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Obama’s HUD Pick Misused Agency Funds for Low-Income Housing as Mayor

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Lawmakers get own healthcare through medical insurance scam: Court papers

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Obama’s HUD Pick Misused Agency Funds for Low-Income Housing as Mayor

President Obama’s choice to head the scandal-plagued Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) misspent that agency’s funds—allocated to improve low-rent properties—as mayor of San Antonio, according to a federal audit. Nevertheless if the president has his way, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro may soon be in charge of the…

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FAA Fails to Follow Up on Safety Violations Even When Carriers Self Report

Six years after Congress learned that the federal agency in charge of aviation safety ignores serious violations that endanger the public, the culture continues and the details are documented in a distressing government audit released this month. It’s a truly unbelievable tale of incessant negligence—and corruption—on the part of a…

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Overlap in Govt. Programs Blasted: 10 HHS Offices to Help Minorities With AIDS

Here’s a shocker; countless programs operated by the bloated U.S. government overlap or are needlessly duplicated across a number of federal agencies, translating into huge losses of American taxpayer dollars. This is nothing new and has actually been well documented over the years in audits published by the investigative arm…

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Someone who’s not David Gregory convicted of stupid DC gun law violation

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Legal Insurrection FOIA case for David Gregory non-prosecution records can proceed

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Senate Report: U.S. Blows $30 Bil on Wasteful Projects in 2013

Wasteful spending by the bloated U.S. government is at an all-time high and a new congressional report outlines the senseless projects—including a global warming cartoon series—that the Obama administration blew nearly $30 billion on in 2013. Published by a U.S. Senator who sits on the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs…

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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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U.S. Has Cash to Close Memorials, Can’t Afford Enforcing FOIA

The U.S. government can spend money shutting down and barricading memorials around Washington D.C., but it won’t dedicate the necessary resources to obey transparency laws, using the shutdown as an opportunity to ignore the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Without the accountability and transparency that FOIA is meant to provide,…

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Weiner’s Wife Has Her Own Problems: JW Investigating

Hillary Clinton confidant Huma Abedin is making headlines lately for standing by her disgraced husband through a sexting scandal, but she’s also embroiled in her own controversy and months ago Judicial Watch launched an independent investigation with the State Department. It involves Abedin raking in lucrative “consulting fees” while also…

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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…

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NCLR Gets Chunk of $40 Mil for Minority Housing Counseling

The Obama administration continues giving leftist groups huge sums to conduct minority housing counseling, this month allocating $40 million with one of the single biggest chunks of cash going to the open borders giant National Council of La Raza (NCLR). It’s a scandal-plagued program that has received large amounts of…

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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…

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D.C.’s Crackhead Mayor in Trouble Again

Marion Barry, best known as the mayor who starred in an FBI surveillance video smoking crack, recently updated his extensive criminal resume by accepting a gift from a “prohibited source” that does significant business with the District of Columbia’s government. Barry has for years been a fixture on the D.C.…

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Lawmaker: Global Warming Will Drive Poor Women into Prostitution

The global warming madness seems to have reached a plateau with several members of Congress sponsoring a resolution claiming that it will actually push millions of women into prostitution! This appears to be the icing on the cake for a U.S. government-backed movement fueled by climate change alarmists. In the…

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Feds Give City That Killed 400 Trees $1.5 Mil to Plant More

Months after a U.S. city deliberately killed hundreds of trees to make room for the transfer of the space shuttle Endeavour the feds are celebrating a $1.5 million program to plant new trees in the area. It’s just one of a multitude of examples of senseless government spending. While the…

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FBI Raid Shines Light on Senator’s Hooker Scandal

U.S. Senator Robert Menendez’s Dominican prostitute scandal has finally caught the attention of the mainstream media because the FBI raided the office of the shady doctor friend that reportedly furnished the hookers, but it’s hardly the first time the New Jersey Democrat is embroiled in illegal behavior. In fact, Judicial…

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Fed Workers Complain about Low Morale, Pay

Federal employees earn more than private-sector workers and, with an administration that’s drastically expanded government, they have better job security yet they whine in a new survey that satisfaction has hit its lowest point in nearly ten years. Boohoo! Across the board, the nation’s 2.3 million federal employees rake in…

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Scandal-Plagued Maxine Waters Top Dem on Banking Committee

A famously corrupt—and seemingly untouchable—congresswoman renowned for abusing her power to enrich family members is set to hold a ranking position on the powerful House committee that oversees the nation’s financial services industries. Even for Washington this is a bit much. Democrats have chosen a scandal-plagued college, veteran Congresswoman Maxine…

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Feds Look the Other Way As Medicaid Fraud Rises

Federal authorities have for years ignored a growing crisis involving a fraud-infested government entitlement program that fleeces U.S. taxpayers out of millions of dollars, according to a shocking new audit released this week. It would almost seem inconceivable—even for today’s bloated government—if it wasn’t laid out in a report issued…


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