Archive | August, 2014

Government Secrecy Surrounding Illegal Immigrant Minors

The government won’t answer questions about where the tens of thousands of illegal immigrant minors flooding into the U.S. from Central America are being sheltered–no matter whether the questions come from the public, reporters or even Congress. Hear what both sides have to say about the secrecy–in my report for Sinclair TV affiliates around the […]

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Ten More Under-served Stories Covered by Attkisson

1. Cost of Illegal Immigrant Minor Crisis, Aug. 6, 2014 https://sharylattkisson.com/cost-of-illegal-immigration-minors-crisis 2. HHS Also Lost Subpoenaed Documents, Aug. 7, 2014 https://sharylattkisson.com/no-kidding-hhs-likely-lost-subpoenaed-docs-too 3. Another Fast and Furious Indictment, Aug. 7, 2014 https://sharylattkisson.com/another-fast-and-furious-murder-indictment-in-brian-terry-case 4. Did Bank Help Reward Suicide Bombers? Aug. 11, 2014 http://dailysignal.com/2014/08/11/terrorism-lawsuit-accuses-arab-bank-helping-reward-hamas-suicide-bombers/ 5. IG: Obama Administration Released 600+ Convicted Criminal Illegal Immigrants, Aug. 12, 2014 […]

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(Audio) CDC Addresses Allegations on Vaccine-Autism Link Omission

CDC Senior Scientist William Thompson has alleged that a 2004 study he co-authored omitted key data that would have revealed a link between autism and a commonly-required childhood vaccine, MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella). “I regret that my coauthors and I omitted statistically significant information in our 2004 article published in the journal Pediatrics. The omitted […]

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CDC Responds to Allegation it Omitted Vaccine-Autism Study Link

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is responding to a charge from one of its own senior scientists that it omitted key data in a 2004 study that would have revealed a link between autism and a commonly-required childhood vaccine, MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella). The allegation was made by CDC epidemiologist William Thompson in […]

Notes from Ukraine: “Freedom is Not Free”

“Freedom is not free” — a US veteran’s ground-level perspective on life in wartime Ukraine Former Special Ops officer-turned-journalist Nolan Peterson did what good journalists do: he got on a plane and headed to Ukraine for firsthand reporting on the situation there. He found a semblance of normalcy in Kiev, which presented like most any […]

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Can Justice Dept. investigate IRS impartially?

Should a special counsel take over the Justice Department probe of lost IRS emails and the targeting of conservative tax-exempt groups? Attorney General Eric Holder says there’s no need: his Justice Department is conducting a thorough and fair investigation. But can the Justice Department be impartial in IRS probe of “lost” documents while, at the same time, defending the […]

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HHS Stiff-arms Senator on Illegal Immigrant Minors

The federal government continues to maintain a great deal of secrecy around the influx of what it calls “unaccompanied alien children” or UAC. At the same time, U.S. taxpayers are being asked to fund programs to process and care for them. Sen. Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) recently wrote a letter to the Department of Health and […]

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Why delete an email? And: HealthCare.gov resignations galore.

As I reported on August 14, an email obtained by Congress shows the top official for Healthcare.gov at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services under the Department of Health and Human Services, Marilyn Tavenner, instructed the agency’s top spokesman to “Please delete this email.” The email to be deleted included an exchange between key […]

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Oversight Committee Subpoenas White House Political Office Docs

The House Oversight Committee today issued a subpoena to the White House for documents involving the White House political office, which reopened after two members of President Obama’s cabinet were found to have violated laws intended to separate taxpayer functions from partisan political efforts. The cabinet members were Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Labor […]

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