Judicial Watch • Obama Administration

Food Stamps Sold on Facebook, eBay; U.S. Spends $7 Mil to Crack Down on Fraud

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Obama’s HUD Pick Misused Agency Funds for Low-Income Housing as Mayor

President Obama’s choice to head the scandal-plagued Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) misspent that agency’s funds—allocated to improve low-rent properties—as mayor of San Antonio, according to a federal audit. Nevertheless if the president has his way, San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro may soon be in charge of the…

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Obama Devotes $2 Bil to Make Federal Buildings Energy Efficient

It’s bad enough that American taxpayers have been repeatedly fleeced by President Obama’s many failed “green” projects, now the commander-in-chief is dedicating an extra $2 billion—on top of $2 billion already dispersed in 2011—to make federal buildings in the United States energy efficient. It’s a necessary expense to protect the…

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$1.9 Mil to Help Food Stamp Recipients Make Healthier Choices

It’s not enough that the Obama administration spends a mind-boggling $79.8 billion on food stamps, now it’s funding a special research center that will find ways to help recipients of the welfare program make healthier and wiser food choices. It will be called the Center for Behavioral Economics and Healthy…

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USAID Awards $341 Mil in April, Including $24.5 Mil for Circumcisions in Swaziland

As April comes to an end Judicial Watch offers a sampling of some of the outrageous foreign causes that one agency alone dedicated hundreds of millions to, including $24.5 million for male circumcision in Swaziland and $71 million to improve child learning outcomes in Ghana. Remember, this huge chunk of…

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DOJ Pardon Atty. Quits as Obama Plans to Free Thousands of Drug Convicts

As President Obama prepares to use his executive power to release thousands of felons (serving time under “racist” drug sentences) the Justice Department’s top official in charge of pardons quits rather than let criminals out of jail. At least someone at the agency charged with enforcing the law and providing…

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$3 Mil for Philippine Project to Combat Global Warming in Pacific Rim

As if it weren’t bad enough that the U.S. has already wasted billions of taxpayer dollars to save the developing world from the presumed ills of global warming, millions more will go to a Philippines-based project that aims to combat climate change in the Pacific Islands. Is there no end…

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Overlap in Govt. Programs Blasted: 10 HHS Offices to Help Minorities With AIDS

Here’s a shocker; countless programs operated by the bloated U.S. government overlap or are needlessly duplicated across a number of federal agencies, translating into huge losses of American taxpayer dollars. This is nothing new and has actually been well documented over the years in audits published by the investigative arm…

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Scandal-Plagued NSF Asks Congress for $83 Mil Budget Hike

Long rocked by scandal, fraud and waste the federal agency that funds science and research in the United States is playing the China card to persuade Congress to approve an $83 million increase to its already excessive $7.2 billion annual budget. If Congress doesn’t grant the colossal increment, China’s science…

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$6 Bil Vanishes From State Dept. Under Hillary Clinton

In a mind-boggling example of how the government blows—or perhaps steals—our tax dollars, billions vanished from the U.S. State Department mostly while Hillary Clinton ran it, according to a new alert issued by the agency’s inspector general. Could the former Secretary of State be using the cash to fund an…

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FBI Quietly Cuts Ties With Anti-Christian Hate Group

A year after Judicial Watch exposed the Justice Department’s tight relationship with a radical anti-Christian group linked to domestic terrorism the agency appears to have quietly severed ties with the leftwing organization. It marks a rare victory for conservatives in a leftist administration led by a president obsessed with political…

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U.S. Gives Russia Free Military Equipment Used By Army, Marines

Behind closed doors the U.S. government is giving Russia free military equipment—also used to train American troops—even after President Obama announced punitive sanctions against Moscow and, more importantly, a suspension in military engagement over the invasion and occupation of Ukraine. The secret operation was exposed this week by members of…

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CAIR Gets Muslim TV Show Killed Over Ethnic, Religious Stereotyping

The terrorist front organization Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has repeatedly proven that it wields tremendous power in the Obama administration and now the group is flexing its bulging muscles in Hollywood, successfully killing a new show on a major television network over negative stereotypes of Muslims. This is the…

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Another Freed Gitmo Captive Arrested For Terrorism

President Obama is on a roll freeing of Guantanamo inmates to meet his deranged goal of closing the U.S. military prison in southeastern Cuba, but this week the mission got slammed with damaging evidence that confirms it’s a really bad and dangerous idea. From the time the first Islamic jihadists were…

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Govt. Study: “Climate Shock” Worse for People with Food Vulnerabilities

What role does a “pre-existing vulnerability” play in the life of a “climate shock” victim and does it affect their food security? A better question may be; what does this even mean? Or does anybody really care? If you pay taxes in the United States, take note because you have…

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U.S. Civil Rights Comm. Panel Blasts Policy Making Job Background Checks Discriminatory

A new Obama administration policy that says criminal background checks are discriminatory against minority job applicants is “deeply flawed,” according to half of the commissioners who sit on the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, the independent and bipartisan federal agency created by Congress decades ago. The administration has gone after companies…

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Adviser Fired by Obama for Hamas Meeting Gets Top WH Security Job

A radical foreign policy adviser fired by President Obama years ago for meeting with the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas has been hired by the White House to be the senior director at the National Security Council (NSC). How generous of the commander-in-chief to let bygones be bygones when it comes…

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Al Qaeda Fat Cat Dean of Gitmo Business School Run by Terrorists

Authorities at the U.S. military prison that houses the world’s most dangerous terrorists—including 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheik Mohammed—have allowed inmates to operate a “Business School Behind Bars” with an accused Al Qaeda financier as the self-appointed “dean of students.” Among the brilliant plans this group of Guantanamo Bay terrorists has…

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8th Circuit Says USDA Can’t Keep Hiding Food Stamp Data

The Obama administration’s efforts to keep secret information about its scandal-plagued food-stamp program received a major blow from a federal appellate court that’s ruled the government can’t hide how much money businesses make by accepting the welfare payments. In the last few years Judicial Watch has reported extensively on the…

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U.S. Secretly Shipping Weapons to Syria

Though it’s been well documented that opposition forces in Syria are mostly run by Islamic terrorists—mainly Al Qaeda—Congress has secretly approved U.S. weapons flow to what officials describe as “moderate” Syrian rebel factions. The problem with this is that there are no “moderate” rebel forces in Syria, according to a…

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9/11 Terrorist Emits Manifesto from Gitmo, DOJ Bans Singling Out Muslims in Fed Probes

On the same week that the Obama administration let the mastermind of 9/11 dispatch propaganda from his Guantanamo jail cell—aiding and abetting more terrorism—it cracked down on “racial profiling” by prohibiting federal agents from singling out Muslims in counterterrorism investigations. Have we lost all dignity as a nation? These are…


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