Archive | November, 2014

The Red Cross’ Secret Disaster

(This article was first published Oct. 29) A new investigation by ProPublica and NPR finds a botched response by the Red Cross after Sandy and Isaac leaving behind “a trail of unmet needs and acrimony.” The news organizations pulled from confidential reports and internal emails, as well as accounts from disaster relief specialists. According to […]

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Docs: Adviser Tells Attorney General Holder How to Manipulate Press on Fast & Furious

Lesson in how the administration attempts to manipulate the press and news coverage: Fast and Furious email to Attorney General Eric Holder from a communications adviser, Oct. 5, 2011 [emphasis added below]. (President Obama withheld this email under executive privilege but it was recently released as a result of a lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch […]

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IG Issues Long-Awaited Grenade-Walker Report

(Above image: Evidence photos turned over to Congress show a stash of grenade parts, fuse assemblies and more than 2,000 rounds of ammunition in “Grenade Walker” case.) A long-awaited Inspector General report faults U.S. law enforcement officials for allowing a dangerous drug cartel grenade trafficker to operate unfettered, endangering the public’s lives, much as the Bureau […]

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One Fast and Furious Report That Upset Obama Flacks

Below is the link to the Fast and Furious story that Obama flacks Eric Schultz and Tracy Schmaler worried about when they called me “out of control” in an email President Obama withheld using executive privilege. Memos Contradict Attorney General Holder on Fast and Furious, Oct. 3, 2014 Link below to see my Fast and Furious […]

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Ebola Missteps Despite Billions of Tax Dollars

Click here for my latest video report on Ebola. Written version below. Click link below to hear global health expert Larry Gostin weigh in on use of Ebola as terrorist weapon and other Ebola questions. (Click “national” on the right side of the page and, on the menu, click “A Global Health Expert Goes One on One”) WASHINGTON […]

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Did Arab Bank Help Reward Suicide Bombers? US Victims Say Yes.

Three hundred U.S. nationals who were victims in 24 “intifada” Palestinian uprising terrorist attacks in Israel between 2000 and 2005 are suing a bank that they claim helped reward the suicide bombers. Trial begins today. Originally published Aug. 14, 2014 Share      

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CDC: Twelve Deaths Linked to Polio-Like EV-D68

(Above image: A non-polio enterovirus as seen under a microscope) The U.S. death toll from the mysterious Enterovirus D-68, which primarily strikes young children, has reached twelve. But as the number of livest lost increases, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that most states over the last five weeks have indicated “reduced EV-D68-like illness […]

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Colleagues Weigh In On “Stonewalled”

“Forty years ago Woodward and Bernstein exposed the rampant dishonesty inside the White House, spawning an entire generation of journalists dedicated to investigating the government and holding those in power accountable. Four decades later, one of America’s few remaining premier investigative journalists has penned an explosive book detailing just how far short her profession has […]

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Will New Republican Senate Lead to Joint Benghazi Committee?

In the first days after the midterm elections that flipped the Senate to a GOP majority, Republican members of the House and Senate are already talking about a new way to flex their political muscle: turning the House Benghazi Select Committee into a joint committee that includes the Senate. “The House has put together a good infrastructure […]

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MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Praises Attkisson’s Investigative Reporting

(above: MSNBC host Rachel Maddow in 2008) Not so long ago, in a land far, far away, many in the liberal press embraced me as one of their own. When I did reports–as I often did–that they perceived as targeting their opponents, they were ready with praise. One such example is the MSNBC Rachel Maddow […]

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