All FACT Up is live-streaming the National Whistleblower Appreciation Day 2020 being held by the National Whistleblower Center in Washington DC Each year, National Whistleblower Center honors whistleblowers and their contributions to our democracy and the rule of law. As the world continues to battle the Covid-19 pandemic, racial injustice and climate change, this year’s event will focus on the role of whistleblowers in addressing each of these crises. Keynote addresses will be given by Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-CA). Other speakers include whistleblowers, whistleblower advocates and public officials
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Guest - Jason Piccolo, US Immigration and Custom Enforcement whistleblower on human trafficing on the Southern Border
Dr. Jason Piccolo has been in law enforcement for over twenty years. Piccolo has patrolled trafficking corridors as a U.S. Border Patrol agent near the San Diego and Mexico Border and then went on to disrupt major narco-smuggling organizations to landing an assignment to the prestigious White House Security Council’s Human Smuggling Cell. Piccolo hosts the popular podcast The Protectors. The Protectors brings true life stories from Law Enforcement, Military and Emergency Responders; our Nation’s “Protectors” AND those that support them. Protectors are those that run toward danger, the ones that put their lives on the line to keep us safe; here and abroad. Piccolo served in the United States Army from Private to Captain, including a tour in Iraq in 2006 to support the Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force – Arabian Peninsula as their Anti-Terrorism Officer. Piccolo left military service in 2006 as an Infantry Captain after serving in the active and reserve components since 1993. Piccolo remains active as a mentor to veterans and spouses. Piccolo is an author, with two published books in circulation. Piccolo has taught college since 2017 in subject’s ranging from computer forensics to homeland security to immigration law. Piccolo earned a B.S. in Law Enforcement, a Master of Forensic Science, and a Doctorate in Strategic Security. Piccolo is a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Certified Protection Professional (CPP).
Rory Riley Topping is an attorney, government relations consultant, and veterans advocate. She has worked as an attorney for the Board of Veterans' Appeals, a law clerk for the US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims, Subcommittee Staff Director and Counsel for the House Veterans' Affairs Committee for retired-Chairman Jeff Miller (R-FL), and staff attorney for the National Veterans Legal Services Program. She is a frequently cited authority on veterans matters in various local and national news publications.
Guest - Scott Davis, US Department of Veterans Affairs Whistleblower and Washington Examiner Guest Contributor
Guest - Scott Davis, US Department of Veterans Affairs Whistleblower and Washington Examiner Contributor
Join us Thursday, May 21st at 7pm EST with our special guest Rena Sylvester of Cooking for Long Island Veterans - an incredible group cooking meals for home-bound and needy Veterans in NewYork https://www.facebook.com/groups/1233282906769667/?ref=share
Guest - Dr. Kelly Richmond Pope discusses her award winning whistleblower documentary "All the Queen's Horses"
Kelly Richmond Pope is a forensic accountant, professor and filmmaker who analyzes corporate crime. Her documentary on whistleblowers, “All the Queen’s Horses” won the HBO Spotlight Award for Best Documentary at its World Premiere in 2017 and the Golden...
Join All FACT Up Thursday May 7th at 7pm EST as Kathy and Stephen Cole discuss their award winning documentary “Whistleblowers” with special guest Walter Wenger, one of the whistleblowers featured in the film. Then on Saturday May 9th at 2pm EST join...
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BONUS EPISODE - Guest - Michael Carey, Advocate for the Disabled and founder the Jonathan Carey Foundation
Join All FACT Up live on Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 7:00pm EST with our special guest, whistleblower, and advocate for the disabled, Michael Carey. Michael has an inspirational story of faith and his unrelenting pursuit of justice after the tragic...