IRS, Labor Department persecute Idaho man who was named to Obama’s enemies list

posted at 1:21 pm on July 20, 2012 by Rob Bluey

Frank VanderSloot grew up a poor kid in rural Idaho. His father made $300 a month. His clothes came from the Salvation Army. Yet through determination and hard work — and with the help of America’s free-enterprise system — today he’s the successful CEO of a global supplier of wellness products.

VanderSloot’s rags-to-riches story is not unlike other American tales of individuals who have benefited from the free market. In VanderSloot’s case, however, that success came with a price — but only when he decided a write a check to a super PAC that supports Mitt Romney.

On April 20, President Obama’s campaign named VanderSloot to the first presidential “enemies list” since the Nixon era. Eight private citizens were singled out for their donations to Romney. They committed no crimes, sought no attention, and yet they became the subject of Obama’s scorn.

VanderSloot is now facing persecution from the federal government. Kimberly Strassel reveals in today’s Wall Street Journal that two federal agencies — the Internal Revenue Service and Labor Department — both launched investigations of VanderSloot after his name appeared on Obama’s enemies list.

In a letter dated June 21, he was informed that his tax records had been “selected for examination” by the Internal Revenue Service. The audit also encompasses Mr. VanderSloot’s wife, and not one, but two years of past filings (2008 and 2009).

Mr. VanderSloot, who is 63 and has been working since his teens, says neither he nor his accountants recall his being subject to a federal tax audit before. He was once required to send documents on a line item inquiry into his charitable donations, which resulted in no changes to his taxes. But nothing more—that is until now, shortly after he wrote a big check to a Romney-supporting Super PAC.

Two weeks after receiving the IRS letter, Mr. VanderSloot received another—this one from the Department of Labor. He was informed it would be doing an audit of workers he employs on his Idaho-based cattle ranch under the federal visa program for temporary agriculture workers.

The H-2A program allows tens of thousands of temporary workers in the U.S.; Mr. VanderSloot employs precisely three. All are from Mexico and have worked on the VanderSloot ranch—which employs about 20 people—for five years. Two are brothers. Mr. VanderSloot has never been audited for this, though two years ago his workers’ ranch homes were inspected. (The ranch was fined $8,400, mainly for too many “flies” and for “grease build-up” on the stove. God forbid a cattle ranch home has flies.)

Coincidence?

Strassel acknowledges the investigations could be unrelated to VanderSloot’s inclusion on the enemies list. It reveals, however, the danger of persecuting private individuals for their political donations. It’s something Rory Cooper of The Heritage Foundation predicted would happen months ago:

Prominent donors are often thrust into the spotlight in political campaigns, but this example was extraordinary and unprecedented. The writing was on the wall: If you give to an opposing cause, we will unleash a grassroots effort to destroy your personal reputation. This message delivered on behalf of the most powerful man in the nation has real implications. If the IRS were to audit one of these individuals, how could they not wonder if their political contribution was the root cause?

VanderSloot knew immediately his life changed on April 20. He was initially the subject of hit pieces by left-wing Mother Jones and Salon’s Glenn Greenwald. That was followed by reports of a former Senate Democrat staffer snooping around the local courthouse in Idaho for his divorce records. Now two powerful federal agencies have come after him.

He said the allegations made by the Obama campaign — that he was “litigious, combative, and a bitter foe of the gay rights movement” — are completely false. He isn’t going to let anyone sully his reputation — even if it means taking the fight directly to the most powerful man in America.

That’s what he told me when we sat down for an interview in May:

Rob Bluey directs the Center for Media and Public Policy, an investigative journalism operation at The Heritage Foundation. Follow him on Twitter: @RobertBluey


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Eight private citizens were singled out for their donations to Romney. They committed no crimes, sought no attention, and yet they became the subject of Obama’s scorn.

VanderSloot is now facing persecution from the federal government.

This is how it’s worked in every Utopia, that every Communist has tried to create.

And, it is from those Utopias that Obamuh will draw.

If you don’t think that tyranny can happen here, it will be you, and those like you, who will cause it to happen.

OhEssYouCowboys on July 20, 2012 at 1:27 PM

Richard Nixon was a piker, compared to Obama.

Ward Cleaver on July 20, 2012 at 1:27 PM

This adimnistration is despicable.

davidk on July 20, 2012 at 1:29 PM

Time to pull an 1812 British Zippo’s up?

marinetbryant on July 20, 2012 at 1:29 PM

Welcome to TFGRP’s America, either you follow the dictates of Dear Leader or you WILL be hammered into the ground, one way or another.

Ya know, a few hundred years ago a bunch of dudes got together and said “Enough of this crap”, seems we’ve gone in one big circle and are right back where they started.

Bishop on July 20, 2012 at 1:29 PM

We are on the list now.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on July 20, 2012 at 1:30 PM

You are on the list now.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on July 20, 2012 at 1:31 PM

IRS, Labor Department persecute Idaho man who was named to Obama’s enemies list

The Game Plan.

Come into a town like a roman centurion, pick out a couple of people, and crucify them, the rest will fall in line.

Dr Evil on July 20, 2012 at 1:31 PM

Its a long list now.

APACHEWHOKNOWS on July 20, 2012 at 1:31 PM

Thank goodness for the internet and the New Media — otherwise we’d never even hear of this much less get detailed reports.

I hope the ongoing saga gets into the hearts and minds of every American. They truly need to know.

FlatFoot on July 20, 2012 at 1:32 PM

Thugs and goons run the land.

Hoodini and RobbingHood, all in one, must be thrown out and mocked out of town, so as to never, ever, repeat.

Schadenfreude on July 20, 2012 at 1:33 PM

Gee, what does this remind me of? It wasn’t all that long ago…..

Oh, right. The Clintons.

Cody1991 on July 20, 2012 at 1:34 PM

And, the IRS will be the police force, for the implementation of the healthcare diktat, and for the implementation of the multitudes of orders to come – all of which you will obey.

Or else.

OhEssYouCowboys on July 20, 2012 at 1:35 PM

Thugs and goons run the land.

Hoodini and RobbingHood, all in one, must be thrown out and mocked out of town, so as to never, ever, repeat.

Schadenfreude on July 20, 2012 at 1:33 PM

If Obamuh is re-elected, I think that America will have gone past the point of no return.

She will be lost.

OhEssYouCowboys on July 20, 2012 at 1:36 PM

When Obama Calls:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qy4gLF5CADE&feature=player_embedded

Thanks to Ace.

Cody1991 on July 20, 2012 at 1:37 PM

President Barack Mihous O’bama.

slickwillie2001 on July 20, 2012 at 1:37 PM

He didn’t get on that list by himself.

Flange on July 20, 2012 at 1:40 PM

Folks, this is the tip of the iceberg, if this hooligan gets re-elected every conservative that financially supports a candidate will be put through the ringer. We have to stop this bast**d in Nov or its over.

doublee on July 20, 2012 at 1:41 PM

The Pablo Escobar school of governing.

“Plata o plomo”

Silver or lead

There’s been some attention on the silver, Solyndra, etc but not as much on the lead side of the equation.

Welcome to the Banana Republic of America.

jnelchef on July 20, 2012 at 1:43 PM

This was predictable and completely in character for the SOB in the white house and his crooked administration. He is a classless Chicago style thug who truly believes he was destined for greatness. It’s unravelling now. His whole life is being revealed as a sham amd he’s in panic mode.

It’s going to get much worse in the coming months. If you think the Clinton gang trashed the Whitehouse as they left…just wait. The damage that Obama and his minions have caused will linger. Even as Romney will replace criminals like Holder with decent people, he will struggle to change the culture of the many departments that have spun out of control.

If BHO wrings a victory in Nov, we will leave the pathetic results as a legacy to our children.

Nana on July 20, 2012 at 1:44 PM

I’m a victim!

- Said every other Republican every other hour

lester on July 20, 2012 at 1:46 PM

that he was “litigious, combative, and a bitter foe of the gay rights movement”

SO WHAT ? Is he the only one like that ?
What does this have to do with IRS audits ?
You can take a thug out of Chicago but you can never take Chicago out of a thug

burrata on July 20, 2012 at 1:46 PM

Richard Nixon was a piker, compared to Obama.

Ward Cleaver on July 20, 2012 at 1:27 PM

Sorry, but I believe there will a time when it will be extremely offensive to use Richard Nixon in the same sentence with the dear liar, El Presidente Downgrade, current Preezy of the United Steezy.

Chip on July 20, 2012 at 1:47 PM

Intimidation. Just like Bill Clinton.

pat on July 20, 2012 at 1:47 PM

Why isn’t media matters not under investigation by the irs on all they are doing? How in the world could we demand all those who fund bho/team/pac’s be investigated? Is it just any who fund Mitt? In this anti-American bho’s world guess anyone against him gets his wrath and fed agencies after them?
L

letget on July 20, 2012 at 1:49 PM

I’m a victim!

- Said every other Republican every other hour

lester on July 20, 2012 at 1:46 PM

Exactly what we heard from your types during the whole 8 years of Bush.

Bitter Clinger on July 20, 2012 at 1:49 PM

Barack Idi Amin Odinga

burrata on July 20, 2012 at 1:49 PM

I hope he writes another check to Romney every single time a government agency calls.

ROCnPhilly on July 20, 2012 at 1:52 PM

Oh yeah, I remember now, 60 Minutes dedicated an entire to this story.

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antipc on July 20, 2012 at 1:53 PM

Thank goodness for the internet and the New Media — otherwise we’d never even hear of this much less get detailed reports.

I hope the ongoing saga gets into the hearts and minds of every American. They truly need to know.

FlatFoot on July 20, 2012 at 1:32 PM

…not enough people use the internet for their news, and not enough look to the New Media.
One of JugEars people from the EPA was caught on tape for saying they go in to slam and make examples of one or two people when they want to institue something, thereby putting the fear of gawd into everybody else…and then had to be disavowed… after a public outcry…I see that did alot of good!

KOOLAID2 on July 20, 2012 at 1:54 PM

“We will reward our friends and punish our enemies”
B. Heussein Obama

See sometimes he can tell the truth.

jukin3 on July 20, 2012 at 1:56 PM

entire “hour” makes more sense

antipc on July 20, 2012 at 1:56 PM

Not often that a local guy gets national attention like this, I wish it were under different circumstances however. This reiterates just WHY its so important to boot Obama come next November. He’s a bully, a bully that uses the office of President for selfish undignified ends.

Seriously, in a sane world leaders would be arrested for abusing their powers like this. :P

WolvenOne on July 20, 2012 at 1:56 PM

Nixon was an amateur compared to this thug.

Obama is the biggest threat to this republic that I have witnessed in my lifetime.

AZCoyote on July 20, 2012 at 1:56 PM

I’m a victim! azzole!

- Said every other Republican molester every other hour

lester on July 20, 2012 at 1:46 PM

…well now…that’s true!

KOOLAID2 on July 20, 2012 at 1:57 PM

Anyone else see the irony in the investigation of the H2-A program? He will be deemed a hero by the left if it is found that he employs illegal immigrants, excuse me, undocumented workers.

Strike Twice on July 20, 2012 at 1:57 PM

lester on July 20, 2012 at 1:46 PM

Are there no victims? We are talking about an administration who had no problem with his choice for the Sec. of the Treasury having some tax problems.

Cindy Munford on July 20, 2012 at 1:57 PM

He isn’t going to let anyone sully his reputation — even if it means taking the fight directly to the most powerful man in America.

Stay resolute, Mr. VanderSloot. You’re not in this fight alone. And Obama won’t have his power much longer.

AZCoyote on July 20, 2012 at 1:59 PM

I hope he writes another check to Romney every single time a government agency calls.

ROCnPhilly on July 20, 2012 at 1:52 PM

Each of which will be included as another Count of Enemy Of The State, Wrecker and Bourgeoisie Capitalist, in the Complaint, filed by the apparatchiks of Utopia.

OhEssYouCowboys on July 20, 2012 at 1:59 PM

The IRS. Members of Congress and the Senate cannot inquire about anything the IRS does. All except the Joint Taxation Committee. There will be no Darrel Issa’s to ask for documentation about IRS using their power to destroy a private citizen. Congress GAVE this power to IRS and shielded them from inquiry.

These are the people who will be enforcing the health care law. Just imagine how this kind of unfettered power will be used by the left.

You control people’s money, you control them. It’s very simple and a known despotic technique used even before it was elucidated by ‘ol Alynsky.

BTW, there was a short article about Solis (is that the DoL Sec’s name–something like that. I know it’s Hilda.) in The Washingtonian. Her inspiration, the book that guided her entire life and views, was The Grapes of Wrath. Great literature, but Hilda said it was the story of her father so she is out to destroy everything in the name of the unions. My parents and grandparents went through the Great Depression. My grandfather lost his farm. They survived and eventually prospered with no help from the government. None. And they didn’t blame the bank. My father though would never, ever take out a loan for anything. None became Communisists.

Portia46 on July 20, 2012 at 2:00 PM

He doesn’t look like he’s in panic mode. Do you think he’s self-medicating again?

vityas on July 20, 2012 at 2:02 PM

Not supporting Obama: hate crime. Why should Pravda report on this treasonous worm? Welcome to the Glorious People’s Republic of Amerika! We are through the looking glass, folks. I won’t be in the least surprised when at the eleventh hour, if it looks as though Romney is actually going to win, we have a sudden ‘National Emergency’ and all elections are cancelled forthwith. All in accordance to the Emperor’s recent diktat Executive Orders, don’t you know.

ghostwalker1 on July 20, 2012 at 2:05 PM

I’m a victim!

- Said every other Republican every other hour

lester on July 20, 2012 at 1:46 PM

Amazing how the victim class can always excuse the work of tyrants.

antipc on July 20, 2012 at 2:08 PM

I’m a victim!

- Said every other Republican every other hour

lester on July 20, 2012 at 1:46 PM

Hey jacka$$, this is the kind of stuff our politburo’s did when I was growing up behind the Iron Curtain.

Your stupidity is breathtaking.

JPeterman on July 20, 2012 at 2:09 PM

It’s time the IRS and the Labor Dept get kicked to the curb along with Obama. Who needs these nuisances?

stukinIL4now on July 20, 2012 at 2:09 PM

And Obama keeps slamming Romney for not releasing the names of his donors… (Good for Romney for refusing to do so!)
Why, so Obama can call out the IRS and Labor Dept on more innocent citizens?????
Obama’s threats and vindictiveness is unbounded and absolutely deplorable. Obama and his enemies’ list makes Nixon look like a rank amateur!

marybel on July 20, 2012 at 2:10 PM

Isn’t this antithetical to the whole constitutional concept of free speech? Oh, wait, it’s Obama. HE’s antithetical to the whole constitution.

The Rogue Tomato on July 20, 2012 at 2:12 PM

Does anyone still doubt that Governor Romney’s complete tax returns for his entire life have already been seen by Axleshaft and Company?

slickwillie2001 on July 20, 2012 at 2:12 PM

Not to diminish the heinous nature of what’s being done here, but doesn’t it make the Dems’ hue and cry for Romney to release his tax returns (going back to his date of birth) somewhat moot? As if the IRS couldn’t just audit them at Dear Leader’s behest.

natasha333 on July 20, 2012 at 2:13 PM

Putin and Co. used these same tactics to with Lebedev, Khodorkovsky and a few others. Still do, just last month a number of prominent opposition leaders’ homes were invaded by Putin’s “truth seekers”.

Manchurian has a well developed step-by-step guide provided by the Communist Party USSR…

riddick on July 20, 2012 at 2:15 PM

Gentlemen,

This is the left feeling the power slipping out of their grasp; like trying to seize warm mud. In the two years following Da One’s coronation, everything seemed peachy. But now things are receding from them, just like the Conservatives said they would. People don’t like O’care, yet the left thought if they could just get it passed, everything would follow. But it’s slipping away.

So now they have to make the decision, as every Socialist Government and leader has had to make. Do they follow the old ways and be swept aside in History or seize power, keep it and fundamentally remake the people, the Country, the Law? Major long term projects are in danger, everything from the 1965 Immigration Act (the Liberals attempt to vote in a new people) to the new O’care.

Oh What to do!

183 days left.

Bulletchaser on July 20, 2012 at 2:16 PM

I have a timely suggestion for those IRS agents, come January think two words PROSECUTION INCARCERATION learn them well, you be hearing them soon enough.

stormridercx4 on July 20, 2012 at 2:17 PM

Oops you’ll be hearing them soon enough.

stormridercx4 on July 20, 2012 at 2:17 PM

Why do trolls hit and run? So weak.

Cindy Munford on July 20, 2012 at 2:18 PM

As if the IRS couldn’t just audit them at Dear Leader’s behest.

natasha333 on July 20, 2012 at 2:13 PM

I am sure they already did that, but can’t disclose the info without serious fallout, thus their “insistence” Romney does so himself. Anyone who doesn’t think so is naive.

riddick on July 20, 2012 at 2:18 PM

NO such thing as a Coincidence with Mr. Chicago Politics……….

SDarchitect on July 20, 2012 at 2:21 PM

Hey jacka$$, this is the kind of stuff our politburo’s did when I was growing up behind the Iron Curtain.

Your stupidity is breathtaking.

JPeterman on July 20, 2012 at 2:09 PM

I just wish all of these morons could live their “wet dream” behind the Iron Curtain (and even today’s Russia/N. Korea) for some time, they would crawl back on their hands and knees begging to be let back, never again uttering a sound in support of liberal stupidity.

Just too bad we can’t make it happen…

riddick on July 20, 2012 at 2:22 PM

Hmmmm, somewhat similar to Bill and Hillz getting FBI records on their detractors…

CorporatePiggy on July 20, 2012 at 2:24 PM

To anybody who understands OBOZO, this persecution and harassment of Mr. VanderSloot by the thugs in the OBOZO regime is not surprising….

In everything he says and does, radical alinsky nihilist OBOZO is simply following alinsky’s Rules for Radicals plan to destroy ALL existing societal, governmental and economic structures under the phony guise of “social justice.” Machiavellian OBOZO is a cutthroat, immoral, unprincipled, unconscionable, unethical, unscrupulous power-seeker for whom the end always justifies the means.

Understand that and you understand the evil that is OBOZO.

TeaPartyNation on July 20, 2012 at 2:28 PM

Wonder if Congressman Issa should invite someone in from Labor and the IRS and have them explain ‘the coincidence’.

Or would that fall under “Executive Privilege”?

GarandFan on July 20, 2012 at 2:28 PM

Hmmmm, somewhat similar to Bill and Hillz getting FBI records on their detractors…

CorporatePiggy on July 20, 2012 at 2:24 PM

Or having “suicides” in a park far away from home…

riddick on July 20, 2012 at 2:28 PM

Just too bad we can’t make it happen…

riddick on July 20, 2012 at 2:22 PM

They wouldn’t last a week when their toilet paper and laundry soap ran out and they discovered that all the telephones were tapped.

JPeterman on July 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

It hasn’t gotten any play here, but the FBI knocked on the door of the home of Jill Stanek’s daughter and son-in-law to question him about his pro-life work and go after information on Jill.

Needless to say, neither daughter nor her husband had done anything wrong.

http://www.jillstanek.com/2012/07/obama-administrations-harassment-of-pro-lifers-gets-personal/

Jill Stanek is the former Chicago nurse who went public about babies surviving abortion being shelved to die. She testified in IL when Obama was in the legislature, and has been writing about his opposition for years. Obama knows who she is.

http://www.jillstanek.com/2008/02/links-to-barack-obamas-votes-on-illinois-born-alive-infant-protection-act/

INC on July 20, 2012 at 2:34 PM

I hope we don’t start seeing people on the Obamachev Enemies List suddenly disappear. Now I know why he hasn’t torn down Guantanamo. It’s going to be his Siberian gulag. When no one is allowed to leave the country anymore, try to find out if your love ones were sent there after being arrested in the middle of the night

Everybody should give donations to Romney or anyone but PolObamaPot now. He’ll find it hard to arrest a large amount of US citizens that have displeased him.

And stop listening to David Axelgoebbels. He’s distracting you from the real issues like the economy and the Stasi like security and surveillance under Hussein’s distorted patriot laws.

HHW on July 20, 2012 at 2:36 PM

Or would that fall under “Executive Privilege”?

GarandFan on July 20, 2012 at 2:28 PM

When a Dem is the White House the powers of Executive Orders and Privilege are infinite.

antipc on July 20, 2012 at 2:38 PM

Or having “suicides” in a park far away from home…

riddick on July 20, 2012 at 2:28 PM

Drop the *scare quotes “” you Foster conspiracy theorist.

Forensic experts agree that a common method of suicide is two bullets to the back of the head.

Susan McDougall was very close to committing that form of suicide but she chose a jail sentence for contempt instead.

CorporatePiggy on July 20, 2012 at 2:41 PM

KIRK: Now, that’s just lovely.
SPOCK: But not totally unexpected.

Dialogue from “The Trouble With Tribbles” came to mind….

apostic on July 20, 2012 at 2:44 PM

From “Change you can believe in” to “Chains for those who fail to believe”.

STL_Vet on July 20, 2012 at 2:45 PM

The Obamatrons have to seek out and destroy those kulaks…

Purity of the Revolution or some such nonsense.

Fundamentally change the way we are governed, that was Obama’s stated goal, right?

coldwarrior on July 20, 2012 at 2:45 PM

I’m a victim!

- Said every other Republican every other hour

lester on July 20, 2012 at 1:46 PM

You’re a victim!

– said your boy king to ANYONE WHO WILL LISTEN!!

CurtZHP on July 20, 2012 at 2:46 PM

Where are the loons who need a reason to vote for Romney, because, well, you know they’re the same.

Hello?

Hello?

kim roy on July 20, 2012 at 2:47 PM

There is no way that both the IRS and the Labor Dept would coincidentally audit a man’s company who happens to be on Obama’s enemies list.

Wigglesworth on July 20, 2012 at 2:47 PM

This
During the American Revolution, the active forces in the field against the King’s tyranny never amounted to more than 3% of the colonists. They were in turn actively supported by perhaps 10% of the population. In addition to these revolutionaries were perhaps another 20% who favored their cause but did little or nothing to support it. Another one-third of the population sided with the King (by the end of the war there were actually more Americans fighting FOR the King than there were in the field against him) and the final third took no side, blew with the wind and took what came.

Three Percenters today do not claim that we represent 3% of the American people, although we might. That theory has not yet been tested. We DO claim that we represent at least 3% of American gun owners, which is still a healthy number somewhere in the neighborhood of 3 million people. History, for good or ill, is made by determined minorities. We are one such minority. So too are the current enemies of the Founders’ Republic. What remains, then, is the test of will and skill to determine who shall shape the future of our nation.

The Three Percent today are gun owners who will not disarm, will not compromise and will no longer back up at the passage of the next gun control act. Three Percenters say quite explicitly that we will not obey any futher circumscription of our traditional liberties and will defend ourselves if attacked. We intend to maintain our God-given natural rights to liberty and property, and that means most especially the right to keep and bear arms. Thus, we are committed to the restoration of the Founders’ Republic, and are willing to fight, die and, if forced by any would-be oppressor, to kill in the defense of ourselves and the Constitution that we all took an oath to uphold against enemies foreign and domestic.

We are the people that the collectivists who now control the government should leave alone if they wish to continue unfettered oxygen consumption. We are the Three Percent. Attempt to further oppress us at your peril. To put it bluntly, leave us the hell alone. Or, if you feel froggy, go ahead AND WATCH WHAT HAPPENS.

dirtengineer on July 20, 2012 at 2:49 PM

dirtengineer on July 20, 2012 at 2:49 PM

Are you sure you’re on the right thread? Maybe better on the Colorado shooter discussion.

STL_Vet on July 20, 2012 at 2:56 PM

dirtengineer on July 20, 2012 at 2:49 PM

The support was much higher than that.

INC on July 20, 2012 at 3:01 PM

We wee need now is the DISCLOSE act so we can all get in on the fun!

stvnscott on July 20, 2012 at 3:09 PM

I’m a victim!

- Said every other Republican every other hour

lester on July 20, 2012 at 1:46 PM

May you be damned, for idiocy alone.

Schadenfreude on July 20, 2012 at 3:14 PM

Does anyone still doubt that Governor Romney’s complete tax returns for his entire life have already been seen by Axleshaft and Company?

slickwillie2001 on July 20, 2012 at 2:12 PM

No, but examining Romney’s returns (illegally) is one thing, being able to use specific parts of them in attack ads is another.

The Obama thugs can’t afford to be too obvious in tipping off the public to their lawlessness.

Not yet, anyway.

AZCoyote on July 20, 2012 at 3:25 PM

A list of That One’s enemies? Sounds like fun… can I be on it?

Mr. Prodigy on July 20, 2012 at 3:37 PM

On the 40th Anniversary of Watergate—The Eerie Nixon-Obama Parallels:

NIXON: Invoked Executive Privilege to cover up his involvement in a scheme to subvert an election
OBOZO: Invoked Executive Privilege to cover up his involvement in a scheme to subvert the Second Amendment to the US Constitution which resulted in the deaths of two US border Patrol agents and thousands of mexican citizens.

NIXON: Haldeman, Ehrlichman, Colson and Mitchell
OBOZO: Jarrett, Emanuel, Axelrod, van Jones, Ayers, Dorn, Wright, Holder, Rezko, Jennings….

NIXON: Appointed a political hack Attorney General who politicized ALL DOJ actions and became the SECOND WORST AG IN AMERICAN HISTORY
OBOZO: Appointed a racist political hack Attorney General who racially focused and politicized ALL DOJ actions and became the WORST AG IN AMERICAN HISTORY

NIXON: A lawyer who disrespected the law
OBOZO: A lawyer who disrespects the law, the US Constitution, American values, Catholics, free enterprise, Jews, job creators, American Exceptionalism, Israel, American citizens….

NIXON: Kissed butt of America’s enemy, the Chinese Communists
OBOZO: Kisses butt of each and every enemy of America

NIXON: Created an ENEMIES LIST of people who didn’t support him and used the LIST to intimidate, harass and slur innocent people
OBOZO: Created an ENEMIES LIST of people who do not support him and uses the LIST to intimidate, harass and slur innocent people and have various agencies in the OBOZO regime go after these individual with the intent of destroying their business and/or livelihood.

NIXON: A chronic LIAR
OBOZO: A chronic, habitual, shameless, pathological LIAR – to the billionth power

NIXON: Resigned is disgrace; pardoned by his dumb-@$$, incompetent, bumbling former VP
OBOZO: Hopefully resigns in disgrace or is thrown out of office in Nov. and takes his dumb-@$$, incompetent, bumbling VP with him.

TeaPartyNation on July 20, 2012 at 3:42 PM

perhaps the DOL didn’t get the memo that the borders are open?

IRS is a differnt matter…I hope somebody continues to follow this story though.

teejk on July 20, 2012 at 3:48 PM

An ‘enemies list’ was an impeachable offense when Nixon did not..Different time/Different party…

JIMV on July 20, 2012 at 4:15 PM

The threat of ending up on Obama’s “enemies list” and being audited by the IRS was definitely in my mind when I donated to Romney after Roberts cowardly Obamacare flop.

But it has to be done. Romney MUST win, or we all lose. If we cower from supporting our candidates then we are sheep hoping to be eaten LAST. The answer to this Obamatyrrany is to end it.

wildcat72 on July 20, 2012 at 4:16 PM

His products are great! Can we show obama what we think of him by ordering his products?

Bambi on July 20, 2012 at 4:20 PM

Does anyone still doubt that Governor Romney’s complete tax returns for his entire life have already been seen by Axleshaft and Company?

slickwillie2001 on July 20, 2012 at 2:12 PM

No, but examining Romney’s returns (illegally) is one thing, being able to use specific parts of them in attack ads is another.

The Obama thugs can’t afford to be too obvious in tipping off the public to their lawlessness.

Not yet, anyway.

AZCoyote on July 20, 2012 at 3:25 PM

I’ve been saying this for days now. 0b0z0 had sealed divorce records released when he was running for senate that tanked his opponent. He is a CHICAGO TERRORIST and I have believed forever that they have Romney’s tax returns, but can’t tip their hands until Romney releases them DON’T DO IT GOV ROMNEY! This is a criminal organization in the House (as they call it, they can’t say white).
God help us!

Bambi on July 20, 2012 at 4:25 PM

I’m sending this to all oif my congressman.

Bambi on July 20, 2012 at 4:30 PM

EEks, I’m so mad, I ca’t even spell – all of my congressmen/women.

Bambi on July 20, 2012 at 4:49 PM

Think of the purge that awaits DC to rid the country of this corruption.

Robert Jensen on July 20, 2012 at 5:32 PM

They wouldn’t last a week when their toilet paper and laundry soap ran out and they discovered that all the telephones were tapped.

JPeterman on July 20, 2012 at 2:32 PM

City I lived in had no enough water pressure to reach upper floors, so most of the time I was in charge of lugging 10 gallon buckets of water 5 floors up, by stairs. And once a week we actually had hot water pumped up by the city, for a couple of hours. So, any “hot” water consisted of what I could lug upstairs and then heated on the stove. Hand washing clothing included.

I won’t even go into food shortages and other things idiots here take for granted.

These liberal morons have absolutely no idea what progressive liberalism leads to. And Manchurian has been making strides unseen even by Stalin in early days of USSR…

riddick on July 20, 2012 at 6:06 PM

TeaPartyNation on July 20, 2012 at 3:42 PM

Generally true, but I have to say Janet Reno takes the prize of worst AG. But if Holder thought he could find an excuse and get away with a military assault on VanderSloot’s ranch, as Reno did, he’d probably do it also.

Fenris on July 20, 2012 at 6:08 PM

I’m a victim!

- Said every other Republican every other hour

lester on July 20, 2012 at 1:46 PM

Yeah, like:

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itsspideyman on July 20, 2012 at 7:13 PM

The SCOAMF presidency.

Jaibones on July 20, 2012 at 9:43 PM