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Sen. Menendez’s Hookergate Uncovers Political Corruption

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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“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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U.S. Task Force To Close Racial/Ethnic Asthma Disparities

In its quest to bring poor minorities the same quality of medical care as their wealthier, white counterparts the Obama Administration has launched a “coordinated federal action plan to reduce racial and ethnic asthma disparities.” As the election nears, the new government task force will show Americans how the president…

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JW Probe: $36.2 Mil To Study Minority Housing Counseling

The Obama Administration has spent $36.2 million on studies that justify awarding huge sums to leftist groups that help poor minorities with “housing counseling,” a Judicial Watch investigation has found. JW launched a probe to uncover how much taxpayer money is being spent on research that, incredibly, always concludes housing…

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$70 Mil To Help Communities Spend Federal Money

For the second time in just a few months a U.S. government agency notorious for wasteful spending is dedicating tens of millions of dollars to help local communities blow their federal money more efficiently. It may sound like a bad joke but it’s business as usual at the Department of…

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U.S. Adds “Socioeconomic Status” Section To Yearly Health Report

A special treat from the Obama Administration; for the first time, the U.S. government’s annual comprehensive report on Americans’ health features a special and heavily promoted section on socioeconomic status. This appears to be part of the president’s mission to close the gap in “health disparities” that currently exist between…

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D.C. Mayor’s Top Aide Charged In Corruption Scheme

How appropriate that the District of Columbia’s scandal-plagued mayor, Vincent Gray, was in Sin City when his close friend and top aide got criminally charged for destroying records to cover up a corruption scheme that took place during his 2010 campaign.   Gray has been embroiled in a variety of…

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Is USPS Covering Up Fla. Incident A La Brentwood?

The recently exposed case of a Florida postal worker who fell ill after handling a leaking package from Yemen brings unsettling memories of the government cover-up in the anthrax scandal that rocked the Washington D.C. post office years ago.  In that case, two employees in D.C.’s Brentwood Post Office, who…

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“Operational Control” Over 13% Of Border Meets U.S. Goal

In a chilling revelation, the agency created after 9/11 to protect the United States from another terrorist attack claims it achieved its “goal” by gaining “operational control” over a mere 13% of the nation’s borders. It gets better. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) took six years to accomplish this…

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Fat Crisis: U.S. Spends $830 Mil To Study Obesity In 2011

With the First Lady as self-appointed czar, the Obama Administration is on a mission to eradicate obesity and has dedicated hundreds of millions of dollars to study the phenomena and justify the creation of restrictive policies to control what Americans eat. It’s almost as bad as global warming. Just this…

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Radical Chicano Public School Saved Despite Low Test Scores

While a top Los Angeles public school is set to close for supposedly violating environmental laws, a low-performing campus with a radical Mexican separatist curriculum will remain open against the advice of district officials who say students aren’t getting a necessary fundamental education. Academia Semillas del Pueblo (Seeds of the…

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CIA Confirms JW’s Terrorist Interrogation Findings

Years after Judicial Watch uncovered explosive records showing that Congress approved the U.S. government’s terrorist interrogation program the mainstream media is finally interested because a former CIA counterterrorism chief has confirmed it in his new book. The fact of the matter is that a JW investigation long ago exposed this…

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Judge Says Prosecution Of Convicted DHS Director “Overkill”

The federal judge who presided over the trial of a Homeland Security director convicted of helping an illegal immigrant avoid deportation disagrees with the verdict and has ordered a new trial, saying it was “overkill” for the government to prosecute the official in the first place. This sort of blatant…

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Mexico Threatens U.S. For Absolving BP In Illegal Alien Shooting

Mexico has issued the U.S. government what amounts to a diplomatic threat for exonerating a Border Patrol agent who shot an illegal immigrant near the Texas border nearly two years ago after being assaulted with rocks. The shooting occurred in the summer of 2010 when the federal agent, Jesus Mesa,…

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Congress Recognizes “Unusual” Fed Studies On Dog Urine, Flies’ Sex Habits

A group of bipartisan federal lawmakers have created a new award to recognize publicly-funded research on outlandish subjects like guinea pig eardrums, dog urine and the sexual habits of a parasitic fly known as a screwworm. Once viewed as “unusual, odd or obscure,” the taxpayer-funded research has transformed lives, fueled…

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DOJ Tries To Seize Control Of Public Records Arbitration

In a dangerous power grab that will jeopardize government transparency, the Obama Justice Department wants to redefine federal public record law so that it becomes the sole arbiter in disputes between agencies and individuals who submit requests under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The unprecedented move would give the…

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Free Govt. Meals Contributing To Obesity

In a laughable story that illustrates how dense government can be, a taxpayer-funded program that feeds low-income children free breakfast in public schools is causing concern about child obesity. That’s because, as it turns out, some kids are “double-dipping” or eating twice in the morning, according to a national newspaper…

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U.S. Says Water Supply At Risk From Global Warming

Less than a year after the U.S. government warned about global warming’s threat to the world’s food supply, a separate taxpayer-funded study reveals that water is also at risk from the ills of climate change. That means the government has so far, in a variety of separate assessments, determined that…


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