Obama-era Surveillance Timeline

You can find many timelines that follow allegations of Russia tampering in the U.S. election and alleged involvement of Trump officials. But I couldn’t find any comprehensive timelines cross-referencing Obama-era surveillance of whistleblowers, journalists and other U.S. citizens with Russia surveillance allegations. So I built one. Please note: temporal proximity of events doesn’t necessarily imply a connection. January 21, […]

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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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Media Bias: A New Chart

Where’s your favorite information source stand on the political scale? The following is a subjective chart based on information compiled from various sources. Please note that outlets on left and right sometimes publish material that’s on the opposite side of the political spectrum, or that has no political leaning at all. The placement is based […]

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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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Dog experiments with your tax money?

Above image from: AnimalResearch.info You might be surprised to learn how many federal experiments are being conducted using man’s best friend. Animal researchers insist such tests are crucial to developing new treatments and saving human lives. But critics question what good has come from secretive tests conducted on dogs by the federal Department of Veterans […]

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That time China interfered with U.S. elections…

The following is a news analysis Let me be clear: Do I think it’s possible Russia tried to influence the outcome of our elections? Absolutely. In fact, I consider it quite likely. Not because of the unsubstantiated conclusions made in the press, but because intelligence officials I trust tell me that Russia and other nations […]

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In order to form a more perfect union.

The following is a news commentary For a health care a bill or any bill, we should require that a nonpartisan Congressional recorder publicly post a summary of each paragraph five days before a vote, with a notation disclosing which members of Congress and which lobbyists wrote/worked on that particular provision. If anything is added to […]

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