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U.S. to Hire Chief of Scientific Workforce Diversity

The Obama Administration will make history by hiring the government’s first “Chief Officer for Scientific Workforce Diversity” to mastermind a multi-million-dollar effort that boosts the number of minorities in biomedical research and slashes discrimination in the federal grant process. The $500 million initiative to racially diversify medical research was

Court Says Kidnapping Not Serious Enough to Warrant Deportation

In what may seem like a bad joke, a U.S. federal appellate court has spared an illegal immigrant convicted of kidnapping from deportation ruling that it’s not necessarily a crime of moral turpitude. The decision, issued this week by the famously liberal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, rambles on for…

Another State Gives Illegal Aliens Driver’s Licenses

In what appears to be a national trend fueled by the powerful open borders movement, this week Illinois became the third state in the U.S. to pass legislation that will allow illegal immigrants to obtain official driver’s licenses.  The measure had strong bipartisan support in both the Illinois House and…

U.S. Spent Record $80.4 Bil on Food Stamps in 2012

The Obama Administration is proudly shattering welfare records with an astonishing number of people collecting public benefits long term, especially food stamps. Judicial Watch has reported in the past how out of control the government’s food stamp program has gotten under President Obama and the fraud and corruption that’s plagued…

Court Orders Feds to Pay State’s Legal Fees in Frivolous Voter ID Case

As if it weren’t bad enough that states are wasting millions to defend voter identification measures against frivolous federal lawsuits, the feds are being punished for filing the extraneous suits and have been ordered to pay one state’s legal costs. The story comes out of South Carolina, one of more…

Years after 9/11 U.S. Fails to Regulate Foreign Student Visas

Though a number of Islamic terrorists have entered the U.S. with student visas, the Homeland Security agency responsible for overseeing educational institutions that host foreigners rarely combats fraud or enforces laws that could help prevent future attacks. Considering that two of the 9/11 pilots, the would-be Wall Street bomber and…

U.S. Taxpayers to Bailout Rail Project with $42 Billion

After getting slammed with higher taxes, Americans throughout the U.S. will be on the hook for the multi-billion-dollar infusion necessary to complete a grossly mismanaged high-speed rail system in California.  Even those who have never been to the state and have no association with it will contribute because federal lawmakers…

U.S. Spends $40 Mil on Foreign Labor Causes in Final Days of 2012

With 12 million Americans out of work the government agency responsible for advancing opportunities for profitable employment has gone on a frantic year-end spending spree, doling out tens of millions of dollars to foreign causes that won’t put a dent in the nation’s unemployment crisis. In the last few weeks…

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