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Another $31.5 Mil to Give Food-Stamp Recipients Fruits, Veggies

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Obama Overreaching: A Constitutional Crisis?

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$300k to Boost “Culturally Appropriate” Gene Studies in Africa

In the last few years American taxpayers have spent tens of millions of dollars to examine ambiguous African health issues—including African sleeping sickness—and the money continues flowing under an Obama administration program dedicated to studying genes and environmental factors in the world’s second-largest continent. The costly initiative is known as…

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DOJ to Give Leftist Groups Cut of B of A Settlement

The Department of Justice (DOJ) keeps giving radical leftist groups that support President Obama huge amounts of cash collected from big banks to settle discrimination and mortgage abuse lawsuits filed by the government. Judicial Watch first reported the scheme two years ago when Countrywide Financial Corporation doled out $335 million…

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WH Rules: Violation in Terrorist Swap Punishable By Jail, Suspension, Removal of Office

The law violated by the Obama administration when it secretly exchanged five Guantanamo terrorists for an Army solider captured by the Taliban after deserting his post is punishable by jail, suspension and removal of office, according to written White House rules. The nonpartisan investigative arm of Congress, the Government Accountability…

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

It’s bad enough that the Obama administration has shattered records by spending a mind-boggling $80.4  billion to give a record number of people free groceries, now it’s dedicating millions more to crack down on fraud that includes using social media to illegally sell and buy food stamps online. It’s an…

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U.S. Sues American Co. For Requiring Workers to Speak English

The United States government is actually suing a private American business for discriminating against Hispanic and Asian employees because they don’t speak English on the job. It involves a Green Bay Wisconsin metal and plastic manufacturer that fired a group of Hmong and Hispanic workers over their English skills, “even…

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Spain Arrests Freed Gitmo Captive Running Jihadist Recruitment Network

In a story unlikely to receive attention from the mainstream media in the United States, a former Guantanamo Bay captive has been arrested in Spain for operating what authorities there say is a sophisticated jihadist recruitment network. Spanish media is reporting that the one-time Gitmo prisoner is a 46-year-old Moroccan…

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Feds Dump Illegal Aliens Caught in Texas at Ariz. Bus Stations

As if it weren’t bad enough that even convicts qualify for Obama amnesty, check out what’s going on in Arizona; the federal government is dumping an unknown number of illegal immigrants caught in Texas at bus stations in Phoenix and Tucson. The feds didn’t even have the courtesy to give…

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$105 Mil for Racial, Ethnic Approaches to Community Health

It’s not enough that the Obama administration has already spent colossal amounts of taxpayer dollars on race-based health initiatives, now $105 million will go to a new project called Racial and Ethnic Approaches to Community Health (REACH). The acronym is packed with meaning because the goal, after all, is to…

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Terrorist Sues Over Jail Uniform’s Violation of Muslim Doctrine

Here is one of those shameful only in America stories: A convicted terrorist serving 20 years in a high-security Indiana facility is suing the Federal Bureau of Prisons because the mandatory jail uniform violates Muslim wardrobe rules. Can anyone imagine this occurring in any other country? The unbelievable story comes…

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VA Gives Gitmo Terrorists Better Medical Care Than U.S. Veterans

As the nation prepares to commemorate the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military, a Pentagon insider reveals that Al Qaeda terrorist jailed at Guantanamo get better medical treatment than our own veterans. As disgraceful as this may seem, it’s not at all far-fetched considering the…

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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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