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You Want Angry? I'll Show You Angry, Obama Says on IRS Scandal
National Journal ^ | May 15, 2013 | Beth Reinhard

Posted on 05/16/2013 3:30:52 AM PDT by Zakeet

Under pressure to show who's boss, President Obama called a press conference late Wednesday to say he was “angry” that the IRS singled out conservative groups for extra vetting and to announce that the agency’s acting commissioner had been forced out.

"Its inexcusable, and Americans are right to be angry about it, and I am angry about it," he said. "I will not tolerate this kind of behavior in any agency, but especially in the IRS, given the power that it has and the reach that it has into all of our lives."

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Obama's former deputy press secretary, Bill Burton, said the president did the right thing by making a forceful statement on national television. "There are things that happen outside the control of the president, and to the extent that the president is able to take control of the situation, it's remarkably helpful," he said.

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“He can’t let the Washington chattering class distract from his mission,” said Capitol Hill lobbyist Steve Elmendorf. “Every administration has these kind of distractions and they need to be managed and dealt with and not get thrown of his game.”

A few hours before the press conference, Obama met with Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., to discuss immigration reform.

(Excerpt) Read more at nationaljournal.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: gettherope; impeachnow; irs; loislerner; obama; scandal
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I am an angry Wee Wee ... and I don't like these kind of distractions that need to be managed and dealt with ... so I made a forceful statement ... and that's more than enough to stop you Right Wing Nuts from throwing me off my game ... so you can shut your pie-holes ... or I'll sic my IRS jackboots on you ... again!

1 posted on 05/16/2013 3:30:53 AM PDT by Zakeet
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To: Zakeet
announce that the agency’s acting commissioner had been forced out

So, by forcing out the COMMISSIONER, isn't he admitting that the decisions were made by something other than a few rogue local Cincinnati peons?

2 posted on 05/16/2013 3:36:48 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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To: Zakeet

             

3 posted on 05/16/2013 3:37:55 AM PDT by tomkat (solve for x: Baraq = islamite .. islam = enemy ... Baraq = x)
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To: Zakeet

He’ll be even angrier when the memo’s and such pointing up the chain of command come out.


4 posted on 05/16/2013 3:38:05 AM PDT by Neidermeyer (I used to be disgusted , now I try to be amused.)
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To: Zakeet

5 posted on 05/16/2013 3:38:42 AM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet)
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To: Zakeet
Ya Know Mr. Obama...you spend way too much time partying, golfing, and hours in the air on AF One campaigning, it is time to ‘grow up’ and face the real problems you have created over the last four plus years...STOP BLAMING OTHERS...

America has waken up...and it is past time for that...LISTEN TO THE VOTERS AND TAXPAYERS FOR A CHANGE...

6 posted on 05/16/2013 3:40:43 AM PDT by haircutter (,,,)
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To: Izzy Dunne

What a weenie.


7 posted on 05/16/2013 3:41:28 AM PDT by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: Zakeet

HA!......the little boy king threatens America. Your reign is in danger..AMERICA wants answers, and so far all we get are more lies. Your Gestapo like tactics will do you in POS.


8 posted on 05/16/2013 3:43:01 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Zakeet

ooohhh.....me skeert...............not


9 posted on 05/16/2013 3:43:13 AM PDT by V_TWIN
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To: Zakeet

Obama asked someone to resign who had already agreed his job would terminate in fifteen days. And he’s staying on until then!

Man, he’s really angry.


10 posted on 05/16/2013 3:45:02 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: Izzy Dunne
So, by forcing out the COMMISSIONER, isn't he admitting that the decisions were made by something other than a few rogue local Cincinnati peons?

He is so angry, he stepped up and threw the acting commissioner under the bus. A guy who was not even acting commissioner until after all this happened. Now that is angry. My suspicion would be that Obama threw the first guy he could find under the bus that he was certain *could not* sing to a prosecutor. You throw a guy under the bus that knows something and he can make problems for you.

11 posted on 05/16/2013 3:46:10 AM PDT by IamConservative (The soul of my lifes journey is Liberty!)
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To: Doogle

...even more info comes out today...the fake administration, from top to bottom is unraveling. It’s falling apart. Let’s find out who bugged Congress?


12 posted on 05/16/2013 3:46:34 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Izzy Dunne

He didn’t force out anyone. The guy put in his retirement a while ago . He is retiring in June anyway. This story is BS.

Just another lie.


13 posted on 05/16/2013 3:49:30 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: wayoverontheright

This clown is so full of crap his eyes are brown.


14 posted on 05/16/2013 3:50:40 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: Zakeet

Having written a lot of dialog, you try to stay away from cliché’s. I listen to Obama and the cliché movie dialog hits me; wham, wham. His thinking and speech are formed around TV dialog; simple, repetitive and unoriginal. Listen to any other president and compare, you’ll hear the difference. Men who form their thoughts and speech from book learning and experience form complex thoughts into simple sentences. Kennedy said, “I know you think you understand what you thought I said. I’m not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.” Churchill said, “Never have so many owed so much to so few.” Caesar said, “I came, I saw, I conquered.” But our “most articulate president” needs a teleprompter to address kindergartners. Really.


15 posted on 05/16/2013 3:50:56 AM PDT by Gen.Blather
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To: Zakeet
Jay,is the man President Obama fired yesterday at work today?
16 posted on 05/16/2013 3:51:59 AM PDT by TexasCajun
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To: Izzy Dunne

The ACTING Commissioner’s term was up in June anyway. Just another distraction like Holder’s imaginary recusal.


17 posted on 05/16/2013 3:52:33 AM PDT by mazda77
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To: Zakeet

A cornered rat fights back.


18 posted on 05/16/2013 3:52:41 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Zakeet

He’s angry he got caught.


19 posted on 05/16/2013 3:53:02 AM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: Neidermeyer
What memos? He'll claim National Security or Executive privilege or some other excuse
to buy them seven months, then have Carney say it's old news and it was delt with.

The MSM Talking heads will excuse this issue and blame Republicans for being political
about a political issue. They are lining up the ducks now.

Obama: Just words, just speeches.

20 posted on 05/16/2013 3:53:43 AM PDT by MaxMax (Conservatism needs a re-awakening plan for the American public)
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To: Zakeet
the word pathetic comes to mind ... this guy is in so far over his head ... way beyond his competency level.
21 posted on 05/16/2013 3:55:36 AM PDT by BluH2o
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To: Gen.Blather

To: Zakeet
“Obama asked someone to resign who had already agreed his job would terminate in fifteen days. And he’s staying on until then!”.

Apparently the position is a 6 mos. “temporary” position as director. The current term was ending in June. Stepping down one month early is NOT the same as being “fired”. Infact, the guy gets to keep his job in the IRS.

Odumbo goes out and fakes anger to make it look like he is actually in charge. He is not! Just another example of the “smoke and mirros” MO in the Odumbo administration.


22 posted on 05/16/2013 3:57:59 AM PDT by DaveA37 (I'm for HONEST government)
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To: Zakeet

Obama is so angry that he will demand a punishment of twenty lashes with a peacock feather.


23 posted on 05/16/2013 3:58:53 AM PDT by monocle
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To: Zakeet

Obama is drowning in SCANDAL!


24 posted on 05/16/2013 4:00:03 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Zakeet

Angry he go caught!


25 posted on 05/16/2013 4:01:58 AM PDT by dalereed
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To: Zakeet

Pu$$y boy!

LLS


26 posted on 05/16/2013 4:04:26 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Doogle

Exactly!

LLS


27 posted on 05/16/2013 4:05:19 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Zakeet
"...said Capitol Hill lobbyist Steve Elmendorf. “Every administration has these kind of distractions and they need to be managed and dealt with and not get thrown of(sic) his game.”

Really? I'm trying to remember Bush's comparable "distraction".

28 posted on 05/16/2013 4:06:30 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: All

It’s easy to be outraged when you’ve already reaped the benefits of others illegal actions.
cry me an effing river.


29 posted on 05/16/2013 4:08:12 AM PDT by newnhdad (Our new motto: USA, it was fun while it lasted.)
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To: JoeProBono

Hey steaming pile, It’s your Adminstration, You are suppose to be in Charge! You are suppose to know what is going on!

Mr. Kenya you are no Jack Kennedy, you are more like Jack Hoff.

Obama = POS


30 posted on 05/16/2013 4:17:42 AM PDT by wetgundog (" Extremism in the Defense of Liberty is no Vice")
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To: BluH2o
the word pathetic comes to mind ... this guy is in so far over his head ... way beyond his competency level.


31 posted on 05/16/2013 4:20:36 AM PDT by Zakeet (If idiots could fly, Washington would be an airport)
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To: Zakeet

32 posted on 05/16/2013 4:26:44 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: Zakeet

33 posted on 05/16/2013 4:27:40 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (PITCH BLACK is the new "transparent")
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To: tomkat

So angry he had to read it off the teleprompter.FRAUD


34 posted on 05/16/2013 4:31:37 AM PDT by ballplayer
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To: ballplayer
Anyone tempted to think of Ø possessing anything resembling testosterone should recall this and try not to hurt themselves ROFL :


             



35 posted on 05/16/2013 4:38:53 AM PDT by tomkat (solve for x: Baraq = islamite .. islam = enemy ... Baraq = x)
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To: Progov

Actually this can be pretty smart for the O’bummerr administration:

1. - show the “fake “ outrage and the “I am in charge”
stance.
2.- the “director” gets full benefits and gets to keep
working for the demonrats.
3. the director walks off the job- claims to not remember
anything- has no Memo’s,emails,papers- does not know
where anything is - because he is no longer incharge-
Hell, maybe claims he does not remember where he was
for the past few years-
4. All the rino’s can cluck- along with this administration
“MOVE ALONG”- “nothing to see here!”


36 posted on 05/16/2013 4:44:18 AM PDT by mj1234
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To: Zakeet

“”Its inexcusable, and Americans are right to be angry about it, and I am angry about it,” he said. “I will not tolerate this kind of behavior in any agency, but especially in the IRS, given the power that it has and the reach that it has into all of our lives.”

You lying sack of dung..You gave the the order to do it..You are just angry you got caught..


37 posted on 05/16/2013 4:47:10 AM PDT by PLD
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To: Zakeet

I’M angry.

The IRS is not a democrat or republican entity. It is run by WHOEVER IS IN POWER at the time.

Darth Obama is behind it ALL.

I’m profoundly offended hearing him get up and say that HE is angry and will not tolerate this. It was HIS action. HE profits from this stuff, not the IRS. They were taking orders from their ‘boss’.


38 posted on 05/16/2013 4:48:37 AM PDT by joethedrummer
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To: Zakeet

39 posted on 05/16/2013 4:54:14 AM PDT by Dr.Deth
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To: PLD

Taqiyya


40 posted on 05/16/2013 4:58:25 AM PDT by infool7 (The ugly truth is just a big lie.)
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To: FRiends


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41 posted on 05/16/2013 5:03:35 AM PDT by deoetdoctrinae (The Old White Flag Republicans can go straight to He// and take their pal Obama with them!)
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To: Zakeet
Maskirovka, pure and simple.
42 posted on 05/16/2013 5:06:46 AM PDT by Noumenon (What would Michael Collins do?)
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To: Zakeet

Why don’t I believe the marxist?


43 posted on 05/16/2013 5:08:40 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Pi$$ed off yet?)
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To: Zakeet

He comes across as “angry” all the time, often in a refined passive-agressive way. He is not “cool”, he is cold and calculating.


44 posted on 05/16/2013 5:10:26 AM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.......)
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To: SERKIT

As the IBD editorial pointed out,

what makes this so ironic is that it was just a couple of weeks ago that 0bama was mocking the “voices that warn of government tyranny just around the corner”.

Yep, don’t have to worry about that tyranny “just around the corner”, because it’s here and now, and has been since 2010.


45 posted on 05/16/2013 5:23:01 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Zakeet

I am angry that I, and my family have been harassed and continually discriminated against, by the government, the media, by the schools and by a progressive culture, because we are white, Christian and conservative.

We have been denied opportunities for my children, because they are white males, by every institution I have tried to work with, for their education.

It is no different than that little girl in the Civil Rights movement, that we have all seen in historic footage. For what it is worth-I am a supporter of civil rights for all Americans. I always have been. Yet I face the politics of revenge against me, because of my skin color.

I am sick of it.

I have felt the sense building that there is actually a plan to imprison or even kill conservatives, to further a political agenda. Or to at least keep us paying taxes, but have no voice in they way we are governed.

I have had “friends” believe it is acceptable to hurl names at me, call me a racist, disassociate from me, and keep me out events, because of my christian association and political beliefs.

I see the amount of hate crimes and violence, countrywide, escalate against people of my pigmentation, to the point where I don’t fee safe traveling in cities anymore, or doing my homeless/job developing street ministry in down town areas. WHY? Because I am white and they are black. I had not noticed that before THIS past election.

You are angry Obama? This isn’t your country. You hold none of the morals, ethics or dreams of Americans. You want blind power, like some third world dictator.

You have imported , intimidated and brainwashed people, to your point of view. All in the pursuit of getting rid of people like me and my children.

I have ancestors who have fought in most of Americas wars, including the one at Lexington and Concord- all the way back to the Revolution. And now I am treated like a parasite, in my own country, for being the kind of person who follows the laws and pays attention to our heritage.

And I know that you are just the leader, for the moment, of the progressive movement. But even I had hope for you that you might just turn your heart, and do something good with huge amount of political capital you had.

I had a dream, that you would be fair, and just- because after all you were the face of the America dream to many millions of people- and to the world.

And what did you do?

Yes, Saul Alinksy would be proud of your huge accomplishments- but Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. would cry. What have you accomplished? More power for your friends, nothing else.

You have divided this country worse than it has ever been with your cursed, hateful speech against people. You shame and mock people for their skin color, their spiritual and their political beliefs.

And with all of your political power, and the promise of millions of people wanting you to do that right thing, and following every word you say.. you are still not above God. Everyday we are given two paths. One a blessing and one a curse.

You always seem to choose the curse. WHY?

I am praying for you. And for your entire administration.

It used to be said that white folks couldn’t be discriminated against, because “we” ran the institutions..

Hmmm....

Let’s have a national discussion about, shall we?

Signed
An American Mother


46 posted on 05/16/2013 5:29:41 AM PDT by Truth2012
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To: Zakeet
Obama “doth protest too much, methinks.”
47 posted on 05/16/2013 5:33:13 AM PDT by Mister Da (The mark of a wise man is not what he knows, but what he knows he doesn't know!)
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To: Zakeet

The only reason he is mad, is that he got caught.


48 posted on 05/16/2013 5:38:27 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: Truth2012

Anyone else hear that black woman call into Hannity yesterday that was absolutely ecstatic that conservatives were being targeted by the IRS?

Her reason - payback. She stated that the EXISTANCE of conservatives/republicans is oppressive to her.

So, by unstated extension, she would advocate for the extermination of conservatives. Don’t doubt it. This is not an isolated viewpoint.


49 posted on 05/16/2013 5:40:55 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: MrB

Very unfortunate.
And I am not surprised anymore.


50 posted on 05/16/2013 5:52:20 AM PDT by Truth2012
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