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Feds Sue Cos Over Criminal Checks Eliminating Too Many Blacks

Though convicts don’t get special protections under the nation’s civil rights laws, the federal government is spending taxpayer dollars suing two large companies that run criminal background checks on job applicants because they disproportionately exclude blacks from hire. This violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, according to a…

JW Probe: Outlandish Bonuses in HHS Div Cutting Cancer Treatments

Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded tens of thousands of dollars in pay bonuses to top earners in the division that blames unavoidable cuts to cancer treatments on federal budget sequestration, according to alarming new documents obtained by Judicial Watch. The Obama administration claims that the inhumane slash in cancer…

$878 Mil Later TSA Behavior Program Can’t Spot Terrorists

In yet another egregious example of government waste, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) continues funding an ineffective 6-year-old program that’s supposed to spot terrorists at airports but has failed miserably despite burning through a ghastly $878 million. Incredibly, the feds seem to have no intention of killing the costly…

Alienation of “Vulnerable Immigrant Students” Blamed for Teen Suicides

Most mainstream media coverage is overtly pro illegal immigrant but one major newspaper has taken it a huge step further, suggesting in a lengthy piece that a public school’s “ethnic integration problem” is responsible for the suicide of three Hispanic students. The story involves the small and upscale New York…

Legislator from JW’s 2008 Corrupt Pol List Convicted

A member of Judicial Watch’s 2008 “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians” list, former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi, has finally been convicted on more than a dozen federal corruption charges for using his public office to enrich himself and his cronies. The disgraced three-term Republican was found guilty of 17 felony…

DOD Makes $1.1 Bil in “Erroneous Payments” in One Year

Though it may seem inconceivable to the taxpayers that fund this atrocity, a major government agency with a monstrous annual budget loses such large sums of money to waste and fraud each year that it has no idea how much and nothing has been done to stop the hemorrhaging. What…

Judicial Watch Files Response in Lawsuit over Cook County, IL, Sherriff’s Refusal to Honor ICE Immigration Detainers

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today it filed a response in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, opposing a motion to dismiss the organization’s April lawsuit challenging Cook County Sheriff Thomas Dart’s refusal to honor U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) immigration detainers or cooperate with ICE in…

DOJ Takes ACLU’s Lead on Pot Shops; Ignore the Law

Though it’s illegal under federal law to sell marijuana the Obama administration refuses to take action as pot shops open around the nation, including two in the District of Columbia not far from the U.S. Capitol. This is making a mockery of the nation’s laws as the Department of Justice…

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