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house Bill H. Res. 494

Does the Commissioner of the IRS Need to be Impeached?

Argument in favor

The IRS badly mishandled its investigation of Lois Lerner for targeting tax-exempt groups based on their political views, and as a result Congress should impeach the agency’s Commissioner, John Koskinen.

Curran's Opinion
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07/13/2016
Using government power to target and unequally steal from anyone you don't like deserves much more of a penalty than just losing one's job.
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Loraki's Opinion
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07/13/2016
But he's not the only one! Still, a teeny bit of JUSTICE is (barely) better than no justice at all! Why is Congress brave enough to go after a member of Obama's administration, but not after Obama, himself?! Is it because of the fact that Congressional leaders are RINOs, who support Obama's globalist agenda? And who care more about their own positions of power and privilege?! NO DOUBT OUR FOUNDING FATHERS ARE TURNING OVER IN THEIR GRAVES! Benjamin Franklin said we were getting "A REPUBLIC, IF YOU CAN KEEP IT!" And today we are a hair's breadth away from LOSING OUR REPUBLIC AND BECOMING A THIRD WORLD COMMUNIST COUNTRY! Our millennials have been indoctrinated by liberals in our public schools, our history is being rewritten, and all manifestations of PATRIOTISM are being reviled by the Left. IF YOU SEPARATE THE TREE OF LIBERTY FROM ITS ROOTS, THAT TREE WILL DIE! We need to weed out ALL CORRUPT AND SUBVERSIVE PEOPLE IN OUR GOVERNMENT, not just Commissioner Koskinen! America needs once more to rise to a standard of EXCELLENCE in EVERYTHING! We've done it before and we can do it again! We just need to reconnect with the values that made this nation a SHINING LIGHT ON A HILL, blessed and protected by God Almighty! Remember who you are! Not African American, not Muslim American, not ANY kind of hyphenated American! You are an AMERICAN, PERIOD! THIS IS THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AND WE HAVE A HERITAGE OF HONOR, PRIDE AND COURAGE. OUR NATION, MOREOVER, WAS FOUNDED ON CHRISTIAN PRINCIPLES! OUR REVERENCE FOR GOD AND HIS CHRIST AND THE HOLY BIBLE IS WHAT ENABLED AMERICA TO BECOME GREATLY BLESSED BY GOD. WE HAVE OUR PROBLEMS; WE ARE NOT PERFECT, BUT WE WILL FIGHT THE POWERS OF DARKNESS AND EVIL, SO HELP US, GOD! THIS IS AMERICA! LOVE IT OR LEAVE IT!!!
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PaulRevere's Opinion
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07/13/2016
The IRS should not be a militant agency either
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Argument opposed

Congress shouldn’t be wasting part of its remaining time in session this year with impeachment proceedings for the IRS Commissioner who isn’t directly responsible for the destruction of Lois Lerner’s emails.

alahmnat's Opinion
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07/13/2016
This is yet another stupid childish waste of time and money.
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Bob's Opinion
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07/13/2016
This is just another right wing witch hunt and a waste of time. The so-called charges have been disproven, and this is just revenge because right wing groups with tax-exempt status did illegal political action and got caught.
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Lmb852's Opinion
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07/13/2016
Let's properly fund our departments so they can do their jobs more efficiently.
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    Using government power to target and unequally steal from anyone you don't like deserves much more of a penalty than just losing one's job.
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    This is yet another stupid childish waste of time and money.
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    But he's not the only one! Still, a teeny bit of JUSTICE is (barely) better than no justice at all! Why is Congress brave enough to go after a member of Obama's administration, but not after Obama, himself?! Is it because of the fact that Congressional leaders are RINOs, who support Obama's globalist agenda? And who care more about their own positions of power and privilege?! NO DOUBT OUR FOUNDING FATHERS ARE TURNING OVER IN THEIR GRAVES! Benjamin Franklin said we were getting "A REPUBLIC, IF YOU CAN KEEP IT!" And today we are a hair's breadth away from LOSING OUR REPUBLIC AND BECOMING A THIRD WORLD COMMUNIST COUNTRY! Our millennials have been indoctrinated by liberals in our public schools, our history is being rewritten, and all manifestations of PATRIOTISM are being reviled by the Left. IF YOU SEPARATE THE TREE OF LIBERTY FROM ITS ROOTS, THAT TREE WILL DIE! We need to weed out ALL CORRUPT AND SUBVERSIVE PEOPLE IN OUR GOVERNMENT, not just Commissioner Koskinen! America needs once more to rise to a standard of EXCELLENCE in EVERYTHING! We've done it before and we can do it again! We just need to reconnect with the values that made this nation a SHINING LIGHT ON A HILL, blessed and protected by God Almighty! Remember who you are! Not African American, not Muslim American, not ANY kind of hyphenated American! You are an AMERICAN, PERIOD! THIS IS THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AND WE HAVE A HERITAGE OF HONOR, PRIDE AND COURAGE. OUR NATION, MOREOVER, WAS FOUNDED ON CHRISTIAN PRINCIPLES! OUR REVERENCE FOR GOD AND HIS CHRIST AND THE HOLY BIBLE IS WHAT ENABLED AMERICA TO BECOME GREATLY BLESSED BY GOD. WE HAVE OUR PROBLEMS; WE ARE NOT PERFECT, BUT WE WILL FIGHT THE POWERS OF DARKNESS AND EVIL, SO HELP US, GOD! THIS IS AMERICA! LOVE IT OR LEAVE IT!!!
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    The IRS should not be a militant agency either
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    Used to be that lying to congress under oath was enough to get you in trouble. Remember back in the days when laws applied to everyone!
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    It's long past time that the corruption in the Obama administration is eradicated.
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    About time. Another Obama misfit about to be sent home. Lying eyes and a smirk while "answering" questions. And while this may be perceived as a waist of time, it's a step to rid the WH of cockroaches. I've already read of House RINO's say: there is so little time before summer break, or Oh, it will cost to much, or IRS will be cleaned out next year after the election. Mean while Sen McCain hangs his head thinking "The commissioner and I had such a hoot at the last WH party". Or the House Speaker saying, "Why can't we get along." Boo hoo
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    Why stop at impeaching the commissioner when we could just abolish the entire IRS? The IRS exists so the government can steal your money more efficiently. Impeach the clown and replace him with no one. #taxationistheft
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    This is just another right wing witch hunt and a waste of time. The so-called charges have been disproven, and this is just revenge because right wing groups with tax-exempt status did illegal political action and got caught.
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    Impeach and don't replace!
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    Let's properly fund our departments so they can do their jobs more efficiently.
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    Need to impeach Obama too
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    Clearly this gentleman is just another political hack placed in his current position to defend the Obama administration. Watching him smirk and laugh at the Congressional hearings was infuriating!!
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    This would be a waste of time. When reading the bill summary, it's sounds as if they are claiming he was knowingly lying and could have complete control of the emails in question. It's implausible that he has that much power and far more likely that we was ignorant of others' actions.
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    Abolish the IRS.
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    We need civil servants who ate not political. He needs to go.
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    Yes and Lynch and Clinton should serve time as well.
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    He lied and supervised the destruction of evidence. He needs the boot.
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    Leach the bastard along with Hillary Clinton. I am sick and tried to see all these democratic assholes get off with their crimes. Especially the head of the IRS and the Clintons.
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    Self explanatory
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