Tag Archives: Scandalpalooza

Another “Fake” Scandal

From the Department of You Can’t Make This Shit Up: Republicans are investigating another Obama administration official who played politics on the job but escaped prosecution when the Federal Election Commission recycled her hard drive before evidence could be recovered. … Continue reading

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Prostitute Chasing Pedophile Ambassador Is Big Obama Bundler

Add another log on the Scandalpalooza bonfire. From the Department of You Can’t Make This Shit Up: A U.S. ambassador who allegedly became the target of an internal State Department investigation after being accused of prostitution and pedophilia denied any … Continue reading

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Edward Snowden – Hero or Traitor?

Jeffery Toobin: Edward Snowden Is No Hero Edward Snowden, a twenty-nine-year-old former C.I.A. employee and current government contractor, has leaked news of National Security Agency programs that collect vast amounts of information about the telephone calls made by millions of … Continue reading

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Down and Dirty in Foggy Bottom

This just keeps gettin’ better and better: State Department memo reveals possible cover-ups, halted investigations CBS News has uncovered documents that show the State Department may have covered up allegations of illegal and inappropriate behavior within their ranks. The Diplomatic … Continue reading

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Jay Carney = Paid Liar

You don’t get much more blunt than this: Issa: Carney Is a ‘Paid Liar’ Representative Darrell Issa, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, called White House press secretary Jay Carney a “paid liar” in an interview today. Issa, who is … Continue reading

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How to tell that Obama is really in trouble

Remember when comedians wouldn’t make fun of Obama? Here’s one week’s worth from Jay Leno: These White House scandals are not going away any time soon. I’ll tell you how bad it’s looking for President Obama: People in Kenya are … Continue reading

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Media Malpractice

Clark Whelton at City Journal: Death by Media Revelations concerning Benghazi, the IRS, and government probing of the Associated Press make it increasingly clear that Barack Obama was led astray by his friends in the media. They intended no harm … Continue reading

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House Oversight Committee IRS Hearing Live Blog

Tune in to watch Lois Lerner take the Fifth. The fun starts at 9:30 eastern time. I’ll be DVRing the festivities in case I forget to wake up on time. (Graphic courtesy of Legal Insurrection)

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Obama Uses The Marion Barry Defense

“Bitch set me up” – Marion Barry Remember that emergency White House confab with the Journolistas yesterday? The Obama administration has some new talking points to disseminate. They are blaming it on a lawyer with yucky ladyparts. Buzzfeed: Advisers Urged … Continue reading

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It Ain’t Over ‘Til It’s Over

The Hammer of Kraut: “Yes, the Republicans are up in arms but the Democrats are too. This thing will go on and it could be fatal.” Is it wrong that I am enjoying this?

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Take The Fifth, Lose Your Job!

Let’s see the Vile Progs explain this one: Top IRS official will invoke 5th Amendment A top IRS official in the division that reviews nonprofit groups will invoke the Fifth Amendment and refuse to answer questions before a House committee … Continue reading

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Worse Than Watergate?

Michael G. Franc: ‘Enemies List,’ Updated […] Many have compared the recent scandals to past presidential trespasses, such as Richard Nixon’s wiretapping of political “enemies” or Lyndon Johnson’s having the IRS audit them to silence or otherwise intimidate them. Those … Continue reading

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A Chilling Tale

Jillian Kay Melchior at National Review Online: True Scandal A tea-party group targeted by Democrats gets attention from the IRS—and the FBI, OSHA, and the ATF. Catherine Engelbrecht’s tale has all the markings of a classic conspiracy theory: She says … Continue reading

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For once Andy Borowitz uses satire properly and speaks truth to power

Andy Borowitz at the New Yorker: Obama Denies Role in Government President Obama used his weekly radio address on Saturday to reassure the American people that he has “played no role whatsoever” in the U.S. government over the past four … Continue reading

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“You can’t purchase immunity from governing”

From this morning’s Meet The Press: MR. BOB WOODWARD (Associate Editor, The Washington Post): Well, first of all, I mean, the– the people are making comparisons to Watergate. This is not Watergate, but there are some people in the administration … Continue reading

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What Difference Does It Make?

One of the common threads in the various White House scandals in the news lately has been the efforts made to keep them secret until after last year’s election. This has led many people to ask an obvious question. What … Continue reading

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House Ways and Means Committee Hearing Live Blog II

Here’s a fresh thread. (Graphic courtesy of Chris Muir at Day By Day)

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This is not an Onion parody

IRS Official in Charge During Tea Party Targeting Now Runs Health Care Office The Internal Revenue Service official in charge of the tax-exempt organizations at the time when the unit targeted tea party groups now runs the IRS office responsible … Continue reading

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Eric Holder v. Congress Live Blog

Eric Holder in the Hot Seat as Congress Probes Scandals Eric Holder comes to Capitol Hill on Wednesday for a show of fireworks that could be unlike any seen in this Congress so far. And if he doesn’t offer the … Continue reading

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Leaders Lead – Obama Campaigns

Benghazi, IRS, AP scandals — will buck ever stop with Obama? The first question for White House spokesman Jay Carney at Tuesday’s press briefing went right to the heart of the growing crisis facing President Obama: In the matters of … Continue reading

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