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Here’s how the IRS lost emails from key witness Lois Lerner (media in full coverup mode)
WaPo ^

Posted on 06/17/2014 8:50:25 PM PDT by chessplayer

On Friday, the Internal Revenue Service informed Congressional investigators that it could not recover two years of emails from Lois Lerner, the former head of the agency's tax-exempt status department. Lerner has been at the center of the investigation into how and why the IRS applied additional scrutiny to the tax-exempt applications of Tea Party-affiliated organizations.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: directory; email; folder; irs; irsscandals; irsteapartyscandal; lerneremails; posix; primitive; syscall; tech

1 posted on 06/17/2014 8:50:25 PM PDT by chessplayer
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To: chessplayer

From whom are they covering it up? The cops?


2 posted on 06/17/2014 8:53:58 PM PDT by DManA
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To: chessplayer

3 posted on 06/17/2014 8:56:37 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: chessplayer

This thing really, really, smells.

Just saying.


4 posted on 06/17/2014 8:57:06 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html#2013)
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To: chessplayer

I’d bet only a few exist who are stupid enough to believe this smoldering cowflop...


5 posted on 06/17/2014 8:57:44 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: chessplayer

Subpoena all the emails from others during this same period of time, if hers are the only ones missing, then claim BS.


6 posted on 06/17/2014 8:57:48 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: dragnet2
I’d bet only a few exist who are stupid enough to believe this smoldering cowflop...

Probably true, but many others just put their heads in the sand, or maybe they put their heads up somewhere else, that I will not name at the moment, but they don't care, as long as they get their welfare checks, food stamps and Obama phones.

7 posted on 06/17/2014 9:03:40 PM PDT by Mark17 ( Rudyard Kipling: it is unhealthy, for evil doers, to awaken the sleeping Saxon, and torque his jaws)
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To: chessplayer

Subpoena White House emails from/to Lerner. Bet they have been wiped from the WH computers, too...


8 posted on 06/17/2014 9:04:57 PM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is July 4th, Democrats believe every day is April 15th.)
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To: dragnet2

“I’d bet only a few exist who are stupid enough to believe this smoldering cow flop..”

There is one group who will hold up their arms next to Obama’s face on TV when he’s lying to them, compare the color, and say yup! das my boy! Now send me summoe O’ dat “free $hit! I be right back jus as soon as I commit some sort of crime, sep’ ifn’ I be gettn’ shot!


9 posted on 06/17/2014 9:08:02 PM PDT by vette6387
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To: chessplayer
So, in addition to being a presstitute, the author of this swill, Philip Bump, was a "Senior Designer" at Adobe Systems.

You know, Adobe, that RAM-sucking hog POS that I won't allow on any of my machines or my friends' machines...

Hey. Phil - when I want your opinion on a computer issue, I'll beat it out of you with a nail-studded baseball bat.

K?

10 posted on 06/17/2014 9:08:15 PM PDT by kiryandil (turning Americans into felons, one obnoxious drunk at a time (Zero Tolerance!!!))
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To: chessplayer

I was around 21-22 years old in ‘73, ‘74

The Watergate hearings were on the telly 24/7.

GREAT Entertainment.

I was hoping for the same diversion this Summer.

But, alas, the MSM ain’t what it used to be.

I’m stuck with “The Rifleman”

On METV..........


11 posted on 06/17/2014 9:09:29 PM PDT by Paisan
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To: chessplayer

If only the Pubbies would refute this garbage. Doesn’t look like that’s going to happen :(


12 posted on 06/17/2014 9:11:46 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: doc1019

http://m.nationalreview.com/corner/380576/irs-has-lost-more-e-mails-eliana-johnson


13 posted on 06/17/2014 9:15:59 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux. If not now, when? If not here, where?)
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To: OrioleFan
Subpoena White House emails from/to Lerner. Bet they have been wiped from the WH computers, too...

Lerner. Lois Lerner?

Never heard of her.

14 posted on 06/17/2014 9:16:59 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media: Ignorance on parade.)
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To: chessplayer
Hypothetically, if this were a conspiracy, one suspects that it would involve quite a few folks, and even more (perhaps many, many more) would know about it.

If this were the case, might there be a footrace by some "in the loop" to contact the authorities in order to secure a plea deal?

Don't know, just guessing here.

.

15 posted on 06/17/2014 9:20:11 PM PDT by Seaplaner (Never give in. Never give in. Never...except to convictions of honour and good sense. W. Churchill)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
What really smells is how all the institutions that are in place to protect Americans are lining up to support this obvious lie.

Everyone has abandoned their true common sense in order to protect Obama.

It's almost as if there is no crime anymore that our media is willing to hold a politician accountable for.

And... they are willing to turn on any ordinary citizen who yearns for the old days of the rule of law.

-PJ

16 posted on 06/17/2014 9:27:52 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: OrioleFan
Subpoena White House emails from/to Lerner.

Executive Privilege... just like they claimed on 'Fast and Furious' after they said the 'Executive' had no involvement.

Laws don't mean squat anymore. These people will do what ever the hell they feel like doing. Challenge them, and you get hit with the Race Card and Crissy Mathews dog whistles which only he can hear.

We're screwed. The mainstream won't do their job. Most people don't give a damn just as long as the checks keep coming.

17 posted on 06/17/2014 9:30:57 PM PDT by Ditto
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To: chessplayer; ShadowAce
This article is garbage. One of the sentences reads:

If the mailbox got too big, email would need to be deleted or moved to a local folder on the user's computer.

Note the use of the term "folder". That's an end-user syntactic sugary term, abhorred by anyone who's actually aware of computing technology. The proper term was, is and will always be "directory". The system call primitive is, of course, "opendir(2)", specified by POSIX 1-2001. A manpage states:

The opendir() function opens a directory stream corresponding to the directory name, and returns a pointer to the directory stream. The stream is positioned at the first entry in the directory.

Yes, it's a subtle thing but is calls into question the credibility of the entire piece. The author, Philip Bump, writes about politics for The Fix. He previously wrote for The Wire, the news blog of The Atlantic magazine. He has contributed to The Daily Beast, The Atlantic, The Daily, and the Huffington Post. Philip is based in New York City. That leftist has no clue and obviously suffered a severe bump on his little head.

18 posted on 06/17/2014 9:31:10 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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To: chessplayer

The Washington Post has thrown in with Obama, cashing in whatever credibility it earned running Nixon out of town, for better or worse.

They’ve reduced themselves to actively protecting a tinpot dictator.

Look at it this way.

If any American worker at any American company got hauled into court and told a judge that he’d ‘lost’ all of his emails, the IT director would, under subpoena, be able to produce tens if not hundreds of copies of each email. Pretty quick.

Those emails will be found. They’ll be challenged eight ways to Sunday, and it’ll be like Broward County in December of 2000. And it’ll be 2018 by the time we know whatever we’re supposed to know...

But by then we’ll be overrun by the Children of La Raza, and the leader of ISIS will be seeing us in New York.


19 posted on 06/17/2014 9:40:09 PM PDT by IncPen (None of this would be happening if John Boehner were alive...)
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To: Political Junkie Too
Since it is impossible for the IRS to have "lost" the emails, the lie is transparently and deliberately obvious.

This lie serves the purpose of showing Congress and, by extension, the nation how impotent they are. It's defiantly taunting them to do something about it and Republicans are understandably reluctant to join a battle they can't win; they have, after all, proven themselves cowards already.

20 posted on 06/17/2014 9:55:26 PM PDT by stormhill
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To: chessplayer

!


21 posted on 06/17/2014 10:22:21 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun..0'Bathhouse/"Rustler" Reid? d8-)
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To: re_nortex
The author, Philip Bump, writes about politics for The Fix. He previously wrote for The Wire, the news blog of The Atlantic magazine. He has contributed to The Daily Beast, The Atlantic, The Daily, and the Huffington Post.

Apparently, he also worked as a "senior designer" at Adobe Systems (of document layer fame). So, I suspect he probably remembers what opendir() is.

22 posted on 06/17/2014 10:25:20 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: OrioleFan
Next lie.......
Oddly enough, all government computers containing Lois Lerner emails for JUST that same same time period also crashed...and so did all the backup systems............what a tragic coincidence.........
23 posted on 06/17/2014 11:20:16 PM PDT by Stayfree (I)
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To: IncPen

It doesn’t take a crystal ball to confirm that your prediction is right on point......but the “low information crowd” is too busy texting meaningless nonsense to each other to have a clue about the world and what will happen to them when their i-phone tries to execute them........


24 posted on 06/17/2014 11:29:22 PM PDT by Stayfree (I)
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To: chessplayer

They should cut off funding for the IRS until all documents are provided.


25 posted on 06/17/2014 11:57:42 PM PDT by for-q-clinton (If at first you don't succeed keep on sucking until you do succeed)
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To: chessplayer

Everyone above a certain level should be fired for incompetence if the emails are truly lost. I think the IRS assumes the worst if a taxpayer loses his documentation.


26 posted on 06/18/2014 12:39:05 AM PDT by Anima Mundi (Envy is just passive, lazy greed.)
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To: chessplayer

Camp Issa need to subpoena the firewall and exchange server logs form 2009-2011. It will show all activity of Lerner email communications (to from IPs host names). From there subpoena all emails from each recipient.


27 posted on 06/18/2014 3:49:20 AM PDT by nhwingut (This tagline is for lease)
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To: chessplayer

The news went after Nixon. Why are they not doing the same with Obama?


28 posted on 06/18/2014 3:52:04 AM PDT by maxwellsmart_agent
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To: chessplayer

This fool writes that inbound go to the exchange server and outbound go to the internet (to excuse the loss on cyberspace). Um, all go to exchange first. Exchange then looks at address and routes them internally or externally through gateway router and out to the internet. All emails though are processed initially via the exchange server server and logged.


29 posted on 06/18/2014 3:55:39 AM PDT by nhwingut (This tagline is for lease)
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To: Stayfree

Or as another FREeeper put it: “Obama just has all the rotten luck in the world. Just when he and his admin were going to hand it all over, this had to go and happen. Talk about dumb luck.”


30 posted on 06/18/2014 4:27:14 AM PDT by tenger (It's a good thing we don't get all the government we pay for. -Will Rogers)
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To: chessplayer
How many people in this country use email every day?

How many understand how that data is stored?

I guess they want us to believe that Joe's Towing has a more robust IT infrastructure than the IRS.

My guess is that better than 50% of the population is aware that this is total, undiluted bullsh!t.

31 posted on 06/18/2014 5:21:20 AM PDT by Pietro
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To: maxwellsmart_agent
The news went after Nixon. Why are they not doing the same with Obama?

Sen. Joe McCarthy was correct, if you view "communists" as a subset of "Satan's minions" along with their fellow travelers, the Muslim infiltrators.

Either that or the press is terrified of the Gestapo IRS.

/rant

(Man, am I cynical this morning!)

32 posted on 06/18/2014 5:26:39 AM PDT by BwanaNdege ( "For those who have fought for it, Life bears a savor the protected will never know")
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To: dragnet2

However, there are a majority on the left that will support this lie because they believe that the government SHOULD BE USED to oppress those who disagree with them,

and they applaud leftists in gov’t that do so and get away with it.

It’s icing on the cake that the lie is blatant and that nothing can/will be done about it.


33 posted on 06/18/2014 5:29:10 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: Paisan
I’m stuck with “The Rifleman”

On METV..........


Stuck? Thats an excellent program. Lucas boy wouldn't need no stinkin subpoena and justice would have already been served, western style.
34 posted on 06/18/2014 5:34:36 AM PDT by Old Yeller (Anything is possible, if you don't know what you're talking about.)
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To: re_nortex
Note the use of the term "folder". That's an end-user syntactic sugary term, abhorred by anyone who's actually aware of computing technology. The proper term was, is and will always be "directory". The system call primitive is, of course, "opendir(2)", specified by POSIX 1-2001. A manpage states:

Yes. That is one of my major peeves. You'd be surprised though, at how many windows "administrators" who never use the proper term. Well maybe not. Personally, it annoys the hel out of me.

 

35 posted on 06/18/2014 7:20:36 AM PDT by zeugma (It is time for us to start playing cowboys and muslims for real now.)
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To: Pietro
I guess they want us to believe that Joe's Towing has a more robust IT infrastructure than the IRS.

I'm guessing so. My current mailbox has maill going back to 2006. I have older stuff archived that goes back to the early 90s in standard mailbox format.

Granted, I am a professional at this stuff. I've managed to maintain my bookmarks since moved from Mosaic to Netscape. Maintaining data integrity isn't really that hard folks.

36 posted on 06/18/2014 7:28:54 AM PDT by zeugma (It is time for us to start playing cowboys and muslims for real now.)
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To: Anima Mundi

No emails were LOST.

If they do not exist at this time, then they were hunted down and deleted. This would have been a monstrous undertaking. Hundreds if not thousands of servers would have had to have been searched. Offline as well as online resources would have had to have been searched and altered.

The breadth of this is impressive and also highly illegal.

Something was missed. It always is when it comes to computers. Let the hunt begin...


37 posted on 06/18/2014 7:41:09 AM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: Delta Dawn

you can recover emails from a crashed hard drive. Why is nobody interviewing the private companies that do this for a living?


38 posted on 06/18/2014 7:44:08 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: chessplayer

The progressives will stop at nothing to purge conservatives from the political stage. They want a one party, socialist democratic nation.


39 posted on 06/18/2014 7:45:23 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: Paisan

the main stream media is too busy using the OTHER words for the first letters of “main stream media”. (not safe for work lifestyle)


40 posted on 06/18/2014 7:46:12 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: maxwellsmart_agent

There is no media. There is only crony leftists. The media is nyc based and those brainless talking heads want to go to all the cool parties. (ie when Oreily faked a controversy with Michael moore)


41 posted on 06/18/2014 7:50:46 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: maxwellsmart_agent
The news went after Nixon. Why are they not doing the same with Obama?

Because mostly, the press are a bunch of sexually confused fairies, fags and morons. And bath-house Barry protects the agenda of males that don't know where their johnson is supposed to go, and females who are angry that they weren't born with a johnson, that they could put in the wrong place.

Nixon wasn't one of them, like Barry is.
42 posted on 06/18/2014 8:08:22 AM PDT by ZX12R (Never forget the heroes of Benghazi, who were abandoned to their deaths by Obama)
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To: longtermmemmory
People trust newspapers writers about as much as they trust used car salesmen.

On the lighter brighter side, the Publishing Industry set up a system of ‘prizes’ to compensate for the lack of trust and respect from readers. It appears to be working... the press still feels good about their incompetence and bias.

43 posted on 06/18/2014 8:50:22 AM PDT by GOPJ (#2 reply spot RESERVED for Tokyo Rose comments: "nothing works - give up - it's all hopeless".)
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To: zeugma
You'd be surprised though, at how many windows "administrators" who never use the proper term.

If the Windiots ever get to a command line, the command to get a listing is, of course, DIR. How they can reconcile the name of that command with the term, "folder" is beyond my comprehension. There is a fold command to wrap input lines to a specified length but it has nothing to do with so-called "folders". :)

44 posted on 06/18/2014 5:02:05 PM PDT by re_nortex (DP - that's what I like about Texas)
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To: re_nortex
Ah, the fold command is something completely different.

$ apropos fold | head -1
fold (1)             - wrap each input line to fit in specified width
 

 

45 posted on 06/18/2014 8:50:40 PM PDT by zeugma (It is time for us to start playing cowboys and muslims for real now.)
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To: Seaplaner

“Plea deal”? LOL Surely you jest, my FRiend!

They don’t need no stinkin’ plea deal. Nothing will happen to any of them. Nada, zilch, not now - not never.

Obama is the teflon don and though we believe these emails would lead directly to him, no one will lift a finger to do anything about it. I read everyone is scared of him because the NSA has something on everyone. I doubt that but something is keeping people quiet.


46 posted on 06/19/2014 4:16:24 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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