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]

Not-so-free speech: Don’t call a cop an ‘a-hole’ in Hammond, Wisconsin

By   /  April 17, 2017  /  Criminal Justice, First Amendment, Free Speech, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“People need to watch the police. Don’t be afraid of the police or the government. They serve us, not the other way around.”

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UW-Platteville whistleblower professor fighting on

By   /  April 13, 2017  /  Accountability, Campus Culture, First Amendment, Free Speech, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“I wasn’t willing to give up my integrity and forego the safety of our students for the carrot they offered,” Burton wrote.

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Probes into troubled Social Security offices crawling along

By   /  April 13, 2017  /  Federal government, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Meanwhile, investigators were at the Milwaukee ODAR office last month looking into an alleged breach of an employee’s private records.

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Iraq war veteran burned by ‘very frustrating process’ at VA

By   /  April 12, 2017  /  Accountability, Federal government, Health Care, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Kris Ottman’s job came with the kind of stress that few ever experience. Now he can’t get the care he needs.

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Will conservative reforms survive Republican infighting?

By   /  April 7, 2017  /  Accountability, Budget and Spending, News, Politics & Elections, State Budgets, State Government, Transportation, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

Walker and Vos have of late been sniping at each other in a very public feud that has titillated the left and the usual suspect press.

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Johnson, Baldwin on the Gorsuch ‘judicial war’

By   /  April 6, 2017  /  Federal government, Judiciary, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

The so-called “nuclear option” is precisely what Democrats in 2013 sought and used to advance President Barack Obama’s executive nominees in recent years.

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