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… Nice One , Dummies [Benghazi] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,December 29th,2013

.. the New York Slimes seems to think that there was no involvement by Al Qaeda , except that there was , stoopid …

.. [h/t —]

.. [link] to the post

… you can see clearly in these contemporaneous news images from the post that that there were Al Qaeda flags all over the place in Benghazi  … you would not see that for their health . They are there for a reason…

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… Hmm , Get the Proffer [Lois Lerner & Immunity] …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Tuesday,October 1st,2013

.. this tasty nugget comes from the Daily Caller …

IRS scandal figure Lois Lerner is negotiating through her lawyers with Rep. Darrell Issa’s House Oversight and Government Reform Committee about possibly gaining immunity to testify again in the committee’s investigative hearings.

“The Chairman did not adjourn the hearing, he recessed it. Ms. Lerner remains under subpoena. The Committee has not made

Darrell E. Issa, American politician

… Congressman Darrell E. Issa [R-Ca] …(Photo credit: Wikipedia)

any offer of immunity to Ms. Lerner. The Committee has, however, indicated a willingness to listen to any offers from her attorney about what she would testify to if it was offered,” Oversight Committee adviser Ali Ahmad told The Daily Caller.

“I don’t have any update for you on timing,” Ahmad said in regard to when Lerner will be called back before the committee.

Though Lerner, who apologized for her IRS division’s improper scrutiny of conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status, can be called back before Issa’s committee without immunity, and even arrested if she doesn’t show up, Oversight seems to be taking a more diplomatic approach to get information out of her.

Washington-based Lerner tried to plead the Fifth to avoid self-incrimination in congressional testimony in May, but the Oversight Committee ruled that she waived her Fifth Amendment rights when she said “I have not broken any laws” before attempting her plea.

Emails released this month show Lerner appearing to collude with Democratic operatives and the Federal Election Commission in targeting tea party groups in 2011.

The IRS did not return a request for comment on the nature of Lerner’s negotiations with investigators.

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… Lois Lerner , You Really Goofed …

Posted by paulfromwloh on Thursday,May 23rd,2013

English: The Bill of Rights, the first ten ame...

English: The Bill of Rights, the first ten amendments to the United States Constitution (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

.. you in effect waived your 5th Amendment privilege , by making an opening statement before a congressional committee .

.. you also in effect waived it , by co operating with an internal IRS investigation on the same subject material , which would subject you to criminal liability .

.. the privilege is considered waived . You have to act to invoke it . You made an opening statement . Verbally . Huge Oops !!

.. You will be back , and under subpoena . And , this time , with or without use immunity . However , you will not be able to assert this privilege again .

… it seems that Congressman Issa agrees with me [h/t Politico]

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… Lois Lerner has Lied , and Now She Wants to ” plead the Fifth ” ??

Posted by paulfromwloh on Wednesday,May 22nd,2013

..  and she still has a job . as head of one of the senior groups in the InfernalRevenue Service ?

..  and now , she has been subpoenaed to appear before  the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee tommorrow . Worse than that , she has signaled her intentions  to , as they say , ” take the  fifth . ”

.. The ObamaCraps should make something clear to her . Either she should appear before Congress , honor the subpoena , and tell the truth , or she should resign . Only then , you can take the fifth . .

.. If they are willing to allow her to continue  in her job , after taking the fifth , without any repercussions , then that is damning evidence against the ObamaCraps .

.. And the I.R.S. scandal ratchets up the up the temperature scale quite a few notches …

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