The re-islamization of Turkey. Where there is sharia, there is misery, misogyny and desperation. No laughter in public, no mention of tears - there are plenty of those. Women must not laugh in public, says Turkish Deputy Prime Minister who calls for people to ‘rediscover the Koran’ and stop acting like ‘sex addicts’
According to the latest data from the Historical Climatology Network, the summer of 2014 has been the coldest they’ve ever seen in the United States.
From Real Science:
The frequency of 90 degree days in the US has been plummeting for 80 years, and 2014 has had the lowest frequency of 90…
No amount of idiocy or chaos that comes from Detroit should surprise us. The city, which has been exclusively under the control of
SocialistsDemocrats since 1962, is in upheaval. But this latest round of nuttiness is just plain ridiculous. Thousands of people who haven’t paid their water…
This shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone because Buzzfeed is one giant hairball of plagiarism. They’ve turned stealing other people’s intellectual property into an art form.
Buzzfeed is conducting an internal review of editor Benny Johnson’s work after identifying…
This is huge. Perhaps not as huge as what a separate federal judge might rule on Friday, but it’s huge, nevertheless. A federal judge has ruled that the IRS must testify under oath about what happened to Lois Lerner’s emails.
A federal judge on Thursday ordered the IRS to explain under oath how it lost a trove of emails to and from a central figure in the agency’s tea party controversy.
U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan gave the tax agency a month to submit the explanation in writing. Sullivan said he is also appointing a federal magistrate to see whether the lost emails can be obtained from other sources.
Sullivan issued the order as part of a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit by Judicial Watch, a conservative watchdog group. He said the IRS declaration must be signed, under oath, by the appropriate IRS official.
"I’m going to hold tight to that Aug. 10 declaration," Sullivan said.
The IRS says it lost the emails in 2011 when Lois Lerner’s computer crashed. At the time, Lerner headed the IRS division that processes applications for tax-exempt status. She has since retired.
Lerner, who refused to answer questions at two House committee hearings, has become a central figure in several congressional investigations over the handling of tea party applications. At both hearings, Lerner cited her Fifth Amendment right not to incriminate herself.
IRS Commissioner John Koskinen has testified on the lost emails before Congress at least three times. Each time he was under oath.
Koskinen said he first learned there was a problem with Lerner’s computer in February but didn’t learn that emails were lost until April. The IRS notified Congress June 13.
Judicial Watch lawyer Ramona Cotca complained that the IRS never informed her group or the court about the lost emails, even though Sullivan had ordered the IRS to produce documents related to the information request on a monthly basis.