Judicial Watch • Archives for 2009

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Payback For Illegal Immigrant Medical Bills

A Democrat congressman from Ohio has introduced innovative legislation that would require foreign countries to reimburse American taxpayers for the exorbitant medical expenses of illegal immigrants. Appropriately titled, PAYBACK Act (Preventing All Your Bucks from Aiding non-Citizens is Key), the measure would save the U.S. government billions of dollars

Obama Kills AIDS Immigration Ban

President Obama has repealed a 16-year-old federal law he claims is “rooted in fear rather than fact” that bans immigration and travel to the U.S. by foreigners infected with AIDS.  Passed by Congress in 1993 and signed into law by Bill Clinton, the measure was designed to reduce the spread…

U.S. Gives Illegal Immigrant Muslims $1.26 Million

Five Muslim illegal immigrants detained in New York after Middle Eastern terrorists attacked the area on September 11 have won $1.26 million from the U.S. government to settle a lawsuit accusing federal authorities of violating their rights. The illegal aliens were among 170 Arab and Muslim men jailed for immigration…

Eliot Spitzer Gives Ethics Lecture

In what may seem like an amusing joke, a disgraced politician who resigned amid a headline-grabbing hooker scandal is speaking about government ethics at a prestigious Ivy League University this month. Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, who left public office in shame after being exposed as a regular client…

Florida Governor Sees Third Top Donor Indicted

The third major donor of a U.S. Senate candidate who is currently Florida’s governor has been criminally charged in a large scale corruption scheme, illustrating a pattern of shady fundraisers for the veteran Republican politician who may soon represent the Sunshine State in Congress.  As he campaigns for national office,…

Earmark Reform Comm. MIA

Nearly a year after House Republicans created a much-ballyhooed committee on earmark reform, it has done nothing to repair the notoriously unethical—and often corrupt—method of publicly funding pet projects for the politically connected. In fact, eight of the 10 Republicans who serve on the highly touted Select Committee on Earmark…

Big Increase In Illegal Aliens With Criminal Records

Federal immigration authorities are crediting a crucial team effort with local law enforcement agencies nationwide for a substantial increase in the number of criminally convicted illegal aliens in the last year.  The Department of Homeland Security’s largest investigative agency, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), reports that agents assigned to

Mayor Owes $239,000 In Taxes

A prominent big-city mayor who served nearly three decades in the U.S. House and headed its powerful Armed Services Committee owes nearly a quarter of a million dollars in back income taxes even though his annual salary and congressional pension amount to almost $300,000.  Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums failed to…

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