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The IRS says it has lost *two years* worth of Lerner emails. Seriously.

Posted by: ST on June 14, 2014 at 11:53 am » 9 Comments

Unbelievable. Literally unbelievable: he Internal Revenue Service claims to have lost two-years worth of emails between former IRS official Lois Lerner, who resigned under pressure for her role in the IRS targeting scandal, and outside agencies and groups. House Ways and Means Committee chairman Dave Camp (R., Mich.) announced Friday that the IRS informed the committee it […]

 

#Benghazi attackers used State Dept. phones the night of the attack

Posted by: Phineas on June 12, 2014 at 3:30 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas And we overheard them doing it. If anyone still believes Hillary’s story about blaming a YouTube video based on the best information they had at the time, that person is either dumber than a rock, or hoping for a job in a possible Hillary administration. Via Bret Baier and James Rosen: The […]

 

(Video) Barack Obama: evil, or stupid?

Posted by: Phineas on June 8, 2014 at 5:02 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Like the old IBM commercial for the NFL said, “You make the call!” No matter what the scandal, Obama always seems not to know; he finds out about it in the morning news, like the rest of us. Fast and Furious, IRS-gate, the utter screw up of the Obamacare web site launch, […]

 

Former CLT Mayor Pat Cannon (D) to plead guilty to federal corruption charge

Posted by: ST on June 2, 2014 at 2:32 pm » Comments Off

Via The Charlotte Observer: Patrick Cannon is expected to plead guilty Tuesday to a federal public corruption charge that carries up to a 20-year prison sentence and a $250,000 fine. According to court documents released to the public early Monday, Cannon will appear in federal court at 10:45 a.m. Tuesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge David […]

 

Pelosi channels Whoopi Goldberg on the #VAscandal: It’s not really a scandal-scandal…

Posted by: Phineas on May 29, 2014 at 12:30 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Oh, brother. While her minions race to the microphones to denounce VA Secretary Shinseki before the voters take out their wrath on them, House Minority Leader (1) Nancy Pelosi took the softball question lobbed to her by Vox’s Ezra Klein (2) and explained that, yes, the poor treatment of veterans was scandalous, but […]

 

West Virginia VA doctor: At least two waiting list patients committed suicide

Posted by: ST on May 19, 2014 at 1:58 pm » 4 Comments

Appalling if true. This story keeps going from bad to worse: A West Virginia doctor is coming forward with new allegations against the Department of Veterans Affairs, claiming that she too was told to put patients seeking treatment off for months on end — and that at least two of them committed suicide. The claims […]

 

Intellectual fascism: respected scientist hounded for daring to doubt the “climate consensus”

Posted by: Phineas on May 15, 2014 at 4:46 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Well, so much for freedom of thought and open debate in the sciences. Dr. Lennart Bengtsson, a Swedish meteorologist with an accomplished professional record, just a couple of weeks ago joined the advisory board of the Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF), a British organization skeptical of the theory of catastrophic man-caused warming and […]

 

The Democrats’ rationale for boycotting the #Benghazi committee just died

Posted by: Phineas on May 13, 2014 at 5:35 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Oh, they might still try it, though I think they’d be dumb to do so (1), especially when Obama’s former Secretary of Defense and Deputy Director of the CIA say they welcome it: But Panetta and Morell, noting the attack has been subject to many investigations already, said they welcome the latest […]

 

#Benghazi: State Dept. knew within hours that it was a terrorist attack

Posted by: Phineas on May 5, 2014 at 3:19 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas And not a demonstration. I don’t know how I missed this over the weekend (1), but the administration’s favorite investigative reporter, Sharyl Attkisson, posted this little bombshell to her site back on the 1st (via Hot Air): Internal Emails: State Dept. Immediately Attributed Benghazi Attacks to Terrorist Group A newly-released government email […]

 

#Benghazi: Boehner to appoint special investigating committee? UPDATE: Here we go

Posted by: Phineas on May 2, 2014 at 1:12 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas At last. Just posted on Fox News: House Speaker John Boehner is “seriously considering” appointing a special committee to probe the Benghazi attacks and an announcement from GOP leaders could come as early as Friday, sources tell Fox News. One senior GOP source told Fox News that Boehner, who has faced pressured […]