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Legal expert calls John Chisholm’s Supreme Court petition ‘outlandish’

By   /  April 29, 2016  /  First Amendment, Free Speech, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

NO SURPRISE: Milwaukee County District Attorney has filed his petition asking the U.S. Supreme Court to save his abusive John Doe investigation into right-center groups

“Where I see this going is precisely nowhere,” said Andrew Grossman.

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Watchdog Podcast: ‘I don’t think you could design a worse public policy if you tried’

By   /  April 29, 2016  /  Accountability, Commentary, Federal Government, Issues, Podcast, Power Abuse, State Government, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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Clark Neily thought he had seen government at its worst.

Then he started working on civil forfeiture cases.

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Security expert: History shows NSA spying scandal wasn’t that bad

By   /  April 27, 2016  /  Accountability, Federal Government, Free Speech, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“In the 1960s they (the FBI) tried to get Martin Luther King Jr. to commit suicide by blackmailing him,” Carafano said.

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New docs show GAB spent more than 2,500 hours on John Doe probe

By   /  April 21, 2016  /  Accountability, Free Speech, News, Open Records, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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The documented time amounts to $107,715.08 spent on the specialized labor between 2013 and 2015

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Lawmaker wants review of state administrative subpoena powers

By   /  April 21, 2016  /  News, Power Abuse, State Government, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“I would not be surprised if there were overly broad administrative subpoena powers inside our state agencies right now,” the lawmaker said.

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Attorney to climate-change police: Expect a First Amendment fight

By   /  April 20, 2016  /  Energy and Environment, First Amendment, Free Speech, National, News, Power Abuse, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“Your demand on CEI is offensive, it is un-American, it is unlawful, and it will not stand,” Grossman wrote in the letter.

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