Audit initiated in 2004, dropped in 2006.
Read the part about how Exxon-Mobile got the IRS to audit Greenpeace during the Presidency of a man with connections to the oil business.
Besides...considering when this supposedly happened...your fellow leftist travellers in the MSM would have reported this loud and long.
Same thing with the fairytale you tried to spin with the ACLU.
Nice try noonie...but you failed.
The Rev. J. Edwin Bacon Jr. told the congregants at All Saints Episcopal Church on Sunday that the IRS has closed a lengthy investigation into a speech by the church's former rector, Rev. George F. Regas.
In the sermon, Regas did not urge parishioners to support President Bush or Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., but was critical of the Iraq war and Bush's tax cuts.
Federal tax codes prohibit churches and other tax-exempt institutions from endorsing or opposing political candidates
This was news back then, it helps when you don't dance around the issue. :biggrin-new:
From the link you posted:
Both yesterday and today, if churches wish to remain non profit, they need to keep politics out of the sanctuary. If they don't this is what can happen.Quote:
In 2007, the IRS closed the case, decreeing that the church violated rules preventing political intervention, but it did not revoke its nonprofit status.
The top IRS official announced that he will be taking the 5th. Now we know they knew it was happening, and they did nothing to stop it.