Stories We’re Watching: Wednesday News Links 7-23-2014

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Here is a collection of some of the stories making the Internet rounds today. Click the links for the full stories.

  • Ex-IRS official Lois Lerner’s computer hard drive was “scratched” and the data on it was still recoverable. But the IRS did not try to recover the data from Lerner’s hard drive, despite recommendations from in-house IRS IT experts to outsource the recovery project. The hard drive was then “shredded,” according to a court filing the IRS made to House Ways and Means Committee investigators. Source: The Daily Caller…
  • The Obama Administration is fighting to keep secret hundreds of pages of emails detailing White House involvement in the 2010 firing and attempted rehiring of Agriculture Department employee Shirley Sherrod after the late conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart published a blog post and video clips suggesting Sherrod was a racist. Source: POLITICO…
  • The White House Correspondents’ Association is filing a formal complaint against the White House for excluding press from a celebration of the the 45th anniversary of the moon landing held at the White House Tuesday. Source: The Daily Caller…
  • Former Dollar General CEO David Perdue won the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate in Georgia on Tuesday, defeating Rep. Jack Kingston in a close race that went down to the wire. The outcome is a blow to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which made a sizable investment on behalf of Kingston. Source: The Washington Post…
  • By leaving strategic areas along the southern U.S. border unprotected, and by using children as the face of the illegal immigrant surge to elicit public sympathy, the Federal government is engaging in a sophisticated military tactic known as “asymmetrical warfare” against the American people, a former U.S. Border Patrol agent is warning. Source: Infowars…
  • Texas Republican Lt. Governor David Dewhurst reported that the vast majority of illegal immigrants coming over the southern border are not unaccompanied minors in an appearance on Tuesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “The Daily Rundown.” Source: Breitbart…
  • Voters strongly believe the United States is a more divided nation these days, and they think both sides are to blame. Most are also ready to do something about it at the ballot box in November. Sixty-seven percent (67%) of Likely U.S. Voters say America is a more divided nation than it was four years ago. Source: Rasmussen…
  • A DNAinfo New York review of decisions by the city’s Taxi and Limousine Tribunal judges shows that in the past year and a half, hundreds of people going about their daily routines had their cars seized because inspectors suspected they were unlicensed cabbies. Source: DNAinfo…

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