LACK OF MEDIA COVERAGE OF KOSKINEN IMPEACHMENT HEARING SHOWS MEDIA COMPLICIT IN OBAMA ADMINISTRATION COVERUP

Mogadore, OH – Portage County TEA Party Executive Director, Tom Zawistowski, lashed out today at the national media for their lack of coverage of the Impeachment Hearing of IRS Commissioner John Kosinen conducted this week by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Zawistowski called the national media “complicit” in the coverup by the Obama Administration saying “the national media has forfeited their special place under the US Constitution to be the eyes and […]

MATT LYNCH FILES TO RUN IN 14th CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT

Former Republican State Representative Matt Lynch today filed his petitions for the 14th Congressional primary to be held on March 15, 2016. Lynch had announced last June that he intended to challenge Republican incumbent Dave Joyce for the seat. “Congressman Joyce is the poster child for what’s wrong with Washington”, Lynch said, “Joyce has consistently voted with the lobbyists and political insiders and every Conservative group has graded him with an F”.

In 2014 Lynch ran […]

Strassel Solved the Riddle: Tea Party Targeting Round Two Underway

Say what you will about the Obama administration, but you’ve got to admit, they know how to play hardball and they are shameless.  Not qualities necessarily to be admired, but effective, nonetheless.

Kimberly Strassel’s WSJ piece, “IRS Targeting:  Round Two,”  explains the Obama administration’s latest shenanigans against the tea party.  It turns out the Administration’s feigned outrage over IRS targeting of tea parties may just have been a reaction to Phase One of a two […]

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Ohio Tea Party Groups Top IRS Targeting List in Documents Released By USA Today

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PRESS RELEASE
September 18, 2013
Contact: Tom Zawistowski
OHIO TEA PARTY GROUPS TOP IRS TARGETING LIST IN DOCUMENTS RELEASED BY USA TODAY
Kent, Ohio – Late Tuesday, September 17, 2013, USA Today published a story that indicated that “newly uncovered IRS documents show the agency flagged political groups based on the content of their literature, raising concerns specifically about “anti-Obama rhetoric,” inflammatory language […]

By |September 20th, 2013|IRS Intimidation|2 Comments

IRS Targeting of Tea Parties Continues, Surprised?

The latest bombshell coming out of the tea party intimidation scandal is the news that the IRS is still to this day targeting tea party groups.  The Washington Examiner reports Ways & Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp released closed door testimony of an IRS agent which revealed tea party applications are still being directed to a “secondary screening”.

The Washington Examiner report goes on to explain that in the absence of new procedures, IRS employees have […]

Jordan Goes On the Record to Talk IRS Obstruction of House Investigation

Ohio’s U.S. House Representative Jim Jordan (R) went “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren” to discuss the House Oversight Committee’s investigation into the IRS abuse of tea party groups.  The Committee sent a letter to Acting IRS Chief Daniel Werfel demanding the IRS stop obstructing their investigation and reminding him that it is a crime to obstruct a congressional investigation.

Jordan appeared with a stack of documents the Sub Committee received as part of a […]

Taxpayer Advocate Service Knew of IRS Targeting of OLC

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Saturday, June 15, 2013
Contact: Tom Zawistowski, 330-592-1848
MEDIA NOTE: Documents attached as PDF’s
TAXPAYER ADVOCATE SERVICE KNEW OF IRS TARGETING OF OLC ON FEBRUARY 21, 2012 AND DID NOT STOP THE PRACTICE
Akron, OH – Tom Zawistowski, past president of the Ohio Liberty Coalition (OLC) and Executive Director of the Portage County TEA Party, today released documents showing that the National Taxpayer Advocate Service had direct knowledge of the “Targeting” of the Ohio Liberty Coalition by the […]

Tom Z speaks with Fox’s Neil Cavuto

Tom Zawistowski, head of the Portage County Tea Party in Ohio, speaks on Your World with Neil Cavuto on June 3rd, 2013. Tom points out that the IRS does not like receiving the kind of scrutiny they have been dishing out lately. Information required from the IRS in May of this year by House Oversight Committee Chairman Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) has yet to be handed over. The administration’s story of a few rogue […]

Tom Zawistowski, head of Portage County Tea Party speaks with CATO Institute

From the very beginning, the authentically contagious grassroots Tea Party movement was viewed by the elite establishment ruling class as suspicious. They called us “astroturf” and accused us of being the contrived tools of the Republican Party and special interests groups. But when more and more groups just kept popping up into existence with no political or big money connections whatsoever, the establishment had to wonder, “Who are these people, really?” You see, the […]

Miller Time

Senator Rob Portman, Republican from Ohio, is very methodical as he paints Steven Miller, outgoing IRS commissioner, into a corner. It seems that Mr. Miller had prematurely “assured” the Senator that the scrutiny given to the various Tea Party groups by the IRS was not politically motivated. You see, Mr. Miller made this assurance before the team of investigators he sent to Cincinnati to ascertain the truthfulness of these allegations returned with their results. […]

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