Blockbuster ruling: Attorney-client documents may be revealed in GM airbag case

Court: GM’s “crime” subjects privileged documents to unusual review In an extremely unusual move, a judge has ordered a review of sensitive attorney-client communications in the General Motors airbag defect case for possible release. In an order filed Thursday, Judge Elizabeth Byrne Hogan said that GM’s admitted criminal conduct may exempt the documents from the […]

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Trump performs better among independents–Reuters/lpsos poll

[Update: A commenter points out that the 16% difference actually amounts to 50% more Democrats than Republicans interviewed in the referenced poll] Clinton leads Trump by 8-points– in poll that interviewed 16% more Democrats The following is a media news analysis Because this feature is proving popular, here’s another installment of my look at the media’s […]

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Benghazi Story Links

Benghazi: Rescue Interrupted, Full Measure Jan. 10, 2016 Part 1 Benghazi: Rescue Interrupted Full Measure Jan. 10, 2015 Part 2 The Benghazi Story on Full Measure Oct. 18, 2015 The Definitive Hillary Clinton email Timeline, Aug. 20, 2015 Did Clinton aides withhold damaging Benghazi docs? Aug. 12, 2015 Gowdy: Clinton has turned over private email […]

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Fast and Furious Story Links

2012 Emmy Award for Investigative Reporting/2012 Murrow Award for Investigative Reporting Primer on Fast and Furious Scandal 20+ examples of the violent legacy of Fast and Furious, Jan. 20, 2106 Guilty Plea in Brian Terry Murder, Aug. 11, 2015 Belatedly released and revealing Fast and Furious Documents, Dec. 24, 2014 Fast and Furious Crime Scene Photos […]

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Fast and Furious blogger Vanderboegh passes away

“Mike Vanderboegh, who ran the popular Sipsey Street Irregulars website and helped expose the ATF’s gunwalking program has passed away after a long fight with cancer at age 64.”–Guns.com It seems fitting to stop and recognize Vanderboegh upon his passing (I also wrote of him in my book Stonewalled). If it weren’t for him, it’s entirely […]

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The Evolving, Revolving Benghazi Story From Mike Morell and White House

[Former CIA Deputy Director Mike Morell] Note: This story was first published Mary 14, 2015.  Two and a half years after the Benghazi terrorist attacks, ex-CIA official Mike Morell and the White House continue with their litany of evolving and often conflicting explanations as to what happened and what went wrong. Not only do their statements […]

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Zika funds already available–why ask for more tax money? –Sen. Grassley

While the Obama administration complains that Congress hasn’t appropriate emergency funding to fight the mosquito-borne Zika virus, the federal government is sitting on hundreds of millions of available but unspent tax money. That’s according to Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa. According to Grassley, the Centers for Disease Control and the Department of Health and Human Services […]

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35 Facts (and Controversies) About Zika

Updated Fri. July 29 Chances are some of these Zika-related facts are news to you 1. On July 29, CDC reported the first”likely” Zika cases possibly transmitted by mosquitoes within the continental U.S. Zika has been brought into the U.S. by those who travelled to Zika-infested countries. These infected travelers are bitten by mosquitoes upon their arrival in […]

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