Dumb, illegal, and it started in 2011

On a scale of 1 to 10 (1 is smart and 10 is really dumb), we rate the IRS targeting "tea party & patriots" story as a triple 10!  It ranks up there with Manny Ramirez "cutting off" a cut-off throw from the centerfielder to the shortstop! Of course, Manny's antics are funny and they happened on a baseball field.  There is nothing funny about the IRS playing politics. This is even more scary now that we learn about the way that the IRS will work with ObamaCare: "When Obamacare's individual mandate takes effect in 2014, all Americans who file income tax returns must complete an additional IRS tax form.  The new form will require disclosure of a taxpayer's personal identifying health information in order to determine compliance with the Affordable Care Act's individual mandate." We are very happy to read that The Washington Post is calling for a full IRS investigation. The Wall Street Journal is outraged too.  Good to see both sides coming...(Read Full Post)