SCOTUS Vacancy, Postal Service Spying Program, and more!
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Justice Breyer’s surprise retirement seems to have been the result of an unprecedented leftist pressure campaign to force him from the Supreme Court before this year’s election. You can be sure these same radical leftists, who also want to pack the Supreme Court, will require Biden to pick a judicial extremist to replace Justice Breyer. Let me be clear: the Left will use this opportunity to further undermine the integrity of the Supreme Court and the rule of law.
Months after Judicial Watch sued the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) for information about a secret program that tracks and collects Americans’ social media posts, more of the agency’s controversial spy mechanisms are being exposed. The newly uncovered tools are sophisticated hacking devices that can breach cell phones and the USPS’s law enforcement arm, U.S. Postal Inspection Service (USPIS), has utilized them hundreds of times in the last few years, according to a news story that cites USPIS data buried in a lengthy agency report. The questionable surveillance schemes appear to indicate that the government is weaponizing the nation’s postal service to improperly spy on the citizens who fund it.
“These documents confirm abuse of US diplomatic personnel by the Chinese government,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. “The Biden administration doesn’t seem to have done much about this abusive anal swab testing other than pretend it didn’t happen and cover it up.”
The Biden administration’s controversial open border policies are slamming the overwhelmed U.S. Immigration Court system, creating the largest backlog of cases in history. A new report issued by Syracuse University’s Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) reveals that the backlog is “growing faster than ever, burying judges in an avalanche of cases.” At the end of December pending cases reached a shocking 1,596,193, according to government figures obtained by TRAC under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
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Sharyl Attkisson: Judicial Watch sues CIA for communications targeting Trump
Milley and Haspel reportedly had at least one conversation in which President Trump was attacked as being part of a “coup.” “It ought to be disturbing to all Americans that the head of the CIA and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs were reportedly conspiring against the President of the United States,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. “Our new lawsuit will hopefully ferret out the truth about any plots to undermine President Trump by the military and CIA.”
“NBC News faced backlash over a report that it published this week that sought to paint those who want transparency in what their children are taught as “conservative activists” who pose a threat to free speech.
Tom Fitton, Judicial Watch: “Agenda piece by @NBCNews helpfully reminds parents that leftists illegally abusing kids with racist CRT propaganda fear transparency.” ”
CNS News: Judicial Watch Stops Race-Based Scholarship Program in Asheville, NCAfter the conservative group Judicial Watch filed a lawsuit challenging a race-based scholarship program established in the City of Ashville, N.C., the city decided to settle the case by removing the race-restrictive language in the program, and asserting that the scholarship “will give preference to applicants” whose parents have a high school education or less and who represent “first generation” college students.