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‘We’re Going to Get Creamed’: Lerner Emails Paint Picture of Planning 501(c)(4) Scrutiny
PJ Media ^ | March 11, 2014 - 5:44 pm | Rodrigo Sermeño

Posted on 03/12/2014 11:04:39 AM PDT by Olog-hai

A House committee report claims Lois Lerner, who oversaw the Internal Revenue Service’s scrutiny of tea party groups seeking tax-exempt status, lied to Congress about her involvement in the targeting scandal.

The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee released a report Tuesday concluding that Lerner “created unprecedented roadblocks for Tea Party organizations” and “worked surreptitiously to advance new Obama administration regulations that curtail the activities of existing 501(c)(4) organizations.” […]

The emails paint a picture of IRS officials being aware of the potential political consequences of their actions and the increasing attention on the issue. On several occasions, Lerner received emails from colleagues that focused on the political involvement of tax-exempt conservative groups.

In March 2012, IRS Deputy Division Counsel Janine Cook sent an article to Lerner that discussed the potential congressional investigations and the IRS’s treatment of tax-exempt applicants. Lerner responded by writing: “we’re going to get creamed.” …

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Conspiracy; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: abuseofpower; censorship; cultureofcorruption; democratscandals; howtostealanelection; irs; irsscandal; irsteapartyscandal; lerner; lerneremails; lernerlies; liedtocongress; loislerner; obamalied; smidgen; transparency

1 posted on 03/12/2014 11:04:39 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Get creamed? Lerner obviously wasn’t planning on the do nothing GOP letting them off the hook.


2 posted on 03/12/2014 11:07:02 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: Olog-hai

If Scooter Libby can go to prison, I don’t see why we shouldn’t make room for Lois.

Unless of course, she fingers the real instigator.

I wonder who that could be?


3 posted on 03/12/2014 11:18:25 AM PDT by mojito (Zero, our Nero.)
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To: Olog-hai

Maybe Issa should have another hearing.


4 posted on 03/12/2014 11:19:00 AM PDT by voicereason (The RNC is like the "One-night stand" you wish you could forget.)
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To: lodi90

not a “smidgen” of corruption


5 posted on 03/12/2014 11:19:53 AM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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To: Olog-hai

SMOKING GUN. If this isn’t admitted criminal abuse of power,conspiracy and violation of the RICO Act then I am Richard Nixon.


6 posted on 03/12/2014 11:21:28 AM PDT by Cyman (We have to pass it to see what's in it= definition of stool sample)
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To: Olog-hai
They have her lying, passing citizens private info to political groups, and who knows what else. How much time did Bush's guy get for just lying to congress? Someone needs to make it clear that if obama pardons her, democrats will lose forever.
7 posted on 03/12/2014 11:21:32 AM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness.)
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To: Olog-hai; GeronL
TRANSPARENCY
8 posted on 03/12/2014 11:21:32 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The Texas judge's decision was to pave the way for same sex divorce for two Massachusetts women.)
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To: Olog-hai; GeronL
SMIDGEN
9 posted on 03/12/2014 11:21:48 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (The Texas judge's decision was to pave the way for same sex divorce for two Massachusetts women.)
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To: Olog-hai

This is making Watergate look like a parking offense. And it’s just now getting ramped up.


10 posted on 03/12/2014 11:25:43 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: voicereason
Maybe Issa should have another hearing.

Issa will never get it. Typical jackass that is totally worthless. Lerner should have been in jail months ago. He keeps delaying using we must get more information from her and the fool should know we might get more with her in jail.

11 posted on 03/12/2014 11:31:48 AM PDT by Logical me
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To: cuban leaf

This is making Watergate look like a parking offense. And it’s just now getting ramped up.


Sorry, the IRS scandal is ending. This is just a little red meat for the base. Boehner gave away the IRS funding tools he had and doesn’t intend to do anything about the IRS scandal. Never once has Boehner directly engaged the kenyan regarding the obama IRS abusing Americans. We can’t take the focus off obamacare, dontcha know!


12 posted on 03/12/2014 11:41:08 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: Linda Frances

How much time did Bush’s guy get for just lying to congress?...He DIDN’T lie. He was grilled numerous times until he said something that didn’t align with what he said weeks ago, or he said something that didn’t align with prior testimony. The FBI asked “were lying then, or are you lying now?” GUILTY, said the Dems.


13 posted on 03/12/2014 11:42:23 AM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: Safetgiver

Were you...sorry.


14 posted on 03/12/2014 11:43:17 AM PDT by Safetgiver ( Islam makes barbarism look genteel.)
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To: Logical me; voicereason
>>Maybe Issa should have another hearing.
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> Issa will never get it. Typical jackass that is totally worthless. Lerner should have been in jail months ago. He keeps delaying using we must get more information from her and the fool should know we might get more with her in jail.

Given the utter lack of progress in punishing Fast & Furious, which was certainly state-sponsored terrorism &mdsah; and arguably the easiest treason case in 70 years — I have to wonder how much of Issa is just a blustering, billowing smokescreen.

15 posted on 03/12/2014 11:44:43 AM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: All

I’m sorry, but this should be a hanging offense: These people are trying to DESTROY America’s right to a fair and free election.


16 posted on 03/12/2014 11:47:39 AM PDT by Maverick68
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To: OneWingedShark

The GOP thinks the mid terms are in the bag. I expect them to get even more timid and cautious. That means no serious escalation on the IRS scandal. Just a few more debate club hearings to get us to the election.


17 posted on 03/12/2014 11:47:57 AM PDT by lodi90
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To: Olog-hai

It’s pretty clear who’s been tapped to be thrown to the wolves. Lerner is now in the position of hoping the wolves go away first. She may get her wish.


18 posted on 03/12/2014 11:48:56 AM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: a fool in paradise

See tag line...


19 posted on 03/12/2014 11:51:44 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: Olog-hai
Sounds like Janine Cook is up to HER eyeballs in this too!!!

Democrats are Law-Less because Republican "leaders" are BALL-LESS!!!

20 posted on 03/12/2014 12:00:21 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion......the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: mojito

With Jarett being out front and media active the last several days I suspect she is very deep in do-do. Watching her on TV this am I had the feeling she was trying to crawl out of a hole. I understand she is immune from giving any congressional testimony. It is a shame for our system of government to allow such escaping from public scrutiny while allowing the same government to waste time and resources trying to hang a guy like Soussa(?) for going public.


21 posted on 03/12/2014 12:02:41 PM PDT by noinfringers2 ( /*)
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To: voicereason
Maybe Issa should have another hearing.

This is so big we need more committees to hold hearings to plan for the hearings that will be needed. Of course this will all take time, so we first need to re-elect everyone so they can dig right in and get right to it... later.

22 posted on 03/12/2014 12:08:09 PM PDT by Cementjungle
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To: Olog-hai

Any ‘civilized’ society would have by now not only arrested and tried the guilty parties, but executed them for abhorrent crimes against America. Why NO one in the House has had the balls to file charges against Obama is absolutely amazing. Not only is he a fraud but he has violated the oath of office to defend the Constitution and committed crimes against America.


23 posted on 03/12/2014 12:10:12 PM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: lodi90
The GOP thinks the mid terms are in the bag.

It looks that way — I don't think that things'll be all that good for them though.

I expect them to get even more timid and cautious.

Is that even possible!?

That means no serious escalation on the IRS scandal. Just a few more debate club hearings to get us to the election.

As if that wasn't obvious; just look at the lack of fight on anything recently: NSA, Fast & Furious, Benghazi, and so on.

They think that they own you and your vote and so don't have to do anything to earn it.
I look forward to them being knocked on their ass.

24 posted on 03/12/2014 12:10:32 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: Olog-hai

LL needs to go to prison for years.


25 posted on 03/12/2014 12:44:55 PM PDT by The_Media_never_lie (The media must be defeated any way it can be done.)
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To: Doc Savage

Why NO one in the House has had the balls to file charges against Obama is absolutely amazing.


Nobody in the GOP has filed charges against the kenyan because there are members of their own party ready and willing to back stab them immediately.

Conservatives get a frontal assault from the Dems, attacked from the rear by “Republicans” and the flank by the MSM. Custer had it easier at LBH.


26 posted on 03/12/2014 12:48:34 PM PDT by lodi90
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To: Doc Savage
Because he's "historic."

The thing is, we're getting a different kind of "historic" than we thought.

-PJ

27 posted on 03/12/2014 12:50:40 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: Kartographer
not a “smidgen” of corruption

It's the unspoken follow-on to that statement that reveals the truth.

"Not a smidgen of corruption, but a whole trainload."

28 posted on 03/12/2014 1:45:32 PM PDT by Disambiguator
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To: Disambiguator

29 posted on 03/12/2014 2:04:08 PM PDT by Kartographer ("We mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.")
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