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U.S. Takes $9.7 Bil Hit in GM Bailout

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The feds already investigated Huma Abedin’s pay scandal but didn’t pursue it

Long time Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin has been very angry with Chuck Grassley over what she perceives as his attempts to ruin her reputation by asking questions about her pay stubs.

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Zero Dark Thirty filmmakers were nearly prosecuted for bribing CIA officers with Prada shopping sprees, pearl earrings and Michelin-starred dinners

The makers of Zero Dark Thirty were nearly prosecuted for bribing CIA officials with gifts in exchange for information whilst researching the Oscar-winning film.

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Tequila, Painted Pearls, and Prada: How the CIA Helped Produce ‘Zero Dark Thirty’

On April 21, 2011, Mark Boal called the CIA to tell them he was going to Afghanistan. The previous year, the screenwriter had been at a dinner when CIA director Leon Panetta asked Boal to alert the agency if he ever traveled to the country. At the time, Boal was working on a movie called Tora Bora, about the CIA’s failure to capture Osama bin Laden in the

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Obama Is Removing McKinley’s Legacy From Hawaii, Not Just An Alaskan Mountain

There’s been no Hawaiian nation since 1898, when President McKinley abolished the monarchy and annexed the islands as a U.S. territory.

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Obama protects White House insiders, cracks down on low-level leakers

The Obama administration has a history of dealing harshly with those who mishandle classified information — unless the offender resides in the White House inner circle.

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IGs ask Congress to Help after DOJ Restricts Access to Info

Watchdogs assigned to root out fraud and corruption inside federal government agencies encounter so many barriers during their investigations that they’re calling on Congress to pass legislation that will guarantee the access they’re already supposed to have. The cry comes on the heels of a new Justice Department restriction on…

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State Dept. blocked FOIA, congressional requests at Obama’s request dozens of times

State Department officials sent the White House as many as 34 different sets of internal documents that had been requested by Congress or under the Freedom of Information Act so the president’s staff could review them for potentially embarrassing information.

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Obama Providing Extra Million Alien Work Permits Annually

The Obama administration has issued more than 7.4 million work permits to foreign nationals from 2009 – 2014, beyond the approximately one million lawful permanent residents and 700,000 foreign guest workers admitted to the U.S. each year.

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Barack and Valerie’s great Communist Party marriage

[T]he fine work of Judicial Watch, which has obtained by FOIA request the FBI files of three crucial figures who formed Valerie Jarrett, Obama’s most intimate adviser. The three are Jarrett’s father, James Bowman, her father-in-law, Vernon Jarrett, and her grandfather, Robert Rochon Taylor. Judicial Watch has posted these documents online …

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IRS Scandal: It’s Dangerous To Be On Wrong Side Of Obama

It is certainly true that it is politically dangerous to be opposed to the president’s policies. The documents recently released by Judicial Watch show that not only were non-profits determined to be his political enemies targeted for more scrutiny, but lists of those who donated to those groups were used to begin potential audits.

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Barack and Valerie’s Great Communist Party Marriage

Judicial Watch’s work uncovering documents highlighting top Obama aide Valerie Jarrett’s family ties to communism shows some shocking truths about the Obama administration. That the president counts such ideologues as close friends and advisers speaks volumes.

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Obama’s on-air defenders also lobby White House

Conflicts of interest abound in this story. The Obama administration, despite the president’s campaign pledge to reduce lobbyist influence, involved lobbyists in its public relations efforts in return for administration access.

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Sandinista Sympathizer Supports Iran Deal

The Iran nuclear agreement has one more supporter — liberal New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio. It’s just one more poorly conceived statement of support by de Blasio for liberal policies.

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Massive Government Overreach: Obama’s AFFH Rule Is Out

The Obama administration is now seeking to remake local neighborhoods across the country based on its own racial and economic preferences. The Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing Rule is a gross overreach and violation of state and local authority and must be stopped.

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CDC Official: Obama Worst President Ever

Rush Limbaugh highlights documents obtained and released by Judicial Watch in CDC officials criticize the Obama administration’s allowing into the country illegal immigrants from Central American countries despite significant medical concerns.

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Hillary Emails Reveal Axelrod Knew About Private Account Despite Past Claims [VIDEO]

Another Obama administration official has been caught in a lie about Hillary Clinton’s email accounts. Emails released Tuesday show that David Axelrod, a former senior adviser and campaign manager for Obama, sent emails to Clinton at her secret account even though he stated in June he knew nothing of the account.

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Benghazi night call between Clinton and Obama withheld, documents show

Fox News’ Catherine Herridge reports on Judicial Watch’s recently obtained documents which show that President Obama and Hillary Clinton spoke on the night of the Benghazi attack. The contents of that call, however, are being kept from the American people to protect Obama and Clinton’s political prospects.

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U.S. Spends $250k to Bring “Baseball Cares” to Dominican Republic

Can baseball miraculously improve education, combat domestic violence and child abuse in an impoverished Caribbean island? The U.S. government seems to think so and it’s spending a quarter of a million taxpayer dollars to implement a “Baseball Cares” program in the Dominican Republic. It’s a team effort between Uncle Sam…

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President who orders airlines to reduce emissions blows nearly $900,000 on jet fuel for Earth Day event

Twitchy provides a look at President Obama’s reckless use of taxpayer funds for his Florida speech on global warming, and highlights the hypocrisy of his actions.

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Obama’s Earth Day Flights Cost Taxpayers $866,615

The Washington Free Beacon picks up the story of President Obama’s wasteful use of taxpayer dollars to fly to Florida for a day to deliver a single speech about global warming.


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