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Mismanagement Costs Taxpayers Millions

Weeks after a commissioner in an affluent south Florida community pleaded guilty to federal corruption charges, a comptroller’s report reveals that perpetual mismanagement has cost taxpayers more than $5 million in unnecessary charges.  Lawmakers in Palm Beach County, one of the nation’s top rated, have consistently wasted large amounts of…

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Illegal Immigrant Child Molester Gets $4 Million From County

Lawmakers in one of California’s largest counties have secretly approved awarding an illegal immigrant child molester more than $4 million because he was beaten by fellow inmates while in custody.  The Orange County Board of Supervisors made the decision in a closed-door session, according to an local newspaper that made…

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U.S. Sen. Helps Hubby Get Big Govt. Deal

The Democrat senator who abruptly resigned as chair of a military construction committee after awarding her husband billions in government contracts has found another unethical way to enrich him. California Senator Dianne Feinstein simply introduced legislation to keep the taxpayer dollars flowing into the family bank account after relinquishing power…

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Sources: Wiretap Recorded Rep. Harman Promising to Intervene for AIPAC

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Congress ignored regulators’ repeated warnings on Fannie, Freddie

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Bipartisan Corruption Scandal Exposed

In what a veteran national security official calls the “deepest kind of corruption,” a Republican administration covered up a Democrat lawmaker’s crimes in exchange for her support of a controversial secret wiretapping program. The Bush Administration dropped an investigation into a California congresswoman’s collaboration with foreign spies so that she…

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Sheriff Threatened With Bomb To Free Illegal Immigrants

The sheriff’s department in a north west Colorado county has received a letter threatening to bomb the neighborhood unless illegal immigrants are released from its jail. Ironically, the violent threat came days after a Homeland Security report warned of right wing extremist violence by Americans who oppose illegal immigration, among…

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Tax Day Tea Party in Washington, DC

Judicial Watch, Inc. legal assistant Cristina Rotaru, a legal immigrant from the former Soviet Block and recently naturalized U.S. citizen, attended the protest rally. Here are some of her impressions and photos: I had my very first experience of political activism at the Tax Day Tea party last Wednesday, on…

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Are You a Right-Wing Extremist?

April 17, 2009 From the Desk of Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton: "Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy" Theories Alive and Well in Obama Administration Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano has been spending too much with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. It appears Napolitano has developed her own version of Hillary’s bogus…

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Obama Adviser Said to Be Tied to Pension Deal

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Homeland issued ‘extremism’ report despite objections

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Fla. House Speaker Indicted

A high-ranking Florida lawmaker recently forced by a corruption scandal to resign as House speaker has been indicted by a grand jury for creating fake budget documents to get a college a multi million-dollar aircraft hanger sought by a political donor.  Republican Ray Sansom, who is still a state representative,…

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State Pays For Gov. To Campaign Nationally

Taxpayers in Louisiana are getting stuck with a hefty tab for a security detail to travel around the country with their governor as he raises campaign funds for a potential run at a national office.  Seen a rising star in the Republican Party, Governor Bobby Jindal is raising his national…

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IRS Gives Illegal Aliens Billions In Refunds

The Internal Revenue Service has allowed more than one million foreigners—many in the U.S. illegally—to improperly claim tax credits that they don’t qualify for and it will end up costing the government close to $9 billion.  The best part is that the IRS knowingly permitted the exorbitant tax credits even…

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Conservative Law Group Watching Day Worker Center

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Judge Says Bribe Was Meaningless

A Mississippi judge federally indicted for bribery insists the charges should be dropped because he didn’t receive anything of value but rather a “meaningless courtesy call” from the lawmaker who tried to influence him. The suspended Hinds County Circuit judge (Robert DeLaughter) has been charged with five felonies for exchanging…

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Workplace English Rule Illegal

Although federal law allows employers to require English on the job, a national healthcare firm will dish out nearly half a million dollars to settle a discrimination lawsuit in which the U.S. government alleges Hispanic workers were punished for speaking Spanish. Filed by the federal agency that enforces the nation’s…

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Court Kills Oregon Employer Verification Law

An Oregon judge has struck down a county law penalizing employers that hire illegal immigrants, ruling that the measure is not legal because local lawmakers don’t have the authority to enforce it. The measure was overwhelmingly approved by voters in Columbia County, northwest of Portland, last November and approved by…

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$11Million Air Safety Probe Kept Secret

A costly and lengthy government investigation that was supposed to reveal crucial information on aviation safety will never be made public because it was plagued with serious shortcomings and resistance from federal regulators. The failed project cost taxpayers $11 million yet the government has nothing to show for it, according…

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Federal agency warns of radicals on right


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