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Economics and Armchair Psychology

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“Economics is haunted by more fallacies than any other study known to man.”― Henry Hazlitt

Over millennia, numerous enterprises have sought the status of science. Few have succeeded because they have failed to discover anything that stood up to scrutiny as knowledge. No body of beliefs, no matter how widely accepted or how extensive in scope, can ever be scientific.

In the Ptolemaic system of astronomy, the epicycle is a geometric model of the solar system and planetary motion. It was first proposed by Apollonius of Perga at the end of the 3rd century BCE and its development continued until Kepler came up with a better model in the 17th century, and the geocentric model of the solar system was replaced by Copernican heliocentrism. In spite of some very good approximations to the problems of planetary motion, the system of epicycles could never get anything right.

Phrenology was originated by Franz Joseph Gall [right] in the late 1700s. After examining the heads of a number of young pickpockets, Gall found that many of them had bumps on their skulls just above their ears and suggested that the bumps, indentations, and shape of the skull could be linked to different aspects of a person’s personality, character, and abilities. Gall measured the skulls of people in prisons, hospitals, and asylums and developed a system of 27 different “faculties” that he believed could be directly diagnosed by assessing specific parts of the head, and he chose to ignore any contradictory evidence. After Gall’s death in 1828, several of his followers continued to develop phrenology. Despite some brief popularity, it was eventually viewed as a pseudoscience much like astrology, numerology, and palmistry. All of these, too, could never get anything right.

Sigmund Freud was an Austrian neurologist who is known as the father of psychoanalysis which is a clinical method for treating psychopathology by having a patient talk to a psychoanalyst. Results on the mental health of patients were scanty at best. Some contend that Freud set back the study of psychology and psychiatry “by something like fifty years or more”, and that “Freud’s method is not capable of yielding objective data about mental processes”. Others consider psychoanalysis to be perhaps the most complex and successful pseudoscience in history. Karl Popper, who argued that all proper scientific theories must be potentially falsifiable, claimed that no experiment could ever disprove Freud’s psychoanalytic theories and thus were totally unscientific. Now Freud’s work has little relevance in psychiatry. It could never cure anyone. But it was not Freud who created a pseudoscience, it was the people who uncritically adopted his views.

Today the great fraudulent science is economics, but I don’t intend to beat that carcass. It has been shown not to be a science by numerous astute people. Even some renowned economists have been convinced of it. Paul Samuelson has said, “Economics has never been a science—and it is even less now than a few years ago.” Even Nassau William Senior knew it: “The confounding Political Economy with the Sciences and Arts to which it is subservient, has been one of the principal obstacles to its improvement.”

Yet many working economists continue to claim that it is or at least that it is more of a science than its siblings in the social enterprises of study. Perhaps these people feel that their work lacks dignity if it is not scientific, being unable to say exactly what it is if it is not science. So let’s look at some things that economists regularly do to see if what they are doing can be defined.

Jared Bernstein [right], with a Ph.D. in Social Welfare from Columbia University, is not technically an economist but he has held many positions that an economist would usually hold. He was chief economist and economic adviser to Vice President Joe Biden and a member of President Obama’s economic team. Prior to joining the Obama administration, he was a senior economist and the director of the Living Standards Program at the Economic Policy Institute. Between 1995 and 1996, he held the post of deputy chief economist at the U.S. Department of Labor. His pieces are frequently posted on Economist’s View where I found a piece containing the following section:

the deeper, and more interesting, reason one worries about too-low inflation right now comes out of the work of Ackerlof et al back in the mid-1990s. It has to do with sticky wages, something Keynes recognized as contributing to intractably high UK unemployment back in the early 1920s. Back in the mid-90s, we also faced a period when price growth was slowing, and inflation hawks called for the Fed to set zero as their inflation target. Alan Greenspan apparently took it seriously, and internally debated the idea.

That inspired Ackerlof et al to think about what might happen in a zero inflation economy, and what they found was that it would engender significant costs in terms of unemployment and growth.

The reason that zero inflation creates such large costs to the economy is that firms are reluctant to cut wages. In both good times and bad, some firms and industries do better than others. Wages need to adjust to accommodate these differences in economic fortunes. In times of moderate inflation and productivity growth, relative wages can easily adjust. The unlucky firms can raise the [nominal] wages they pay by less than the average, while the lucky firms can give above-average increases. However, if productivity growth is low (as it has been since the early 1970s in the United States) and there is no inflation, firms that need to cut their relative wages can do so only by cutting the money [i.e., nominal] wages of their employees. Because they do not want to do this, they keep relative wages too high and employment too low.

As long as there’s a little inflation in the system, “less fortunate” firms can give nominal wage increases below the rate of inflation, allowing them to adjust to harder times. With very low inflation, they don’t have the room to pull that off.

When I read this, I recognized that the fuzzy writing, which is always a symptom of bad thinking, lead to entirely the wrong conclusions. First we see that “firms are reluctant to cut wages.” Then we see that firms cut wages by giving “nominal wage increases below the rate of inflation” which, apparently, firms are not at all “reluctant” to do. The conclusion that aches to be drawn is that inflation allows firms to covertly reduce the wages of their employees, and it does that regardless of the firms’ financial conditions, since nothing prohibits any firm from giving raises below the rate of inflation. Bernstein wants the rate of inflation to be higher so employers can engage in this sneaky way of reducing the wages of their employees. Inflation is good for employers but bad for employees.

Bernstein is involved in equation adjusting, a prevalent practice among economists. An equation exists; economists call it a model. The equation, they believe, describes reality albeit in a simplistic way. When economic data is plugged into the equation, if both sides are unequal, one side, or sometimes both sides, must be adjusted to make both sides equal. I don’t know what specific equation Bernstein has in mind, but I know that one side describes, in mathematical terms, the economic conditions firms face, and the other side describes the costs of production. So when the side that describes the economic conditions the firms face declines, something on the other side must be reduced.

For Bernstein, it’s wages. But what has the equation to do with reality? Economists believe that their equations describe reality accurately, but no model ever comes accompanied by a proof that it does. As Keynes pointed out, “Too large a proportion of recent ‘mathematical’ economics are mere concoctions, as imprecise as the initial assumptions they rest on, which allow the author to lose sight of the complexities and interdependencies of the real world in a maze of pretentious and unhelpful symbols.” As others have pointed out, the map is not the territory.

When the model that Bernstein has in mind is combined with what economists call the Paradox of Thrift (the claim that saving benefits consumers but damages the economy and spending, which benefits the economy, damages consumers), it follows that Capitalism can never be made to function in a way that benefits all people.

Economic models are based on mere beliefs, many of which can never be known to be true. Consider the following claims for instance:

“Nobody ever saw a dog make a fair and deliberate exchange of one bone for another with another dog. Nobody ever saw one animal by its gestures and natural cries signify to another, this is mine, that yours; I am willing to give this for that.” Adam Smith

“Every individual is continually exerting himself to find out the most advantageous employment for whatever capital he can command.” Adam Smith

“That every person is desirous to obtain, with as little sacrifice as possible, as much as possible of the articles of wealth.” Nassau William Senior

“Everyone wants to live at the expense of the state.” Frederic Bastiat

“People spend more when they feel wealthier, even if they’re not.: Economists call this the “wealth effect,”

“the consumption of the rich is no more than a scaled-up version of the consumption of the poor”

And then there’s this from Dani Rodrik: “Mainstream economists are often seen as ideologues of the market economy. I would concede that most of my economist colleagues tend to view markets as inherently desirable and government intervention as inherently unwelcome. But in reality what we teach our students in the classroom – the advanced students if not the undergraduates –and what we talk about in the seminar room are typically much more about the myriad ways in which markets fail.”

How could anyone know any of these things? Did Adam Smith spend a lot of time observing the behavior of dogs? And even if he did, what would that have taught him about trade? In what sense do public school teachers or nurses continually exert themselves to find out the most advantageous employment for whatever capital s/he can command? How many readers of this piece want to live at the expense of the state? And how many economics teachers have had their teaching observed by Prof. Rodrik? No evidence exists for the truth of any of these examples.

So why do economists make claims like these? Is it because these claims describe how they themselves would behave if given the opportunity? Was Bastiat spectacularly lazy? Was Smith really a greedy man? If those who make such claims wouldn’t have acted in the ways they described, wouldn’t they then know that the claims were false?

These all are unprovable claims about human (or canine) nature. Economics as we know it is nothing but claims about how human beings will act in given circumstances. As such, it is nothing but armchair psychology, and the psychology is based on the psychological attributes of the economists making the claims. Greedy people believe that all people are. Dishonest people believe that all people are. Corrupt people believe that all people are. Evil people believe that all people are. But, you know, they’re wrong! Paul Bloom, a professor of psychology at Yale, says.

When it comes to accepting or changing the status quo . . . [people] tended to “defer to experts or the community.” Economists assume that “everything is subject to market pricing unless proven otherwise. … The problem is not that economists are unreasonable people, it’s that they’re evil people. … They work in a different moral universe.”

Martin Feldstein tells us how its all supposed to work:

“When the Fed buys long-term government bonds and mortgage-backed securities, private investors are no longer able to buy those long-term assets. Investors who want long-term securities therefore have to buy equities [stocks]. That drives up the price of equities, leading to more consumer spending [wealth effect].”

But it doesn’t work, does it?

Economists have been carrying coal to Newcastle since Adam Smith provided English merchants with a rationalization of what they had always wanted to do—treat their fellow human beings as beasts of burden. Economists continue to perform the same function.

“Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone.”—John Maynard Keynes

Economics is not about economy; it is a way or organizing society. Our economists have resuscitated an old social order. We live in a neofeudal world where the elite rentier group lives in manor mansions and everyone else is a serf.

 

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Obama Supported CIA & al-Qa’ida Mercenaries Execute Syrian Civilians

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GRAPHIC Video of CIA & al-Qa’ida Mercenaries Executing Syrian Civilians as Propaganda Calculated to Demonize Muslims Worldwide

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Syrians rally to show their support for their President Bashar al-Assad

Syrians rally to show their support for their President Bashar al-Assad (photo) in the capital Damascus on April 30, 2011, as Russia reiterated its hard stance over Syria after refusing to endorse a US call for an investigation into the bloodshed during clashes between government forces and anti-regime protesters accusing the West of ‘double standards and bias’. AFP PHOTO/LOUAI BESHARA

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Extreme violence is now permitted on YouTube of CIA & al-Qa’ida Mercenaries Executing Syrian Civilians in a calculated US Government Operation meant to generate support for the Syrian invasion that the Obama Administration has been so eager to initiate. Although no evidence exists as to the identity of these mercenaries, its plain to anyone understanding the strategy of those in power that these executions not only would not be tolerated to be on YouTube but these are a Google & YouTube supported channel at the direction of the US Government.

The purpose of these videos is to demonize Muslims worldwide and generate hatred for ISLAM, and Sharia Law. The identity of the perpetrators of this horrific execution is unknown, which is a clear indication of Intelligence CIA Operatives. It’s clearly meant to terrorize anyone watching. Note that these videos are increasing in number, and the YouTube channels are not censored even though one of the most egregious violations of Google and YouTube Policies. It’s the age old question – Cui bono?

Who benefits from these horrific scenes of violence? These executions are meant to generate hatred for these supposed Syrian Rebels – which they are not. Question: If you were a Syrian Military soldier, would you film this type of atrocity, one which is against every military rule of law? Plain and simple, these are al-Qa’idaOperatives who are trained to do these types of operations.

The Controllers that are manipulating our government and public opinion to get the US to support al-Qa’ida and bring US Troops into Syria are the beneficiaries from the public seeing these videos and believing that the perpetrators are Syrian Military. One needs to take a hard look at who benefits from this type of violence and wake up to the reality that there is a great evil whose actions like this are to generate support for the US to get involved and take care of this problem. Once again, problem, reaction – solution! And the solution is the same battle cry it’s been for 2 plus years.

Lastly, Google and YouTube are complicit in perpetuating this content as these channels are allowed to remain open and distribute this content. The American People need to be guarded against buying into this propaganda as horrific as it is. Currently, the Obama Administration is lobbying support to put American Military into Syria – once again… Cui bono?

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President Barack Obama administration is financing these terrorists and this is how they handle prisoners atrocity against Geneva convention with barbaric execution mafia style. This is what the Quran teaches for anyone not Muslim this is how you would be treated in ISLAM Sharia Law that is rampant worldwide as we speak this is no joke people headed to a neighborhood near you WAKE UP free world ISLAM is terrorism the Quran makes it clear.

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CIA head visits IsraHell to discuss Syria, Iran’s nuclear program

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John Brennan met with Defense Minister Ya’alon; the Defense Ministry did not provide details of the meeting; Russian FM Lavrov says Russia plans to go ahead with sale of missile defense systems to Syria.

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The new director of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, John Brennan, visited Israel Thursday and met with senior members of the defense and intelligence establishment. Brennan’s meetings in Israel focused on the escalation of the civil war in Syria, and the international efforts to stop Iran’s nuclear program.

Brennan met with Defense Minister Moshe “Bogie” Ya’alon on Thursday afternoon. The Defense Ministry did not provide details of the meeting.

The visit from the new CIA head comes two months after U.S. PresidentBarack Obama visited Israel, and a month after visits by the new U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and the new U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel. Throughout each series of meetings with government representatives, Israeli officials emphasized that if necessary, Israel intends to act to stop the smuggling of advanced weapons, including chemical weapons, from Syria to Hezbollah in Lebanon.

Earlier this week, IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen Benny Gantz said in a public speech that Israel will act when its red lines are crossed in the northern arena.

At the end of April there were two air strikes in Syrian territory. These have been attributed to Israel, even though Israel has not officially admitted responsibility. The air strikes targeted shipments of Fateh-110 missiles in several sites in the Damascus area. Syria was an in-between stop for the missiles, which were being smuggled from Iran to Lebanon. These medium-range missiles had been fitted with improved navigation systems that considerably improve their accuracy.

On Thursday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that his country intends to sell Syria advanced anti-aircraft S-300 missiles, as it wants to honor its existing agreements with Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime. These remarks were made only a few days after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speedy visit to Russia, where he tried to convince Russian President Vladimir Putin to cease the sale of weapons to Syria

Meanwhile, Obama met in Washington on Thursdaywith Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. At a joint press conference, Obama said that he and his guest both agree that Syrian President Bashar Assad must go, and that the U.S. also reserves the option for military intervention in Syria.

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Obama rules out unilateral action in Syria as Russia ships advanced missiles to Assad

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U.S. President Barack Obama again ruled out unilateral U.S. military action in Syria at a press conference with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan yesterday. “It’s not going to be something that the United States does by itself. And I don’t think anybody in the region would think that U.S. unilateral actions … would bring about a better outcome,” the president said, promising to “keep increasing the pressure on the Assad regime and working with the Syrian opposition.”

Erdogan’s visit is aimed at convincing the U.S. to escalate it’s involvement in toppling Bashar al-Assad’s government. The prime minister favors the creation of a no-fly zone to shield civilians and rebel fighters in Northern Syria.

U.S. officials also said on Thursday that Russia has shipped advanced anti-ship cruise missiles to Assad’s government. The radar-equipped missiles could theoretically be used by the Syrian government to counter an internationally imposed naval embargo or no-fly zone.

The number of refugees fleeing the conflict has now likely exceeded 1.5 million with more than 80,000 killed. 

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AIM Statement on the allegations against the Imam Khomeini Conference leveled by ‘Stand for Peace’

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In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent the Merciful

On 26th April 2013, an organisation labeling itself ‘Stand for Peace’ issued a news item defaming the Imam Khomeini Conference, and termed the conference speakers as ‘extremists’ and ‘anti-Semites’.

The AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) issues this statement to clarify its stand and response to these baseless allegations.

AIM prides itself for being active in campaigning against religious extremism, sectarianism, intolerance and racism both locally and universally. We have been consistent in our efforts to spread peace, tolerance and co-existence; and to promote social harmony as contained in our rich and abundant Islamic heritage. Since its inception, our organisation has been steadfast in promoting this message because these values are enshrined in the Islamic teachings that we uphold.

In this regard, we wish to reiterate our position of disassociation from all forms of racism, bigotry and discrimination. We unequivocally condemn those who partake in such; be that through word or deed. It is also important to mention that AIM is committed to working with all faith groups and communities and has previously invited personalities from different faiths to speak at its events.

The Imam Khomeini conference is an event to commemorate a profound Islamic scholar who was comprehensive in his knowledge of the various Islamic disciplines and stood as a leading religious authority for millions of Muslims. On this basis, AIM commemorates his life to learn from the heritage of ideas, thoughts and legacy that he left behind.

We strongly disagree with the notion that Imam Khomeini was anti-Semitic because he practically showed a lot of admiration and respect for other faiths, races and communities; including enshrining the legislative representation of the Abrahamic faiths and their rights to practice freely within the post-revolution Iranian constitution. In addition, it is noteworthy to mention that Imam Khomeini’s lineage traces him back to Prophet Abraham, by default making him a ‘Semite’.

Those making such absurd accusations, as is clear from their language, have political motivations and are driven by a clear agenda. In recent years, we have witnessed concerted efforts by certain actors, both within and outside the UK, to conflate any criticism of the criminal actions of the Zionist state with anti-Semitism. This is done intentionally to muffle any reasoned debate about a lingering occupation that has lasted more than 40 years, and continues to exact untold suffering on the lives of innocents on a daily basis.

According to our understanding, it is precisely this irresponsible behavior that incites hatred and destroys the united fabric of our society; and to this we shall not remain silent. We believe such entities intentionally seek to fuel divisions, stifle alternate voices and defame organisations that seek to make a positive contribution to society.

It is shameful to see this type of defamatory language used by those claiming to stand for peace. We hereby categorically state that the charges of anti-Semitism raised against the conference speakers are unfounded and absolutely false. Accordingly, these individuals are entitled to resort to legal action against ‘Stand for Peace’ for the libelous accusations it has raised against their good names. To this end, we as AIM shall unreservedly extend all possible assistance within our means to these speakers. Further, any accusations made directly against the AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM) shall similarly be dealt with through legal recourse, at our discretion.

Finally, we wish to remind ‘Stand for Peace’ that the fight against “violent and nonviolent forms of extremism” should be universal. Whilst applauding their admirable goals, we are truly surprised that mention of the violent extremism of ultra-right wing Zionist zealots is glaringly absent in their coverage. These zealots routinely perpetrate violent acts of extremism that shamefully include—but are certainly not limited to, the terrorizing of innocent school children. Such attacks have prompted volunteers of international humanitarian groups to escort children to and from school to save them from the mindless violence of these Zionist extremists. We thus look forward to the timely inclusion of such indefensible acts of bigotry in the forthcoming coverage of extremism from ‘Stand for Peace’.

18th May 2013
AhlulBayt Islamic Mission (AIM)

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PTI senior leader Zahra Shahid killed on eve of Karachi re-polls

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Zahra Shahid Hussain can be seen in white in this photo. – Courtesy Insaf.pk

KARACHI: Vice-President of Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf’s Sindh chapter, Zahra Shahid Hussain was killed late on Saturday night during an attempted robbery incident on the eve of re-polls in Karachi’s much debated NA-250 constituency, DawnNews reported.

According to police, three motorcycle riders tried to steal Hussain’s hand bag and opened fire upon resistance by the PTI leader outside her residence in Defence Housing Authority Phase-4.

Senior police officer Nasir Aftab said the incident is apparently a purse snatching attempt, which has gone wrong. However, he added that further investigation would reveal more facts. He said all three gunmen escaped after the attack.

“She thought they wanted to snatch her purse and handed it over to them but they killed her,” said PTI leader Firdous Shamim.

PTI chief Imran Khan and spokesperson Shireen Mazari have condemned the brutal killing of their party leader and demanded swift arrest of the culprits.

Mazari has declared the incident as terrorism and failure on part of the provincial government. Imran Khan had requested the government to take action against Altaf Hussain for issuing threatening and provoking statements to incite violence in the country, but the government did not take any timely action, Shireen added.

Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain has also condemned the killing. However, PTI chairman Imran Khan has blamed Altaf Hussain for Zahra’s killing in Karachi.

In a tweet, the PTI chief has said that he holds Altaf Hussain directly responsible for the killing as he (Altaf) openly threatened the PTI activists and leader through public broadcasts. Khan, in another tweet, also held British government responsible for the ‘murder’ of Zahra Shahid as he said that he had warned them about British citizen (Hussain) after his open threats to PTI workers’ lives.

The PTI chief has also announced to launch a nation-wide protest against the unruly conduct of Muttahida Qaumi Movement.

PTI leader and electoral candidate for NA-250 Arif Alvi said Zahra Shahid received two bullets wounds on her head. She was attached with the party for past 16 years, he added.

Meanwhile, an investigation team of Karachi police has reached National Medical Centre, where Zahra Shahid had been brought for treatment. SSP CID Fayyaz Khan is heading the probe team.

The MQM has called for an urgent meeting of the party’s Rabita Committee over the incident. Party leader Wasay Jalil said Imran Khan has wrongly alleged his party chief in haste.

The London Metropolitan police had launched an investigation against the MQM chief on Wednesday following complaints by hundreds of British and Pakistani citizens.

In a speech televised across various media channels Sunday night, Altaf Hussain demanded to separate Karachi from the rest of Pakistan if the public mandate of his party was not acceptable to the ‘establishment.’ However, Hussain’s party later clarified saying it was taken out of context.

Hussain in the said speech used threatening language saying his party workers will teach the PTI protesters at Teen Talwar a lesson if he orders them to do so. He also threatened to break arms of those who are hatching conspiracies against MQM. He had directed the party activists to prepare themselves mentally for his next call. “I am about to set free my enraged followers if opposition against our party is not stopped,” he added.

Zahra Shahid Hussain was the former president of the party’s Sindh Women’s wing. She was one of the founding members of the PTI also.

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Who In The Obama Administration Is Going To Jail?

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It hasn’t been a very good week for the Obama administration. In fact, I’ve never seen the sharks circling as they are today… particularly about the IRS abuse scandal.

You see, Congress is serious about this one. They have five years of pent-up frustration over Obama’s Teflon-like ability to shirk responsibility; and now that he’s on the defensive, they’re going to make sure the law is enforced. The Speaker of the House, John Boehner, asked, “Who’s going to jail over this scandal?”

Yet somehow Obama and his team seem to not understand the gravity of the charges leveled against them. Or perhaps they’re simply in denial. They’ve clearly lost control of the news cycle, and even Obama’s own people are starting to look out for themselves.

Not even the most committed Obama followers want to do jail time for him.

The IRS Scandal in Review

So far, Mr. Boehner and the media have mostly focused on the delay/rejection of tax-exempt status for Tea Party and conservative advocacy groups.

We see this clearly in Boehner’s comments: “Someone made a conscious decision to harass and to hold up these requests for tax-exempt status… I think we need to know who they are and whether they violated the law. Clearly, someone violated the law.”

But my sources on Capitol Hill tell me the investigation has moved from this first violation onto even more significant breaches of IRS statute.

It seems that, under Obama, the IRS has leaked specific information from tax returns and IRS applications of conservative organizations to the media and liberal advocacy organizations.

We know this because of a report from the news organization, ProPublica, which received the illegal information. An article released on May 13 states: “The same IRS office that deliberately targeted conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status in the run-up to the 2012 election released nine pending confidential applications of conservative groups to ProPublica late last year.”

And if that wasn’t enough, House investigators have also heard about another major felony committed by someone at the IRS.

John Eastman, Chairman of the Board of the anti-same-sex-marriage group The National Organization for Marriage (NOM), reported, “A year ago, someone at the IRS illegally disclosed the confidential portions of its tax return to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), the leading organization on the other side of NOM in the war over the definition of marriage. At the time, HRC was headed by someone who had just been named national co-Chair of the Obama for President campaign.”

The bottom line is this: Releasing confidential tax returns is a felony, and the review of confidential tax returns is also a felony.

The HRC reviewed the illicit tax returns and, after acknowledging the document was illegally received, placed it on their website. Soon afterward, the information appeared on the Huffington Post and in other news outlets.

Eastman tried repeatedly to get the attention of authorities. He said:

We asked the IRS and the Department of Justice for an investigation more than a year ago. An investigation was had, but they refuse to let us know who was responsible. We then filed several freedom of information act requests to get to the truth, beginning last August. But NOM’s requests have largely been stonewalled. That latest non-response response is priceless. The identity of the perpetrator, the person responsible for illegally disclosing NOM’s tax returns, is ‘confidential’ information protected from disclosure by the very same law that this individual violated.

Big Problems

Despite their nonchalance, Obama’s team actually has more to worry about than just Congress. The FBI is also looking into the IRS’s criminal activities under the Obama administration.

It’s been a busy – and shocking – week on Capitol Hill. We’ll stay on top of this scandal as the story progresses, and we’ll use our inside sources to bring you the big news before it breaks in the mainstream media.

 

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Zio-Nazi Nuked Syria, Proof Positive

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Israel Nuked Syria, Proof Positive

Analysis shows Syria came under attack by Israel using, not just nuclear weapons, but an American nuclear bunker buster bomb, one of several supplied to Israel to use against Iran, one of the last acts of the Bush/Cheney administration.

Striking evidence of the use of American EPW (Earth Penetrating Weapons) nuclear weapons in Syria has come to light. Experts say the proof is irrefutable.

Dramatic video footage from Syria has revealed startling evidence that counters Israel’s claims of “surgical strikes” on weapons headed to Lebanon.

Confirmed Nuclear Strike (note lightning)

There was no similarity whatsoever noted between the Syrian “event” and a conventional “bunker buster” including the GBU 57, the largest conventional weapon every to be used.

The other problem with the GBU 57 is delivery. Only two aircraft are capable of delivering this weapon, the B-52 and B-2 Stealth Bomber.

Israel does not have these aircraft.

Thanks to “From the Trenches” reporting on this Talmud Terror Masters evil.

Look out for more of this Jew madness inflicted upon Syria. The psychos in charge of that State of Hate will use the MSM’s sudden interest in Obama’s illegal activities to engage in more terrorist acts against its neighbors.

More Proof that Israel Nuked Damascus

And Even More Proof Israel Nuked Damascus

Behold the face of the Jew G-d

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The Jew G-d Pays a Visit to New York City on 9/11

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IsraHell special forces in Syria

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The report came as the Israeli regime has launched three unilateral strikes inside Syria since January.

Fox News has published a video allegedly showing Israeli special forces on a mission inside the Syrian soil.

The American news network added that it “captured, for the very first time, Israeli commandos coming back from inside Syria on a mission.”

The report does not specify how or where the film has been captured. But it appears to be near the occupied Golan Heights. Israel has recently boosted military activities in the area.

The video raised some concerning aspects of Israel regime’s role in the 26-month-old conflict in Syria.

There have been no comments from Israeli officials on the report.

The report came as the Israeli regime has launched three unilateral strikes inside Syria since January.

Syria along with a number of regional countries has condemned the attacks as violation of sovereignty.

The Syria crisis began in March 2011, and many people, including large numbers of soldiers and security personnel, have been killed in the violence.

The Syrian government says that the chaos is being orchestrated from outside the country, and there are reports that a very large number of the militants are foreign nationals.

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