Archive | April, 2015

Benghazi Committee Gets Some Subpoeaned Docs from State Dept.–Two Years Later

Today, the House Benghazi Committee announced that it has received over 4,000 pages of material from the State Department Accountability Review Board (ARB) that analyzed State Department actions and policy regarding the September 11, 2012 terrorist attacks on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya. Questions about the ARB’s review and independence have been raised since […]

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Hillary Clinton Wants to Testify to Benghazi Committee Sooner Rather Than Later

Former secretary of state and current Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says there is no reason to delay her appearance before the Benghazi Select Committee. Her attorney David Kendall sent that message in a letter to the committee yesterday. That assertion comes in response to a March 31 letter to Clinton from Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy, R-S.C. […]

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Fact Check: False Reports Claiming Calif. Measles Outbreak “Killed Children”

Recent reporting has implied or stated that the California measles outbreak resulted in many deaths. Further, many reports and blogs have implied there have been many U.S. measles deaths in recent years. One notable example is an article published in Examiner.com by Paul Hamaker who is described as a “chemist and mathematician” (and also is referred […]

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California Measles Outbreak Over: No Deaths Reported

[Above image: classic measles rash] California’s Disney theme park-related measles outbreak has been declared over. No deaths were reported among the 147 patients, according to the Centers for Disease Control. The vast majority of cases were contained to California. Measles is considered a highly contagious virus spread through the air by coughs and sneezes. CDC […]

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New Weekly Sunday News Program This Fall

For those who have asked what I’m up to: a new weekly Sunday program in the fall. Sinclair Announces The Addition Of Sharyl Attkisson To Its News Division BALTIMORE, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) is pleased to announce that Emmy award-winning investigative journalist, Sharyl Attkisson, has joined the company […]

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Benghazi Committee to Push For Hillary Clinton Appearances (Plural)

The House Benghazi Select Committee plans to issue a letter tomorrow “setting out a reasonable path forward” for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to testify. In a statement issued today, Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) indicated the committee expects to arrange multiple “appearances” for Clinton. Also revealed today: the committee says it received a […]

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Obamacare official in California: ‘Avoid using public email’

Part two of my investigation into Covered California, Obamacare’s biggest state experiment: Aiden Hill’s introduction to the secretive culture at Covered California came in his first days on the job. He had just been hired to head up the agency’s $120 million call center effort when he emailed a superior April 18, 2013 and got […]

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Obamacare’s Biggest Experiment: “Covered California”

Covered California is the largest of the state exchanges or marketplaces set up to sell health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Now, several insiders are speaking about the agency’s trouble beginnings, a “culture of secrecy” and alleged waste of your tax dollars. Another official said, “Somebody must have been smoking something” if they thought the […]

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U.S. Ebola Timeline

2014 July: Two Americans, Samaritan’s Purse relief workers Dr. Kent Brantly, 33, and Nancy Writebol, 59, are infected while working in Liberia. They are brought to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta for treatment. It’s not known exactly how they contracted Ebola. August: Massachusetts doctor Rick Sacra, 51, is diagnosed with Ebola after providing aid at […]

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