This article appeared online at TheNewAmerican.com on Thursday, March 24, 2016:
On Thursday a federal appeals court finally ran out of patience with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and slammed the attorneys defending the agency. Judge Raymond Kethledge, writing for the three-judge panel of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, said:
Among the most serious allegations a federal court can address are that an executive agency [such as the IRS] has targeted citizens for mistreatment based on their political views. No citizen … should be targeted or even have to fear being targeted, on those grounds.
Yet those are the grounds on which the plaintiffs allege they were mistreated by the IRS.… The allegations are substantial.
Kethledge then directed his ire specifically at the IRS: