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White House counsel kept IRS probe results from Obama
Reuters ^ | May 20, 2013 | Kim Dixon and Roberta Rampton

Posted on 05/20/2013 8:19:36 PM PDT by neverdem

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To: neverdem
"White House counsel kept IRS probe results from Obama"

Carefully worded headline. Kept... probe... results... from Obama.

That does not preclude Obama from ordering the suppression of opposition, or at a minimum, his staffers from telling him some rouge agents took it upon themselves to implement his directives (e.g. the numerous threats to punish enemies or attack private citizens).

51 posted on 05/20/2013 10:30:13 PM PDT by uncommonsense (Liberals see what they believe; Conservatives believe what they see)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

This all smells like male bovine feces.

If the president had an “R” behind his name, He would have been crucified last year when the consulate in Benghazi was attacked, and the ambassador was buggered and killed.

We’d still be hearing how incompetent the president would be, then add the other 4-5 scandal’s and that would be the end of the “R” party. The press would be broadcasting this 24-7-365!

Hypocrites! (Yes, they are the definition)


52 posted on 05/20/2013 10:33:14 PM PDT by coincheck (Time is Short, Salvation is for Today)
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To: neverdem

Mr. President....http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L18jsq8qk9Q


53 posted on 05/20/2013 10:51:57 PM PDT by Beave Meister (Die Hard Cubs Fan.....if it takes forever.)
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To: llevrok

Your captain hit the nail on the head. I don’t for one minute believe bozo didn’t know anything about this. The a** kissers are once again circling the wagons for their dear leader. This gets so old and tiring - just once I wish the Republicans would be a little more aggressive and call them out for what they are - LIARS! All of them.


54 posted on 05/20/2013 10:53:30 PM PDT by Catsrus
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To: Paladin2

To #28: THere are already enough cockroaches inside the White House. Don’t need any more. Maybe the Orkin Man.


55 posted on 05/20/2013 11:11:48 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Catsrus
Let it ALL play out. I'm beginning to thing Charles Krauthammer is smarter than he once appeared.

I thought Krauthammer was a fool to advise republicans to tone things down.

But all republicans have to do is simply let absolute, total, irrefutable facts just kind of drizzle out, and let the chips fall where they may.

We ALL know that Obama knew about all of these scandals.

So Obama has two choices:

Own up to them and people will see him as the corrupt a$$hole he is.

Or have his underlings point out just how unengaged, stupid, and clueless Obama is.

Neither of these options is very desireable.

Apparently the dems are choosing option #2.

The stupid President.

I personally believe he is is both, but that's just me.

56 posted on 05/20/2013 11:12:13 PM PDT by boop ("You don't look so bad, here's another")
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To: Norm Lenhart; Cyber Liberty
Obama did not learn of the findings [emphasis added] until they were announced last week - as the president has himself stated.
Parsing.

This is to plant the meme he knew nothing. Says nothing about knowing about the issue, just the results of the probe.

Precisely. Maybe we know when Obama learned the specific words of the finding - but that is no proof that he didn’t plan and order the actual malfeasance. And in fact we know that Obama made no secret that he was unhappy about the Citizens United ruling under which these applications were being submitted. Obama had an affirmative duty to prevent malfeasance - not just sanctimoniously proclaim his “outrage” at an abuse after he had reaped the full benefit from it.

57 posted on 05/21/2013 12:53:52 AM PDT by conservatism_IS_compassion (“Liberalism” is a conspiracy against the public by wire-service journalism.)
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To: kabar; All

Fools?

No the GUBERMINT thinks we are all idiots.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQLxlSBGwMY

Because the video shows that we have been lied to for decades,it means “THEY” can tell us just about any lie and the majority of Americans will believe it.


58 posted on 05/21/2013 12:56:03 AM PDT by politicianslie (Most Americans can't even recognize massive election fraud. Our first Muslim President laughs at you)
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To: neverdem

Of course he knew. Nothing could be more obvious.


59 posted on 05/21/2013 3:30:55 AM PDT by Seeing More Clearly Now
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To: neverdem
yeah, right...

60 posted on 05/21/2013 4:43:10 AM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: funfan

“Does anyone think Obama did not know? He is a liar he knew and it has his grimy fingerprints all over it and many other sorted things I am sure.”

Obama has never said he didn’t know the IRS was targeting conservative groups. His exact response when question about whether he or anyone at the White house knew about the IRS activities targeting conservative groups was, “I can assure you that I certainly did not know anything about the IG report before the IG report had been leaked through the press”

Note that Obama had the opportunity to flat out deny any involvement or the orchestration of this activity by the White House. His failure to directly answer the question put to him suggests there is much more to the story.


61 posted on 05/21/2013 4:43:42 AM PDT by Soul of the South (Yesterday is gone. Today will be what we make of it.)
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To: neverdem
But did they tell President Jarrett?
62 posted on 05/21/2013 4:46:53 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: llevrok

Obama (peace be upon him) is responsible to know what par is on any given hole.


63 posted on 05/21/2013 4:54:23 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: entropy12
The Boy King must be protected at all costs!

He even looks a bit like Tutankhamen, only uglier.

64 posted on 05/21/2013 4:55:06 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: Fresh Wind

65 posted on 05/21/2013 4:56:38 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: TheOldLady
He even looks a bit like Tutankhamen, only uglier.

King Tut has an excuse...he's about 3000 years old.

66 posted on 05/21/2013 4:58:47 AM PDT by Fresh Wind (The last remnants of the Old Republic have been swept away.)
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To: Fresh Wind

I’ll give you that. [smiles]


67 posted on 05/21/2013 5:28:37 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: neverdem

Right. IMO he was in full charge of the IRS probe, unlike Benghazi in which he was probably somewhere hiding under the covers.


68 posted on 05/21/2013 6:04:03 AM PDT by madison10
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To: neverdem

Thanks for the ping!


69 posted on 05/21/2013 6:48:41 AM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Signalman

He must have just missed them on the way to his next vacation.


70 posted on 05/21/2013 11:36:07 AM PDT by Scarlet Pimpernel (And what rough beast, its hour come round at last, Slouches towards Bethlehem to be born?)
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