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IRS fears employees being “seized with spontaneous diarrhea”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at 7:00am 11/19/2014 at 7:00am

Hey, remember the Reader Poll we did about whether it was okay to follow and try to interview Lois Lerner in her neighborhood?

Do you approve of media confronting Lois Lerner...

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Judicial Watch: IRS “did not undertake any significant efforts to obtain” missing Lerner emails

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 11:00am 11/6/2014 at 11:00am

Democrats who had hoped for at least a week to sleep off their election night hangovers are getting no rest after the latest disclosure of court documents by advocacy group Judicial Watch.

Judicial Watch has spent a great deal of time and resources seeking information about the IRS targeting of conservative groups.

In September,...

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Whatever happened to the IRS targeting scandal investigation?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 27, 2014 at 12:11pm 10/27/2014 at 12:11pm
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It seems like it has fallen off the media radar completely.

Because Ebola.

Because ISIS.

Because 2014 Midterms.

Because Obama.

Because the Imperial Bureaucracy.

This video just released by the House Oversight Committee provides a good timeline of events:

After the midterms, time to ramp up the investigation.

Which is why taking back control of the Senate is so...

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Greg Gutfeld: “Seriously, that even made me feel bad for Lerner”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 7:00pm 10/9/2014 at 7:00pm
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Our reader poll turned up strong support for Jason Mattera confronting Lois Lerner in her neighborhood, including following her to a neighbor’s door.

Based on the comments to that post, I think the general reasoning in favor was that Lerner deserves to have to answer questions, they do it to us (60...

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Do you approve of media confronting Lois Lerner in her neighborhood? (Reader Poll)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 2:30pm 10/8/2014 at 2:30pm

(Reader Poll at bottom of post)

Jason Mattera of the Daily Surge recently filmed an unannounced confrontation with former IRS employee Lois Lerner in her own neighborhood.

Lerner fled his camera and tried (unsuccessfully)...

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Imperial Bureaucrat: Lois Lerner denies everything

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 23, 2014 at 10:00am 9/23/2014 at 10:00am

Lois Lerner broke her silence in an interview at Politico, according to Politico: Exclusive: Lois Lerner breaks silence.

More properly framed, Lerner repeated to Politico the same broad denials she made on the record in a House hearing just before pleading the 5th to avoid having those broad denials subjected to questioning.

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IRS reveals more emails missing and secret conservative donor research unit

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, September 6, 2014 at 11:30am 9/6/2014 at 11:30am

Stay awake on Fridays if you want to follow the IRS targeting scandal.

First, via The Hill, IRS: Five more staffers lost emails:

The IRS told lawmakers Friday that five staffers connected...

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IRS: By the way, we also wiped clean Lois Lerner’s Blackberry

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/08/27/lois-lerner-blackberry-deliberately-destroyed-after-start-congressional-probe/
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 3:43pm 8/27/2014 at 3:43pm
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I’m a day late to this, but better late than never.

After admitting that Lois Lerner’s supposedly missing emails were in the back-up system, the IRS has filed court documents in response to a Judge’s Order indicating that after Lerner was summoned to testify before Congress, the IRS wiped clean Lerner’s Blackberry.

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IRS: Oh, those Lois Lerner emails, yeah they’re backed up

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 25, 2014 at 8:09pm 8/25/2014 at 8:09pm
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Judicial Watch revealed today that Lois Lerner’s fabled “missing e-mails” may still exist on a government backup system.

Via Judicial Watch:

Department of Justice attorneys for the Internal Revenue Service told Judicial Watch on Friday that Lois Lerner’s emails,...

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Judge launches special inquiry into missing IRS emails and Lerner hard drive

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 9:30pm 8/14/2014 at 9:30pm

Judicial Watch has sued over missing IRS emails in the federal district court in D.C., pursuant to its FOIA request for such documents.

The IRS was ordered to provide explanations as to missing emails, particularly Lois Lerner.

The IRS provided explanations, but those were not good enough for the Judge, who launched his...

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IRS Wins Key Evidentiary Ruling In True the Vote Suit

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 8, 2014 at 1:00pm 8/8/2014 at 1:00pm

Voter advocacy organization True the Vote hit a roadblock Thursday when a federal judge denied its request to have an independent forensic expert search for Lois Lerner’s “missing” e-mails.

Judge Reggie Walton of the U.S. District Court in Washington ruled that True the Vote’s attorneys failed to provide evidence showing that...

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Lois Lerner can spell, but she’s still an …

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 6:55pm 7/30/2014 at 6:55pm

Shocking new emails released today by U.S. Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee shows Ms. Lerner’s mistreatment of conservative groups was driven by her ‘personal hostility toward conservatives.’

The November 9, 2012 email exchange with an unnamed colleague – the person’s name was redacted in the...

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As the hard drive turns: Lois Lerner’s on again, off again, scratchy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 8:30pm 7/23/2014 at 8:30pm

Lois Lerner has become the personification of the IRS targeting scandal.

Which brings us to her infamous hard drive crash. Recall that the new IRS Commissioner first told Congress that all of Lerner’s emails were recoverable and would be provided to investigating committees.

Sharyl Attkisson has a nice rundown of this explanation.

Friday’s...

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Will IRS swear under oath that the dog ate Lois Lerner’s emails?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 11, 2014 at 3:14pm 7/11/2014 at 3:14pm

Just a joke, of course.  We all know the dog didn’t eat Lois Lerner’s email, or hard drive, or back up tapes.

They were stolen by Martians in bunny rabbit suits, who look like this:

Fox News reports:

A federal judge has ordered the IRS to explain “under oath” how the agency lost a...

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Lois Lerner email: “we need to be cautious about what we say in emails”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at 3:51pm 7/9/2014 at 3:51pm

Darrell Issa has tweeted out an email exchange involving Lois Lerner in April 2013, in which she attempts to scope out what email records get retained, and cautions that because Congress may seek emails, “we need to be cautious about what we say in emails”. The full email exchange is...

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Darrell Issa: It’s Hard to Believe Lois Lerner Doesn’t Have Copies of Emails

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 29, 2014 at 3:24pm 6/29/2014 at 3:24pm

Darrell Issa, who chairs the House Oversight Committee, appeared on CNN today and was asked about Lois Lerner’s missing emails by host Candy Crowley.

He’s clearly not buying the official story and he ultimately makes an excellent point about the heart of the issue, that under Lerner, conservative groups were targeted for...

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Lois Lerner attorney: She has no records of missing emails

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 7:00pm 6/28/2014 at 7:00pm

The attorney for Lois Lerner is speaking out, saying that his client doesn’t have any records of the emails that were lost in a hard drive crash in 2011.

From Politico:

Lois Lerner has no records of two years of missing emails and Republican claims that she’s hiding something are “silly,” her lawyer...

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