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IRS Conservative Witch Hunt Just Latest of Many Offenses

The Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) witch hunt of conservative groups similar to Judicial Watch is indeed atrocious, but it’s hardly the first scandal to rock the beleaguered tax agency in the last few years. This particular crisis exploded after an investigation by the Treasury Inspector General revealed what many conservative…

Judicial Watch Investigates HHS Sec. Sebelius’s Latest Scandal

Less than a year after the Obama administration’s own lawyers determined Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius could be fired for violating federal law, she’s embroiled in another scandal for unscrupulously soliciting money from healthcare companies to fund Obamacare. Sebelius should have been dismissed for last year’s transgression, according to the U.S.…

DHS Keeps Boston Bombers’ Immigration Records Secret

Surprise, surprise the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has rejected the media’s requests for the immigration records of the Boston Marathon bombers, likely because they contain information that could further embarrass the government. After all, the feds ignored critical warnings from Russia about the older Chechen terrorist (Tamerlan Tsarnaev) and…

$19.5 Mil to Study Effect of Climate Change on Cows

Just when you thought the U.S. government’s global warming frenzy couldn’t possibly get any worse, the Obama administration announces that it’s dedicating a whopping $19.5 million to study the effect of climate change on cows. This crazy story comes via the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), which is giving several…

States Work Behind Scenes to Give Illegal Aliens Benefits

As the national debate over immigration reform gets more and more heated, some states are working behind the scenes to give illegal aliens benefits that are supposed to be banned under federal law. This month alone two states—Oregon and Maryland—passed measures that allow illegal immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses and…

Even Liberals Call DOJ’s AP Spying “Unacceptable Abuse of Power”

The Obama administration’s atrocious violation against the nation’s free press is the sort of thing you see in communist regimes or dictatorships (like China and Cuba), a deplorable act few imagined would ever take place in the United States. For a period of two months, the Obama Department of Justice…

U.S. Gives 1/3 of Puerto Rico Food Stamps

As if it weren’t bad enough that a record 47.7 million people—and growing—get food stamps from the U.S. government, federal records reveal that a whopping 1/3 of Puerto Rico’s population receives them. This cost American taxpayers an astounding $2 billion last year, according to figures released by the government agency—the…

Black Caucus Chair Asks Judge To Go Easy On “Charming” Jackson Jr.

Here is a story that demonstrates politicians are getting quite creative when it comes to defending transgressions; an Ohio congresswoman believes a fellow lawmaker convicted of a felony should receive leniency because he’s “charming” and “entertaining.” This includes being the highlight of “karaoke nights” during burdensome congressional sessions, “when

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