Treasury IG to add O’Donnell case to probe?

posted at 10:41 am on July 22, 2013 by Ed Morrissey

The saga of Christine O’Donnell may not be over yet. According to the Washington Times, which broke the news last week that a Delaware official improperly accessed her records the same day she declared her candidacy for the US Senate, the Treasury IG who first reported the improper targeting of conservative groups in the tax-exempt unit will re-interview O’Donnell to dig more deeply into her case:

The Treasury Department watchdog now at the heart of the IRS scandal is planning to re-interview former GOP Senate candidate Christine O’Donnell about whether her confidential federal taxpayer information was breached in 2010, as congressional investigators vow to press forward with emerging facts regarding Washington’s involvement in the targeting of conservative groups.

A former IRS employee testified recently at a hearing before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform that the Washington office of the Internal Revenue Service was involved in the improper scrutiny of political advocacy groups and that the issue reached the office of the chief counsel, William Wilkins, one of two political appointees in the agency. …

Mr. George’s office also plans to interview Ms. O’Donnell about an incident in 2010 when Delaware’s tax collection office accessed the federal tax records of an unidentified taxpayer, thought to be Ms. O’Donnell, a Grassley staffer said.

The inspector general did not respond to a request for comment Sunday.

Patrick Carter, director of the state’s division of revenue, would not identify Ms. O’Donnell as the taxpayer but said he approved the inquiry “for routine purposes.”

“Routine,” in this case, means that states routinely check with the IRS to make sure that taxpayers file state declarations of income that match their federal filings.  Why that would be an issue with O’Donnell with a state official on the day she declared her candidacy is one of the mysteries of the case.  Another would be how the IRS itself slapped a lien on a property no longer owned by O’Donnell on that same date.  The timing at least suggests some sort of coordination between the state official and someone at the IRS.  That alone warrants an investigation, and perhaps not by the IG but by a federal prosecutor or the FBI.

The editors of the New York Post agree. In an editorial this morning, the Post urges Congress to get more IRS officials under oath — and perhaps some in the Department of Justice as well:

By the time the IRS reversed itself on the tax lien — claiming computer error — the damage was done. And we’ve now learned from Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley’s investigation that O’Donnell was just one of four politicians or political donors whose tax information was inappropriately accessed.

The O’Donnell news comes the same week we’ve learned that applications from conservative groups seeking tax exemption were channeled through the office of IRS counsel in Washington — headed by an Obama appointee. An IRS lawyer testified that the paperwork was forwarded there at the request of Lois Lerner, the same IRS official who invoked her Fifth Amendment rights not to testify before the House.

To get to the truth, Congress needs to get more officials testifying under oath. That includes the Justice officials who declined to prosecute even in the case where Treasury found “willful unauthorized access” was found. And it would help to remind all these agencies that federal disclosure laws are meant to protect citizens from government — not government from accountability.

We also need to put more effort into reforming the tax code to limit the power and damage the IRS can do, especially in elections.  That’s actually the higher priority here.


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We also need to put more effort into reforming the tax code to limit the power and damage the IRS can do, especially in elections. That’s actually the higher priority here.

Shut. It. Down.

Chris of Rights on July 22, 2013 at 10:42 AM

“I am not a witch (but I was hunted like one).”

steebo77 on July 22, 2013 at 10:46 AM

I feel sorry for the Treasury IG — going to need a bigger staff.

rbj on July 22, 2013 at 10:48 AM

Evil is often stupid.
O’Donnell was a poor candidate but if this further exposes the IRS’ abuse, I say let’s roll.

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 10:51 AM

How about a criminal indictment, should be like shooting fish in a barrel with this administration…..

hillsoftx on July 22, 2013 at 10:54 AM

I think it is time to put Harry Reid under oath and find out his source when he kept going out after Mitt Romney’s tax returns. Given the scandal, makes you wonder what exactly he got from the IRS when he continued to badger Romney for tax return information.

Happy Nomad on July 22, 2013 at 10:55 AM

O’Donnell was a poor candidate but if this further exposes the IRS’ abuse, I say let’s roll.

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 10:51 AM

wow talking about missing the forest for the trees. Ever ask yourself why you think COd was a poor candidate? Oh that’s right because the elites in both the GOP and the dem party used the power of the gov to smear her. rove came out the day of her primary win accusing her of tax issues. How did Rove get that information? the IRS was ruled by the dem party yet here you have ROve with the information.

COD was 100% right on the positions. They couldn’t fight her on the issues so instead the elites smeared her and made her a “bad candidate”

someday maybe the stupid idiots who fall for these elite tricks will wake up.

unseen on July 22, 2013 at 11:04 AM

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 10:51 AM

It’s incidents like this that often make conservative candidates look bad. For 3-4 days she had to answer questions about a lien on a house she didn’t own. Think about how disorientated you would look answering unsubstantiated charges, that even if were true, were meaningless. But talk about the lien made her look like she’s financially inept, when fiscal responsibility was a major issue. The media obviously knew it was all BS and yet kept pushing it. How many other BS issues did the media collude with the democrats to make her, and other candidates look nutty? Or ignore them when they made the candidates look good? NBC got in no trouble for the obvious hack job of editing Mitt’s WaWa speech, just like Zimmerman’s 911 call.

Flange on July 22, 2013 at 11:05 AM

Still got my tee shirt!

Akzed on July 22, 2013 at 11:06 AM

This kind of thing used to end presidencies.

GOP vital signs… flatlined.

faraway on July 22, 2013 at 11:08 AM

I think it is time to put Harry Reid under oath and find out his source when he kept going out after Mitt Romney’s tax returns. Given the scandal, makes you wonder what exactly he got from the IRS when he continued to badger Romney for tax return information.

Happy Nomad on July 22, 2013 at 10:55 AM

yeap the way the dems pushed the issue you could tell there was something juicy there but they couldn’t release it first.

for all Mitt’s faults and my personal dislike for the man on the issues he would have did much better in the polls without the dems using the power of the gov against him and esp his donors

unseen on July 22, 2013 at 11:08 AM

think it is time to put Harry Reid under oath and find out his source when he kept going out after Mitt Romney’s tax returns. Given the scandal, makes you wonder what exactly he got from the IRS when he continued to badger Romney for tax return information.

Happy Nomad on July 22, 2013 at 10:55 AM

I’ve been thinking about this also. Reid shot off his pie hole so now where’s the questions about that? If Mitt had any cojones he would be doing something about that. Reid is such a pu$$y that he said it on the Senate floor so that Mitt couldn’t sue him. Democrats are such sleazy scum.

NJ Red on July 22, 2013 at 11:09 AM

GOP vital signs… flatlined.

faraway on July 22, 2013 at 11:08 AM

one can only concluded that both ruling elite parties are in on it and both have blood on their hands and so neither really wants to push it. And the media is happy to put it down the memory hole.

unseen on July 22, 2013 at 11:10 AM

Time to vastly reduce the size of the IRS and institute a national sales tax. I know, I know, never going to happen but I can dream.

Johnnyreb on July 22, 2013 at 11:12 AM

How many other BS issues did the media collude with the democrats to make her, and other candidates look nutty? Or ignore them when they made the candidates look good? NBC got in no trouble for the obvious hack job of editing Mitt’s WaWa speech, just like Zimmerman’s 911 call.

Flange on July 22, 2013 at 11:05 AM

yeah but it Rove and fox news pundits that were pushing the tax issue not the dems

unseen on July 22, 2013 at 11:14 AM

Time to vastly reduce the size of the IRS and institute a national sales tax. I know, I know, never going to happen but I can dream.

Johnnyreb on July 22, 2013 at 11:12 AM

only way that happens is if we invoke the 2nd amendment.

unseen on July 22, 2013 at 11:15 AM

It’s time to investigate the democrat party under RICO.

meci on July 22, 2013 at 11:16 AM

O’Donnell was a poor candidate but if this further exposes the IRS’ abuse, I say let’s roll.

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 10:51 AM

wow talking about missing the forest for the trees. Ever ask yourself why you think COd was a poor candidate? Oh that’s right because the elites in both the GOP and the dem party used the power of the gov to smear her. rove came out the day of her primary win accusing her of tax issues. How did Rove get that information? the IRS was ruled by the dem party yet here you have ROve with the information.

COD was 100% right on the positions. They couldn’t fight her on the issues so instead the elites smeared her and made her a “bad candidate”

someday maybe the stupid idiots who fall for these elite tricks will wake up.

unseen on July 22, 2013 at 11:04 AM

I think there’s some truth to both of these statements. She was unprepared. But she was also put on the defensive from day one. And she had to defend herself from the left and the right. I doubt that many of us would have fared any better.

Chris of Rights on July 22, 2013 at 11:19 AM

wow talking about missing the forest for the trees. Ever ask yourself why you think COd was a poor candidate? Oh that’s right because the elites in both the GOP and the dem party used the power of the gov to smear her. rove came out the day of her primary win accusing her of tax issues. How did Rove get that information? the IRS was ruled by the dem party yet here you have ROve with the information.

COD was 100% right on the positions. They couldn’t fight her on the issues so instead the elites smeared her and made her a “bad candidate”

someday maybe the stupid idiots who fall for these elite tricks will wake up.

unseen on July 22, 2013 at 11:04 AM

I usually like your posts unseen, but this one radically misses the mark.
COD had no record of accomplishment in public service or in the private sector, she was a perennial candidate who financed her lifestyle through campaign contributions rather than producing any kind of good or service for any kind of market. She often said the right things but her lack of accomplishment led her to say other unhelpful things and kept her campaign from being focused.

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 11:21 AM

unseen on July 22, 2013 at 11:14 AM

No defense for Rove or Fox pundits here, I would just say that they joined in the pushing of the story.

Flange on July 22, 2013 at 11:24 AM

That alone warrants an investigation, and perhaps not by the IG but by a federal prosecutor or the FBI.

I’m sure Mueller has the FBI’s top men on this. Top. Men.

He has no idea how many, or who they are, but I’m sure they are the best.

iurockhead on July 22, 2013 at 11:25 AM

Hey, has anybody heard who broke into Atkisson’s computers?

Or is that story swimming with the fishes?

forest on July 22, 2013 at 11:28 AM

COD had no record of accomplishment in public service or in the private sector, she was a perennial candidate who financed her lifestyle through campaign contributions rather than producing any kind of good or service for any kind of market. She often said the right things but her lack of accomplishment led her to say other unhelpful things and kept her campaign from being focused.

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 11:21 AM

All that may be true, but that was no reason for Tokyo Rove and others on “our” side to go after her. They should have respected the primary process and supported the candidate that Delaware Republicans had chosen. They were butthurt that they wouldn’t be able to yuk it up with their buddy Mike Castle so they let her twist in the wind.

Kafir on July 22, 2013 at 11:31 AM

rbj on July 22, 2013 at 10:48 AM

And one BIGGER boat.

docflash on July 22, 2013 at 11:33 AM

All that may be true, but that was no reason for Tokyo Rove and others on “our” side to go after her. They should have respected the primary process and supported the candidate that Delaware Republicans had chosen. They were butthurt that they wouldn’t be able to yuk it up with their buddy Mike Castle so they let her twist in the wind.

Kafir on July 22, 2013 at 11:31 AM

I wouldn’t necessarily disagree, but didn’t they send her $3M? Although this was a tea party year, she was running in a state that’s mostly Democrats.

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 11:36 AM

I thought Salem was in Massachusetts. I’m so confused.

ElectricPhase on July 22, 2013 at 11:47 AM

An IRS witch hunt.

(Sorry, I couldn’t resist.)

Bitter Clinger on July 22, 2013 at 11:49 AM

COD had no record of accomplishment in public service or in the private sector, she was a perennial candidate who financed her lifestyle through campaign contributions rather than producing any kind of good or service for any kind of market. She often said the right things but her lack of accomplishment led her to say other unhelpful things and kept her campaign from being focused.

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 11:21 AM

As opposed to Castle’s record of accomplishing the liberal agenda.

Buttercup on July 22, 2013 at 11:52 AM

This is a good year for attorneys who specialize in protecting government employees…

right2bright on July 22, 2013 at 11:58 AM

During her tenure at the Federal Elections Commission, Lois Lerner demonstrated a regular pattern of abuses of power targeting conservative candidates. After moving to the IRS, it is quite apparent, particularly after last week’s hearings, that she continued to abuse her position to target, harass, intimidate, and punish conservative organizations seeking tax-exempt status.

Now we are also learning of a pattern of operatives with access to IRS data who are actively using / leaking this private and confidential information for political purposes.

Last week in LA, Cedars-Sinai Hospital sacked 6 employees for their accessing patient records of stars at the hospital, including Kim K. Yet, when it comes to the IRS – no one has been sacked and Lois Lerner remains on a taxpayer funded vacation.

The 2nd charge planned for the Nixon impeachment was to be based on the abuses of power by the Nixon Administration via the IRS.

We’re seeing today abuses from the IRS / Obama Administration that go far beyond those done by the Nixon Administration, but nothing is being done and there is little real outrage.

And that is what is outrageous…

Athos on July 22, 2013 at 12:00 PM

As opposed to Castle’s record of accomplishing the liberal agenda.

Buttercup on July 22, 2013 at 11:52 AM

I would have taken 50% instead of 0%. Although Castle might have lost as well.
If I was a resident of DE, I would have supported COD, but with little enthusiasm.

Delaware resembles Massachusetts a bit in its electoral makeup. Often the best you can get is a RINO.

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 12:01 PM

But I won’t become like Jenfidel, whom I remember went crazy with her defense of Castle.

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 12:03 PM

Good or bad, it doesn’t matter…COD was harassed by the IRS, it doesn’t matter if it was a dem (but it never is), it’s so wrong, I can’t believe there are no marches on the capitol.

The abuse of IRS power, that is being revealed, is staggering, almost to the level of a cheap dime store novel.

Who COD was just isn’t important, the IRS needs to be brought down.

But notice, no one is proposing a flat tax, because the Republican’s along with the dems, will not give up the power, and the power to tax is the most powerful of all the weapons…from the beginning of time.

Kings controlled the serfs, emperors controlled the population…to tax is to keep people down, keep them working so hard they can’t cause change…and it keeps, as we are finding out, candidates from succeeding.

COD wasn’t the only one remember…Romney was a target also.

right2bright on July 22, 2013 at 12:05 PM

We’re seeing today abuses from the IRS / Obama Administration that go far beyond those done by the Nixon Administration, but nothing is being done and there is little real outrage.

And that is what is outrageous…

Athos on July 22, 2013 at 12:00 PM

And scary…no matter who is in power…and that is the concern, it’s almost as if they are saying, leave it be, when we are in power we will do the same…and the spiral continues downward…

right2bright on July 22, 2013 at 12:07 PM

I usually like your posts unseen, but this one radically misses the mark.
COD had no record of accomplishment in public service or in the private sector, she was a perennial candidate who financed her lifestyle through campaign contributions rather than producing any kind of good or service for any kind of market. She often said the right things but her lack of accomplishment led her to say other unhelpful things and kept her campaign from being focused.

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 11:21 AM

still supports unseen’s contention…why’d the dems and rove do it? dems knew she was weak,,,leave her alone, but no they just had to mess with her because they could get away with their illegal activities just to rub her raw. tell me about the great accomplishments of our other senators…and the president (while your at it) justifying their runs for office. and pig rove was pis*ed about mike castle and his group’s $ that went down the toilet.

gracie on July 22, 2013 at 12:09 PM

I usually like your posts unseen, but this one radically misses the mark.
COD had no record of accomplishment in public service or in the private sector, she was a perennial candidate who financed her lifestyle through campaign contributions rather than producing any kind of good or service for any kind of market. She often said the right things but her lack of accomplishment led her to say other unhelpful things and kept her campaign from being focused.

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 11:21 AM

If she was so weak, so incompetent, than let her hang herself, let her lose, why all the effort to remove her?

Because she wasn’t establishment, that’s why, she wouldn’t have been as easy to control…and btw, Liz Cheney, different person, but the old guard is lining up to defeat her…watch who goes after her, and you will see it’s the problem with the Republican’s.

right2bright on July 22, 2013 at 12:13 PM

If she was so weak, so incompetent, than let her hang herself, let her lose, why all the effort to remove her?

Because she wasn’t establishment, that’s why, she wouldn’t have been as easy to control…and btw, Liz Cheney, different person, but the old guard is lining up to defeat her…watch who goes after her, and you will see it’s the problem with the Republican’s.

right2bright on July 22, 2013 at 12:13 PM

See my original point, evil is often stupid.

All the points made about Rove, the establishment, & the Democrats do not disprove my point about COD’s status.

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 12:18 PM

Embattled IRS chief counsel met with Obama 2 days before writing new targeting criteria
10:26 AM 07/22/2013

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2013/07/22/embattled-irs-chief-counsel-met-with-obama-2-days-before-writing-new-targeting-criteria/#ixzz2Zn9TvQgq

check it out at drudge. u can thank issa for putting up with the little boy with his hand in the cookie jar elijah cummings for this one.

gracie on July 22, 2013 at 12:20 PM

That’s weird, I thought I put a link here about the DOJ refusing to prosecute or even look into these cases. I wonder where I put it really?

Cindy Munford on July 22, 2013 at 12:22 PM

Cindy Munford on July 22, 2013 at 12:22 PM

i think issa’s keeping the heat on them

gracie on July 22, 2013 at 12:25 PM

Might as well ask the person responsible: Obama and the WH counsel. You know it came straight from them as well as the leak to the media, which if I remember correctly, happened the day the lien was recorded.

pat on July 22, 2013 at 12:26 PM

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 12:18 PM

The point is and always should be, like it or not, the people of Delaware picked COD. And like it or not, it is not the job of the Republican establishment to thwart the will of the people by tearing down their own candidate. While it is hard for me to believe there wasn’t a better candidate somewhere between O’Donnell and Castle, you would not like this to happen to your candidate. Anyway, it has zero to do with IRS going after O’Donnell’s private information and I hope we would have the same outrage if it was a Democrat candidate.

Cindy Munford on July 22, 2013 at 12:28 PM

gracie on July 22, 2013 at 12:25 PM

He has a lot to overcome between the Left, the media (but I repeat myself) and the DOJ. I agree with Athos, Lois Lerner has a pattern here that is being overlooked. It is infuriating.

Cindy Munford on July 22, 2013 at 12:30 PM

The point is and always should be, like it or not, the people of Delaware picked COD. And like it or not, it is not the job of the Republican establishment to thwart the will of the people by tearing down their own candidate. While it is hard for me to believe there wasn’t a better candidate somewhere between O’Donnell and Castle, you would not like this to happen to your candidate. Anyway, it has zero to do with IRS going after O’Donnell’s private information and I hope we would have the same outrage if it was a Democrat candidate.

Cindy Munford on July 22, 2013 at 12:28 PM

I agree, so why are folks taking issue with the points I made?

To them – would you be as outraged if the candidate was a Democrat? I know, unlikely…but just suppose.

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 12:30 PM

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 12:30 PM

People get tired of fighting the same old argument over and over again. No citizen should be the subject of governmental intrusion. The really weird thing is that although the Right is obviously the target when it comes to elections, I can’t help but think that the NSA would be more interested in our citizens on the Left since they tend to be more sympathetic to terrorists and those who think that the U.S. could use a good lesson.

Cindy Munford on July 22, 2013 at 12:34 PM

Might as well ask the person responsible: Obama and the WH counsel. You know it came straight from them as well as the leak to the media, which if I remember correctly, happened the day the lien was recorded.

Problem is they will simply lie.

And who will actually hold them accountable for that lie – no one has held any senior Admin official, ranging from Geithner, to Holder, to Clapper, to Clinton, to Napolitano, to Chu, to Sebelius, to the President accountable for their numerous lies to Congress and the American people.

What’s happened with that Contempt of Congress charge that Holder has earned?

Has Issa called Lois Lerner back from her taxpayer funded vacation to take questions since they’ve determined she waived her 5th rights?

It’s past time the GOP Congressional leadership learns that no matter what they do – they will be attacked by the lamestream media – so they might as well stop the mistake of going along to get along and fight.

Athos on July 22, 2013 at 12:35 PM

Was the IRS on a witch hunt?

Steve Z on July 22, 2013 at 1:05 PM

COD had no record of accomplishment in public service or in the private sector, she was a perennial candidate who financed her lifestyle through campaign contributions rather than producing any kind of good or service for any kind of market. She often said the right things but her lack of accomplishment led her to say other unhelpful things and kept her campaign from being focused. 22044 on July 22, 2013 at 11:21 AM

What was Mike Castle if not a perennial candidate?!

Everything you mention here is meaningless. On what basis of “public service” was Beau Biden elected attorney general of DE? What “good or service” did he produce to enrich our lives?

Moron.

Akzed on July 22, 2013 at 1:13 PM

Steve Z on July 22, 2013 at 1:05 PM

Hahahaha, I get it!!!

Cindy Munford on July 22, 2013 at 1:18 PM

People get tired of fighting the same old argument over and over again.

Cindy Munford on July 22, 2013 at 12:34 PM

Looking at 22044′s original comment,

Evil is often stupid.
O’Donnell was a poor candidate but if this further exposes the IRS’ abuse, I say let’s roll.

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 10:51 AM

I’d say that anyone who’d accuse her of starting a fight has as much legitimacy & respectability as those who blame GZ at all for what angel devil Trayvon did to him…

Anti-Control on July 22, 2013 at 1:19 PM

What was Mike Castle if not a perennial candidate?!

Everything you mention here is meaningless. On what basis of “public service” was Beau Biden elected attorney general of DE? What “good or service” did he produce to enrich our lives?

Moron.

Akzed on July 22, 2013 at 1:13 PM

Everything I stated is true. I fixed the last part of your post, though.

There are conservatives on this thread. Quit arguing like liberals, OK? Please?

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 1:21 PM

I’d say that anyone who’d accuse her of starting a fight has as much legitimacy & respectability as those who blame GZ at all for what angel devil Trayvon did to him…

Anti-Control on July 22, 2013 at 1:19 PM

I’m not sure I follow.
But I appreciate your reference to my first statement.
That’s all I said – why people disagree so vehemently…I don’t know.
I’m not the enemy.

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 1:24 PM

I’m not sure I follow.
But I appreciate your reference to my first statement.
That’s all I said – why people disagree so vehemently…I don’t know.
I’m not the enemy.

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 1:24 PM

I agree.

Cindy said that people were tired of arguing about COD, and I was saying that those who were attacking you instead of your opinion about COD as a candidate were the people guilty of instigating the conflict…

Anti-Control on July 22, 2013 at 1:32 PM

Anti-Control on July 22, 2013 at 1:32 PM 22044 on July 22, 2013 at 1:24 PM

I hope I wasn’t coming off as attacking 22044, I just think bringing up what kind of candidate she was is counterproductive. Although…..you have to admit that it is interesting that she would be a target of the Obama administration. How weird is that?

Cindy Munford on July 22, 2013 at 1:39 PM

I hope I wasn’t coming off as attacking 22044, I just think bringing up what kind of candidate she was is counterproductive. Although…..you have to admit that it is interesting that she would be a target of the Obama administration. How weird is that?

Cindy Munford on July 22, 2013 at 1:39 PM

I just put it out there, no harm intended.
And maybe the NSA/IRS might target leftists instead of her, but as evil is often stupid, it is also often irrational.

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 1:43 PM

I hope I wasn’t coming off as attacking 22044

No, you didn’t.

I just think bringing up what kind of candidate she was is counterproductive.

Did you think it was counterproductive because you knew some here would get upset with her?

Although…..you have to admit that it is interesting that she would be a target of the Obama administration. How weird is that?

Cindy Munford on July 22, 2013 at 1:39 PM

Knowing how paranoid & obsessive 0dumba is? Not weird to me at all – I have no faith is his ability to refrain from doing the wrong thing!

Anti-Control on July 22, 2013 at 1:51 PM

Anti-Control on July 22, 2013 at 1:51 PM

I’m a guy, that maybe why I’m confused that it looks like you referred to me as “her”.

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 1:58 PM

I’m a guy, that maybe why I’m confused that it looks like you referred to me as “her”.

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 1:58 PM

haha wow, I am sorry about that! I thought I had seen you referred to as a female once – please accept my apology.

Anti-Control on July 22, 2013 at 2:08 PM

haha wow, I am sorry about that! I thought I had seen you referred to as a female once – please accept my apology.

Anti-Control on July 22, 2013 at 2:08 PM

Accepted – all the best, Anti-Control!

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 2:11 PM

Accepted – all the best, Anti-Control!

22044 on July 22, 2013 at 2:11 PM

Thank you, and same to you! :)

Anti-Control on July 22, 2013 at 2:18 PM

I just don’t think COD’s value as a candidate has anything to do with her as a victim of government overreach. I hope I would condemn the practice if it was a Democrat(although I probably would have a smirk on my face as I typed). If Obama felt the necessity to go after her, there is no telling what he has actually done while POTUS. The man has serious problems.

Cindy Munford on July 22, 2013 at 3:12 PM

Christine O’Donnell did not win her race for Senate, but it is good to see that she is still willing to publicly defend our freedom on this IRS issue.

Christine O’Donnell gave an excellent interview on Sean Hannity’s radio show this afternoon, which provided specific details about the ILLEGAL access of her tax records.

As a former candidate, Ms. O’Donnell could easily have chosen to keep this issue private. But instead, she is showing the strength of her backbone that I wish more of our elected leaders had. I predict that the IRS is going to really regret ever having crossed Christine O’Donnell.

Keep up the good fight, Christine! Your fellow Americans appreciate it!

wren on July 22, 2013 at 6:36 PM

The goal should be to make this stink so badly that at least 20 Senate Donks will vote for impeachment.

njcommuter on July 22, 2013 at 8:55 PM