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2005 - Judicial Watch

Fraud In Government Loan Program For Terror Victims

The Small Business Administration’s inspector general has released a damaging report that says most of the businesses receiving money from a loan program created to help victims of the September 11 attacks were not financially hurt by the event. They include a South Dakota radio station, a Virgin Islands perfume…

Hillary Clinton Gets Bashing From Left

In the process of creating the impression that she has shifted to the center, Hillary Clinton is alienating her liberal supporters and even some of her buddies in the media, who criticized her for cosponsoring a bill to make flag burning a crime. One columnist called it one step too…

United States Keeps Corrupt Latin Americans Out

In an effort to pressure Latin America to battle corruption, the United States created a policy of denying tourist visas to the region’s corrupt government officials. In fact, the U.S. has recently revoked the visas of at least three former Central American presidents?Nicaragua’s Arnoldo Aleman, Guatemala’s Alfonso Portillo and

Much-Needed Security At U.S. Chemical Plants

It’s difficult to believe that U.S. government officials have taken more than four years after the September 11 attacks to even propose a plan that will secure chemical plants, which are extremely vulnerable to terrorist attacks. The chemical industry in this country self-regulates 15,000 plants nationwide on a voluntary basis…

More Danger At Los Alamos Nuclear Lab

If a series of security breeches and fraud are committed at a government-owned nuclear laboratory, what should happen to the group responsible for managing the facility? Most people might say to get rid of it, but United States Government officials have instead rewarded the group, the University of California, a…

Bridge to Nowhere Benefits Representative’s Son-in-Law

Anchorage Daily News reports that the infamous “Bridge to Nowhere” would benefit Representative Don Young’s son-in-law, Art Nelson, who is a partner in Point Bluff, LLC. Rep. Young is the politician who has been trying to build the bridge. The “Bridge to Nowhere” was given its name by people appalled…

Baucus to Return Abramoff Donations

The Associated Press has reported that Senator Max Baucus, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee, is donating nearly $19,000 he received from lobbyist Jack Abramoff’s clients to colleges in his state. Though Baucus never received the money directly from Abramoff and has never actually met him, Baucus’ spokesman…

High-Powered Explosives Stolen In New Mexico

As if the country wasn’t already on edge over terrorism and lack of national security, this week hundreds of pounds of powerful explosives have disappeared from a lab in New Mexico. Some media outlets have labeled it the biggest explosives heist in recent history and the scary part is that…

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