If it weren’t for bad press, the IRS would have no press at all…
First, it was revealed the IRS failed to implement critical upgrades to its computer systems which made it much easier for Russian hackers to steal information from more than 100,000 taxpayers. Then, if Russian hackers weren’t enough, an IRS employee in Missouri pleaded guilty to stealing more than $325,000 by filing fraudulent tax returns – stealing the identities of American taxpayers.
Now, we learn that as Congress began its investigation into the unlawful scheme targeting conservative and Tea Party groups the IRS used “hundreds of attorneys” to hide critical information from Congress.
And in the process, we, the American taxpayers, get screwed. We’re paying them to be irresponsible and use our own money against us to hire lawyers and hide the truth.
Civil servants… that’s what we call people who work for government agencies. They used to be held to the same standards as elected officials (I know, that bar has dropped too) and they’re supposed to work FOR US, not against us!
This is OUR FAULT! If we don’t demand better, they’ll just keep running over us.
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