Judicial Watch • Archives for 2006

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Pelosi Wants Scandal-Ridden Hastings for Intelligence Chair Position

Democratic Speaker Nancy Pelosi, an outspoken critic of the so-called “Republican Culture of Corruption,” has put her weight behind some scandal-ridden nominees for House leadership positions. Pelosi is reportedly leaning toward Rep. Alcee Hastings as the new chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Not such an intelligent

Another Court Victory For Illegal Day Laborers

For the second time this year a federal judge has ruled that it’s discriminatory and therefore illegal for municipalities in the United States to crack down on illegal immigrant day laborers who loiter, often harass residents and destroy neighborhoods with litter. A May ruling said that a Southern California city…

Convicted Felon, former-Governor George Ryan, Demands Government Pension

Former Illinois Governor and convicted racketeer George Ryan is demanding $197,000 in government pension paid by Illinois taxpayers as he heads off to jail for mulitple felony convictions. After “ripping off Illinois taxpayers” and using his leadership position to help family and friends throughout the course of his career, Ryan…

Convicted Felon, former-Governor George Ryan, Demands Government Pension

Former Illinois Governor and convicted racketeer George Ryan is demanding $197,000 in government pension money provided by Illinois taxpayers as he heads off to jail for multiple felony convictions. After “ripping off Illinois taxpayers” and using his leadership position to help family and friends throughout the course of his career,…

Hillary’s Wild Spending Spree

Even liberals and loyal Democrats are outraged by Hillary Clinton’s exorbitant Senate reelection campaign expenditures in a race that provided weak competition from relatively unknown candidates who could never compete with her celebrity status. The former First Lady spent more than any other Senate candidate this year–$36 million – even…

Americans Pay To Appease Saudis

The federal government used taxpayer money to send Colorado’s attorney general on a costly Middle Eastern excursion aimed at assuring skeptical Arab officials that a convicted Saudi man – who they had bailed out of jail – received a fair U.S. trial. Homaidan Al-Turki was convicted by a Denver jury…

Fraud At NASA Concealed

The inspector general of a major federal agency stifled investigations through the years and maintained unethical personal relationships with the top officials at the agency he was appointed to independently regulate. Appointed by President George W. Bush to monitor the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Robert Cobb was instead…

Governor Bill Richardson Helps Fugitive Illegal Alien

The governor of a state that allows illegal immigrants to obtain drivers’ licenses and reduced instate college tuition has asked the president to stop the deportation of a Mexican fugitive who has repeatedly violated U.S. law. New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson, an advocate of illegal immigrants, has actually requested that…

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