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Obama’s Missing 18 Minutes of Tape | RedState

In order to properly analyze the media’s treatment of the revelation that hundreds or perhaps thousands of sent or received by , the key figure in the scandal, along with apparently six other employees, have been mysteriously lost and cannot be recovered in response to a subpoena, it is necessary and instructive to recall the media’s treatment of similar revelations in the Watergate scandal, which brought down a sitting President.

IRS Has Lost More E-mails . . . | National Review Online

The IRS recently informed Ways and Means chairman Dave Camp and subcommittee chairman Charles Boustany that computer crashes resulted in additional lost e-mails, including from Nikole Flax, the chief of staff to former IRS commissioner Steven Miller, who was fired in the wake of the targeting scandal.

Lois Lerner on IRS hard drive crash: ‘Sometimes stuff just happens’ – Washington Times

Lois G. Lerner, the employee at the center of the IRS tea party targeting scandal, wanted to recover files from her computer hard drive after it crashed in 2011, but when told it was impossible, she took a philosophical view.

Congress to Obama: Send Us ‘All Communications’ Between Your Office and Lois Lerner | CNS News

Rep. Dave Camp (R-Mich.), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, is asking President Obama to “ensure accountability” in the ongoing IRS investigation by providing his committee with “all communications between Lois Lerner and any persons within the Executive Office of President for the period between January 1, 2009 and May 1, 2011.”

9 Questions About Lois Lerner’s Missing Emails

Please explain why redundancies required for federal systems were either not used or were not effective in restoring the lost materials, and provide documentation showing how this shortfall has been remediated.

Federal Records Act

Federal records may not be destroyed-except in accordance with the procedures described in Chapter 33 of Title 44, United States Code. These procedures allow for records destruction only under the authority of a records disposition schedule approved by the Archivist of the United States. NARA issues a General Records Schedule (GRS) that gives record descriptions of records that are common to most Federal agencies and authorizes record disposals for temporary records. The Department is responsible for developing agency record schedules-with the approval of the Archivist of the United States-that are tailored to our own agency-specific records that are not provided for in the GRS.

State Wins Cold Beer Lawsuit | Indiana Association of Beverage RetailersIndiana Association of Beverage Retailers

Federal Judge Richard L. Young granted summary judgment to dismiss all counts in a challenge to the state’s law Monday – from federal and state constitutional challenges to an equal protection claim. Most notably, the judge said Indiana law restricting the sale of to package stores was rational and not unconstitutionally vague.

KFC asks girl to leave because of ‘scary’ facial scars | The Daily Caller

An employee at a Kentucky Fried Chicken in Jackson, Miss., asked 3-year-old Victoria Wilcher to leave the fast food restaurant because her facial scared the other customers.

Something Pretty Remarkable Happens When Hillary Clinton Fans Are Asked About Benghazi | Video | TheBlaze.com

When Fox News correspondent Jesse Watters asked fans about the deadly Benghazi terror attacks of 2012, he got some surprising answers. None were more surprising than the ones coming from several people who had no idea what Benghazi was, despite the fact that many argue it is Clinton’s biggest failure as secretary of state.

If Companies Don’t Adopt the Government’s Upcoming Salt Recommendations, Some Think ‘Mandatory Limits’ Are in Order

For now, the guidelines to be issued by the Food and Drug Administration asking the food industry to lower sodium levels will be voluntary, but some think if companies don’t make the recommended changes on their own, mandatory reduction targets should be enacted instead. FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg told The Associated Press in a recent interview that the sodium is “of huge interest and concern” and she hopes the guidelines will be issued “relatively soon.”

New dating app uses facial recognition to find a lookalike of your previous partner | Mail Online

You may have varying tastes when it comes to actors and singers you find attractive, but when it comes to real relationships, most people have a ‘type’.

Alaska to offer free pregnancy tests in bars to curb fetal alcohol syndrome | Fox News

As the state with the highest rates of fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) in the U.S., is introducing a new campaign aimed at preventing pregnant women from drinking, the Anchorage Daily News reported. Starting in December, pregnancy tests will be placed in the bathrooms of 20 bars and restaurants across the state.

Where your ideology says you should live – The Washington Post

That’s right, the Democratic modeling and analytic firm that broke down partisan leanings by first name has now crunched their numbers even further. Answer a few simple questions below, pick your favorite state, and call your real estate agent — their data will show you the Zip code that’s most ideologically in tune with your beliefs.

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