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Did Looming Indictment Trigger Jackson Jr.’s “Mood Disorder”?

Could it be that Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr., a member of Judicial Watch’s Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians list, is suddenly suffering from a “mood disorder” because he’s on the verge of getting criminally indicted? After all, the feds have been breathing down the Illinois Democrat’s neck—and he’s the target…

Judge Orders City To Hire More Black, Hispanic Firefighters

The Clinton-appointed federal judge who referred to a city fire department as a “stubborn bastion of white male privilege” has ordered it to give minority applicants who failed “discriminatory” tests priority hiring and retroactive seniority. That’s in addition to a previous damages award of $128 million for the black and…

U.S. Study: Terrorists Aren’t “Aggressive Offensive Foe Seeking Domination”

A new government study says Muslim terrorists are widely misunderstood and don’t wish to impose Islam around world as is commonly believed in the west, they simply murder innocent people to defend against foreign attacks by enemies of Islam.  At least that’s what the experts at a public university in…

State Bill Will Allow Police To Blow Off Fed Immigration Laws

While the Obama Justice Department goes around filing lawsuits to block state immigration control measures, California is on the verge of passing a first-in-the-nation law to severely restrict the cooperation between local police and federal immigration authorities. The controversial law, Transparency and Responsibility Using State Tools, or TRUST Act,

Oops; U.S. “Overpaid” $14 Bil In Jobless Benefits

Following various reports of jailed convicts and illegal immigrants receiving unemployment checks from U.S. taxpayers, the Obama Administration is admitting that in fiscal year 2011 the government “overpaid” around $14 billion in benefits. That’s a chunk of change for a nation suffering through a painful debt crisis that’s topped $15…

Obama Administration Closes National Drug Intel Center

Mexican cartel violence is at an all-time high along the increasingly porous southern border yet the Obama Administration has shut down a critical intelligence agency dedicated to identifying, tracking and severing the nexus between drug trafficking and terrorism. It’s a senseless move, which is why it was done very quietly.…

Judicial Watch Sues DOJ for Records Detailing Government Pilot Program Testing the Dismissal of Immigration Charges against Illegal Aliens

Six-Week Pilot Program Launched in Baltimore, Maryland and Denver, Colorado in December 2011 (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and fights government corruption, announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit on June 11, 2012 against the Obama Department of Justice seeking…

“Inaccurate Calculations” Blamed For Waste In Rural Housing Program

While the Obama Administration celebrates the accomplishments of yet another bloated government program—this one providing low-income populations with taxpayer-funded housing—a federal audit exposes the darker side of the costly welfare endeavor. Known as Rural Housing Service (RHS), the program is responsible for providing safe, sanitary and affordable housing

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