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JW Gets Records Showing EPA Gave Convicted Climate Expert Service, Salary Awards While He Defrauded Agency

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JW Gets Records Showing EPA Gave Convicted Climate Expert Service, Salary Awards While He Defrauded Agency

The senior Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) official who scammed the agency out of nearly $1 million in pay without working got service and salary awards throughout his lengthy career as a climate policy expert, according to records obtained by Judicial Watch. His name is John Beale and he’s on the…

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Fed Judge Blasts DOJ Lawyers for Lying in Court to Defend Obama Amnesty

It’s been repeatedly proven that government officials lie regularly to cover up wrongdoing and now a scathing federal court order blasting the Department of Justice (DOJ) and its army of lawyers offers details seldom seen by the public. In fact, the judge in this case appears to go out of…

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Obama Orders Fed Agencies to Stop Asking Job Applicants about Criminal History

To make public-sector jobs more accessible to convicts, President Obama has issued a new order prohibiting federal agencies from asking candidates about criminal history when applying for positions. It’s part of the commander-in-chief’s mission to reduce barriers to reentry and employment for incarcerated individuals once they leave jail. The new…

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U.S. to Meet Felons’ “Criminogenic Needs” in Jail; Education, Work, Life Skills Training

First the Obama administration managed to reduce prison sentences as a way of ending racial discrimination and now comes an aggressive plan to meet the “criminogenic needs” of felons by providing them with a series of perks the moment they’re incarcerated. This includes an education, employment and life skills training,…

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Obama Allots $19 Mil to Register Immigrant Voters

A year after President Obama launched his Task Force on New Americans the administration is injecting it with a $19 million infusion so it can achieve its key initiative of registering new voters that will likely support Democrats in the upcoming election. Officially, this is being described as enhancing pathways…

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DEA Pays Informants for Intel that’s Available for Free

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) can’t seem to stay out of trouble. On the heels of a prostitution scandal that led to the resignation of its beleaguered director, a new audit reveals that the federal law enforcement agency paid a fellow government employee nearly a million dollars to provide information…

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Victims in underage sex case want prosecutors to testify

Two women suing the U.S. government over a deal cut with a politically connected billionaire in an underage-sex case last decade are demanding that FBI agents and prosecutors — including the top federal prosecutor for Southern Florida at the time — be required to testify about whether victims were deliberately kept in the dark about provisions of the controversial

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FBI Sued for Civil Rights Violations for Surveilling Muslims Near San Bernardino

With the region—and the entire nation—still reeling from the San Bernardino terrorist attacks, a federal appellate court is considering whether the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) should be punished for surveilling Muslims in a nearby southern California county. The case centers around a federal surveillance program that focused on the…

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$20 Mil to Help Ex-Cons Get Jobs

In the aftermath of President Obama’s mass release of federal inmates, the administration is spending huge amounts of taxpayer funds to help the prematurely discharged convicts reintegrate into society, most lately $20 million to assist them in finding jobs. It’s all part of the commander-in-chief’s broader effort to reform the…

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Judicial Watch Asks Supreme Court to Consider Whether the Fourth Amendment Permits the Taking of an Individual’s DNA for Exclusionary Reasons

Three Phoenix Police Officers were forced to give their DNA without probable cause or individualized suspicion (Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed a petition for a writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of Daniel Bill, Bryan Hanania, and Michael Malpass, three…

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Imam Who Issued Fatwa Against Islam Critic Got DOJ Contract, Holds Peace Prayer for Paris

A radical imam quietly hired by the Obama administration to teach Muslim federal prisoners is holding a “peace and unity prayer” to denounce the Paris terrorist attacks at the same mosque that he was ousted from years ago for issuing a fatwa against an author critical of Islam. The Egyptian-born…

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$1.7 Mil to Ease Prison Transition, Public Housing told not to Reject Criminals

Coinciding with the mass release of federal inmates, the Obama administration is spending $1.7 million on a “re-entry program” to ease the transition from prison and ordering public housing facilities not to reject tenants with criminal records. The goal is to reduce barriers to public housing, employment and educational opportunities…

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Feds Send Man to Jail for Overfishing as 6,000 Drug Convicts are Freed

These are embarrassing times for the nation’s criminal justice system; as the Obama administration executes the nation’s largest mass release of federal prisoners, it’s sending a Long Island fisherman to jail for reeling in too many. It’s part of the administration’s criminal justice reform movement to reduce jail time as…

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DHS Tries Halting Deportation of Illegal Aliens “Ethnically Profiled” by Cops

Two disturbing cases highlight the serious problems with the nation’s immigration laws under the Obama administration; In one, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) accused a local police department of racial profiling for arresting two previously deported illegal immigrants and turning them over to federal authorities for removal. In the…

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Feds Get Muslim Truckers $240k after Getting Fired for Refusing to Transport Alcohol

The Obama administration helped two Muslim truck drivers working for an American company in the U.S. get a nice settlement after being fired for refusing to transport alcohol because it violates their religious beliefs. It’s another one of those shameful only-in-America stories. It also marks the second time in two…

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Judicial Watch Statement on Obama Justice Department Decision to Close Obama IRS Investigation

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement regarding the Obama Justice Department decision to close its investigation of the IRS targeting of Tea Party groups and other conservative opponents of President Obama’s policies: “President Obama’s IRS was used against his opponents to help him win…

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$70 Mil in Stimulus Grants to Build Unneeded, Empty Jails

Yet another case of government waste has surfaced, this one involving two huge prisons that sit mostly empty because there was never a need for them in the first place and now there’s not enough money to operate them. It would be a comical tale if it didn’t fleece American…

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Fed Prosecutors Blast Sen. Bill to Cut Jail Time for Drug Felons

President Obama and his supporters are hailing a controversial bill to reduce prison sentences as a major bipartisan breakthrough, but federal prosecutors warn that it will weaken their ability to bring dangerous drug traffickers to justice and will result in the release of thousands of convicted drug traffickers and violent…

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9/11 Comm. Chair “Embarrassed” That U.S. Still Keeps Most Records Secret

Fourteen years after 9/11, the U.S. government maintains a robust “stonewall of official secrecy” to hide droves of documents that would likely expose incompetence inside the nation’s intelligence agencies and deceptive relations with foreign governments. A key portion of the information that was withheld by President George W. Bush has…

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DOJ Accuses U.S. Biz of Discrimination for Requiring Proof of Work Eligibility

In its crusade to protect and assist illegal immigrants, the Obama administration has accused an American company of discrimination for requiring employees to furnish proof that they are eligible to work legally in the United States. You know the nation is in trouble when a U.S. business gets investigated by…


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