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The IRS has set its sights on Friends of Abe, a low-key Hollywood Conservative group made up of less than 2,000 individuals who work in the entertainment industry.  One of the demands being made by the IRS, as it did with other non-Progressive organizations is that the Friends of Abe which has been under investigation for more than three years hand over its membership list.

New York Times

A collection of perhaps 1,500 right-leaning players in the entertainment industry, Friends of Abe keeps a low profile and fiercely protects its membership list, to avoid what it presumes would result in a sort of 21st-century blacklist, albeit on the other side of the partisan spectrum.

Now the Internal Revenue Service is reviewing the group’s activities in connection with its application for tax-exempt status. Last week, federal tax authorities presented the group with a 10-point request for detailed information about its meetings with politicians like Paul D. Ryan, Thaddeus McCotter and Herman Cain, among other matters, according to people briefed on the inquiry….

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http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/23/us/politics/leaning-right-in-hollywood-under-a-lens.html?hpw&rref=politics&_r=0