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House Committee: Possible
Crimes by IRS Official

Associated Press, by Stephen Ohlemacher

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Posted By:Scottyboy, 4/7/2014 8:14:52 PM

The chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee says investigators have uncovered evidence that a former Internal Revenue Service official may have committed crimes as part of the agency´s tea party controversy. Rep. Dave Camp set a committee vote for Wednesday on whether to refer Lois Lerner, who used to head the agency´s tax-exempt division, to the Justice Department "for possible criminal prosecution." Camp, R-Mich., did not specify which laws Lerner may have broken. Lerner´s lawyer, William W. Taylor III, has said she broke no laws. On Monday, Taylor emailed this response to Camp´s announcement: "One word: Ridiculous." Camp´s committee has been investigating

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Would be nice if this Lerner creep starts singing.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Coy860, 4/7/2014 8:20:34 PM     (No. 9801823)

Abuse of power and violation of the Public Trust should be firing squad offenses.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Lala, 4/7/2014 8:27:19 PM     (No. 9801831)

The No-Justice Department will look the other way. Nothing will come of this.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Pros7767, 4/7/2014 8:31:39 PM     (No. 9801840)

Ditto #2, DOJ will do nothing and she knows it.

Welcome to the new America.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: hershey, 4/7/2014 8:41:19 PM     (No. 9801850)

What #3 said...she was promised something by the Øbama white house and she is keeping quiet. The DOJ prosecuting ANY gummint official is nothing but a joke....

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Reply 5 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 4/7/2014 8:47:56 PM     (No. 9801856)

One of the mistakes Bush 43 made was to say before elected he would not pursue the scandals of the prior administration, I suggest the opposite of our next nominee.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Grampstosix, 4/7/2014 8:48:27 PM     (No. 9801857)

If the Pubs gain control in ´16 this would still be covered by the statute of limitations and maybe they´ll work up the nerve to prosecute.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: TulsaTowner, 4/7/2014 9:03:21 PM     (No. 9801871)

Refer to the Justice Department? WTH is this all about? This would certainly put a lid on this frightening, disgusting scandal until Obama is out of office. I am disgusted!

Declare this woman in contempt of congress and lock her up. That´s the only way we will get to the bottom (top) of this mess.

Get with it Pubbies!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 4/7/2014 9:14:53 PM     (No. 9801880)

"Possible crimes" is that like "alleged" ?



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Reply 9 - Posted by: dman, 4/7/2014 9:48:08 PM     (No. 9801922)

Blah, blah, blah. AS #7 says, DO something about it. You have the power to hold witnesses in contempt, impeach them, or deny them funding. Just do it.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: john56, 4/7/2014 10:14:59 PM     (No. 9801945)

Well, Lois and her mouthpiece can say they´ve talked to the Justice Dept., but that´s nothing more than another meeting of her defense lawyer team.

As for the Republicans in the House holding Lois in contempt, it´s time to fish or cut bait.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 4/7/2014 10:32:22 PM     (No. 9801958)

I expected a result until I read the case would be referred to the DOJ. This House committee is kidding. A special prosecutor should be appointed who is OUTSIDE this Administration.


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Reply 12 - Posted by: enuf8, 4/8/2014 12:06:35 AM     (No. 9802025)

I think if the DOJ refuses to do anything a Federal Grand Jury can be used for indicting without the DOJ. Boehner needs to get off the pot and do something.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Grampstosix, 4/8/2014 12:37:28 AM     (No. 9802054)

Can´t the DOJ block any effort to proceed against Lerner including the appointment of a special prosecuter?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: chicodon, 4/8/2014 7:24:39 AM     (No. 9802189)

If she goes to jail she will be in good company. Remember Susan McDougal?

"Susan McDougal (born 1955) is one of the few people who served prison time as a result of the Whitewater controversy although fifteen individuals were convicted of various federal charges. Her refusal to answer "three questions" for a grand jury about whether President Bill Clinton lied in his testimony during her Whitewater trial led her to receive a jail sentence of 18 months for contempt of court. This comprised most of the total 22 months she spent in incarceration. McDougal received a full Presidential pardon from outgoing President Clinton in the final hours of his presidency in 2001."

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Reply 15 - Posted by: JimS, 4/8/2014 8:12:59 AM     (No. 9802239)

Chief Justice Roberts, or any Supreme Court Justice, can order up a Federal Grand Jury and bypass the Justice Department.
Boehner has to go right to Roberts.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: marthaville, 4/8/2014 9:13:06 AM     (No. 9802308)

The Justice Department is now the Obama defense team. Holder makes sure nothing happens, legally, that can touch Obama. Time to go after Holder.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 4/8/2014 9:21:22 AM     (No. 9802317)

Holder himself was found in contempt of Congress over Fast and Furious. A whole lot of good that did.

The Kabuki Theater production of "Transforming America" is enjoying a long run with sold-out tickets long into the future. The GOP old guard are the stage hands in charge of changing the scenery and getting coffee for the "star" actors.

I´m just so tired. It would be nice if we had an opposition party, but we do not. We´ve got Boehner and McConnell. Oh, goody.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Grampy, 4/8/2014 9:24:35 AM     (No. 9802323)

#16, I can´t agree more. Holder is the dead end of any number of charges against the current lawlessness. He is the bullet proof vest protecting the criminals in the administration. Go after him with anything and everything.
I know--might as well talk to a wall...

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Trust No One, 4/8/2014 9:59:39 AM     (No. 9802379)

Can o pardon her for this? If so, I hope they let this simmer and then let it boil over after 2016.

I don´t want her jailed just to be released.



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Reply 20 - Posted by: maryc, 4/8/2014 10:49:18 AM     (No. 9802438)

Oxymoron ´justice department´. Lois is humming the skaters waltz under her breath .

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Butch59, 4/8/2014 11:24:13 AM     (No. 9802493)

Don´t look for Boehner to do anything. I´ve come to the conclusion that he will do nothing to upset the apple cart. He likes his position and want´s to stay in it. And he is just like McCain. He loves to tell the public that he works well with his "friends across the isle". Not being a lawyer, I don´t really know what action Issa and other committee members can do to put a stop to the runaway criminality of this administration. And that includes Obozo himself.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Hugh Akston, 4/8/2014 12:41:00 PM     (No. 9802631)

#19 has a ´devil´s advocate´ point - Waste of time referring charges to this Justice (cough, cough) Dept.

No charges (yet) - No conviction - No pardon.

Unfortunately, that requires that a GOP that we are not familiar with takes control in 2016, not sure if Senate control in 2014 is enough.

Or...if the committee makes the charges public and Holder does nothing, does that open him up to impeachment, and the court of public opinion explodes against this regime.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Tall Oak, 4/8/2014 1:21:13 PM     (No. 9802687)

FTA: “Several hundred applications, from both conservative and liberal groups, languished for years without a ruling by the IRS, the report said.”

An example of the biased reporting of the facts, the “several hundred applications” only included one or two liberal groups, and almost all of the conservative groups are still “languishing” without a ruling. It’s similar to the times that one republican votes with the rats and it’s called “bi-partisan” while when several rats break ranks it’s “mostly a party-line vote”.

For most of us here, politics and current affairs are spectator sports, but the majority of the country still doesn’t realize how the press manipulates the facts and figures. We are the watchdogs that dig beneath the surface and more often than not, our warning barks are just irritating the uninformed. They feel that they have fulfilled their civic duty if they vote, plus voting gives them the right to complain about what they voted for. Unless they get personally burned by something they supported they stay ignorant of the government abuses.

FOX News may get more viewers than all the other cable news networks combined, but they pale in comparison to big three national networks. Until there is a change to unbiased reporting of the nightly news, we’re just a sneeze in a windstorm.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: dbdiva, 4/8/2014 1:32:59 PM     (No. 9802705)

I vote for a citizen´s arrest of Lois Lerner and at this point I´m only half kidding.

House Committee: Do SOMETHING!!!!!

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 4/8/2014 3:10:54 PM     (No. 9802817)

A>G> Holder told Congress today that he has great ´discretion´ in how the DOJ upholds laws. He will never prosecute Ms Lerner while Obama is President. My opinion.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: web, 4/8/2014 5:47:45 PM     (No. 9803036)

When Bush let the crimes of the prior administration slide, he allowed their contempt for the law to continue, and now the left is completely out of control... but, why do you think Hitlery illegally obtained 700 FBI files and "couldn´t find them" for years? They were making extensive blackmail files. If we were actually a country of laws or had a media, we might find out who´s files they were, and who is being blackmailed into silence. and Hitlery would be in prison.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: strike3, 4/8/2014 5:55:49 PM     (No. 9803044)

Obama & Company have broken enough laws between them to fill up an entire country club prison. Special punishment would be to have the entire lot of them listen to barry´s obnoxious speeches every night after dinner. Sebelius, Jarrett, Holder, Pelosi, Reid, Lerner, Axelrod, the whole corrupt bunch of them have brought this country to the brink of collapse and made the US an international joke. As the Barry and Kerry show likes to say, "there will be a cost."



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Reply 28 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 4/8/2014 8:19:08 PM     (No. 9803189)

Since she is unlikely to spend any time in prison for her crimes, at least make lerner spend hundreds of thousands in legal fees. Bankrupt the insufferable hag.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Tulunk, 4/8/2014 10:30:32 PM     (No. 9803331)

I used look with pity and horror at the utterly corrupt SA and African countries, and citizens erupting in riots and murder, so proud that the US was civilized. After all, those other countries had leaders who jailed and persecuted dissent, cheated at elections, stole land and money from citizens, steered money and power to cronies......Oh. Wait. Now I understand. When do you think our riots will begin?

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Reply 30 - Posted by: dodge boy, 4/8/2014 10:44:27 PM     (No. 9803345)

"May have committed". Do they think we are a bunch of idiots?

Sadly, yes.

If these folks committed some crimes, suggesting that these committees get with the program.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: oh-heck, 4/9/2014 12:36:59 AM     (No. 9803430)

#23 is right, the last report I saw on L.com showed that no Progressive groups had approvals extensively delayed. They cleared up a couple of details and tax exempt status was granted.

What this article indicates is that the DOJ is releasing selective misinformation from their discussion with Lerner.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: steveW, 4/9/2014 1:04:24 AM     (No. 9803451)

Dear Leader met, what, 157 times with the head of the IRS - and the illegal targeting of His political enemies never happened to come up? If you believe that, you´ll believe anything, even Democrats.

The potential for Watergate-size scoops for the MSM is just so huge here in this scandal. Too bad they´re too busy helping Dear Leader cover it all up.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Trigger2, 4/9/2014 6:40:25 AM     (No. 9803564)

If anyone thinks the criminally corrupt Holder is going to actually take the referral on, I have a bridge to sell you, cheap.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: tonyp173, 4/9/2014 6:46:53 AM     (No. 9803567)

I am a retired Asst. U.S. Attorney. Grand Juries do not operate on their own. While the District Courts convene them, and receive the True Bills of Indictments that prosecutors submit to Grand Juries, the Courts do not conduct investigations on their own. It is a separation of powers issue. The phenomenon of a Presentment has not been used in recent memory. Even if a Grand Jury issued an Indictment or Presentment independently, who would prosecute it? Only DOJ can prosecute criminal cases in Federal Court. Since Holder will neither prosecute nor pursue contempt charges, asking DOJ to assist is such a complete exercise in futility that it borders on insanity. All that remains is the inherent power the House of Representatives has to hold a person in contempt. The Sgt-at-Arms makes the arrest, Lerner appears before the legislative body, the body holds a hearing/trial, if the contempt citation is vindicated, she goes to jail, either for a term or for a coercive exercise. The last time Congress used this process was 1934. The Supremes denied the Writ of Hab. Corpus when the respondent went to jail for 10 days. So the exercise succeeded, at least in putting someone in jail. I guess 80 years ago members of Congress had more fortitude. Can´t say testicular anymore, it would be politically and anatomically (to a large extent) incorrect.

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Contrary to what those who defend the right to own high-powered assault rifles believe, not all guns are created equal. Due to a combination of availability, portability and criminal usage the following five types of guns are the country's most dangerous. School Shootings: Widely Reported Tragedies Since 2000 - Using firearm trace data from the ATF, as well as FBI homicide records, we determined the types of guns most often recovered from crime scenes and/or used in murders. The numbers are stark: According to the FBI's 2012 Crime in the US data, nearly 70 percent of homicides for which the FBI received weapons data involved the use

Exclusive - Sessions Warns All of Congress:
Obama´s New Immigration Strategy ´Threatens
Foundation of Our Constitutional Republic´

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Breitbart´s Big Government, by Matthew Boyle    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/15/2014 9:28:19 AM     Post Reply
Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) has warned all of his colleagues in Congress that President Barack Obama’s new immigration strategy—his plans to legalize millions of illegal alien adults through executive power—could destroy America as we know it. “I write to inform you of a development that threatens the foundation of our constitutional Republic,” Sessions, Congress’s top immigration hawk, wrote in a letter that was hand-delivered to all 535 members of Congress on Monday and provided exclusively to Breitbart News. Sessions cites a recent report from the National Journal, in which reporter Major Garrett detailed how, despite the ongoing

Eric Holder: Americans Should Not
Be ´Color Blind,´ But ´Color Brave´

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Breitbart´s Big Government, by Charlie Spiering    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/15/2014 1:34:47 PM     Post Reply
Attorney General Eric Holder encouraged Americans not to forget race while working for justice and equality in their country. “As it stands, our society is not yet color blind -- nor should it be -- given the disparities that still afflict and divide us.” Holder explained, “We must be color brave, and we must never forget that all are made better and more prosperous if all are given equal opportunities.” Holder made his remarks during a speech at Howard University on Tuesday for the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Civil Rights Act. “We must take into account not only the

Comic Character Archie to Die
Taking Bullet for Gay Friend
Pushing Gun Control

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Breitbart´s Big Hollywood, by AWR Hawkins    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/14/2014 12:41:56 PM     Post Reply
On July 16, comic character Archie Andrews, of Life With Archie, will die after being shot while protecting gay friend Kevin Keller. Keller is "Archie Comics´ first openly gay character." According to the Associated Press, Keller is "a married military veteran and newly elected senator who´s pushing for more gun control in Riverdale after his husband was involved in a shooting." Archie Comics´ publisher and co-CEO Jon Goldwater said the way in which Archie will die was carefully chosen. While he could have been killed saving "Betty" or saving "Veronica," doing so for Keller was something "that would really resonate

Behind the scenes at the
Clinton White House

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New York Post, by Geoff Earle    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/15/2014 5:04:05 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — It was an enduring image of his presidency: a chastened Bill Clinton walking his dog while wife Hillary keeps her distance as the family leaves town at the height of the Monica Lewinsky scandal — but it was all part of a contrived public-repentance campaign, according to a new book. With Bill on the skids and his wife’s future prospects on the line, it was necessary for the pubic to see the president being punished, said Weekly Standard online editor Daniel Halper in his new book, “Clinton, Inc.: The Audacious Rebuilding of a Political Machine.” “They understood that

Obama a "shark" at the pool table,
Gov. Hickenlooper says

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CBS News, by Stephanie Condon    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 7/14/2014 4:33:37 PM     Post Reply
President Obama is known for being competitive on the basketball court, but he´s also apparently a cutthroat pool player. Gov. John Hickenlooper, D-Colo., told reporters at the National Governors Association meeting on Sunday that the president surprised him by beat him in two consecutive games. To add insult to injury, the two were playing at the Wynkoop Brewing Company, a bar that Hickenlooper co-founded. "You know I´ll tell ya -- the man is a shark," Hickenlooper told reporters, Time reports. "I was up a few balls. I felt pretty good. I was actually wondering whether how hard should I --


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