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U.S. Gives Rich Companies Billions For Overseas Ads

Enraging examples of government blowing taxpayer dollars abound, but this could easily take the cake; Uncle Sam has spent north of $2 billion to subsidize the advertising costs of wealthy private American companies and trade groups overseas. In the meantime, the U.S. economy has amassed a record $15.6 trillion debt…

Public Univ. Creates Special Illegal Alien Tuition Rate

A special category of tuition created this month for illegal immigrants at a public university in Colorado violates both federal and state law, Judicial Watch points out in a letter to the school’s Board of Trustees. Therefore JW is calling for the immediate rescinding of the measure, which enables certain…

Obesity Watch: Millions Wasted To Bring Fresh Produce To Poor Areas

The Obama Administration keeps funding questionable programs to combat obesity by bringing fresh produce to poor areas, even as health experts concede the efforts are wasted—right along with hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars. Consider this south Florida newspaper article focusing on how local nonprofits are spending federal money to…

Senate To Vote On Radical Pro Abortion Judicial Nominee

This week marks a great opportunity to eliminate yet another of President Obama’s liberal activist candidates from getting a lifetime federal judgeship, in this case on the notoriously liberal—and often overturned—9th Circuit Court of Appeals. In November the commander-in-chief nominated pro-abortion radical Andrew Hurwitz to fill a vacancy on the…

D.C. Council Chair Guilty Of Fed Crime

Highlighting the criminal activity blotter for the District of Columbia’s famously corrupt government this week is its disgraced council chairman, Kwame Brown, pleading guilty to a federal felony. It’s simply part of the never-ending saga of political scandals in the local government that runs the area surrounding the White House.…

Former ACORN Director Gets $445 Mil From U.S. Treasury

The Obama Administration has given a former director at the scandal-plagued Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) nearly half a billion dollars to offer “struggling” Illinois homeowners mortgage assistance, a Judicial Watch investigation has found. It means the ACORN official (Joe McGavin) will go from operating a corrupt…

U.S. Kills $20 Mil Pakistani Sesame Street Over Corruption

The United States government has finally pulled the plug on a preposterous, $20 million project to develop a Pakistani version of the iconic educational children’s program Sesame Street. Should American taxpayers be relieved that the government finally killed the abominable three-year project or outraged that it existed in the first…

“Expedited Border Crossing” For Drivers Tied To Terrorism, Drug Smuggling

Drivers with terrorism and drug-smuggling ties were cleared by the United States for “expedited border crossing” under a free-trade agreement created to facilitate commercial traffic between Canada, Mexico and the U.S. As inconceivable as this may seem, it’s documented in a federal audit released by the Department of Homeland Security…

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