Archive | March, 2015

19 Times The Govt. Withheld Docs It Didn’t Want You To See

Lost and missing government records are not isolated to one administration or political party. The list below includes 19 examples of public files that went missing, were withheld or lost and then found. It includes the most recent example of former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Raymond Maxwell’s account of Benghazi documents… Share      

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8 Times Obama Says He Was Way Out of the Loop

It’s a remarkable irony: the same U.S. president whose administration has gone to great lengths to monitor journalists, whistleblowers and the public, claims to be oddly in the dark regarding basic information on some of his biggest controversies. Here are eight instances in which President Obama said he heard it on the news—or way after-the-fact—just […]

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Alleged Suppression of Investigative Reporting? Sounds Familiar…

New York Magazine’s account of the alleged “suppression” of investigative stories at NBC News sounds familiar — and much like my own experience as told in Stonewalled. For example, at precisely the same time my producer and I suddenly began hitting a brick wall when offering investigative stories on Obamacare to the CBS News broadcasts, in October of […]

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Clinton E-Mails Officially Subpoenaed

Last night at 11:35p, Hillary Clinton issued a single tweet on her Twitter account: She doesn’t have much choice when it comes to her Benghazi-related emails. Some hours earlier, the House Select Committee on Benghazi had issued subpoenas for “all communications of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton related to Libya and to the State Department for […]

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Meet the Man Who Exposed the Obamacare “Stupidity of the American Voter” Videos

Rich Weinstein is the single person considered most responsible for exposing one of the biggest blows to the Affordable Care Act’s image: a series of videos in which a key Obamacare architect discusses the “stupidity of the American people” and how that helped get the bill passed. Now, Weinstein is speaking on camera for the […]

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White House Vaccine Petition Now Unfrozen?

Update: on Monday, March 2, after about three days of stagnation, the petition appeared to be restarted with the count increasing by several hundred. Has a White House vaccine choice petition remained mysteriously frozen for more than 36 hours, failing to count new signatures? That’s what those who have tried to add their signatures claim. President […]

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Vaccines, Autism and Brain Damage: What’s in a Name?

Vaccines have saved untold millions of lives, and the vast majority of people who get them suffer no major problems. But there’s a trade-off: occasionally, vaccines cause injury or death. Very rarely, patients are left with what’s known as “encephalopathy”, the medical term for brain damage. In fact, CBS News has found nearly 1,300 cases […]

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Breaking Down the Walls: The Fight for Open Government

I’m pleased to announce that we’ve scheduled our upcoming Freedom of Information conference at the University of Florida: “Breaking Down the Walls: The Fight for Open Government.” The conference will take place Thurs. March 26 and Fri. March 27. National panel discussions will include, “Hitting the Wall: Reports from the Frontline of the FOIA Battlefield,” “Dismantling the […]

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