Death of former IRS Commissioner Johnnie Walters, refused Nixon’s request to audit his enemies. “I’m distressed at what’s happening and particularly with IRS,” said Walters, a lifelong Republican. “IRS must be run nonpolitical. Our tax system otherwise will fail and we can’t afford that.” Mister, we could use a man like Johnnie Walters again, instead of the partisan assh*les that litter DC now. RIP, Commissioner.
Bonfire of the Absurdities
IRS: Shame and Loathing on the Media Trail. “The mainstream media has been in trouble for years, but their silence about the ills of the Obama administration has finished them off as never before.” If they’re clowns it’s because they beclowned themselves.
Revised estimate says economy shrank 2.9% in 1Q, worst drop since ’09. When socialism works, nothing and nobody else does. Another Recovery Bummer! Unexpectedly!
US exchange student pulled from Tubingen university marble vagina. Insert joke here – hey, that’s what he did. Cigarette, anyone?
Hillary Clinton says she isn’t “truly well off”. “Clinton [suggested] Americans won’t be concerned about the more than $100 million her family has reportedly earned in recent years because they’re not ‘truly well off.’” It’s true – we saw her on the “10 items or less line” at the Dollar Store last night. Or was that a Rolls Royce dealership? We get those two confused sometimes.
Politico: The vast liberal billionaire conspiracy is for real. “Picture this: millionaires and billionaires gathering under tight security in fancy hotels with powerful politicians and operatives to plot how their network of secret-money groups can engineer a permanent realignment of American politics. Only, it’s not the Koch brothers. It’s the liberal Democracy Alliance.” Maybe they just pulled their limos into the parking lot to brainstorm about climate change. More here.
Kerry: “I’m working hard to … have lesbian, bisexual, and transgender ambassadors”. Because all the foreign policy stuff is going so swimmingly, he has nothing else to worry about. Oh, except for climate change.
IRS CANCELLED contract with email-storage firm weeks after Lerner’s computer crash. Wonder what the Democrat-Media complex would be saying now if it was an oil company that had all these strange accidents happen to them…
WaPo: CNN coached audience to cheer for Hillary during town hall event. It takes a Potemkin village to raise a moribund candidate.
Hillary haunted by Benghazi; asked to sign book for slain Amb. Christopher Stevens. “Mr. Mattera [publisher of the website Daily Surge] handed her a copy of the book and said, ‘If you could make it out to Christopher Stevens — I think you knew him.’” Don’t get mad, Hilly, at least he bought a copy of your damn book.
IRS computers destroyed just 10 days AFTER Congress questioned targeting. Don’t try this at home unless you’re a crony of the Obama Administration.
“I don’t believe you!”: Paul Ryan levels blistering attack against IRS boss over “lost” emails explanation. Well, would you believe it was a YouTube video? Bush’s fault? The weather? Hey, that’s all we got!
IRS commissioner: You know, e-mail isn’t necessarily an “official record” – IRS Manual says it is. “By the way, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen came to that job from being Chairman of Freddie Mac during the housing bust.” The best and the brightest… all work somewhere else.
California Legislature gearing up to ignore court on teacher tenure. “The issue remains that there are a number of teachers, nurses, counselors – folks who take care of kids every single day – who don’t have basic protections.” Protection from whom? We heard gubbermint is wise, compassionate, caring, generous… all that happy leftist horsepoop. So what do these people need protecting from, climate change?
Furious Tea Party lawyer promises to “Subpoena every single govt agency Lois Lerner talked to”. “She may have lost her emails, but people received those emails. So the people that received them are going to need to turn them over.” In other news, a large number of computers have been seen falling out of windows in DC recently.
Missing E-Mail is the least of the IRS’s problems. “In 2014, every government agency should be storing every e-mail that goes in or out in an easily accessible format. That they weren’t bothering suggests that the IRS does not expect to deliver the kind of accountability that it routinely demands of taxpayers. That’s potentially a much bigger problem than anything Lois Lerner stands accused of…” No, they’re actually the same one – banana-republic style arrogance.
NBC/WSJ poll finds 54% have no confidence in Obama’s leadership.“This is the public saying your presidency is over.” We wish. He’ll still be playing golf, signing “executive orders” and leading with his behind on foreign policy. Oh, and climate change.
Hillary: There’s more to find on Benghazi and the IRS. What difference does it make, unless you’re running for some office or something.
Former US ambassador wonders why Kerry isn’t in Baghdad. Duh, the climate isn’t changing there, silly. Besides, there’s no place to dock his yacht, and Leonardo Di Caprio says the cuisine there is pedestrian.
Metropolitan Opera romanticizes one NYer’s murder. In 1985, Palestinian terrorists hijacked a cruise ship and shot a wheelchair-bound WWII vet in the head, then dumped his body overboard. NYC’s Met thinks this would make a good opera.
Famous Clinton courage exhibited in Hillary’s answer to Keystone question: “I can’t respond”. She would’ve said “What difference does it make?” but she’s used that one already.
Kerry: Protecting oceans from climate change a “vital security issue”. “With the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) advancing rapidly through Iraq… Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a conference on the world’s real ‘vital security issue’.” Don’t have to worry about doing stupid sh*t, Kerry beat ya to it.
American military equipment now flying al-Qaeda flag. Boy, wait’ll Quagmire sees this on the news…