IRS single out scandal: Governor Rick Scott comments

The governor was using the visit to celebrate legislation recently passed by the State of Florida Legislature eliminating sales tax on manufacturing equipment.
The governor was using the visit to celebrate legislation recently passed by the State of Florida Legislature eliminating sales tax on manufacturing equipment.
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Governor Rick Scott is a firm believer in the first amendment‘s power to protect and facilitate prosperity within Florida‘s communities. The Florida governor was seen recently greeting people, during a visit to Port Miami, while celebrating the legislation recently passed. People rejoiced in the victory eliminating sales tax on manufacturing equipment to help create jobs and economy for hard working Florida citizens, a product of the free exchange of ideas under the first amendment. May 15, 2013, The Objective Review asked for Governor Rick Scott to comment on the IRS report and he responded ‘the IRS should not be targeting anyone for political reasons – no matter what party they are in.’

President Obama announced Wednesdayevening that acting IRS Commissioner Steven Miller had resigned due to the scandal involving the targeting of certain political groups that had applied for tax-exempt status some of which were right here in south Florida. “I will not tolerate this kind of behavior in any agency, but especially in the IRS, given the power that it has and the reach that it has into all of our lives,” Obama said.

In a letter to agency employees, Miller said he would leave in early June. “This has been an incredibly difficult time for the IRS given the events of the past few days, and there is a strong and immediate need to restore public trust in the nation’s tax agency,” he wrote. The concept of the public trust relates back to the origins of democratic government and its seminal idea that within the public lies the true power and future of a society; therefore, whatever trust the public places in its officials must be respected. One of the reasons that bribery is regarded as a notorious evil is that it contributes to a culture of political corruption in which the public trust is eroded.

Great questions of concern are being raised on Capitol Hill today, as previous presidents have been known to use tactics correlated with the improper use of the IRS office for political gain. How many scandals have happened under the current administration? The fast and furious gun running, the Benghazi attack ignored, the IRS single out scandal and more. How much more will the public trust be damaged by the current administration in the land of the free and the home of the brave?

We will see as the current events unfold…

About The Objective Review - Journalist Joseph Kirk
"so it is to the printing press--to the recorder of man's deeds, the keeper of his conscience, the courier of his news--that we look for strength and assistance, confident that with your help man will be what he was born to be: free and independent." ~John F. Kennedy Contributing to the people with passion and diligence through vigorous and tedious research to get the facts out for review. Political Correspondent for: General News Agency United Press Association News Examiner Demonstrating much prowess for informing the inquiring mind throughout the Republic of the United States of America. an accredited member of the General News Agency, United States Press Agency, United Press Association, US Press Association, The Examiner and The Objective Review. You can be confident that you have been objectively and fully informed. Correspondent Joseph Kirk:

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