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Lois Lerner Attorney: It's ‘Silly’ to Think She Destroyed Emails
Breitbart.com ^ | June 28, 2014 | Robert Wilde

Posted on 06/29/2014 6:05:22 PM PDT by PROCON

Although former IRS official Lois Lerner refuses to speak, pleading the fifth amendment, her attorney spoke on her behalf regarding the controversy over two years of missing IRS emails.

William Taylor III said that accusations by Republicans that she is hiding something is “silly… she doesn’t know what happened… It’s a little brazen to think she did this on purpose.”

The IRS and Democrats contend that the emails were lost due to a hard drive crash. Yet, as Politico reported, it so happens that the computer glitch was concomitant with the 2009 time period in which Cincinnati IRS agents started delaying the approvals of Tea Party groups vying for 501(c)(4) non-profit status. Notably, the not-for- profit designation would have allowed the conservative groups the capacity to carry out a limited amount of political activity.

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KEYWORDS: irs; lerner; loislerner; silly
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Taylor, a founding partner of Zuckerman Spaeder LLP, contends that the computer malfunction was an accident.

Oh, OK, we believe you..../s

1 posted on 06/29/2014 6:05:22 PM PDT by PROCON
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To: PROCON
It's ‘Silly’ to Think She Destroyed Emails

Of course not. She would never do that.

She delegated the task.

2 posted on 06/29/2014 6:06:52 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy ("Harvey Dent, can we trust him?" http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBsdV--kLoQ)
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To: PROCON

More like, “I’ve got some juicy e-mails. Would be awful if something were to happen to them.”


3 posted on 06/29/2014 6:07:05 PM PDT by C210N (When people fear government there is tyranny; when government fears people there is liberty)
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To: PROCON

Just call me silly, then.


4 posted on 06/29/2014 6:07:11 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Haven't you lost enough freedoms? Support an end to the WOD now.)
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To: PROCON
If a private company lost emails, they'd go to the slammer.

But employees of the feral government are special. Laws don't apply to them.

5 posted on 06/29/2014 6:07:23 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The more numerous the laws, the more corrupt the government." --Tacitus)
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To: PROCON

If Lerner said it, I might consider believing her. If her “lawyer” says it, I know for sure that it’s a lie.


6 posted on 06/29/2014 6:07:42 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The future must not belong to those who slander bacon.)
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To: PROCON

We saw this a lot with the Clintons.

Expressions of scorn, outrage, disgust, surprise, shock.

No denial though.


7 posted on 06/29/2014 6:09:11 PM PDT by Steely Tom (How do you feel about robbing Peter's robot?)
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To: ClearCase_guy

I agree. LL did not destroy any emails. This was a policy of obstruction designed by the commissioner of the IRS that was designed to protect everyone in the IRS and at the White House.

Hang them all...


8 posted on 06/29/2014 6:09:51 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: PROCON

Accidents, errors and mistakes do happen.

But isn’t it interesting that for government officials like Lois Lerner, suspected of criminal behavior and/or covering up criminal behavior, the accidents, errors and mistakes always work out in their favor?

What are the odds?


9 posted on 06/29/2014 6:11:07 PM PDT by Iron Munro (The Obamas Black skin has morphed into Teflon thanks to the Obama Media)
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To: PROCON
Dear William Taylor III

Quit insulting our intelligence. Do something useful, like chasing an Ambulance.


10 posted on 06/29/2014 6:13:33 PM PDT by darkwing104 (Forgive but don't forget)
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To: PROCON
She wouldn't know how to permanenetly destroy the emails.

She isn't intelligent enough to even begin figuring it out.

The emails exist. They are hidden. The IRS is lying, and is violating the subpoena.

11 posted on 06/29/2014 6:13:48 PM PDT by wideawake
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To: PROCON
Lois Lerner Attorney: It's ‘Silly’ to Think She Destroyed Emails

Agreed.
Try as she did she couldn't destroy the emails that address her criminality.
They are still out there and can and should be recovered.

12 posted on 06/29/2014 6:14:36 PM PDT by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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To: ClearCase_guy

And, of course, according to her mouthpiece, she pleaded the 5th because she has nothing whatsoever to hide. It’s silly to think otherwise.


13 posted on 06/29/2014 6:14:57 PM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: PROCON

who is paying her TOP lawyer fees ?


14 posted on 06/29/2014 6:17:48 PM PDT by Understand the stimulus
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To: PROCON
i don't recall ANYBODY saying that silly cow did it... it's not smart enough to do it in the first place, that doesn't mean it didn't know about it
15 posted on 06/29/2014 6:19:24 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: darkwing104
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_nagin

"Meanwhile, back at the ranch......"

16 posted on 06/29/2014 6:19:26 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (It ain't a "hashtag"....it's a damn pound sign. ###)
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To: darkwing104

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ray_nagin


17 posted on 06/29/2014 6:19:52 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (It ain't a "hashtag"....it's a damn pound sign. ###)
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To: Understand the stimulus

Good question


18 posted on 06/29/2014 6:20:05 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: ClearCase_guy
She delegated the task.

Bingo!

19 posted on 06/29/2014 6:20:34 PM PDT by bgill
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To: PROCON

If she didn’t destroy them then where are they? Oh, most likely some “assistant” accidentally had them erased. Or something.


20 posted on 06/29/2014 6:20:46 PM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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To: Iron Munro

Normal people would try to resurrect, restore, copy hard drive or computer. Technology is here to do that. What effort was made to report and restore the “incident”?

IRS crooks are soooo smart that they “lost” the evidence and are covering it up.

They just don’t realize that techno lies are not that simple. One needs to understand compu stuff to lie and cover up convincingly.

Now where is the NSA comprehensive spying on citizens? Does not include IRS or they were ordered to “lose” their multi billion backups? Demand WH Zero records!!!!


21 posted on 06/29/2014 6:22:09 PM PDT by Leo Carpathian (FReeeeepeesssssed)
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To: PROCON

William Taylor III said that accusations by Republicans that she is hiding something is “silly… she doesn’t know what happened… It’s a little brazen to think she did this on purpose.”

The Obama team have people for that. They have special training. Look, a unique SEIU job class and everything


22 posted on 06/29/2014 6:22:54 PM PDT by Steven Tyler
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To: Steely Tom

“No denial though.”

Exactly. Hillary did this after Bill got caught with Monica.

“These allegations are outrageous!”

Notice that this statement doesn’t say that the allegations are not true.

Yeah, they ARE outrageous.


23 posted on 06/29/2014 6:24:20 PM PDT by garjog (Obama: bringing joy to the hearts of Terrorists everywhere.)
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To: PROCON
She takes the fifth.
Her hard drive crashes.
The server malfunctions.
The backup tape becomes unusable.
The correspondents are nowhere to be found.
The company entrusted to save the emails is fired.
The current lackey assures congress it's impossible to retrieve the emails.

Now, why on Earth would anybody think there's something underhanded going on?
He's right, it is silly.

24 posted on 06/29/2014 6:24:44 PM PDT by stormhill
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To: Understand the stimulus

who is paying her TOP lawyer fees ?

Silly billy! The DNC, of course.


25 posted on 06/29/2014 6:25:53 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: all armed conservatives)
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To: PROCON

It’s idiotic to believe anything this fascist bitch or her mouthpiece says. If nothing else comes out of this at the very minimum Lois Lerner should go to jail.


26 posted on 06/29/2014 6:26:42 PM PDT by jwalsh07
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To: PROCON

Well, color me SILLY!!!


27 posted on 06/29/2014 6:33:55 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: PROCON

OK....SHe didn’t destroy them......Obama’s HENCHMEN DID!!!


28 posted on 06/29/2014 6:34:43 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: stormhill

Your post needs to be on EVERY thread....IN CAPS....PLEASE!!!


29 posted on 06/29/2014 6:36:00 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion.....the Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: PROCON

Hey, I thought she was taking the 5th? She can’t comment.


30 posted on 06/29/2014 6:38:13 PM PDT by Bryan24 (When in doubt, move to the right..........)
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To: PROCON

You know - I can buy that.

Makes perfect sense that some secret, high-level plan was executed to see that all her emails were destroyed - even without her knowing it was being done.......perhaps without any top manager in the IRS knowing about it. In reality, that would be the most clandestine way to do it.

The White House has incredible power and tentacles everywhere in government.......


31 posted on 06/29/2014 6:42:56 PM PDT by Arlis
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To: PROCON

Gee, seven IRS computers with possibly incriminating e-mails all crashed at the same time AND the back up for those e-mails just happened to be ended at that time AND the hard drives on those computers were destroyed is just a coincidence...yah..you know my wife Morgan Fairchild.


32 posted on 06/29/2014 6:43:48 PM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: PROCON

I bet she’ll have a silly time in a federal penitentiary, as well.


33 posted on 06/29/2014 6:43:48 PM PDT by yefragetuwrabrumuy ("Don't compare me to the almighty, compare me to the alternative." -Obama, 09-24-11)
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To: PROCON

OF COURSE... Lerner didn’t destroy EMAILS...

She HAD IT DONE... duh..


34 posted on 06/29/2014 6:44:10 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: PROCON

"Is that what they say, or is that what you say? If that's what they say, I have no comment. If that's what you say, then I have no comment."

35 posted on 06/29/2014 6:45:05 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: The Great RJ

Say hi to Morgan for me, love her stuff.


36 posted on 06/29/2014 6:47:37 PM PDT by PROCON (Those who are capable of Tyranny are capable of Deceit to sustain it.)
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To: Ann Archy
What, you don't believe in coincidence?

It's my firm belief these people are doing it on purpose; the more absurd and transparent the fraudulent denial the better to flaunt their untouchable status.

37 posted on 06/29/2014 6:50:40 PM PDT by stormhill
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To: PROCON

Covering up a crime...that is silly.


38 posted on 06/29/2014 6:50:59 PM PDT by MtnClimber (Just doing laps around the sun and shaking my head that progressives can believe what they do!)
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To: PROCON

William Taylor III.?.... ugh Oh... this has sitcom written all over it,..
SNL could do this easily...


39 posted on 06/29/2014 6:53:51 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: PROCON

Then why don’t you let her say that herself instead of covering for her a$$?


40 posted on 06/29/2014 6:59:01 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: PROCON

41 posted on 06/29/2014 7:01:08 PM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
If Lerner said it, I might consider believing her. If her “lawyer” says it, I know for sure that it’s a lie.

Lerner is a lawyer too.
42 posted on 06/29/2014 7:01:31 PM PDT by Old Yeller (Anything is possible, if you don't know what you're talking about.)
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To: PROCON

What is “silly” is a lawyer using that defense.


43 posted on 06/29/2014 7:11:57 PM PDT by Dapper 26
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To: ClearCase_guy

That is exactly the way the the folks who try to parse “the meaning of is” think!


44 posted on 06/29/2014 7:17:37 PM PDT by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
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To: PROCON

The missing emails are just a red herring. Nothing she said in them is incriminating.

It’s the emails she sent under an alias that count. She isn’t stupid, she’s been conducting business this way for a long time. That’s why she had so many meetings with Obama. Nothing on record.

This whole quest for the emails is smoke and mirrors to delay and confuse.


45 posted on 06/29/2014 7:18:48 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Lost my tagline on Flight MH370. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: PROCON

That’s why she took the 5th you f’en moron.


46 posted on 06/29/2014 7:19:23 PM PDT by DB
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To: stormhill

yep


47 posted on 06/29/2014 7:19:54 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: ClearCase_guy
She delegated the task.

Of course. This was a strawman argument. Nobody was claiming that Lois Lerner was going around destroying computers and mainframes that contained incriminating e-mails. The point is that somebody in the Obama Administration destroyed those computers and mainframes. That was not denied by Lois Lerner's attorney.

48 posted on 06/29/2014 7:20:17 PM PDT by Repeal 16-17 (Let me know when the Shooting starts.)
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To: PROCON

well said... didn’t even need the sarcasm tag it is solo obvious


49 posted on 06/29/2014 7:30:31 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: ClearCase_guy

It’s ‘Silly’ to Think She Destroyed Emails

Who said she destroyed emails ,they said it was a computer crash ,so is her Attorney giving a hint and does she have copies ,going around with her nose that high in the air I think she’s dying to tell someone ,after all she started it at that conference or what ever it was


50 posted on 06/29/2014 7:45:32 PM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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