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Subject:  Re: Lamest scheme ever Date:  5/17/2013  2:54 PM
Author:  xLife Number:  1878043 of 2088620

The "Tea Party" is not a single organization - remember, we're talking literally scores of different groups that filed. The fact that another organization with a similar, or even the same, name as an applicant might be engaged in campaing activities does not mean that the applicant is engaged in those activities.

I agree, but that's why the IRS was, in my opinion, correct to ask for additional information. The Al Qaeda Bowling Club, may have nothing at all to do with Al Qaeda, but it's not crazy to ask them to prove it.

Government is not allowed to treat people differentially just because of the name they