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View Diary: Darrell Issa just had a bad day: IRS 'targeted' groups with 'Occupy' and 'Progressive' in names (97 comments)

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  •  But that wouldn't necessarily mean that groups (3+ / 0-)
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    Dragon5616, Aunt Pat, methylin

    with particular "liberal" terms in their names were flagged for extra review.  Those liberal orgs that were denied could've been denied through a non-flagged process.  The flagging of groups for further review based on terms in their names is the basis of the "scandal".

    •  Anybody who ever worked in an environment (6+ / 0-)

      where sorting, prioritizing and developing an efficient work methodology in order to meet productivity goals should have recognized what was going on in the Cincinnati IRS office.  

      Identifying key words that likely indicated a political bent in applications is a perfectly defensible, understandable and appropriate way to sort through tens of thousands of applications.

      the fact that you're right is nothing more than interesting

      by Egg on Mon Jun 24, 2013 at 03:36:07 PM PDT

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