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  • IRS Emails Backed Up by Outside Email Archiving Company
    Tim Brown 4 Hours Ago
    On Friday, Mac Slavo reported on Congressman Darrell Issa's (R-CA) statement in which he called the Internal Revenue Service's claim that Lois Lerner's hard drive crash resulted in a loss of emails "ridiculous." Most of us know that information from crashed hard drives can be recovered, though it costs a lot of money. However, as Mac pointed out, we could simply obtain a copy from the National Security Agency since they are collecting this kind of information. But something more telling has come to light: The IRS uses as an email archiving company to back up its emails.

    That's right, Sonasoft, whose slogan is "email archiving done right" touts the IRS as a customer.

    According to the website:

    The world's leading companies rely on Sonasoft products to secure their operational data. Sonasoft's award winning disaster recovery software for Microsoft Servers: SonaVault, SonaExchange, and SonaSQL is known for ease of use and reliability for email archiving, backup, recovery, replication and migration needs.
    In fact, according to Sonasoft, "When used in conjunction with Sonasoft's email archiving software, continuous email archiving can be achieved without the loss of emails even after the Primary Exchange Server switches over to the Standby Exchange Server."

    The site goes on to pledge, "secure and guaranteed email archiving."

    The website elaborates:

    "The SonaVault Email Archiving software solution employs reliable safeguards including encryption to ensure that the email is tamper-proof without the possibility of being altered. Our secure archiving solution is achieved through encryption and hash calculations to determine the tampering of emails. SonaVault uses Microsoft's Journaling mechanism to extract and archive messages. This ensures that every message which goes out and enters an Microsoft Exchange Archiving Server is archived even if the message is deleted by the user from his or her

  • mailbox."
    While Congressman Paul Ryan (R-WI) told IRS Commissioner John Koskinen, "I don't believe it. That's your problem, nobody believes you," perhaps he should be looking to have Sonasoft subpoenaed for the backup of the emails they are asking for.

    Personally, I don't trust Paul Ryan (and for obvious reasons), but I'm more aggravated that he demonstrates frustration, but will not do the very thing that most of us Americans would do if we were in his shoes.

    I use LiveDrive to backup my data, which is a super service based in England that has minimal cost to backup multiple computers for a flat fee per year. I have no trouble restoring crashed drives or virus-ridden drives from that service. How much more should a company be able to restore those emails that were allegedly erased due to a crash?

    Personally, I'm not buying that the hard drive crashed. It's simply too convenient.

    In addition to Sonasoft, there are also recipients of Lois Lerner's emails, right? Has their hard drive's crashed? I doubt it. As Ben Barrack pointed out, the emails that are missing are probably the most damning as they may be linked to Malik Obama, Barack Hussein Obama's brother who is a financier of the Muslim Brotherhood.

    So my question to Paul Ryan and other congressmen who claim to be after the truth is, why are you not subpoenaing these emails from the archives of SonaVault? If you aren't doing that, then you should not be trusted as a person who is after the truth, but is merely a political version of a WWF wrestler who plays the part when before the cameras, but when you're off camera you're having drinks with the enemies of America.

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    by slugboy85 Jun 20, 2014 4:51 PM

    Now you owe me an apology for being blinded by your precepts and not reading the statement as a whole. That was one donkey of a question.

    I am just wondering if you are picking fights for the fun of it. This seems to be a major issue for you. If you have no idea that there are about 1100 right/privileges the Fed's convey to married couple, then you are either a troll or willfully uninformed.

    To be direct- the same as straight couple have carved out with special exemptions that single people don't benefit from. Most are social engineering garbage, that neither straight nor gay couples should special treatment in a land that strives for equality... Jmo. You can find a list on gaylife's website or just do a search for them.

    Now, would you like to have a dialogue on the concept of marriage as a contract and rights and privileges in a common law/ historical / religious context?

  • The trannie troll is still here I see.

  • Do these democrat rants still apply today? I believe they do.
    It's the economy stupid!
    Iraq: It's about BIG OIL! (By the way.. There were WMD's in Iraq. ISIS knew where to find them.)

    It's still about the poor economy and big oil. Not much change yet, just a lot more scandals and lies.

  • andimsupposedtobecrazy andimsupposedtobecrazy Jun 22, 2014 10:04 AM Flag

    Worst “Recovery” Ever for Long-Term Unemployed
    Why Senate Democrats Should Act on 40 House-Passed Jobs Bills
    In no other recession were there this many long-term unemployed.
    As introduced on June 17, 2014, Ways and Means Chairman Camp is listing 40 reasons for the Senate to pass the 40 jobs bills the House has already approved. The reasons define the distress Americans continue to feel in the “new normal” of high unemployment and weak job creation resulting from Obama Administration economic policies. Harry Reid's Senate is not acting on 40 House passed jobs bills passed from the House to the Senate. So who is blocking job creation? Answer: Harry Reid.

  • andimsupposedtobecrazy andimsupposedtobecrazy Jun 22, 2014 10:08 AM Flag

    At the Current Pace, the Jobs Gap Won’t Close until 2018. The jobs gap includes both jobs lost during the recession as well as new jobs needed to keep pace with population growth.

  • andimsupposedtobelazy andimsupposedtobelazy Jun 22, 2014 10:13 AM Flag

    The trannie troll is still here I see.


    NewbiePolack is still claiming to be a newbie, I see.

    Hey, where are those "obscure tables" in the Apple 10K that break out Apple's employees by country, Newbie? I've been waiting more than a year for you to show them to me.

  • AND - You can keep your plan if you like your plan.
    AND - Lois Lerners e-mails were eaten by Obamas dog
    If white post like a white, else well u know boy

  • Reply to


    by slugboy85 Jun 20, 2014 4:51 PM
    andimsupposedtobelazy andimsupposedtobelazy Jun 22, 2014 10:16 AM Flag

    I miss retread your post.. Sorry to call you out. I was wrong to do so.

    Thank you for that. It is rarely done on this board -- classy move.

    By the way, I was including all national-security related agencies under 'defense' (NSA, FBI, CIA, Homeland Security) and once you add all those to senior entitlements, the total is more than half the budget..

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    UPS man still stalking Verm

    by brokeoldjoo Jun 13, 2014 1:25 PM

    Sandy needs depends

  • Reply to


    by slugboy85 Jun 20, 2014 4:51 PM
    andimsupposedtobelazy andimsupposedtobelazy Jun 22, 2014 10:30 AM Flag

    "Now you owe me an apology for being blinded by your precepts and not reading the statement as a whole. "

    Actually, I don't think so. We were talking about two very specific things -- the question of whether UNPOPULAR "rights" are in fact a loss of "rights" to those who oppose them -- specifically abortion and gay marriage. We were not talking about marriage as a general institution, and almost no one is running around opposing the rights of marriage in general -- yes, your post mentioned both gay and straight, but that is a standard trick of rodents -- they try to hide their indefensible position by conflating it with some broader principled opposition to a thing in general, when really that isn't what they believe -- and that is what I thought you were #$%$. So to the extent I misinterpreted your change of subject to a fairly novel position, I guess I do apologize.

    In any case, I have no problem with granting married people lots of extra privileges -- they after all are entering into a legally binding contract with lots of obligations, too (parental responsibilities, shared liabilities, rights to shared property, etc.) It is simply practical to grant these at the federal level, because so many interactions are at that level -- rights to government programs, tax obligations, military obligations, etc., and it would be a mess to grant them on a state by state basis.

    If you have a problem with specific benefits granted to married people I'd like to hear them.


    I am just wondering if you are picking fights for the fun of it.

    Actually I am not. I don't need to -- the deranged Contard lunatics say so many stupid and obviously wrong things on this board every day that I have plenty to do just laughing at their stupidity and mendacity. I leave normal people alone.

    In any case I can see that you are a fair-minded person and so will treat you with the respect you deserve.

  • Before the liberal media joins FOX news in spreading the news of his failed presidency with its
    Potentially criminal activities???????
    One pollster, Reuters Ipsos is at 36%.

  • andimsupposedtobelazy andimsupposedtobelazy Jun 22, 2014 10:52 AM Flag

    "Nixon was impeached for using the IRS to harass his political enemies"

    He was impeached for a lot more than that, you lying smelly diaper.

    He was impeached for more than FIFTEEN things, including obstruction of justice, contempt of Congress and abuse of power

    This list included coaching, bribing and promising benefits to witnesses who lied under oath or took blame; using the IRS, FBI and Secret Service to spy on and harass citizens for non-national security reasons; diverting campaign funds to a Dirty Tricks team to harass his enemies and to fund an illegal break-in of Democratic headquarters; defying Congressional subpoenas; firing a special prosecutor; and illegally leaking crime investigation information to fellow conspirators.

  • Real Clear Politics June 23, 2006

    GW Bush Approval at 38.8%.

    lol............. President Obama 3 Percentage Points higher than geaorge "The Loser" bush.

    Silly empty headed right wing tea bag party of losers continue to make fools of themselves daily.

  • This is the first black president, what a shame that his record is, sadly, reinforcing the stereotype.

  • I recently bought shares in Altria and thought it would be helpful to read these messages, but somehow I was moved to a political board. Please don't waste my time. Go to a political board.

  • andimsupposedtobecrazy andimsupposedtobecrazy Jun 22, 2014 12:14 PM Flag

    ALERT! New poll out today: obama's approval rating at all time low of 37%.

  • andimsupposedtobecrazy andimsupposedtobecrazy Jun 22, 2014 12:16 PM Flag

    "He was impeached for more than FIFTEEN things, including obstruction of justice, contempt of Congress and abuse of power"

    And you suppose obama won't be impeached in a similar manner?

  • andimsupposedtobelazy andimsupposedtobelazy Jun 22, 2014 12:22 PM Flag

    And you suppose obama won't be impeached in a similar manner?

    Yes, on Monday, July 11, 2013.

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