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Elian Gonzalez Asks Obama to Free Jailed Cuban Spies

The Cuban boy at the center of a huge political battle between Dictator Fidel Castro and the United States is almost 20 and he’s demanding the release of four convicted spies serving lengthy sentences in federal prisons. Elian Gonzalez also reveals, via the communist island’s official media, that his experience…

County Votes 3-2 to Protect Criminal, Violent Illegal Aliens

A large U.S. county is taking illegal immigration sanctuary to an extreme, officially adopting a measure that protects even those with serious and violent criminal records from the feds. It’s a sanctuary county on steroids and, not surprisingly, it’s in California. Nevertheless, it’s preposterous even for a liberal local government…

Judicial Watch Gets Benghazi Security Contract from State Dept.

The State Department paid an inexperienced and virtually unknown foreign company $794,264 for nearly 50,000 guard hours to protect the U.S. mission in Benghazi, according to documents obtained by Judicial Watch. Media outlets have reported an estimated amount of around $783,000 to $783,284 based on “miscellaneous” federal contract data, but…

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…

Mexican Cartels Help Hezbollah Infiltrate U.S.

In a shocking revelation made by a veteran U.S. counterterrorism expert, Hezbollah has infiltrated the Southwest United States by joining forces with Mexican drug cartels that have long operated in the region. Judicial Watch has for years reported on the chilling connection between Islamic extremists and Mexican drug cartels. In…

U.S. Has Cash to Close Memorials, Can’t Afford Enforcing FOIA

The U.S. government can spend money shutting down and barricading memorials around Washington D.C., but it won’t dedicate the necessary resources to obey transparency laws, using the shutdown as an opportunity to ignore the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Without the accountability and transparency that FOIA is meant to provide,…

FDA to Regulate Mobile Apps, Monitor Social Media

Though it’s failed miserably to fulfill its key mission of protecting public health and safety over the years, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has found a new calling unrelated to its duties; monitoring social media and smart phone applications. As is the case when federal agencies embark on new…

FRC Shooter gets 25 Years; Feds call it Act of Terrorism

The Virginia man who planned a mass shooting based on a leftwing group’s “hate map” of conservatives got sentenced to 25 years in prison today, though federal prosecutors had recommended 45 for what they call an act of terrorism. Floyd Lee Corkins stormed into the headquarters of the Family Research…

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