Skip to comments.IRS gives full account of lost Lerner emails
Posted on 07/19/2014 10:41:07 AM PDT by Innovative
The IRS declared under oath and penalty of perjury on Friday that Lois Lerners hard drive is irrecoverable after being wiped clean by tech staff and recycled with an outside contractor, according to a court filing.
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Your computer can crash, but your emails are safe on the servers.
Why isn't someone looking on the servers?
The nonsense that they are only kept for six months on the servers at the IRS is beyond ridiculous.
We have to keep our tax returns for seven YEARS and they only keep emails for six months?!
Why aren't Republicans and Fox News shows, not to mention CONGRESS, pointing out this painfully obvious FACT?
We shouldn't care about her hard drive at all.
Not to mention that hard drives are also backed up daily -- everything on the hard drive can be recovered immediately from the servers.
‘Why is the news media keep reporting it this way, ignoring the FACT that emails are NOT stored on people’s personal computers but on servers which are also backed up.”
Excellent point and beats the poop out of me. Of course, IRS emails may only be stored on the hard drives, they are insular, but your point is VERY well taken.
“Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.” ~ Voltaire
no more taxes then.
why should we pay for incompetence?
The media thinks by reporting the facts prematurely they kill the story ignoring the facts that impeding the facts pisses us off!
“IRS gives full account of lost Lerner emails. Yeah, that’s the ticket,” said Tommy Flanagan, IRS spokesman in his first gig since appearing as the Pathological Liar on SNL.
I once told my (then) 9 or 10 yr old son to pick up your room ...
He DID ...
and put it all under the bed and in the closet
More than one person better see Prison over this.
I’ll take “nobody” for $1000, Alex.
If they can’t even say for sure where their equipment is, how can they say for sure where their data is, or isn’t?
“IRS emails may only be stored on the hard drives”
Even before the 9-11 attacks, emails of all companies and government are backed up. This increased significantly to the point of having them backed up in multiple geographically different locations as well — and especially for major government organizations, such as the IRS!
Fitting quote.....the later part is coming...
The IRS should be judged by it’s own rules.
If I declared my hard drive lost or irrevocably damaged, the IRS would deem me to be guilty of the worst case scenario tax exposure wise.
I say judge those closest to the hard drive fiasco to be guilty of the worst case scenario crime wise.
We need to defund the IRS. Come up with an alternative way of collecting taxes that doesn’t require 97.5% of the IRS staff, implement it, and be done with it.
Obviously, because they have been told that these emails are not to become public. One excuse is as good as another...
Yeah, that's the ticket ...
I heard an IT guy on FOX say that all these IRS people also had Blackberries that would have contained the same emails.
The penalty must be death for crimes agains the Republic
Are they admitting they have her old drive?
If so, they are lying about it being irecoverable.
If it is irrecoverable they De-Mil’d the drive.
That is, it was written over at least 7 times using various methods.
“We smashed it and the others up good”
They need to Stalinsplain the effort by Ms. Lerner to skirt transparency in this matter by seeking instant messaging (and other?) non-archived means of communication.
The EPA is on record illegally using private email accounts to conspire against political enemies.
How about the IRS?