Judicial Watch • Archives for 2013

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$3 Mil for Obama’s African Youth Empowerment Initiative

With U.S. unemployment rates at historical highs and the nation’s debt a mind-boggling $16.8 trillion, the Obama administration has nevertheless made sure that an African youth empowerment initiative in Uganda gets millions from American taxpayers. The cash is being distributed via the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) even as the…

Oops! U.S. Mistakenly Destroys Millions in Computers

In yet another example of how government wastes our tax dollars, an agency that most Americans have probably never even heard of “mistakenly” destroyed nearly $3 million in technology because it thought the equipment had been hacked. Turns out it was all a false alarm, the computer network at the…

Decade of “Inaction and Indifference” in Park Police Gun Scandal

The federal law enforcement agency responsible for protecting American landmarks and monuments—primarily in the nation’s capital—has lost track of hundreds of rifles, shotguns and handguns, according to an investigation that exposes a “decade-long theme of inaction and indifference” in leadership and management. It involves the U.S. Park Police (USPP), the…

Clintons Pushed Most Wasteful of U.S.-Funded Haiti Projects

Roughly half of the $1.14 billion that the U.S. government allocated to help Haiti recover from the 2010 earthquake has gone to wasteful projects with the single largest chunk—$170.3 million—going to a failed port and power plant adventure heavily promoted by Bill Clinton and the State Department under the leadership…

Rise in Illegal Immigration Overwhelms Local Police

While the Obama administration insists that illegal border crossings are at the lowest level in decades, local law enforcement agencies in municipalities near the Mexican border remain overwhelmed with the impact that illegal immigration continues to have on their force. Not that we necessarily believe the administration’s seemingly distorted claims…

Black Panther Boss Who Got Off For Voter Intimidation Arrested

The Obama Justice Department let the New Black Panther Party off the hook for voter intimidation in a federal election but this week the radical group leader, King Samir Shabazz, who led that effort got busted on gun charges. New York police spotted Shabazz wearing a bulletproof vest in Harlem,…

Argentine Scientist Sells Nuclear Secrets from U.S. Lab

Two employees at a government-owned nuclear laboratory with a long and sordid history of grave security breaches have pleaded guilty to federal charges for passing classified weapons data to a foreign government that’s hostile to the U.S. It marks the latest of many shameful scandals at the Los Alamos National…

Mexico: Securing Border Violates Human Rights

The U.S. proposal to secure the southern border has caused outrage in Mexico, with one renowned Mexican academic claiming in Spanish-language media that deploying more federal agents to the region is tantamount to an increase in “human rights violations.” Under the immigration reform bill floating around in the U.S. Senate…

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