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Sunday, October 13, 2013

The IRS Scandal, Day 157

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Now that it has become more apparent that Ben Carson sought the public spotlight to further his Presidential campaign ambitions, can we look forward to his releasing his tax returns so we can spot what might have provoked an IRS audit? His "post hoc ergo propter hoc" whining is not really going to help him when he announces his candidacy.

Posted by: Bob Kamman | Oct 13, 2013 12:41:00 PM

Bob Kamman - really? New revelations that the IRS and this administration are engaging in Nixonian behavior, and you try to change the subject and blame one of the victims?

Pull off your partisan blinders and imagine if it was those evil, nasty Republicans behaving this way, and honestly tell me you would not be outraged. Very scary precedents are being set by this administration, aided and abetted by a mainstream media unwilling to investigate much of anything and virtually unable to look at their favorite son with a skeptical eye.

Would you want a President Dick Cheney able to behave in this manner? I sure would not.

Posted by: Todd | Oct 13, 2013 2:17:20 PM

Carson really hit the nail on the heat at the Values Conference on Friday. He said, "Obamacare was never about healthcare; it was all about control." Then, he relayed how Lenin had said that seizing control of healthcare was the keystone of a government's ability to seize control of its citizens.

Posted by: JoyO | Oct 13, 2013 2:57:50 PM

Correction to my previous post: "Carson really hit the nail on the HEAD at ....

Posted by: JoyO | Oct 13, 2013 2:59:00 PM

Thanks for keeping this issue spotlighted.

It's incredible that I even need to say that.

Posted by: scrubone | Oct 13, 2013 8:53:53 PM

Carson can keep his returns. I would like some kind of evidence that he was, in fact, audited. I doubt Carson knows what an audit is and I haven't seen a description of what actually happened anywhere. Just Carson's ipse dixit that he was audited.

Posted by: Publius Novus | Oct 15, 2013 1:56:00 PM

scrubone, I suspect Mr. Carson is much smarter than you and if you know what an audit is he knows much more.

Posted by: Bob | Oct 29, 2013 4:19:47 PM