Kittle is a 25-year veteran of radio, newspaper and online journalism. In July 2011, Kittle joined 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

Justice delayed by MPD video crash in toddler Bill Thao homicide case

By   /  July 28, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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it appears that justice delayed in this homicide case has much to do with the catastrophic failure of the Milwaukee Police Department’s video-recording system in January – a malfunction that cost prosecutors untold recordings of suspect interviews and confessions.

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A tragic end for a John Doe whistleblower

By   /  July 27, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“We tried everything we could do to prevent it, but he eventually committed suicide in our presence,” Waters told Wisconsin Watchdog.

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Hillary Clinton plays hypocrite victim card

By   /  July 27, 2015  /  Commentary, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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From faulty explanations of campaign finance laws to false reports of imminent indictments, Wisconsin’s political John Doe probe has been one long liberal spin cycle.

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John Doe horror stories: ‘I felt completely helpless in my own home’

By   /  July 23, 2015  /  First Amendment, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“I told the deputy who was guarding us that I wanted to call my lawyer. She backed me down on the sofa and told me I could not call anyone.”

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Obama commutes life sentence of ‘nonviolent’ drug dealer charged with death threat

By   /  July 22, 2015  /  National, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The federal prison system is full of so-called nonviolent offenders.

Stephen Donovan isn’t one of them.

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Legal experts on right and left seek review of Rindfleisch John Doe conviction

By   /  July 21, 2015  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Chemerinsky’s involvement should give pause to left-wing cheerleaders of the lengthy and very political John Doe probe that for more than three years targeted conservative activists and the campaign of Republican Gov. Scott Walker.

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