There are all kinds of lies, there are the innocent kind, where I tell you something because I don’t want to hurt your feelings. No those pants don’t make your butt look big, yes those shoes look pretty. There are the lies told out of spite to hurt people, there are lies told because you are scared. There are the lies told so that you can take advantage of someone. Then their are the lies that are told because you hold the person you are telling them to in such disregard that you honestly do not believe they deserve hearing the truth.
In order for a lie to be believed, it has to hold enough truth for those hearing it to think that what they are being told is at least plausible. Someone at the IRS just threw out the mother of all, “You don’t deserve the Truth” lies, and topped it off with a level of arrogance that is utterly mind boggling, in that it didn’t contain enough truth to fool even a Neanderthal magically transported to modern day America.
Lois Lerner’s emails disappeared when her personal computer crashed and are totally unrecoverable. That is utter and complete unadulterated bullshit. Email’s are the next closest thing to forever that there is. They are not just stored on your computer’s hard drive, they are also archived on the hard drives and tape back ups of every single Email server that they transit through.
The Blaze’s Jason Howerton has an article where an IT guru utterly obliterates the IRS claim that a hard drive crash destroyed Lois Lerner’s emails.
A veteran IT professional tells TheBlaze that the IRS’ claim that the agency lost two years’ worth of former IRS official Lois Lerner’s emails is “simply not feasible.”
On Friday, members of Congress revealed that the IRS would not be able to hand over Lerner’s emails to and from other IRS employees from January 2009 to April 2011, possibly due to a “glitch” or “crash.” Lawmakers were seeking the emails as part of their investigation into the IRS targeting scandal.
Norman Cillo, an Army veteran who worked in intelligence and a former program manager at Microsoft, argued it is very difficult to lose emails for good and laid out six reasons why he believes Congress is “being lied to” about the Lerner emails:
1. I believe the government uses Microsoft Exchange for their email servers. They have built-in exchange mail database redundancy. So, unless they did not follow Microsofts recommendations they are telling a falsehood. You can see by the diagram below that if you have three servers in a DAG you have three copies of the database.
IUn short, not only should the individuals at the IRS who told Congress that Lois Lerner’s emails were destroyed go to prison for lying to Congress, they should have an additional 10 years added to their sentence for indefensible stupidity in public, and another 10 additional years thrown on for incomprehensible incompetency on the job.