I’ve told my story before of my dealings with the IRS – how they decided to audit me after I publicly criticized President Bill Clinton on national television and forced me to spend significant money on lawyers and accountants just to prove I had done nothing wrong.
This is their game and they like to play it. There is no federal agency with more leeway to harass Americans who have broken no law and failed to pay no taxes.
So it’s hardly new that the IRS treats people badly, although the targeting of conservative organizations that has taken place under the Obama Administration has taken it to new heights.
They’re not done, though. Last week, the Wall Street Journal reported on two Americans who have had their money seized by the IRS simply because the government didn’t like the amounts of money they were withdrawing from their own bank accounts.