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Scandalizing America II

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| Friday, May 31, 2013 8:57 p.m.

Regarding the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s May 22 hearing on the IRS scandal: In excessively lengthy periods of time, it appeared that Lois Lerner, who directs the IRS division that oversees tax-exempt organizations, was attempting to evade her obvious bias in rejecting applications from tea party groups and like organizations, but especially those of religious groups.

It seems she greatly desired to invoke the Fifth Amendment just one time as her own “blanket exemption” before a desired rapid escape down the rat hole.

Sorry, Ms. Lerner, you should be compelled to stand (or sit, if you prefer) and repeat to each and every question, “I decline to answer …” while taking the Fifth.

You rejected and gave “no quarter” to those who rightly deserved consideration. Live by the sword …

Robert Engel

Baldwin Borough

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