Judicial Watch • Archives for 2007

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Arrests At U.S. Border Down

Proving that an increase in enforcement is effective, the apprehension of illegal immigrants has gone down significantly in an area of the U.S.-Mexico border notorious for its heavy flow of smugglers and individual violators. The addition of U.S. Border Patrol agents and National Guard troops has undoubtedly deterred would-be illegal…

No Sunshine In This Law

Fugitives and violent criminals continue to carry concealed weapon licenses in Florida because the state agency that issues them does not revoke them when a person has been convicted of a felony and a new “privacy law,” keeps the negligence undercover. More than 400,000 people are licensed to carry hidden…

Senator Sleeps With Teenage Page

A South Dakota Senate Committee will decide what action to take against a popular Democratic state senator accused of sexually groping a high school page during last legislative session. The nine-member committee has spent the last three days hearing the sordid details of what happened when Senator Dan Sutton and…

Illegal Immigrant Sues Radio Station For Following Law

An illegal immigrant is suing a radio station because it abided by U.S. federal law in requiring her to provide a valid Social Security or tax identification number before giving her a prize she won in a contest. When the Mexican woman, living illegally in Chicago for 15 years, could…

Rhode Island’s Ongoing Public Scandal

Rhode Island’s political establishment has been hit by a cloud of fraud and corruption that has exposed an ongoing influence-peddling ring starring public figures and the well-to-do executives that have for years bribed them. The widespread ring has kept the state’s ethics commission quite busy and the federal courts occupied…

Islamic Law Takes Over At U.S. Airport

Commissioners at one of the nation’s busiest airports have finally scheduled a public meeting to consider punishing Muslim cab drivers who refuse passengers carrying liquor or guide dogs because Islamic law forbids it. Although the state agency that licenses them prohibits discrimination and allows fare refusal only for safety reasons,…

Hillary Replaced As Hollywood Darling

Taxpayers nationwide are probably thrilled that they will not finance Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, but it seems that perhaps the New York senator passed on public funding without first considering the financial impact of Barack Obama. The increasingly popular senator from Illinois is Hollywood’s new darling, a role once played…

Election Workers Guilty Of Rigging Recount

Two election workers in Ohio’s most populous county have been convicted of fraud for illegally rigging a recount of the 2004 presidential election in order to avoid a more labor-intensive thorough review of the cast ballots. Ohio gave President George W. Bush the electoral votes he needed to defeat John…

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