Posts Tagged ‘news media’


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Jerry Brown’s Gusher of Government Abuse


Monday November 9th, 2015   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:01am PST   •   0 Comments

California governor Jerry Brown casts himself as a visionary leader in climate change and likes to demonize the oil and gas industry. When it comes to his own property and his own interests, the governor sings a different tune. As Ellen Knickmeyer of the Associated Press noted, according to state records, “Gov. Jerry Brown…
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The American Stasi Mounts a Surge


Wednesday December 3rd, 2014   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 4:58am PST   •   0 Comments

This column has provided much evidence that government has institutionalized waste, fraud and abuse. None is more chilling than what former CBS television journalist Sharyl Attkisson describes in her new book, Stonewalled: My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama’s Washington. Unlike most of what emerges from the…
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Government Abuse Gets Inclusive


Friday February 28th, 2014   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 6:08am PST   •   2 Comments

The Federal Communications Commission planned a “Multi-Market Study of Critical Information Needs” that would monitor newspapers, websites and broadcast stations for the way they select stories and for their political leanings. The plan sparked enough outrage that the FCC backed off. Now various theories abound as to what the FCC may still be up…
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