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U.S. Holds “Labor Rights Week” to Protect Mexican Workers

The United States has signed an agreement with Mexico’s government vowing to prevent workplace discrimination against illegal immigrants while educating them about their civil rights and minimum wage laws. It’s a nifty little contract signed this month by the federal agency that enforces the nation’s workplace discrimination laws, the Equal…

U.S. Pays $1.5 Mil to Help Brazilian Women Quit Smoking

A Brazilian-born researcher who runs minority health programs at a public university in Alabama has convinced the U.S. government to give her $1.5 million to help women quit smoking in her native country. A noble cause indeed, but likely not on the high list of the American taxpayers funding the…

Obamacare Challenge

Judicial Watch is considering litigation challenging President Obama’s rewriting of Obamacare.  Specifically, President Obama has unilaterally rewritten the law to delay the “employer mandate,” which was scheduled to go in effect on January 1, 2014, for at least a year.  At the same time, he did not rewrite the law…

Mexicans Coached on “Credible Fear” to Get Into U.S.

Obama amnesty has spread like wildfire in Mexico, igniting a crisis in a border crossing overwhelmed by illegal immigrants who’ve been taught that using “key words and phrases” will allow them to enter and remain in the U.S. A San Diego California news station reports the story this week and…

Is DOJ Covering Up For Obama Pal In Kickback Scheme?

Is the Obama Justice Department going easy on a close friend, advisor and donor of the president who headed an Illinois public health agency embroiled in a widespread kickback scheme? It’s starting to seem like it, considering several underlings have been criminally charged while the guy in charge of the…

JW Obtains Gen. El-Sisi’s Radical Thesis from Army War College

The Obama administration embraced Egypt’s Defense Minister and coup leader, General Abdel Fatah El-Sisi, despite having first-hand knowledge of his radical Islamist views, documents obtained by Judicial Watch show. For years the U.S. Army War College (USAWC) has been sitting on a 2006 thesis authored by General El-Sisi while he…

U.S. Risks Security Letting Contractors Vet Airport Workers

The U.S. government fails to properly vet people with access to secure areas at airports and harbors and those cleared to transport hazardous materials, according to a federal investigation launched by a Democrat who sits on the House Committee on Homeland Security. News of this inconceivable homeland security vulnerability could…

Mayors with Big Political Ties Charged in Bribery Scheme

Two small-town mayors with ties to big-time politicians and lobbyists have been arrested by the FBI and criminally charged for participating in a major public corruption scheme involving the theft of federal grants. The public officials run little municipalities in south Florida that most people have never even heard of,…

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