“Of those men who have overturned the liberties of republics, the greatest number have begun their career by paying an obsequious court to the people, commencing demagogues and ending tyrants.” –Alexander Hamilton (1787)
NOTE: This column was updated on 22 April 2013 with new and relevant findings, so that it serves as a chronology of how Obama’s IRS union thugs targeted conservative “Patriot,” “Tea Party” and other groups advocating Liberty and conservative themes.
As the first conservative digest of news, policy and opinion on the Internet, our startup team knew that if we were effective at advocating for Liberty and Rule of Law, we would someday be targeted, organizationally and individually, by those wanting to silence us.
We must be fulfilling our mission, because over the years we have received all manner of threats. So vivid have some of those threats been that we screen incoming mail and packages. Apparently, some NeoComs are not so “tolerant” of diverse viewpoints.
If you asked me whether I thought card-carrying members of the Socialist Democratic Party would, by way of their bureaucratic surrogates, use the IRS and other government agencies to target groups with the name “Patriot,” I would have said, “Of course.” If you asked me whether I thought they would get caught at it, I would have said “No,” because they’re smart enough to use “cutouts” between their office and the bureaucrats committing the offense.
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