Tag Archives: Scandalpalooza

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) Advertisements

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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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