Then, a curious thing happened. One by one local Tea Party groups began getting letters from the IRS asking curious questions such as “Provide details of your relationship with Justin Bink-Thomas” and "list your donors." (You cannot make this stuff up.!)
Read here about some of the bizarre and intrusive questions asked by the IRS and the push-back by liberty-minded Americans to the oppression.
Well, today, the IRS admitted that someone in the Cincinnati office was engaging in a systemic witch-hunt against organizations that included the words “tea party” or “patriot” in their applications for tax-exempt status were singled out for additional reviews.
Creepy as hell, but pretty much what conservatives have come to expect when they question their government.
Michelle Malkin has it here.