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New Obama czar will hunt ‘right-wing’ extremists

Just two weeks after it announced a plan to globalize local police departments through the “Strong Cities Network,” the Obama administration has added a new tool in its fight against “violent extremism.”

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While at State, Clinton chief of staff held job negotiating with Abu Dhabi

For the four years that Hillary Rodham Clinton was secretary of state, her longtime friend and adviser Cheryl D. Mills served next to her as chief of staff. Clinton has said Mills helped her run the State Department’s sprawling bureaucracy; oversaw key priorities such as food safety, global health policy and LGBT rights; and acted as “my principal liaison to the

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Clinton Cash Scandal News

Clinton Cash Connections Exposed – New Docs Raise Questions on Clinton Conflicts of Interest Courts Put an End to Obama Administration Obstruction Gambit in Clinton Scandal Clinton Cash Connections Exposed – New Docs Raise Questions on Clinton Conflicts of Interest The Clinton email scandal is serious enough.  Nonetheless, it is…

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EXCLUSIVE: U.S. officials conclude Iran deal violates federal law

Some senior U.S. officials involved in the implementation of the Iran nuclear deal have privately concluded that a key sanctions relief provision – a concession to Iran that will open the doors to tens of billions of dollars in U.S.-backed commerce with the Islamic regime – conflicts with existing federal statutes and cannot be implemented without violating those

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Time to impeach the IRS director

“Look,” wrote Lois Lerner, echoing Horace Greeley, “my view is that Lincoln was our worst president not our best. He should [have] let the [S]outh go.

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES

Fed Prosecutors Blast Sen. Bill to Cut Jail Time for Drug Felons

President Obama and his supporters are hailing a controversial bill to reduce prison sentences as a major bipartisan breakthrough, but federal prosecutors warn that it will weaken their ability to bring dangerous drug traffickers to justice and will result in the release of thousands of convicted drug traffickers and violent…

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Former DOJ Head Michael Mukasey Hits Obama’s DOJ Voting Section

Former Attorney General Michael Mukasey delivered a sharp criticism of the Obama Justice Department, particularly the DOJ Voting Section, in a speech republished in Hillsdale College’s Imprimis. In a broadside aimed at the Obama-era DOJ, Mukasey hits the department’s biased and partisan law enforcement policies.

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Obama Administration Granted Asylum And Residency To 1,519 Foreigners With Terror Ties

The Obama administration granted asylum to more than 1,500 foreigners with ties to terrorist organizations last year because they were deemed to have provided support to the groups “while under duress.”

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Judicial Watch Lawsuit Seeks Clinton Records on Release of Bin Laden Photos

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia seeking records of communications between the Office of the Secretary of State and the White House/Executive Office of the President following the capture and slaying of Osama bin…

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Judicial Watch Announces September 14 Leadership Summit ‘Washington Corruption and the Transparency Crisis’

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch is proud to announce that Judge Andrew Napolitano will be the keynote speaker at its upcoming Leadership Summit on “Washington Corruption and the Transparency Crisis” on September 14. Napolitano is a senior judicial analyst for the Fox News Channel.  He is also the author of…

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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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