Tea Party Activists Hold Protest Rally at West County IRS Office

Activists meet around noon today at the office in Town and Country, located off Route 141 near Chesterfield.

Tea Party activists descended on an IRS office in west St. Louis County today to protest the scandal that has engulfed the agency.

The protest came as hearings were held in Washington D.C. about the scandal in which the IRS targeted the tax exemption applications of Tea Party-affiliated groups for extra scrutiny.

According to a report from Patch partner Fox 2, the group staged their demonstration at noon at an IRS office on Town and Country Commons Drive, near the Charter Communications building. The area is located off Highway 141 just east of Chesterfield.

Several Tea Party groups in St. Louis have been posting about the event online and on Twitter, including pictures of today’s event.

The IRS has formally apologized for the scandal, admitting that mistakes were made but insisting there was no political motivation. Conservative groups have called it an outrageous abuse of power and are pressing the White House and Pres. Barack Obama to provide further details on exactly what happened. 

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Travis Bickle May 23, 2013 at 02:46 PM
Dave......Those are just opinions of mine. You don't have to like them but it would be nice of you to consider my side without trying to put me in a category. Do I have to fit into a particular racial or political box before you can even listen to what I think?
Alfonz24 May 23, 2013 at 09:46 PM
I am lemming and live in my pinto too. small world Tavis. How's Betsy?
Dave May 23, 2013 at 10:00 PM
I listened, Travis. I listened to you put "Tea Party People" in a box... and ridicule them. And now you want the kind of acceptance... or even the tolerence that you don't give others? ..and really... are any of us to take your comments or opinions seriously when you joke about living in a van at WalMart? Hardly a serious contribution to a discussion. But thanks for interacting anyhow.
Travis Bickle May 24, 2013 at 03:57 AM
Alfonz24.....Cool....You got me! Last I heard Betsy was "Moonlighting" with Bruce Willis!
Travis Bickle May 24, 2013 at 04:13 AM
Dave.....A 1976 Ford Pinto is not a van sir! A van would be like having a starter castle out in Whitewood....I mean Wildwood. You could put a couch and a TV in a van. Man, that would be livin!


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