Unbelievable harassament of True the Vote after applying for tax exempt status

Even after being aware of the IRS targeting Tea Party groups that applied for tax-exempt status, I still find this report both chilling and shocking.

Over the weekend, True the Vote founder Catherine Engelbrecht discussed with Huckabee how, after applying for tax-exempt status in 2010, she’s had 17 different interactions with several different federal agencies, including the FBI, IRS, OSHA, Commission on Environmental Quality, and the ATF.


After hearing all that I’m shocked that she didn’t end up getting sued by the DOJ for something as well.

Here’s the full interview:

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75 thoughts on “Unbelievable harassament of True the Vote after applying for tax exempt status

  1. And the number one result of all these stories is people not donating, not volunteering, not organizing, not speaking up …. We’ll all turn into cowed comrades afraid to lift up our heads. The only way to encourage freedom again is for Congress or some big entity to bring this all to light and to PUNISH those who abused their power.

  2. The IRS has show clearly what the true opposition party is….the political force they truly fear: The Tea party.

  3. A great way to show support and join the fight to save our republic is to Join “True The Vote” as a volunteer. Here is the URL: http://www.truethevote.org/.
    Remember how there were some 2012 election results in Phila where the district was 100 percent for Obama!.
    Remember how many in our military were denied the opportunity to vote because of absentee ballot processing issues. We need to do everything possible to make sure our elections are fair and honest. The voting booth is a great place to start. A fair and honest press might be next.

  4. I’ve heard Rush and other conservative radio pundits say that Obama didn’t give the marching orders and that all he had to do is set the tone.  No disrespect, Rush, but I don’t agree with you.
    This is a widespread abuse of power.  Multiple government agencies being used to target opposing voices just doesn’t happen because Obama said “get in their faces”.  Setting a tone does not organize a cohesive attack from multiple government agencies.  No, you’re not going to find the emails or the evidence, but that’s because the Dems have been structuring this for years and are very good at protecting the top. 
    As with ACORN, an obvious effort being directed from top officials in the organization (and in the Democrat party), only peons making $8 an hour were charged with any crimes.  Does anyone believe that those low level individuals making pennies were responsible for organizing a large effort to illegally get out votes and to trash registrations for Bush?  Not a chance, but that’s the way the cookies crumbled and the law played it.  Despite testimony that it was being directed from the top and they were being trained to do so.

    1. kong1967 Agreed!  And when the DOJ has been suing states passing voter ID laws, it is evident they targeted anyone that wanted a true and correct election.

      1. Orangeone  Exactly, and they set the stage for American elections in the future.  I think we will have to overcome this massive corruption every election from now on.

        1. kong1967 Orangeone If Obama and Holder get their way, there will be no more elections. They have attacked, 1st, 2nd, 4th amendments already so why would they leave the Constitutional right to vote untouched, at least for whites?

        2. Orangeone  Yeah, I’m wondering if we’re going to see an effort by the left to get rid of Presidential term limits before Obama leaves office.

        3. kong1967 Orangeone 
          What do you mean “leaves”?  Did you miss the memo… He’s got a great “Crisis” manufactured… All ready to put in place… There will need to be a “suspension of elections for the “greater good” and it will be temporary”…  I wish I was joking… I hope I am… But I fear I’m not… Not with this jackass in power.

        4. WolfieUSA  I don’t know if there is a “known” manufactured crisis coming, but I’m sure there is whether it’s unknown of at this point or not. 
          The Democrat party is famous for manufactured crisis’, and I don’t believe for a second that we won’t have to weather one before Obama’s term is over.

    2. kong1967 Rush seems to be changing his mind on this. He reported this morning that the targeting of conservative groups began right after the head of the IRS union met with Obama in the White House. This was not just a coincidence. Obama gave the marching orders to the union in 2010 because he was fearful of the Tea Party.  The union made sure his orders were carried out and kept IRS employees (who are all part of the union) in line.

      1. PapaLouie kong1967 I picture the Employees Union President wetting her pants with glee, realizing the the First Black President of the United States had asked her for help with his enemies. This union leadership scum is the bottom of the barrel. This president looks like a twin of the Chicago Teachers Union president. At least they are carrying on the tradition opf beer bellies for Union officials.

      2. PapaLouie  Thank you for filling me in.  I’m usually asleep when Rush is on so I don’t get to hear him very often.

  5. I’d hate to see the price tab for our government using it’s agencies to crush people for wanting to have a voice.  It’s supposed to be government of the people, by the people, and for the people.  Is this what we have?
    We are inches from losing our voices for good.  If we do not defeat this liberal corruption using government itself to destroy us, we are done forever…..short of a civil war.

        1. kong1967 Orangeone That’s what they are trying but they will fail.  America is awake and we are communicating the overreach.

  6. Well, governments have often overstepped their power – that’s why Parliament was ‘invented’, that’s why people elect representatives to check on government and administration.
    Sadly, those representatives often don’t do their duty for which they were elected. Here’s a speech making the rounds over here:

    “It is high time for me to put an end to your sitting in this place, which you have dishonoured by your contempt of all virtue, and defiled by your practice of every vice; ye are a factious crew, and enemies to all good government; ye are a pack of mercenary wretches, and would, like Esau, sell your country for a mess of pottage, and, like Judas, betray your God for a few pieces of money. Is there a single virtue now remaining amongst you? Is there one vice you do not possess? Ye have no more religion than my horse; gold is your God; which of you have not barter’d your conscience for bribes? Is there a man amongst you that has the least care for the good of the Commonwealth?Ye sordid prostitutes have you not defil’d this sacred place, and turn’d the Lord’s temple into a den of thieves, by your immoral principles and wicked practices? Ye are grown intolerably odious to the whole nation; you were deputed here by the people to get grievances redress’d, are yourselves gone! So! Take away that shining bauble there, and lock up the doors.In the name of God, go!”
    Speech attributed to O.Cromwell.

    With 2014 coming ever closer, you might like to remind your Congress Critters that you yourselves have the same power as Oliver Cromwell did then: you can send them to h*ll yourselves!

  7. If the POS administration is being let off the hook in this particular instance – the hounding of conservative citizens and groups – then you can look forward to a Hillary WH in 2016, because then all can be hounded,from big donors, whose names will be given to the Soros-Press for further defilement, to the last gentleman and lady who is posting things on her or his facebook page.
    It is no accident that they harassed Mrs Englebrecht, because her ‘True the Vote’ has been and will be a thorn in the side of the Chicago thugs who run this government and the dem party. After all, how can they stuff ballot boxes with ballots of unregistered voters bussed in to win if citizens are keeping a watch?
    I hope that many more citizens will now stand up and tell their tales, because I very much doubt that this is a single case. How many others who organised ‘True the Vote’ in their states were harassed? Stand up and tell!
    If you think you alone are being taken on by the big IRS guns, you’re bund to feel small and vulnerable. If there are many of you across the country, that will start shaking this card-house.
    Oh, and it’s always good to learn from the enemy – one communist slogan was: “One finger can be broken – five fingers make a fist” … you get the meaning!

      1. WolfieUSA
        Thanks, Wolfie – this harassment of ordinary people trying to do their civic duty makes my blood boil!

        1. colliemum WolfieUSA 
          Welcome to the club.  🙂  I know, a silly response, I’m just trying to find some humor or good or something to lift my spirits again today. 🙂

        2. lawngreen WolfieUSA colliemum 
          Thank you lawngreen!  That was an awesome (I know, it’s an overused word, but…) video!  I love it!!! Thank YOU!I wish everyone could/should see!  Support SOS!!!

    1. colliemum This happened because John Boehner has failed to do has job as Speaker of the House.  This was all known before the 2012 election yet no hearings. Why not?

        1. WolfieUSA Orangeone colliemum Good one! BTW, have you seen my latest blog?  It’s a good one!

        2. WolfieUSAOrangeonecolliemumhttp://rednationrising.wordpress.com/2013/05/20/treasury-inspector-general-report-part-i-highlights-and-timeline/

        3. Orangeone WolfieUSA colliemum 
          I just tweeted it out to my alleged 1,300 some odd followers… most of whom seem to be asleep or in comas or something based on RT’s But I try to spread knowledge and truth… As I always say…   Do what you can with what you have…

    1. Dukehoopsfan : will Boehner still ask BHO to play golf, together,  again….will they all go for a beer…..both parties had spit on Americans.
      If RNC is appalled, why one of the culprits, who got $103,000+ bonus and was promoted to do the same (id est eliminate conservatives) at the office of………….obamacare, still has a job? Why isn’t she in front of a judge? WHY???

      1. john11111 Dukehoopsfan Sadly, I am not too hopeful of the stupid party growing a collective set of stones and getting the people’s business done properly.

  8. The Answer to the Congressman’s question is a resounding YES! They are drunk with power! 
    “You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has nothing to do with the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies.” — Jesus Christ, John 8:44

  9. I’m not fond of politicians.  I don’t even like most of them… Baby kissing, hand shaking so long as there’s a camera around….  I see politicians as more a necessary evil than a great calling.  I view politicians as public servants.  There to do what we tell them to do.  
    Enemies… I always thought they would come from overseas… A great war!  An invasion… Enemy in Uniform, fighting for a foreign government or people.  
    Then there is Al-Queda and their camel jockeys and rag headed supporters…  They are cowardly scum who hide behind the skirt of a woman and behind children and behind their Mosques while they murder and butcher in the name of their god.    I despise them…  But at least most of them are over there.  
    But now… I feel that we are at war with the US Government!  That should be impossible!  They are there to serve US!  We surround them!  We outnumber them!  We pay their damn pay checks!  Yet, with NObama… Every single day… I log in and see another scandal, another news item to enrage my soul and sink my heart…  
     An Enemy WITHIN!!
    After beating the British… Enduring a Civil War which tore the country apart… Winning 2 world wars…  Defeating Tojo and his empire, defeating Hitler and his empire building! 
    (takes a deep breath)
    Sadly, this reminds me of a great warrior!  A victor in every challenge!  A undefeated champion!  And then one day… he gets Cancer….  What no outside force could ever defeat in battle…   Now… In danger from within…  
    The Warrior stands tall, strong… brave!  and the white blood cells get to work…  We are the white blood cells!  Fighting from within to keep the warrior strong and safe and free and…. alive!  
    I’m done…  If there was a libtard reading this… you can be sure he’d call me a racist for saying “white blood cells” and the entire point of my post would be seen to zoom right over his head….

    1. WolfieUSA Well said (as always), Wolfie.  I, too, can’t think of a single politician of either stripe that I have any true affection for; I think they’re all corrupt — they just have varying degrees of corruption.  I say this based on some very involved readings I’ve been doing in the past few years; we don’t really have a two-party system any longer — we have a one-party system with two distinct flavors, and they’re both willing to sacrifice what THE AMERICAN PEOPLE BELIEVE IN for political expediency.

      The fact that we have to undergo hearings to expose what clearly is illegal behavior astounds me.  The fact that no charges have yet been filed in this single IRS matter infuriates me.

    2. WolfieUSA Not me. I have no complaints at all, Wolfie I’m proud of you! I’m headed down to the blood bank today to see if I can get some blue blood cells pumped in!

  10. 53% of Americans who support Obama don’t see any problem with this treatment. Like the Germans of the 1930’s they are  cheering him on; “I am a Black Man”  smells white blood..  He’s running out of time and he needs to keep the hate alive. He will.

    1. …nicely said……. yes – he DOES smell white blood – but now he’s got too many patriots on his back to get away with his junk…..if they keep fighting, he WILL lose – and he SHOULD lose…

      1. AmericanPatriot77 Fighting is the key. I keep fighting with words, ringing the alarm bell with every breath. The hate this single piece of human scum has brought back to our society is enough to indict him and his kind for eternity. There can no longer be peace for any man in this nation. Vigilance, courage,and determination—THAT is the cost of freedom that you will find buried in the ground.  You can’t just wake up one day in 1863 and find out that some petty politician just signed an executive order and now your are a “free man.” You didn’t deserve it. You didn’t earn it. You want freedom” You’ve  got to take it and hold it.

  11. This IRS scandal is getting broader and broader. so is the AP scandal. 

    1. Laurel A Yes, he will.  These Republicans will not impeach the first black President.

      1. E Lee Zimmerman Laurel A They might start it but the Senate will not follow through.

  12. Englebrecht was TARGETED.
    This harassment was part of Obama’s suppression of opposition – a kind of election fraud.

    1. Granada1492 Read J. Christian Adams’ INJUSTICE (I did over the weekend).  This kind of election fraud on the part of the Democrats has been going on for years.  The fact that it’s only coming to light now shows you just how long the mainstream media has been corrupt.

  13. I hope every one of these groups gets a lawyer and sues the living shiite out of the government and all who participated. If all of these scandals end up under the rug, We the People will know how little representation we truly get from the Repubs. Then it is time to vote them out or throw them out at the point of a gun. enough is enough. I’m mad as hell and I’m not going to take it anymore.

  14. “Obama Met With IRS Union Leader Day Before They Targeted Conservatives…”  Duh!
    “I Personally Know 15 People Who Wrote Out Big Checks To Mitt Romney And Within 90 Days Got IRS Audit Notices…”  Duh!
    It wasn’t simply voter fraud, it was every possible type of fraud, lies, and intimidation you could ever imagine folks. Looks like much of the US Government has been shilling for Obama and helping him muzzle his political foes. 
    Oh, they got the “ends” they wanted…they “won” the election. It’s the “means” though that is going to bury them.

  15. Abuse of Office
    Abuse of Power
    In a sane world, Obama would have been put out of office long ago.

  16. God bless Catherine for coming forward because this is what Americans need to hear about, not the govt’s propaganda. The Obama administration needs to be taken down, dismantled and charges pressed against those who have acted criminally. Their egregious behavior must be stopped ASAP if we are to remain a democratic republic.

    1. njmom Agreed, but it won’t be stopped.  They’ll simply find yet another avenue to exploit the mighty power of the government.

      1. E Lee Zimmerman njmom We’ll find a way. If the patriots rid themselves of the King of England we can certainly rid ourselves of this administration. Trust God and He will lead us.The Lord won’t abandon us because we’re on His side.

  17. “Is this government so full on power?” Don’t get me started.  Dang this stuff has gone on way too long. Where the he!! are the Patrick Henrys the George Washingtons of our generation?!

    1. AmericanborninCanada We the people are the Henrys, Washingtons and Jeffersons of our day and like those who went before must not back down but fight the enemy within our borders and win each battle. We must look to ourselves rather than depend upon another and find those who like us are willing to stand for freedom. We’re on God’s side and “if God be for us who can be against us?” Keep the faith.

    2. AmericanborninCanada 
      A great way to show support and join the fight to save our republic is to Join “True The Vote” as a volunteer. Here is the URL: http://www.truethevote.org/.
      Remember how there were some 2012 election results in Phila where the district was 100 percent for Obama!.Remember
      how many in our military were denied the opportunity to vote because of
      absentee ballot processing issues. We need to do everything possible to
      make sure our elections are fair and honest. The voting booth is a
      great place to start. A fair and honest press might be next.

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