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Lerner Was in Contact With DOJ About Prosecuting Tax Exempt Groups
Posted by: Fred || 04/17/2014 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [133 views] Top||

#1  Little wonder Holder would not answer the recent congressional hearing question regarding Lerner's contact with the DoJ, even though her lawyer said she had been in contact.
Posted by: Besoeker || 04/17/2014 2:33 Comments || Top||

#2  "There will be whitewash at the Whitehouse."
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 04/17/2014 7:13 Comments || Top||

#3  NO immunity. This bitch needs to pay
Posted by: Frank G || 04/17/2014 8:04 Comments || Top||

#4  "At this point WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?" - Whitehouse statement.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 04/17/2014 8:06 Comments || Top||

#5  Lerner Was in Contact With DOJ About Prosecuting Tax Exempt Tea Party Groups

Fixed that headline for you, Obama Media.
Posted by: Bubba Graiting8281 || 04/17/2014 9:46 Comments || Top||

#6  She was in cahoots with Elijah Cummings, ranking committee member of the Oversight Committee. Cummings as well as Lerner are disgraceful. They should not be in government--Graybar Gotel would be appropriate for both of them.
Posted by: JohnQC || 04/17/2014 9:50 Comments || Top||

#7  Tar and Feathers
Posted by: mossomo || 04/17/2014 12:12 Comments || Top||

#8  More phony scandals, racism and war on wymns. Very, very disturbing. We must concentrate on 'Hope.... and Change.'
Posted by: Besoeker || 04/17/2014 12:13 Comments || Top||

Home Front: Politix
Michael Bloomberg Arms U.S. Gun Control with $50 Million
Isn't this the second or third payment he's made toward his bright idea of disarming America's law-abiding civilians? Thus far it hasn't done his cause much good...
[An Nahar] Former New York mayor Michael Nanny Bloomberg announced plans Wednesday to spend $50 million this year on the fight to tighten gun control laws and counter America's powerful gun lobby.

Bloomberg's money will help bankroll a new campaign to reduce gun violence across the United States and the billionaire philanthropist hopes the initiative can eventually outdo the might of the National Rifle Association (NRA).

The creation of "Everytown for Gun Safety" comes after Congress failed to pass a hotly contested gun control law last year, despite a series of mass shootings that shocked the nation.

The impasse came in the face of stiff opposition by the NRA and other gun groups, which mounted a successful counter-campaign and warned members that the U.S. government was determined to take guns away.

"This is the beginning of a major new campaign to reduce the gun violence that plagues communities across the country," said Bloomberg, who will chair Everytown for Gun Safety.

It is a coalition of Mayors Against Illegal Guns, co-founded by Bloomberg, and Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, which was set up after a 20-year-old man rubbed out 20 first-grade pupils and six staff in December 2012.

It calls itself the largest gun violence prevention organization in the United States, where Bloomberg says shootings kill 86 Americans every day.

The group will press for change in Washington and bring the fight for tighter gun laws to states, corporate boards, and state and federal elections, areas where the gun lobby is strong.
Posted by: Fred || 04/17/2014 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [127 views] Top||

#1  His Bodyguard and police protection should be the first to be disarmed.
Posted by: Bright Pebbles || 04/17/2014 5:55 Comments || Top||

#2  Regulation, registration, confiscation, v. 2.0.
Posted by: no mo uro || 04/17/2014 9:07 Comments || Top||

#3  Bloomberg doesn't mind p!ssing his money away down rat holes. He must think money can buy anything. The 2nd Amendment is a part of our Constitution--a basic freedom. Firearm freedoms are well entrenched in our culture--they are the fine line between our freedoms and a run-away, out-of-control government. I think these loony gun control freak incrementalists understand this all too well.
Posted by: JohnQC || 04/17/2014 9:43 Comments || Top||

#4  Bloomberg doesn't mind p!ssing his money away down rat holes.

as long as the Fed does QE, there'll be money for Bloomberg and his ilk to p!ss away.
Posted by: Pappy || 04/17/2014 10:18 Comments || Top||

#5  I know the Blhumburgers are a money rich dynasty, this is no small chunk of change. Where is this money coming from? Are they simply doing the laundry game?
Posted by: swksvolFF || 04/17/2014 10:59 Comments || Top||

#6  NBC, two weeks ago - money in politics is bad. NBC yesterday - Bloomberg's $50 million is awesome, baby!
Posted by: Raj || 04/17/2014 11:38 Comments || Top||

#7  I suspect the NRA will be getting more than 50 million in donations in the next few weeks. From many, not a single plutocrat.

Folks that hate groups like the NRA forget that the NRA represents an awful lot of people, they aren't just some random organization like the Left props up from time to time with Sorros money.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 04/17/2014 14:15 Comments || Top||

Sebelius Said to Weigh Run for Kansas Senate Seat
[NY Times] In her darkest hour last fall, Kathleen Sebelius suffered one of the deepest cuts from an old family friend who accused her of "gross incompetence" over the rollout of the Affordable Care Act and demanded that she resign as secretary of health and human services. Now she is weighing Dire Revenge™.

Ms. Sebelius is considering entreaties from Democrats who want her to run against that old friend, Senator Pat Roberts, Republican of Kansas.

Several Democrats said this week that Ms. Sebelius had been mentioned with growing frequency as someone who could wage a serious challenge to Mr. Roberts, 77, who is running for a fourth term and is considered vulnerable. One person who spoke directly to Ms. Sebelius said that she was thinking about it, but added that it was too soon to say how seriously she was taking the idea.
Posted by: Fred || 04/17/2014 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [132 views] Top||

#1  I thought April Fools day was over!
Posted by: borgboy || 04/17/2014 2:09 Comments || Top||

#2  Part of the 'Race to the Bottom' of the ruling class whose new qualification standard is one or several major failures.
Posted by: Procopius2k || 04/17/2014 7:28 Comments || Top||

#3  "Your Senate candidate application is unable to be processed at this time. Please check back at a later time"
Posted by: Frank G || 04/17/2014 7:40 Comments || Top||

#4  How about trying to make it in the dreaded private sector?

Nope. Too scary for a public sector lifer like her.
Posted by: no mo uro || 04/17/2014 8:10 Comments || Top||

#5  The only "post" she should be running for is president of the local population of any FCI.
Posted by: AlanC || 04/17/2014 8:25 Comments || Top||

Posted by: JohnQC || 04/17/2014 9:51 Comments || Top||

#7  Oh yeah, should totally do it.

Run Sebelius, Run!
Posted by: swksvolFF || 04/17/2014 10:43 Comments || Top||

#8  Now, now, you guys. She was a trooper. She lied, cheated and stole just like they told her to do so now they're gonna buy her a senate seat.
Posted by: Ebbang Uluque6305 || 04/17/2014 11:55 Comments || Top||

#9  After all, Napolitano got to be president of the University of California. How do you think NZero gets people to do these things?
Posted by: Ebbang Uluque6305 || 04/17/2014 11:58 Comments || Top||

#10  Ms Sebelius has proven herself to be a wound on all 50 states of America. If Kansans elect her to office, she will be a self inflicted wound on Kansas and the people of that state will be doing it knowing full well who she is - and that will attest to who Kansans are now.
Posted by: warthogswife || 04/17/2014 12:12 Comments || Top||

#11  That would be....seeping, weeping, pustulating, gangrene-infested wound on the arse of the 50 states, our children, grandchildren and all of humanity.
Posted by: Besoeker || 04/17/2014 12:17 Comments || Top||

#12  I heard the Kansas GOP offered to pay her bus far home so she could run for Senate.
Posted by: Deacon Blues || 04/17/2014 12:26 Comments || Top||

#13  A lot of dead people will have to vote for her if she is to win. Kansas will not elect Sebelius, bet the farm on it.
Posted by: bman || 04/17/2014 12:45 Comments || Top||

#14  Hell I'd buy a copy of her stinkin son's board game if she ran.

-sips coffee-
Posted by: swksvolFF || 04/17/2014 12:47 Comments || Top||

#15  Probably, literally, bman.
Posted by: swksvolFF || 04/17/2014 12:48 Comments || Top||

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