Lois Lerner’s hard drive failed because of “impact”

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Working for the Democratic Party: It appears that the reason Lois Lerner’s hard drive crashed initially is because of “an impact of some sort.”

So, how often have you seen a hard drive fail because something got thrown at it, or it got thrown at something? And if such a thing happened, how often do you think it happens by accident?

And of course, the IRS immediately did its job and had that hard drive shredded and destroyed, so that no one could look at it and determine precisely how it failed.


  • PeterF

    I look forward to the day when these criminals will be held accountable for their treasonous actions. But I’m not going to hold my breath.

  • Chris Kirkendall

    Well, surprise, surprise – it’s just stunning how blatantly this Evil Regime continues to defy all laws. They have repeatedly destroyed evidence under Federal subpoena, repeatedly lied under oath to Congressional investigators. It’s like they have no fear of being charged with obstruction – they thumb their noses at us & say “So what are you gonna do about it?”. And so far they’re right – no one IS doing anything about it & they continue to get away with the most outrageous acts any Admin has ever committed…

  • Garry

    I can’t wait to see the list of people getting presidential pardons in January 2017…..

  • Nick P

    A web search shows that typically, hard drives have a ~50G rating while operating and >300G rating when turned off. Even under extreme conditions where the arm/actuator or bearing may be damaged, the drive itself could still be disassembled and the disc might be read.

  • pzatchok

    Like I have said.
    Any offices security starts first with its IT guys.

    First off they know for a fact all the rules about data loss and records keeping. They are the FIRST to get the memos and updates about such things.

    Second off know one but the IT guy is allowed into a computer to “fit” it. So who “fixed” this one?

    And any IT guy worth a paycheck knows exactly how easy and or hard it is to recover data off of a hard drive even if it claims to be broken.

    I for one had a lightning strike kill one of my hard drives. The circuit board on it got fried. So I went down to my local computer shop and asked to hunt through their stack of old hard drives. 20 minutes later I walked out with a 10 dollar hard driver exactly like the one I burned out. Switched the boards and by the end of the night had all my data back.

    Investigate the IT departments and fire a few people for not doing their jobs. This will not happen again.
    The only reason they did it or let it happen was because they felt safe that they would not be blamed for the data loss. Take that feeling away.

  • David M. Cook

    Nice idea, making the IT staff hurt so they won’t allow this again, but I would rather put the CRIMINALS in jail (starting with Lois Lerner!).

    If you close the doors of the IRS, fire EVERYONE, then make it illegal for anyone there to get a job in ANY federal department, you send the message to ALL other federal workers that this kind of activity will be punished most severely. Taking away their source of income is the best way to be sure Federal workers follow the law, not just their crooked managers’ evil plans.

    Oh, and take away their retirement & health care plans also!

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