Skip to comments.Readers School Politico on 'Missing' IRS Emails
Posted on 06/21/2014 12:52:39 PM PDT by PJ-Comix
The emails of Lois Lerner and other IRS officials are gone forever. Therefore any more complaints about it are nothing but Republican nitpicking. Case closed.
That pretty much sums up the attitude of Politico writer Rachel Bade whose Wednesday article title pretty much sums up what she portrays as the futility of any more investigation into retrieving those missing emails, "Sources: Lois Lerners emails likely gone forever." Got that? Or so she seems to hope. However, her writing off the possibility of ever finding those emails elicited a tidal wave of response from Politico readers with over 21,000 comments, many of which begged to differ with her hasty conclusion. First let us read Ms Bade hopefully bid goodbye forever on the chances of IRS email recovery:
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If Politico reports it will Republicans do anything about it?
Do such comments threads generally run to 21000 comments?
Are republican congresspeople happy to have the IRS put down the TEA party?
I believe that this HUGE coverup is an indication of how high these emails go. I’ll bet that they go right to Obama.
I am sure they are.
I thought the NSA was intercepting emails from terrorist organizations ?
Maybe they should check their hard drives
“I believe that this HUGE coverup is an indication of how high these emails go. Ill bet that they go right to Obama.”
Some surprisingly squirrelly liberals are very upset about this. I was on a geek website and the normally-liberal leaning chats went nuts calling this a cover-up and a pack of lies - the gist of it being, that a “crashed hard drive” - pardon me, “SEVEN crashed hard drives” - MIGHT fool nontechnical 50-year old’s, but not young, technologically astute people.
Well at least one of the email recipients visited the white house many times during the period in question.
“MIGHT fool nontechnical 50-year olds, but not young, technologically astute people.”
Bill Gates: 58
Steve Wozniak: 63
Steve Jobs: 56 at the time of his death
If it does go all the way up do you think anything will ever happen? I guess we have a chance in November of getting the Senate back but that’s our only chance.
What I fail to understand is that since the issue is emails, why does one hard drive supposedly failing mean anything? Theyr’e freaking emails, she sent them to someone, and they would be on the that persons hard drive. Subpoeana the arrogant liberal b###h, put her under oath, and have her supply names of who she sent them to. The whole thing is making the repuglicans even more of a laughing stock than they already are.
Supoeana everybody she ever had contact with while at her job.
Yep don’t count out the old folks when it comes to the internet.
I’ve been watching the twitter feed of the Michigan GOP GOTV effort today and I’m noticing a nice mix of ages taking part in the kickoff.
What should one do when even so-called conservatives seem more like islamists in giving free-rein to anything and everything soetoro wants.
Just remember what happened to Michael Mahon Hastings when he crossed Obama! He found a tree..and died.
I am so cynical of these libtards, that I am positive you are right. This rot goes all the way to the top.
If, somehow, the IRS technogeeks HAVE found a new and foolproof means to absolutely delete, without-a-trace, gone forever, method of wiping out the stuff floating around in the cyber universe, seamlessly and totally untraceable, then they have perhaps the magic touchstone that will forever alter the keeping of records.
They cannot even hope to do this sort of thing. They can pile on so much stuff that it is a daunting task to dig through it, but even the ancient tombs of our ancestors eventually yield up the secrets.
What one person can do, can be undone by another.
One of them.
NoN-Technical 50 year olds......”
Who the hell do they think has been running IT for the last 30 years? Idiots
“NoN-Technical 50 year olds......
Who the hell do they think has been running IT for the last 30 years? Idiots”
Well, I think that the point is that, say, 35 years ago, VERY few people in proportion to the general populace use,d or even more, got their hands on or even IN a computer. Now, even the average young person on the street understands technology at least on a conceptual level. Heck, 12 year olds assemble them.
I have worked in technology so long, that I was somewhat surprised at how technically inept my 50-ish classmates were at a recent high school reunion.
See my other post. There are a much higher percentage of non-technically astute 50 year olds than 25 year olds, simply because when 55 year olds were in their early 20’s, how many of them had their hands on or even IN a computer?
I just added a half dozen myself ;’)
” put her under oath, and have her supply names of who she sent them to.”
That was already done. She pled the 5th Amendment.
Time to throw Lois Lerner in jail for contempt until she talks.
“I have worked in technology so long, that I was somewhat surprised at how technically inept my 50-ish classmates were at a recent high school reunion.”
The 70-ish crowd is even worse! ;-)
She pled the 5th after testifying on her own behalf as pointed out by Trey Gowdy at the time. Lerner has been charged with contempt of congress. Throw her in jail until she cooperates.
The story was linked from Drudge, and I believe it was posted on yahoo too. Hence the high number and mostly conservative shots. Politico would never generate 21000 comments on their own.
When I was in the business, I called them "people of a certain age".
They just flat-out don't understand how to think in "computer", and they won't ever learn.
It has something to do with early exposure & learning.
I call the youth of America "the video children". "Give it to a video child - he/she will fix it."
Often, without be able to explain exactly why.
Which of those would you consider “nontechnical”?
Given the idiots in the GOPe it would not surprise me one iota if they were colluding with the White Hut. I bet the Pubbies don’t really want to find those emails either.
Reminds me of my Siberian Husky, she loved to chase the neighbor’s cat but she never really wanted to catch it cuz she knew the cat would rip her a new one if she did.
Of course they are...
The GOP fears the TEA party and the Dems hate what the TEA party stand for...
None are non-technical. I was razzing another poster for writing that someone 50 years old could easily be deceived (non-technical), unlike the young who would understand the technical information and see through the deceit.