Judicial Watch • Archives for 2010

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County Spends $600 Mil On Welfare For Illegal Immigrants

For the second consecutive year taxpayers in a single U.S. county will dish out more than half a billion dollars just to cover the welfare and food-stamp costs of illegal immigrants.   Los Angeles County, the nation’s most populous, may be in the midst of a dire financial crisis but…

Jail For Bribed Detroit Councilwoman

In a pathetically desperate effort to avoid her destiny behind bars, the corrupt politician wife of the House Judiciary Committee chairman wants to withdraw her bribery guilty plea to dodge a three-year prison sentence.  Detroit City Councilwoman Monica Conyers, married to the famed Michigan Democrat (John Conyers) who heads the…

Obama’s Press Sec. Lacks Professionalism, Decorum

The comedian wannabe that serves as White House press secretary has stooped to an all-time low by publicly attacking the Supreme Court, proving once again that the president needs a more professional and serious spokesman who possesses at least some decorum. A perpetual jokester at the podium, Robert Gibbs is…

Ga. Law To Crack Down On Illegal Workers A Joke

A Georgia law passed with great fanfare four years ago to crack down on companies that hire illegal immigrants has yet to be enforced because prosecutors can’t bring charges against violators.  The legislature enacted the measure (Georgia Security and Immigration Compliance Act) after officials discovered that a new $63 million…

Fired Drunk Police Chief Claims Alcoholism Disability

In one of the most innovative legal arguments presented to defend the transgressions of a public official, a police chief fired for crashing while driving drunk claims to be the victim of disability discrimination based on his alcoholism.  The case involves the one-time police chief (Charles Budde) of the Kane…

U.S. Rewards Cos That Defy Terrorism Sanctions

In a troubling story that defies logic, companies that violate U.S. sanctions by doing business with a terrorist Middle Eastern nation have been rewarded with tens of billions of dollars in government contracts despite their repeated offenses. The federal government has awarded more than $107 billion in contracts to firms…

Illegal Aliens Bump U.S. Citizens For Mental Healthcare

In the latest outrage involving illegal immigration, mentally ill U.S. citizens in Florida are being placed on waiting lists for treatment because public facilities are overcrowded with illegal aliens. As if this weren’t disturbing enough, state officials want to turn the illegal immigrants over to federal authorities but patient confidentiality…

Alabama Mayor Gets 15 Years In Jail

The once-powerful Alabama politician who blamed his recent corruption conviction on racism and vindictive prosecutors will spend 15 years in jail for taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes.  A heavyweight in the local Democratic Party, disgraced Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford was convicted by a federal jury last fall…

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