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  • IRS Destroyed Laptops Containing Critical Records, says Inspector General

    07/18/2017 1:25:45 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 44 replies
    The IRS failed to adequately store, backup, and search official records for use in Freedom of Information requests and other litigation, according to a new report released by the Treasury Inspector General of Tax Administration. Performing an independent audit, TIGTA found: The IRS’s current e-mail system and record retention policies do not ensure that e-mail records are saved and can be searched and retrieved for as long as needed. Additionally, repeated changes in electronic media storage policies, combined with a reliance on employees to maintain records on computer hard drives, has resulted in cases in which Federal records were lost...
  • Michael Moore: I am ‘hopefully’ Trump’s worst enemy

    11/11/2017 10:00:23 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 78 replies
    Michael Moore: I am ‘hopefully’ Trump’s worst enemy By Max Greenwood - 11/11/17 10:47 AM EST Director Michael Moore said on Friday that he hopes he is President Trump's "worst enemy" in the "battle" for working-class white voters in middle America. "I think Trump's had a complicated relationship with me – the way that he's tweeted at me in the past and danced around without trying to get too angry, because I am his base," Moore said on HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher." "I am his demographic, and I am an angry middle-aged white guy from the Midwest." "And...
  • Baltimore Mayor: City "Gave Space" To Rioters "Who Wished To Destroy"

    04/27/2015 8:46:22 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 41 replies ^ | April 27, 2015 | Katie Mchugh
    During a Saturday briefing, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said her city government “gave those who wished to destroy space to do that,” seemingly approving of the rioters who smashed the city’s police vehicles in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray.
  • "Plug" your favorite Joe Biden nickname.

    08/24/2012 8:58:24 AM PDT · by ExxonPatrolUs · 52 replies
    Love | Now | You
    Plugs Biden, Uncle Joe, Sloppy Joe, Lyin Biden...
  • Sandy Berger fined $50,000 for taking documents

    07/03/2007 9:30:23 AM PDT · by khenrich · 61 replies · 2,905+ views
    CNN ^ | Sept. 8, 2005 | CNN Producer Paul Courso
    WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Former National Security Adviser Sandy Berger was sentenced Thursday to community service and probation and fined $50,000 for illegally removing highly classified documents from the National Archives and intentionally destroying some of them. Berger must perform 100 hours of community service and pay the fine as well as $6,905 for the administrative costs of his two-year probation, a district court judge ruled.>p> "I deeply regret the actions that I took at the National Archives two years ago, and I accept the judgment of the court," Berger said outside the courthouse after his sentencing.
  • CA: Flaws dooming initiative plans, critics contend -(...Schwarzenegger's agenda done in by details)

    07/21/2005 6:52:27 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 345+ views
    San Diego Union -Tribune ^ | 7/21/05 | Bill Ainsworth
    SACRAMENTO – In January, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced a "bold new era of reform" that he said would make government more accountable, improve education and control state spending. He later endorsed a series of five ballot measures for the Nov. 8 special election intended to turn his rhetoric into reality. But mistakes have shrunk Schwarzenegger's once broad agenda. Two of the measures were written so poorly that the governor decided to jettison them. A third, which deals with how political districts are drawn, faces a legal challenge today over a flaw that could cause it to be dropped from the...
  • Politician's night out ends with DUI charge

    04/27/2005 4:09:29 PM PDT · by Excuse_My_Bellicosity · 44 replies · 978+ views
    The Plain Dealer ^ | Wednesday, April 27, 2005 | Mike Tobin and Gabriel Baird
    Cleveland Councilman Zack Reed, known as much for his socializing as his political stances, was arrested in the Warehouse District early Tuesday morning and charged with drunken driving. Reed, 44, said in an interview that he spent part of the night at Liquid, a trendy bar on West Sixth Street, after leaving Monday's council meeting. "I came out [of the bar], didn't go 20 feet and boom, they were on me," he said. Reed faces charges of driving under the influence of alcohol, not wearing a seat belt, driving left of center and changing lanes without signaling. Special prosecutor C....
  • 2004 Presidential Debate Drinking Game

    09/30/2004 1:07:29 PM PDT · by Califelephant · 55 replies · 2,374+ views
    Slate ^ | Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003 | June Thomas
    Slate's Democratic Debate Drinking Game Get drunk on political discourse! By June Thomas Posted Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2003, at 10:08 AM PT This Thursday evening, the nine remaining candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination will meet in Phoenix for the fourth debate of the year. If these events have started to blend together, why not grab a bottle or two of your favorite tipple and bring on the blurriness by playing Slate's debate drinking game. Cheers! Take one drink if: A candidate mentions an ordinary American by name A candidate mentions Bill Clinton A candidate mentions John Ashcroft A candidate...
  • Email from Cooter #13

    07/24/2004 2:40:04 PM PDT · by bitt · 5 replies · 451+ views
    Trentino's Magazine ^ | 7/21/04? | Trentino
    E-mail to Candidate Kerry #10 From James (Cooter) Thompson re: Campaign Strategy and Tactics Dear Senator kerry: Cooter Thompson here, Senator, writing to you again on behalf of the folks down to Daryl's Bait Shop. We think we can do you a world of good by pointing out certain matters of strategy and tactics we've been observing on TV and the Internet. Senator, you really missed the boat—the dock, too—the way you handled the Sandy Berger adventure. Sandy was caught stuffing his pants and his briefcase with topmost secret classified documents from the National Archive. There is no chance of...
  • THIS IS THE RELEVANT STATUTE, 18 U.S.C. 793 (f), governing Berger's behavior:

    07/20/2004 7:46:40 PM PDT · by Brian Mosely · 38 replies · 1,465+ views
    Instapundit ^ | 7/20/04
    I BELIEVE THAT THIS IS THE RELEVANT STATUTE, 18 U.S.C. 793 (f), governing Berger's behavior: Sec. 793. - Gathering, transmitting or losing defense information (f) Whoever, being entrusted with or having lawful possession or control of any document, writing, code book, signal book, sketch, photograph, photographic negative, blueprint, plan, map, model, instrument, appliance, note, or information, relating to the national defense, (1) through gross negligence permits the same to be removed from its proper place of custody or delivered to anyone in violation of his trust, or to be lost, stolen, abstracted, or destroyed, or (2) having knowledge that the...
  • Why Berger Pilfered

    07/20/2004 5:54:43 PM PDT · by silverleaf · 54 replies · 3,053+ views
    Why did Sandy Berger smuggle highly classified documents past security guards? Perhaps this will shed some light.
  • On Sandy’ Sloppiness (Vanity)

    07/21/2004 3:17:52 PM PDT · by theophilusscribe · 44 replies · 764+ views
    It’s the same stuff on a different day. I am outraged, but I really should not be surprised. Sandy Berger has stolen documents—National Security documents—during a time of war. All of his defenders are saying that this is no big deal. Hmm. No big deal. The first AP article about this scandal suggested that the documents contained “identification of America's terror vulnerabilities at airports to sea ports.” These are the same documents that are now lost and perhaps unrecoverable. Maybe lost in Sandy Berger’s alleged stacks and piles of papers? Of course, the FBI searched his home and office and...
  • Prosecutors: No Dice on Berger Deal

    07/20/2004 6:35:36 PM PDT · by hope · 211 replies · 7,580+ views
    News Max ^ | 7-20-04
    Reprinted from Tuesday, July 20, 2004 9:23 p.m. EDTProsecutors: No Dice on Berger Deal Justice Department prosecutors have reportedly rejected several offers from former National Security Adviser Sandy Berger's lawyer to resolve the department's eight-month long investigation into his illegal removal of top secret documents from the 9/11 Commission's reading room. Two sources associated with the investigation told CNN that lawyer Lanny Breuer made a detailed statement of Berger's view of the facts at issue several months ago. According to the unnamed sources, Berger has offered to talk to the Justice Department about a resolution to the probe. In...
  • Berger Steps Down As Kerry Adviser

    07/20/2004 2:19:44 PM PDT · by Steven W. · 52 replies · 2,347+ views
    AP ^ | 7/20/04 | By RON FOURNIER
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Former national security adviser Sandy Berger, the subject of a criminal investigation over the disappearance of terrorism documents, stepped aside on Tuesday as an informal adviser to Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry. "Mr. Berger does not want any issue surrounding the 9/11 commission to be used for partisan purposes. With that in mind he has decided to step aside as an informal adviser to the Kerry campaign until this matter is resolved," said Lanny Breuer, Berger's attorney. The investigation had threatened to become a political problem for Kerry a week before his nominating convention in Boston in...
  • AP: Clinton Adviser Probed in Terror Memos [Sandy Berger is the focus of a criminal investigation]

    07/19/2004 5:07:42 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 1,924 replies · 51,008+ views
    AP: Clinton Adviser Probed in Terror Memos 3 minutes ago Add U.S. National - AP to My Yahoo! By JOHN SOLOMON WASHINGTON - President Clinton (news - web sites)'s national security adviser, Sandy Berger, is the focus of a criminal investigation after admitting he removed highly classified terrorism documents from a secure reading room during preparations for the Sept. 11 commission hearings, The Associated Press has learned. Berger's home and office were searched earlier this year by FBI (news - web sites) agents armed with warrants. Some drafts of a sensitive after-action report on the Clinton administration's handling of al-Qaida...
  • Federal probe targets Clinton's national security adviser

    07/20/2004 10:47:03 AM PDT · by cyncooper · 106 replies · 1,966+ views ^ | July 20, 2004 | John King
    WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Samuel Berger, former President Clinton's national security adviser, is under federal criminal investigation for allegedly removing classified documents and handwritten notes from a National Archives screening room during preparations for his testimony before the 9/11 commission. Sources familiar with the investigation confirmed it to CNN on Monday. The sources told CNN the investigation began last October, after Berger spent roughly 30 hours over three or four days reviewing what one said was "tens of thousands of pages" of Clinton administration documents to comply with a request from the 9/11 commission. Berger was designated as the official from...
  • Ginsberg: "Kerry Must Answer This ESSENTIAL Point Re: Sandy Berger"

    07/20/2004 9:06:44 AM PDT · by Matchett-PI · 207 replies · 8,145+ views
    My videotape of Fox Interview. ^ | 7-20-04 | Ben Ginsberg
    The following excerpt was transcribed by me from my videotape of the 5 minute segment on Fox News Channel this morning entitled, "Bracing For Battle". The segment began at 9:44 AM and ended at 9:49 AM Eastern. Guests: Richard Goodstein, Democrat strategist and former advisor to the 2000 Gore/Lieberman Campaign Ben Ginsberg, Election law expert, and national counsel for the Bush/Cheney 2004 Campaign. (He was also counsel to Bush/Cheney during the 2000 election re-count) Bottom line excerpt: Ben Ginsberg: "The essential point is, did Sandy Berger, who is one of John Kerry's top advisors, get those documents - those classified...
  • Clinton aide took home classified 9-11 papers

    07/20/2004 12:32:28 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 70 replies · 1,817+ views ^ | Tuesday, July 20, 2004
    Tuesday, July 20, 2004 WHITEWASH-GATEClinton aide took home classified 9-11 papersFBI investigates Kerry adviser Berger for theft of secret terror documents Posted: July 20, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern © 2004 WASHINGTON – In a blockbuster revelation that may prove to be the most shocking scandal of the Clinton administration, former National Security Adviser Sandy Berger is under criminal investigation for pocketing highly classified terrorism documents prior to the Sept. 11 Commission hearings. Sandy Berger Berger is the focus of a Justice Department investigation for removing the documents and handwritten notes from a secure reading room, the Associated Press is reporting. He has...
  • Fat lying liberal night last Friday on Letterman (Michael Moore).

    06/20/2004 4:48:56 PM PDT · by RightthinkinAmerican · 3 replies · 343+ views ^ | Friday, June 18, 2004 | Michael Z. McIntee
    Will this film make a difference in how people vote in this election? Michael says it will. Anybody who is sitting on the fence on which way to go, or anybody who is an Independent, after watching the film your vote won't likely be going to Bush. And he says it is not him (Moore) saying this; it is the people who have seen the film. Immediately after accepting the Award and leaving the stage, the first words spoken to you are from two interns. One offers and says, "Champagne?" The other says, "Breath mint?" Dave laughs and says, "You're...
  • Wal-Mart doesn't discount penmanship

    01/07/2004 10:13:55 AM PST · by Willie Green · 94 replies · 187+ views
    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | Wednesday, January 07, 2004 | Lawrence Walsh
    <p>Josh Wander is the first to admit his signature is "a scribble."</p> <p>It looks like an A without a middle bar or an open J.</p> <p>Wander, 33, a businessman, has been signing his name like that for years. It's on his driver's license and credit cards. He's also a notary public who, among other things, verifies that a signature is genuine.</p>