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DOJ Secretly Drops Terrorism Charges In Taliban Case

The Department of Justice (DOJ) refuses to explain why it has abruptly dropped terrorism charges against a member of a Middle Eastern family indicted in south Florida last year with providing material support for the Pakistani Taliban. In all, six people were charged with sending tens of thousands of dollars…

DOL Signs More Foreign Contracts To Protect Migrant Workers

In its ongoing effort to protect illegal immigrants in the U.S. workforce, the Obama Department of Labor (DOL) keeps entering “partnership agreements” with foreign countries vowing to preserve the rights of their migrants.  It’s one of several initiatives launched by Labor Secretary Hilda Solis, a former California congresswoman with close…

Govt. Blows $102 Mil To Catch $19 Mil In Medicaid Fraud

In a shameful—and costly—example of government incompetence, a special program created to combat Medicaid fraud has cost American taxpayers more than five times the amount of overpayments it has identified. That means the anti-fraud project, known as National Medicaid Audit Program, has cost the U.S. government $102 million to operate…

U.S. Gives Rich Companies Billions For Overseas Ads

Enraging examples of government blowing taxpayer dollars abound, but this could easily take the cake; Uncle Sam has spent north of $2 billion to subsidize the advertising costs of wealthy private American companies and trade groups overseas. In the meantime, the U.S. economy has amassed a record $15.6 trillion debt…

Public Univ. Creates Special Illegal Alien Tuition Rate

A special category of tuition created this month for illegal immigrants at a public university in Colorado violates both federal and state law, Judicial Watch points out in a letter to the school’s Board of Trustees. Therefore JW is calling for the immediate rescinding of the measure, which enables certain…

Obesity Watch: Millions Wasted To Bring Fresh Produce To Poor Areas

The Obama Administration keeps funding questionable programs to combat obesity by bringing fresh produce to poor areas, even as health experts concede the efforts are wasted—right along with hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars. Consider this south Florida newspaper article focusing on how local nonprofits are spending federal money to…

Public Study: Illegal Immigrants Commit Less Crime Than Americans

Illegal immigrants are erroneously perceived to commit more crime based on the mistaken theory their population size is much larger than it really is, according to the findings of a respected public university in a southern border state. If this isn’t the most ridiculous waste of taxpayer dollars, what is?…

Senate To Vote On Radical Pro Abortion Judicial Nominee

This week marks a great opportunity to eliminate yet another of President Obama’s liberal activist candidates from getting a lifetime federal judgeship, in this case on the notoriously liberal—and often overturned—9th Circuit Court of Appeals. In November the commander-in-chief nominated pro-abortion radical Andrew Hurwitz to fill a vacancy on the…

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