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DOJ Forces College Menu Change: Food Allergy is a Disability

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FBI blocked in corruption probe involving Sens. Reid, Lee

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Agency That Enforces Gun Laws Can’t Keep Track of Its Own Weapons

Here’s a frightening example of government ineptitude; agents at the federal law enforcement agency responsible for cracking down on the illegal use and trafficking of firearms can’t keep track of their own work-issued guns. The irony is confounding, but the documents don’t lie. A Wisconsin newspaper has obtained five years’…

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Failed Somali pirate prosecution fuels terror trial fears

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“Islamically Permissible” Food Demanded for Muslim Prison Inmates

Should Americans pay the extra cost of providing Muslim prison inmates with special meals prepared according to Islamic law? The federal government does it and so do a few states, but not Florida and a U.S.-based terrorist front group is demanding a change. It’s one of those only-in-America stories that…

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Police Blast Obama for Picking Cop Killer’s Defender to Head DOJ Civil Rights Div.

The nation’s largest police union is blasting President Obama for choosing an attorney who defended a cop murderer—and member of the radical Black Panthers—to head a key division at the Justice Department, the agency responsible for enforcing the law and defending the interests of the United States. Obama’s nominee to…

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Clinton Judge Who Praised Terror Lawyer Orders Her Release

The Clinton-appointed federal judge who ordered the “compassionate release” of convicted terrorist facilitator Lynne Stewart is the same one who publicly praised the radical attorney and gave her such a light punishment an appellate court forced a resentencing. In 2005 Stewart, a self-proclaimed radical lawyer who has represented violent mobsters…

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DOJ Permanently Blocks Alabama’s Immigration Control Law

A law passed by Alabama legislators to curb illegal immigration has been permanently blocked by the Obama Department of Justice (DOJ), which announced this week that the measure “punished immigrant children for exercising their constitutional right to go to school,” among other things. The law made it a state crime…

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Fed Agency Blows $793k on Promo Items

In a shameful example of how government squanders your tax dollars, a federal law enforcement agency blew hundreds of thousands of dollars on promotional items like neckties, scarves and lapel pins displaying its official seal. This inconceivable waste involves the U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), the Arlington Virginia-based law enforcement agency…

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U.S. Bullies Man over “Department of Homeland Stupidity” Mugs

The feds have threatened to criminally prosecute a novelty store owner who sells products—such as “Department of Homeland Stupidity” coffee mugs—making fun of the U.S. government. Could this be a matter of national security, or that Uncle Sam simply lacks a sense of humor? To poke fun at the National…

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Jail for Rep. on JW’s 2008 Corrupt Pol List

A disgraced federal lawmaker who years ago appeared on Judicial Watch’s “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians” list is finally going to jail for abusing his public office to enrich himself and his cronies. Former Arizona Congressman Rick Renzi was sentenced to three years in prison this week and must report…

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Court Lets FBI Keep Authorized Racial Profiling Secret

The U.S. has been side-swiped by a robust wave of political correctness, so it may be tough to believe that the nation’s Attorney General actually authorizes federal agents to engage in “limited racial and ethnic profiling” when conducting assessments of criminal and terrorist threats. It’s probably something the Obama administration…

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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…

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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…

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DOJ’s “Grotesque Prosecutorial Misconduct” Upends Civil Rights Convictions

A federal judge blasted the Obama Justice Department, blaming “grotesque prosecutorial misconduct” for overturning the convictions of five Louisiana cops in what the administration considered one of the region’s most important civil rights cases. In 2011 five officers from the New Orleans Police Department (NOPD) were convicted of civil rights violations

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Mexico Orders Release of Spies Convicted in U.S. Court

The Obama administration has given Mexico enough input and authority over U.S. matters that its lawmakers felt emboldened enough to order the release of four communist spies serving lengthy sentences in federal prison. The Mexican Cámara de Diputados, which is similar to the U.S. House of Representatives, actually passed a…

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“Hate Map” of Conservatives Key in FRC Shooting

The domestic terrorist who carried out the politically-motivated shooting at the Family Research Council (FRC) gets sentenced this week and it should not be forgotten that he got his target list from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a nonprofit that features conservative organizations on a catalogue of “hate groups.”…

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JW Sues DOJ for Records of Holder Contempt Settlement Talks

Judicial Watch has sued the “most transparent administration” in history for details of Attorney General Eric Holder’s efforts to settle contempt charges filed against him for refusing to give Congress documents related to a scandalous gunrunning experiment that let Mexican drug traffickers obtain U.S.-sold weapons. The goal behind this disastrous…

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Obama Ignores SCOTUS Ruling, Sues State over Voter ID Law

The Obama administration just sued Texas over a voter identification law passed to prevent election fraud, asserting in a federal complaint that it was designed to “disproportionately impact Hispanic and African-American voters.” Apparently the administration didn’t read—or has chosen to ignore—the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling stripping the feds of…

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CAIR Gets Police to Cancel “Anti-Muslim” Terrorism Training

Several police departments in Illinois have cancelled their anti-terrorism training because an Islamic terrorist front group complained that the instructor is blatantly anti-Muslim. It’s yet another one of those only in America stories! The Islamic group that reportedly raises money for Hamas, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), snapped its…

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Judicial Watch Sues DOJ for LGBT Bar Association’s 2012 Lavender Law Conference & Career Fair Documents

DOJ “cover up” has continued for 11 months since filing of original FOIA request in August, 2012 (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit (Judicial Watch v. U.S. Department of Justice (No. 1:13-cv-00949)) on June 21, 2013, in the U.S.…


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