M.D. Kittle - Watchdog.org

Kittle is a 25-year veteran of radio, newspaper and online journalism. In July 2011, Kittle joined Watchdog.org as bureau chief for Wisconsin Reporter. He has spent much of the past three years covering the seismic political changes taking place in the Badger State. Last year, Kittle joined Watchdog’s national reporting team, covering everything from energy policy to governmental assaults on civil rights. Beyond being published in Wisconsin’s daily newspapers and in multimedia news outlets, Kittle’s work has appeared on Fox News, and in Human Events, Reason Magazine, Newsmax and Town Hall. His special investigation into a politically charged John Doe probe, “Wisconsin’s Secret War,” was the basis of a 2014 documentary on Glenn Beck’s TheBlaze. Kittle has made several appearances on Fox News, including “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren. He serves as weekly politics commentator for Lake 96.1 FM in Lake Geneva, and WRJN-AM 1400 in Racine. His resume includes multiple awards for journalism excellence from The Associated Press, Inland Press, Wisconsin Broadcast Association and other journalism associations. Contact Kittle at mkittle@watchdog.org.

Legal expert calls John Chisholm’s Supreme Court petition ‘outlandish’

By   /  April 29, 2016  /  First Amendment, Free Speech, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

NO SURPRISE: Milwaukee County District Attorney has filed his petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to save his abusive John Doe investigation into right-center groups

“Where I see this going is precisely nowhere,” said Andrew Grossman.

Read More →

Johnson pushes government reform package

By   /  April 28, 2016  /  Accountability, Federal Government, News, Transparency, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

AP file photo

The suite of bills aims to “strengthen inspectors general, curb improper payments and improve anti-fraud controls.”

Read More →

Election official: Proposed voter ID information campaign ‘complete waste of money’

By   /  April 28, 2016  /  News, Politics & Elections, State Government, Voter Fraud, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Photo by Fox6now.com

“We must point out that this is hard-earned taxpayer money,” the Milwaukee election official said. “I would think this is not worthwhile to do.”

Read More →

Conservative icon Justice David Prosser to leave the Supreme Court

By   /  April 27, 2016  /  Judiciary, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

AP file photo

Prosser’s announcement comes just weeks after a bitter Supreme Court election that saw conservatives maintain a 5-2 majority.

Read More →

Security expert: History shows NSA spying scandal wasn’t that bad

By   /  April 27, 2016  /  Accountability, Federal Government, Free Speech, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

NSA eye

“In the 1960s they (the FBI) tried to get Martin Luther King Jr. to commit suicide by blackmailing him,” Carafano said.

Read More →

Russ Feingold is listening — to big labor and his other out-of-state contributors

By   /  April 26, 2016  /  Federal Government, Labor, News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Photo by commondreams.org

Big labor in particular has spent big money on the Middleton liberal in his bid to take back the seat he lost to conservative Sen. Ron Johnson in 2010.

Read More →