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Obama’s tax audit strategy (By Dick Morris)
« on: June 04, 2013, 09:21:08 PM »
Did the Internal Revenue Service scandal begin when the Obama administration aggressively tried to deny tax-exempt status to pro-Israeli groups that funded settlements on the West Bank in defiance of its wishes? The IRS seems to have used tax audits to try to cripple these Jewish groups. When the Citizens United decision came down, did President Obama turn the guns focused on the conservative Jewish groups to fire on Republican political organizations?

The Washington Free Beacon reports that the idea of using the IRS to undermine settlement activity surfaced barely two months after Obama took office.

On March 26, 2009, The Washington Post questioned the tax-exempt status of pro-settlement Jewish groups.

The next day, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), which has enjoyed warm relations with the president, asked the IRS to investigate groups “allegedly raising funds for the development of illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank.”

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