Synopses & Reviews
Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton exposes Obama administration secrecy, secrets, and corruption by providing behind-the-scenes details of what Americaand#8217;s leading government watchdog has uncovered in its and successful legal battles to pry loose secret documents from a stonewalling Obama administration.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Judicial Watch, Americaand#8217;s largest non-partisan government watchdog, has investigated the Clinton, Bush, and Obama administrations. Judicial Watch is the group that helped impeach Bill Clinton and took the Bush White House secrecy all the way up to the Supreme Court. Since the beginning of the Obama administration, this grassroots group has filed over 700 open records demands and dozens of lawsuits, including a successful fight over the secret Obama White House visitor logs. In this book, Fitton reveals what Judicial Watch has uncovered in its battles on high-profile issues, such as the bailouts, Obamacare, terrorism, the Black Panther scandal, czars, the ACORN network, illegal immigration and stealth amnesty, the Obama White Houseand#8217;s actions against FOX News Channel, and Obamaand#8217;s radical Chicago connections.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;The book provides highlights of Judicial Watchand#8217;s historic role in pursuing corruption and the truth during the Clinton and Bush administrations. andlt;Iandgt;The Corruption Chronicles andlt;/Iandgt;comprehensively highlights how the Obama administration, which promised to be the most transparent administration in history, became the most secretive in a generation, and it exposes the inside facts that the Obama administration has desperately foughtand#8212;sometimes in courtand#8212;to keep from the American people. A major feature documentary film is slated to debut nationally in late Spring 2012 and will tie in to and support the release of andlt;Iandgt;Secretsandlt;/Iandgt;. Both the film and the book will educate the American public about the Obama White Houseand#8217;s creation of a government and#8220;transparency crisisand#8221; in Washington, DC.
andlt;divandgt;andlt;xmlandgt; "No one digs deeper and more effectively into the bowels of government than Judicial Watch. Read what they report today. It will be news tomorrow." --Peter F. Schweizer, author of Throw Them All Out
"A readable, engaging, persuasive account of what has gone wrong...Easily the most comprehensive tour of the 'Chicago way' we have seen to date." --The Washington Times
"Not one non-profit in America has done as much to advance genuine transparency and accountability in government as has Judicial Watch with its dogged use of the Freedom of Information Act and the federal courts." - Mark Tapscott, executive editor of The Washington Examiner
"Judicial Watch has always been at the top of our "go to" list when I want to talk about waste and corruption in government. JW serves the American public in a way you could only hope that our elected officials would." --Lars Larson, nationally syndicated radio host of The Lars Larson Show
"As President of Judicial Watch, America's largest nonpartisan government watchdog, Tom Fitton is a leader in the fight against public corruption and government secrecy. The Corruption Chronicles
discusses investigations into the last three administrations, but focuses on the Obama White House, lending insights to some of the most newsworthy topics of the day. Since the book's publication last week, Fitton has done promotional media speaking to such topical issues as Fast and Furious, the Department of Justice's prosecution of the New Black Panther Party, Hollywood filmmakers' access to CIA documents on the Osama bin Laden raid, and more. Fitton appeared as the lead story on The O'Reilly Factor
, as well as on several nationally syndicated radio shows, including The Jerry Doyle Show
and G. Gordon Liddy Show
. Tom Fitton has captured his organization's exciting and important journey in The Corruption Chronicles
, a highly readable, informative and entertaining look at how Judicial Watch lawyers and investigators have uncovered scandal after scandal..." Mark Tapscott, executive editor of The Washington Examiner
and#8220;andlt;Iandgt;The Corruption Chroniclesandlt;/Iandgt; is the andlt;Iandgt;Encyclopedia Britannicaandlt;/Iandgt; of corruption in Washington DC.andnbsp; It shows Americans that there is a way of forcing DC politicians to follow the rules.and#8221;
About the Author
With 20 yearsand#8217; experience in conservative public policy, Tom Fitton has helped lead Judicial Watch since 1998 and overseen its tremendous growth and success in recent years. Under Fittonand#8217;s leadership, Judicial Watch was named one of Washingtonand#8217;s top ten most effective government watchdog organizations by The Hill. He is a nationally recognized expert on government corruption, immigration enforcement, congressional and judicial ethics, and open government. Mr. Fitton has testified before Congress on several occasions. Mr. Fitton gained national attention as a political analyst, previously working for America's Voice and National Empowerment Television. He is a former employee of the International Policy Forum, the Leadership Institute, and Accuracy in Media. Mr. Fitton holds a B.A. in English from George Washington University.