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Nation

Ted Cruz: Holder must be impeached if Lerner isn’t indicted: BPR
Obama, Holder both whine about treatment to Al Sharpton: Ace
Chilling: Cliven Bundy, Surrounded by a Military-Style Army: Sara Noble

Democratic Budget Exposes New Obamacare Lie: Phil Kerpen
Dems need to hate the Koch brothers: LI
The Unforgivable Sin: Sebelius Caused `Lasting Damage to Obama Legacy’: TR

The Real Story Behind The Bundy Ranch Harassment: Dana Loesch
Cruz: ‘Scared Senate Democrats Demanded Sebelius’ Head’: FNI
House Conservatives Plot to Oust Boehner, Put Scare Into Cantor: Tim Alberta

BREAKING: 90% of NY Gun Owners Refuse to Register Guns: ConTrib
Sebelius’s farewell speech derails because … it’s missing a page: Hot Air
Nancy Pelosi: Matt Helm with osteoporosis: Ace

My Foolproof Plan to Stop Common Core and Amnesty: ConHQ
Sebelius’s Dangerous Legacy of Incompetence and Deception: Jonathan Tobin
The Democrats’ Fake Problems : Jim Geraghty

Scandal Central

The Definition Of, “Not A Smidgen,” Revealed, When Democrats Shriek Witch Hunt: Blogmocracy
The IRS Scandal Comes Into Focus: Kimberley Strassel
Obama Refuses To Meet With Survivor From 2009 Ft. Hood Terror Attack: WZ

White House Denies ’09 Fort Hood Victim’s Request for Meeting With Obama: ABC
Federal judge slams Holder for ‘unprecedented instruction’ he had ‘no authority to establish’: Caroline May
Senator Harry Reid: cattle rustler for Communist China: James Simpson

Climate & Energy

White House Goes Squishy On Keystone XL Deadline: RWN
Desperate to Sell Volts, Government Motors Cuts Cost by Putting in Even Weaker Batteries: MB
Are Baked Beans Bad For “Climate Change”?: RWN

Media

NY Times issues a huge correction, ruins an entire afternoon of MSNBC programming: ConIntel
Stephen Halbrook’s Masterful History of Nazi Gun Control Measures: PJM
Video: Democrat’s “War on Fox News” turns into hilarious rout: Hot Air

Dana Loesch: If Bundy Cows Were Illegal Aliens They’d Get EBT Cards and Obama Phones: GWP
Multiple Reports Of Cell Towers Near Bundy Ranch Being Shut Down: WZ
59% of GOP Voters Say Republicans in Congress Out of Touch with Party’s Base: Rasmussen

Obama’s press secretary decorates home with Soviet propaganda: The Week
Obama Tells Us What The Real Voter Fraud Is: Cove
Don’t Go There, Buddy!: MOTUS

World

Putin Declares All-Out Cold War on America: Kim Zigfeld
The Wretched Jelly-Spined Nothing Eunuchs of Brandeis: Mark Steyn
Breaking: White House denies visa to Iranian hostage-taker: Hot Air

CAIR Attacked Ayaan Hirsi Ali Because They are Islamic Supremacists with Links to Terrorists: PJM
Want proof they won’t stop with your guns?: LI
Degrees of Separation: Mark Steyn

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

Public Sites Affected by Heartbleed: Mashable
NSA Said to Exploit Heartbleed Bug for Intelligence for Years: Bloomberg
Why Gamification Matters: Samuel Greengard

Cornucopia

New Michelle Rolling Stone Cover: iOTW
Alleged Bus Bully Learns the Hard Way : Blaze
#BundyRanch: Western Rifle Shooters

Image: White House Denies ’09 Fort Hood Victim’s Request for Meeting With Obama
Today’s Larwyn’s Linx sponsored by: Conservative J.D. Winteregg for Congress: Fire John Boehner

QOTD: “Vladimir V. Putin’s Russia has declared all-out cold war on the United States, and is threatening a hot conflagration in Ukraine as well. In response, Barack H. Obama is dithering, poking his head ever deeper into the sands of cowardice, and leading America down the same dead-end street followed by James E. Carter.

On April 10th, the Putin regime shut down the Voice of America radio broadcasts in Russia, calling them “mere spam in our frequencies,” and it evicted the American Councils, which is responsible for organizing student exchanges between the USA and Russia. The same day, it was revealed that the Kremlin had willfully withheld critical information about the Boston Marathon bombers from U.S. security forces, in other words playing an important role in helping the bombings to go forward. We learned that Russia had been ritualistically violating its nuclear arms treaty obligations, and Russia announced as well that it intended to flout U.S. sanctions against the terrorist rogue regime in Iran…

…Yet Obama continues to bite his fingernails and watch as Putin gorges himself on Eastern Europe. A big part of the reason, of course, is that he’s afraid Americans will start remembering his “reset” policy, where he lectured Republicans about having misunderstood Russia and assured us that if treated with proper respect Russia would be a valuable partner in international affairs.” —Kim Zigfeld

Doug Ross @ Journal

IRS-GATE REIGNITES: Left-Wing Hit-Man Lois Lerner Indicted By Her Own Spiteful Words

That’s not a typo. Yes, I said “hit-man”. I mean, have you seen a picture of Lerner? That’s a man, man.

Sorry, that’s cruel, I know. But when these despicable hacks use their power and the instrumentalities of government to target political opposition, well, it’s clear they are not real Americans. In fact, they despise the American form of government. They loathe free speech. And, most of all, they will use any scheme, no matter how unlawful, to retain their white-knuckled grip on power.

Congress’s investigation into the IRS targeting of conservatives has been continuing out of the Syria headlines… [and the latest revelations] raise doubts about IRS claims that the targeting wasn’t politically motivated and that low-level employees in Cincinnati masterminded the operation.

In a February 2011 email, Ms. Lerner advised her staff—including then Exempt Organizations Technical Manager Michael Seto and then Rulings and Agreements director Holly Paz—that a Tea Party matter is “very dangerous,” and is something “Counsel and [Lerner adviser] Judy Kindell need to be in on.” Ms. Lerner adds, “Cincy should probably NOT have these cases.”

…Earlier this summer, IRS lawyer Carter Hull, who oversaw the review of many Tea Party cases and questionnaires, testified that his oversight began in April 2010. Tea party cases under review are “being supervised by Chip Hull at each step,” Ms. Paz wrote to Ms. Lerner in a February 2011 email. “He reviews info from TPs, correspondence to TPs etc. No decisions are going out of Cincy until we go all the way through the process with the c3 and c4 cases here.” TP stands for Tea Party, and she means 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) nonprofit groups.

The emails also put the targeting in the context of the media and Congressional drumbeat over the impact of conservative campaign spending on the 2012 elections. On July 10, 2012 then Lerner-adviser Sharon Light emailed Ms. Lerner a National Public Radio story on how outside money was making it hard for Democrats to hold their Senate majority.

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee had complained to the Federal Election Commission that conservative groups like Crossroads GPS and Americans for Prosperity should be treated as political committees, rather than 501(c)(4)s, which are tax-exempt social welfare groups that do not have to disclose their donors.

“Perhaps the FEC will save the day,” Ms. Lerner wrote back later that morning.

That response suggests Ms. Lerner’s political leanings, and it also raises questions about Ms. Lerner’s intentions in a separate email exchange she had when an FEC investigator inquired about the status of the conservative group the American Future Fund. The FEC and IRS don’t have the authority to share that information under section 6103 of the Internal Revenue Code

Ms. Lerner famously invoked her right against self-incrimination rather than testify under oath to Congress. The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee reported this summer that its investigation had found Ms. Lerner had sent official IRS documents to her personal email account, and many questions remain unanswered. Democrats want to pretend the IRS scandal is over, but Ms. Lerner’s role deserves much more exposure.

Lerner is a disgrace. If we had effective leaders in the House, she’d be serving time in Leavenworth, knitting sweaters for “Big Wanda”.

Hat tip: BadBlue News.

Doug Ross @ Journal