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The NO Rush Limbaugh Show With Mark Steyn,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EDT,WABC AM,June 4,2013
The EIB Network ^ | June 4, 2013 | Mark Steyn

Posted on 06/04/2013 7:23:15 AM PDT by Biggirl

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; US: New Hampshire
KEYWORDS: marksteyn; politics; talkradio
WELCOME Mark Steyn! Rush Will Be Back Tomorrow.
1 posted on 06/04/2013 7:23:15 AM PDT by Biggirl
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To: NonValueAdded; LibertyisSpecial; HOYA97; ICFN(ICan'tFixNothing); StoneWall Brigade; ...

PING for later.


2 posted on 06/04/2013 7:24:20 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Biggirl

Entertaining and informative...


3 posted on 06/04/2013 7:25:37 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Will give the award latter. Got to take care of business.


4 posted on 06/04/2013 7:26:15 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Biggirl

“Sinister Foreign Guest Host” LOL!


5 posted on 06/04/2013 7:29:35 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Biggirl

6 posted on 06/04/2013 7:32:42 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Truth/Lies; Liberty/Tyranny--WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE??)
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To: Biggirl

I’ll take Mark Steyn any time Rush isn’t available. He makes a great substitute host.


7 posted on 06/04/2013 7:36:35 AM PDT by kevinm13 (Tim Geithner is a tax cheat. Manmade "Global Warming" is a HOAX!)
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To: Biggirl

Mark is a COLOSSUS!
He should have his own show!
He’s got it all, and I have no doubt he could handle it,even
though, more than any other voice on Radio, he is primarily
a writer/analyst.
My kind of Renaissance Man.


8 posted on 06/04/2013 7:45:54 AM PDT by supremedoctrine
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To: Biggirl

Apparently, Rush has retired. What’s going on?


9 posted on 06/04/2013 7:58:58 AM PDT by InterceptPoint (If I had a tag line this is where you would find it)
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To: InterceptPoint

I thought Mark said Rush will be back tomorrow, Wednesday. Not sure why Rush came back one day - after a break, then took days off, again.


10 posted on 06/04/2013 8:00:23 AM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs stay silent.)
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To: Biggirl

Tks Biggirl for the ping... Watching IRS on tv - thought this article interesting ;

Former IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman has some explaining to do. An outcry from Shulman’s former bosses, the American taxpayers, should shame him into honestly answering five simple questions about his role in the most threatening scandal engulfing the Obama administration today.

It’s only fair that Shulman should answer to taxpayers. They face intense scrutiny from the IRS on their annual returns and pay a big chunk of their annual income on pain of criminal liability if they fail to comply with our insanely complex tax code that runs 73,608 pages long at last count — nearly tripling in size over the last decade.

Our tax system primarily relies on Americans’ individual compliance. Even though the IRS employs almost 100,000 people, the combined power of our federal tax collectors could not possibly investigate each of the 174,405,682 returns (give or take) that Americans file each year.

The agency’s reliance on individual compliance means fairness is a high imperative. The system depends on fairness. As a result, the IRS should never discriminate against targeted viewpoints or individuals. Nor should unelected bureaucrats or, for that matter, elected politicians use the IRS as a political weapon.

Yet that’s what happened, and that’s why the former IRS commissioner owes an explanation to law-abiding taxpayers.

After testifying to Congress over a year ago, in March 2012, that the IRS had not targeted conservative groups for delay, intimidation, or discriminatory treatment, Shulman later said that he learned, just weeks after he testified, that his IRS and his agents had indeed engaged in exactly the types of illegal and discriminatory practices he had disclaimed. Still, he failed to inform Congress or correct the record, even after 132 members of Congress had contacted him about it.

“So here is what everyone wants to know,” Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) said to Shulman. “You’ve got 132 members of the United States Congress contacting you about this issue, 42 news stories about this issue in the time period in question, and you never checked it out. You never researched it. I mean, are you sure you’re being square with us today, Mr. Shulman?”

Shulman deferred to the IRS inspector general to investigate the discrimination and harassment. He deferred to Lois Lerner, head of the agency’s exempt organizations division, who pled the Fifth Amendment and refused to answer questions on the grounds that she might incriminate herself in testifying to Congress.

Shulman deferred to his successor, Acting Commissioner Steven Miller, who blamed the IRS for “horrible customer service” and “foolish mistakes.” Last I checked, taxpayers are not customers of the IRS. (Tell me again what we get from the IRS in exchange for our money?) In any case, the systematic targeting of groups affiliated with a particular political persuasion cannot be written off as mere mistakes.

Here are five questions that Shulman should answer:

(1) Why did you not raise the alarm and vigorously pursue the perpetrators who were under your authority upon learning that your agency’s employees had violated our citizens’ constitutional rights, considering that federal law requires the automatic firing of any IRS employee who assaults, harasses, or violates the civil rights of a taxpayer, lies under oath, or conceals information from Congress?

(2) In any of the 157 times that the White House cleared you to visit while the IRS targeted conservative groups, did you inform anyone in the White House that the IRS had systematically targeted for discriminatory treatment groups opposed to the administration’s policies? If not, then how, during any of those 157 occasions, did you satisfy your duty as the leader of a powerful federal agency to keep the president informed of relevant and material events?

(3) Considering that a presidential election would occur in November 2012, were you aware that the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups would chill their involvement and improve the election prospects of the sitting president, and do you believe that the IRS is supposed to assist a president’s re-election campaign?

(4) Did you not in fact say that you often told IRS employees that “the IRS represents the face of the government to more American people than any other federal institution” and that the IRS’s performance “can affect the way that the American people actually think about their government,” and did you not have a heightened obligation to ensure that the IRS did not abuse its immense power over the lives of ordinary citizens in unconstitutional, illegal, and discriminatory ways?

(5) Is it appropriate for one political party to use the IRS to silence opponents who hold different viewpoints on vital public policy matters and, if not, why did you allow it and why did you not raise the alarm when you could have?

* * *

Five questions. Nothing terribly complex. Downright simple compared to our 73,608-page tax code. The American people deserve some answers.
Gayle Trotter - In Opinion - The Daily Caller


11 posted on 06/04/2013 8:22:31 AM PDT by FaithintheRight ("A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government." - Edward Abbey)
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To: kevinm13

Steyn is great. He was on fire yesterday. I wish he could be the permanent show replacement. The others stink!


12 posted on 06/04/2013 8:37:57 AM PDT by miss marmelstein ( Richard Lives Yet!)
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To: gov_bean_ counter
Congrats to gbc for winning the Rush Limbaugh Show Thread Golden EIB Mic Award for June 4, 2013. :)=^..^= Photobucket
13 posted on 06/04/2013 9:02:01 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Biggirl

Thanks. Interesting thread here. Hopefully MS will have clips from some of the witnesses and highlight the idiocy of the Democrat ruling class(less).

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3027090/posts?q=1&;page=306#306


14 posted on 06/04/2013 9:05:33 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,)
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To: Biggirl

Vacation condo in Syria. LOL!!!


15 posted on 06/04/2013 9:07:42 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

Abolish the IRS NOW!

www.fairtax.org


16 posted on 06/04/2013 9:30:03 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: CSM

Slow thread.

I just got back from another fine quasi-governmental agency, the Post Office.

I had to wait in line for a half hour while the only clerk on duty helped two customers with passports. The rest of the line was almost out the door.

They’re really cutting back. When I filled out my change of address online a few weeks ago, they charged me $1.00 for the privilege and made me sign up for offers from various advertisers in the process.


17 posted on 06/04/2013 9:44:35 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Truth/Lies; Liberty/Tyranny--WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE??)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Only the government drones would charge you for you taking an action that reduced their costs! If you had not completed the change of address form, then they would have delivered your mail, had to pick it back up and then would have had to deliver it again.

Back to topic: Mark should change his first name from Butch to Richard, or Dick for short....


18 posted on 06/04/2013 10:12:16 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

is this todays thread.......Tuesday ?


19 posted on 06/04/2013 10:38:26 AM PDT by advertising guy (golf in june in Phoenix ? it's so dry, our gators use Gold Bond)
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To: advertising guy

I think so. Date says June 4.

The thread is rather moribund, for some reason.


20 posted on 06/04/2013 10:40:04 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Truth/Lies; Liberty/Tyranny--WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE??)
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To: advertising guy

Flatulence Tax?


21 posted on 06/04/2013 10:40:13 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (0bama called in the Marines to hold his umbrella but wouldn't to protect our ambassador in Benghazi)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

the tea party thread that just ended was AWESOME and long


22 posted on 06/04/2013 10:41:11 AM PDT by advertising guy (golf in june in Phoenix ? it's so dry, our gators use Gold Bond)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

That is udderly ridiculous!


23 posted on 06/04/2013 10:42:24 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Truth/Lies; Liberty/Tyranny--WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE??)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

you hearin the details of that tornado that hit El reno ?


24 posted on 06/04/2013 10:43:24 AM PDT by advertising guy (golf in june in Phoenix ? it's so dry, our gators use Gold Bond)
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To: advertising guy

I couldn’t watch the testimony. Heard it was good.


25 posted on 06/04/2013 10:43:51 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Truth/Lies; Liberty/Tyranny--WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE??)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

it was a 10


26 posted on 06/04/2013 10:44:33 AM PDT by advertising guy (golf in june in Phoenix ? it's so dry, our gators use Gold Bond)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

He needs to moo off this topic.


27 posted on 06/04/2013 10:44:43 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (0bama called in the Marines to hold his umbrella but wouldn't to protect our ambassador in Benghazi)
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To: Biggirl

Steyn is a complete scream.


28 posted on 06/04/2013 10:45:34 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (This stuff we're going through now, this is nothing compared to the middle ages.)
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To: advertising guy

Don’t know anything about it.


29 posted on 06/04/2013 10:45:35 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (0bama called in the Marines to hold his umbrella but wouldn't to protect our ambassador in Benghazi)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

what’s the news on Son One ?


30 posted on 06/04/2013 10:45:52 AM PDT by advertising guy (golf in june in Phoenix ? it's so dry, our gators use Gold Bond)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

2 1/2 miles wide and 7 machines recorded 402 mph winds


31 posted on 06/04/2013 10:46:33 AM PDT by advertising guy (golf in june in Phoenix ? it's so dry, our gators use Gold Bond)
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To: Biggirl

I’m still laughing at the Butch Metuchen school for Good Government.


32 posted on 06/04/2013 10:46:48 AM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (This stuff we're going through now, this is nothing compared to the middle ages.)
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To: advertising guy

Is that a record? Holy Funk!


33 posted on 06/04/2013 10:48:09 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (0bama called in the Marines to hold his umbrella but wouldn't to protect our ambassador in Benghazi)
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To: Attention Surplus Disorder

His zingers come a mile a minute.


34 posted on 06/04/2013 10:48:57 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (0bama called in the Marines to hold his umbrella but wouldn't to protect our ambassador in Benghazi)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

yes,,for girth and wind speed....the 1925 tornado stayed on the ground for 219 miles with 60 mph speed and 300 plus winds


35 posted on 06/04/2013 10:54:33 AM PDT by advertising guy (golf in june in Phoenix ? it's so dry, our gators use Gold Bond)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

He should have his own radio (or better, TV) show.


36 posted on 06/04/2013 10:54:36 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Truth/Lies; Liberty/Tyranny--WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE??)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

If he had his own TV show your BF would need a new hobby.


37 posted on 06/04/2013 10:59:23 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (0bama called in the Marines to hold his umbrella but wouldn't to protect our ambassador in Benghazi)
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To: advertising guy

http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/06/04/18751584-el-reno-tornado-at-26-miles-across-was-widest-on-record?lite

Holy Carp OK is getting more than their share.


38 posted on 06/04/2013 11:00:57 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (0bama called in the Marines to hold his umbrella but wouldn't to protect our ambassador in Benghazi)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Wiping the drool off the TV set?


39 posted on 06/04/2013 11:02:10 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Truth/Lies; Liberty/Tyranny--WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE??)
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To: advertising guy

How were those storm chasers killed? Was their vehicle overturned?


40 posted on 06/04/2013 11:03:02 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Truth/Lies; Liberty/Tyranny--WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE??)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Chicken Sh_t Kristy Kreme won’t appoint a new senator? What a POS.


41 posted on 06/04/2013 11:09:35 AM PDT by Clint N. Suhks (0bama called in the Marines to hold his umbrella but wouldn't to protect our ambassador in Benghazi)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

After driving around today, I’m not worried about cows passing gas, but women farding in their cars.


42 posted on 06/04/2013 11:09:56 AM PDT by Springman (Rest In Peace YaYa123, Bahbah, and Just Lori.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Coward. He’s up for re-election, and didn’t want to endanger his “bi-partisan,” Obama’s new BFF image.

Or maybe he’s under orders from the WH.


43 posted on 06/04/2013 11:12:10 AM PDT by rightwingintelligentsia (Truth/Lies; Liberty/Tyranny--WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE??)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

no...their van was sucked up to 2000 feet and dropped


44 posted on 06/04/2013 11:46:45 AM PDT by advertising guy (golf in june in Phoenix ? it's so dry, our gators use Gold Bond)
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bookmark


45 posted on 06/05/2013 6:55:37 AM PDT by Matchett-PI (It's a single step from relativism to barbarism, low information to Democrat, ignorance to tenure)
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