This is an interesting article written several years ago by UPI investigative journalist Dan Olmsted. It asks “Where are the autistic Amish?” After the article was published, back when more reporters were covering the scientific links between vaccines and autism, I asked an official from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) about the supposed lack of […]
1. Questionable Spending of Federal Disaster Relief Funds After Super Storm Sandy While Residents Still Await Help, Money Spent on Tourism Ads. July 9, 2014 via Sinclair Media 2. Military Injustice? Marine Corps Commandant James Amos and the Urinating on Taliban Video Case What Happened to the U.S. Marines Urinating on the Taliban Case? July 16, […]
In May of 2009, I reported on an unthinkable side effect of a schizophrenia drug named Risperdal made by Janssen Pharmaceuticals. It was being widely prescribed off-label for unapproved uses to kids with ADD. In short: it can make boys grow breasts and cause them to have sexual identity confusion. At the time, Janssen denied […]
A few of you have asked how to get signed copies of Stonewalled. Harper Collins is trying to work out having signed book plates sent to those who pre-order. If you’re interested, here’s what to do: Email a copy of your pre-order for Stonewalled to email@example.com Make sure the subject line says “Stonewalled” In the […]
Here’s my Follow the Money story for Sinclair TV affiliates on questionable spending of federal Sandy disaster relief money. While thousands of homeowners still await relief with help from billions of your tax dollars–the federal government was granting special waivers to let the money be spent on TV ads.
The surface-to-air missile attack on a Malaysian jetliner flying over eastern Ukraine is a good reason to revisit my report from 2013 about the thousands of missing shoulder-fired missiles known as MANPADS (Man-portable air-defense systems). As I reported, one major goal of U.S. in Libya prior to the September 11, 2012 terrorist attacks on the U.S. mission […]
UnitedHealthcare is expressing confidence in Obamacare by expanding its presence next year to sell policies “in nearly half the exchanges,” according to Kaiser Health News. That’s good news for the government health insurance initiative, especially coming from a company that had expressed caution. Health insurer analyst Robert Laszewski has some thoughts on what might have motivated […]
It’s no small event for a former presidential administration official to be under federal investigation, but there hasn’t seemed to be too much news media interest in the case of Obama’s ex-Labor Secretary Hilda Solis. On Wednesday this week, a White House spokesman told reporters at a press briefing, for the first time, that there’s […]
Here’s my report for Sinclair Media TV stations about how some Superstorm Sandy federal disaster relief money is being spent, while many residents are still waiting for help. Here’s a hint: tourism ads.
The Center for Public Integrity is out with its new, in-depth look into the IRS’ nonprofit exempt division. According to CPI, “The IRS’ nonprofit division, grappling with a decimated staff and limited resources, effectively lost whatever nerve it had left. Notably, it came to a near standstill on deciding whether it should grant ‘social welfare’ […]