Former IRS executive Lois G. Lerner told a federal court last week that members of her family, including “young children,” face death threats and a real risk of physical harm if her explanation of the tea party targeting scandal becomes public. Ms. Lerner and Holly Paz, her deputy at the IRS, filed documents in court Thursday saying tapes and transcripts of depositions they gave in a court case this year must remain sealed in perpetuity, or else they could spur an enraged public to retaliate. “Whenever Mss. Lerner and Paz have been in the media spotlight, they have faced death threats and
Well isn´t that rich? With great power comes great responsibility and you abused that power to persecute law abiding citizens and deny them their voice. Your paycheck comes from us, and you want to seal the record of your wicked deeds forever? The mentality of these people is truly astounding.
Why om earth is Jeff Sessions not moving to put these people in jail? Absolutely infuriating. Can we not at least take away her pension? Disguting that we are subsidizing the rewards for her criminal acts.
You´ve been a horrible public servant. We deserve to know exactly what you did or didn´t do and why. You don´t get to make rules anymore! If your family is in peril, changed their names, move or leave the country.
I assume that crooked Lois lives in lovely home in Boomtown with other like minded Leftist Liberals. I would not be surprised if the threats have been conjured by her Left Liberal lawyer. Crooks always lie to save their own hide. Especially Demonrat crooks.
She should be wearing an orange jump suit. Equal under the law should mean something, like the truth being available for the tax paying American citizen abused by the feared IRS.
Both Lehrner and Paz should be swinging from the end of a rope instead of luxuriating with a fat pension somewhere. At least they establish a precedent that federal employees can use the power of their office to punish anyone with political views they don’t like with impunity.
She colluded with 0bama to steal the 2012 election by denying half the population their right to particpate in the political process. If the left wants to rant about collusion, lets talk about THAT collusion.
The truth in Washington DC is a very rare commodity. What we want is the truth. If Lerner and Paz committed no crime what are they worried about? If they broke the law and these transcripts are evidence why aren´t they charged and a trial date set?
Weaponizing Federal agencies is like something any fascist or communist would do, like say Stalin or Hitler. There should be accountability, all the way to the top and that includes Barack Obama. He always liked to pretend he didn´t know what was going on, kinda like Sergeant Shultz.
I agree an orange jump suit is appropriate for this miscreant. The things that keep swarming in my mind when I read about the crime and filth in our government is who are their handlers who are those pulling the strings.
It is possible that individuals like Lerner conjure up these crimes on their own. Far beyond this, the pervasive conditions that have been simmering and are now beginning to boil over are being stirred up in a cauldron of treason against every American. That´s far beyond individuals alone.
Case in point, hussein is too dumb to concoct the evil that has spewed from his regime. VJ also is a blithering idiot conduit through which someone is pulling the strings that she whispers while twisting hussein´s ears. These instructions are then thrown on his teleprompter and he regurgitates them to US.
The expanse of these crimes against our Constitution and the American people reach far beyond individuals.
Conspiracy??? Perhaps, but the size of this cauldron of evil is far beyond the elementary explanations of single individual crimes.
Of course she is lying about death threats! She would like you to believe that some Republican or patriot somewhere might give a rat´s ass about her lying but if there was one who sorrows for the country we once enjoyed, non would dare bat an eye now. First of all, she ain´t worth killing. Second of all the GOPe has done that and worse and rises again tomorrow to do even worse.
FTA: Ms. Lerner came in for particular criticism, with the government admitting she not only didn’t stop the targeting — contradicting the Obama administration’s claims — but also hid it from her superiors in Washington."
So, the government has investigated Lerner´s actions and found them illegal. I presume it was the IRS IG and/or internal affairs staff that investigated - so where is the FBI in this? Where is Sessions and his vaunted Civil Rights staff investigating and prosecuting what is a prima facie case of several abuses - with others no doubt easily discovered if one looks?
Lois Lerner is a monument to a "weaponized" government. She should get no special considerations whatsoever. BTW, Lois, who "enraged" the public with her conduct in office, abusing the public trust, disregarding her oath, and apparently breaking the law? Is there no shame in this, Lois?
Was she granted immunity for an honest testimony? If so she can´t be prosecuted, however, her testimony should be public & why not - she´s already guilty in the court of public opinion. Her fears may be of retaliation from any she exposed and not from the general public.
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lil dotty, 11/20/2017 10:03:07 AM (No. 11457060)
Ms Lerner and Paz could hardly be called "Public Servants" due to the fact both fit the category of O´Bama´s servants and ALL of US know he was no where close to being for US, a Republic; never our servant, only our ´master´. Rebellion, it´s now or never if those in his cartel are to ever see justice in our time.
Don´t worry Lois, the judge will grant you your wish.
Gosh, how do I know that? Oh wait, here´s how I know that;
So far, they have had Judge Michael R. Barrett on their side. As the case was proceeding, he kept the two IRS employees’ testimony secret at their request, allowing only the lawyers involved to see the information.
Lois honey, keeping your testimony secret will not prevent your coming to harm. It only confirms to the skeptics among us that you have something to hide. The irony is that if your statements were made public, they might not be as damning as you fear. But if your testimony remains sealed, then those who loathe you can let their imaginations run wild.
Poor little snowflakes. Retribution for their unpunished crimes will happen at some point and in some way. One way may simply be the anguish they suffer from having to constantly be looking over their shoulders wondering when justice is really going to be done. No tears here!
These two individuals HARMED many American citizens and now they want their damaging actions hidden from public view. If the threats are credible, the authorities should just tap their phones, etc to find and punish the responsible parties, but their work activities should be in the public domain. They were SUPPOSED to work for all citizens of the U.S.
Yeah, ´We the People´ really don´t like dictatorships. Funny how the last refuge of the liberal is "fear for personal safety" as the beg the government to cover-up their own ´fecal matter.´ Here´s the best advice, anything a liberal, like Lerner asks for, do the opposite. Put those documents into the light of day!
She is thinking like a democrat. We don´t exact violent revenge on people, no matter how much that person might deserve it. We expect the LAW to do it for us. That is what mature adults do.
She has pretty much admitted her guilt here with this statement. She really needs some legal punishment and part of that should be either a severe downgrading of her pension or a total revocation of it permanently.
This is the standard excuse for everything today, the primary point being that right-of-center voters/citizens are sub-human and irrational. Therefore government is justified in withholding information from them. We´re penned animals to them.
King George´s minions sent to oppress the Colonists also had a healthy respect for pitchforks, tar, feathers, and fence rails when employed to good effect by aroused citizens. Maybe it´s time for a "return to those thrilling days of yesteryear."
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