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U.S. Gives Corrupt Mexican Govt. $400 Million

In a miserably unsuccessful effort to combat the rampant violence created by Mexican drug cartels, the United States is giving that country’s corrupt government hundreds of millions of dollars even though its official "drug czar" got busted taking huge bribes from renowned cartels. The U.S. continues to pour huge amounts…

Fla. House Speaker Faces Ethics Hearing

The Speaker of Florida’s House of Representatives is being investigated by the state’s ethics commission for taking a high-paying job at a public college after he helped the school get millions of dollars in state funding. Republican Ray Sansom will go before the Florida Commission on Ethics in late January…

Tax Money Funds Illegal Immigrant Employer

An Iowa senator abused his power as a committee chair to secretly steer millions of tax dollars from an environmental program to a small-town meatpacking company notorious for hiring illegal immigrants. In fact, the meatpacking company— Postville-based Agriprocessors—was forced into bankruptcy earlier this year after a federal immigration raid resulted…

Illegal Alien Tuition Goes To State High Court

A state Supreme Court could establish a precedent with nationwide impact when it rules on a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of discounted college tuition for illegal immigrants. The California Supreme Court has decided to take up the heated issue of whether granting illegal immigrants discounted in-state tuition at public colleges…

Obama Breaks Transparency Promise

Another of Barack Obama’s famous “change” campaign promises has been broken, this time involving a level of transparency he assured had not existed in any administration. Pledging the “most open and transparent transition in history,” Team Obama vowed to reveal details of transition meetings with groups on its heavily promoted…

Report Details Ohio Atty. Gen. Corruption

The official elected to uphold Ohio’s laws and Constitution illegally used campaign funds to make hefty payments to friends and family, ran a vulgar and unprofessional office and spent millions of taxpayer dollars on unnecessary perks. A seven-month investigation conducted by the Ohio Inspector General’s office reveals that the state’s…

Obama Gov. Website Illegally Approved

Barack Obama’s transition website was illegally authorized to register as an official U.S. government domain and Judicial Watch has exclusively obtained documents to prove it, including evidence that the authorization was initially denied.  When Team Obama announced its infamous change.gov website, Judicial Watch quickly filed a public records request with…

Kennedy Refuses To Disclose Finances

Extremely wealthy and of famous pedigree, the Kennedy who wants to replace Hillary Clinton in the U.S. Senate refuses to disclose basic data required of any candidate, especially information relating to her vast fortune and companies she has a stake in. In fact, John F. Kennedy’s daughter (Caroline) has successfully…

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