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Court: Illegal Aliens Don’t Have 2nd Amendment Rights

Judges across the country have ruled over the years that illegal immigrants have certain constitutional rights in the U.S., but a federal appellate court has drawn the line with the Second Amendment, which interestingly is the topic of heated discussions lately. The case involves a Mexican national, Nicolas Carpio-Leon, arrested…

U.S. Spends $500 Mil to Racially Diversify Medical Fields

While the U.S. government commits senseless acts like skimping on consulate security in violent North African countries, it spends $500 million to help minorities—especially blacks—enter biomedical research fields where lack of diversity is “disturbing and disheartening.” The grand plan was announced this month by the National Institutes of Health (NIH),…

U.S. Clears Criminal Illegals with Removal Orders for Public Benefits

As if President Obama’s stealth amnesty program weren’t bad enough, one in eight foreigners who have been ordered deported—including serious criminals—subsequently get approved by the government to collect public benefits while they live in the country illegally. This is yet another one of those sad, only in America stories. The…

Judicial Watch Statement on the Death of Judge Robert H. Bork

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton issued a statement today in response to the passing of former federal judge and Supreme Court nominee Robert H. Bork, who died today. He was 85 years old. Bork served as U.S. solicitor general and a judge on the U.S. Court of…

EPA Under Investigation for Using Fake Emails to Hide Info

A key agency in the “most transparent administration in history” is being investigated for dodging potential public scrutiny and possibly congressional oversight by using bogus electronic mail accounts to conduct official business. It involves the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and its administrator, Lisa Jackson, the Obama appointee who has

Unprecedented Govt Surveillance of U.S. Citizens

Illustrating just how close big brother is watching, the Obama Justice Department has secretly granted the government broad new powers to gather and keep personal information about ordinary U.S. citizens not suspected of any crimes. It’s an unprecedented move by any administration that’s outraged even the powerful leftist civil rights…

Obama Embraces Cheney’s Absurd Secrecy Policy

In an ironic twist—or just plain hypocrisy—the Obama Administration is embracing an irrational secrecy policy fabricated by Republican Vice President Dick Cheney who famously shielded his office from congressional oversight by claiming it wasn’t part of the executive branch. However, like a good politician, the former vice president conveniently invoked…

Fed Workers Complain about Low Morale, Pay

Federal employees earn more than private-sector workers and, with an administration that’s drastically expanded government, they have better job security yet they whine in a new survey that satisfaction has hit its lowest point in nearly ten years. Boohoo! Across the board, the nation’s 2.3 million federal employees rake in…

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