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U.S. Pays $1.5 Mil to Help Brazilian Women Quit Smoking


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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…


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.


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.


Obama’s Earth Day Jet-Setting Cost Taxpayers $866,615

The Daily Caller’s Michael Bastasch reports on the documents obtained by Judicial Watch that show President Obama’s Earth Day trip in March cost taxpayers more $866,000 in flight costs alone. Ironic for a president always lecturing the public about cutting energy consumption.


The Daily 202: As Ex-Im Fight Wraps, Sugar May Become The Right’s Next Litmus Test

The Washington Post reports on Judicial Watch’s revelation that top Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett’s family is full of individuals closely tied to Communism in the 1950s.


FBI Files Document Communism in Valerie Jarrett’s Family

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) files obtained by Judicial Watch reveal that the dad, maternal grandpa and father-in-law of President Obama’s trusted senior advisor, Valerie Jarrett, were hardcore Communists under investigation by the U.S. government. Jarrett’s dad, pathologist and geneticist Dr. James Bowman, had extensive ties to Communist associations


The Obama Presidency – A Cacophony of Corruption

Judicial Watch’s Tom Fitton counters the narrative by David Brooks that the Obama administration has been “scandal-free.” Clearly, he writes, basic examination of the administration’s actions makes clear that it has been all too familiar with scandal.


The Obama Administration’s Newly Political Approach to FOIAs

Despite promising to be the most transparent administration ever, the Obama administration has complicated the FOIA process, making it more difficult for journalists to get information from the government. One way they have done so is the use of the “sensitive review process,” in which political appointees review requested documents for release, in


Convicted but Free to Roam

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports on the shocking number of detainees released by the federal government following their failure to be deported. These detainees, some violent, are being released quietly, even without their previous victims being notified.


U.S. Gives $7 Bil in Food Benefits to “Ineligible Recipients”

The bloated federal agency charged with feeding the poor—and eradiating “food insecurity” in the U.S.—blew nearly $7 billion to provide “ineligible recipients” with the welfare benefit and there appears to be no end in sight to the fleecing. In fact, the agency, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), has for…


U.S. Spends $250,000 to Make Morocco “Green”

It’s not enough that President Obama’s disastrous green energy agenda has blown hundreds of millions of dollars on ventures that have failed miserably in the U.S., American taxpayers are also bankrolling similar boondoggles abroad. An example is a quarter of a million dollar endeavor called Green Entrepreneurship Morocco that aims…


Ellis Island “Feet People” Exhibit Blasts Militarizing Mexican Border, Deportations

The Obama administration is injecting its open border agenda to the federal landmark that once served as the gateway for legal immigration with a new gallery blasting the militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border and the deportation of “unauthorized immigrants.” Located in the New York Harbor and situated near the iconic…


Obama Task Force to Strengthen Immigrant “Integration Infrastructure”

President Obama’s Task Force on New Americans has issued its much-anticipated plan to facilitate life in the U.S. for immigrants and refugees by enhancing pathways to naturalization, building welcoming communities and providing “mobile immigration services in underserved communities.” The government-wide initiative aims to “strengthen federal immigrant and refugee

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