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U.S. Pays for Palestinian School Books that Glorify Terrorism, Promote Extremism

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U.S. Pays for Palestinian School Books that Glorify Terrorism, Promote Extremism

In a ghastly waste of taxpayer dollars, the U.S. government helps pay for Palestinian school books that glorify terrorism and promote extremism. The Palestinian Authority (PA) and the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) uses the radical material to educate about 300,000 students in grades 1 through 11 at…

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Weekly Update: JW Exposes Tax Dollars for Soros

Obama Administration Funded Soros’ Left-Wing Activities in Albania Mueller’s Russia Probe is Out of Control HUD Still Funds Dicey Obama Plan to Make Slums Middle Class   Obama Administration Funded Soros’ Left-Wing Activities in Albania Last week, I reported to you on our efforts to expose the Obama administration’s funding…

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Weekly Update: New Soros Lawsuits

Judicial Watch Sues for More George Soros Documents Supreme Court to Reject Maryland’s Gerrymandering Hillary Clinton, Not Sexism, Defeated Hillary Clinton   Judicial Watch Sues for More George Soros Documents Hungarian-American George Soros became a billionaire from hedge funds he started, and also from short-selling pounds sterling during England’s

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Nearly 200 Busted in $3.7-Million Food-Stamp Fraud Operation

More than a year after the Obama administration slammed American taxpayers with a record-high tab to provide an unprecedented number of people with food stamps, the fraud continues full-throttle in the bloated welfare program. Authorities in north Florida arrested nearly 200 people for operating a sophisticated ring in which millions…

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Weekly Update: Why is FBI Protecting Comey?

What is the FBI Hiding in its War to Protect Comey? Judicial Watch Sponsors and Speaks at CPAC VA Secretary’s Chief of Staff Embroiled in Another Cover-Up Scandal What is the FBI Hiding in its War to Protect Comey? The coup attempt against President Trump is rapidly collapsing, but the…

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Public Utility Avoids Fixing Damage by Paying Fancy Law Firm Triple the Money

To dodge its obligation, a state utility company paid a fancy law firm triple the amount of money required to fix damages caused by one of its trucks. It’s yet another example of government wasting taxpayer dollars, a senseless misuse of public funds that is all too common in government…

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U.S. Sends Al Qaeda’s Arabian Peninsula Headquarters $768 Mil in Humanitarian Aid

The U.S. government keeps sending an Islamic nation that serves as an Al Qaeda breeding ground hundreds of millions of dollars in humanitarian aid. The cash—$768 million since October 2016—flows through the famously corrupt U.S. Agency of International Development (USAID), which has a monstrous budget and little oversight. The money…

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Secret Govt. Settlement in Rep. Hastings’ Sexual Harassment Case Filed by Judicial Watch

It turns out the government secretly paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to resolve a sexual harassment case initiated by Judicial Watch against a Florida congressman with a long history of unscrupulous behavior. The veteran Democrat, Alcee Hastings, is most famous for getting impeached by Congress as a federal judge…

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U.S. Blows $4.1 Million on Another Shoddy Project to Rebuild Afghanistan

In the latest of a slew of corrupt Afghanistan reconstruction projects, the U.S. government blew more than $4 million on a shoddy military training center in Kabul, according to a federal audit released this month. It’s part of a broader, fraud-infested initiative that nevertheless keeps receiving huge sums of American…

IN THE NEWS

Editorial: Tom Price travel abuse: This Price was wrong

The issue of government officials, elected and appointed, abusing travel privileges is an old one. In 2007, the Government Accountability Office reported that federal employees wasted at least $146 million over a one-year period on business and first-class airline tickets, in some cases simply because they felt entitled to the…

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Judicial Watch: Total Obama Travel Costs So Far, $106 Million

Based on a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit gainst the Department of Homeland Security, the government watchdog group Judicial Watch was able to obtain further travel records from the Secret Service, showing trip costs of $3.7 million that, combined with earlier travel records, reveal that travel expenses for President Barack Obama and…

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Obama Travel Total Now Tops $105 Million

The taxpayer tab for former President Barack Obama’s travel during two terms in office keeps climbing, according to new records obtained by Judicial Watch. The conservative foundation announcedThursday that the total for security, airfare, hotels, and motorcades for the Obamas’ trips stands at $105,662,975.27. Judicial Watch received additional documentation

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“Hardest Hit Fund” to Help Struggling Homeowners Spent Millions on Parties, Bonuses, Cars

A multi-billion-dollar government program launched by Obama to help families hit by the housing crisis squandered millions on parties, employee bonuses, cars, and superfluous data storage. The program is known as Hardest Hit Fund and operates under the Treasury Department, which does little to oversee it and sits by as…

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Trump Gives Obama Project to Help Food-Stamp Recipients Eat More Fruit & Veggies $16.8 Million

The Trump administration is throwing more money at a controversial Obama-era program that dedicated tens of millions of dollars to help food-stamp recipients eat more fruits and vegetables. It was part of a project launched by the former president and his wife to provide low-income minorities—already getting free groceries from…

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U.S. Pays $50 Mil for Luxury Cars, Weapons, Booze to Mentor Afghan Intel Officers

A foreign company hired by the U.S. government to mentor and train Afghan intelligence officers billed Uncle Sam for more than $50 million in luxury cars — including Porsches, an Aston Martin, and a Bentley — and the lucrative salaries of executives and their spouses (who didn’t do any work).…

IN THE NEWS

$10 Million to Fund English Classes, Legal Services for Foreigners Seeking Citizenship

From CNS News: The U.S. government announced on July 27 that it will continue to spend millions of taxpayer dollars to fund English, history, and civics courses, as well as naturalization legal services to foreigners seeking legal American citizenship, according to Judicial Watch. According to a Homeland Security grant obtained by Judicial Watch, the $10…

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Judicial Watch Sues For Records on Failed $7 Billion School Grants Program Under Obama

From CNS News: Judicial Watch filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit on June 5 to obtain records from the Department of Education after the department reported the Obama administration’s $7 billion School Improvement Grants (SIG) program had “no significant impacts on math and reading test scores, high school…

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Report: Education Dept. Official Received Secret Bonuses Despite Losing Billions to Fraud, Corruption

From the Washington Free Beacon: A senior Education Department official who abruptly resigned last month after a dispute with Secretary Betsy DeVos received hundreds of thousands of dollars in off-the-books bonuses over a seven-year period, according to a new report. James Runcie, an Obama administration appointee who served as chief…

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Judicial Watch sues for George Soros funding records

From The Washington Times: Judicial Watch just launched a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development, USAID, for records related to taxpayer funding of George Soror-tied political activities. Go, Judicial Watch. Specifically, the watchdog group wants to know how many tax dollars have…

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U.S. taxpayers funded Trump-Nazi billboard in Phoenix

From the World Tribune: A billboard in downtown Phoenix which depicts President Donald Trump as a Nazi was paid for with taxpayer dollars and will remain standing as long as he is in the White House. According to records obtained by Judicial Watch, the billboard was commissioned by longtime patron…


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