For most of my adult life I like many of my fellow citizens have been intimidated by the IRS. When you get a call or a letter from the IRS it is usually not good news and this agency unlike other Federal agencies, operates on the basis that you are guilty first and then have to prove your innocence. Over time it has evolved or devolved into a truly un-American arm of the Federal government with total discretion over who to audit, intimidate and destroy and we have tolerated it for far too long. No American should live in fear of his or her government or feel that they have no rights when the heavy hand of the government come down on them. No Americans should have their lives destroyed by government for honest mistakes or because of their political, religious or cultural beliefs or affiliations.
As this regime is swallowed up by multiple scandals of their own creation the one involving the IRS is the one who affects most individuals and ultimately may be the one that becomes the most infamous.
In the initial days of what is becoming a crisis for the nation we have learned that the IRS has over the past two election cycles has reportedly done the following.