Weinstein Story Isn’t the First the Media has “Spiked”

Many people seem shocked by claims from a former New York Times reporter who says the newspaper sat on her 2004 information exposing alleged sexual misconduct by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. (The Times told Newsweek they would have only withheld information for good reason.) The Weinstein question aside, I can tell you that every day, […]

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17 times Dems, Repubs said no evidence of Trump-Russia collusion; 10 times people claimed there was

To date, scandalous accusations of treason against Trump haven’t borne out Incendiary claims unsupported by public evidence after almost a year of probes The following is a news analysis Ayear after questions were first raised, there’s no evidence that Donald Trump “colluded” with Russia in order to get elected, according to prominent Democrats and Republicans who have […]

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“Zombiecare”

Sunday on Full Measure, we examine the state of Obamacare today: our expert calls it “the Walking Dead” or “Zombiecare.” He’ll sort through the confusion and uncertainty to tell you whether or not the law requires you to buy insurance for 2018, whether you’ll have to pay a penalty if you don’t, and why he […]

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Confessions from “The Swamp”

We have another maddening but important cover story this week: A current member of Congress tells about the outrageous transactional politics controlling Capitol Hill. What does it mean? He says both Democrats and Republicans agree behind the scenes to refrain from cutting spending and programs that benefit special interests. He also says members of Congress […]

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Obama-era Surveillance Timeline

You can find many timelines that follow allegations of Russia tampering in the U.S. election and alleged involvement of Trump officials. But I couldn’t find any comprehensive timelines cross-referencing Obama-era surveillance of whistleblowers, journalists and other U.S. citizens with Russia surveillance allegations. So I built one. Please note: temporal proximity of events doesn’t necessarily imply a connection. January 21, […]

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From spying on Trump to journalists, look at the government patterns

Many in the media are diving deeply into minutiae in order to discredit any notion that President Trump might have been onto something in March when he fired off a series of tweets claiming President Obama had “tapped” “wires” in Trump Tower just before the election. According to media reports this week, the FBI did […]

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The Wall, Tax Cuts, Paris Refugee Crisis and MRI Dangers

Above image: Laredo, Texas near the Mexican border Sunday on Full Measure: I went to the border of Texas and Mexico to see what’s really going on. I just spoke to residents and law enforcement about illegal immigration, drug cartels and the prospects of a Trump Wall. See what you think. Sunday on Full Measure. […]

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How the FBI is treating my Freedom of Info requests

As you read this thread in which I’m requesting information (that I own) from the FBI, keep in mind that Freedom of Information (FOI) law requires the government to turn over the requested information within about 30 days. Years later: From: Sharyl Attkisson Subject: FBI FOIA Request   Under FOIA and Privacy Act law, I request […]

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