The IRS is turning into the Gestapo, says a seemingly bewildered Pastor Mark Holick of Spirit One Christian Center, of Wichita. How can they possibly be questioning his church's tax-exempt status, he asks.
About frigging time.
The law says that a church cannot campaign for or against a political candidate. Churches can campaign on issues, but not candidates. The IRS says Spirit One may well have jumped into the 2006 election for Kansas attorney general, governor and could be intervening in the upcoming presidential election.
One of the IRS concerns are messages that appeared on the church's sign in the last year. These involved Paul Morrison, who was then a candidate for attorney general; Ken Canfield, who was then running for the GOP gubernatorial nomination; and Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, who was running for re-election.
Here are just a few of the messages.
• Morrison accepts blood money from abortionist Tiller. How many babies??
• Canfield supports life and traditional family, Barnett does not.
• Paul Morrison early release of felons. Reginald Carr multiple murders.
• Abortionist Tiller has given $300,000 to Sebelius. Price of 1,000 babies!The Wichita Eagle has detail on Spirit One Christian Center, while KAKE-TV has video and a story.