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June 7, 2013

Isn’t it truly amazing how organized these folks are?

CUMBERLAND — Susan L. Anderson, who was an Occupy Wall Street activist and a senior program adviser for the Washington-based group Public Campaign, is the wife of Douglas Schulman, the IRS commissioner that visited the White House, according to his own logs, 118 times.

His predecessor, Mark Everson, visited the White House only once during the four years of the George W. Bush administration. Mr. Schulman is Lois Lerner’s boss somewhere in the hierarchy. She pled the Fifth Amendment , remember.

Eric Holder visited the White House 62 times. In testimony before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Shulman cited reason for his visits: “The Easter Egg roll with my kids” ... 118 times!

His wife Susan Anderson has some skeletons in her closet. She openly campaigned for Obama, and even financially supported the Occupy Wall Street trust fund baby group.

Yes, I said trust fund! Isn’t it funny how organized they are? How they use every tax advantage that they can. The tweets from Susan Anderson brag about campaigning for Obama and Occupy Wall Street.

Her beloved Public Campaign is a 501(c) 3, 501(c) 4 and a Campaign Action Fund had no problem having its status approved by the IRS

Schulman’s wife, turns out, was also working for Organizing For America, the Obama political arm.

OFA, of course, didn’t have to suffer IRS targeting, when it became an “independent” organization (while still promoting Barack Obama), and applied for its exempt status.

Again had no problem.

Anderson continously criticized Mitt Romney for Cayman Island investments, but has been silent about Democrat Jack Lew’s Cayman Island investments. Mr. Lew is the Treasury Secretary, which is the cabinet that supervises the IRS.

Wake up!

Sgt. Stanley Weicht

Hancock

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