Archive | December, 2014

The “Other” House Intel Committee Benghazi Report

It neither “exonerates” nor “debunks.” It specifically states that it is not the final word on Benghazi. Yet national press outlets claimed all of the above about the House Intelligence Committee report on Benghazi released on Nov. 21. The Washington Post stated that “the panel’s findings were broadly consistent with the Obama administration’s version of […]

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Belatedly Released and Revealing Fast & Furious Docs

The Department of Justice improperly withheld public documents related to Fast and Furious after the first Freedom of Information (FOI) requests for them several years ago. The agency was recently forced to produce some of the materials to the conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch, which filed a FOI lawsuit to obtain the information. (To date, […]

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NYT: CDC Makes Horrible Ebola Lab Error

(Above image: Thomas W. Geisbert, Boston University School of Medicine – PLoS Pathogens, November 2008. Color-enhanced electron micrograph of Ebola virus particles.) The New York Times reports that Centers for Disease Control (CDC) experts have made a crucial error resulting in possibly exposing a technician to the deadly Ebola virus. The mistake highlights the point of the […]

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Fast & Furious Crime Scene Photos Ordered Released

(Above photo: A Fast and Furious weapons used in a 2013 Gang Style Assault in Phoenix. The Phoenix Police Dept. and U.S. Government had withheld the photo from Congress and the public until it was recently released as a result of a Freedom of Information lawsuit.) A Freedom of Information (FOI) lawsuit against a police agency […]

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Is Whooping Cough Being Spread by Vaccinated People? Quite Possibly.

Looks like some others in the news media are catching up to the science many of us have been discussing for the past couple of years: whooping cough (pertussis) may be spread by whooping cough vaccine. In other words: it is likely the vaccinated population–not the unvaccinated population– that is largely responsible for the resurgence […]

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Billions in Social Security Disability Improperly Awarded?

Billions of tax dollars are potentially being awarded improperly through America’s disability program administered by the Social Security Administration. That’s the conclusion of a Congressional report out this week from the Republican-led House Oversight Committee. The program can ill-afford waste. The Social Security Disability Insurance trust fund, intended to pay legitimately disabled Americans who are […]

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“Architect” of Enhanced Interrogation: Some Allegations “Not True”

Psychologist James Mitchell tells me it was unfair for Senate Democrats to release a report accusing him and his military partner of bad behavior without giving him and the C.I.A. the chance to defend or explain themselves. Some say the techniques utilized constituted torture and revealed no worthwhile information. Mitchell responds. Watch James Mitchell interview   […]

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Stonewalled Book Signing, Tampa, Tomorrow (Tuesday) Dec. 16

Come see me at the Oxford Exchange in downtown Tampa on Tues. Dec. 16 from 3p-5:30p for a Stonewalled book signing. I’m looking forward to returning to my old stomping ground where I work at WTVT-TV (back then, a CBS affiliate). Already have a book? Come and get it signed, or just come and say […]

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