IRS Scandal: The Union Connection

Thomas Lifson
Jeffrey Lord of the American Spectator has done us a great favor by investigating the left wing union that represents IRS and other Treasury employees - 150,000 of them in 31 separate government agencies including the IRS. The union has signed on to the left wing agenda, and has funneled 94% of its political contributions in 2012 to Democrats. The report is long and informative, and should be read in its entirety. Some key excerpts: If you are working in the IRS, and you are an NTEU member, and you know your union leadership is funneling your union dues to anti-Tea Party candidates, and your union has so much raw power within the IRS that they even control whether you, an IRS employee, can get even such mundane tech gear as a Blackberry - what attitude are you going to display as you review Tea Party applications that must, by law, come in to the IRS for approval? You already know what to do. And inside the IRS, that's exactly what was done. The Tea Party, in the vernacular, was...(Read Full Post)

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