Government nonsensical actions need to stop

2013-07-02T00:00:00Z Government nonsensical actions need to stop nwitimes.com
July 02, 2013 12:00 am

Another government watchdog report has flagged inappropriate behavior at the Internal Revenue Service, this time claiming government credit cards were used to make questionable purchases on items ranging from wine to online pornography.

The report from the treasury inspector general for tax administration found that between fiscal 2010 and 2011, more than 5,000 IRS card accounts racked up a combined total of $103 million in purchases.

The king and queen are taking a trip to Africa at a cost of $1 million. He needed a freighter escort over him at all time. But let’s ban guns.

The IRS sent $46 million in tax refunds to 23,994 unauthorized immigrants (all at the same address) in Atlanta, Ga., but let's keep a eye on the Tea Party.

Yet the Democrats have to raise my taxes in Lake County by 1.5 percent.

— Rick R. Hecimovich, St. John

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