McCaskill: Say, that IRS commissioner sure is arrogant, huh?

posted at 2:01 pm on June 24, 2014 by Ed Morrissey

No kidding, but as readers might suspect, that’s not really Sen. Claire McCaskill’s point.  Appearing on Morning Joe today, McCaskill makes the obvious observation against Democratic interests, but only to advance the administration’s narrative. Golly, the argument goes, if John Koskinen weren’t being such an arrogant jerk, there’d be no story here at all!

Um …. sure:

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) said Tuesday that IRS Commissioner John Koskinen has done “a terrible job communicating” in the investigation into Lois Lerner’s missing emails.

“Obviously I think he is doing a terrible job communicating and obviously they made huge mistakes as far as how they’ve retained records and whether or not they’ve been upfront and whether or not those records were available,” McCaskill said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.”

“This guy did a terrible job being arrogant yesterday. We all think of the IRS as being arrogant and he kind of confirmed that,” she added about his performance at a hearing Monday evening before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

Let’s ask ourselves about the application of this arrogance. One might think that a man appointed to run a federal agency under investigation might have taken some time to look into issues like the status of e-mails before promising Congress that they would get access to them all. And one might think that the same man who made that promise would, once he found out that they had been lost, would get back to Congress quickly to let them know about it.  Instead, Koskinen waited two months to inform Congress, and only told them about the six other hard drive crashes other than Lerner’s because Dave Camp specifically asked him whether any other failures and gaps had occurred.

Now, the lack of transparency may just be “a terrible job communicating” and “huge mistakes,” but it’s also reasonable to infer that the IRS has no intention of cooperating with the investigation. Being “arrogant” isn’t just a character trait, but a real problem when it comes to accountability within government, and it argues against the narrative McCaskill pushes here, which is that there’s really nothing to see and everyone should just move along. If there was nothing to see, the IRS would have disclosed all of this up front, instead of starting with a dishonest “apology” to spin the Inspector General report that came out shortly afterward.

So no, the issue here isn’t that citizens organize for social and political purposes and apply for tax-exempt status. It’s that the IRS arrogantly made itself the political-speech police and went after the administration’s political opponents, and that arrogance hasn’t been mitigated one iota ever since. Koskinen just makes it too obvious for McCaskill and her fellow Democrats.


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And…. what? So? What are the consequences?

Back in the Teapot Dome scandal, we had firings, etc. Now? Kabuki theatre!

Heck, if I were the IRS commissioner, I’d be arrogant too. What’s the downside? Nothing is going to happen.

Vanceone on June 24, 2014 at 2:04 PM

And one might think that the same man who made that promise would, once he found out that they had been lost…

So, we’ve stipulated that the emails were, in fact, lost?

What’s ‘lost’ is far worse than the emails, if we continue to let the left set/change the narrative.

Midas on June 24, 2014 at 2:05 PM

Just curious, is anyone here aware of how long the IRS is dragging its feet on 501c3 applications? These have NOTHING to do with politics, get-out-the-vote, etc.

10 months and counting. And my idiot representative and Senators have been contacted and all they can say is “yes, we have heard from many constituents such as yourself; there really isn’t anything we can do.” 2 Rs and 1D

Ask yourself why this is going on…

MistyLane on June 24, 2014 at 2:08 PM

McCaskill: Say, that IRS commissioner sure is arrogant, huh?

Feed your face, you Fat F*ck

ToddPA on June 24, 2014 at 2:09 PM

Does anyone posting on this site know the difference between a client and a server?

corona79 on June 24, 2014 at 2:09 PM

Does anyone posting on this site know the difference between a client and a server?

corona79 on June 24, 2014 at 2:09 PM

Yes. Why?

HiJack on June 24, 2014 at 2:14 PM

Guess we’ll never know if Obama was re-elected by fraudulent means, huh, Claire?

butch on June 24, 2014 at 2:14 PM

http://dailysignal.com/2014/06/24/irs-admits-wrongdoing-pay-50000-leaking-marriage-groups-tax-return/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social

Was Lois and her minions sending out peoples tax info to OTHER GROUPS?

I need a legal beagle to answer: Is that a “predicate” act? When can we invoke RICO on Lerner, OBAMA et al?

Does anyone posting on this site know the difference between a client and a server?

corona79 on June 24, 2014 at 2:09 PM

Ed surely does. I’ve been a software engineer for thirty years architecting multi tier applications, so yeah…

dogsoldier on June 24, 2014 at 2:15 PM

Does anyone posting on this site know the difference between a client and a server?

corona79 on June 24, 2014 at 2:09 PM

The client orders the email. The server delivers it.

BacaDog on June 24, 2014 at 2:16 PM

So, nothing to see here other than the usual arrogance of government bureaucrats huh? No crimes, no smidgen of corruption and no coverup. She sounds just like Obama.

MTF on June 24, 2014 at 2:16 PM

So, we’ve stipulated that the emails were, in fact, lost?

What’s ‘lost’ is far worse than the emails, if we continue to let the left set/change the narrative.

Midas on June 24, 2014 at 2:05 PM

NO We have not stipulated anything of the sort. Those emails still exist. We just need someone with a SPINE to get them.

dogsoldier on June 24, 2014 at 2:16 PM

“This guy did a terrible job being arrogant yesterday.

I disagree. Koskinen nailed arrogant. He also aced lying crap weasel.

Happy Nomad on June 24, 2014 at 2:16 PM

posting, not commenting

corona79 on June 24, 2014 at 2:18 PM

Obviously I think he is doing a terrible job communicating and obviously they made huge mistakes as far as how they’ve retained records

Those aren’t mistakes.

rbj on June 24, 2014 at 2:19 PM

corona79 on June 24, 2014 at 2:18 PM

As I said, Ed surely does. He worked in a call center, so he knows.

dogsoldier on June 24, 2014 at 2:20 PM

Does anyone posting on this site know the difference between a client and a server?

corona79 on June 24, 2014 at 2:09 PM

Server provides the service. The client connects to the server.

In the case of email, the client connects to an email server and pulls down the email messages to a local drive. Those messages may or may now be deleted depending on the type of email service set on server (POP, IMAP, etc).

Chuck Schick on June 24, 2014 at 2:20 PM

corona79 on June 24, 2014 at 2:18 PM

I should have said managed a call center.

dogsoldier on June 24, 2014 at 2:21 PM

Guess we’ll never know if Obama was re-elected by fraudulent means, huh, Claire?

butch on June 24, 2014 at 2:14 PM

She’d be fine with it anyway, because democrats are lawless. All of them. Until dems start howling for 0bama’s impeachment, they are complicit.

CurtZHP on June 24, 2014 at 2:21 PM

Chuck Schick on June 24, 2014 at 2:20 PM

Corona is asking if any of the bloggers know what it is.

dogsoldier on June 24, 2014 at 2:22 PM

Midas on June 24, 2014 at 2:05 PM

And let’s not let them off the hook about when this was discovered, either! Her drive crashed 10 days after receipt of the letter demanding the information. Then, mere weeks afterward, the third-party backup contract was terminated. They knew about this looooong before February of this year!

GWB on June 24, 2014 at 2:23 PM

She and the lizard-Gollum-man s/b in the same cell.

Schadenfreude on June 24, 2014 at 2:25 PM

So who is that arrogant guy’s boss? Why is the boss putting up with an employee who is not doing the job he was hired to do?

Seems like the boss is not doing his job either.

s1im on June 24, 2014 at 2:25 PM

OK, so Ed worked in a call center. None of the posts here have even hinted at the obvious.

I going to put it in bold. capital letters

NOTHING THAT MAY HAVE “ACCIDENTALLY” HAPPENED ON LOIS LERNER’S PC COULD AFFECT THE STATE OF THE EXCHANGE SERVER.

It ain’t rocket science.
Outlook is a client.
Exchanges is a server.

You (an individual) can have Outlook on your office PC, a laptop, an even your home PC. You access the same “inbox” on each because your email is not

corona79 on June 24, 2014 at 2:27 PM

America, today

Schadenfreude on June 24, 2014 at 2:29 PM

Arrogant ? ! . . . . . Nonsense … he’s just “self-assured”.

listens2glenn on June 24, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Those messages may or may now be deleted depending on the type of email service set on server (POP, IMAP, etc).

Chuck Schick on June 24, 2014 at 2:20 PM

And an easy way to figure out if IMAP was used:

Did any IRS employees carry smartphones to connect to email? POP really sucks in that application ‘cuz all the clients you have access to can’t synchronize.

Ergo, they used an IMAP configuration.

Turtle317 on June 24, 2014 at 2:30 PM

[early button press]

You (an individual) can have Outlook on your office PC, a laptop, and even your home PC. You access the same “inbox” on each because your email folders do not reside on a PC/laptop/tablet/workstation/etc in Outlook. They reside on the box running Exchange, which – even several years ag – should have a RAID.
No “whoopsie” there could possibly make the data unrecoverable.

corona79 on June 24, 2014 at 2:30 PM

No crimes, no smidgen of corruption and no coverup. She sounds just like Obama.

MTF on June 24, 2014 at 2:16 PM

She probably took that quote directly from Obama.

“Well hey, it works for the president so why not for me…?”

Aizen on June 24, 2014 at 2:31 PM

corona79 on June 24, 2014 at 2:27 PM

The White House email servers she communicated with also have copies and copies and copies.

That is not what they are hiding. Did you see my link upthread? Ok since no one noticed, here is the deal. What would be more devastating that colluding with King Putt? You might say “nothing.”

ENNNNNHHHHH wrong answer! Wanna try for the lightning round?

No. Worse is an orchestrated program of emailing conservative group’s private IRS tax return information to outside groups who will then use that information to engage in attacks on said conservative groups. Lois and her pals not only sent private tax data to Eric holder, she emailed it out to anyone that would use it.

dogsoldier on June 24, 2014 at 2:33 PM

Again this is all part of the misdirection, obfuscation, and efforts to muddy the waters / discredit the investigation.

Senior executives within the IRS did violate multiple federal laws.

What we don’t know is if these senior executives did so entirely and completely on their own without any external instructions or orders, or if they did so on the basis of external instructions and orders.

For the latter, there is substantial circumstantial evidence that fuels the appearance of the actions being undertaken by those IRS senior executives on the basis of external instructions and orders from both Democrats in Congress and the White House.

There is also substantial circumstantial evidence, based on testimony, the lack of testimony, the lack of some hard evidence, the existence of other hard evidence, and the violations of federal record keeping law, that personnel within the IRS undertook a coordinated and orchestrated effort to cover-up the IRS abuses of power and violations of federal law from the IG and Congressional investigators.

This is augmented by the senior executive strongly believed to be at the center of the abuses of power and some of the federal law violations taking the 5th amendment right against self-incrimination multiple times when this public servant was asked to testify before Congress. It is also augmented by the appearance that the current IRS Commissioner willfully committed perjury in order to obfuscate and misdirect the investigation regarding the status of public records under subpoena by Congressional investigators.

To deny that there were violations of federal law, or that circumstantial and tangential actions / evidence exist which do nothing to exonerate the IRS or those senior executives, is to willfully suspend common sense to political ideology and expediency.

Athos on June 24, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Let us make sure we don’t just limit ourselves in scope to just Lerner’s emails. The emails of six OTHER senior IRS employees whose mail was also subpoenaed ALSO disappeared.

So accepting for a moment that one disk crash is likely and one person’s emails were lost, all SIX?

Issa should call each of those other six employees in one at a time to ensure the real scope of this problem is seen. People are concentrating on Lerner’s emails to draw attention away from the full scope of this, in my opinion.

crosspatch on June 24, 2014 at 2:39 PM

“This guy did a terrible job being arrogant yesterday. We all think of the IRS as being arrogant and he kind of confirmed that,” she added about his performance at a hearing Monday evening before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

I’ve got to wonder if Lerner has her own “Richard Windsor” account like so many other Obama officials who don’t want their incriminating e-mails come to light.

Happy Nomad on June 24, 2014 at 2:39 PM

Get a list of who she emailed and then start reverse engineering from there. But then, I bet there wouldn’t be a smidgen of anything corrupt from there either. However, it might force enough government computers to CRASH to tangle up some of their plans.

UnderstandingisPower on June 24, 2014 at 2:43 PM

I’ve got to wonder if Lerner has her own “Richard Windsor” account …

Happy Nomad on June 24, 2014 at 2:39 PM

I wondered this on another thread yesterday.
Also, subpoena her Blackberry, the flash card in it, and Verizon. The device syncs with her email. Unless she uses a pager!

freedomfirst on June 24, 2014 at 2:44 PM

Does anyone posting on this site know the difference between a client and a server?

corona79 on June 24, 2014 at 2:09 PM

Client = john
Server = pimp

redzap on June 24, 2014 at 2:45 PM

So accepting for a moment that one disk crash is likely and one person’s emails were lost, all SIX?

Make that 7 crosspatch… Lerner + six.

So SEVEN of the top IRS senior employees had catastrophic computer failures TWO YEARS AGO, and no one knew that until April? AND Commissioner Arrogance just found out about it? Why wasn’t the whole IT department FIRED at the time? What other info did they lose? Just the emails?

So many, many questions. So little time!

UnderstandingisPower on June 24, 2014 at 2:46 PM

Turtle317

dogsoldier

corona79

Question for you all, would it matter if the “phone” used to access you’re email is a BlackBerry or another type? Because IIRC up until last year the feds used BB’s as the phone of choice due to BB having a secure email server. I think thats what I read somewhere last year when the fed’s where talking about transitioning to iPhones. And, if they did use BB’s, would BB have copies of the emails on their servers?

D-fusit on June 24, 2014 at 2:47 PM

crosspatch on June 24, 2014 at 2:39 PM

He has to drag in the IT people and send in a team of forensic PC specialists to the IRS data center. and then the WH data center and the actual places the backups are stored.

Everything the IRS has told congress about this case is misdirection, smoke, mirrors and red herring to obscure, obfuscate and hide the FACTS.

dogsoldier on June 24, 2014 at 2:50 PM

D-fusit on June 24, 2014 at 2:47 PM

As far as I know Exchange only gives you copies. If your BB falls out of your pocket and someone steps on it, you go to IT and they give you a new one and when you log in, your email is there.

I sometimes connect to work remotely and use the Outlook web client address provided to me. My pc at work is shut off, but I have access to all my email and even the archived messages.

dogsoldier on June 24, 2014 at 2:54 PM

This statement by Koskinen is interesting to me:

“I knew that I had been told there was an issue that no one knew the ramifications of … someone said there’s an odd development in the way that the emails are showing up,”

What does this mean exactly? How does the exchange server know that a local PST file is corrupted or missing? My guess is that it doesn’t. In fact I suspect the exchange administrator saw the mailbox store on the server side go from 2GB in size to 256 KB in size indicating someone just moved their entire inbox to their local PST file. Of course, if they use the Enterprise edition of exchange the mailbox store size restriction is larger. Also, what steps were taken to track down these “issues” and what was found wrong with the server?

Next, we know the entire drive that had the PST file failed and was destroyed after recovery attempts failed to restore the lost data. So, only the emails in question were in the PST file on the disk? No other PST files or anything else? Maybe she provided a list of everything that was stored on the drive.

It really sounds to me like someone who doesn’t know how corporate email systems work tried to cover some tracks – download email from mailbox store to local PST and then destroy drive. Easy to do with DBAN. When it was learned there was an external email archiving system in place the contract promptly gets canceled.

I’m sure a competent IT tech tasked with recovering her email could have restored the exchange server(s) from tape to a virtual environment and reconstructed the mailbox from there. At the very minimum I would expect them to call the external email archiving solution provider.

Perhaps this has all been discussed before.

Eleven on June 24, 2014 at 2:55 PM

dogsoldier Thanks

D-fusit on June 24, 2014 at 2:57 PM

Does anyone posting on this site know the difference between a client and a server?

corona79 on June 24, 2014 at 2:09 PM
Ed surely does. I’ve been a software engineer for thirty years architecting multi tier applications, so yeah…

dogsoldier on June 24, 2014 at 2:15 PM

Yes, and I’ve written about this several times over the past ten days, too. I didn’t rehash it in this post, but do a search on “server” and you’ll find the references.

Ed Morrissey on June 24, 2014 at 2:59 PM

D-fusit on June 24, 2014 at 2:57 PM

Welcome.

Eleven on June 24, 2014 at 2:55 PM

I don’t believe they are using tape. I practically fall on the floor every time I hear that.

If they are actually using tape and they plan to handle ZeroCare™
we are looking at an epicclusterfarcnado™ of galactic proportions.

dogsoldier on June 24, 2014 at 3:01 PM

What amazes me is how free these people feel to give the middle finger to Republicans in Congress. It’s obvious the White House has given everyone testifying before House oversight committees free rein to be as arrogant and obnoxious and obstructive as possible.

‘You don’t want to go there, buddy!’

jclittlep on June 24, 2014 at 3:01 PM

It’s the verbaluce defense: any possible action is proof positive that there’s no there there.

gwelf on June 24, 2014 at 3:03 PM

McCaskill: Say, that IRS commissioner sure is arrogant, huh?

…says the cow that chews choom -chooms cud!

JugEarsButtHurt on June 24, 2014 at 3:06 PM

It’s never about the reality with Democrats. It’s always about how they explain it. If they just use the right words everybody will understand and love them.

crankyoldlady on June 24, 2014 at 3:09 PM

I think I will not paymy taxes for this year[I have an extension} and will then claim that I paid it on line. They must have lost it.

retiredeagle on June 24, 2014 at 3:16 PM

I don’t believe they are using tape. I practically fall on the floor every time I hear that.

I can’t imagine they would be using tape either. Then again, we are having a surreal conversation about things that would not happen in a properly managed IT environment so…

Did they ever clarify what they were using? Ultrium LTO?

Eleven on June 24, 2014 at 3:17 PM

IRS Admits Guilt In Illegal Release Of Conservative Organization’s Private Tax Info
Jail. I want jail for those involved, and not just for the flunkies at the bottom. At least there’s an admission of guilt, but if all they have to pay is for all this is money, isn’t it our money to begin with, so what is that? Via WFB:

The IRS has agreed to pay $50,000 in damages to the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) for unlawfully releasing its private information to a gay rights group that is a political rival, the Daily Signal has learned.

http://weaselzippers.us/191086-irs-admits-guilt-in-illegal-release-of-conservative-organizations-private-tax-info/

DinaRehn on June 24, 2014 at 3:20 PM

Note – there’s been no claim of an “accident” on the server, or that Lois Lerner intentionally deleted the email messages in question (… and yes, “deleted” does not mean “destroyed”)

So, until we hear otherwise, they’re there – “there” being on the iron running Exchange, and whatever backups may still exist. That of course is not considering the recipients of / senders to Lois Lerner, some of whom were also bureaucrats. Other than the six already reported, why haven’t we heard of their “accidental” hard drive crashes?

corona79 on June 24, 2014 at 3:22 PM

Eleven on June 24, 2014 at 3:17 PM

No tech detail whatsoever. I don’t know the director’s technical competence but it appears remarkably low. He may have said tapes not actually knowing what he was talking about.

With all the money spent on their data center the notion they use tape is ludicrous.

dogsoldier on June 24, 2014 at 3:23 PM

So, until we hear otherwise, they’re there – “there” being on the iron running Exchange, and whatever backups may still exist. That of course is not considering the recipients of / senders to Lois Lerner, some of whom were also bureaucrats. Other than the six already reported, why haven’t we heard of their “accidental” hard drive crashes?

corona79 on June 24, 2014 at 3:22 PM

They have a requirement for offsite backups. I know IT folks ignore that sort of thing all the time don’t they? /s

dogsoldier on June 24, 2014 at 3:24 PM

NEWS FLASH:
cause of healthcare.gov failures discovered !!!11eleventy!!11!!!

Meanie Republicans were using an old version of Internet Explorer in order to crash IIS.

corona79 on June 24, 2014 at 3:26 PM

As I was watching the testimony last night, I couldn’t help but be reminded of this scene from Strange Brew. http://youtu.be/5_noilU08ro

Rather appropriate?

zhohlz on June 24, 2014 at 3:29 PM

Lol, conservatives are always so clueless.
Guys, you lost this war in 1946, when Eisenhower did not back the repeal of the New Deal. The New Deal created the administrative state, which was largely independent of Congress except for funding. But funding has almost NEVER been cut for regulatory agencies because the agencies hold all the power, are backed by leftists and the media, and bureaucrats can never be fired.
So, realize how steep the hill is before you attempt to climb it. This is not a ‘new’ thing in the age of Obama. Bureaucrats have been ruling the country since 1933. If Congress (with any party) had balls, the House would use its Purse power to rule the roost, but it doesn’t, BY DESIGN.

flawedskull on June 24, 2014 at 3:45 PM

Guys, you lost this war in 1946, when Eisenhower did not back the repeal of the New Deal. The New Deal created the administrative state, which was largely independent of Congress except for funding. But funding has almost NEVER been cut for regulatory agencies because the agencies hold all the power, are backed by leftists and the media, and bureaucrats can never be fired.
So, realize how steep the hill is before you attempt to climb it. This is not a ‘new’ thing in the age of Obama. Bureaucrats have been ruling the country since 1933. If Congress (with any party) had balls, the House would use its Purse power to rule the roost, but it doesn’t, BY DESIGN.

flawedskull on June 24, 2014 at 3:45 PM

I agree with this to a large extent. Congress has no problem giving away its power to agencies, because then they don’t have to make decisions, and if constituents don’t like an agency decision, the congressman can say “I think that decision is wrong too, that lousy agency, I’ll write a letter on your behalf”.

We need constitutional amendments to address agency law. We need to require congressional action voting up/down all regulations. We need a requirement that if a director of an agency does not comply with a subpoena, they automatically lose their job and can never work for the federal gov’t again.

We need a rule that any federal employee that pleads the 5th before congress loses their job and can never work for the federal gov’t again.

We need to reform the federal civil service to make hiring, firing, demoting, etc. much, much easier and less time-consuming or costly. And, of course, no federal employee unions.

And much, much more.

The agencies are out of control and their is no oversight, no checks and balances, and the last 4 years has proven that even congress has no control or oversight of the agencies any longer.

Monkeytoe on June 24, 2014 at 3:58 PM

Falco – Der Kommissar (The Commissioner)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7nPmzSKN4Pk

canopfor on June 24, 2014 at 4:47 PM

None of the political groups should be using non-for-profit?…

Okay… so all the interest groups lose their tax free status…

Does she understand that includes all the environmental groups, all the racial groups such as the NAACP that would suddenly have to start paying taxes, etc etc etc.

because they all get involved in politics… and if that means they lose non-profit status then really that blade is going to cut both ways and cut deep.

I really don’t think they understand the extent of how that law would be applied.

Don’t get me wrong, I’m fine with it so long as its evenly applied. But who can say.

Karmashock on June 24, 2014 at 4:49 PM

Unless and until some of these criminals start getting put in the lockup–preferably in GenPop, where they’ll have to hold the soap extra hard–the House can grandstand all it wants, and nothing will change.

If this whole disgusting spectacle isn’t all the evidence Americans need to abolish the income tax and get rid of the IRS once and for all, nothing will be.

Archangel Nation on June 24, 2014 at 4:50 PM

This guy did a terrible job being arrogant yesterday.

I thought he did a rather good job of being arrogant. Maybe she subliminally meant that she could do better!

IrishEyes on June 24, 2014 at 5:50 PM

This guy was mildly arrogant. Lerner was wildly so. Obama? Well…..

J.B. Say on June 24, 2014 at 6:17 PM

Those messages may or may now be deleted depending on the type of email service set on server (POP, IMAP, etc).

Chuck Schick on June 24, 2014 at 2:20 PM

And an easy way to figure out if IMAP was used:

Did any IRS employees carry smartphones to connect to email? POP really sucks in that application ‘cuz all the clients you have access to can’t synchronize.

Ergo, they used an IMAP configuration.

Turtle317 on June 24, 2014 at 2:30 PM

The email servers are Exchange, which uses its own proprietary protocol. It also supports POP and IMAP, but usually for smartphones. Outlook itself does not normally speak IMAP, though it can be configured to work that way, with some loss of functionality.

The Exchange protocol is fairly similar to IMAP, though, in that the mail is normally left on the server. A dozen years ago, the email was normally kept on the PC instead, but it’s highly doubtful that anyone does that anymore, unless you’re using very old Exchange and Outlook software that Microsoft no longer supports.

But we’re talking about a government agency, so it’s highly doubtful they’re more than a single release behind.

All that said, you can download all your emails to a personal email archive and delete them from the server. But the only reason to make your life that complicated is if … you have … something to hide …..

Hmmm.

There Goes the Neighborhood on June 24, 2014 at 6:47 PM

Poll: 76% of Americans Believe That The IRS ‘DELIBERATELY DESTROYED’ Lois Lerner’s Emails

And, that includes – hold onto your hat – 63% of Democrats!

Resist We Much on June 24, 2014 at 7:05 PM

McCaskill: Say, that IRS commissioner sure is arrogant, huh?

That and he looks like a cadaver that they dug up and reanimated.

RJL on June 24, 2014 at 8:54 PM

The IRS has the most up to date IT systems in the federal government.(You know, just saying.)

flackcatcher on June 24, 2014 at 8:59 PM