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Breaking: Lois Lerner Sued Christian Coalition In Largest FEC Action in History Then Was Promoted
Gateway Pundit ^ | 5/22/13

Posted on 05/22/2013 4:17:01 PM PDT by hope

Under the direction of Lois Lerner, the Federal Election Commission sued the Christian Coalition in the 1990s. She harassed the Christian Coalition for three election cycles. She lost her case. Lerner even asked one conservative during the case if Pat Robertson prayed over him. (Sound familiar?)

These actions landed her at the IRS where she used the same tactics against conservatives and Christians – only on a much larger scale. 500 conservative and Christian groups were illegally targeted by the Obama IRS during her tenure. For twenty-seven months the Obama IRS refused to approve any Tea Party applications for tax-exempt status. At the same time the Obama IRS approved dozens of progressive applications.

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TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 1stamendment; 666; bhoirs; christian; christiancoalition; conservative; fec; irs; irsscandal; lawsuit; loislerner; politicalpersecution; radicalleft; religiouspersecution; warongod
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1 posted on 05/22/2013 4:17:01 PM PDT by hope
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To: hope

Full Title:Breaking: Lois Lerner Sued Christian Coalition In Largest FEC Action in History – Then Was Promoted to IRS Where She Targeted Conservatives (Video)


2 posted on 05/22/2013 4:17:38 PM PDT by hope (Whom the Son sets free is free indeed!)
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To: hope

This is why the Democrats cannot be elected, they are a 3rd world power group.


3 posted on 05/22/2013 4:18:52 PM PDT by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters
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4 posted on 05/22/2013 4:22:01 PM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: hope; maggief; onyx; penelopesire; SE Mom

Fox did a good job of covering this


5 posted on 05/22/2013 4:23:21 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: hoosiermama
Fox did a good job of covering this.

The mainstream media did a better job of covering this....up.

6 posted on 05/22/2013 4:27:51 PM PDT by Senator_Blutarski
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To: hoosiermama

Tom is filling in for Mark and is discussing it too.


7 posted on 05/22/2013 4:29:36 PM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: Senator_Blutarski

She may have really “messed”-up in not getting the 5th correctly done.

She could be in big doo-doo now! LOL

Immunity might get the bigger story out!


8 posted on 05/22/2013 4:31:58 PM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: lonevoice

LOL! How many people has that bug fooled? I was just trying to squash it on my screen ha ha.


9 posted on 05/22/2013 4:32:52 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: hope

Gee, I wonder how she is planning on conducting her job at the head of the healthcare office. Anyone wanna guess?


10 posted on 05/22/2013 4:33:35 PM PDT by Durbin
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To: hope

And now you know the rest of the story.

Lerner is a pro, and has been used as the point of the spear before.


11 posted on 05/22/2013 4:33:41 PM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: hope

All federal officials should be held accountable legally and ethically.

And if Rush Limbaugh keeps trying to convince his audience not to be passionate about this, just turn the radio off.


12 posted on 05/22/2013 4:35:55 PM PDT by reasonisfaith ("...because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved." (2 Thessalonians))
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To: 3D-JOY

Am hoping they let her know she is getting called back. BUT they leave her for last. Let er sweat and O too


13 posted on 05/22/2013 4:36:13 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Don’t feel like the lone ranger...I was trying to squash it as well.


14 posted on 05/22/2013 4:38:03 PM PDT by seeker41 (Take back your country before it is too late-STOP islamic expansion in the USA)
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To: Durbin
She's not the one who will be leading healthcare. We have yet to learn all of the disgusting details about her......yet. But you just know they are there, festering in some dark, dank, nasty corner.


15 posted on 05/22/2013 4:38:27 PM PDT by Mygirlsmom ("I am not the President, I just play one after I watch some TV")
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To: 3D-JOY

If she really had her heart set on attacking Christian groups through the legal system, I think she will not talk. I think she will go on an extended vacation abroad. Or suffer a head injury.


16 posted on 05/22/2013 4:38:57 PM PDT by married21
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To: 3D-JOY
Immunity might get the bigger story out!

Skeletons are literally falling out of the closets now. The media is discovering there are stories here that write themselves and sell newspapers and advertisements. The combination of easy and profitable will be hard to resist even for the uber-liberal press.

17 posted on 05/22/2013 4:39:16 PM PDT by Senator_Blutarski
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To: hoosiermama

Worry for a while or would that just make time for preparation by lawyers?


18 posted on 05/22/2013 4:39:19 PM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: hope

And this harpy is going to be in charge of 0bamacare? Oh, FReepin’ goody.


19 posted on 05/22/2013 4:41:04 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
HAha! :-P
20 posted on 05/22/2013 4:41:38 PM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: reasonisfaith

He is trying to inject reason into this, and warn us away from the cliff.

No one, and I mean no one, in Washington will push this. Politically you are either beating up a woman or the first black president. The Dems are hoping that Issa follows it right over the edge. Gives them great fodder for the next election cycle.

And while we were looking at this, they are going to pass amnesty. Which will be the end of the conservative movement for a generation (till the Hispanics realize they have been played. Which some already are figuring out).

Rush is right. There is no chance of this turning out well for the GOP. All laws are political these days, and the politics say that little Lerner will get a nice fat promotion for slamming Christians, again.


21 posted on 05/22/2013 4:43:05 PM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: 3D-JOY

Totally hard to believe that her counsel did not advise her that if she gave the statement and then invoked the Fifth, that she would/had, in fact, lose/lost her right to invoke the Fifth. I wonder why?


22 posted on 05/22/2013 4:43:29 PM PDT by nfldgirl
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To: lonevoice

You fool me with that GIF...I kept trying to squash the bug I really thought it was real....LOL


23 posted on 05/22/2013 4:43:39 PM PDT by mandaladon (The truth about Benghazi is all I want)
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To: lonevoice

LOL! You almost made me smash my monitor.


24 posted on 05/22/2013 4:43:54 PM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: 3D-JOY

The reason she took the fifth was so she wouldn’t contradict her previous testimony. She knows they are taking depositions Doesn’t know what they are saying. IRS lower employees usually hate the big shots who run the dept with a tyranical fist.
Have no doubt they’ll rat on their superiors


25 posted on 05/22/2013 4:46:16 PM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: seeker41
I was trying to squash it as well.


26 posted on 05/22/2013 4:46:52 PM PDT by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: hoosiermama

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3022709/posts

The Time Lois Lerner Failed To Investigate A Major Al Gore Fundraiser At The FEC


27 posted on 05/22/2013 4:49:06 PM PDT by maggief
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To: redgolum

The strategy of painting the IRS as a victim is not a guaranteed win. Not by a long shot.

And the first thing to do is exactly what will win this for the conservative side. And it’s exactly the opposite of what Rush is doing.

It’s called not being afraid.


28 posted on 05/22/2013 4:50:39 PM PDT by reasonisfaith ("...because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved." (2 Thessalonians))
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Lerner began her Congressional testimony by reading a self-serving statement, then declared that she’d answer no questions. Cong Trey Gowdy objected, insisting that once you start yapping in your own interest, you’re not allowed to clam up again.

Trey Gowdy knows more than anyone---we are dealing w/ practiced con artists---the logic of established law does not work w/ these cons. Trey needs to grill Lerner about this:

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OBAMA ADMINISTRATION APPROVES 50 MILLION DOLLARS IN AID TO KENYA. O'S HALF BRO READY TO CASH IN---RUNS THE TAX-EXEMPT "DO-GOOD" OBAMA FOUNDATION

NAMED FOR DEAR OLD DAD The tax-exempt “charity” named in honor of their Dad, is run by President Barack Obama’s half-brother Malik.

The tax-exempt Obama foundation, fast-tracked by Lerner for IRS tax-exempt status, is based at a Virginia UPS store, according to its website. The organization’s IRS filings list another Virginia address that is actually a drug rehab center where the foundation does not appear ever to have been based.

As first reported by The Daily Caller, the foundation was speedily approved for IRS exemption by Lois Lerner, the self-same IRS senior official at the center of the targeting of conservative organizations that have waited over two years to receive tax exempt status. The IRS thoughtfully gave Obama Foundation retroactive fund-raising status.......which it stupidly never applied for.

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The tax-exempt Barack H. Obama Foundation is run by Abon’go “Roy” Malik Obama, the half-brother of Barack Obama. The foundation’s mission statement is “to provide people everywhere with resources to uplift their welfare and living standards in memory of dad---Barack H. Obama: in the region of his birth, Kenya, and beyond.” Its guiding principle is “the inherent belief that no one can truly enjoy the riches he has reaped if his neighbor suffers....."We seek to elevate the human condition so that everyone can live in dignity and truly enjoy having one another as neighbors.”

(same old, same old sap-happy do-goodniks)

Despite raising more than $250,000, the alleged charity doesn’t seem to have done much. Its website claims the organization has built a madrassa and was building an imam’s house as well as some “proposed latrines,” but there is no other evidence that the nonprofit was working to “mitigate social-shortcomings in areas of education and literacy, health and well-being, poverty, and lack of community infrastructure in such basic needs such as water, electricity, shelter and sustenance,” as the site says.

Alton Ray Baysden, a former Dept of State employee, allegedly a registered Republican, who helped start the Barack H Obama foundation, declined to comment before seeing copies of a reporter’s passport and govt ID, along with a description of the article’s “motivation” and “slant.”

Repeated reporters' phone calls went to the organization’s voicemail and were not returned.

Obama's half-brother Malik holds up photo of Obama in Muslim
dress taken on a trip to Kenya when Ohaha was about 23-24 yo.

29 posted on 05/22/2013 4:53:00 PM PDT by Liz (To learn who rules over you, determine who you are not allowed to criticize. Voltaire)
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To: Mygirlsmom

“She’s not the one who will be leading healthcare.”

Within the IRS, I thought she was.


30 posted on 05/22/2013 4:56:43 PM PDT by Durbin
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To: hope

Ok. Using kindle, patience.

One thing about this Lerner woman no one’s mentioned yet, she comes across as one of the most arrogant people ever. S he does not photograph well.

Relubs would do well to do a minute clip of some of herl snide responses. Even the lo.fo voters will despise this woman.


31 posted on 05/22/2013 4:57:31 PM PDT by Fishtalk (http://patfish.blogspot.com/)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda; lonevoice

>> How many people has that bug fooled?

It got me... I have had a couple gnat things in the office all day — I thought it was one of ‘em.


32 posted on 05/22/2013 4:58:21 PM PDT by Nervous Tick
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To: reasonisfaith
The strategy of painting the IRS as a victim is not a guaranteed win. Not by a long shot.

And the first thing to do is exactly what will win this for the conservative side. And it’s exactly the opposite of what Rush is doing.

It’s called not being afraid.

Rush is a great salesman for the virtues of conservatism. I learned with Bush v Gore in 2000 that Rush doesn't always grasp what is going on in real time. Carefully sorting through FreeRepublic offers insights Rush can't begin to match.

I love Rush, but he often embarrasses himself.

33 posted on 05/22/2013 5:04:59 PM PDT by Senator_Blutarski
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

#9 re the bug. Didn’t fool me. Tasted like “chicken”.


34 posted on 05/22/2013 5:07:13 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: 3D-JOY

RE Lerner being in “big doo-doo now”.

Remember, in the Obama regime, the biggest turds always seem to rise to the top of the toilet and float away unscathed.

Time that Congress flushed them “DOWN” permanently with contempt citations, subpoenas and the always wonderful “DEPOSITION”.

Perjury, thy name is “Obama official”.


35 posted on 05/22/2013 5:09:17 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: Senator_Blutarski

It’s comforting to hear you say that.

Because if not grasping it doesn’t explain Rush’s behavior, then I’d wonder if he was on the take.


36 posted on 05/22/2013 5:09:38 PM PDT by reasonisfaith ("...because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved." (2 Thessalonians))
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To: hope

Lerner’s demeanor reminds me of Sebelius. Where do they get these fembots? They have no moral compass. Do they enjoy selling America out so they can buy nice clothes?


37 posted on 05/22/2013 5:09:41 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: redgolum

If you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything. Its time to stand tall.

Rush is dead wrong about this. You do what is RIGHT and JUST, without fear. Period.


38 posted on 05/22/2013 5:12:04 PM PDT by rintense
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To: hope

Pattern of discrimination by the government.

How does the rest of that go? Doesn’t it involve federal judges, orders for reparations, constant oversight by some commission, etc?


39 posted on 05/22/2013 5:15:36 PM PDT by VanShuyten ("a shadow...draped nobly in the folds of a gorgeous eloquence.")
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To: Durbin
No. That would be that "delightful young lady" (cough) in the pic.

Sarah Hall Ingram became Division Commissioner of the Tax Exempt & Government Entities (TE/GE) Division – the head of the division that included the group that targeted Tea Party groups - at the IRS in 2009, a congressional source told Fox News' Mike Emanuel. She was then assigned to head up the implementation of the Affordable Care Act at the IRS in 2010 after the law was enacted. handles health care law.

40 posted on 05/22/2013 5:16:36 PM PDT by Mygirlsmom ("I am not the President, I just play one after I watch some TV")
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To: hoosiermama

Yep. .good piece.


41 posted on 05/22/2013 5:18:21 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: lonevoice

LOL


42 posted on 05/22/2013 5:21:25 PM PDT by markman46 (engage brain before using keyboard!!!)
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To: hoosiermama; SE Mom; maggief; onyx

Thanks for the ping! Trying to catch up a little bit now. Going to watch the hearings tonight after I get in bed. Things are crazy around here..son’s wedding next weekend...millions of things to do, so please keep me posted. I may not be able to answer much in coming week..but I will be able to read stuff when I get moments from the crazy stuff...lol.


43 posted on 05/22/2013 5:21:37 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: hope
Oh, that's it. That's the last straw. Let's get her. (Constitutionally of course, the terms in which I speak).

44 posted on 05/22/2013 5:25:41 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Kim Jong Un won't have a single "bad underwear day" unless/until we've a patriot in the White House)
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To: penelopesire

Lovely! A wedding. Something to celebrate.

It was a helluva day for America.


45 posted on 05/22/2013 5:43:13 PM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: hope

46 posted on 05/22/2013 5:45:12 PM PDT by JoeProBono (Mille vocibus imago valet;-{)
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To: redgolum
No one, and I mean no one, in Washington will push this. Politically you are either beating up a woman or the first black president. The Dems are hoping that Issa follows it right over the edge. Gives them great fodder for the next election cycle....

Rush is right. There is no chance of this turning out well for the GOP. All laws are political these days, and the politics say that little Lerner will get a nice fat promotion for slamming Christians, again.

Sounds like you (and Rush) are giving up?

Why are you even logged in?

47 posted on 05/22/2013 5:45:24 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: SE Mom

Sure sounds like it from glancing over the live thread. Can’t wait to crawl in bed and watch it tonight. Looking for an excuse to ‘go to bed’ early now....lol.


48 posted on 05/22/2013 5:45:43 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: rintense; reasonisfaith

It is called political reality.

Do you spend political capital on this, knowing that you have next to no chance of hurting Obama and excellent chances of turning the polls against you, or do you step back and let it wind down? Rush is saying, and I fear he is right, that the latter is the best choice in the long run. Obama’s numbers have shown no effect from this, and neither has there been any mid term poll hit. The majority of the US public don’t care, and are annoyed about the reaction to the scandals.

It isn’t about fear. It is about not attacking a lion with a tooth pick. There is a reason this was released now. The other side chose the timing and method of release. This whole thing is a media driven event, and they have been in control of the narrative. Even the arrest of Rosen on treason charges was a calculated move. When you see what looks like an ambush up ahead, do you charge in or out flank?

Stop and think. They could have sat on this, but chose to release it now. Why? What is their game? Why do this? What is the real target?


49 posted on 05/22/2013 5:47:28 PM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: lonevoice

Watch the cockroaches scatter.

Good animation - I tried to squash the bug . . .


50 posted on 05/22/2013 5:50:12 PM PDT by Wicket (God bless and protect our troops and God bless America)
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