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House Offices Burglarized: All GOP, One Issa’s Committee
P J Tatler ^ | May 18th, 2012 | Bridget Johnson

Posted on 05/19/2012 12:17:24 PM PDT by Texas Fossil

Congressional Republicans have been targeted by a crime wave this spring, with burglars curiously able to repeatedly break into offices without security noticing.

Despite security in the Hill office buildings, the offices of Reps. Jon Runyan (R-N.J.), Jerry Lewis (R-Calif.) and Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) were burglarized last month, with Runyan’s office hit twice. Also hit was the Oversight and Government Reform Committee office and the staff office for the Appropriations subcommittee on Homeland Security, both under control of the Republican majority.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: burglary; committee; congressman; cultureofcorruption; demdirtytricks; democrats; issa
NOW. How can equipment vanish from secure areas in Congressional offices with 24 hr. security?

Is is strange that only GOP Congressmen are targeted for theft. Is it stranger that all 3 are on a committee of ISSA?

Inquiring minds qestion.

1 posted on 05/19/2012 12:17:25 PM PDT by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil

” NOW. How can equipment vanish from secure areas in Congressional offices with 24 hr. security?”

They had keys.

“Is is strange that only GOP Congressmen are targeted for theft. Is it stranger that all 3 are on a committee of ISSA?”

When theives bat 1,000, it isn’t paranoia....they are trying to get Issa’s research.


2 posted on 05/19/2012 12:20:08 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Texas Fossil

Is it too soon for the modern-day Deep Throat to show up, whispering “Follow the money!!”??


3 posted on 05/19/2012 12:25:46 PM PDT by Uncle Ike (Rope is cheap, and there are lots of trees...)
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To: Uncle Ike

Or in this case.”Follow the Muslim”


4 posted on 05/19/2012 12:27:50 PM PDT by MagUSNRET
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Yep, wonder if there is someone on GOP payroll being blackmailed/bought-off to do just that.


5 posted on 05/19/2012 12:30:20 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Texas Fossil

The Washington Post will be sending their two top ace reporters out to cover this story...NOT.


6 posted on 05/19/2012 12:30:35 PM PDT by Signalman ( November, 2012-The End of an Error)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Keys are one thing, but video cameras do not blink. Unless turned off.


7 posted on 05/19/2012 12:31:29 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Texas Fossil

” Yep, wonder if there is someone on GOP payroll being blackmailed/bought-off to do just that.”

Could be.


8 posted on 05/19/2012 12:32:40 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Texas Fossil

” Keys are one thing, but video cameras do not blink. Unless turned off.”

If you have keys, you can get info on video cameras too.


9 posted on 05/19/2012 12:33:43 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Texas Fossil

Follow the trail to Nancy Pelosi and her flying monkeys...


10 posted on 05/19/2012 12:33:45 PM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (Anyone But Obama in November !!!)
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To: Texas Fossil

It’s ok, they’re just white rethuglicans anyway! They don’t have the same rights under the Just Us department of Mexican Murder.


11 posted on 05/19/2012 12:36:18 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist ("Behold, I am against you, O arrogant one," Jeremiah 50:31)
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To: Texas Fossil

Sounds like the congressmen need to install their own cameras.


12 posted on 05/19/2012 12:42:35 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: Texas Fossil

How about a gang of GSA Plumber’s - as in Watergate Plumbers - seeking revenge?


13 posted on 05/19/2012 12:46:05 PM PDT by Madam Theophilus
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To: alice_in_bubbaland

“Nancy and her flying monkeys”

Dorothy, now look at what you have done!

Oh, my beautiful wicked world is melting, melting, melting.


14 posted on 05/19/2012 12:47:52 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Texas Fossil
Who inside the DOJ is leaking info to Issa? Eric Holder will find out by any means necessary.

On a different tack, it always seems that the Dems are able to staff the non-political positions of GAO, security, etc with Dems.

But even when the GOP is in the majority, the Dems still staff everything. I go back to Reagan days when my Congressman, Dan Rostenkowski, of the House Ways and Means committee controlled when and where civil service exams were given and who could get past his goons to take the exam for Dept of the Treasury, HHS, IRS, Social Security, etc.

15 posted on 05/19/2012 12:47:52 PM PDT by spintreebob
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To: Madam Theophilus

The damage is always in the cover-up.


16 posted on 05/19/2012 12:48:47 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Texas Fossil

Someone is sending them a warning message


17 posted on 05/19/2012 12:52:58 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: spintreebob
Who inside the DOJ is leaking info to Issa?

Bing Bing Bing, now that may be the real motive and the place to start looking. Who could have pulled it off.

18 posted on 05/19/2012 12:53:58 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Texas Fossil

Has the MSM found a way to blame conservatives for these break-ins? They blame us, they kiss dem butt... that’s about all the MSM is good for...


19 posted on 05/19/2012 12:55:15 PM PDT by GOPJ ( "A Dog In Every Pot" - freeper ETL)
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To: GOPJ

The MSM is a clear and present danger to the freedom of the nation. Has been so since the 1960’s.

Traitorous Bastards.


20 posted on 05/19/2012 12:57:32 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Uncle Ike

Trust me on this. There will be NO Woodward & Berstein nor will their be a “deepthroat”. Also. there will be nothing but a BIG yawn from the mainstream media. Nothing more to see here folks, move along.


21 posted on 05/19/2012 1:02:28 PM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: Mr. Wright

How about a Breitbart??


22 posted on 05/19/2012 1:03:24 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Texas Fossil
If Security can't keep burglars out of the halls of Congress, how can they protect against terrorists??
23 posted on 05/19/2012 1:05:15 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: Texas Fossil
Is it stranger that all 3 are on a committee of ISSA?

Only Gowdy is on Issa's Committee on Government Oversight and Reform -- which office was also burgled.

Lewis is the outgoing Chairman of the Appropriations Committee -- whose office was also burgled. He is retiring after this term.

Runyan serves on the Armed Services, Veterans Affairs and the Natural Resouces Committee.

24 posted on 05/19/2012 1:06:57 PM PDT by okie01
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To: Texas Fossil

Always a possibility — problem is, whatever that “Breitbart” character uncovers will be TOTALLY ignored by state-run media.


25 posted on 05/19/2012 1:07:13 PM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: okie01

Guess I miss-read the report.

Sorry.


26 posted on 05/19/2012 1:17:56 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Mr. Wright

” whatever that “Breitbart” character uncovers will be TOTALLY ignored by state-run media. “

True - but you can bet your bippie that the person (Breitbart redux) who dares to try to get the word out will be character assasinated post-haste...


27 posted on 05/19/2012 1:18:29 PM PDT by Uncle Ike (Rope is cheap, and there are lots of trees...)
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To: spintreebob
Over the years the Dems have been able to saturate all levels of the Civil Service with their own. If a conservative inadvertently gets hired by Civil Service, and views become known, he is ostracized until he gets out. Of course, once government unions came into being it magnified the problem.

When a republican president takes over the political appointees change but the civil service underlings stay on and leak info, sabotage efforts, etc. to reduce the effectiveness of the appointee and there is nothing that can be done. It is a major weakness in the government.

28 posted on 05/19/2012 1:23:05 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: All

Good! They’ve been stealing from us for years!


29 posted on 05/19/2012 1:25:40 PM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." Peter Griffin - FAMILY GUY)
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To: Texas Fossil; All
I was informed that only one of the congressman was on Issa’s committee. I miss-read the article.

It is still a puzzling occurrence.

30 posted on 05/19/2012 1:34:38 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Texas Fossil
"Is is strange that only GOP Congressmen are targeted for theft."

Could be that Dem offices were also burgled, but the the stuff that was taken couldn't be reported. Like drugs.

31 posted on 05/19/2012 1:42:05 PM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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To: Texas Fossil
The MSM is a clear and present danger to the freedom of the nation. Has been so since the 1960’s.

The Fourth Estate is a Fifth Column.

32 posted on 05/19/2012 1:50:36 PM PDT by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: Texas Fossil

I can’t help but think that the stolen objects are cover for the Congressional equivalent of Sandy Burger stuffing his pants with original documents some years back.


33 posted on 05/19/2012 1:51:04 PM PDT by Tench_Coxe
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To: Texas Fossil

Why oh why does the GOP always seem to show up at the gun fight...with The Country Club Rulebook.....and the Clubhouse lawyer....


34 posted on 05/19/2012 1:51:13 PM PDT by mo (If you understand, no explanation is needed. If you don't understand, no explanation is possible.)
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To: mo
Why oh why does the GOP always seem to show up at the gun fight...with The Country Club Rulebook.....and the Clubhouse lawyer...

Ding, ding, ding - we have a thread winnah!

35 posted on 05/19/2012 1:54:11 PM PDT by GOPJ ( "A Dog In Every Pot" - freeper ETL)
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To: Texas Fossil

"Third-rate burglary" bump.


36 posted on 05/19/2012 1:55:30 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (America doesn't need any new laws. America needs freedom!)
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To: Texas Fossil

If they find the perp or perps, let Runyan deal with them.


37 posted on 05/19/2012 1:56:01 PM PDT by mkmensinger
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To: elpadre

Two clues on how the Feds are doing on protecting us from Islamic terrorists: wide open borders for terrorists and their equipment and P.C. welcoming the Muslim Brotherhood to inflitrate the government on all levels, including homeland INsecurity.

They are not taking care of Congressional security or any security. Look at the sexual molestation program at the airports for a clue as to who the government’s real enemy is.


38 posted on 05/19/2012 2:11:57 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Texas Fossil

I hope they try to burglarize the freshman that sleeps in his office, and I hope he carries.


39 posted on 05/19/2012 2:21:24 PM PDT by Boogieman
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To: Texas Fossil

Holder’s getting desperate.


40 posted on 05/19/2012 2:24:50 PM PDT by TribalPrincess2U (Criminaliens or Crimigrants...0bamao's people?)
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To: Texas Fossil

Probably a crack smoking government employee with a key.

Years ago such an employee was stealing shore power cables from the piers at the Norfolk Naval Station.

He was selling them to scrap dealers to satisfy his crack habit.


41 posted on 05/19/2012 2:34:32 PM PDT by csvset
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To: Uncle Ike

Agree totally - - he will be “Joe the Plumber” all over again.


42 posted on 05/19/2012 2:51:49 PM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: elpadre

Constructive Destruction might be the answer, even for government functions that are constitutional. Eliminate a department due to budget constraints. Terminate all the employees. (Proper notice and help in finding a real job, of course.)

Then start a totally new agency with new staff.


43 posted on 05/19/2012 2:58:51 PM PDT by spintreebob
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To: Texas Fossil

Anyone bold enough and inside enough to plan this burglary would know his way around security cameras. Nonetheless, I think the perp(s) will be caught, depending on how devoted the powers-that-be are to finding him/her/them.

There is probably a code that lets security know who is in the building when. Everyone in the Capitol building at the time of the burglaries will be interrogated until the process of elimination leaves the prime suspect(s).

These guards are not that well paid that $ couldn’t buy access; on the other hand, some political actors are so dedicated to their cause/candidate, no crime is beyond them.


44 posted on 05/19/2012 3:02:37 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: Texas Fossil
and the staff office for the Appropriations subcommittee on Homeland Security

Gives ya warm fuzzies knowing these people are in charge of our security.

45 posted on 05/19/2012 3:04:47 PM PDT by 2111USMC (Not a hard man to track. Leaves dead men wherever he goes.)
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To: Mr. Wright; Texas Fossil
Trust me on this. There will be NO Woodward & Berstein
46 posted on 05/19/2012 3:04:52 PM PDT by Fiji Hill (Deo Vindice!)
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To: Texas Fossil

We must remember that the hard line leftists will lie, cheat, steal or murder to advance their agenda. For those of us that think “no way, they couldn’t manage that”, there are more than enough like Van Jones, Jarrett, the Sunstiens, and the names just keep coming. There are at least one million of these dead philosophy zombies perfectly willing to threaten someone with death and carry it out when the threat does not work.

So.... are these break-ins done to show that they can reach anywhere?


47 posted on 05/19/2012 4:01:15 PM PDT by W. W. SMITH (Maybe the horse will learn to sing)
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To: Texas Fossil

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48 posted on 05/19/2012 4:59:33 PM PDT by SweetCaroline (He is the Antichrist that denieth the Father and the Son. 1-John 2:22)
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To: Texas Fossil

Secret Service trying to get back on DumBO’s good side.


49 posted on 05/19/2012 5:24:26 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (6 November, 2012, the day our embarrassment is sent back to Kenya.)
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To: W. W. SMITH
So.... are these break-ins done to show that they can reach anywhere?

Remember, these Vile Vermin burned Palin's Church long ago. They can sometimes fool men, but God is not fooled or mocked. What Obozo has done in regard to Israel is not unnoticed.

50 posted on 05/19/2012 9:26:01 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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