Judicial Watch • Archives for 2009

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Mass. First Lady Calls Media Racist

Media coverage of a governor’s taxpayer-financed extravagance is racist according to his attorney wife, who offers a newspaper’s description of his pricey luxury sedan—a departure from the less expensive model used by his predecessor—as evidence.  Massachusetts First Lady Diane Patrick, a partner at a major global law firm, accuses the…

$1.5 Million For Lawbreaking Gov.’s Defense

The governor who purposely violated his state’s open records law by destroying public files containing damaging information about his administration has spent 1.5 million taxpayer dollars for his defense. Missouri residents have been left with a costly memory of their outgoing Republican governor, Matt Blunt, who ordered his staff to…

Record Fraud In Chicago Public Schools

The public corruption that has long plagued Illinois has also seeped into the state’s biggest school district, which happens to be the nation’s third largest with more than 400,000 students. According to an annual report published by the Chicago Public Schools Office of Inspector General, a record 1,012 cases of…

Twice Indicted Judge Still On Federal Bench

A federal judge twice indicted with separate crimes and previously reprimanded by his circuit’s Judicial Council continues to sit on the bench in Texas despite his serious legal troubles. U.S. District Judge Samuel Kent, the first federal jurist indicted on sex crimes, was even suspended by the Judicial Council of…

N.J. Panel Wants Privileges For Illegal Immigrants

A highly touted advisory panel created by a governor seeking to integrate his state’s 400,000 illegal immigrants will recommend issuing “driver privilege cards” and discounted college tuition to illegal aliens. Claiming that New Jersey is a gateway to America, Governor Jon Corzine created the blue-ribbon panel by executive order in…

Clinton Chief Of Scandal To Head CIA

Even key Democrats are concerned that the agency under fire for intelligence failures involving the 2001 terrorist attacks and the Iraq war will be headed by a scandal-plagued Clinton Administration official with no intelligence experience. Barack Obama’s controversial choice to head the Central Intelligence Agency—Clinton White House Chief of Staff…

Revised Law Still Protects Illegal Immigrants

Under pressure from police, an Ohio city has revised its new law granting illegal immigrants sanctuary by removing a strict prohibition on all public employees—including law enforcement officers—from inquiring about anyone’s immigration status.  The sanctuary law was passed in Oberlin, southwest of Cleveland with a population of about 9,000, in…

More Trouble In Obama’s Cabinet

The day after an Obama cabinet pick gets exposed for enacting legislation to benefit one of her politically famous husband’s benefactors, another withdrew under investigation for giving a shady company a lucrative state contract after it donated big bucks to his political action committee.  The two separate incidents mark the…

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