These activities are beyond the IRS’s normal functions and will require $10 billion in additional funding and 16,500 IRS agents to enforce. Furthermore, she adds, Sarah Hill Ingram, the top IRS official who oversaw the IRS office that targeted, delayed or stopped the Tea Party and other conservatives efforts from qualifying for tax exempt status, will run the IRS implementation of Obamacare from the White House. As Shakespeare said, “Something is rotten in the state of Denmark,” and it has a decidedly fecal smell . The IRS has forfeited its claim to being politically impartial and should be stripped of its Obamacare enforcement powers. All of these things empower government while disempowering individuals.
Tweet: Two Obamacare radar screen sightings: 1) negative IRS impacts on implementation; 2) rise of nontraditional lower-cost healthcare settings.