Judicial Watch • Archives for 2009

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Immigration Arrests Called Racial Profiling

Latino advocates are accusing federal agents of racial profiling for arresting two dozen illegal immigrant day laborers outside a Maryland convenience store and subsequently deporting most of them.  Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents made the arrests during an operation targeting previously deported illegal aliens who remained in the U.S.…

Court Bans Illegal Immigrants From State Rehab

A Florida appellate court has ruled that illegal immigrants cannot benefit from a publicly funded state rehabilitation program for victims of brain and spinal cord injuries.  An administrative judge had previously determined that a state rule rendering illegal aliens ineligible for Florida’s Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program is an…

Obama White House A Lobbyist Haven

President Barack Obama has repeatedly violated his innovative campaign promise to ban lobbyists from his administration by hiring at least a dozen to high-profile positions, including several to his cabinet.  Obama’s famously coined lobbyists “won’t find a job in my White House” rhetoric has turned out to be a bad…

Aloha Govt. Waste Report

A first of its kind exposé focusing on abuse and mismanagement of taxpayer dollars in Hawaii has been released this week in the midst of the state’s significant budget shortfall. Appropriately titled “2009 Hawaii Pork Report,” the publication offers many examples of outrageous waste in city and county governments throughout…

Mayor Charged With Defrauding Govt.

The mayor of a Mississippi city destroyed by a 2005 hurricane has been charged with more than a dozen counts of fraud for lying to get federal disaster money to repair his damaged beachfront house. An 11-page federal indictment charges Gulfport Mayor Brent Warr and his wife with stealing federal…

State Ignores Own Illegal Immigration Law

Nearly two years after Georgia passed a sweeping law to curb its fast-growing illegal immigration crisis, the measure has yet to be enforced because the legislature never provided the funds or resources to do it.  Intended to prevent illegal aliens from earning wages provided by taxpayer dollars, the 2006 Immigration…

Porn Part Of Job At U.S. Agency

Employees at the multi billion-dollar federal agency that promotes science and national health spend substantial amounts of work hours viewing pornography on government computers yet a chunk of economic stimulus money is coming its way.   With an annual budget of $6.6 billion, the National Science Foundation (NSF) was created…

Mayor Bribed With Home Renovation

The mayor of Connecticut’s capital city has been charged with accepting a costly home renovation as a bribe from a city contractor who claims he would have been “black balled” from future public projects if he failed to perform the work.  Hartford Democrat Mayor Eddie Perez surrendered to state police…

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