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Things could get very interesting for the IRS on July 10.

The judge with whom the IRS failed to notify about the lost emails and is holding a hearing on the matter on July 10 has in the past aggressively pursued corruption in the Department of Justice.

Judge Sullivan is the judge who held federal prosecutors in contempt, dismissed an unjust indictment against a United States Senator, and publicly excoriated the Department of Justice. He also had the moral conviction, courage and gumption to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate the Justice Department and the individual prosecutors. …

In the [Senator Ted] Stevens case, Judge Sullivan publicly upbraided the government lawyers before an overflow courtroom, “In nearly 25 years on the bench, I’ve never seen anything approaching the mishandling and misconduct that I’ve seen in this case. . . . When the government does not meet its obligations to turn over evidence, the system falters.”

Judge Sullivan was taking the extraordinary step of appointing a special prosecutor. He chose highly respected DC attorney Henry Schuelke III to investigate the prosecutors for possible criminal charges. The judge ordered the department to preserve all of its files, electronic correspondence—everything—and cooperate fully in the investigation, including providing Schuelke access to investigative files and all witnesses.

It is very possible Sullivan will get as incensed on July 10. Stay tuned. Things could get very hot for the IRS and the Obama administration on that day.

Pioneer cover

From the press release: From the moment he is handed a possibility of making the first alien contact, Saunders Maxwell decides he will do it, even if doing so takes him through hell and back.

Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

The vision that Zimmerman paints of vibrant human colonies on the Moon, Mars, the asteroids, and beyond, indomitably fighting the harsh lifeless environment of space to build new societies, captures perfectly the emerging space race we see today.

He also captures in Pioneer the heart of the human spirit, willing to push forward no matter the odds, no matter the cost. It is that spirit that will make the exploration of the heavens possible, forever, into the never-ending future.

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  • DK Williams

    Most excellent

  • t-dub

    The IRS will always be used as a political weapon. A computer at point of sale can’t do what they do.

  • Orion314

    I wish that judge, God Speed!

  • Edward

    This reminds me of the Duke University Lacrosse team fiasco. An overzealous prosecutor went after a team of innocent college students, ruined their reputations and the reputations of their coach and university, all for his own political aspirations.

    Now we have the most powerful agency* of the most powerful government in the world going after innocent taxpayers for political gain, and most or all of the other agencies are following suit. The cover-up is astonishing for its lame, transparent ineptitude.

    The administration’s treatment of this scandal strongly suggests that, just as with the IRS scandal, there is much more to the other scandals (the ones that Obama denies are scandals) than we have been told by the media. Witnesses to other scandals have been intimidated into silence, and evidence has been hidden or suppressed. Our nation’s chief prosecutor, Attorney General Holder, has publicly announced that there are certain cases in which he will not pursue justice. Have we ever before had such blatant and widespread corruption in the federal government?

    Why is it that this administration has turned upside down everything that we learned in our civics classes, and why is it getting away with so much of it? Welcome to Obama’s America, land of the formerly free.–3T48Dppaw (8 minutes)

    * This agency is powerful enough to go completely against US laws, precedents, and traditions to employ the French version of law: guilty unless proved innocent, rather that the US version: innocent unless proved guilty.

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