Thursday, May 23, 2013

Tea Party - IRS Rallies - #4497 - Why Were Department of Homeland Security Agents Seemingly Monitoring Multiple Tea Party IRS Protests Across the Country on Tuesday? The Blaze (2) Ken Cuccinelli Rips President Obama's Energy Agenda - Washington Examiner

Why Were DHS Agents Seemingly Monitoring Multiple Tea Party IRS Protests Across the Country on Tuesday? The Blaze - There were multiple reported sightings of agents with the Department of Homeland Security at several Tea Party-led IRS protests in states like Missouri, Florida, Illinois and Indiana. The rallies that occurred across the country on Tuesday were sparked by the IRS’ unfair targeting of conservative groups — one of the several scandals the Obama administration is dealing with. What is unclear though is why federal officials felt the Tea Party presence required more than the attention of local law enforcement. These photos, one showing “armed” DHS guards, were reportedly taken at the St. Louis IRS protest: In Maitland, Fla., just north of Orlando, a Tea Party-led IRS protest also reportedly attracted the Department of Homeland Security. Photos apparently snapped at that particular protest show at least one DHS vehicle at the site of the rally. In one of the photos, a women poses in front of the DHS SUV with a sign that reads: “Hey IRS! Don’t target me, bro!” Read more........

Ken Cuccinelli Rips President Obama's Energy Agenda - Washington Examiner - Attorney General and Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli promised Thursday that battling President Obama over environmental policies would be a cornerstone of his energy agenda. Speaking at a power line manufacturer in the Virginia-Tennessee border town of Bristol, Cuccinelli ripped into Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency for approving new regulations and taxes that he said are burdensome to businesses. "Protect the environment, we always want to do that and keep that in mind, but it's always about a balance" with job creation, Cuccinelli said. The Republican nominee also doubled down on promises to boost the state's shrinking coal industry, calling it "essential." He criticized his opponent, Democrat Terry McAuliffe, as an adversary to coal, which remains a critical piece of the economy in southwest Virginia. Read more.......

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