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DOJ Steers Countrywide Settlement Cash To Leftist Groups With Dem Ties

The untold story of the Obama Administration’s widely reported, $335 million discrimination settlement with Countrywide Financial Corporation is that, under a secret Justice Department program, a chunk of the money won’t go to the “victims” but rather leftist groups not connected to the lawsuit. The Department of Justice (DOJ) will…

Feds Accuse Police Of Discriminating Against Latinos

In a matter of days the Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced that federal investigations of law enforcement agencies in different parts of the country uncovered a pattern of discrimination against Latinos in violation of the U.S. Constitution. This appears to be part of a much bigger Obama Administration plan…

Leftists Delay Justice, Cop-Killer Gets Death Reprieve

Pliant courts and a powerful leftist movement delayed justice long enough to get a convicted cop-murderer a death-penalty reprieve more than a decade after his lengthy appeals process had already been exhausted. The outrageous case involves a member of the radical Black Panthers, Mumia Abu-Jamal, who murdered a police officer…

DOJ Targets Voter ID Laws Like One Upheld By SCOTUS

It appears that the Obama Administration is once again utilizing the Department of Justice (DOJ) as a political tool, this time to challenge voter identification laws—like one already upheld by the Supreme Court—that Democrats claim discriminate against minorities. As the presidential election nears and Obama’s poll numbers plummet, who can…

Hard Times: DOJ Cuts Conference Spending By $14 Mil

How considerate of the Justice Department to finally cut back on the extravagant work conferences that stick it to U.S. taxpayers with exorbitant tabs for overpriced food, beverages and fancy party planners.Heads turned a few weeks ago when a Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General probe revealed that the bloated…

$83 Mil To Give Convicts Second Chance

In what could be viewed as a waste of taxpayer resources during a financial crisis, Obama’s Department of Justice (DOJ) has distributed $83 million in “second chance” grants to ensure that prison inmates become “productive, law-abiding citizens” upon completing their sentence.It’s part of an innovative plan devised last year by…

Audits Expose DOJ, State Dept. Waste

While President Obama pushes for tax hikes to finance yet another flawed government program, separate audits expose the enraging waste of public dollars at two of the nation’s largest federal agencies.The probes, released just weeks apart, illustrate how bloated government agencies go on spending sprees with American tax dollars, even…

Internal Docs List Crimes Tied To ATF Gun Operation

The number of crimes connected to a disastrous federal experiment that allowed Mexican drug traffickers to obtain U.S.-sold weapons is significantly higher than previously disclosed, according to internal government documents obtained by Judicial Watch. Known as Fast and Furious, the failed program was run by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and…

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