In what will sure be a moment that will have the fact checkers scrambling to justify it, the Internal Revenue Service put out job requirements for their new Criminal Investigation Special Agents, and the qualifications were shocking. They were so shocking in fact, that the IRS then deleted them — but not before the link was archived.
Just what was so shocking about the IRS and their new job listing? Well, the agency who is likely the most despised in the country is asking new hires if they would be willing to kill Americans in order to more effectively do their jobs.
“As a Special Agent you will combine your accounting skills with law enforcement skills to investigate financial crimes,” the job advertisement read. "Special Agents are duly sworn law enforcement officers who are trained to "follow the money." No matter what the source, all income earned, both legal and illegal, has the potential of becoming involved in crimes which fall within the investigative jurisdiction of the IRS Criminal Investigation."
The “Major Duties” listed in the job description included “a level of fitness necessary to effectively respond to life-threatening situations on the job,” and being “willing and able to participate in arrests, execution of search warrants, and other dangerous assignments.”
Further down on the listing, after pumping up potential candidates about retirement plans, applicants were told they needed to "bewilling to use deadly force, if necessary.”
As we reported this week, the Schumer-Manchin tax bill known as the Inflation Reduction Act, which passed the Senate on Sunday, raises taxes and allocates a whopping $80 billion to the Internal Revenue Service so they can increase enforcement. The proposed increase is more than six times the current annual budget of the IRS which sits at $12.6 billion. And now they are hiring special agents who would be willing to kill to enforce tax law.
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With this insane increase in spending, the IRS will be doubling their total workforce by hiring 80,000 to 87,000 additional employees who will be trained to separate you from the product of your labor — and must be okay with killing you to do so.
As we pointed out, this new tax bill will not be used to go after the rich and instead will hit the middle class and small business owners the hardest. It even had loopholes written in from the start.
The IRS didn't expect their requirement for deadly force to raise any eyebrows but after friend of the Free Thought Project, Ford Fischer posted a screen shot of the job listing, the IRS deleted the listing, with no comment.
Earlier this year, the IRS purchased hundreds of thousands of dollars in ammo and an official report published by the Government Accountability Office found that the IRS has thousands of weapons, many of them fully automatic machine guns.
Perhaps some good news is that the report also noted that the agents fired more rounds "accidentally" than they did on purpose — though still worrisome as their terrible gun handling was shown to cause harm to people and property.
Nevertheless, the fact that the IRS had a job listing out which asked potential agents if they'd be willing to kill Americans to do their jobs — just as they are hiring tens of thousands of more agents — is particularly worrisome.
The easiest solution to this standing army of wage thieves — whose entire existence is devoted to separating you from your money — is to abolish the entire organization and eliminate the income tax completely. After all, taxation is theft.