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More Holes Exposed In The IRSís Story
Flopping Aces ^ | 06-20-14 | Curt

Posted on 06/20/2014 11:32:53 AM PDT by Starman417

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"I don't think an apology is owed"
-IRS Commissioner John Koskinen

Note well the smirk on the face of the IRS Commissioner during this hearing. That smirk was on display all hearing long especially when he said no apology was owed to anyone because, well, they have lost anything in the last few months.

Can we use that excuse during an audit?

Today's hearing about the IRS scandal told us one thing for sure. The IRS and this Administration is hiding something.

The IRS Commissioner John Koskinen has long tried to do the "I know nutting!" song and dance by asserting that he only found out about the missing emails a few months ago. One question would be even if this was true why would it take him a few months to let the investigating committee's know?

But it's not true:

http://youtu.be/-O8d2hXYPiw

“You already knew in March they were not retrievable,” [Rep. Kevin] Brady alleged. “A, you didn’t inform the congressional investigation. B, two months later you told us you would provide all the emails without limitations. And you knew you didn’t have them.”

“By March, I did not know they were irretrievable,” Koskinen countered. Brady interrupted and reminded the commissioner that he had just testified under oath that he was aware of the problems associated with the emails in March.

“Mr. Commissioner, why, at this point, why should anyone believe you?” Brady asked.

“The IRS denied for two years targeting of Americans based on their political beliefs. That wasn’t the truth. They said it was a few rogue agents in Cincinnati. That wasn’t the truth. You said you were targeting liberal organizations. That wasn’t the truth. Then you assured us you would provide us all the emails in May and that wasn’t the truth. And today, you are telling us out of thousands of IRS computers, the one that lost the emails was a person of interest in an ongoing congressional investigation. And that is not the truth either.”

Rep. Paul Ryan blasted Koskinen over the lies:

http://youtu.be/hkTUjKhNFWw

Isn't quite coincidental that this epidemic of hard-drive failures only occurred on computers that principal players in this scandal used?

(Excerpt) Read more at floppingaces.net...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: irs; koskinen; ryan

1 posted on 06/20/2014 11:32:54 AM PDT by Starman417
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To: Starman417

START JAILING PEOPLE YOU PANSY_ASS COWARDS


2 posted on 06/20/2014 11:35:10 AM PDT by Mr. K (Palin/Cruz 2016)
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To: Starman417

This guy and the Demonuts were Laughing at the Republicans today


3 posted on 06/20/2014 11:36:01 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: Starman417

Put some mf’ers in jail and the smirkers will quit smirking.


4 posted on 06/20/2014 11:37:05 AM PDT by ryan71 (The Partisans)
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To: Starman417

“Note well the smirk on the face of the IRS Commissioner during this hearing. That smirk was on display all hearing long”

That’s because Koskinen knows (i) Barry Hussein Obama is not going to do anything to him, (ii) Dept. of Injustice head Eric Holder is not going to do anything to him, and (iii) John Boehner is not going to let the House do anything to him.

Why wouldn’t he smirk?


5 posted on 06/20/2014 11:38:33 AM PDT by SharpRightTurn (White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: Starman417

Sure can’t wait until they have all of our medical information too...


6 posted on 06/20/2014 11:42:43 AM PDT by pgyanke (Republicans get in trouble when not living up to their principles. Democrats... when they do.)
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To: Starman417

If some private company tried to pull this dog ate my homework BS, they would be held in contempt and it’s officers thrown in jail.


7 posted on 06/20/2014 11:43:12 AM PDT by jimmygrace
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To: Starman417

The Obama administration has been giving congress the finger since its inauguration.

The Congress should recall that it is a co-equal branch of government. If it does not exert its constitutional authority - that authority is lost (or wasted on these cowards).


8 posted on 06/20/2014 11:44:33 AM PDT by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: SharpRightTurn

Exactly. He knows that beyond a shadow of a doubt that Obama and Holder will NOT prosecute him. His smirk is the smirk of a mafia boss who has bought off the judge and jury.


9 posted on 06/20/2014 11:47:59 AM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: Starman417

Does it really matter what holes are exposed? At the end of the day, nothing will happen, it will blow over, and Obama gets away with it.


10 posted on 06/20/2014 11:49:13 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: Mr. K

R Lee Ermy knew how to take a smirk off someone’s face.


11 posted on 06/20/2014 11:49:32 AM PDT by enraged
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To: Starman417

This story had more holes in it than a Swiss cheese.


12 posted on 06/20/2014 11:52:32 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: Starman417

Hey Ryan, why don’t you stop talking and do something. The House of Representatives has the power of the purse strings. Use it. Cut off money to the IRS.


13 posted on 06/20/2014 11:54:36 AM PDT by forgotten man
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To: Starman417

There is some IT person who handled the so-called hard-drive crash. Who is he? Subpoena him and put him under oath.


14 posted on 06/20/2014 11:55:05 AM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Global Warming is caused by illegal immigrants!)
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To: Starman417

You’re going to see a wholesale ignoring of the law by average people.


15 posted on 06/20/2014 11:59:01 AM PDT by Hoosier-Daddy ( "It is not our job to protect the people from the consequences of their political choices.")
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To: Hoosier-Daddy

Yes, this is part of kicking the legs out from under the America you grew up in

Think of how successful they’ve been: no one trusts the schools, the police, the military, the church, business.

Their aim is to divide us, make us all enemies, and then enslave us

So far, strictly from perspective of what they’ve achieved, you have to marvel


16 posted on 06/20/2014 12:03:27 PM PDT by IncPen (None of this would be happening if John Boehner were alive...)
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To: Hoosier-Daddy

Yes, this is part of kicking the legs out from under the America you grew up in

Think of how successful they’ve been: no one trusts the schools, the police, the military, the church, business.

Their aim is to divide us, make us all enemies, and then enslave us

So far, strictly from perspective of what they’ve achieved, you have to marvel


17 posted on 06/20/2014 12:03:38 PM PDT by IncPen (None of this would be happening if John Boehner were alive...)
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To: jimmygrace
If some private company tried to pull this dog ate my homework BS, they would be held in contempt and it’s officers thrown in jail.

Absolutely.
The law no longer means anything in this Country. You have one law for the common serfs, and another law for the ruling bureaucrats, the nomenklatura.
We have an outlaw Attorney General, and we have black robed activist judges who make law at fiat.

Keep your treasures in Heaven, because thieves are in control here.

18 posted on 06/20/2014 12:05:30 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: Hoosier-Daddy

And selective enforcement on those who are ignoring the law.

Those that are politically favored get ignored while the “enemies” get prosecuted.


19 posted on 06/20/2014 12:07:29 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Starman417

Anyone that knows anything about how ‘stuff’ works, backup wise, knows that it would be very strange for the IRS to overwrite emails every six months on servers.

Yes, hard drive crushes do happen, but there is always the back up server and archive storage to recover ‘stuff’.

Someone seems to be stuck on stupid at the IRS if this is true.


20 posted on 06/20/2014 12:09:16 PM PDT by relentlessly
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To: Mr. K

Does Paul Ryan have the authority to put people in jail? Really?


21 posted on 06/20/2014 12:14:55 PM PDT by what's up
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To: Mr. K

22 posted on 06/20/2014 12:15:39 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Starman417

“I don’t think an apology is owed” -IRS Commissioner John Koskinen
I don’t think we should pay our taxes and we should tar and feather this jerk.


23 posted on 06/20/2014 12:25:39 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: Mr. K
Laws were broken... that is certain.

Maybe these Republicans can't invoke the law because they're so stupid, they don't KNOW the law.

After all let's be fair here, incompetence is NOT limited to Liberal politicians.

It's endemic by now and it's the real cancer eating away at our society.

In the past it was assumed only low level and low earning workers were incompetent... But NOW ... OH NO... it is everywhere!

24 posted on 06/20/2014 12:36:58 PM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: Starman417

The fix is in and these clowns are just playing to their constituents.

Ryan’s heated exchange will look good in campaign commercials.


25 posted on 06/20/2014 12:40:43 PM PDT by Peter W. Kessler
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To: Starman417
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26 posted on 06/20/2014 1:41:43 PM PDT by MtnMan101
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To: MtnMan101
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27 posted on 06/20/2014 1:43:16 PM PDT by MtnMan101
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To: VRW Conspirator
There is some IT person...

IT persons don't do so well in prison and I doubt they qualify for country club sentences.

Somewhere there is a techie sweating bullets.

28 posted on 06/20/2014 1:57:49 PM PDT by whodathunkit
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To: Starman417

Obama and the Democrats are LAW-Less because Republican “leaders” are BALL-LESS!!


29 posted on 06/20/2014 2:42:33 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Blood of Tyrants

He also knows that the MEDIA will NOT go after him!! He was DESPICABLE!!!


30 posted on 06/20/2014 2:43:25 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: VRW Conspirator

BINGO!!! the Republicans think that Democrats PLAY BY THE RULES!! What a horrible JOKE of a country we live in now.


31 posted on 06/20/2014 2:44:49 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: IncPen

OMG!!! Would you PLEASE put that entire post on ALL OBAMA THREADS??? PLEASE????


32 posted on 06/20/2014 2:45:41 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Mr. K

Ditto


33 posted on 06/20/2014 2:46:07 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Conservatives are all that's left to defend the Constitution. Dems hate it, and Repubs don't care.)
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To: Triple
If it does not exert its constitutional authority - that authority is lost

Yep, use it or lose it.

My supposed Tea Party congressman, Steve Southerland (FL-2) told me that Obama’s appointment of some hacks to the NLRB a couple years ago without Senate consent was just a policy dispute. No big deal.

If instead, he told me that Obama certainly did commit a high crime, an impeachable offense, but there wasn't support in the House to impeach him, I would have accepted his honesty and openness.

I can take bad news, but I am getting very tired of being lied to.

34 posted on 06/20/2014 2:48:19 PM PDT by Jacquerie (To restore the 10th Amendment, repeal the 17th. Article V.)
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To: Starman417
The closest insinuation between the IRS targeting scandal has been an unusual meeting between the IRS’ chief counsel, William Wilkins, and Obama on April 23, 2012. The chief counsel for the IRS would have no discernible reason for a private meeting with the president; his job would be to brief the IRS commissioner – at the time Douglas Shulman – who met with Obama the very next day.

The day after that, Wilkins sent a revised set of guidelines to Lois Lerner for the tax-exempt unit to use when applying extra scrutiny. To this day, no explanation for this meeting has been made public, even though records show that Wilkins spent hours at the White House with “POTUS” as his host.

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35 posted on 06/20/2014 4:50:46 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: Ignorance on parade.)
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To: pgyanke

They already have your medical info.


36 posted on 06/20/2014 4:53:02 PM PDT by dforest
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