The [Federal Records Act] requires agencies to make and preserve records of agency decisions, policies, and essential transactions, and to take steps to safeguard against the loss of agency records," said House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa, who subpoenaed IRS Commissioner John Koskinen Monday.

The IRS’s own definition of the Federal Records Act makes clear that emails must be saved and documented, according to an instructional page for employees on the IRS website."



  • "All federal employees and federal contractors are required by law to preserve records containing adequate and proper documentation of the organization, functions, policies, decisions, procedures, and essential transactions of the agency. Records must be properly stored and preserved, available for retrieval and subject to appropriate approved disposition schedules.


  • The Federal Records Act applies to email records just as it does to records you create using other media. Emails are records when they are:

  • Created or received in the transaction of agency business

  • Appropriate for preservation as evidence of the government’s function and activities, or

  • Valuable because of the information they contain  (08-19-2013)

In keeping with the Federal Records Act of 1950, as amended, and pursuant to Title 44, USC Section 3102, the IRS established a records management program - renamed Records and Information Management (RIM) Program - to ensure the economical and efficient management of its records. The program provides for the application, on a continuing basis, of sound management practices and techniques in the creation, maintenance, retrieval, preservation, and disposition of all records.

Treasury Directive 80-05

1. PURPOSE. This Directive provides policies and assigns responsibilities for records management, forms management, and interagency reports management. This Directive also authorizes the issuance of Treasury Department Publication (TD P) 80-05, Records and Information Management (RIM) Manual, which includes additional policy guidance for specific categories of records.  

2. SCOPE. This Directive applies to all Treasury bureaus and offices. This Directive applies to all records of the Treasury Department, as defined in the Federal Records Act, regardless of medium, which are created, collected, processed, used, stored and/or destroyed by Treasury bureaus and offices.

d. Electronic mail (e-mail) message is a document created or received on an e-mail system, including brief notes, more formal and substantive documents and any attachments, such as word processing documents transmitted, but not created, on an e-mail system.

Mr. Koskinen must know that it is illegal and prosecutable to ‘removed or alter’ records of the IRS. Why does he appear to be less than forthcoming in solving the problem with these emails? As the Commissioner of the IRS and a branch of the US Treasury Department, he knows that the IRS are required to periodically backup and preserve these records on a server?

The evidence is mounting that President Obama, Capitol Hill Democrats, and many others in the IRS, including IRS Commissioner Hah Koskinen, may be participants in Lois Learner’s ‘lost’ E-mail cover-up.

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Drawing A Line


Conservatives have long sat by as radical progressive liberals curb-stomp anyone who disagrees with their ideology. On principle, we refuse to boycott anything. That’s a tactic of the left, and the right likes to stick to the high ground, even though it means losing ground every day to the forces of tyranny.

Well, enough is enough.

Scientists who practice actual science and demand something crazy like proof before advocating for government regulations and taxes on what you exhale are harassed out of their fields. Science has devolved from posing a theory and setting about proving or disproving it to a vote by people dependent upon government grants seeking to please their master in the hope of keeping the funding spigot open.

But you can’t boycott government, you can only hope to change it.

The Senate Majority Leader is using taxpayer dollars to attack private citizens for opposing the progressive agenda and donating to causes in which they believe, while using his position to advance the self-enriching agenda of a progressive billionaire dangling $100 million in campaign funds in front of his nose.

But you can’t boycott Harry Reid, you can only hope to remove his majority.

POLL : Should Voter ID be required in every state?

The New York Times can champion “equal pay for women” in 90 different pieces as they pay their first female executive editor significantly less than the man she replaced, and the men with whom she’d worked previously. They serve as town crier for victimhood as they perpetrate the victimization they decry.

But boycotting the New York Times is like protesting to the Captain about the bumpy landing of the Hindenburg – it’s going down on its own.

The IRS has been weaponized against American citizens who seek only to have their voices heard by a government that wants nothing more than to shut them up, in direct violation of the document that created that government.

But you can’t boycott the IRS because, well, you know why.


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A Letter To Our “Keepers”

Dear Mr. President, members of Congress, judges, FBI agents, Bureau of Land Management, EPA, IRS, Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police, law enforcement officers, and anyone acting in any capacity for the government who think their job is to keep us down, keep us in our place, keep tabs on us, keep their hand in our pockets, keep inciting racial discord, keep spending money, and the rest of you government lackeys who never actually worked for a paycheck:

Eagle and Flag Patriot

It’s time for us to have a conversation. You don’t know me, even though you have sifted through my email, listened to my phone conversations, oversaw my blog and Facebook posts, taxed the hell out of me, never once actually acted on any of those letters, phone calls or emails I sent you expressing my opinion about upcoming bills, or how you govern the country. Let me tell you a little about myself before we get to the meat of the matter.

I am Mrs. Nobody, and I am Mrs. Everybody. You have passed me on the street and never noticed. I am pretty unremarkable, except, you see, I am not. I have spent most of my years as a student, a wife, a mother, a worker, a boss, a small business owner, an artist, a cook, a blogger, a reader, a Christian, a dog lover, a really lousy singer who likes to sing along to oldies, and a patriot. Recently, I achieved possibly the highest honor in my life with the birth of a little smiling girl and a happy  laughing boy. I became a grandmother.

That essential spark we humans carry inside us was fanned again into flame, as each new generation tends to do for us. We settle down into life and we become somewhat complacent until something rocks us, something so exciting and holding such promise for the future, so that naturally, as new parents and grandparents, we are stirred to passion and concern for our world and the world we will leave for our beloved children and grandchildren.

Maybe that’s why you guys are so big on abortion, because you don’t need all those new kids upsetting the status quo you have going on, but I digress.

POLL: Does the Federal Government routinely assume powers that it is not granted by the Constitution?

Back to our conversation. Several years ago I made the comment to my friend Yatz that if I were in the Army, I’d probably be a cook. I said that for a number of reasons, and on a number of levels it has meaning to me. At the time, it was pretty self deprecating, and meant to be, but I have had some time to think it over and I have decided you government jerks (I wanted to use the term pricks, but I thought better of it. Nancy Pelosi and Hillary Clinton are in on this letter too) had better be afraid of us cooks.

This is going to be a chain of thought list here, in no particular order of occurrence or ranking of abuse. It’s Mother’s Day when I am writing this, and I have better things to do than lay out a history lesson and formal outline of your abuses. You commit them faster than I can keep up anyhow.

Hillary Shrillary You allowed my fellow Americans to die in Benghazi, and you didn’t even go to the security meetings while you schmoozed and boozed and slept and sent your minions out to lie and deceive, you stood in the way of military assistance, and then you flung your heinous, evil, “What difference does it make?” comment in the face of wives, children, mothers, fathers, friends, the world, and, oh, yeah, me. You sent the IRS to harass and persecute me when you stood in front of the Tea Party.

You are allowing veterans to die and fudging the numbers to cover your sorry, worthless, lemme say that one again, worthless butts. You are arresting parents at school board meetings who question your agenda. You are driving armored Hummers in my small town, you “peace officers.” You are harassing gun owners, you are attempting to use every tragedy, every nefarious method you can connive to take away or abridge my right to own and carry a gun, you are forcing me to pay for abortions and birth control, you are fighting my freedom of religion on every front, especially against my Christian brothers and sisters serving in the military.


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