Leader of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS)

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

The leader of the radical Sunni terrorist group ISIS, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (known also as Abu Du’a)  is a former U.S. detainee at the U.S.-run Camp Bucca in southern Iraq.  He was released in 2009 when the U.S. left Iraq.

In 2011, the U.S. State Department listed al-Baghdadi as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist and has a $10 million bounty on his head.

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IRS Claims It Has ‘Lost’ Lois Lerner’s Emails

Lois Lerner
Lois Lerner

The IRS is claiming it has lost two years of Lois Lerner’s emails.  How convenient.

According to the House Ways and Means Committee, the IRS has “lost” two years of emails belonging to former head of tax exempt organizations Lois Lerner. The IRS doesn’t have a record of her emails from January 2009 through April 2011, conveniently encompassing some of the same time when tea party groups were being targeted for extra scrutiny and possible criminal prosecution. The IRS says the loss of emails is due to a “computer crash” and claims emails from or to Lerner from the White House, Democratic members of Congress, the Treasury Department and Department of Justice cannot be located.

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