Court rebukes IRS for tea party targeting, orders release of secret list


The judges ordered the IRS to quickly turn over the full list of groups it targeted so that a class-action lawsuit, filed by the NorCal Tea Party Patriots, can proceed. The judges also accused the Justice Department lawyers, who are representing the IRS in the case, of acting in bad faith — compounding the initial targeting — by fighting the disclosure.

  • Alain

    If justice still existed, those guilty of abuse of power in the IRA would be sent to prison, not just rebuked. “I was only following orders” was not accepted for the Nazis, and it should not be accepted for the IRA from the top down.