Do you believe in coincidence? We do.
Several days after refusing to settle her sexual harassment case against President Clinton, Paula Jones was informed that she was being audited. 21 Republican members of Congress immediately wrote letters of protest, calling the audit “retaliatory and politically motivated.”
There have been so many audits of those whom the Clinton administration perceive as enemies that Congress has launched an investigation into the politicization of the IRS. The administration maintains that it is mere coincidence that Jones and many conservative groups have been selected to have their tax returns audited.
Conservative organizations that have recently been selected for audits include the National Rifle Association, the Heritage Foundation, Americans for Tax Reform, and others. Many of these groups have complained, citing the fact that no liberal organizations have been selected for audits. Another failure to understand the power of coincidence.
Billy Dale was fired from the White House Travel Office in 1993, supposedly at the behest of Hillary Rodham Clinton. He was audited shortly thereafter. It so happens that the head of the IRS at the time was Margaret Milner Richardson, a close personal friend of the first lady. Those that don’t understand the power of coincidence have a hard time figuring this one out.
The IRS began auditing Western Journalism Center last year. It also happens that the center was the only media outlet targeted for “action” in a 1994 White House memo dealing with media coverage of administration scandals. Roll of the dice.
In July of 1996 Patricia Mendoza yelled “You suck” at President Clinton while he was campaigning in Chicago. Within a month she was notified that she would be audited. The IRS also threatened to seize her property. However, once the matter was widely publicized the IRS decided that a computer error was responsible for the investigation into Ms. Mendoza, and they dropped the matter. (See – it’s really the fault of those damn computers!)
Then there is the case of Kent Masterson Brown, who filed suit to open up the secret health care task force commanded by Mrs. Clinton. He also got his audit notice within a month.
Yes indeed, we believe in coincidence. We also believe that nice guys finish first, that good always triumphs over evil, and that The Outrage will eventually secure venture capital funding. But we’re beginning to have some questions about Santa…
(Source: Washington Times .)