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New Atty Gen. To Stop Immigration Crackdowns

Under Barack Obama’s new attorney general the Justice Department will likely halt an Arizona sheriff’s crackdown on illegal immigration by claiming it constitutes racial profiling, according to legal experts and a mayor who offers illegal aliens sanctuary. The high-profile arrests by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department were actually requested by…

Fla. Open Records Law Often Ignored

Local governments and school districts throughout a state that prides itself on having among the nation’s best open records laws often violate public requests even though its Constitution requires access with minimal restrictions. Cities, counties, school districts and sheriff departments throughout Florida regularly fail comply with the state’s renowned

Homeland Security Pick Opposes Securing Nation

Barack Obama’s choice to head the agency that keeps the nation safe from foreign threats is a governor who vetoed several key laws to curb illegal immigration and advocates expanding a fraud-infested visa program for foreign workers. Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano’s credentials make her a rather bizarre pick to head…

Chief Judge Gets Away With Obama Donations

Utah’s chief federal judge won’t be disciplined for violating the Judicial Code of Conduct by making several contributions to Barack Obama’s presidential campaign.  Although Judge Tena Campbell violated Canon 7 of the Code of Conduct for United States judges, she will face no consequences for her unruly behavior. Judge Campbell,…

Daschle Breaks Obama Conflict Rule

He hasn’t even sworn in and Barack Obama has already broken a major campaign promise to avoid conflict of interest in his cabinet by excluding lobbyists and forbidding appointees from working in areas related to their previous job for two years. Who could forget Obama’s infamously fiery campaign speeches directed…

Holder Sure Career Was Over After Clinton Pardons

The Clinton official who predicted his public career was over after orchestrating the shameful pardons of a fugitive financier and a pair of jailed domestic terrorists has been picked by Barack Obama to be the nation’s top law enforcement officer. If the president-elect has his way, Eric Holder will be…

Auto Execs Fly In Style To Beg For Bailout

The millionaire executives of the big three automakers that Barack Obama is ardently pushing to bail out arrived at the nation’s capital in private luxury jets to ask for tens of billions of taxpayer dollars to avoid bankruptcy.  The Chairman and Executive Officer of General Motors, Ford and Chrysler traveled…

Award-Winning Immigration Agent Indicted

Adding to a series of corruption cases involving federal officers that enforce immigration laws and protect the U.S. against terrorism, a decorated agent has been arrested and charged with distributing drugs.  In a secret indictment made public by a national news organization, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent, Kevin…

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