More in the way of intimidation--that according to some non-profit groups in response to proposed new rules pushed by the IRS--which would guide the political activities of those organizations.
"The IRS' efforts are not to clear up confusion--it is to intimidate average Americans and silence their voices" said Houston-area Republican Congressman Kevin Brady.
The rules would separate a non-profit's social and political work--putting some strict limits on the latter. The Congressman said the cost of the scrutiny scandal has already been huge for a number of groups--including Catherine Engelbrecht's KIng Street Patriots.
"She estimates the cost that she personally has had to deal with through the targeting of her tea party organization is nearly $100,000" Brady said.