IRS: The dog ate our email

Good day all. Last Friday, the Internal Revenue Service came out with a doozy of an excuse regarding Lois Lerner’s email. According to the IRS, all her emails prior to 2011 were lost when her computer crashed.

That excuse is the bureaucratic version of “The dog ate my homework” and is going to work about as well with Congress. Here are some of the details from Fox News:

The Internal Revenue Service told Congress Friday it has lost a trove of emails to and from Lois Lerner, a central figure in the agency’s Tea Party controversy, sparking outrage from congressional investigators who have been probing the agency for more than a year. The IRS said it cannot locate many of Lerner’s emails prior to 2011 because her computer crashed during the summer of that year.

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To which I say “BOVINE DROPPINGS!” There is no way the only copy of all the relevant email was sitting solely on Lerner’s computer. I don’t know what the IRS uses for an email system, but any business makes backup copies of all email. To say that all of Lerner’s email was on her computer is a flat our lie. Most of Congress isn’t buying the excuse either.

Republican congressional leaders were incensed.

“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,” said Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. “There needs to be an immediate investigation and forensic audit by Department of Justice as well as the inspector general.”

Well you can forget about any Department Of InJustice investigation. I wouldn’t be at all surprised if Holder sent over his personal Bulk Eraser for the IRS to use to destroy the evidence. As to the Inspectors General? Do we have any left who aren’t in the tank for Obama?

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, said he was “greatly troubled” that the agency didn’t notify Congress when they first became aware of the computer problem.

Today’s admission by the IRS that they cannot produce Lois Lerner’s emails is an outrageous impediment to our investigation,” Hatch said in a statement. “Even more egregious is the fact we are learning about this a full year after our initial request to provide the Committee with any and all documents relating to our investigation.”

Finally catching on, aren’t you Hatch old boy. The IRS is working to cover up the suppression of the TEA Party and conservative groups in 2012 and will do whatever it takes. By the way, have you received your IRS audit letter yet? The IRS continues to promise full disclosure of course.

“The IRS is committed to working with Congress,” the IRS said in a statement. “The IRS has remained focused on being thorough and responding as quickly as possible to the wide-ranging requests from Congress while taking steps to protect underlying taxpayer information.”

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In other words, “We’ll get around to your requests sometime in 2136.” The Obama administration, along with their minions in Congress have done everything they can to obstruct the investigation. The reasons are simple. They have been the ones who have been using the IRS to attack and suppress their political enemies, primarily the TEA Party and other conservative groups. As long as Obama and Holder are in office, and the PLFD’s control the Senate, we will never find out who issued the orders to go after these groups and people. I’ll also wager that on the last day of the Obama Regime, Der Fubar will develop a cramp in his hand from all the signatures on the pardons he’s going to have to hand out.

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Over the weekend, the National Journal’s Ron Fournier wrote, “A sloppy mistake, the government calls it, but you couldn’t blame a person for suspecting a cover-up—the loss of an untold number of emails to and from the central figure in the IRS tea-party controversy. And because the public’s trust is a fragile gift that the White House has frittered away in a …. IRS Uses “Dog Ate My Homework” Excuse: Claims to Have Lost Over Two Years of Lois Lerner’s Emails. Jun 13, 2014. 2 1333 …
http://www.theminorityreportblog.com/ — Mon, 16 Jun 2014 07:50:42 -0700
C-SPANOn the surface, it doesn’t seem very plausible that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) managed to lose emails to and from Lois Lerner, who is at the center of the House Ways and Means Committee’s investigation into IRS targeting of …
http://reason.com/blog — Mon, 16 Jun 2014 07:32:00 -0700
Lois Lerner, the IRS and the “lost” emails about targeted tea party groups. I put up yesterday one of the many criticisms of the preposterous claim that a whole swag of Obama administration emails had been lost. Even if they have, is that the …
http://dissectleft.blogspot.com/ — Mon, 16 Jun 2014 05:40:00 -0700

PALIN: The IRS loses two years of emails: A Rosemary Wood

A claim by the IRS that it lost two years of email due to a computer crash has been met with disbelief in Congress. The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Darrell Issa asked, “Do they really expect the …
http://teapartydigest.com/ — Mon, 16 Jun 2014 03:23:28 -0700
The former Alaska Governor and GOP VP candidate blasted the Obama administration for being worse than Richard Nixon’s for supposedly “losing” Lois Lerner’s emails at the IRS between January 2009 and April 2011. Lerner ran the IRS’s …
http://www.libertynews.com/ — Sun, 15 Jun 2014 11:13:09 -0700
House Oversight Committee chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) suggesting the Obama administration is being dishonest by saying these emails are lost stating, “Isn’t it convenient for the Obama Administration that the IRS now says it has suddenly …
http://scaredmonkeys.com/ — Sun, 15 Jun 2014 09:01:25 -0700
IRS “Loses” Lois Lerner Emails! The IRS has fought tooth and nail to stall and hold out on surrendering Lois Lerner’s emails to Congressional committees. First, the IRS told Congress that it would take years to access and, if necessary, redact …
http://dissectleft.blogspot.com/ — Sun, 15 Jun 2014 05:35:00 -0700
Re: “IRS Conspiracy to Obstruct Justice: Agency Destroyed Thousands of Potentially Incriminating E-Mails.” … The ONLY way her emails were “lost” is by deliberate action involving network administrators with a very high level of access.
http://nicholasstixuncensored.blogspot.com/ — Sat, 14 Jun 2014 23:09:00 -0700
The Internal Revenue Service said Friday it has lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency’s tea party controversy, sparking outrage from congressional investigators who have been probing the agency for more than a year.
http://electionlawblog.org/ — Sat, 14 Jun 2014 21:01:55 -0700
I’d remind you that the IRS is lying to the Congress about Lois Lerner’s “lost” emails, and obstructing justice. Let’s focus on how we got to this point in our society where the IRS can just in-your-face lie directly to the Congress in the furtherance …
http://patterico.com/ — Sat, 14 Jun 2014 20:40:43 -0700
In light of the disclosure, these are some of the logical requests: 1) …the official documentation reporting the crash and federal data loss; documentation reflecting all attempts to recover the materials; and the remediation records documenting …
http://thesteadydrifter.wordpress.com/ — Sat, 14 Jun 2014 19:04:47 -0700
House Committee on Ways and Means chairman Dave Camp revealed today that he has been informed by the IRS that Lois Lerner’s emails between Jan. 2009 and April 2011 have been lost “due to a supposed computer crash.” The IRS says …
http://a12iggymom.wordpress.com/ — Sat, 14 Jun 2014 18:51:12 -0700
The IRS has lost a bunch of Ms Lois Lerner’s EMails. Today we have a short and not very informative article in The Boston Globe, “E-mails sought in IRS probe lost, agency says”. This happened years ago, but only on Friday was it announced.
http://right-side-of-lowell.blogspot.com/ — Sat, 14 Jun 2014 17:36:00 -0700
The Internal Revenue Service told Congress Friday it has lost a trove of emails to and from Lois Lerner, a central figure in the agency’s Tea Party controversy, sparking outrage from congressional investigators who have been probing the …
http://forsythkid.com/ — Sat, 14 Jun 2014 15:59:37 -0700

 

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