Judicial Watch • Wasteful Spending

U.S. Tackles Obesity: $1.2 Mil to Help Kids Create Video “Exergames”

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Clintons Pushed Most Wasteful of U.S.-Funded Haiti Projects

Roughly half of the $1.14 billion that the U.S. government allocated to help Haiti recover from the 2010 earthquake has gone to wasteful projects with the single largest chunk—$170.3 million—going to a failed port and power plant adventure heavily promoted by Bill Clinton and the State Department under the leadership…

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Feds to Protect “Endangered” Mouse

American taxpayers will be tremendously relieved to know that the U.S. government is hard at work trying to get official endangered status for a wild mouse with an unusual eight to nine month hibernation period that contributes to the species’ vulnerability. It’s called the New Mexico meadow jumping mouse and…

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NCLR Gets Chunk of $40 Mil for Minority Housing Counseling

The Obama administration continues giving leftist groups huge sums to conduct minority housing counseling, this month allocating $40 million with one of the single biggest chunks of cash going to the open borders giant National Council of La Raza (NCLR). It’s a scandal-plagued program that has received large amounts of…

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Yale Atty. Sells U.S. $334 Mil in Anthrax Drug Made By His Firm

An influential Pentagon official who also served as a presidential consultant and Navy Secretary persuaded the U.S. government to spend hundreds of millions of dollars on a useless anthrax drug manufactured by his biotech firm. Can you say the fleecing of America? This would be unfathomable if it weren’t laid…

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U.S. Gives 1/3 of Puerto Rico Food Stamps

As if it weren’t bad enough that a record 47.7 million people—and growing—get food stamps from the U.S. government, federal records reveal that a whopping 1/3 of Puerto Rico’s population receives them. This cost American taxpayers an astounding $2 billion last year, according to figures released by the government agency—the…

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Case Worker: Illegal Aliens Got Food Stamps by the “Vanload”

For decades the U.S. government has knowingly given illegal immigrants food stamps, according to a former certification case worker who denounced the costly practice back in the 1980s but was essentially ordered to keep a lid on it. The retired assistant case manager, Craig McNees, was in charge of vetting…

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Obama’s Minority Farmer Cash Giveaway a “Magnet for Fraud”

Surprise surprise; the Obama administration’s minority farmer cash giveaway has proven to be a “magnet for fraud” and a “runaway train driven by racial politics,” according to a mainstream newspaper that’s well known for its pro Obama coverage not to mention strict political correctness. Yet in a lengthy piece the…

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Oops! Feds Underestimate Court Project by $2 Billion

A massive project to construct federal courts is mired in secrecy and will cost U.S. taxpayers billions more than originally estimated by the agency that continues to unscrupulously get checks from Congress for the deals. Just what Americans want to hear in the midst of a financial crisis and record…

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U.S. Spends $1.75 Trillion to Enforce Federal Regulations

Here is an enraging example of reckless government spending; The United States blows more than the entire economy of most countries to enforce the many rules and regulations of its numerous federal agencies. Can you say government on steroids? It’s a crazy system in which a bloated government meddles in…

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What Financial Crisis? U.S. Wastes Billions on Duplicative Programs

As the nation’s economy sinks into a deeper ditch, a federal audit reveals that the U.S. government blows tens of billions of dollars on duplicative programs that end up fleecing taxpayers year after year. Even more enraging is that the government has long been aware that this is occurring but…

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At Least $8 Bil in Iraq Rehab Funds Lost To Waste, Fraud

A decade after the U.S. started the war in Iraq American taxpayers are still funding an exorbitant  “reconstruction” effort in the Middle Eastern nation and a chunk of the money—billions—has been lost to fraud and corruption. This isn’t something that’s been widely covered because most media lost interest after the…

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U.S. Pays $1.5 Mil to Preserve Politically Correct Graffiti

Because it’s considered defacement and vandalism, graffiti is a crime yet the U.S. government has spent $1.5 million to actually preserve some left during the hostile Indian occupation of California’s Alcatraz Island more than four decades go. Why is Indian graffiti worth preserving when local governments across the nation spend…

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U.S. Taxpayers to Bailout Rail Project with $42 Billion

After getting slammed with higher taxes, Americans throughout the U.S. will be on the hook for the multi-billion-dollar infusion necessary to complete a grossly mismanaged high-speed rail system in California.  Even those who have never been to the state and have no association with it will contribute because federal lawmakers…

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Media Accused of Teaming Up With Conservatives to Trash Muslims

Probably alluding to groups like Judicial Watch, a professor at a taxpayer-funded university has published a study that chastises organizations for using “fear and anger” to spread negative messages about Muslims. This has caused tremendous damage, according to the study, because the mainstream media has given these “fringe organizations” a…

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State Dept. Skimps On Libya Security, Blows $5.6 Mil on Cultural Preservation Abroad

A U.S. ambassador and three other Americans were murdered by Islamic terrorists in Libya because the State Department skimped on security yet the agency has enough cash to blow millions in one year on “pressing cultural preservation needs” in foreign countries. News of the controversial allocation could not come at…

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Senate Audit Exposes $18 Billion in Egregious Govt. Spending

As the nation suffers through a mind-boggling $16 trillion (and growing) debt crisis, a federal audit exposes some of the egregious ways the U.S. government has blown your tax dollars, including millions on Moroccan pottery classes and hundreds of thousands on a musical about climate change. It would almost be…

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Judicial Watch Sues U.S. Secret Service for Records Detailing Security Costs for Obama Daughter’s Spring Break Trip to Mexico

Obama White House Reportedly Orders the Removal of Online Press Reports That 25 Secret Service Agents Accompanied Malia Obama on Vacation (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced that it filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on September 20, 2012, against the United States Secret Service to obtain records…

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U.S. Loses $475 Mil in Oil for Afghan Army

On the heels of a scathing report documenting exorbitant waste and fraud in the U.S. government’s Iraq reconstruction program, a new federal audit reveals that nearly half a billion dollars in oil destined for the Afghan National Army has vanished. How do you lose $475 million worth of oil? That…

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Big Labor’s Federal Funding Skyrockets Under Obama

The Obama Administration has rewarded its big labor allies with lucrative federal grants, including millions of dollars to help them strengthen unions in Iraq, according to documents obtained by Judicial Watch.  The information comes straight from government records gathered in the course of a lengthy JW investigation into the administration’s…

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State Dept. Launches Diplomatic Culinary Partnership

In an example of diplomacy gone amok, the Obama Administration has launched a first-of-its-kind Diplomatic Culinary Partnership at the U.S. State Department, the executive agency responsible for the nation’s international relations. The new State Department initiative “will elevate the role of culinary engagement in America’s formal and public diplomacy


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