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.

Senate hearing to look deeper into scandal-plagued Tomah VA hospital

By   /  May 30, 2016  /  Federal Government, Health Care, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Johnson also will release findings from his extensive investigation into the problems at Tomah.

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Social Security whistleblower now faces firing

By   /  May 27, 2016  /  Federal Government, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“Frankly, this is the epitome of how they do business,” he said.

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Liberal judge dismisses civil rights lawsuit against John Doe prosecutors

By   /  May 26, 2016  /  First Amendment, Judiciary, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“Anyone that is concerned about free speech and free thought in this country ought to be hopeful the plaintiffs will appeal.”

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Tomah VA supervisor accused of misconduct gets promoted

By   /  May 26, 2016  /  Accountability, Federal Government, Health Care, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“Congratulations Lisa. You have escaped accountability, got a transfer, and a promotion for your disservice to veterans and employees,” wrote Ryan Honl

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Social Security whistleblower questioned by investigators after going public

By   /  May 26, 2016  /  Federal Government, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“I’m scared to death to go into work tomorrow,” she said.

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Audit finds IRS failed to soundly vet $47 million in tax credits

By   /  May 25, 2016  /  Accountability, Federal Government, National, News  /  No Comments

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“(P)rocesses are needed to ensure that required information to claim the Rehabilitation Credit is provided and is accurate on all tax forms,” the TIGTA audit states.

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