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Lerner on missing emails: 'Sometimes stuff just happens' (and to 6 others, too!)
americanthinker ^

Posted on 06/17/2014 1:07:08 PM PDT by chessplayer

The two years of missing emails from the account of Lois Lerner may be a problem for most people but for Lerner, it's just part of life.

"Sometimes, stuff just happens," Lerner wrote to an IT expert in 2011 who was trying to retreive the emails that were lost in her "hard drive crash." And no doubt, she's glad that's true.

In a letter to Congress, the IRS tried to explain the steps they took to retrieve the missing emails.

Washington Times:

In a series of documents sent to Congress on Friday — the traditional day for dumping bad news — the IRS detailed the steps it took to try to account for the emails, including going to other agency employees and asking them to see if they had any messages stored that included Ms. Lerner as a sender of recipient.

And the IRS also released the back-and-forth between Ms. Lerner and Lillie Wilburn, field director for the IRS headquarters’ Customer Support Service Center.

“I checked with the technician, and he still has your drive. He wanted to exhaust all avenues to recover the data before sending it to the ‘hard drive cemetery,’” she wrote on July 20, 2011. “Unfortunately, after receiving assistance from several highly skilled technicians including HP experts, he still cannot recover the data.”

She mentioned “one other possibility” she was trying and promised an update.

Two weeks later, she said the drive had been sent to a forensic lab for a final attempt, and a few days after that Ms. Wilburn delivered the fatal news: “The sectors on your hard drive were bad which made your data unrecoverable.”

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: gettherope; howconvenient; impeachnow; irs; loislerner

1 posted on 06/17/2014 1:07:08 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

Send it to the NSA.


2 posted on 06/17/2014 1:08:44 PM PDT by Personal Responsibility (I'd use the /S tag but is it really necessary?)
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To: chessplayer

3 posted on 06/17/2014 1:12:19 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: chessplayer

Hard to retrieve info from the hard drive when it’s been dunked in acid and then in concrete.

No one believes this bunch of lying crooks. Can you imagine if this happened during a Republican administration?


4 posted on 06/17/2014 1:12:21 PM PDT by txrefugee
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To: chessplayer

Lying pos, these folks need the boot today..


5 posted on 06/17/2014 1:12:56 PM PDT by aces (Jesus Saves not Society)
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To: chessplayer

They don’t believe it, their supporters don’t believe it, they don’t expect us to believe it.

This a blatant slap in the face of anyone that would dare to hold government employees accountable.


6 posted on 06/17/2014 1:13:33 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: aces

They need a rope is what they need.


7 posted on 06/17/2014 1:14:10 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: chessplayer

Obama and his people are rancid and evil. Only a fool would believe anything , including economic data, that comes out of this Administration.


8 posted on 06/17/2014 1:14:22 PM PDT by allendale
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To: chessplayer
Start arresting people....the e-mails will show up.
9 posted on 06/17/2014 1:16:52 PM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: txrefugee

No one believes this bunch of lying crooks.


Half the country does. And if they don’t buy the story, they are still elated the WH and IRS are covering up and blocking the investigation.


10 posted on 06/17/2014 1:18:26 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

What an horrible arrogant “person” (wanted to say something else here but I want to keep it G rated, lol).

This is such a huge, huge lie. I’m not an IT guy but I’ve worked on plenty of computers to know I can sign in to check my emails on any computer. The web history may be stored on my hard drive but that’s about it. I can delete that web history but I can go right back to that computer or another computer and access my email. They are telling a monster lie in order to cover for their corruption.

C’mon Boehner, man up!

CGato


11 posted on 06/17/2014 1:19:08 PM PDT by Conservative Gato
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To: chessplayer
Lerner on missing emails: 'Sometimes stuff just happens'

Yeah, but it never seems to happen to them, does it?

12 posted on 06/17/2014 1:19:11 PM PDT by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: chessplayer

I won’t pay my taxes until they are found then.


13 posted on 06/17/2014 1:19:18 PM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: chessplayer

Yeah, you shriveled up old hag! Stuff really happened in 2008 and 2012.


14 posted on 06/17/2014 1:19:19 PM PDT by I want the USA back (Media: completely irresponsible. Complicit in the destruction of this country.)
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To: chessplayer

Simple - Get the back up copies from the NSA


15 posted on 06/17/2014 1:21:20 PM PDT by MtnMan101
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To: MrB
yes we do>>we have a willing traitor as potus, either he will win or the country will>.its a war..he is giving the caliphate back..he is invading the country on the southern border<>totally rediculous, we fell asleep and woke up ruled by a dicktater
16 posted on 06/17/2014 1:23:26 PM PDT by aces (Jesus Saves not Society)
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To: chessplayer

Yeah, I really don’t think a majority of Obama supporters believes this excuse.

But the DO support the government/IRS being used to oppress conservatives.


17 posted on 06/17/2014 1:25:00 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: chessplayer

We lost the key to your cell door. Ha - sometimes stuff just happens.


18 posted on 06/17/2014 1:27:56 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: chessplayer

Again this is baloney. Those email aren’t and never were stored on her computer. Another diversion. If there’s one Republican with any integrity who really wants to get to the bottom of this they would call a press conference with IT people and call these people what they are..liars.


19 posted on 06/17/2014 1:30:53 PM PDT by DouglasKC
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To: chessplayer

Again this is baloney. Those email aren’t and never were stored on her computer. Another diversion. If there’s one Republican with any integrity who really wants to get to the bottom of this they would call a press conference with IT people and call these people what they are..liars.


20 posted on 06/17/2014 1:30:53 PM PDT by DouglasKC
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To: chessplayer

There are backups of backups.

This is a very transparent lie.

I would get everyone under oath and start perjury prosecutions.


21 posted on 06/17/2014 1:32:35 PM PDT by marron
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To: chessplayer

Obama is saving a Pardon for the very last if nothing else works


22 posted on 06/17/2014 1:34:19 PM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: chessplayer
"Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." John Lennon photo: John Lennon hardjohn.jpg "Sometimes stuff just happens." Lois Lerner .... Yeah, like federal prison. td
23 posted on 06/17/2014 1:34:35 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: marron

I think they have told this blatant lie as a challenge, and as a demonstration of the fact that their opposition is impotent.


24 posted on 06/17/2014 1:34:57 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: chessplayer

I’m running up the B.S. flag!!!


25 posted on 06/17/2014 1:36:15 PM PDT by Duckdog (If it wasn't for NASCAR my TV would have gone out the window years ago!)
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To: MtnMan101

Everybody keeps saying that, but what if they say no? Whats congress going to do,,,threaten to cut off funding? Libs and the media would have a field day with that. I can see the headlines,,,”GOP and Tea Party Destroying Our Intelligence Gathering Capabilities Over A Few Lousy, Lost Emails!!!” We had better get used to it. Like it or not, we will never see those emails.


26 posted on 06/17/2014 1:38:14 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: Duckdog

27 posted on 06/17/2014 1:40:51 PM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: chessplayer

Sometimes someone should go to prison for life unless she sings like a canary and fesses up about barry’s involvement.


28 posted on 06/17/2014 1:41:21 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Anything is possible, if you don't know what you're talking about.)
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To: liberalh8ter
Start arresting people....the e-mails will show up.

Please! These "grown-up" 60's hippie radicals couldn't care less about getting arrested. They'll just "lawyer up" and be out in a couple of hours.

29 posted on 06/17/2014 1:52:42 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: chessplayer

I cannot think of a more appropriate application of water-boarding than in this situation.


30 posted on 06/17/2014 1:53:30 PM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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To: chessplayer

Thank God we have a bulldog of an Attorney General to get to the bottom......wait,hang on....


31 posted on 06/17/2014 2:02:53 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: liberalh8ter
Start arresting people....the e-mails will show up.

You say that as if Eric Holder can be relied upon to execute an arrest warrant against any of the perps.

32 posted on 06/17/2014 2:07:13 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: Ignorance on parade.)
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To: chessplayer
When you send an email there must be a recipient. Those who received or sent to Lerner should be forced to disclose their communication.

CC

33 posted on 06/17/2014 2:39:55 PM PDT by Captain Compassion
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To: MrB

They have decided that they are at zero risk for any penalty or punishment.


34 posted on 06/17/2014 2:50:29 PM PDT by savedbygrace (But God!)
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To: chessplayer

When did someone start snooping about Lois’s emails? So the cover up started soon after they began targeting Americans who wanted to join together to challenge unAmerican activities of the government. Now to find the cover up orders.


35 posted on 06/17/2014 2:55:40 PM PDT by petitfour
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To: Personal Responsibility

LL’s new mantra should be:

Sometimes, JAIL just happens.


36 posted on 06/17/2014 3:01:33 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: chessplayer

Stuff?


37 posted on 06/17/2014 3:01:54 PM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag ("There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide." - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Personal Responsibility

She can add obstruction of justice to the charges against her now.


38 posted on 06/17/2014 4:13:41 PM PDT by virgil (The evil that men do lives after them)
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To: chessplayer

The low fo’s are gonna collapse this country.


39 posted on 06/17/2014 8:09:18 PM PDT by 4Liberty (Optimal institutions - optimal economy.)
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