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Was Celia Roady, who asked the planted question, a victim of the IRS?

Posted by  ▪  May 18, 2013

Was Celia Roady, who asked the planted question, a victim of the IRS?

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5/18/2013 at 2:47pm
At congressional hearings yesterday, it was revealed that the IRS planted a question at an ABA meeting in order to give Lois Lerner of the IRS the opportunity to get ahead of the pending Inspector General Report and make it seem as if the IRS had voluntarily disclosed the targeting of Tea Party and…
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Tea Party IRS Protests May 21

Posted by  ▪  May 18, 2013

Tea Party IRS Protests May 21

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5/18/2013 at 12:47pm
Forwarded to me by a reader. Sounds like a good idea to me. (details and locations at the link) On behalf of Tea Party, Patriot groups, 9/12, liberty activists, and the American people, we are calling for anyone and everyone to protest the IRS’ complete abuse of power on Tuesday, May 21, 2013…
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Elizabeth Warren’s low-information student loan spear

Posted by  ▪  May 18, 2013

Elizabeth Warren’s low-information student loan spear

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5/18/2013 at 11:30am
You remember Upworthy, the epitome of low-information in support of Obama and progressives, Upworthy — or, How we are losing the internet to lowest of low information young liberals. They have maps which demonstrate The high cost of low information voters. I need to stop checking in there, because they have stuff like this: How…
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Ed Markey’s passive aggressive campaign

Posted by  ▪  May 18, 2013

Ed Markey’s passive aggressive campaign

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5/18/2013 at 10:05am
Democratic Congressman Ed Markey apparently is hoping that being super-liberal in Massachusetts is enough to defeat Republican Gabriel Gomez in the Special Election … and granted, it might be. So Markey is in hiding: While Republican Gabriel E. Gomez held nine public events this week, his Democratic rival, Edward J. Markey, held none, sparking…
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“Two chickens, three goats and a rabbit” Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  May 18, 2013

“Two chickens, three goats and a rabbit” Week at College Insurrection

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5/18/2013 at 8:30am
This week college campuses looked relatively sane compared to Washington, D.C. I emphasize “relatively.” Occupy brings “two chickens, three goats and a rabbit” as part of takeover of U. California farm Swarthmore’s descent into madness Louisiana State Hosts “Lavender Graduation” For Homosexual Grads Six Degrees of Separation: Stanford University – Where the accused are guilty until proven…
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(not hoping for it, just noticing)

Posted by  ▪  May 18, 2013

(not hoping for it, just noticing)

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5/18/2013 at 7:00am
What does it take to get the IRS’s attention? (Do you really want to know?) .@tomkattman heh, I almost feel that I’m not doing enough for my country since the IRS hasn’t targeted me yet. :(— Fuzzy Slippers (@fuzislippers) May 17, 2013 Hell, I just wish Indie bloggers made enough money to worry about…
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Stand up and cheer these House Republicans

Posted by  ▪  May 17, 2013

Stand up and cheer these House Republicans

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5/17/2013 at 9:05pm
Some good stuff today. I actually was proud of the job the House Republicans did given the time constraints. They had some fight in them. Hopefully they will keep it up for 3 1/2 more years. Every. Single. Day. I posted some videos at the earlier Live post, including Kevin…
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Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Financial Times in Group’s Latest Attack on News Outlets

Posted by  ▪  May 17, 2013

Syrian Electronic Army Hacks Financial Times in Group’s Latest Attack on News Outlets

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5/17/2013 at 7:45pm
Another news organization has fallen victim to the group of hackers known as the Syrian Electronic Army. The Financial Times was hacked Friday, according to a notice posted by the outlet. The Financial Times has become the latest news outlet to be hacked by supporters of the Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, following a…
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Questioner initially denied IRS Q&A was set up

Posted by  ▪  May 17, 2013

Questioner initially denied IRS Q&A was set up

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5/17/2013 at 6:45pm
At congressional hearings today, it was revealed that IRS planted question at ABA mtg disclosing targeting of conservatives via communications between Celia Roady, a tax lawyer who asked the question, and Lois Lerner of the IRS who was on an ABA panel.  Roady has a deep background in tax exempt issues and…
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Obama’s really bad two media days in one infographic

Posted by  ▪  May 17, 2013

Obama’s really bad two media days in one infographic

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5/17/2013 at 5:17pm
The infographic below, the National Dialogue Monitor by TargetPoint Consulting May 15-16, 2013, was provided to me by former Legal Insurrection contributor Matthew Knee, who now works at TargetPoint. It shows Obama’s really bad two media days: Each bubble represents a topic discussed in relation to President Obama from May 15-16, 2013, sized by…
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All the President’s Concealers tainted the 2012 election

Posted by  ▪  May 17, 2013

All the President’s Concealers tainted the 2012 election

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5/17/2013 at 3:30pm
With each passing hour, it becomes more and more clear that the truth was concealed from the American public prior to the election about two major Obama administration scandals. Benghazi was very much in the news prior to the election. The concealment went to the culpability of the Obama administration in failing…
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Mideast Media Sampler – 05/17/2013 – The Newseum cop out

Posted by  ▪  May 17, 2013

Mideast Media Sampler – 05/17/2013 – The Newseum cop out

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5/17/2013 at 2:30pm
Richard Engel’s Speech Richard Engel spoke earlier this week at the Newseum’s memorial for journalists killed in the line of duty during 2012. Spoke at newseum today on journalists killed in 2012, and controversy on who to include. c-spanvideo.org/program/312711…— Richard Engel (@RichardEngel) May 13, 2013 The Newseum’s website carries a brief account of…
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Ethnic cleansing in #Syria in real time

Posted by  ▪  May 17, 2013

Ethnic cleansing in #Syria in real time

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5/17/2013 at 12:46pm
Michael Weiss at Lebanon NOW reports, Rise of the militias: The use of chemical weapons and Obama’s fudged “red line” has given way to gruesome footage of a schismatic Syrian rebel commander biting into the lung of a slain Hezbollah fighter and vowing revenge against Assadist soldiers. Such is the international press’…
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IRS planted question at ABA mtg disclosing targeting of conservatives

Posted by  ▪  May 17, 2013

Nothing says “trust the IRS” quite like the IRS planting questions at Bar Association meetings

IRS planted question at ABA mtg disclosing targeting of conservatives

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5/17/2013 at 11:21am
When Lois Lerner was asked a question at an American Bar Association about complaints regarding treatment of conservative groups, and Lerner made the admission and apology, TPM noted IRS Official’s Admission Baffled Audience At Tax Panel: The fateful question came from a tax lawyer, in a room filled with dozens of them….
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IRS Hearings Live

Posted by  ▪  May 17, 2013

IRS Hearings Live

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5/17/2013 at 9:00am
[Hearing now adjourned.] Start at 9 a.m. Eastern. You can view it on CSPAN-2. [live video and Twitter fees removed] Congressman Roskam (IL-06) did a particularly good job: https://twitter.com/JessicaTaylor/status/335384220966993921 George: Conclusion: IRS was using inappropriate criteria, was delaying their apps, and was asking inappropriate questions of applicants— Jedediah Bila (@JedediahBila) May 17, 2013 Miller says…
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Branco Cartoon – Stupid Pet Tricks

Posted by  ▪  May 17, 2013

Branco Cartoon – Stupid Pet Tricks

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5/17/2013 at 7:00am
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Transparensorcery – “House immigration group reaches a deal”

Posted by  ▪  May 16, 2013

Transparensorcery – “House immigration group reaches a deal”

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5/16/2013 at 7:45pm
But we don’t know what’s in it, via AP: A bipartisan band of House members working on a comprehensive immigration bill has reached an agreement in principle, lawmakers said Thursday, after talks dragged on for months and appeared stalled earlier in the day. The lawmakers did not provide details as they left a…
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