Judicial Watch • Archives for 2013

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Govt. Reopens: $17 Mil to Study African Health Issues

With the government shutdown behind us, frivolous spending is back to full-throttle with one agency proudly announcing—hours after the impasse ended—the allocation of $17 million to study health issues in Africa, including “African sleeping sickness.” The money, awarded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is part of a much…

Illegal Aliens Hear of U.S. “Credible Fear” Asylum on Facebook

As if Obama’s backdoor amnesty wasn’t bad enough, the administration is also quietly granting thousands of illegal immigrants “asylum” when they claim to have a “credible fear” of returning to their native country. Officially foreigners can seek asylum under five categories, based on fear of persecution over race, religion, nationality,…

Public School Students Punished for Wearing U.S. Flag T-Shirts

Only in Obama’s America do public school students get in trouble—and sent home—for wearing T-shirts sporting an American flag because it may offend their Mexican counterparts. The shirts were considered “incendiary” by administrators at a northern California high school because there had been ethnic tension between Mexican and white students…

Mexican Cartels Help Hezbollah Infiltrate U.S.

In a shocking revelation made by a veteran U.S. counterterrorism expert, Hezbollah has infiltrated the Southwest United States by joining forces with Mexican drug cartels that have long operated in the region. Judicial Watch has for years reported on the chilling connection between Islamic extremists and Mexican drug cartels. In…

DOJ Forces College Menu Change: Food Allergy is a Disability

In one of the more outrageous moves by the Justice Department’s bloated civil rights division, a private college was strong armed into a legal settlement in which it agreed that food allergies are a disability under federal law. The story got little coverage as the Department of Justice (DOJ) quietly…

Obamacare Navigator Director Is an Illegal Immigrant

In the ultimate insult to Americans, an illegal immigrant who proudly defies U.S. law—and encourages others to do the same—is benefitting from our tax dollars as a subcontractor recruiting customers for Obamacare. The recruiters are known as “navigators” because their task is to help people “navigate” the complicated health insurance…

Fired DOJ Atty. Sues: U.S. Ignored 9/11 Fundraising Evidence

A respected veteran federal prosecutor got fired for reporting government misconduct involving a terrorism fundraising operation run by 9/11 hijacker Mohamaed Atta, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court against the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Attorney General Eric Holder. The complaint, filed this month in United States District…

Shutdown Blamed for Old Chemical Plant Security Lapses

The ranking Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee has launched a comical theatrical campaign warning that the government shutdown is endangering the country because security standards at chemical facilities aren’t being enforced. Here’s where the funny part comes in; the so-called security standards have failed miserably over the…

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