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Border, National Security, Immigration & Terrorism

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Border Politics: May 5, 2024 – Illegal immigration remains the most important problem facing the U.S. for the third month running. That’s according to Gallup.  Today we are in Texas where President Biden is surprising some by building miles of a new border wall.

Protecting the Border: February 4, 2024 Today, we return to Eagle Pass, Texas, ground zero for growing controversy where we find big changes since our last visit a year and a half ago. And as the crisis has worsened, Texas has increasingly crossed swords with the Biden administration.

Cuba: November 19, 2023 The Full Measure team finally got approved to visit Cuba after trying for several years. Today we report from Havana where we examine the rocky U.S.-Cuba relationship, and how that impacts where Cuba finds its support.

Threat Matrix: November 12, 2023 Ken Cuccinelli was deputy Homeland Security chief under President Trump and a former senior official at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Today we ask him what the U.S. can do about our porous southern borderand how we can protect ourselves from Islamic extremist terrorist groups, like Hamas, that pose a likely threat to Americans. 

Israel at War: November 5, 2023 As the Mideast war continues between Hamas and Israel many American citizens are still stuck in Palestinian-controlled territory or being held hostage. Today we hear from Adrienne Watson, spokesperson for the National Security Council and a special assistant to President Biden on the effort to free the American hostages.

Israel at War: October 22, 2023 It’s been two weeks since the Islamic extremist terror group Hamas attacked Israel from Gaza, killing and injuring thousands. Today we speak with Eliav Benjamin, Deputy Ambassador of Israel to the United States.

January 6 Investigation Part 1 and Part 2: Oct. 15, 2023 We look into the role of key instigators and police in the January 6, 2021 U.S. Capitol protests. Authorities have yet to provide answers about the role of undercover agents and informants in the crowd that day. Today, we share the results of our yearlong investigation.

Search for Spies:  Feb. 5, 2023 We’ve long reported about the need to protect American technology amid Chinese efforts to steal it.  But today’s cover story makes the case for the possibility that the way we’re doing it is causing more harm than good and leading to innocent scientists being charged as spies. 

January 6th:  Jan. 8, 2023 The Jan 6 riots that took place in 2021 at the U.S. Capitol have become one of the most-prosecuted events in U.S. history.  One side claims it was an “insurrection,” a bigger threat to America than the 9/11 Islamic extremist terrorist.  The other side claims Trump supporters have been unfairly targeted. Today, we look at a little-reported facet of the fallout after J-6.

NATO Rising:  Sept. 18, 2022 We are the first American media crew permitted to take an inside look at the NATO Allied Air Command in Germany.  You might be surprised by their analysis of the threat Russia now poses to the rest of the world.

The Border:  Sept. 11, 2022 The latest in the current border crisis from Eagle Pass, Texas where there are record numbers of illegal border crossings and immigrant deaths.

FBI Misses: Jan. 16, 2022 There’s been a long and disturbing string of mass killers who had crossed the FBI’s radar, or even been interviewed by agents, prior to the attacks.

Bad for Business: Oct. 17, 2021 The strange Covid case of the border being open to illegal immigrants but closed to legal tourists, costing U.S. border businesses $19 billion a year

Border Chaos: Sept. 12, 2021 Record numbers of illegal border crossings combined with Covid create a perfect storm of chaos.

Border Shift: March 7, 2021 We investigate developing border crisis and the reversal of Trump’s get-tough policies  

Wall/No Wall: March 14, 2021 Our investigation finds devastating results after President Biden halted construction of Trump’s border wall overnight– with no wind-down.

Sanctuary Payback: Oct. 25, 2020 We investigate what ever happened to the Trump administration threat to withhold taxpayer money from sanctuary cities.

The Border: Sept. 13, 2020 What’s really happening on the border as we move into the 2020 election?

The Caribbean Border: Jan. 5, 2020 On patrol along a lesser-known Southern U.S. border

The Kids: Dec. 22, 2019 Mexican cartels are recruiting tens of thousands of high school teens on both sides of the border to move drugs.

Seeking The Wall: Nov. 17, 2019 What are the true facts when it comes to measuring how much border wall has been built under President Trump?

The Danish Debate: Nov. 3, 2019 How an anti-Muslim politician in Denmark is ignited a very American free speech debate.

Desert Eyes: Oct. 20, 2019 One Arizona county has nearly eliminated drug trafficking by Mexican cartels without spending a lot of money, without the feds, and without a wall.

Irish Brexit: Sept. 29, 2019 The Emerald Isle faces a special complication when it comes to Brexit.

Not Yet, Brexit: Sept. 22, 2019 What’s taking so long with the British exit from the European Union? And what does it have to do with us?

The Greek Burden: Sept. 8, 2019 Europe is suffering an illegal immigration and refugee crisis and the debate sounds a lot like ours.

Saved in America: Dec. 2, 2018 American girls trafficked as sex slaves become fallout from border crime.

Anti-Sanctuary Cities: Sept. 16, 2018 The movement against sanctuary cities and the true crime statistics attributed to illegal immigrants.

Anti-Sanctuary City: March 4, 2018 One of the most unexpected finds along the southern border: a primarily Hispanic town that is against sanctuary cities.

Border Security: Dec. 3, 2017 An eye-opening ride-along on the southern border with the men and women protecting us.

China Rising: Nov. 19, 2017 China’s massive “One Belt One Road” initiative is raising its profile in places the U.S. needs to remain strong and influential.

Lone Survivor: Oct. 29, 2017 Why is former ICE agent Victor Avila being treated like an outcast after he was shot in an attack by Mexican drug cartels?

The New Front: Sept. 24, 2017 Why we should be paying more attention to the Philippines as ISIS moves in.

The Wall: Sept. 17, 2017 What’s up with the border wall? We go to the Tex-Mex border and find out.

Korean Conflict: Sept. 10, 2017 No spin coverage from the Korean peninsula explaining what’s happening and why we should be paying attention. Part 2

The Surveillance State: July 2, 2017 With recent revelations about alleged politically motivated intel gathering, has our government overstepped its bounds?

Fast and Furious: June 25, 2017 Six years after my first interview with ATF Special Agent John Dodson, he tells about the ongoing investigation and what happened to him after he blew the whistle.

Sanctuary Showdown: Feb. 5, 2017 The “CFO of the Dept. of Justice,” Rep. John Culberson (R-Texas) talks about the plan to withhold funds from sanctuary cities.

Sanctuary Cities: Jan. 22, 2017 The looming battle over sanctuary cities that protect illegal immigrants.

Foreign Threats: Jan. 15, 2017 What are the biggest foreign threats facing a Trump administration, and why does a top former Obama official say we became less safe under the Obama administration?

European Disunion: Dec. 11, 2016 The E.U. Ambassador to the U.S. discusses Europe’s immigration and refugee crisis. What can America learn from their efforts to control their borders?

Run for the Border: Dec. 4, 2016 A United Nations of illegal immigrants is rushing the border ahead of Trump’s inauguration.

The Cost of Terror: Sept. 11, 2016 What has been the cost to society and to taxpayers 15 years after 9/11?

The Missing: May 15, 2016 In Arizona, one medical examiner has taken on the grim task of identifying remains of the illegal immigrants who die while crossing the border.

Saudi Strain: April 24, 2016 Congress and 9/11 families push for a bill to let Saudi Arabia be sued in U.S. court for alleged ties to terrorism.

Tunnel Vision: April 3, 2016 What lies beneath the southern border is an astounding network of secret drug tunnels.

Syrian Refugees: April 3, 2016 A Republican bucks his own party and advocates for the U.S. accepting more Muslim refugees from Syria

Morocco: Tracking Terror: April 3, 2016: How the Muslim nation of Morocco has successfully battled terrorism.

Bordertown USA: March 20, 2016 Mexican drug cartels silently control parts of U.S. border towns, including Douglas, Arizona, in unimaginable ways.

Cuban Exodus: March 20, 2016 Our exclusive report reveals the avalanche of Cubans crossing into the U.S. through the southern border with Mexico.

Border Control Part 1: March 6, 2016 A revealing investigation of the porous southern U.S. border. Includes astonishing surveillance video showing cartel members crossing into Arizona.

Border Control Part 2: March 6, 2016 How easy it is for drug smugglers to cross into the U.S.

Guantanamo Bay: Feb. 28, 2016 Will President Obama be able to keep his promise to close Gitmo?

Paris: The New Normal: Feb. 14, 2016 Scott Thuman reports from Paris as the French seek normalcy after the latest terror attacks.

Euro Crisis: Feb. 7, 2016 As more desperate Muslim refugees flee war torn hotspots, Europe faces a crisis.

The Rape Game: Feb. 7, 2016 Scott Thuman reports on what police say is a dangerous criminal game played by Muslim immigrants in Europe.

Jihad Central: Dec. 6, 2016: Scott Thuman reports from an infamous mostly-Muslim neighborhood in Brussels that’s at the nexus of Europe’s terror activity.

28 Pages: Nov. 29, 2015 Democrats and Republicans alike question why the federal government is still keeping secret 28 pages from Congress’ 9/11 report.

Sanctuary for Crime Part 1: Oct. 25, 2015 The U.S. government reports thousands of rapes, murders and other violent crimes committed by illegal immigrants in a short period of time.

Sanctuary for Crime Part 2: Oct. 25, 2015 Federal officials and advocates downplay the problem of violent crimes committed by illegal immigrants by the thousands.

Syria Policy Failures: Oct. 11, 2015 Former U.S. Ambassador to Syria reviews U.S. policy failures.

Euro Migrant Crisis: Oct. 11, 2015 With terrorists threatening to sneak in among refugees, a desperate situation worsens. Scott Thuman reports.

Coming to America: Oct. 11, 2015 A small town in Maine is inundated with Muslim immigrants and grapples with the cost and culture clash.

Health Related 

5G: May 19, 2024  Before 5G was deployed around 2019, there were global calls for a pause from some governments, activists, and scientists so potential health impacts could be studied. But that never happened. Earlier this year a big government study on the possible danger of wireless radiation was abruptly halted midstream. Today, we hear from both sides as to what might be going on.

Covid Spending: April 28, 2024 – When Covid happened, the U.S. health response may have left something to be desired. More than $6 trillion in Covid funds poured into the economy. A lot of it, relief funds for small businesses. We’re now learning the eye-popping scope of the fraud committed.

Covid Concerns: April 7, 2024 – May-Thurner Syndrome, an iliac vein problem is one of many illnesses that could be caused by, or worsened by, Covid or Covid vaccines. Nearly one in four adults may be afflicted with long-term problems according to a National Institutes of Health estimate. Today, an in-depth look at what cutting-edge doctors are learning.

The Doctor Won’t See You Now: Mar. 3, 2024 – While life expectancy in comparable countries continues to rise, it’s declining in the U.S. One sign that our medical system is in critical condition comes in how long some patients are having to wait to see a doctor. Today’s cover story is the Waiting Game.

Vaccine Trials: Jan. 21, 2024 – Today we share a little-told story about Covid vaccine injuries. Meet Maddie de Garay who took part in Pfizer’s vaccine study on children. Hear the remarkable account of what happened when Maddie got very, very sick, leading to accusations that Pfizer, the FDA, and the study leaders tried to bury her case.

Transgender Science: Jan. 14, 2024 – Today we visit with Professor Tyrone Hayes and investigate a disturbing scientific saga showing just how far some will go to control what version of science gets told, and how that could factor into emerging trends in human sexuality. 

The Clot Factor:  Sept. 10, 2023 – Scientists are starting to unravel some of the most confounding mysteries surrounding the many illnesses that can linger after both Covid and Covid vaccines.  Meet Dr. Jordan Vaughn whose findings are viewed as so groundbreaking, his help is sought-after from doctors and patients across the U.S. and beyond.

Power to Prescribe:  Feb 12, 2023: During Covid, thousands of people with legal prescriptions found their medicine blocked by the local pharmacy. Today, we hear both sides in a debate over medical freedom.

Hospital Mandates: Jan. 29, 2023: Today, our cover story comes from Houston where we have a rare group interview with medical professionals-turned-whistleblowers from the first hospital in the nation to require Covid vaccines.

Middlemen:  Dec. 18, 2022:  When it comes to drug prices, you may automatically think about the pharmacy, the insurance company, and the drugmaker. But there is an invisible middleman that’s started to play an increasingly large role, impacting benefits for hundreds of millions of Americans.

Gabapentin:  Dec. 4, 2022:  A medicine that has quietly become one of the most widely-prescribed drugs in America; yet, is given mostly for illnesses it wasn’t FDA-approved to treat.  Now some watchdogs share their concerns about the drug’s alleged addictive qualities, and serious side effects, including drug overdoses.

Credibility Crisis:  Nov. 6, 2022: There are many hot-button topics in the 2022 midterm elections that are in some way linked to the Government’s Covid response.  We confront one of the thorniest issues to arise from the pandemic: the massive loss of credibility in our top public health agencies.

Science Wars: April 10, 2022: Dr. Jay Bhattacharya is one of the prominent scientists put in the crosshairs in a smear campaign launched by public health officials during the Covid pandemic.

Mind Games (update):  March 20, 2022:  A great hope for Alzheimer’s — and the FDA’s approval of the drug against the advice of all its advisers — have fallen under increasing criticism.

Paging Dr. Dye on Covid: Feb. 6, 2022: The top virologist at Ft. Detrick’s U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) has a better track record than most on Covid, and talks with us about vaccines, natural immunity, and what’s next.

Vaccine Mandates: Oct. 10, 2021: The first federal vaccine mandate for the general population is coming soon. But not without a fight.

Amish Covid: Oct. 10, 2021: The Amish say they reached herd immunity against Covid without hospitalization, medicines, masks or vaccines.

Miscounting Covid deaths: Sept. 19, 2021: An original investigation finds Covid-19 deaths could be widely over-counted.

Mind Game: May 23, 2021: Is it the first cure for early Alzheimer’s disease? Or an overpriced imposter?

Sour Notes: Feb. 28, 2021: The Covid-19 shutdowns may have forever changed Music City and the future of country music

CDC Disinformation on Covid-19 Vaccine: Jan. 31, 2021: When Rep. Thomas Massie caught CDC’s top scientists on immunology distributing disinformation about whether studies showed vaccines are effective for people who already had Covid-19, he tried to get them to correct their error. It wasn’t easy.

Evolving Science: Jan. 18, 2021: Virologist Dr. John Dye of the US Army Research Instiution of Infectious Diseases has some surprise answers to questions about Covid-19 and the vaccines.

Covid’s Last Stand: Dec. 2020: The surprise wasn’t that it took Ekalaka, Montana so long to get its first case of Covid; it’s how they handled it once they did.

Hydroxycholoroquine: May 17, 2020: We follow the money behind the media-driven debate over using the anti-malaria pill hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus

Research Ethics: May 10, 2020: Is a medical device offered to prison inmates an unapproved experiment on humans? 

The Antibodies: April 19, 2020: One of the first coronavirus antibody tests aims to tell us how many already had Covid-19 but never knew it. 

The Chief Virologist: April 12, 2020: Q-and-A about coronavirus with the chief virologist at the U.S. Army medical research labs at Ft. Detrick, Maryland.

Battling Coronavirus: April 5, 2020: A unique tour of the U.S. Army medical research labs at Ft. Detrick, Maryland.

The North Carolina Project: March 1, 2020: North Carolina learns that slashing health care costs is simple. But not easy.

5G Whiz: Sept. 15, 2019: What are the health risks of the new mobile phone and computer technology?

The Pill Pitch: April 14, 2019: The controversy and possibly harm caused by TV advertising of prescription drugs.

The Montana Solution: Feb. 3, 2019: One senior citizen went up against the hospital and insurance industries and solved Montana’s health care crisis. Could national costs be slashed the same way?

The Vaccine Debate: Jan. 6, 2019: A shocking admission from a pro-vaccine government scientist who says vaccines can cause autism, after all, in “exceptional” cases.

Blurred Vision: Dec. 9, 2018: Government scientists accused of the worst kind of conflicts of interest in a major story about moderate drinking.

The Statin Wars: Nov. 4, 2018 Who’s behind the government guidelines and deciding what’s good for us?

The Forgotten Tobacco Wars: Sept. 23, 2018 Decades later, cigarette lawsuits are quietly being fought by the thousands in Florida.

Ryan’s Story: May 13, 2018 The undertold story of Traumatic Brain Injury commonly found–yet widely ignored–in our troops. Part 2

Short on Time: April 22, 2018 The incredible story of unethical human experiments conducted by a researcher who was dying of cancer. Did his herpes vaccine damage innocent patients–or help them?

MRI dye: April 15, 2018 A follow up to our groundbreaking report on the dangers of MRI dye and what happened to Chuck. Norris’ wife.

Outside Obamacare: Feb. 11, 2018 Three new doctor-patient models that go around Obamacare and the traditional health insurance system.

Zika “Crisis”: Dec. 10, 2017 CDC predicted Puerto Rico would have an epidemic of 700,000 serious cases of Zika. Fortunately, they were wildly off the mark. But why? And what happened to all of our tax money?

Zombiecare: Oct. 8, 2017 With Obamacare now among the walking dead, what’s a patient to do?

MRI Dangers? June 11, 2017 FDA says there’s no reason to worry about reactions to toxic metal in MRI contrast “dye” but some doctors and patients, including Chuck Norris’ wife, disagree.

Suddenly Frozen: June 4, 2017 CDC isn’t saying much about a polio-like virus that’s paralyzed hundreds of U.S. children.

Prescription Drug Prices: March 19, 2017 We dig into the mystery surrounding how prescription medicine is priced and find some surprising cost-saving tips.

Vaccine Policy: Feb. 19, 2017 Robert De Niro and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. join to push for an independent scientific commission to examine vaccine safety.

Blind Ambition: Feb. 5, 2017 An update on the story I broke in 2005 about the possible link between Viagra (and other ED drugs) and blindness.

Trumpcare: Jan. 29, 2017 An interview with Sen. Charles Grassley on what may come next.

The End of Obamacare: Jan. 8, 2017 A review of why Obamacare died… and what’s next.

SuperBugs: Dec. 4, 2016 The rise of antibiotic-resistant super bugs and why the government doesn’t require hospital to report their outbreaks.

Obamacare: Critical Condition: Oct. 30, 2016 Amid “catastrophic” rate hikes, why Obamacare isn’t working and why experts say it can’t.

Zika: June 19, 2016 What will $2 billion tax dollars be spent on? Is it really necessary–and how big of a threat to the U.S. is the Zika virus?

Doctors at Risk: June 5, 2016 At more than 60 hospitals, patients are being cared for by doctors working far outside the normal limits for number of consecutive hours they should work…to see if more of the patients ultimately die. And the patients aren’t being told. It’s the iCOMPARE study.

Bitter Pills: May 1, 2016 Did Johnson & Johnson cover up devastating alleged side effect in widely-misprescribed drug Risperdal: boys growing women’s breasts?

Cadillac Tax: March 27, 2016 How citizen journalist Rich Weinstein uncovered videos of Obamacare architects admitting they fooled the American public and sold them a bill of goods–secretly imposing a huge, new tax on work insurance policies.

Human Testing: Feb. 28, 2016 Did federal government and prestigious hospitals and universities experiment on premature babies without telling the parents?

Health Costs: Feb. 21, 2016 We partnered with Pioneer Institute to see how easy it is to comparison shop for medical procedures and uncovered astounding price disparities.

Costly Care: Jan. 21, 2016 Under Obamacare, with premiums and deductibles skyrocketing for millions, there’s a new class of uninsured

Viral Threat: Dec. 13, 2015 The CDC is largely mum on an epidemic of paralyzing and sometimes deadly polio-like cases of EV-D68 and AFM

Other

Convention of States: May 12, 2024 There is a new political campaign you may start hearing more about very soon. It’s  a push to invoke a provision under the Constitution to convene a Convention of States to rein in big government. Supporters and opponents say it’s closer than you may think to actually happening.

Cuba Economy: March 24, 2024 Cuba, one of America’s closest foreign neighbors, is mired deep in an economic crisis, caused in part by declining tourism revenue, and U.S. sanctions. However, the latest big news is the communist island nation has officially declared its Soviet-modeled economy dead and has begun a transition to something quite different. We’re in Havana to explore what that new system looks like.

The Vote: March 17, 2024 Ranked choice voting, a confusing alternative to the system most of us are familiar with, where the candidate with the most votes wins. There is bipartisan support for the change — and bipartisan opposition. Today, we set out to find who’s pushing ranked choice voting and who would benefit the most.

Media Miss: February 25, 2024 – Here at Full Measure, we’ve documented the media’s uniquely harsh treatment of Trump since he first declared his run for the White House, including an explosion in the trend of false reporting by formerly well-respected national news outlets. We’ve also been tracking media mistakes under the Biden presidency to see if he’d fall victim to the same syndrome. Today we examine what the record shows.

What’s in a Name: February 11, 2024 – Twentieth-century radical activist Saul Alinsky once wrote, “He who controls the language controls the masses.” Never has that thought been more relevant.  Activists are busily working to redefine select words in real time, manipulating meanings to accomplish social and propaganda goals. Today we explore, how they do it and why.

Juvenile Crime: January 28, 2024 – After a decades-long decline, juvenile crime is back in a big way and taking a major toll, not just in America’s big cities. Today, we’re off to rural Florida where they’re dealing with one of the most shocking and horrific crimes committed by kids.

Censorship Investigation: January 7, 2024 – The First Amendment limits the government’s role in monitoring and censoring American speech. But a Congressional committee has found evidence of the government and its partners veering far beyond Constitutional guardrails, with help from a growing censorship-industrial complex.

School Choice: December 17, 2023 – School Choice is not only a hot-button topic; it’s quickly becoming a new reality for millions of American school children. Today, we’re off to a lead state in the school choice debate, Missouri, as we take stock of the latest education trends sweeping the country.

Transgender Lobby: December 3, 2023 – An investigation into the forces working to shape our information landscape when it comes to transgender policies. We the uncover some of the surprising interests we found behind the well-funded transgender lobby.

Military Recruits: October 29, 2023 – For decades, our armed forces have successfully operated as an all-volunteer element consistently meeting recruiting goals — until now. We investigate why and what the Pentagon is planning to do to address the problem.

Candidate Kennedy: October 8, 2023: Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s run for president might be seen as a logical extension of an American political dynasty, but this Kennedy is running a very different race than his family forefathers. Kennedy says he’s being forced to consider a giant move that may involve leaving his political party and running as an independent.

Censored: October 1, 2023: For the first time ever, the courts have now determined that the White House and top American agencies violated free speech tenets at the very heart of the U.S. Constitution. We head to Missouri to hear from the key figure in the landmark case, Biden v. Missouri.

Candidate Donald Trump Part 1: and Candidate Donald Trump Part 2: Sept. 24, 2023: We sit down with former President Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago Estate in Palm Beach, Florida and discuss the following: Trump’s plans for mass deportations of illegal immigrants, his opinion about Democrat candidate Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. (he likes Kennedy), AG Jeff Sessions (“afraid”), AG Bill Barr (“afraid of getting impeached”), Covid lessons learned, how many shots he’s had, whether he’d pardon Hunter Biden, if he thinks he’ll go to prison, and how he plans to overcome the cheating he anticipates in 2024. 

Candidate Ramaswamy: Sept. 17, 2023: We sit down with 2024 Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy, a 38-year-old businessman who’s never held political office. He says he’s looking to attack systemic government corruption, eliminate numerous federal agencies, and change Washington, D.C. as we know it.

Election Questions:  May 14, 2023: Donald Trump claims the 2020 Presidential election was stolen from him. Joe Biden says 60 election challenges were dismissed by courts because they had no merit.  As head towards a potential rematch in 2024, our team investigates and highlights a few notable cases of irregularities and dissect how voter fraud can happen.

Financial Fears: May 7, 2023: Three of the four biggest bank failures in U.S. history have occurred this year, including First Republic Bank, just this past week.  America’s bank regulators are working nonstop behind the scenes to avert financial crisis, but the question is how does this keep happening with so much money and effort spent over the last 100 years to avoid calamity?

Media Literacy: April 23, 2023: Nolan Higdon, a professor of history and communication, studies the big picture when it comes to true media literacy — not telling people who to believe, but expanding their minds to understand the nature of information and those who shape or manipulate it.

Silent Majority:  April 16, 2023: Asians in America on average are better educated, happier in their careers, more dedicated to family, and earn more money.  But with this success story comes a price. Today we look at the tension between Asian-Americans and other minorities.

Woke Investing: April 2, 2023: Many financial institutions have been engaging in: ESG. It stands for Environmental, Social, and Governance. Some call it “woke investing.” It means pushing or even forcing others to support policy positions on issues like the environment. Now there’s growing backlash. 

Gun Control: March 26, 2023: A major Supreme Court decision on the Second Amendment last year ignited movements across the country in some cases to crack down on gun ownership, in other cases to loosen up gun controls. We visit San Jose, California which recently became the first city in the nation to pass a law requiring gun insurance and annual gun fees paid to a nonprofit.  

Animal Emergency: March 12, 2023: Across the country today, there are more sick animals than there are veterinarians to care for them. That’s today’s cover story: how the covid pandemic pet boom has been followed by the great veterinary shortage.

Food Solar: Jan. 22, 2023: Tension in America’s breadbasket as a growing number of food farms are being gobbled up by solar farms. We head to Wisconsin where some rural landscapes are becoming a shiny sea of solar panels.

Brexit: Dec. 11, 2022: We return to the once mighty empire of England to see how the historic breakup with the European Union known as Brexit is going, and how the Brits are fairing amongst all the recent political turmoil within the country. 

German Chips: Nov. 13, 2022: We take a deep dive into a topic you’ve probably heard mentioned a lot since the Covid chaos: the global computer chip shortage.

Political Riser:Oct. 30, 2022: Meet Deqa Dhalac. She’s running for state office, and, if she wins, it will be the first time a Somali-born person has been elected to Maine’s legislature.

Energy Crisis: Oct. 16, 2022: Europe is rationing power and on the cusp of shortages and blackouts, worrying about citizens literally freezing over the winter.  We travel to the United Kingdom and Germany, where experts say their experience is a warning of what may come here, as the U.S. follows in their green energy footsteps.

Right to Food: Oct. 2, 2022: We visit Olde Haven Farm in the heart of Maine, the first state to embed in its constitution the “right to food” and explore what that means for local farmers and consumers.

Amish Education: Sept. 25, 2022: We look for lessons to be considered in Pennsylvania Amish Country, where they’re bucking outside trends and often managing to achieve incredible success off no more than an 8th grade education.

Dream Engineers: May 15, 2022: We explore the brave new world of science surrounding sleep, dreams, and the exciting future of controlling your dreams to make your life better: dream engineering.

The Tenderloin: May 8, 2022: With crime a persistent and growing concern for many Americans, one city that’s frequently in the headlines is San Francisco.  We pay a visit to the troubled historic neighborhood known as The Tenderloin, where homelessness has spiraled out of control and drug crime is openly rampant.

Soft on Crime: April 24, 2022: Crime rates are up in many cities around the country committed by people who perhaps should have been in prison. Is this due to “Soft on Crime” policies or is that a figment of political imagination?

Public Schools:  April 3, 2022: Investigation into the mass exodus from America’s public schools – an unprecedented explosion in homeschooling and alternative education.

Cameras in the Courtroom:  March 27, 2022: Some argue cameras provide accountability and transparency to the judiciary branch, but others say it creates a circus-like atmosphere.

The Return of Earmarks: March 6, 2022: Earmarks are back under a new name but will the old abuses return?

Black To The Future: Feb. 20, 2022: Lessons from half a century of trying to create better business opportunities for Black residents in Rochester, NY. 

Clean Energy’s Dirty Secrets:  Feb. 13, 2022: It turns out green energy isn’t as clean as most people think

Reparations: Jan. 30, 2022: The debate over whether white people who never owned a slave should pay black people who never met one is dividing civil rights activists

Puerto Rico Corruption: Jan. 9, 2022: Puerto Rico’s unique and sordid history of public corruption

Raven 23 The Journey Home: Dec. 20, 2021: Convicted of murder, pardoned by Trump, there’s a lot more to the story of ex-soldier Nicholas Slatten in this exclusive television interview

It’s the Economy: Dec. 5, 2021: “It’s the economy, stupid,” could become the mantra for 2022 and beyond, as economists on both sides of the political spectrum weigh in

Sports Betting: Nov. 21, 2021: After a Supreme Court decision, more American cities and states are gambling on sports betting

Covid Fraud: Oct. 31, 2021: The biggest taxpayer funded effort in history could be inviting the most taxpayer fraud in history

Critical Race Theory: Oct. 3, 2021: Nowhere is the ideological battle in public schools more heated than in Loudoun County, Virginia, which may be the only place in America where there was a criminal investigation involving Critical Race Theory

Puerto Rico Business: Sept. 26, 2021: Puerto Rico is trying to re-establish its reputation as America’s Medicine Cabinet while helping the U.S. reduce its ill-advised dependence on foreign medicine

Donald Trump: Sept. 21, 2021: An interview with (former) President Donald Trump

Sex Trafficking: May 16, 2021: The underreported epidemic of child sex trafficking from America’s poorest neighborhoods to the rich and famous

Ashli Babbitt: May 3, 2021: Only one person was killed as a result of the U.S. Capitol riots in January: an unarmed woman named Ashli Babbitt

Water Wars: April 25, 2021: America’s Water Wars could be impacting you in the near future and raising the price of water

New Collar Workers: April 11, 2021: The case for and against IBM when it comes to a massive group of age discrimination claims

The Sexual Abuse Claims vs. The Boy Scouts: March 21, 2021: At more than 95,000 claims, it’s the largest sexual abuse lawsuit in U.S. history

Was Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Really a Covid-19 Super Spreader? March 28, 2021: The facts show the narrative of Sturgis as a Covid-19 “Super Spreader” is just a myth

Power Play: Feb. 21, 2021: An eye-opening look at the forced relationship between fossil fuel companies and green energy upstarts, and how it’s costing you money

Seeking Hollywood: Feb. 14, 2021: A scenic look at states setting up film shops and set to compete for Hollywood dollars

Out of DC: Jan. 31, 2021: There’s bipartisan support for decentralizing power and moving it out of Washington DC

Big Tech Censorship Part 1: Jan. 10, 2021: A Google whistleblower exposes how Donald Trump’s election triggered Big Tech’s move toward censorship

Big Tech Censorship Part 2: Jan. 10, 2021: Following the Money to see who’s bankrolling fake “fact checks” and other efforts to manipulate information online

The Incredible Mr. Lundgren: Dec. 20, 2020: After Microsoft helped put e-waste recycler Eric Lundgren in prison, he doubled down and started one of the most innovative recycling businesses around

SALT: Dec. 13, 2020: The great debate over State And Local Taxes (SALT)

Title IX: Nov. 15, 2020: You might not have heard about dramatic new changes in rules dictating sexual abuse policies on college campuses

Campaign Cash: Nov. 1, 2020: Who are the biggest givers and takers in Campaign 2020?

The Trump Economy: Oct. 18, 2020: Coronavirus changed everything. So what is The Trump Economy today?

The Transgender Divide: Oct. 4, 2020: Should athletes be allowed to switch from the boys’ team to the girls’ team?

The Pot Problem: Sept. 27, 2020: Why pot advocates are so bummed about legal marijuana

The Internet Divide: Sept. 20, 2020: Taxpayer billions are being devoted to wire up the rural countryside. What happened to the billions already spent?

An Interview with President Donald J. Trump: May 24, 2020: We talk with the president about coronavirus, churches reopening, Joe Biden’s strengths and weaknesses, the Deep State, the FBI surveillance scandals, new Director of National Intelligence Ratcliffe, outgoing DNI Grenell, Twitter, and more.

Sea Change: March 29, 2020: A Full Measure investigation into Navy readiness after dual collisions of Navy destroyers in 2017. Exclusive interview with a captain who beat negligent homicide charges.

Police Recruiting Blues: March 15, 2020: With the law enforcement profession under attack, a Full Measure investigation find recruiting problems at police agencies across the U.S.

Bended Like Beck: Feb. 23, 2020: Glenn Beck talks about being beloved, reviled, smeared, and why he really left Fox News

Goodyear G159 Tires: Feb. 16, 2020: Goodyear says the tires are safe but there is a federal probe and allegations of coverup

Citizens United: Feb. 9, 2020: Ten years after the controversial Supreme Court decision, it hasn’t turned out like people thought it would

Triggered: Jan. 28, 2020: What’s behind the Second Amendment Sanctuary City movement in Virginia?

I Spy: Jan. 12, 2020: The US government’s sordid history of surveillance abuses against US citizens, politicians and journalists

Forced to Pay: Dec. 15, 2019: A year ago, the Supreme Court said certain government workers can’t be forced to join or pay unions. Wait until you hear what happened next.

Rise of Populism: Dec. 8, 2019: What is populism and why do so many establishment and media figures hate it?

Blexit: Nov. 10, 2019: The pro-Trump movements to lead blacks and other traditional Democrat constituents away from the liberal party

Media Mistakes: Oct. 20, 2019: A reality check with media critic Howard Kurtz who talks about the media’s descent into madness in the era of Trump

Fatal Flaws? Oct. 13, 2019: The lives of two Army vets intersected, though they never met, to expose allegedly fatal flaws in the system intended to treat Traumatic Brain Injured vets

Puerto Rico Hurricane Aid–and Fraud: Oct. 6, 2019: It wasn’t easy to get the true numbers of US aid sent to Puerto Rico two years after its double hurricanes. But we did.

Not Yet, Brexit: Sept. 22, 2019: What’s really behind the British vote to exit the European Union and what does it have to do with us?

Deep Fakes: June 2, 2019: New technology has made it where you can’t believe your eyes

Surviving the Jonestown Cult Massacre: May 12, 2019: More than 900 American men, women and children were killed. One investigator who survived is now a member of Congress

Media Madness: April 27, 2019: Media mistakes in the era of Trump and what lies ahead

Media Miss: March 31, 2019: How did so many get the Trump-Russia collusion story so wrong?

Being Carter Page: March 31, 2019: For more than two years, the FBI and media made him out to be Trump’s nexus to Putin. He wasn’t.

The Big Spin: March 24, 2019: How much of our tax money the government spends — to spin us

The Curators: March 10, 2019: Who’s behind the efforts to teach “media literacy” and fight “fake news”? Watchdogs on left and right say: Beware the Curators.

Blue Water Vets: March 3, 2019: The amazing fight by so-called Blue Water Vets who were denied V.A. benefits after their exposure to Agent Orange in Vietnam

Russia Probe: Feb. 17, 2019: While we await findings on the Trump-Russia probe, evidence has brought a separate scandal into focus: our intel agencies’ efforts to misuse their tools to spy on political enemies in the US.

Solar Opposites: Jan. 27, 2019: Solar advocates are divided on California’s new mandate for solar panels on all new homes. Why?

Exiting Afghanistan: Jan. 12, 2019: As President Trump talks about withdrawing US troops from America’s longest war, a chief watchdog gives a discouraging assessment of what we accomplished and how much we spent

The Tarnished State: Dec. 16, 2018: Can California stage a comeback amid its high taxes, cost of living, homeless rate and illegal immigration?

Rocky Mountain High: Nov. 18, 2018: The lows to be found amid Colorado’s legalized recreational pot

Gab Targeted: Nov. 11, 2018: After it was learned the alleged synagogue shooter used Gab, is the social media site being unfairly smeared and treated differently than giants Facebook and Twitter?

The French Connection: Nov. 11, 2018: Why the French still love our US Marines 100 years after the end of WWI

The Search for Extra Terrestrials: Oct. 28, 2018: Your tax dollars could be used in the search for ET

The Resistance: Oct. 28, 2018: We check back in with the anti-Trump resistance to measure their confidence level ahead of the midterms

Rich in Congress: Oct. 21, 2018: How do members of Congress get so rich on their public salaries?

Question of Standards: Oct. 14, 2018: Why are powerful Democrats treating one particular #metoo accusation so differently?

E-Waste Recycler: Oct. 7, 2018: The incredible saga of a recycler who crossed paths with Microsoft and ended up in federal prison

The Freedom Caucus: Sept. 30, 2018 There’s an epic power struggle going on between some in Congress and the Department of Justice, which they oversee

Raven 23: Sept. 4, 2017 Why is an eleven year old case against 4 decorated former US soldiers still going on amid allegations of prosecutorial misconduct?

Shades of Grey: June 3, 2018 Can sexual assault allegations be weaponized to smear targets?

Taking on the IRS: June 10, 2018 Whatever happened to the IRS conservative targeting scandal–was it all just fake news?

Cybersecurity: April 29, 2018 The shocking case of the Pakistani born IT workers and their alleged incursions into the computers of dozens of members of Congress. Did Democrat and Republican leaders cover up–or was it all innocent behavior?

The Foreign Connection: April 8, 2018 How foreigners buy the services of foreign agents in the US to lobby for our tax money and to get laws passed in their favor

Snowflake Syndrome: April 1, 2018 College campuses are violating free speech in the name of diversity and not hurting feelings. But are the outrageous cases of intolerance as widespread as some critics believe? Part 2

Red Tape: March 18, 2018 At the federal and local level, we are a society that’s drowning in bureaucracy and red tape

Hollywood Hypocrisy: March 11, 2018 Lala Land struggles to reconcile its chosen image as a women’s rights leader with the dark reality of #MeToo

Robot Tax: Feb. 25, 2018 If the cost of progress is more robots; fewer humans–should we tax the robots?

The Russia Probe: Feb. 18, 2018 House Intel Committee Chairman Devin Nunes breaks down his committee’s probe into Russia, Trump and alleged intel agency misbehavior

Exiting The Swamp: Feb. 4, 2018 Another top Republican calls it quits amidst Washington’s dysfunctional swamp

Trump and the Media: Jan. 21, 2018 How the media has lost its way in covering a wildcard president they hate

War Waste: Jan. 14, 2018 Our longest war, Afghanistan, has gobbled up record US tax dollars with not much to show for it

Road to Success: Jan. 7, 2018 Any “infrastructure” plan is going to cost bigly. What are the options to pay for it all when we are already so far in debt?

Ethically Challenged: Dec. 17, 2017 We found that the system Congress set up to police itself is as dysfunctional as anything in Washington D.C.

Duterte’s Way: Nov. 12, 2017 Philippine President Duterte advocates gunning down drug users in the streets, is tough on Islamic extremist terrorism, and is wildly popular

Donald Trump One on One: Nov. 5, 2017

Double Disaster: Oct. 15, 2017 Even before Hurricane Maria, Puerto Rico was in financial ruin. Why?

Bucking the System: Oct. 1, 2017 True, shocking confessions from an insider on why The Swamp is so hard to drain

I Quit: June 18, 2017 Eye-opening exit interview with Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) who says the swamp is drain-resistant

Price of Power: May 28, 2017 The maddening party money quota system that gets members of Congress ahead but also gives them incentive to work for corporate and special interests rather than the public

Saudi Lobbying: May 21, 2017 Were US vets duped into lobbying for the Saudi kingdom?

The Resistance: May 14, 2017 The left is trying to convert their national freak-out over the election of Donald Trump into organized resistance, and they’re borrowing a page from the Tea party

Fake Science: May 7, 2017 Shocking claims from respected current and former heads of prestigious medical journals: you can’t believe what you read in them

100 Days of The Media Under President Trump: April 30, 2017 For the media who declared Trump would never be the Republican nominee and never ever be President, how are they covering him now that he is?

Ghost Soldiers: April 23, 2017 Hundreds of millions of U.S. tax dollars may be lost to fraud by paying for Afghan soldiers and police who don’t exist

My Parent’s Keeper: April 9, 2017 The perils and pitfalls that sometimes come with guardianships of the elderly

The Oversight Man: March 26, 2017 One of the most powerful committees in Congress is taking care of business while watchdogging the Trump administration

Sum of All Knowledge: Feb. 26, 2017 How secretive political, corporate and government force control the information you see on the news and online. Part 2

Degrees of Debt: Feb. 12, 2017 Why colleges costs so much and the desperate measures some students are taking to pay for it

The Dutch Donald Trump: Jan. 29, 2017 Scott Thuman introduces us to the controversial populist rising in the polls

Obama’s Exit Strategy: Jan. 15, 2017 Is President Obama embarking upon a scorched earth strategy on his way out? Or is it business as usual?

Water Wars: Dec. 11, 2016 Bottled water is about to outsell soft drinks in the U.S. What are the health and environmental impacts?

Shrimpers Lost: Nov. 27, 2016 Foreign competition threatens the U.S. shrimping industry and a way of life for some in the Louisiana bayou

The Big Miss: Nov. 13, 2016 How did the pundits, media and polls get Campaign 2016 so wrong? And who in the news media has been colluding with political operatives behind the scenes?

Campaign Cash: Nov. 6, 2016 Who are the big money donors behind Trump and Clinton?

Clinton Foundation Katrina Funds: Oct. 30, 2015 Following Hurricane Katrina donations as they passed through the Clinton Foundation

Democrats Courting the Felon Vote: Oct. 23, 2016 How Democrats in several states are quickly trying to register more felons to vote before the November election

Climate Change Refugees: Oct. 16, 2016 Millions of U.S. tax dollars are paying to relocate an Indian tribe in Louisiana. Are they really the first “climate change refugees” or is there more to the story?

The Weird Science of Polling Oct. 9, 2016 How bias enters into the polls and what you should–and shouldn’t–believe

The Welfare State: Sept. 18, 2016 Maine Gov. Paul LePage has sworn off the press, riled up critics and is reforming welfare as they know it in Maine

License to Work: June 26, 2016 Are occupational licenses standing in the way of millions who want jobs? In many states it takes just 30 days of training to be an Emergency Medical Technician. But a year+ to get a license to pack boxes, trim tree, braid hair.

Vaxxed and Screen Censors: May 8, 2016 When a current CDC senior scientist said he and his top CDC colleagues fraudulently destroyed data to cover up a link between vaccines and autism, especially in African-American boys, Congress wouldn’t hold hearing and the media wouldn’t report it. When a documentary was made telling the story, powerful interests tried to stop it.

The Dark Side of Wikipedia: April 17, 2016 It’s not the encyclopedia anyone can edit. Has the world’s most popular encyclopedia been taken over by PR firms and corporate, political and special interests who control and skew pages for clients?

Nonprofit$: Jan. 24, 2016 You might be surprised to hear about the giant salaries some nonprofits are paying their executives while their organization gets a boost from taxpayers

Benghazi: Rescue Interrupted: Jan. 10, 2016 Obama administration insiders tell us, exclusively, that Special Forces attempted a rescue but were prevented. Why?  Part 2

Whistleblowers

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VA Investigation: April 21, 2024 – Today the story of Tom Schroeder, a whistleblower who says American tax dollars were squandered at a Veterans Affairs medical center in a startling bribery scheme.

Biden Investigation, Part 1: Feb. 18, 2024 – Whistleblowers tell how an alleged bribery trail leading to Joe Biden in 2020, as he ran for president, was covered up, allowed to grow cold, and then forever buried. It involves Hunter Biden’s laptop and business dealings in Ukraine.

Biden Investigation, Part 2: Feb 18, 2024 – Our continued report on two IRS whistleblowers who uncovered evidence in a five-year investigation that some say could have led to bribery allegations against Joe Biden himself during his presidential campaign.

Dawn Wooten: March 5, 2023: Meet a nurse whistleblower who exposed alleged medical abuses of prisoners that evoke images of another era when women deemed to be “unfit” for whatever reason were sterilized without their knowledge, or with coerced consent.

Kriegman: Feb. 19, 2023: Zac Kriegman, data scientist for major global news service Reuters goes public with allegations of extreme media bias and radical ideologies at the news service.

FBI Whistleblower:  Oct. 23, 2022:  A remarkable interview with a current FBI agent: Stephen Friend. He claims that things are so broken at high levels inside the nation’s premiere law enforcement agency that he had to blow the whistle.

Shorting Seniors: May 22, 2022:  Thanks to an whistleblower at the Social Security Administration we learn that elderly widows are being victimized by the very agency that’s supposed to help provide them with financial security.  

Accounting for Afghanistan: Jan. 23, 2022: Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller blew the whistle on his superiors for the botched Afghanistan withdrawal but, in the end, he was the only one held accountable.

Unfinished Business: May 3, 2020: The richest whistleblower in U.S. history has some unfinished business: DOJ corruption.

ACORN 8: Feb. 24, 2019: The whistleblowers who exposed corruption and fraud inside one of the biggest get-out-the-vote community organizing groups.

V.A. Asbestos: Jan. 20, 2019: What happened when a vet working at a V.A. center discovered a major asbestos danger.

War Waste: Jan. 14, 2018: We’ve spent a record $120 million in tax money rebuilding Afghanistan yet our war there continues and the security situation is worse than ever. Why?

V.A. Whistleblower: Feb. 19, 2017: Was a contractor for Veterans Affairs cheating vets and taxpayers?

The Immaculate Corruption: Feb. 5, 2017: New documents show top U.S. bank executives were secretly referred to the Dept. of Justice for criminal charges 5 years ago. A Citigroup whistleblower asks: why was nobody prosecuted?

Legal Swindle: Jan. 29, 2017: How the feds use your tax dollars to fight retaliatory legal battles against its workers.

Burned Follow: Dec. 4, 2016: A follow-up to “Burned.” Witnesses tell Congress discrimination inside the Dept. of Agriculture hasn’t withered under Obama administration despite promises.

Calling the Crash: Oct. 2, 2016 These three business women were living The Big Short before it was a Hollywood film. Why their story continues a decade after they foresaw the mortgage crisis.

Encryption: March 13, 2016 Long before Apple’s battle with the FBI, Qwest CEO Joe Nacchio gave the stiff arm to the government’s secret spy agencies. Why he ended up in prison.

Burned: Nov. 15, 2015 Whistleblower Alicia Dabney exposes shocking, discriminatory treatment as a firefighter working for the federal government.

The Whistleblower: Nov. 8, 2015 After Swiss banker Brad Birkenfeld blew the whistle on very important Americans illegally hiding their money, the U.S. prosecuted him and excused most of the tax evaders. But he got the last laugh.

Cash Cow: Nov. 2015 For profit colleges taking advantage of military vets and taxpayers.

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