IRS-Gate: Join the Call for a Special Counsel

Written by Matt Barber on June 11, 2013

I’m not begging my lords for mercy. I’m a born free American woman – wife, mother and citizen. And I’m telling my government that you’ve forgotten your place. It is not your responsibility to look out for my well-being and to monitor my speech. It’s not your right to assert an agenda.

Your post, the post that you occupy, exists to preserve American liberty. You’ve sworn to perform that duty and you have faltered. The abuses I will discuss today occurred on your watch. It is your responsibility to make sure it doesn’t happen again.

Indeed, Mrs. Gerritson is right. It is up to our government to make sure it doesn’t happen again; but it’s up to us to make sure our government gets moving.

“We are calling for a special counsel,” said Staver, “to spearhead the investigations exposing all who were involved – and, in particular, to find out where these illegal orders originated…

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“The IRS abuses during an election cycle, Benghazi-gate, the seizing of reporter email – all of which were preceded by the Fast and Furious scandal and the corruption surrounding the passage of Obamacare – are all symptoms of an out of control government,” he continued. “Join me in calling for the establishment of a special counsel to examine the IRS’ abuse of power and to hold those responsible accountable.”

The American people agree. According to a report from The Hill,

A Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll released late Tuesday shows 55 percent believe the IRS targeting of conservative groups raised questions about the administration’s “overall honesty and integrity.”

Fifty-eight percent say the administration’s handling of the Benghazi [mission] attack also raises questions about the honesty of the White House. The same number say the Justice Department’s subpoenaing of reporter email and phone records in national security leak investigations also raises concerns.

These and other chilling invasions of privacy by this Orwellian Obama administration have even prompted the hard-left New York Times to opine that the “administration has lost all credibility.”

I wasn’t aware it had any credibility to begin with.

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Matt Barber is founder and editor-in-chief of BarbWire.com and an attorney concentrating in constitutional law. In addition to his law degree, Matt holds a Master of Arts in Public Policy from Regent University. Matt is both an author and a popular columnist. He’s known for a unique writing style (an entertaining blend of thoughtful analysis and Swiftian satire, delivered with a rapier wit). Many newspapers and online publications run Matt’s columns, to include WND, TheBlaze, the Washington Times, TownHall and many more. Author of the book, “The Right Hook: From the Ring to the Culture War,” Matt is currently penning his first novel. In addition to frequent public speaking engagements, Matt has appeared as a cultural analyst on the Fox News Channel, MSNBC and CNN and is a regular guest on dozens of talk radio programs and networks including Michael Savage, the G. Gordon Liddy Show, Dennis Prager, the Michael Medved Show, the Janet Mefferd Show and others. Matt also co-hosts “Faith and Freedom” a daily legal and cultural issues talk radio program heard on about 90 stations across the country. Matt served twelve years in the Army National Guard, was a law enforcement officer for three years and a corporate fraud investigator for five years. Setting him apart from others in his various fields, Matt was an undefeated heavyweight professional boxer retiring in 2004. Prior to turning pro, he was a several time state and regional Golden Gloves champion, competing in the 1992 Western Olympic Trials and winning a Gold Medal in the 1993 Police and Fire World Games.

 

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