Judicial Watch • Department of Homeland Security

Obama Judge: Mexican Border Fence May Have “Disparate Impact” on Minorities

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DHS Hides Records of Failed $1 Bil System from Congress

In an apparent effort to cover up a potential scandal, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has for months refused to provide congressional leaders with records related to a failed program that was quietly nixed after the agency blew $1 billion on it. The faulty “life-saving” technology, known as BioWatch,…

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$5.8 Mil “Text Against Terror” Fails To Provide Any Tips

The U.S. government has blown nearly $6 million on an experimental “anti-terrorism” program in New Jersey that encourages the public to send tips via text message from their cellular phones. Since it was launched in mid-2011, the federally-funded “Text Against Terror” project has produced no credible tips, according to a…

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TSA Hangs Loose In Hawaii as Unscreened Bags Board Planes

Federal officers responsible for airport security in Hawaii’s largest airport have given a new meaning to the popular island greeting “hang loose” by kicking back on the government’s dime while luggage got on planes unscreened. This went on for months at Honolulu International Airport, according to an audit released by…

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DHS Covers Up Failures of U.S. Counterterrorism Centers

A huge post-9/11 counterterrorism program that’s received hundreds of millions of dollars has failed miserably to provide any useful intelligence and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has covered up the mess from both Congress and the public. Scathing details of the wasteful program were uncovered in the course of…

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Fake Docs Used in Several States to Get Driver’s License

More than a decade after the Islamic terrorists who attacked the U.S. obtained driver’s licenses in various states the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has failed to implement an effective plan to prevent extremists from exploiting the system’s vulnerabilities. In fact, fake documents can still be used to easily get…

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$1 Bil Later, DHS Pulls Plug On Faulty “BioWatch” System

After blowing $1 billion on faulty “live-saving” technology that was supposed to detect biological attacks, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is quietly pulling the plug on the failed system. Known as BioWatch, the program has turned out to be a worthless money pit for U.S. taxpayers. The mainstream newspaper…

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State Dept. Offers Cash For Help With Arms Control

In a rather bizarre move, the U.S. State Department is offering the general public cash to come up with ideas that can help crack down on violators of arms control agreements, especially those involving weapons of mass destruction. Among the key goals is to find ways to keep “loose nukes…

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82-Yr-Old Activist Breaches “Stringent Security” At U.S. Nuclear Weapons Lab

In an inconceivable breach, an 82-year-old nun along with two other seniors somehow managed to evade what the U.S. government calls the “most stringent security in the world” to break into a nuclear weapons laboratory often referred to as the “Fort Knox of Uranium.” If you would like to receive…

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City Spends $540k On Homeland Sec. Videos

As cities across the nation suffer through difficult financial times, one Texas municipality is making headlines for dropping more than half a million dollars to produce internet videos that supposedly teach people how properly react in public safety emergencies. A Houston Public Safety and Homeland Security office created to protect…

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Convicted BP Agents Would Qualify For Amnesty Under Obama Plan

As if the crisis along the Mexican border wasn’t bad enough, two veteran Border Patrol agents have been convicted for operating a multi-million-dollar human smuggling business in which illegal immigrants were transported into the U.S. in government vehicles. It marks the highest profile corruption case in years for the Homeland…

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Iraqi Court Absolves Terrorist Freed By U.S. After Killing Soldiers

Surprise, surprise the Hezbollah terrorist released by the Obama Administration to Iraq out of respect for the country’s sovereignty won’t make it to the U.S. to face trial for killing five American soldiers. We all knew this would happen back in December when the commander-in-chief handed over the Lebanese militant,…

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$230 Mil Later DHS Realizes Nuclear Detectors Don’t Work

After blowing $230 million on faulty machines that were supposed to detect dangerous nuclear and radiological materials on U.S.-bound cargo, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has another idea to get the job done but it will cost roughly quadruple the money. It’s a classic example of how government wastes…

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Obama DHS Caves In To Big Labor, Kills Chemical Plant Security Plan

In a staggering move, the Obama Administration has caved in to the demands of big labor, quietly abandoning a crucial plan to secure the nation’s vulnerable chemical plants from terrorists. It’s a story unlikely to appear in the mainstream media though it concerns every U.S. resident, especially those living near…

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Congress Blasts Napolitano Over Major Security Breaches

Here is a juicy exchange— ignored by the mainstream media—featuring Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano getting hammered at a congressional oversight hearing for being clueless about two critical national security breaches. For those who thought Napolitano’s delusional Mexican border assessment (“as secure as it has ever been”) was scary, consider…

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To Be Politically Correct U.S. Ignores Threat Of Radicalized Muslim-Americans

Political correctness has led the U.S. government to ignore the growing threat of Muslim-Americans radicalized by the violent Islamist extremist ideology promulgated by al Qaeda and its affiliates, according to a shocking report released by the House Committee on Homeland Security. As a result, the terrorist threat to military communities…

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U.S. CBP Agents Team Up With Mexican Drug Cartels

In a troubling admission to Congress, a high-ranking official from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has revealed that the agency charged with protecting the nation’s borders is plagued with internal corruption that could put the U.S. at risk. What sort of corruption? The federal agents who are supposed to…

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DHS IG Exposes “Gaping Hole” In Airport Security

In the latest scandal to rock the agency charged with securing aviation from another terrorist attack, high-ranking officials at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) are concealing nearly half of the breaches at major airports across the United States. It’s simply one of many shameful lapses for the monstrous federal agency…

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Former TSA Head Calls Airport Security A National Embarrassment

More than a decade after the worst terrorist attacks in U.S. history it’s a national embarrassment that our airport security system remains so hopelessly bureaucratic and disconnected from the people it is meant to protect.  That harsh assessment comes from the former head of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the…

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DHS Clueless About Unauthorized Foreigners In U.S.

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) only takes action against a “small portion” of foreigners who overstay their visa—like several of the 9/11 terrorists—and allows hundreds of thousands to enter the United States without proper authorization under a provision that already relaxes scrutiny for dozens of countries. It gets better.…

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Real ID Act May Finally Be Enforced In 2013

Nearly a decade after Congress passed a crucial security measure to prevent a repeat of the September 11 terrorist attacks, the Obama Administration finally plans to implement the law next year after much stalling. Known as the Real ID Act, the national identification measure was enacted in 2005 at the recommendation…


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