Regis prof David Hicks debuts first novel

David Hicks, Regis University professor of English and co-director of the Regis Mile High MFA program, is in the midst of a coast-to-coast, 50-stop tour to promote his debut novel, “White Plains” (Conundrum Press, May 2017). “White Plains” spans18 years. It’s about a guy named Flynn Hawkins, who, in the aftermath of 9/11, leaves his […]
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Obama calls IRS report findings ‘intolerable’ and ‘inexcusable’!/ChadPergram/status/334468135061184513
Here’s a memo to all of those defending the IRS in its targeting of conservative groups for special scrutiny (not to mention the possible leaking of confidential documents): not even President Obama is willing to give the IRS a pass (publicly, at least). Tonight, in his official response to the inspector general’s report, the president called the findings “intolerable and inexcusable.” He also took the occasion to remind federal employees “to hold themselves to the highest ethical and moral standards” every day.

As for those who fail to hold themselves to those standards? President Obama says he’s directed Treasury Secretary Jack Lew to “hold those responsible for these failures accountable.”

Obama issues rare evening statement on IRS report, saying: “The report’s findings are intolerable and inexcusable.”

— Jeff Zeleny (@jeffzeleny) May 15, 2013

Is there an echo in here, or is that just Donna Brazile?

I agree with President Barack Obama. The #IRS was out of bounds, out of place and simply wrong.

— Donna Brazile (@donnabrazile) May 15, 2013

You don’t have to go down with the ship, Donna. “@donnabrazile: I agree with Obama. The IRS was out of bounds, out of place & simply wrong”

— Sean Agnew (@seanagnew) May 15, 2013

This is Nancy Pelosi’s daughter, so we’ll assume she’s not being sarcastic when she hails the statement as evidence of Obama’s “leadership.”

Leadership RT @jbendery: JUST IN: #Obama statement on #IRS: “The report’s findings are intolerable and inexcusable.”…

— sfpelosi (@sfpelosi) May 15, 2013

Pres Obama on IRS watchdog report: “intolerable + inexcusable” Treasy Secty Lew 2 “hold those responsible accountable”… Lew’s problem now

— Jessica Yellin (@YellinCNN) May 15, 2013

BREAKING: Obama has been informed of the existence of the IRS.

— L K (@OrwellForce) May 15, 2013

Obama releases statement saying he’s now had a chance to review IRS investigation – says findings are intolerable & inexcusable.

— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) May 15, 2013

Obama releases IRS statement at 8:30 pm. #cowardice

— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) May 15, 2013

Obama needs to deliver that speech in front of the press corps and answer questions. No dark-of-night press releases.

— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) May 15, 2013

After claiming the #IRS was a separate entity and not under his control, Obama has ordered Lew to hold “those” who did this accountable.

— Melissia For Real (@ProudoftheUSA) May 15, 2013

Boy, under the Obama bus should be really full by now. #IRS

— Melissia For Real (@ProudoftheUSA) May 15, 2013

Shorter Obama statement: Sucks to be them, I got re-elected! Thank you IRS! Now where did I put those golf clubs?

— Renee (@rightwingertoo) May 15, 2013

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That awkward moment when Obama went to UN and these hilarious pics happened!/starless941/status/514790584699985922 A sippy cup for President Stompy Foot? That sounds about right. So, President Obama took a break from golfing and cup saluting to hit the United Nations. And these photos … [Continue reading]

HD4 brings political clout to dinner

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