Thursday, November 21, 2019
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1. New York Times Columnist Eduardo Porter on How to Raise Wages The following three paragraphs are a quotation from the article "Unionizing the Bottom of the Pay Scale" by New York Times columnist Eduardo Porter. The article appeared on the front page of the business section in the...
Phoenix Trump Nazi Billboard Funded with Taxpayer Dollars
A controversial billboard depicting President Donald Trump as a Nazi was funded with taxpayer dollars and was commissioned by an “arts advocate” paid by a U.S. city to “diminish barriers,” records obtained by Judicial Watch reveal. The massive billboard caused a ruckus when it was unveiled in downtown Phoenix,...
CLINTON EMAIL GAP
From Judicial Watch So, let’s talk about these new State Department documents we released during the Summit.  As has been widely reported, we found almost a five-month gap in the emails Madam Hillary reluctantly returned to the State Department last year. But there’s more to the story. The documents also show...
Chris Christie by Jeff Koegel
City Journal   A new liberal era? Not according to these reformers. Shortly after Barack Obama won reelection in November, New Jersey governor Chris Christie pointed out that Republicans’ cloudy political prospects had a bright silver lining. “One of the reasons you have 30 Republican governors in America, and why...
Hurricane Heros
JW Files Amicus Curiae Brief with U.S. Supreme Court Challenging Constitutionality of Obamacare Two critical Supreme Court battles loom this spring: Obamacare and illegal immigration. Judicial Watch is smack dab in the middle of the debates.First, Obamacare:  On February 13, 2012, we filed an amicus curiae brief with the...
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Watchdogs assigned to root out fraud and corruption inside federal government agencies encounter so many barriers during their investigations that they’re calling on Congress to pass legislation that will guarantee the access they’re already supposed to have. The cry comes on the heels of a new Justice Department restriction on...
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By Mark Rumold Reports today in the New York Times and ProPublica confirm what EFF’s Jewel v. NSA lawsuit has claimed since 2008—that the NSA and AT&T have collaborated to build a domestic surveillance infrastructure, resulting in unconstitutional seizure and search of of millions, if not hundreds of millions, of...
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SEPTEMBER 25, 2015 Like a good lap dog, the U.S. is dedicating $36.5 million to help Africa train doctors because the famously corrupt United Nations determined that the continent has a terrible shortage of medical personnel and faculty. That means Uncle Sam must come to the rescue. The latest Africa allocation...
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Facing six felony counts and a possible prison sentence, former North Carolina Senator and presidential candidate John Edwards spent the week squirming in his seat as a North Carolina jury continued to contemplate his fate. Ultimately, the judge was forced to declare a mistrial on five of the six...