9 definitions by Scrivener

A 16 day partial government shutdown that occured in October 2013 as part of an effort by the Tea Party to defund the Affordable Care Act
Blocking implementation of the Affordable Care Act seems to be one of the Tea Party's top priorities, this resulted in the Tea Party shutdown.
by scrivener December 08, 2013
A scandal involving political organizations illegally claiming tax exempt status, section 501(c)(4) of the tax code specifically prohibits tax exempt non-profits from engaging in partisan politics
As part of the IRS scandal organizations like the Tea Party and NORML were investigated for violating the tax code, some rwnjs have suggested that the Obama Administration did something improper by allowing the IRS to enforce the law.
by scrivener December 08, 2013

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