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When House Republicans earn back the House the first thing we’ll do is to repeal the 87,000 IRS agents House Democrats hired to target families and small businesses.
— Elise Stefanik (@EliseStefanik) September 23, 2022
We do not need to revert the IRS to its pre-87,000 agents status. We need to destroy the IRS. The IRS has no place in our society. Its methods make a mockery of the concept of innocent until proven guilty. Its body of laws that it enforces is so voluminous and intricate that it can make a case out of virtually any balance sheet in the country if it wanted to.
No one was held accountable for them auditing tea party groups to tip the election in Obama’s favor. It is a corrupt agency like the FBI and the rest of the Washington bureaucratic culture. These agencies will never expose anyone. They will never admit wrongdoing. They will never be contrite. Doing so means foregoing their power and budgets that they have won. They will double and triple down on the abuse because normalizing the abuse means keeping the mask of their credibility and continuing survival.
The GOP for decades has claimed to be against big government, taxes, and abusive practices from the state. Getting rid of the IRS would be a win-win-win. Why hasn’t one job ever been cut at the IRS? Why hasn’t there even been the pretense to downsize them at all? Americans have had to downsize all the time. Americans have foregone getting their kids braces. Americans have foregone turning down their thermostats. Americans have had to lay off competent and loyal workers. Americans have had to buy fewer groceries. Americans have had to drive less. All for doing the right things and trying to make ends meet. Yet the small government party can’t find the will to make the government smaller? Americans have had to find the will to make all aspects of their lives shrink, including their freedoms.
Currently the GOP is pushing to fund the corrupt, big, bloated, abusive government through December. Why? Why revert the IRS to its levels from last year? Why not cut out the cancer completely? What will likely happen is they’ll cut the 87,000 to 40,000 or some such number and call that a win. Then they’ll try to conserve the 40,000 new hires as being the new normal. These people aren’t leaders. They have no solutions. And they aren’t worth our time. Is this what you’re really fighting for? That the IRS should go back to the Lois Lerner days? What a sham.Published in