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]

Appeals court tosses forced union dues lawsuit, next stop Supreme Court

By   /  March 21, 2017  /  First Amendment, Free Speech, Illinois, Judiciary, News, State Government, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“No one should be forced to pay union dues or fees just for the privilege of working for their own government,” Mix said.

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Town hall disruption crew now keeping out ‘uninvited’ guests

By   /  March 21, 2017  /  Accountability, Federal government, News, Politics & Elections, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“They will be invitation only and will not be visible to the uninvited on Facebook or any other Internet search,” A group Facebook post noted

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Does prosecutorial immunity trump justice in John Doe-related lawsuit?

By   /  March 20, 2017  /  Accountability, First Amendment, Free Speech, Judiciary, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“You have to seek a real warrant from a real judge in an open court,” said MacIver Institute attorney Ben Hurst.

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Attorney: Should UW-La Crosse chancellor be fired for his conduct?

By   /  March 20, 2017  /  Accountability, Campus Culture, Education, Free Speech, News, Politics & Elections, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

The attorney for a fired employee wants an investigation of whether UW-La Crosse Chancellor Joe Gow should be held to the same standard as his client.

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Duffy advises conservatives to ‘sheath their swords,’ pass Obamacare replacement

By   /  March 17, 2017  /  Budget and Spending, Federal Government, Federal government, Health Care, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The Wausau Republican said the internal battle between Republican leadership and fiscal hawks needs to end.

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Baldwin paid nearly $90,000 to ‘political fixer’ during Tomah VA scandal

By   /  March 17, 2017  /  Federal government, News, Politics & Elections, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Marc Elias is known inside and outside the Swamp as a “political fixer” for his adroit way of getting Dems out of legal and public relations trouble.

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