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Mike Lester

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  1. LoveGoComics

    LoveGoComics said, 8 months ago

    Hope and change.

  2. Gypsy8

    Gypsy8 said, 8 months ago

    I thought it was Republicans violating the Constitution by denying her constitutional rights to take the 5th.

  3. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, 8 months ago

    Maybe she should offer to testify, but only if it’s not under oath. That was a strategy that worked during those pesky 9/11 hearings, so there’s legal precedent.

  4. old1953

    old1953 said, 8 months ago

    Don’t you understand? Only Republicans get to use the fifth amendment.
    Though it goes over with the public much better if they just “can’t remember”. Some famous Republican couldn’t remember what went on in the WH basement, darn, what was his name?
    What’s really funny about this toon is simply that it makes it obvious, just as with the public in general, they have NO CLUE what that law/regulation actually says about tax exempt groups. Really. 501©4 groups are tax exempt FOR PURPOSES OF SOCIAL WELFARE OR CIVIC IMPROVEMENT. That be the law, as passed in 1913. They are not allowed to be organized for solely political purposes. THAT IS THE LAW. IRS Publication 557 says this: 501©(4) — Civic Leagues, Social Welfare Organizations, and Local Associations of Employees
    So what’s really going on is (once again) politicians hounding a government worker for the temerity to enforce the law as written and not wink at their supporters who break it. And yes, Virginia, it’s easier to start at the top of the list of new groups than it is to start at the bottom and investigate the Civic League of Duluth. And again yes, I’m quite certain there are many such supporting Dems and Greens and Rainbows – still doesn’t make it legal or right.

    And yeah, that’s got facts in it, so we’ll be able to see the Republicans here scream about how it’s just wrong and shes’ evil and I’m a commie and going to hell. Sigh. And no doubt FAUX SNOOZE is right and anyone who actually went to the trouble TO READ THE LAW has to be wrong.
    http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/p557.pdf
    http://www.givemeliberty.org/RTPLawsuit/Misc/IncomeTax1913.pdf

  5. Bruce4671

    Bruce4671 said, 8 months ago

    Certainly she has the right to not testify in such a way as to incriminate herself. Once she “opens the door” however, the congress has every right to query further and compel the answer. Have you never watched court TV……hahahahahahahahahahahahahaha.

  6. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, 8 months ago

    I say, fine. You opened the door 17 times with your denials. Each congressman gets 17 cracks at showing your stupidity. And since you will not stand up and defend yourself, you get only 1 shot at an apel when they convict you of criminal charges. Then and also, you can not defend your co conspirators! The race hustler should also be nailed to the wall!

  7. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, 8 months ago

    Oh Cumming, what a tangled web you weave when you practice to snare the other guy. No wonder you had to bring out the race card. You sir are next!

  8. mikefive

    mikefive said, 8 months ago

    @Gypsy8

    “I thought it was Republicans violating the Constitution by denying her constitutional rights to take the 5th.”

    That argument is still on going. Some think that she waived her fifth rights by answering questions in her initial testimony. Others believe she kept that right in later testimony. Lawyers on both sides are now citing legal precedents arguing both directions (maintaining or waiving). Throw politicians into the mix and a synergy occurs that may result in Lerner’s 5th Amendment rights hanging in abeyance for eternity (well…maybe not quite that long).

  9. Zuhlamon

    Zuhlamon said, 8 months ago

    Benghazi!

  10. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, 8 months ago

    @Zuhlamon

    “YouTube” “Spontaneous” All lies to protect the chosen one, to protect a clean run for 2016.

  11. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, 8 months ago

    @Adrian Snare

    And it is not the status that is in question. It was the targeting by Lerner as directed by a congressman that suppressed the rights of one over the other.
    try to keep up.

  12. Harleyquinn

    Harleyquinn GoComics PRO Member said, 8 months ago

    @Gypsy8

    Who denied it? Her? She made an opening statement. She got to say her piece. But the republican did not have a chance to question her statements. Then Cummings who is in it, who is now clearly using his position to protect himself, is throwing out more smoke. He needs to be removed because of a conflict of interest in that he needs to also be on trial. He can then plead the 5th. But he still should try to answer for his actions. But I think both can be buried without either one speaking another word. But both need to be put in front of questioning and they can plead the 5th all they want. It will just dig the hole deeper and the civil and criminal charges and punishments should be adjusted higher to reflect no cooperation.

  13. I Play One On TV

    I Play One On TV said, 8 months ago

    Maybe she should use the Alberto Gonzalez approach. “I don’t remember. I don’t recall. I was not aware. I am not sure I remember.”

    That worked well, too, and again shows legal precedent. He faced no penalties. Evidently, in the eyes of many, it’s better to look clueless than to plead the fifth. Stupid is more acceptable than complicit.

  14. mikefive

    mikefive said, 8 months ago

    @I Play One On TV

    “Maybe she should use the Alberto Gonzalez approach.”

    The only person that I can remember that didn’t use that approach was Oliver North. Most memorable to me was when he was asked about destroying evidence and he told them that, paraphrased, “No, I shredded it before there was an investigation and it became evidence.”

  15. Gypsy8

    Gypsy8 said, 8 months ago

    @Tigger

    Every statement needs not be supported by a link. Sometimes you can just use your own brain.

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