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http://www.humanevents.com/2014/06/13/dang-the-irs-says-lois-lerners-emails-done-got-wiped-out-in-one-of-them-there-computer-crashes/

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w, shoot!  The IRS was trying so hard to come up with documents requested by the House Ways and Means Committee, as part of its investigation into the abuse of power against conservative groups during the 2012 election.  But wouldn’t you know it?  One of those newfangled computer thingamabobs had itself a crash, and all of Tax Exempt Organizations Division director Lois Lerner’s emails done got erased!

Everything she sent to outside email addresses between January 2009 and April 2011 is lost into the ether.  Everything she sent to the White House, the Justice Department, her old chums at the Federal Elections Commission, high-ranking Democrat politicians – gone!  All they’ve got left is email correspondence between Lerner and other IRS employees.

Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI), who asked for all these emails a year ago, is fit to be tied:

    “The fact that I am just learning about this, over a year into the investigation, is completely unacceptable and now calls into question the credibility of the IRS’s response to Congressional inquiries.  There needs to be an immediate investigation and forensic audit by Department of Justice as well as the Inspector General.

    “Just a short time ago, Commissioner Koskinen promised to produce all Lerner documents.  It appears now that was an empty promise.  Frankly, these are the critical years of the targeting of conservative groups that could explain who knew what when, and what, if any, coordination there was between agencies.  Instead, because of this loss of documents, we are conveniently left to believe that Lois Lerner acted alone.  This failure of the


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Well darn, the law requires email archiving to prevent such a thing so now the question becomes, what happened to the archives and/or what did Lerner do to prevent her emails from being archived? Did she deliberately hide the emails from archiving, delete them, or are they archived and are lying about their existence?

http://www.itworld.com/security/55954/law-requires-email-archiving
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Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI), who asked for all these emails a year ago, is fit to be tied:


It just took that long to 'fix' all of the backup files...


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IRS: So… Our Computer Crashed And Erased All Of Lois Lerner’s Emails
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2014, 05:32:20 PM »
IRS: So… Our Computer Crashed And Erased All Of Lois Lerner’s Emails

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The Daily Caller

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IRS: So… Our Computer Crashed And Erased All Of Lois Lerner’s Emails

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) claimed Friday that it cannot produce Lois Lerner’s emails to and from the White House and other administration departments due to a supposed computer crash.

The IRS previously agreed to hand over all of the ex-IRS official’s emails from 2009 to 2011 to the House Ways and Means Committee, chaired by Rep. Dave Camp. But the IRS claimed Friday that it has Lerner’s emails to and from other IRS officials but it cannot produce emails to and from the Treasury and Justice Departments, the Federal Election Commission, or Democratic offices.

The IRS’ computer crash may go down in history next to the eighteen and a half minute gap in the Watergate tapes, which was supposedly caused by a mistake by Richard Nixon’s secretary Rose Mary Woods.

“The fact that I am just learning about this, over a year into the investigation, is completely unacceptable and now calls into question the credibility of the IRS’s response to Congressional inquiries,” Camp said in a statement. “There needs to be an immediate investigation and forensic audit by Department of Justice as well as the Inspector General.”

“Just a short time ago, Commissioner Koskinen promised to produce all Lerner documents,” Camp continued. “It appears now that was an empty promise.  Frankly, these are the critical years of the targeting of conservative groups that could explain who knew what when, and what, if any, coordination there was between agencies.  Instead, because of this loss of documents, we are conveniently left to believe that Lois Lerner acted alone.  This failure of the IRS requires the White House, which promised to get to the bottom of this, to do an Administration-wide search and production of any emails to or from Lois Lerner.  The Administration has repeatedly referred us back to the IRS for production of materials.  It is clear that is wholly insufficient when it comes to determining the full scope of the violation of taxpayer rights.”

http://news.yahoo.com/irs-computer-crashed-erased-lois-lerner-emails-203605784.html
« Last Edit: June 13, 2014, 05:32:59 PM by rangerrebew »
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FU IRS

FU Koskinen

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This is a JOKE, right?

If the Obama Administration THNKS for one minute this will fly with the American people or with Congress then I think he needs to roll out the tanks and all the ammunition the DHS has been collecting!

Because we are talking revolution.....

IF HE DOESN'T NEED TO OBEY OUR LAWS THEN WHY DO WE?
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This is a JOKE, right ??


Nope...it's the standard Obama Friday night news dump.   :whistle:
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The most lawless Administration in history just keeps on getting more lawless.
 
On second thought, it isn't an "Administration" at all; it is a criminal enterprise.
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I'll betcha that NSA has a copy of everything.......    :whistle:
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I'll betcha that NSA has a copy of everything.......    :whistle:

WHERE IS SNOWDEN ?

I WANT HIS COPIES !!!!!!!!!!!!


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The most lawless Administration in history just keeps on getting more lawless.
 
On second thought, it isn't an "Administration" at all; it is a criminal enterprise.

Yep!

In spades!

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From the article:
[[ But the IRS claimed Friday that it has Lerner’s emails to and from other IRS officials but it cannot produce emails to and from the Treasury and Justice Departments, the Federal Election Commission, or Democratic offices. ]]

Ummmm......  surely they have something called "backups", right?

Am I to believe that an agency like IRS doesn't maintain routine backups?

If the answer is "no", am I to believe that an agency like IRS is tellin' the truth ???

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From the article:
[[ But the IRS claimed Friday that it has Lerner’s emails to and from other IRS officials but it cannot produce emails to and from the Treasury and Justice Departments, the Federal Election Commission, or Democratic offices. ]]

Ummmm......  surely they have something called "backups", right?

Am I to believe that an agency like IRS doesn't maintain routine backups?

If the answer is "no", am I to believe that an agency like IRS is tellin' the truth ???

There should also be recipient end copies as well.
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