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Issa Demands Answers from Holder on DOJ's Role in IRS Scandal, Networks Do Nothing
Newsbusters ^ | April 24, 2014 | Geoffrey Dickens

Posted on 04/24/2014 12:12:01 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike

On Wednesday Darrell Issa demanded Attorney General Eric Holder answer new questions about the Justice Department’s role in the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups. In a letter sent to Holder, Issa sought answers about a newly released email between former IRS official Lois Lerner and DOJ official Richard Pilger in which Pilger asks Lerner “When you have a moment, will you call me? I’ve been asked to run something by you” and requests who at the IRS “DOJ folks could talk to” about ways to target politically involved non-profit groups.

So far none of the broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC) reported on this latest IRS scandal development on their evening or morning shows.

On Thursday the Washington Examiner’s Susan Crabtree reported the following:

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: California
KEYWORDS: abc; california; cbs; darrellissa; ericholder; geoffreydickens; irs; loislerner; nbc; newsbusters; richardpilger; susancrabtree; washingtonexaminer
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The regime is caught red-handed and Holder is implicated yet again.
1 posted on 04/24/2014 12:12:02 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike
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To: Hotlanta Mike

And still, holder does nothing. Yawn.


2 posted on 04/24/2014 12:12:42 PM PDT by rktman (Ethnicity: Redneck. Race: Daytona 500)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Well OKC ain’t saying nothing. Dumbass Holder is cancelling speech amid protests by Cadets. Yeaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah. Just protest away you guys. I’m proud.


3 posted on 04/24/2014 12:14:00 PM PDT by Cats Pajamas (Send your dollar to see the birth certificate)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

“Networks Do Nothing”

Following holder’s M.O.


4 posted on 04/24/2014 12:14:09 PM PDT by Rennes Templar
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To: Hotlanta Mike
the media is the message....if they don't report it, it has never happened....

you'd be surprised how little the general public knows about anything except who the latest black baby daddy one of the kardashian poops has...

5 posted on 04/24/2014 12:14:52 PM PDT by cherry
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Of course the Fraud that is Issa and his ‘investigation committee’ could have long ago exercised the power of Congress and arrested Holder until it gained lawful compliance. Instead he drags it out to the benefit of Obama and the Left.


6 posted on 04/24/2014 12:16:04 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

It was less time from the Watergate burglary to Nixon’s resignation than Issa’s taken so far.


7 posted on 04/24/2014 12:19:30 PM PDT by jiggyboy
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To: Hotlanta Mike
There is a way to get this in the news ...

House Republicans won't rule out arresting Lois Lerner if Justice Department doesn't

8 posted on 04/24/2014 12:20:08 PM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

I bet Bundys comments will get more coverage tonight then the IRS has all year.


9 posted on 04/24/2014 12:21:32 PM PDT by AU72
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To: Hotlanta Mike

And what, pray tell, are you going to do, Mr. Issa, when Holder does nothing?


10 posted on 04/24/2014 12:22:25 PM PDT by rjsimmon (The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: rjsimmon

Nothing I expect


11 posted on 04/24/2014 12:23:59 PM PDT by Cats Pajamas (Send your dollar to see the birth certificate)
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To: Cats Pajamas
Nothing I expect

Given how quickly Issa slapped the cuffs on Holder when he was held in contempt I suppose, er, eh, huh? He did nothing?

Never mind...

12 posted on 04/24/2014 12:27:02 PM PDT by rjsimmon (The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Oh, please, don’t blame Issa...Arresting holder would completely blow up in the Republicans’ collective faces...it would give a weapon to Obama and his lapdog media to hammer conservatives over the head with...

We’re all ticked off, but focus your anger on the people who most deserve it— Holder, Obama, Pelosi, Reid, Sebilius, etc....Once we have the Senate, things could change in a hurry...and then it will be time to hold Republicans’ feet to the fire...


13 posted on 04/24/2014 12:29:37 PM PDT by Tulane
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To: rjsimmon

Issa is just playing a role. His part in the play is to feed the sense of inevitability concerning the march of leftism. Incrementalism. Each day passes and more lose hope he will ever do his job. It is all by design.

Any time he would like to debate that with me I will be glad to oblige. Perhaps we could make it an online event. In fact, more of us should call for their reps to debate them openly.


14 posted on 04/24/2014 12:30:38 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Tulane

Please my ass. While you are concerned with a political party’s popularity, I’m concerned with whats left of the ;law and my country.


15 posted on 04/24/2014 12:31:44 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Norm Lenhart

That is such a sad, but true commentary. Wherefor has gone our Republic?


16 posted on 04/24/2014 12:32:08 PM PDT by rjsimmon (The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: rjsimmon

Look to post 13 for your answer.


17 posted on 04/24/2014 12:33:22 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Norm Lenhart

We have a winner.

He was ‘investigating’ Benghazi ‘to make sure it doesn’t happen again’.

That told me all I needed to know about him and his ‘investigations’.


18 posted on 04/24/2014 12:35:38 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Norm Lenhart

So, let me see if I understand...in an election year, you want Republicans to take the focus off of the lousy economy and Obamacare, by arresting the first Black attorney general, giving the democrats a political weapon to use against the republicans in November...a gift that would galvanize their base (blacks who don’t normally vote in midterms) and potentially throw the senate away...meaning more elected democrats who will continue us down this road to hell? Is that what you want? Umm...good luck with that...


19 posted on 04/24/2014 12:36:01 PM PDT by Tulane
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To: Hotlanta Mike

DOJ and the WH are neck deep in the scandal. But what difference does it make?


20 posted on 04/24/2014 12:37:50 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Why is Jon Corzine a free man?)
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To: rjsimmon
Wherefor has gone our Republic?

"Evolved" into an imperial presidency.

The kind of "presidency" we eliminated in 1781.

5.56mm

21 posted on 04/24/2014 12:38:26 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: Tulane

He Mr “Feet to the Fire”, your crew said the same thing a year ago. We had to wait till after the election to hold feet to the fire. And here it is in the timeframe you all specified.

And what happens? Someone calls them on their inaction and you want another Issa style delay in the holding of feet to the fire until, after the next election. Pray tell which future election can we carve in stone as the one where feet can be held to fire with no whinning from y’all?


22 posted on 04/24/2014 12:39:52 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Norm Lenhart
Look to post 13 for your answer

Death from within. I certainly hope the House is waiting for successful GOP takeover in the Senate before they bring forth Impeachment proceedings, otherwise they are failures at their sworn duty and are all deserving of exile or 'a quick drop and sudden stop'...

23 posted on 04/24/2014 12:40:13 PM PDT by rjsimmon (The Tree of Liberty Thirsts)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Help me I think I fell down rabbit hole after I read post by Tulane. Is this person a troll? I don’t want to respond directly to them.


24 posted on 04/24/2014 12:41:30 PM PDT by Cats Pajamas (Send your dollar to see the birth certificate)
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To: Norm Lenhart

agreed, Issa is a waste of a congressional seat. all the low hanging fruit of 0bama scandals and what has Issa delivered?

Bueller?
Bueller?


25 posted on 04/24/2014 12:42:10 PM PDT by Finatic (I ran out of change and have given up on hope. FUBO, I am so sick of your sorry a$$ you effin punk)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
So far none of the broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC) reported on this latest IRS scandal development on their evening or morning shows.

Obama, Jarrett, Biden and other prompters are all out of town...so no noose is good noose.

26 posted on 04/24/2014 12:42:14 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Cats Pajamas

I am not a troll...just somebody who wants to win elections...

Are you a troll?


27 posted on 04/24/2014 12:42:55 PM PDT by Tulane
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To: Norm Lenhart

There is a way to fix this. However it will take having republicans across the board. Do to the libs what Obama is doing to conservatives. Make it so painful that the libs will beg to make things right.

AND DO IT OPENLY. “The IRS went after conservative groups and you in the media did nothing? Well, the IRS will now audit everyone on your staff as well as your connections in government. And since it was perfectly legal under Obama, it must be legal now. Or did you lie?”

Then create a law in which government and the media cannot be in bed together. When Reid demands 67 votes, tell him to pound sand, change it to 51 and implement the law.

I would nuke the entire lib platform to a point where it would be legal to shoot OWS members as anarchists.


28 posted on 04/24/2014 12:43:32 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: Cats Pajamas

No, he’s the typical conservative today. FR and every other site is plagued with that idiocy.

Leftists infiltrated conservatism long ago and set about changing the meaning of the word. His post is the result. He wants to sit at the conservative table as long as he can still play Mr. Moderate in real life. Call him on his ‘conservatism’ and watch him spin out and hit the wall.


29 posted on 04/24/2014 12:44:31 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
You don't understand.

Cliven Bundy is Raciss.

;-)

30 posted on 04/24/2014 12:45:30 PM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: Norm Lenhart

When Bush nominated Harriet Myers, did conservatives have the ability to get her nomination shot down in favor of Alito? Yes or no? That, Norm, is called holding a politicians feet to the fire. You can look it up.

When Obama nominated Sotomayor and Kagan, was he worried about conservatives’ reactions?

AFter 2008, when republicans stayed home and refused to vote for many moderate senate candidates...How did that democratic 60 vote majority help us with Obamacare?

We need to win elections...


31 posted on 04/24/2014 12:46:29 PM PDT by Tulane
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To: Tulane

Yup. President Romney agrees.


32 posted on 04/24/2014 12:47:27 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Hotlanta Mike
RE :”So far none of the broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC) reported on this latest IRS scandal development on their evening or morning shows. “

They are too busy with Bundy’s latest remarks.

33 posted on 04/24/2014 12:47:58 PM PDT by sickoflibs (Obama : 'You can keep your doctor if you want. I never tell a lie ')
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To: Norm Lenhart

Ok, I am an idiot.

For the record, I have not called you names...but nice muscles there, internet tough guy.


34 posted on 04/24/2014 12:48:01 PM PDT by Tulane
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To: Norm Lenhart

Not addressing my questions...thought so...you’ve got nothing but ad hominem attacks and vitriol...

Good luck with that come election time...


35 posted on 04/24/2014 12:49:07 PM PDT by Tulane
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To: Tulane

Let me apologize. I’m sorry your support of moderates blinds you to reality, but stupid should hurt.


36 posted on 04/24/2014 12:49:25 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Tulane

You don’t really believe in winning fair elections anymore do you?

http://conservativehideout.com/2014/04/24/40000-voters-registered-virginia-maryland-theres-voter-fraud/


37 posted on 04/24/2014 12:50:25 PM PDT by Cats Pajamas (Send your dollar to see the birth certificate)
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To: Tulane

No point in addressing cases of category error until you see the problem with your statements.


38 posted on 04/24/2014 12:50:31 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Dear journalists. Here’s another case of a guaranteed Pulitzer Prize for the real story in a sane world. Sorry you missed it. You’d better pray that the adults never get back in charge.


39 posted on 04/24/2014 12:53:41 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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Krauthammer: Democrats will ‘rue the day’ they stood by while Obama flouted the law [VIDEO]

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2014/04/23/krauthammer-democrats-will-rue-the-day-they-stood-by-while-obama-flouted-the-law-video/#ixzz2zps8OM6i


40 posted on 04/24/2014 12:57:21 PM PDT by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

I completely support you for President in 2016...hell in 2014 ;)


41 posted on 04/24/2014 12:58:13 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

Darrell Issa is a no balls wimp!


42 posted on 04/24/2014 12:58:56 PM PDT by jpsb (Believe nothing until it has been officially denied)
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To: Norm Lenhart

To all:

I just want everyone to note something here and watch it repeat each and every time someone makes a point about the leftism of the GOP and others agree with it.

As we see on this thread, there is a general acceptance that Issa has at minimum, blown it. the reason why is open to disagreement, but in general, the facts are all there and being discussed.

Every time this happens, a moderate voice of reason appears to explain to us all how we have to ignore what evidence shows us, do nothing about it and get out there election day and vote for more of that.

sure looks a lot like someone has a ‘job’ to do...


43 posted on 04/24/2014 1:07:46 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Norm Lenhart

It sure seems so. Almost like Karl is with us.


44 posted on 04/24/2014 1:14:04 PM PDT by Cats Pajamas (Send your dollar to see the birth certificate)
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To: Cats Pajamas

And now poof that voice of reason is gone. Just like a troll to go and hide under a bridge


45 posted on 04/24/2014 1:15:49 PM PDT by Cats Pajamas (Send your dollar to see the birth certificate)
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To: Hotlanta Mike

The networks will protect this regime to the bitter end.

ABC, CBS, NBC: “Nothing to see here, look over there and hear Cliven Bundy’s racial remarks. We’ll have a 3 hour special report on that tonight at 8.”


46 posted on 04/24/2014 1:16:38 PM PDT by envisio (Its on like Donkey Kong!)
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To: AU72
I bet Bundys comments will get more coverage tonight then the IRS has all year.

↑this↑
47 posted on 04/24/2014 1:18:40 PM PDT by envisio (Its on like Donkey Kong!)
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To: Cats Pajamas

Lots of ‘Karls” are with us. But they made online buddies to defend them.

No one wants to think their Internet pal might be a political hack spreading the party meme of the day. But some are exactly that.


48 posted on 04/24/2014 1:18:46 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: Norm Lenhart

Well that’s why I wanted your help in case he was troll. I didn’t recognize Tulane but I mostly lurk anyway. I met that Karl a few years ago at a roundtable dinner and stupidly asked him to sign my rush hat. Now I just wanna sell it on ebay. I’m not a party girl anymore, I am an issue girl. I got smart.


49 posted on 04/24/2014 1:23:15 PM PDT by Cats Pajamas (Send your dollar to see the birth certificate)
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To: Cats Pajamas

Oh BTW, look for people calling for moderation, using leftist memes and words like ‘offended’ ‘racist’ and such, projecting, a fanatical urge to hop from one subject to another and completely ignoring questions while posing questions of their own...then claiming YOU won’t answer their questions( more projection).

Also question why the rock ribbed ‘conservative’ is advocating for things conserves have held as gospel to be abandoned ...if just till after the next election.

that is the very definition of situational ethics. And that AIN’T conservative.


50 posted on 04/24/2014 1:24:05 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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