Wednesday, May 22, 2013

IRS Scandal - Lois Lerner SPUN as Bush APPOINTEE

Lerner gets 4 Pinocchios in Fact Check.
  The I.R.S. scandal hits the press and the left needs to provide cover for Barack Obama. Lois Lerner headed the division of the I.R.S. that targeted conservative groups. Lerner's previous testimony and the Obama Administration's story doesn't appear to be completely honest.  Denials and distractions are in order. What talking points will the Left use?



Does Bush Appointee Lois Lerner Have A Political Agenda?

 Surprising headlines from ? Not so surprising to find out it is empty-suit
leftist Alan Colmes's posting.  It starts....  

"Sarah Jones at PolticusUSA makes the case that Republican blocking of Obama appointees keeps Bush appointees in place and that is what can be wrecking havoc."

Alan Colme's first sentence sends us out into the LEFTIST Blogosphere to PoliticusUSA- Real Liberal Politics.  The Obama propaganda machine relies heavily on Bush Derangement Syndrome (BDS) to push most of their 'message'  Five years into Obama's presidency, the dear leader's agenda and 'legacy' is to be protected at  ANY cost.  The leftist spin machine churns out the progressive pablum for consumption by the collective.  Intellectual dishonesty is a hallmark of the 'new left'. Only reality can inoculate an individual from BDS, thus explaining the pandemic in the left wing.

The POTUS does not appoint lower level employees to jobs. Lois Lerner WAS NOT APPOINTED by Bush to her Job.

Lois G. Lerner Selected as Director of IRS Exempt Organizations Division

IR-2005-148, Dec. 22, 2005
WASHINGTON — Lois G. Lerner has been selected as the director of the Exempt Organizations Division of the Internal Revenue Service. In this position, she will be responsible for administering and enforcing the tax laws that apply to more than 1.8 million organizations recognized by the IRS as exempt from tax.
“Protecting the integrity of tax-exempt organizations is an important part of our enforcement program,” said IRS Commissioner Mark W. Everson. “Lois’s background, including her work for the Federal Election Commission, qualifies her for this new assignment.”
Before this appointment, Lerner had been the director of the Exempt Organizations Rulings & Agreements Division, where she was responsible for the EO determinations letter program, public guidance and technical assistance for IRS agents conducting examinations of tax-exempt organizations. Lerner came to the IRS in 2001 from the Federal Election Commission, where she was Associate General Counsel for Enforcement and Acting General Counsel. She replaces Martha Sullivan, who will retire from the IRS at the end of December.
“Lois is an integral part of the EO team and has successfully increased the IRS presence in the exempt community,” said Steven T. Miller, Commissioner of the IRS Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division, of which EO is a part. “Her integrity, skills and judgment are exceptional and will allow us to continue to provide improved service and enhanced enforcement of the tax laws.”   Lois G. Lerner Selected as Director of IRS Exempt Organizations Division

The site called 'Daily Progress' phrases it like this:
Lerner was appointed in 2005 to her job by the IRS commissioner, the agency's top official, appointed by the president.   IRS director signed letters to tea party 

You really mean appointed by the guy who was appointed by the president, sort of a Presidential appointment once removed.

Invoke the Fifth

White House tries Damage Control

Obama's IRS Targets Conservative Groups-Leaks Info