Posted by Brian
This latest revelation, that the IRS has seized private medical records of over 10 million Americans should send a chill up every American's spine. This is corruption of the highest order. It cannot be coincidental that federal departments as disparate as the IRS, Justice, and the EPA, spontaneously and autonomously, decided to target Tea Party groups, pro-Israel groups, conservative religious organizations, and now seize the medical records of millions of Americans, including the records of EVERY State judge in California.
The potential for political thuggery of seizing private medical records of judges is off the charts. Knowing the personal information of these judges, which could include whether they have had psychiatric care, drug or alcohol problems or rehab, and any number of medical conditions would open the floodgates for the Feds to have the ability to extort judges into rulings that would be favorable to the government on any number of cases or issues.
Congress needs to quit pussy-footing around with all of these separate committee hearings for all of these different scandals, and put ALL of them under a single umbrella, and assign a special prosecutor to investigate them as a whole, connecting the dots to what is a clearly coordinated campaign by the Obama Administration to "fundamentally transform" the United States into his socialist/Marxist vision.
Class Calls IRS Rude, Crude and Abusive
By REBEKAH KEARN
SAN DIEGO (CN) - A lurid but vague class action accuses corrupt and abusive IRS agents of stealing 10 million people's medical records without a warrant - including "intimate medical records of every state judge in California."
John Doe Company sued 15 John Doe IRS agents in Superior Court.
"This is an action involving the corruption and abuse of power by several Internal Revenue Service ('IRS') agents (collectively referred to as 'defendants' herein) during a raid of John Doe Company, in the Southern District of California, on March 11, 2011," the complaint states. "In a case involving solely a tax matter involving a former employee of the company, these agents stole more than 60,000,000 medical records of more than 10,000,000 Americans, including at least 1,000,000 Californians.
"No search warrant authorized the seizure of these records; no subpoena authorized the seizure of these records; none of the 10,000,000 Americans were under any kind of known criminal or civil investigation and their medical records had no relevance whatsoever to the IRS search. IT personnel at the scene, a HIPPA [sic: recte HIPAA] facility warning on the building and the IT portion of the searched premises, and the company executives each warned the IRS agents of these privileged records. The IRS agents ignored and discarded each of these warnings, ignored their own published and public-reliant rules and governing ethical requirements, and ignored the limitations of the court's search warrant authorization, seizing the records under threat of destroying company property."
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