Judicial Watch • Archives for 2010

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Oops: Govt. Makes $32 Billion Error

In a perfect example of the need to keep government in check, a $32.3 billion mistake that severely distorted the nation’s 2009 wage statistics was only discovered because the media questioned a federal agency’s suspect data. The massive blunder slipped by two key government agencies—Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Social…

Feds “Concerned” About Freed Gitmo Terrorists In Yemen

The human rights advocates and U.S. officials that fought to free suspected terrorists from American custody should take note that a number of high-ranking Al Qaeda militants in Yemen were released from the military prison at Guantanamo. Last week some of them may have been involved in a sophisticated scheme…

Border Patrol Commits “Emotional Violence” Against Illegal Aliens

  An amusing study conducted by a highly-regarded public university has determined that the U.S. Border Patrol is committing “emotional violence” against illegal immigrants. The research project at the University of Arizona focuses on drugs and violence at the U.S.-Mexico border. After interviewing hundreds of captured illegal immigrants, researchers found…

U.S. Lets Jailed Spy’s Intel Agent Wife Visit From Cuba

The U.S. government has quietly let a convicted foreign spy receive a jailhouse visit from his wife even though she too was an intelligence agent in the same terror-sponsoring country. After 12 years of denying a visa, the State Department—under Hillary Clinton’s leadership—has lifted a ban to allow a Cuban…

$52 Mil To Restore Habitat Damaged By Border Fence

The region where an illegal immigrant murdered an Arizona rancher six months ago remains plagued by Mexican drug-cartel violence yet the Obama Administration has chosen to spend $52 million on restoring habitat damaged by the border fence rather than secure the area. A chunk of the cash—$14.3 million—will fund more…

Gardasil Law Under Fire

A Virginia lawmaker has introduced legislation to repeal an outrageous state law that requires young girls to receive a controversial cervical cancer vaccine linked to dozens of deaths and thousands of adverse reactions nationwide. Extensively investigated by Judicial Watch, the deadly vaccine (Gardasil) is mandatory for girls ages 11 and…

U.S. Spends $80 Billion On Intel

Now that that the U.S. government has revealed that it spent an astounding $80.1 billion last year on intelligence the veteran lawmaker responsible for oversight of the nation’s 16 intelligence agencies vows to cut waste. This may cause some Americans to wonder what California Democrat Dianne Feinstein, chair of the…

Push To Legalize Pot Over Minority Arrests

The nation’s oldest civil rights group is pushing for the legalization of marijuana because a disproportionate number of minorities get arrested for possessing the highly addictive illicit drug even though white people use it at a much higher rate. The rather bizarre argument to legalize criminal behavior was announced recently…

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