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Lois Lerner, IRS official at heart
of tea party scandal, retires

Washington Times, by Stephen Dinan

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Lois G. Lerner, the woman at the center of the IRS tea party targeting scandal, retired from the agency Monday morning after an internal investigation found she was guilty of “neglect of duties” and was going to call for her ouster, according to congressional staff. Her departure marks the first person to pay a significant price in the scandal, though Republicans were quick to say her decision doesn’t put the matter to rest, and pointed out that she can still be called before Congress to testify. The IRS confirmed Ms. Lerner’s retirement in a statement, but said it couldn’t release


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Reply 1 - Posted by: fritzilou, 9/23/2013 10:33:56 PM     (No. 9533941)

So she will retire with her full benefits disregarding her criminal activity.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Vaquero45, 9/23/2013 10:39:44 PM     (No. 9533948)

She can run, but she can´t hide...

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Reply 3 - Posted by: eoddad, 9/23/2013 11:10:25 PM     (No. 9533970)

Frog march into a Federal Penn with her co-conspritors and revocation of retirement benefits for starters. Millions in legal fee´s will mount up.

The left mastered this game ask Scooter Libby and Tom Delay and they had not broken the law as the entire Obama chain of command, IRS SEC, EPA and Justice Dept´s has. Send the message you don´t get to steal elections. Just once to see Democrats actually held accountable would reestablish my faith in government.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: iamtinman, 9/24/2013 12:24:34 AM     (No. 9534030)

Not by any stretch "The heart of the scandal" but just the highest person caught so far. The buttons were pushed from the White House and we all know it!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Ribicon, 9/24/2013 12:26:26 AM     (No. 9534034)

Luckily for Ms Lerner, the US has no opposition party, so she, like so many others before her, will sail off into the sunset, fat and happy.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: SaguaroJack, 9/24/2013 12:31:02 AM     (No. 9534035)

Lois, save us some money and just head on down to jail. You know you belong there, and you´ll fit right in with all the other lizzies, crack heads and Democrats.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: faldo, 9/24/2013 12:38:33 AM     (No. 9534039)

Rep Jason Chaffetz on Hugh Hewitt´s show made a very poignant observation. Out of the 90,000 IRS employees there are only two positions that are political appointments.

This scandal has implicated and engulfed one of them already. Tell me how this IRS scandal does not reach 1600 Pennsylvannia Avenue,,,?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: rocket scientist, 9/24/2013 1:22:04 AM     (No. 9534054)

So we learn this corrupt Bee gets to retire with full benefits and a gold-plated pension paid for by the taxpayers. Abolish the IRS now!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ColoWapiti, 9/24/2013 1:26:27 AM     (No. 9534055)

Under the bus you go!

Look for hidden, newly opened bank accounts.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: steveW, 9/24/2013 1:27:32 AM     (No. 9534056)

"Neglect of duties" is more like what Dear Leader and Miss Hillary practiced, resulting in the Benghazi murders. And abuse of power is what they executed in covering-up their neglect of duty.

At the very least, Dear Leader enabled a criminal abuse of power at the IRS. At the very least. And to claim he knew nothing about it doesn´t even qualify as laughingly absurd. But scapegoats, like Lerner, are apparently being fed to that percent of the public that has remained sentient, and it is clear no Republican has the guts to administer a Watergate-style investigation or ouster of the president.

Anyway, goodbye to anti-American weasel Lerner.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: veritas, 9/24/2013 2:09:54 AM     (No. 9534066)

Want to bet she hung around long enough to get an even-fatter pension?

[Is it true she asked for her last couple of paychecks not as direct deposit, but in Travelers Cheques? Anybody know?]

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Spidey, 9/24/2013 4:02:20 AM     (No. 9534080)

No doubt she got a nice parting gift from the taxpayers frced to sign a non disclosure form to make sure word never gets out on who ordered her to stall conservative applications.

My guess is the operative statement around the WH is nobody can lay a glove on us.Co-opt,bully or bribe.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: bifgroovey, 9/24/2013 5:18:02 AM     (No. 9534097)

Still, at the same time - you know she was forced out ("Lois I can I see you in my office?"). She had to be seething knowing she was caught Marxist red handed.

Liberals react to truth like a vampire in the sun. It burns.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: volksford, 9/24/2013 5:18:31 AM     (No. 9534099)

Comrade Lerner may receive the Order of Lenin for this great sacrifice !

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Reply 15 - Posted by: judy, 9/24/2013 6:30:48 AM     (No. 9534124)

My guess is Hillary will hire her. I´m curious how much taxpayer parting bonus she received.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Trigger2, 9/24/2013 7:37:35 AM     (No. 9534215)

Retire today with full benefits; get hired tomorrow by Barry in some other worthless goobermint organization. That´s how it works.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Rinktum, 9/24/2013 7:41:08 AM     (No. 9534219)

Political hacks like Lois Lerner don´t retire. They just head on down to K Street and haul in the big bucks. She is laughing all the way to the bank because she knows the Republicans don´t have the will to go after her criminally. It´s good to be a corrupt democrat. The pay and benefits are great and you are never held accountable for criminal wrongdoing.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 9/24/2013 7:41:37 AM     (No. 9534220)

I´m glad that´s over! Her staff must have run those 15 shredders 24 hours a day to get rid of all her stuff. Hint: Next time you need a ´´fall guy´´ try to get a guy.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 9/24/2013 8:08:19 AM     (No. 9534255)

more than 30 years in ´´gov´t service´´. that´s going to be some whopper pension...

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Reply 20 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 9/24/2013 8:33:50 AM     (No. 9534286)

Strike while the iron is hot and dissolve the IRS. Prosecute this hack, Lerner, and make and example of her. Jail time not retirement is what she should get.
There are approximately ninety thousand IRS workers reduced it to one and give him/her a small broom closet size office with one copier, fax and paper shredder. Do the same for the DEA,ATF,SEC,EPA and all.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: RCFlyer98, 9/24/2013 8:36:18 AM     (No. 9534288)

Can´t release information on her "firing" because of its personal nature? What? We need to demand the "personal information" and details of her firing, so-called separation package. She had no problem to have my "personal information". I want hers!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Wakeupcall, 9/24/2013 9:00:43 AM     (No. 9534327)

The IRS, nay, the entire government is full of
Lois G. Lerne´s. They have been infiltrating all government agencies since the early 1900´s. The Marxist democrat control of government for over 88% of those years guaranteed these people acceptance into the ranks of the embedded bureaucracy.

Where are the special prosecutors appointed to investigate and jail these Marxist communists.

If the republican leadership do not appoint a special prosecutor they are as guilty as the Marxist communist and our government needs to be turned upside down and shaken to the core.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: saurkrut, 9/24/2013 9:18:33 AM     (No. 9534351)

FTA #...marks the first government official to pay a significant price in the scandal..." What significant price would that be? Having the option to retire with benefits is not paying a significant price. Jail time needs to part of this woman´s retirement future!

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 9/24/2013 9:37:09 AM     (No. 9534389)

She wants to ´spend more time with her family´. In an undisclosed location. Dodging subpoenas.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Freeloader, 9/24/2013 9:39:44 AM     (No. 9534394)

Lois Lerner is retiring with full benefits after taking the fifth?:

"The Democrat Party Card...Don´t Leave Home Without It."

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Reply 26 - Posted by: Old Army Vet, 9/24/2013 9:47:27 AM     (No. 9534410)

She should be retiring to a federal prison cell somewhere, preferably Ft. Leavenworth Kansas.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: bobn.t, 9/24/2013 10:21:05 AM     (No. 9534458)

Her retirement = $132,750 annually

Not bad for a lying criminal.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: stryker714, 9/24/2013 10:21:52 AM     (No. 9534459)

Ed Henry, white house correspondent for Fox, was on The Five Monday. Almost every word out of his mouth was defending Obama and team. What was up with that?! He echoed the spend more time with family bs. Opinion of Fox fell with that guy. There are enough brain-washed Obama lackeys as it is and we don´t need another.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 9/24/2013 10:36:20 AM     (No. 9534483)

Congress, or somebody with a spine and love of justice, really needs to put a legal stomp on this woman. I know that the fad in DC is to look the other way, but this is just ridiculous.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Don Scott, 9/24/2013 10:39:25 AM     (No. 9534487)

The Big Zero "got rid of her". What she (and he) deserve is jail time.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: nevernaught, 9/24/2013 11:29:01 AM     (No. 9534573)

The headline should read, ´paroled after serving time in jail´.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: peterfleming, 9/24/2013 12:22:05 PM     (No. 9534695)

The elite get the best protection, the best of care, to set the example for the next run
of lying four flushers, con government artists, like the elite Lois Lerner. The lesson we learn, is a form of horrifying propaganda that would make Lenin, Stalin and Hitler smile. The lesson is, you can do
any kind of wrong if you are working for us in a tyranny, and we want to instill fear into the masses by showing the masses what the elite can get away with untouched. That is the basis of a successful fear campaign.
Lois Lerner is an example of propaganda.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: Butch59, 9/24/2013 1:19:54 PM     (No. 9534812)

It´s actually extremely cleat that Lerner was doing what someone in the WH told her to do. She´s been a Dim hack for her entire career. Of course, that someone in the WH would not be Obozo. He is always positioned in such a way that it can be safely denied that he had anything to do with this. My guess is Jarret. She´s the one that gives out the orders.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 9/24/2013 6:28:28 PM     (No. 9535290)

She´s in the Won´t-Be-A-Witness Protection Program.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: bmw50, 9/24/2013 10:01:06 PM     (No. 9535533)

Because she served her masters well and took one for the party, she will be well compensated... at taxpayer expense.

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Toddlers show racial bias when picking playmates, a study reveals. They also take account of how fairly others behave. Researchers tested the reaction of white 15-month-olds as toys were distributed. Two white adults divided the toys, one equally and the other unequally. Seventy per cent of the toddlers chose to play with the researcher who distributed the toys fairly. But in a second test, when one researcher favoured a white recipient over an Asian one, they picked the ‘fair’ researcher less often, the journal Frontiers in Psychology reports. And the babies are more likely to help those who share the same ethnicity, which is known as

Obama Selects First Openly Gay
Episcopal Bishop to Lead Easter Prayer

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Mediaite, by Andrew Kirell    Original Article
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President Obama pulled a surprise move Monday at the White House’s Easter Prayer Breakfast when he selected Gene Robinson to lead the closing prayer. Robinson is famously known as the first openly gay Episcopal bishop. Talking Points Memo’s Tom Kludt spotted the following tweet from Robinson, who was in attendance: (Tweet) Robinson, 66, became diocesan bishop of New Hampshire in March 2004. He retired in January 2013 and is currently a senior fellow at the progressive

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