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Time for a special prosecutor on IRS after “lost” e-mails?
Hotair ^ | 06/14/2014 | Ed Morrissey

Posted on 06/14/2014 7:15:00 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

It’s been more than 400 days since the IRS targeting scandal broke, and longer than that since the Inspector General started its probe of the tax-exempt office and their alleged political bias. Members of Congress had asked IRS officials more than two years ago about puzzling delays in applications from conservative groups.

Yet, according to the Obama administration, only yesterday did the IRS get around to confirming that a supposed computer crash had wiped out two years of e-mail history from Lois Lerner and her group, after months of being under subpoena to supply it.

Needless to say, members of Congress aren’t buying this latest dog-ate-my-homework excuse:

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: blogpimp; irs; loislerner

1 posted on 06/14/2014 7:15:00 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

BS. The EXEMPT Congress is COMPLICIT.

EXEMPT Issa did nothing.
EXEMPT Cummings PARTICIPATED in the coverup.
NOTHING by the stinking, drunk, hated EXEMPT.

NOTHING as American freedom and justice was murdered.


2 posted on 06/14/2014 7:19:26 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: SeekAndFind
"Yet, according to the Obama administration, only yesterday did the IRS get around to confirming that a supposed computer crash had wiped out two years of e-mail history from Lois Lerner and her group, after months of being under subpoena to supply it."

Sheesh, shades of Rose Law firm billing records. Obambi and Holder learned well from the corrupt Clinton administration.

3 posted on 06/14/2014 7:19:26 PM PDT by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever)
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To: SeekAndFind

Need to drag all of this administration in. Subpoena all of those asses that are involved. My guess is this will not take place. If it does, I will be surprised.


4 posted on 06/14/2014 7:19:41 PM PDT by Busko (The only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain.)
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To: SeekAndFind

The time was long ago.

Like many parts of the permanent government bureaucracy, the IRS feels it is untouchable.

As the chinese say, it is time to kill some chickens to scare the monkeys.


5 posted on 06/14/2014 7:21:45 PM PDT by PGR88
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To: SeekAndFind

Anyone who is buying off on this “computer crash” BS is a total moron. It does appear as though a serious crime has been committed here. I remember a time when America was “a nation of laws”. Laws don’t mean jack these days. We’re a lawless country now like most other third world nations.


6 posted on 06/14/2014 7:23:30 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: SeekAndFind

At the snail’s pace Special Prosecuters operate, Zero will be long gone before the final report is ready.


7 posted on 06/14/2014 7:24:58 PM PDT by Yo-Yo (Is the /sarc tag really necessary?)
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To: SeekAndFind

The House needs to imprison Lerner.


8 posted on 06/14/2014 7:27:08 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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The vendors should be called in to testify on behalf of the infrastructure installed and supported under contract.


9 posted on 06/14/2014 7:29:06 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Is this satire? How is that even a question?


10 posted on 06/14/2014 7:33:22 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: SeekAndFind

Simply to advance this ridiculous claim should be a FELONY, all by itself.


11 posted on 06/14/2014 7:35:03 PM PDT by gaijin
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To: SeekAndFind

The arch-provacateurs a strike again. The aren’t even trying to come up persuasive lies anymore. They deal with the opposition and the American people from a posture of ‘ FU.’


12 posted on 06/14/2014 7:40:40 PM PDT by ishmac (Lady Thatcher: There are no permanent defeats in politics because there are no permanent victories.)
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To: gaijin
Simply to advance this ridiculous claim should be a FELONY, all by itself.

It is a felony. It is perjury. Either they think we are stupid enough to buy that lie, or they are stupid enough to THINK we would buy that lie.

13 posted on 06/14/2014 7:43:51 PM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Vet 70-71 Msgt US Air Force, retired)
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To: SeekAndFind

A computer crash huh?

Well, given that all data is at various cloud centers through-out the nation it shouldn’t be to hard to retrieve it. Start by jailing all members of this cover-up until the data is located.

Release them upon acquittal at trial.


14 posted on 06/14/2014 7:48:14 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?s)
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To: SeekAndFind

and why is there still an IRS? Tawk about un-American, this agency being used as a strong arm against American citizens.

Damn...what’s it gonna take. Our representatives have totally abandoned us.


15 posted on 06/14/2014 7:51:56 PM PDT by servantboy777
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To: eyedigress

Agreed. What about backup files? Off-site redundant storage of backups?


16 posted on 06/14/2014 7:56:41 PM PDT by kdot
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To: kdot

Government entities are redundant on and off site. Camp Williams UT has been running a few years, what say them?


17 posted on 06/14/2014 8:03:47 PM PDT by eyedigress ((zOld storm chaser from the west)/?s)
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To: SeekAndFind

The Congress needs an investigatory arm, just as strong, just as well-armed, as the FBI.


18 posted on 06/14/2014 8:07:02 PM PDT by Defiant (Obama is not the anti-Christ. He is Satan's John the Baptist, preparing the way.)
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To: A Navy Vet
Sheesh, shades of Rose Law firm billing records.

Or an eighteen minute gap. They're lost in the Rosemary Woods.

19 posted on 06/14/2014 8:11:41 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (ObamaCare IS Medicaid: They'll pull a sheet over your head and send you the bill.)
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To: Carry_Okie
"Or an eighteen minute gap. They're lost in the Rosemary Woods."

Yeah, remember when liberals went apefeces over 18 minutes lost?

How do liberals feel about 18 months of "lost" emails?

Get some IT guys on the case and they'll find them in a couple of hours.

It's not 1973 anymore.

20 posted on 06/14/2014 8:29:43 PM PDT by boop (I just wanted a President. But I got a rock.)
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To: SeekAndFind

21 posted on 06/14/2014 8:54:14 PM PDT by garjog (Obama: bringing joy to the hearts of Terrorists everywhere.)
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To: PGR88
" it is time to kill some chickens to scare the monkeys."

I have not heard that before, but I agree with it.

22 posted on 06/14/2014 9:13:26 PM PDT by matthew fuller (We should swap twenty million Mexican illegal aliens for Marine SGT Andrew Tahmooressi.)
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To: eyedigress

We need to start filling up some jails. I suggest Angola.


23 posted on 06/14/2014 9:17:29 PM PDT by matthew fuller (We should swap twenty million Mexican illegal aliens for Marine SGT Andrew Tahmooressi.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Holder will never do anything on this because they know it points directly to Obama.

A state AG somewhere needs to claim jurisdiction on some aspect of it and begin the investigation and issue enforceable subpoenas there. My vote is for Mike DeWine, Ohio A.G. and conservative Republican. Lerner claimed it started in Cincinnati, so be it. Let's get this ball rolling.

24 posted on 06/14/2014 9:19:25 PM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: matthew fuller

I suggest Gitmo, which will be empty of Taliban Terrorists very soon.

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“Questions for the NSA.”

Whatever the IRS “loses” is stored, FOREVER, in the files of the NSA.

After all, the NSA has searchable recordings of all emails by EVERYBODY, so that NOTHING can ever be “lost.”

A simple Freedom of Information request by Judicial Watch is all that is needed.


25 posted on 06/14/2014 9:20:18 PM PDT by Graewoulf (Democrats' Obamacare Socialist Health Insur. Tax violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: boop; Neil E. Wright; Jim Robinson
"It's not 1973 anymore."

Nope, and we're way past a president who has the integrity to resign for one simple cover-up, which Nixon did. Obambi does worse almost every day, so did Clinton.

I believe that when politicians ascend from lowly city council to president, the more corrupt they get from power and their own self-importance, while thinking they know best about how we should live our lives.

I sincerely don't want to see it, but RWII is brewing. No, not Civil War as some would say, but a new revolution against King DC and all those who think they should control our lives from cradle (even uterus) to grave.

Read my tagline. Even if you weren't military, it applies to ALL true Patriots' hearts, as it did with our Founding Fathers who mostly were not ex-military.

Always remember they were British citizens until they got fed up with the King of England's unreasonable demands. Now we have King DC's unreasonable control over our lives and destiny. Sometime, somewhere it's going to break. It almost started at the Bundy ranch in Nevada and recently in Utah. RWII is going to happen...bank on it.

Watch the National Guard soldiers put down their arms. No one, repeat no one has the stomach any longer to shoot their fathers, mothers, brother or sisters - that was a different era. Plus, the gutless politicians will be first in the scopes with nowhere to hide and WILL reverse course no matter what the "gimmes" want.

Again, don't want to see the above in my lifetime, but sometimes, "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants." By Thomas Jefferson who has a monument in DC if anyone wants to think I'm a radical. I simply follow our brilliant Founding Fathers. Don't like it, come arrest me.

26 posted on 06/14/2014 9:39:38 PM PDT by A Navy Vet (An Oath is Forever)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

” Anyone who is buying off on this “computer crash” BS is a total moron.”

This is the whitehut equivalent of “the dog ate my homework “.


27 posted on 06/14/2014 10:25:51 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: Ray76

“The House needs to imprison Lerner.”

I believe I read that she could only be held in the Congressional jail as long as the current sitting congress is in power. So I’d jail her this coming January when the new Congress is seated and she can be given a full two years in the slammer to think about it.


28 posted on 06/15/2014 1:47:59 AM PDT by DAC21
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To: SeekAndFind

seems I remember something called the RICO act.
It was to help authorities go after criminal conspiracies and prosecute them and put their sorry asses in prison.
Seems to me that completely encompasses this obammy and company.


29 posted on 06/15/2014 3:05:20 AM PDT by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) obammy lied and lied and lied)
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To: SeekAndFind
IT Experts Call BS On IRS Claim To Have Lost Lois Lerner Emails
30 posted on 06/15/2014 2:15:16 PM PDT by TennTuxedo
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