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Obama Orders Fed Agencies to Stop Asking Job Applicants about Criminal History

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

Imam Who Issued Fatwa Against Islam Critic Got DOJ Contract, Holds Peace Prayer for Paris

A radical imam quietly hired by the Obama administration to teach Muslim federal prisoners is holding a “peace and unity prayer” to denounce the Paris terrorist attacks at the same mosque that he was ousted from years ago for issuing a fatwa against an author critical of Islam. The Egyptian-born…

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$1.7 Mil to Ease Prison Transition, Public Housing told not to Reject Criminals

Coinciding with the mass release of federal inmates, the Obama administration is spending $1.7 million on a “re-entry program” to ease the transition from prison and ordering public housing facilities not to reject tenants with criminal records. The goal is to reduce barriers to public housing, employment and educational opportunities…

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Feds Send Man to Jail for Overfishing as 6,000 Drug Convicts are Freed

These are embarrassing times for the nation’s criminal justice system; as the Obama administration executes the nation’s largest mass release of federal prisoners, it’s sending a Long Island fisherman to jail for reeling in too many. It’s part of the administration’s criminal justice reform movement to reduce jail time as…

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DHS Tries Halting Deportation of Illegal Aliens “Ethnically Profiled” by Cops

Two disturbing cases highlight the serious problems with the nation’s immigration laws under the Obama administration; In one, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) accused a local police department of racial profiling for arresting two previously deported illegal immigrants and turning them over to federal authorities for removal. In the…

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Feds Get Muslim Truckers $240k after Getting Fired for Refusing to Transport Alcohol

The Obama administration helped two Muslim truck drivers working for an American company in the U.S. get a nice settlement after being fired for refusing to transport alcohol because it violates their religious beliefs. It’s another one of those shameful only-in-America stories. It also marks the second time in two…

PRESS RELEASE

Judicial Watch Statement on Obama Justice Department Decision to Close Obama IRS Investigation

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding the Obama Justice Department decision to close its investigation of the IRS targeting of Tea Party groups and other conservative opponents of President Obama’s policies: “President Obama’s IRS was used against his opponents to help him win…

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$70 Mil in Stimulus Grants to Build Unneeded, Empty Jails

Yet another case of government waste has surfaced, this one involving two huge prisons that sit mostly empty because there was never a need for them in the first place and now there’s not enough money to operate them. It would be a comical tale if it didn’t fleece American…

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Fed Prosecutors Blast Sen. Bill to Cut Jail Time for Drug Felons

President Obama and his supporters are hailing a controversial bill to reduce prison sentences as a major bipartisan breakthrough, but federal prosecutors warn that it will weaken their ability to bring dangerous drug traffickers to justice and will result in the release of thousands of convicted drug traffickers and violent…

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9/11 Comm. Chair “Embarrassed” That U.S. Still Keeps Most Records Secret

Fourteen years after 9/11, the U.S. government maintains a robust “stonewall of official secrecy” to hide droves of documents that would likely expose incompetence inside the nation’s intelligence agencies and deceptive relations with foreign governments. A key portion of the information that was withheld by President George W. Bush has…

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DOJ Accuses U.S. Biz of Discrimination for Requiring Proof of Work Eligibility

In its crusade to protect and assist illegal immigrants, the Obama administration has accused an American company of discrimination for requiring employees to furnish proof that they are eligible to work legally in the United States. You know the nation is in trouble when a U.S. business gets investigated by…

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Federal Appeals Court Blasts DOJ Misconduct in Police Prosecution

A federal appeals court has blasted misconduct by Justice Department lawyers in a civil rights prosecution against New Orleans police officers.

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Judicial Watch’s Inaugural Leadership Summit

Leadership Summit to Focus Attention on Corruption of Obama Administration Judicial Watch Files Suit to Obtain Records on Justice Department’s Legal Reversal on Internet Gambling and Expose Eric Holder’s Conflicts of Interest Michelle Obama’s Taxpayer-Funded Travel Junket to U.K., Italy Costs $240,497.67 in Flight Expenses State Department Did Not Provide…

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Judicial Watch Files Lawsuit Seeking Records on Justice Department Decision to “Legalize” Internet Gambling

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia seeking documents regarding the Department of Justice’s 2011 ruling that the Wire Act of 1961 and other laws prohibiting online gambling, such as the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement…

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Investigation: Collusion Between Terrorists and Mexican Cartels is a Threat to U.S.

Muslim terrorists are using Mexican drug cartels to infiltrate the U.S. southern border to plan attacks on the United States from within, according to Sun City Cell, a documentary produced in collaboration between Judicial Watch and TheBlaze TV.

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IGs ask Congress to Help after DOJ Restricts Access to Info

Watchdogs assigned to root out fraud and corruption inside federal government agencies encounter so many barriers during their investigations that they’re calling on Congress to pass legislation that will guarantee the access they’re already supposed to have. The cry comes on the heels of a new Justice Department restriction on…

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Did the IRS, DOJ & FBI Break the Law?

Fox Business’ Gerri Willis continues her outstanding reporting on the IRS scandal as it expands to include the Department of Justice’s involvement in persecuting conservative political groups. Judicial Watch keeps learning that this scandal goes farther and farther.

IN THE NEWS

Obama IRS Scandal Now IRS-FBI-Justice Dept. Scandal

Investor’s Business Daily praises Judicial Watch’s efforts to hold the Obama administration accountable for targeting conservative political groups. The scandal has continued to grow, and Judicial Watch is a big part of why documents keep being released.

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Judicial Watch Sues Justice Department for Records about Suspicious 2014 New Year’s Day Explosion in Minneapolis Muslim Neighborhood

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Department of Justice (DOJ) to obtain records regarding its response to the January 1, 2014, explosion of an apartment building in the largely Muslim Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, MN. The…

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Emails: Obama Administration Discussed Prosecuting Nonprofit Orgs

The Daily Caller discusses the documents released by Judicial Watch which prove an attempt by the IRS and Department of Justice to oppress conservative political groups. The IRS clearly violated the trust of taxpayers, and the law, also.

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New documents show Justice Dept. linked to IRS scandal

Sarah Westwood with The Washington Examiner reports on the collaboration between the IRS and DOJ to prosecute opponents of President Obama. This collaboration was proved in documents obtained and released by Judicial Watch.


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