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“It's always darkest 'fore dawn”

Since: Jul 08

When's dawn?

#909267 May 22, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
It was a 'pun' just like "red hairing".
Check the meaning of pun a little more carefully, but at least you're trying...(Hint: Telling someone he has his finger in a dyke is a pun; calling someone a dike isn't--now figure out why.)
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#909268 May 22, 2013
NJ raider 1 wrote:
<quoted text> You understand what you just wrote? You wrote," she have a statement." Do you understand now? She gave a statement, she didn't testify. The 5th amendment is implied so one isn't forced to testify against ones best interest. Key word, "TESTIFY." NOT MAKING A STATEMENT!
If Lerner was already sworn in, then ANYTHING that she said was testimony.

Why did she open her mouth at all?

By the way, she gave additional testimony relative to the authenticity of a previous written statement.

“My Life Is A Shell Game”

Since: May 07

Lapeer, MI

#909269 May 22, 2013
Whatever wrote:
<quoted text>
It was a 'pun' just like "red hairing".
leosanas talking abut putting a finger in a dyke is very fitting for her.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#909270 May 22, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>No, "Pride goeth before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall." (I've taught Bible as Literature, and I may wind up totally destroyed, but I never fall.)
GFY
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#909271 May 22, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Lois Lerner Shows Why Obama Needs to Get Rid of All Remaining Bush Appointees
Pleading the fifth is evidence of guilt if you have the bad fortune to work under the Obama administration, but the same folks will defend your right to plead the fifth if you happen to be working under a Republican president.
....if she has any political persuasion, it would seem to be Republican, based on her appointment by the Bush administration (infamous for politicizing government).
Hysteria is the way of the Right. The Daily Caller made a fool of itself the other day, with Patrick Howley claiming that Lerner’s husband’s law firm had strong Obama connections (read: Marxist, Kenyan Hitler, Nixon, Chicago “connections”):“Embattled IRS official Lois Lerner’s husband’s law firm has strong Obama connections.”
Um, no. But nice try. Walter Olson at Overlawywered broke it down, and it looks like her husband’s law firm gave more to Republicans, with Republican Ted Cruz raking in $16,250 from his lawyers. Olson concluded,“‘Embattled IRS official Lois Lerner’s husband’s law firm has strong Ted Cruz connections’ would have made for too confusing a headline on a Daily Caller lead story.” Yes, we mustn’t let the facts get in the way of the Narrative.
What I’ve taken from all of these scandals so far is that by Republicans refusing to allow Obama his own nominees, they’ve saddled him with their appointees, who may or may not have an agenda and may or may not be utterly incompetent. That’s a nifty game. So now Bush appointee Lois Lerner, who claims to be “nonpolitical” but yet donated the maximum amount to Romney if this Open Secrets note is the right Lois Lerner, is the Obama administration’s undoing according to Republicans.
I am only sorry Lois Lerner is pleading the fifth, because I’d really like someone to ask her why she “let this slip” at a Bar Association meeting, and upon what evidence she based this “slip”.
The Daily Beast said that Lerner “acknowledged that the influx in tax-exempt applications starting in 2010 is what sparked the heightened scrutiny. The admission raises the question of whether Lerner had the opportunity to help clean up what has become a messy campaign-contribution system and, if so, why she instead is cleaning up the mess of a field office that supposedly went rogue.” You see why we should be asking some questions.
I’d like to ask her if she or anyone in her office was the “source” for several media outlets reporting that conservatives were “targeted” as fact. Then again, no one in the House was going to ask Lerner these questions, because they don’t serve the Republican narrative.
http://www.politicususa.com/lois-lerner-plead...
Sonic warms up the Obama bus.
Realtime

Deltona, FL

#909273 May 22, 2013
John Galt wrote:
Lois Lerner statement, made prior to invoking the Fifth:
“I have not done anything wrong. I have not broken any laws. I have not violated any IRS rules or regulations. And I have not provided false information to this or any other congressional committee.”
This is testimony.
So, what is she afraid of?
And is she potentially guilty of perjury regardless of her later invocation of the Fifth Amendment?
If Lerner broke any laws, or violated any IRS rules or regulations, or provided any false information, then she is guilty of perjury.
Learning challenged Nobama?

Take it up with the attorney who sitting right next to her.

Hah, remember when witnesses would laugh at the stupid fks on those committees???

It's not federal court__it's more like a kangaroo court.

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#909274 May 22, 2013
EasyEed wrote:
<quoted text>
"real slime"
Cut the BS. Nearly 4 PM on the East Coast, Dow down 81.
Peace
KMA
"The June E-mini Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading slightly better this morning as investors await the testimony of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke. Today, Bernanke is set to testify before the Economic Committee of Congress at 10 a.m. EDT. The head central banker is expected to field questions about the economy and the central bank’s plan to exit its aggressive stimulus program" Check this out: http://www.fxempire.com/technical/technical-a...
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#909275 May 22, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
Lois Lerner Shows Why Obama Needs to Get Rid of All Remaining Bush Appointees
Pleading the fifth is evidence of guilt if you have the bad fortune to work under the Obama administration, but the same folks will defend your right to plead the fifth if you happen to be working under a Republican president.
....if she has any political persuasion, it would seem to be Republican, based on her appointment by the Bush administration (infamous for politicizing government).
Hysteria is the way of the Right. The Daily Caller made a fool of itself the other day, with Patrick Howley claiming that Lerner’s husband’s law firm had strong Obama connections (read: Marxist, Kenyan Hitler, Nixon, Chicago “connections”):“Embattled IRS official Lois Lerner’s husband’s law firm has strong Obama connections.”
Um, no. But nice try. Walter Olson at Overlawywered broke it down, and it looks like her husband’s law firm gave more to Republicans, with Republican Ted Cruz raking in $16,250 from his lawyers. Olson concluded,“‘Embattled IRS official Lois Lerner’s husband’s law firm has strong Ted Cruz connections’ would have made for too confusing a headline on a Daily Caller lead story.” Yes, we mustn’t let the facts get in the way of the Narrative.
What I’ve taken from all of these scandals so far is that by Republicans refusing to allow Obama his own nominees, they’ve saddled him with their appointees, who may or may not have an agenda and may or may not be utterly incompetent. That’s a nifty game. So now Bush appointee Lois Lerner, who claims to be “nonpolitical” but yet donated the maximum amount to Romney if this Open Secrets note is the right Lois Lerner, is the Obama administration’s undoing according to Republicans.
I am only sorry Lois Lerner is pleading the fifth, because I’d really like someone to ask her why she “let this slip” at a Bar Association meeting, and upon what evidence she based this “slip”.
The Daily Beast said that Lerner “acknowledged that the influx in tax-exempt applications starting in 2010 is what sparked the heightened scrutiny. The admission raises the question of whether Lerner had the opportunity to help clean up what has become a messy campaign-contribution system and, if so, why she instead is cleaning up the mess of a field office that supposedly went rogue.” You see why we should be asking some questions.
I’d like to ask her if she or anyone in her office was the “source” for several media outlets reporting that conservatives were “targeted” as fact. Then again, no one in the House was going to ask Lerner these questions, because they don’t serve the Republican narrative.
http://www.politicususa.com/lois-lerner-plead...
In the age of information...Your ignorance and running on empty sonicfiller is still a morons best choice.
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#909276 May 22, 2013
MSNBC Speculates: Bush Appointee In IRS Targeted Tea Party Because They Reflected Badly On GOP

http://www.mediaite.com/tv/msnbc-speculates-b...
Whatever

Gering, NE

#909277 May 22, 2013
leosnana wrote:
<quoted text>No, "Pride goeth before destruction and a haughty spirit before a fall." (I've taught Bible as Literature, and I may wind up totally destroyed, but I never fall.)
It is an idiom. You know, one of those literary devices you claim to know so much about.

Pride goes before a fall. and Pride goeth before a fall.
Prov. If you are too proud and overconfident, you will make mistakes leading to your defeat.(Biblical.) Sue: I'm the best student in my history class. I'm sure I can pass the exam without studying very hard. Sam: Be careful. Pride goes before a fall, you know.

http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/Pride+goe...
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#909278 May 22, 2013
RealDave wrote:
<quoted text>
You are such a f*cking idiot.
The subject was food.
If a food is labeled "organic", then it must contain at least 95% organic ingredients.
Try to keep up.
Deranged f*cking idiot is not what you do. It's who you are RealDave... My tolerance for you idiot needs work...
Whatever

Gering, NE

#909279 May 22, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
GFY
The moron, who claims to be an expert on all things associated with writing, first failed on what a pun is and now does not know what an idiom is.

Since: Feb 08

Spokane, WA

#909280 May 22, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
Sounds like the traditional "back-alley" abortion, which you apparently support.
"John Galt"
"silly" supports abortion/murder anytime, anyplace. Its a woman's right to murder that which she helped create.
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#909281 May 22, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Learning challenged Nobama?
Take it up with the attorney who sitting right next to her.
Hah, remember when witnesses would laugh at the stupid fks on those committees???
It's not federal court__it's more like a kangaroo court.
Not all attorneys are competent.

What is his name so we can check his credentials?

“Come Home America!”

Since: Nov 11

Claymont, Delaware 19809

#909282 May 22, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
So, nobody can explain with the radical conservatives today call themselves "liberals", and why the self-described "progressives" cause everything they touch to regress.
So, how do you explain the Tea Party favorite 'founding father', Alexander Hamilton wanting a strong, centralized Federal Government and central bank(FED) to control the money supply?
John Galt

Temecula, CA

#909283 May 22, 2013
frontporchreactionary wrote:
<quoted text> "The June E-mini Dow Jones Industrial Average is trading slightly better this morning as investors await the testimony of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke. Today, Bernanke is set to testify before the Economic Committee of Congress at 10 a.m. EDT. The head central banker is expected to field questions about the economy and the central bank’s plan to exit its aggressive stimulus program" Check this out: http://www.fxempire.com/technical/technical-a...
When Bernanke opened his mouth, the market went in the crapper.
No Surprize

Seminole, FL

#909284 May 22, 2013
sonicfilter wrote:
MSNBC Speculates: Bush Appointee In IRS Targeted Tea Party Because They Reflected Badly On GOP
http://www.mediaite.com/tv/msnbc-speculates-b...
Boy, It's must really frost you liberals when no Republicans will jump to Bushes defense!

Wanna have a good conversation with yourself you moron? Bring up Bush! Mercifully he's gone and has been gone for going on 5 years. He isn't yesterday's newspaper, he's last year's newspaper you idiot!
sonicfilter

Indianapolis, IN

#909285 May 22, 2013
DBWriter wrote:
<quoted text>
got anything more reputable than some communist party line spewing rag to reference?
which fact do you need substantiated?
lily boca raton fl

Boca Raton, FL

#909286 May 22, 2013
Realtime wrote:
<quoted text>Learning challenged Nobama?
Take it up with the attorney who sitting right next to her.
Hah, remember when witnesses would laugh at the stupid fks on those committees???
It's not federal court__it's more like a kangaroo court.
She can't be forced to testify against herself. All these hearings are a waste of time and money.
But, that's what the Republicans love.
Just like voting against Obamacare 37 times and wasting $50 million;
but give one poor slob $25.00 in foodstamps and they go wild. Go figure.
Whatever

Gering, NE

#909287 May 22, 2013
John Galt wrote:
<quoted text>
When Bernanke opened his mouth, the market went in the crapper.
Any indication he may cut back printing money or is considering increasing interest rates signals it is time to cut and run.
At this time there is no where else for the money to go but the stock market.

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