Judicial Watch • Archives for 2010

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Obama Uses Recess Appointments To Hires More Lobbyists

  After repeatedly violating his own laughable ban on hiring lobbyists, President Obama used his recess-appointment power to sneak four more into top policy positions, bringing the total of lobbyists in key policy jobs to 50. Obama’s affinity for hiring lobbyists—violating his own comical ethics rules in the process—has been…

Supreme Court Blocks Drug Dealer’s Deportation

  A Honduran man’s Sixth Amendment right to effective counsel was violated because he was not advised that a guilty plea to drug charges would result in deportation, according to a U.S. Supreme Court ruling issued this week. The Central American man (Jose Padilla) is a legal resident who in…

Fifth Anniversary Of Terri Schiavo’s Death

  This week marks the fifth anniversary of the gut-wrenching death of a disabled woman who starved and dehydrated after a judicial homicide order was upheld by a Florida appellate court. Terri Schiavo died on March 31, 2005 because her estranged husband won a court order to kill her by…

Govt. Wastes Millions To Keep Empty Buildings

  In a perplexing case of government waste, hundreds of millions of dollars are being spent to maintain dilapidated empty buildings throughout the nation, including prime capitol-area real estate that’s been vacant for nearly a decade. The deserted and often hazardous government-owned structures sit mostly uninhabited throughout the country, including…

More Gitmo Prisoners Return To Terrorism

  As President Obama restores America’s “moral high ground” by freeing Guantanamo Bay prisoners, the list of detainees that return to terrorism after being released continues to grow sharply. Last year the Pentagon revealed that the number of Middle Eastern terrorists who rejoined “the fight” after leaving the military prison…

Mexican Cartels Expand To All U.S. Regions

  The  U.S. government has spent billions of dollars to fight Mexican drug cartels yet they continue to be the nation’s largest supplier of illicit narcotics and violent Mexican gangs have expanded into every region of the country, including idyllic rural areas. This is hardly earth-shattering news since Mexico has…

Govt. Energy Star Program A Farce

  The federal agency recently swayed by the industry it regulates to conceal a hazardous chemical has been duped into labeling bogus products as greenhouse emissions-decreasing energy savers that qualify for government rebates. This certainly indicates that Uncle Sam’s highly-touted Energy Star program, which offers hundreds of millions of dollar…

Mexican Gang Targets U.S. Officers

  In yet another example of violence spreading north of the border, a deadly Mexican gang is actively plotting to kill U.S. law enforcement officers and their families in Texas, according to a Department of Homeland Security alert that warns the cops to wear body armor and vary routes to…

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