‘I’ll hold your hair’: An open letter to the Journal Sentinel’s Dan Bice

By   /  November 5, 2014  /  Media, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

AP file photo

By Will Swaim | Watchdog.org

Dear Dan: Go ahead, man. Lean over the toilet and let it out.

It must have been hard to include Wisconsin Reporter – even backhanded – among the winners in your post-election “Winners and Losers” column.

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Congressional Democrats assist billionaire hedge-fund manager in Wall Street feud

By   /  October 28, 2014  /  California, Congress, National, News  /  No Comments

William Ackman, Bill Ackman

By Josh Kaib and Will Swaim | Watchdog.org
Two years ago, billionaire hedge-fund manager William Ackman announced boldly — from a stage in a Manhattan conference center — that his Pershing Square Capital Management had taken a $1 billion short position on publicly traded Herbalife, the Los Angeles-based maker of nutrition products.
He was, in other words, betting that […]

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Iowa candidate says he saved you billions, and walks on water

By   /  October 24, 2014  /  Iowa, News, Politics & Elections, Politics & Elections 1  /  No Comments

THE DEBATE:

 
By Josh Kaib and Will Swaim | Watchdog.org
Politics ain’t beanbag, the old aphorism goes, but even Rep. Stephen King, R-Iowa, has to be frustrated by the campaign claims of Jim Mowrer, a Democrat and King’s long-shot challenger in the November race for Iowa’s 4th Congressional District seat.
Mowrer continues to assert that he “established” the U.S. Army’s Office of […]

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Secret recordings reveal Elizabeth Warren would be Regulator-in-Chief

By   /  October 13, 2014  /  Commentary, Regulations  /  No Comments

By Will Swaim | Watchdog.org
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has played it cool, denying she’ll run for president in 2016 in a way that seems designed to boost expectations she will.
That has given especially liberal Democratic Party loyalists a case of the fantods. Disgusted with Barack Obama, terrified by the prospect of a President Hillary Clinton, […]

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U.S. judge hands Watchdog a victory over VA governor’s green-car company

By   /  July 24, 2014  /  Mississippi, Virginia  /  No Comments

MISSISSIPPI BOUND: Virginia officials predicted McAuliffe's car-building venture would find itself in a "funding gap."

Part 73 of 74 in the series Terry McAuliffe – Carmogul

By Will Swaim | Watchdog.org
A U.S. judge in Mississippi on Thursday threw out an $85-million lawsuit in which an electric car company founded by Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe alleged Watchdog.org had libeled the firm.
Judge Michael P. Mills said GreenTech Automotive failed to prove his Mississippi […]

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Abortion doctor with ties to Eric Holder gets four years for fraud

By   /  March 25, 2014  /  National, News  /  No Comments

DOC IN THE BOX: Holder failed to disclose his relationship to a Georgia building used by a now-convicted abortion doctor.

By Will Swaim | Watchdog.org
A Georgia physician who performed abortions in a building owned by the wife of U.S. attorney general Eric Holder was sentenced to prison March 21 for Medicaid fraud.
“DeKalb Superior Court Judge C. J. Becker sentenced Tyrone Cecil Malloy, M.D., to four years in prison and six years’ probation on two counts […]

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