Archive | April, 2017

The First 100 days of the Media Under the Trump Presidency

While everybody else is focusing on the first 100 days of the presidency (producing fairly predictable storylines), I decided to do something different. My cover story on Full Measure this week looks at the first 100 days of media coverage under the Trump presidency. Our experts include Frank Sesno of The George Washington University, who’s also […]

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Media Bias: A New Chart

Where’s your favorite information source stand on the political scale? I’ve updated the following subjective chart based on information compiled from various sources and your feedback. Some sources have shifted left or right, others have been added including: ESPN, McClatchy, the Federalist, Conservative Review, Washington Monthly, Twitchy, Gateway Pundit and Conservative Treehouse. Please note that outlets on […]

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“Ghost Soldiers” –funded by your tax dollars

Hundreds of millions of U.S. tax dollars have been wasted funding soldiers and police in Afghanistan that don’t exist. That’s our cover story this Sunday on Full Measure. I’ll speak with Inspector General John Sopko, who’s tracking the fraud. Lisa Fletcher digs into the problem of sex trafficking of minors in the U.S. and finds predators using tactics […]

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Is Marine Le Pen the Donald Trump of France?

Is Marine Le Pen the Donald Trump of France’s presidential race? Some think so. The controversial candidate may be a long shot in the final count, but she’s generating a lot of popular support among the French who want to strengthen their borders and who worry that massive immigration and refugees threaten the native culture and […]

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When “incidental” intel collection—isn’t incidental

The following is a news analysis.   I’ve spoken to a small group of reliable, formerly high-placed intelligence officials who have dropped a few interesting tidbits on me of late. Here’s my understanding, based on the discussions: It’s not true that wiretaps and/or electronic surveillance of U.S. citizens can “only” be done with a FISA […]

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Guardianships and Sanctuary Cities

This Sunday on Full Measure, we tackle two hot-button topics: court-ordered guardianships and illegal immigration. When it comes to guardianships, they often do a great job of helping incapacitated seniors. But many families complain that the guardianship system bleeds their loved ones dry of their life savings and separates them from their loved one. We’ll have […]

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Attkisson v. Eric Holder, Department of Justice, et al

Many of you have asked for the status of my computer intrusion lawsuit against the federal government. On March 19, 2017, a federal judge denied the government’s motion to dismiss my computer intrusion lawsuit, and transferred the case from Washington D.C. to the Eastern District of Virginia. Below are excerpts from the judge’s opinion, which […]

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