M.D. Kittle - Watchdog.org

M.D. Kittle is bureau chief of Wisconsin Watchdog and First Amendment Reporter for Watchdog.org. Kittle is a 25-year veteran of print, broadcast and online media. He is the recipient of several awards for journalism excellence from The Associated Press, Inland Press, the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association, and others. He is also a member of the Investigative Reporters & Editors network. Kittle's extensive series on Wisconsin's unconstitutional John Doe investigations was the basis of a 2014 documentary on Glenn Beck's TheBlaze. His work has been featured in Town Hall, Fox News, NewsMax, and other national publications, and his reporting has been cited by news outlets nationwide. Kittle is a fill-in talk show host on the Jay Weber Show and the Vicki McKenna Show in Milwaukee and Madison. Contact Kittle at [email protected]

Seized documents could raise legal questions for John Doe special prosecutor, GAB

By   /  February 24, 2017  /  Accountability, Criminal Justice, First Amendment, Free Speech, News, Power Abuse, State Government, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“At the very least, it raises real questions about the care and safe-keeping of documents and compliance with these orders of the Supreme Court,” the attorney added.

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Social Security whistleblower waiting for answers in privacy breach case

By   /  February 24, 2017  /  Accountability, Federal government, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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In November, an SSA whistleblower filed a complaint alleging her Veterans Affairs records had been compromised.

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Inspector General releases major findings of probe into troubled Social Security office

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  Accountability, Federal government, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

What remains unanswered is why federal prosecutors declined to bring charges for what appears to be criminal conduct.

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‘Martyr to political correctness’ John McAdams to receive Academic Freedom award

By   /  February 23, 2017  /  Campus Culture, Education, First Amendment, Free Speech, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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McAdams will be awarded the Jeane Jordan Kirkpatrick Award for Academic Freedom for his outspoken criticism of political correctness on college campuses.

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Tammy Baldwin quietly leaves VA investigative oversight committee

By   /  February 22, 2017  /  Federal government, Health Care, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

She failed to take action until the scandal became public four months later.

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Insiders: Tomah VA troubles continue with nurse shortage, neglectful care

By   /  February 21, 2017  /  Accountability, Federal government, Health Care, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“There have been times where a shift scheduled went totally through that did not have a registered nurse assigned,” the VA employee said.

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