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(Examiner)   You can retire, but you can't hide. Newly-released emails of IRS' Lois Lerner reportedly show that she committed a felony by sending private information about those conservative groups to the FEC. That's a no-no, of course   (examiner.com) divider line 55
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2013-11-02 10:56:13 AM  
5 votes:

Uranus Is Huge!: My personal favorite sentence FTA: "The information contained income, the employee's pay amounts, and income."


They like income.
2013-11-02 11:00:33 AM  
4 votes:

spcMike: This guy in the comments needs help

Ihatelibs: Just like her ARROGANT CRIMINAL MASSA OBOGUS. He TOO is a Felon and BEYOND. FRAUD ILLEGAL KENYA TRAITOR


Nice.  Obogus.  I haven't seen that one before.  It would be spiffier if it was befarted, though.  Fartbogus!  There we go.
2013-11-02 01:26:41 PM  
3 votes:

ghare: and who is a professional


i have at least four geds in typing some numbers into google and then reading a law
2013-11-02 12:05:18 PM  
3 votes:
There's one in the fartlight, he don't fart right to me, get him up against the potato.

Ah-gainst! The! Potato!
2013-11-02 11:51:40 AM  
3 votes:

skullkrusher: Doctor Funkenstein: skullkrusher: jaytkay: "...according to the Washington Examiner and a host of media sources..."

[imageshack.us image 250x272]

it's like a badge of honor for you guys. Amazing.

To weigh the merits of the source before making judgment to better ensure that the information we're considering isn't tantamount to the testimony of a third grader that claims to be good friends with Sasquatch.  Yeah, kinda.

not really - actually, what a thinking person does is find facts to refute the information. What you do is pretend the information doesn't exist because it is from a biased source.
It doesn't make the information go away nor does it make it any more or less true.


Your basic premise is sound, but doesn't scale in practice. In the real world once a source has proven itself unreliable multiple times it is perfectly reasonable to no longer give them the benefit of the doubt and stop wasting your own time proving it over and over.

TL:DR; I don't bother fact checking the homeless guy that jacks off behind the Chick Filet and yells about McDonald's being owned by vampires. At least not anymore.
2013-11-02 10:52:48 AM  
3 votes:
My personal favorite sentence FTA: "The information contained income, the employee's pay amounts, and income."
2013-11-02 10:49:08 AM  
3 votes:
This guy in the comments needs help

Ihatelibs: Just like her ARROGANT CRIMINAL MASSA OBOGUS. He TOO is a Felon and BEYOND. FRAUD ILLEGAL KENYA TRAITOR
2013-11-02 04:45:36 PM  
2 votes:
i mean what even you libby libs have to admit is that liberals have butts

and poop comes from those butts

and poop is icky
2013-11-02 04:31:29 PM  
2 votes:

elchip: The IRS has become Obama's Stasi at this point.

(I saw an actual comment on Politico saying that a few weeks ago.)


For a moment there I thought you'd accidentally logged in as your alter-ego. . .
2013-11-02 01:04:43 PM  
2 votes:
skullkrusher is the guy who, on the third and fourth times crying wolf, is rushing over to see the wolf while everyone else is back at the bar drinking.
2013-11-02 11:43:43 AM  
2 votes:

skullkrusher: hey, at least you actually looked at the facts to make this determination.


I'm curious. When Alex Jones goes on a bender about FEMA camps and black helicopters, do you ask yourself, "Hmmm. Maybe he's got a point this time."
2013-11-02 11:32:04 AM  
2 votes:

skullkrusher: Monkeyhouse Zendo: spcMike: This guy in the comments needs help

Ihatelibs: Just like her ARROGANT CRIMINAL MASSA OBOGUS. He TOO is a Felon and BEYOND. FRAUD ILLEGAL KENYA TRAITOR

Oh wow, that guy's brain is seriously misfiring. I wonder if he has physical ticks too.

it's not the best commenter handle but unfortunately skullkrusher was already taken there.


Ahhh, Republicans. Without their burning hatred of libs, they would just blow away, like dust on the wind.

/Libs means "people smarter than you"
2013-11-02 11:03:44 AM  
2 votes:

Doctor Funkenstein: spcMike: This guy in the comments needs help

Ihatelibs: Just like her ARROGANT CRIMINAL MASSA OBOGUS. He TOO is a Felon and BEYOND. FRAUD ILLEGAL KENYA TRAITOR

Nice.  Obogus.  I haven't seen that one before.  It would be spiffier if it was befarted, though.  Fartbogus!  There we go.


Obogus? Didn't that guy play with GWAR?
2013-11-02 10:54:09 AM  
2 votes:
"...according to the Washington Examiner and a host of media sources..."

imageshack.us
2013-11-02 10:23:23 AM  
2 votes:
My last straws.

Grasp at them, Teabaggers.   Grasp at them.
2013-11-02 10:15:21 AM  
2 votes:
TheWhoppah:
This shiat again?

No, this shiat still.

No, stalling for a year or three, then saying "that's old news" doesn't work any more, especially when you keep on doing the same things...
2013-11-03 07:40:29 PM  
1 votes:

lantawa: Study it out.


imageshack.us
2013-11-03 12:14:40 PM  
1 votes:
Sure here are some facts to support my premise, just because your cause is noble, you are not exempt from math:

As of Jan 1 no matter what, everyone is going to be required to have health care whether you want it or not and the people that are sick more often or have preexisting conditions are going to have the same price for insurance as someone that is perfectly healthy and spends less in healthcare. When this large group is being added at the same price as the average person, everyone's insurance is going up, despite what Obama said... The passion to get everyone health insurance is going to cost everyone more because this addition causes the average per person healthcare cost to go up This is math. People that get their own insurance are seeing this now, employer insurance is going to see it next year. The only people whose insurance is not going to go up is those that are already don't pay anything. Requiring a 60 year old single man to get insurance for mammograms does not make sense, but this ACA law knows what is best for us. Subsidies for people making less than $30K hurts the middle class as their premiums go up thousands of dollars.

The problem with the government being everything to everybody, when someone is working and paying taxes they are an income producer by paying taxes, when they are receiving checks they are a debt for the government. As the balance moves more people to being debts rather than providing income, the revenue becomes negative. That is math and is unsustainable, so rather than encouraging these people to be beneficial to the country as income producers, it is easier to just demand more income from those that do work at a higher rate.
2013-11-03 09:43:13 AM  
1 votes:
I would argue because Democrats don't understand the concept of Math they are running this country in to the ground and are going to really disillusion the "rich" that make over 30K a year. The principles of Democrats are admirable but typically they are far removed from reality.

Due to the principles of a free democracy and the fact that we have been at odds war with so many communist countries people rightfully fear a move toward these socialist principles. Semantics or not we were founded on a free democracy and had been one of the most admired countries in the world. Through this administration more people have been dependent on the goverment than ever. Personal Responsibilty is taxed as the lazy find it easier to get benefits.

I am not saying all entitlement programs are bad, they have just become far too extensive and the math does not work for those that do work hard. The votes though for the politicians are great though.

Fixed it so the point is not missed.
2013-11-03 09:25:08 AM  
1 votes:

jso2897: youmightberight: d23: bigsteve3OOO: It hurts to admit that the progressive leadership is as dirty as the GOP.  The worst part must be that they never pass any law that actually takes money from the rich and gives to the poor.  Look at Obama care.  The 1% are not impacted to the extent that the middle class person is.  Why is that?  Could it be that they work for the same masters as the GOP?  I think so.

There isn't any "progressive" leaders in the Congress... except maybe Bernie Sanders.  That's why constant cries of "socialism" are so pathetic.  No one wants a socialistic society in the U.S., and that includes Sanders.  Intelegent social programs, yes, Socialism or Socialism by force (Communism), no.

Sooo.....

You want socialist programs......

But that's not socialism.

What because we only half-assed it?

You may not view them as one in the same because its "just one" program (at a time). By the time we go through 60years of just one program we're at socialism. Yeah it wasn't as dramatic as flipping a switch over night but the end results are the same.

So I ask you, if someone just wants to add a socialist program, could they not be considered as contributing to socialism and therefore a socialist?

Works for terrorist....

The fact that you regard "socialist" to be a dirty word is your problem - not the rest of society's.
Your obsession with semantics doesn't concern me - or any intelligent person. The Right is failing in America because they are too dumb to figure that out.
The McCarthy-ites got their asses stomped in the late fifties because they made the same mistake - thinking that yelling "communist" at everything they didn't like would convince normal people - it doesn't.
It only convinces those mental defectives who are prone to radical-right dogma to begin with.


I would argue because Democrats don't understand the concept of Math they are running this country in to the ground and are going to really disillusion the "rich" that make over 30K a year. The principles of Democrats are admirable but typically they are far removed from reality.
Due to the principles of a free democracy and the fact that we have been at odds war with so many communist countries people rightfully fear a move toward these socialist principles. Semantics or not we were founded on a free democracy and had been one of the most admired countries in the world. Through this administration more people have been dependent on the goverment than ever. Personal Responsibilty is taxed as the lazy find it easier to get benefits.

On a side I am not saying all entitlement programs are bad, they have just become far too extensive and the math does not work for those that do work hard. The votes though for the politicians are great though.
2013-11-03 06:22:11 AM  
1 votes:

Animatronik: jso2897: jjorsett: ghare: skullkrusher: Monkeyhouse Zendo: spcMike: This guy in the comments needs help

Ihatelibs: Just like her ARROGANT CRIMINAL MASSA OBOGUS. He TOO is a Felon and BEYOND. FRAUD ILLEGAL KENYA TRAITOR

Oh wow, that guy's brain is seriously misfiring. I wonder if he has physical ticks too.

it's not the best commenter handle but unfortunately skullkrusher was already taken there.

Ahhh, Republicans. Without their burning hatred of libs, they would just blow away, like dust on the wind.

/Libs means "people smarter than you"

Well, people who THINK they're smarter than you. And better than you. Which goes a long way toward explaining Obamacare.

I think there are people in the world who actually ARE smarter - than you or me both.
Do you even acknowledge that there are people who are smarter, and know better than you?

There's no doubt that you would acknowledge that there are people way smarter than you are, who know better than you, and that they are in the W.H. creating a better future for you, working hard for that....

Beginning with that website that they are personally responsible for.


I'm not surprised at your response - it's always the defectives who think they have no intellectual superiors.
It's the inbreeding of white racists - makes 'em get stupider every generation..
2013-11-02 04:32:49 PM  
1 votes:

elchip: The IRS has become Obama's Stasi at this point.

(I saw an actual comment on Politico saying that a few weeks ago.)


Also, what's wrong with being Stasi?

img5.bdbphotos.com
2013-11-02 03:31:03 PM  
1 votes:
So somebody actually seriously thinks the moral of the parable of the Boy Who Cried Wolf is that if some asshole repeatedly lies to you, and says there's a wolf and it's really a toy poodle or nothing, you are supposed to believe him every time, because someday there really will be a wolf.
Like Cosby said: brain damage.

Just as an aside - the moral of that parable is that you SHOULDN'T BE A LYING ASSHOLE.
2013-11-02 03:04:33 PM  
1 votes:
mjm323s: in the Washington Times Article I posted earlier, additional information was being requested and a case can still be building.Sexy chicken. I can't quit you.
2013-11-02 03:03:21 PM  
1 votes:

HeadLever: Also much of the reason Democrats seemingly snatched defeat from the jaws of victory after that government shutdown debacle.


"POSTSCRIPT: There's also a very weird result (on slide 20) showing that voters in Republican districts are more eager for their representatives to work with President Obama than voters in Democratic districts. I have no idea what to make of this. In fact, it's so strange that it makes me wonder if there's something wrong with this poll. "

Thank you for contributing.
2013-11-02 02:38:15 PM  
1 votes:

skullkrusher: I've just handed you the actual emails so you can decide for yourself? OK, like I said. Badge of honor.


"Decide for yourself" isn't a concept we apply to whether felonies have been committed.
2013-11-02 02:29:14 PM  
1 votes:

mjm323s: Mark Levin a democrat.


lolwut?

You mean this guy?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Levin
2013-11-02 02:20:19 PM  
1 votes:

skullkrusher: verbal_jizm: skullkrusher: verbal_jizm: skullkrusher: jaytkay: skullkrusher: Doctor Funkenstein: skullkrusher: jaytkay: "...according to the Washington Examiner and a host of media sources..."

[imageshack.us image 250x272]

it's like a badge of honor for you guys. Amazing.


...

a couple of clicks is all it took to get to the source of the info. Why don't you go through that and debunk the claims?

another wall of the echo chamber

PDF of the source emails and faxes

place this in the "birther and other nonsense" pile.

like I said. Badge of honor.


i1277.photobucket.com
2013-11-02 02:19:07 PM  
1 votes:

ChicagOpinion: When the libs don't like a story, they criticize the source - knowing the source won't be a major source because they're all in bed with Obama.


Issa must also be in bed with Obama then.  Now excuse me while I scrub my brain of that image.
2013-11-02 02:17:23 PM  
1 votes:
When the libs don't like a story, they criticize the source - knowing the source won't be a major source because they're all in bed with Obama.  People responsible for electing this administration into office for another four years typically refuse to believe that the current government is as crooked as any of them have been in the past.  There is something to be said about the great integrety of people who will admit when they've farked up.  Libs just won't do that - and usually because they're uninformed.
2013-11-02 12:43:31 PM  
1 votes:

RyogaM: I'll wait for an indictment to be made before I'll even try to independently determine the legality or illegality of the acts alleged, and I'm an attorney.  Good luck to all you non-lawyer, internet investigators in your attempt to determine what laws were violated by which acts by which parties.  You're going to need it.


Local man upset over what he thinks the law says?
2013-11-02 12:43:19 PM  
1 votes:

Ontos: cameroncrazy1984: What is this I don't even

Let me clear it up for you:  Apparently, high ranking officials were committing felonies and lying about it.  But hey, no big deal because Bush and racism and stuff, right?

Do try and keep up, kiddo.


Really? The article said that? No big deal because Bush and racism and stuff? Good thing I didn't read it.
2013-11-02 12:21:26 PM  
1 votes:

DoctorCal: dr_blasto: Is it because Larry Klayman's fevered brain says it is illegal and he references an inapplicable law so he must know or something?

Klayman isn't with JW any longer.


Is he in a mental institution?
2013-11-02 11:53:55 AM  
1 votes:

cameroncrazy1984: What is this I don't even


Let me clear it up for you:  Apparently, high ranking officials were committing felonies and lying about it.  But hey, no big deal because Bush and racism and stuff, right?

Do try and keep up, kiddo.
2013-11-02 11:52:53 AM  
1 votes:

Doctor Funkenstein: skullkrusher: Doctor Funkenstein: skullkrusher: jaytkay: "...according to the Washington Examiner and a host of media sources..."

[imageshack.us image 250x272]

it's like a badge of honor for you guys. Amazing.

To weigh the merits of the source before making judgment to better ensure that the information we're considering isn't tantamount to the testimony of a third grader that claims to be good friends with Sasquatch.  Yeah, kinda.

not really - actually, what a thinking person does is find facts to refute the information. What you do is pretend the information doesn't exist because it is from a biased source.
It doesn't make the information go away nor does it make it any more or less true.

Fair enough.  Let's assume the facts as presented are accurate.  The article claims the following:

This is a felony as Section 6103 of the Internal Revenue Code dictates that an IRS official - which Lerner was at the time - may not disclose either income tax return information or taxpayer income tax return information - not even to another governmental agency.

Section 6103 directs thusly:

(i) Disclosure to Federal officers or employees for administration of Federal laws not relating to tax administration (1) Disclosure of returns and return information for use in criminal investigations (A) In general
Except as provided in paragraph (6), any return or return information with respect to any specified taxable period or periods shall, pursuant to and upon the grant of an ex parte order by a Federal district court judge or magistrate judge under subparagraph (B), be open (but only to the extent necessary as provided in such order) to inspection by, or disclosure to, officers and employees of any Federal agency who are personally and directly engaged in-
(i) preparation for any judicial or administrative proceeding pertaining to the enforcement of a specifically designated Federal criminal statute (not involving tax administration) to which the United States or such age ...


QUIT RUINING THE OUTRAGE NARRATIVE!

Not like the TEAhaddists will ever read it, and even if they did they would claim the law means what they say it means. You know, just like the Constitution and history.
2013-11-02 11:47:02 AM  
1 votes:
skullkrusher

Well, I failed hard on that, so you're just going to have to imagine Sanchez going face first into some lineman's ass.
2013-11-02 11:39:17 AM  
1 votes:

skullkrusher: jaytkay: "...according to the Washington Examiner and a host of media sources..."

[imageshack.us image 250x272]

it's like a badge of honor for you guys. Amazing.


Skull, I got to be honest.  You're not always retarded.  You're not a stupid person.

How many times must a source be full of unqualified bullshiat before you dismiss them entirely?  100 times in a row?  1000?  Do you pick up a copy of the Enquirer in the grocery store every week and say to yourself, "Hey, it might be real this time!"
2013-11-02 11:38:33 AM  
1 votes:

grumpyguru: See, this is the problem with fark, the best article doesn't always get greenlit. The actual emails from judicial watch might help.

http://www.judicialwatch.org/wp-conte nt/uploads/2013/10/2325_response - 11.pdf

Kind of hard to deny wrongdoing once you look at it. Warning 176 pages.


STUDY IT OUT!

*snert*
2013-11-02 11:33:18 AM  
1 votes:
Lots of peril sensitive glasses being deployed by Farkers.


NOPE NOPE NOPE NOT GONNA LOOK!!!!!!


If you talk bad about the Obama administration I will report you to the mods and to attackwatch.
2013-11-02 11:28:44 AM  
1 votes:

Monkeyhouse Zendo: spcMike: This guy in the comments needs help

Ihatelibs: Just like her ARROGANT CRIMINAL MASSA OBOGUS. He TOO is a Felon and BEYOND. FRAUD ILLEGAL KENYA TRAITOR

Oh wow, that guy's brain is seriously misfiring. I wonder if he has physical ticks too.


it's not the best commenter handle but unfortunately skullkrusher was already taken there.
2013-11-02 11:24:34 AM  
1 votes:
This is Obama's Gettysburg.
d23 [TotalFark]
2013-11-02 11:11:25 AM  
1 votes:

d23: bigsteve3OOO: It hurts to admit that the progressive leadership is as dirty as the GOP.  The worst part must be that they never pass any law that actually takes money from the rich and gives to the poor.  Look at Obama care.  The 1% are not impacted to the extent that the middle class person is.  Why is that?  Could it be that they work for the same masters as the GOP?  I think so.

There isn't any "progressive" leaders in the Congress... except maybe Bernie Sanders.  That's why constant cries of "socialism" are so pathetic.  No one wants a socialistic society in the U.S., and that includes Sanders.  Intelegent social programs, yes, Socialism or Socialism by force (Communism), no.


and I mis-spelled Intelligent.  Oi vey.
2013-11-02 11:09:26 AM  
1 votes:
LOL, "snowmen". Stupid iPad.
2013-11-02 11:05:40 AM  
1 votes:
What did Obama know about this and when did he know it?
d23 [TotalFark]
2013-11-02 11:05:20 AM  
1 votes:

Fart_Machine: Doctor Funkenstein: spcMike: This guy in the comments needs help

Ihatelibs: Just like her ARROGANT CRIMINAL MASSA OBOGUS. He TOO is a Felon and BEYOND. FRAUD ILLEGAL KENYA TRAITOR

Nice.  Obogus.  I haven't seen that one before.  It would be spiffier if it was befarted, though.  Fartbogus!  There we go.

Obogus? Didn't that guy play with GWAR?


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The face of today's GOP.
2013-11-02 11:03:38 AM  
1 votes:

skullkrusher: jaytkay: "...according to the Washington Examiner and a host of media sources..."

[imageshack.us image 250x272]

it's like a badge of honor for you guys. Amazing.


To weigh the merits of the source before making judgment to better ensure that the information we're considering isn't tantamount to the testimony of a third grader that claims to be good friends with Sasquatch.  Yeah, kinda.
2013-11-02 11:01:22 AM  
1 votes:
Did she have anything to do with Benghazi, because that would be ideal. Let's get Issa on this right away!
2013-11-02 10:47:56 AM  
1 votes:

cirby: TheWhoppah:
This shiat again?

No, this shiat still.

No, stalling for a year or three, then saying "that's old news" doesn't work any more, especially when you keep on doing the same things...


She keeps holding votes to repeal Obamacare?
2013-11-02 10:46:43 AM  
1 votes:

jso2897: TheWhoppah: This shiat again?

Now the shiat has sprinkles on it.


But the sprinkles contain sodium benzoate.


i595.photobucket.com
2013-11-02 10:44:11 AM  
1 votes:

Eddie Barzoom: Eddie Barzoom: Pretty dumb to allege that you committed a felony in your own emails.

What a word salad this headline is. Sarah? Is that you?

It's a little better now I guess. Nice work editor-person.

Guys should I read this article now that the headline is English-esque?


The article is about as well written as the original headline, leading me to suspect that subby has submitted his own blog entry.
2013-11-02 10:29:17 AM  
1 votes:

TheWhoppah: This shiat again?


Now the shiat has sprinkles on it.


But the sprinkles contain sodium benzoate.
2013-11-02 10:22:01 AM  
1 votes:
What is this I don't even
2013-11-02 10:16:46 AM  
1 votes:
One missing comma is all it took to make that very confusing.

Moving on, why is telling the federal election commission things illegal?
2013-11-02 10:15:14 AM  
1 votes:
I don't think subby can count all the way to potato...
2013-11-02 10:06:45 AM  
1 votes:
Pretty dumb to allege that you committed a felony in your own emails.

What a word salad this headline is. Sarah? Is that you?
 
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