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Dave Lieber
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Attended University of Pennsylvania
Lives in Yankee Cowboy Ranch, Texas
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Watch: Dave Lieber talk about Secret Service sex scandals on NBC5. Amazing story of Dallas woman who discovered it. https://youtu.be/hhJT20Xxumc
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Raid on a TX investment company shows you these guys who advertise investment deals on radio are often full of it http://www.dallasnews.com/investigations/watchdog/20160819-watchdog-dollars-sense-host-in-a-pinch-as-secret-service-texas-regulators-investigate-business.ece
In the past two weeks, almost everything bad that could happen to Frisco wealth manager Bobby Eugene Guess has happened. His office was raided by investigators seeking evidence of a major swindling operation.
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ICYMI Is Hino Electric Power worst electric company in Texas? See the facts and decide on your own http://www.dallasnews.com/investigations/watchdog/20160812-meet-the-new-nominee-for-worst-electric-company-in-texas.ece
The Watchdog wants to ask one provider about the psychology of gaming the Texas retail electricity system.
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Dallas woman @HisGirlHildy & I profiled last week for exposing Secret Service sex scandals gets time on national TV http://insider.foxnews.com/2016/08/10/tx-mom-unearths-new-secret-service-sex-scandals
A Dallas stay-at-home mom explained on America's Election HQ today how she unearthed new scandals inside the Secret Service simply by making lots of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.
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Video: Texas woman takes a tow company to small claims court. Her crime? She parked one wheel on the grass. OMG https://youtu.be/WShCy8PKWAQ
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NEW! Latest on AT&T's CEO -- Randall Stephenson's war on robocalls begins today via @dallasnews http://beta.dallasnews.com/news/watchdog/2016/08/19/randall-stephensons-war-robocalls-begins-today
Big day for a local guy. Randall Stephenson, AT&T's Chief Executive Officer, formally took control of the federal government's latest attempt...
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NEW from The Watchdog: After the raid, the financial business had a cease-and-desist shutdown notice placed against it. What happened when I went inside?

http://www.dallasnews.com/investigations/watchdog/20160819-watchdog-dollars-sense-host-in-a-pinch-as-secret-service-texas-regulators-investigate-business.ece
In the past two weeks, almost everything bad that could happen to Frisco wealth manager Bobby Eugene Guess has happened. His office was raided by investigators seeking evidence of a major swindling operation.
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NEW from The Watchdog - New Texas law requires video posting of meetings. Are cities/school districts complying? http://beta.dallasnews.com/news/watchdog/2016/08/18/new-texas-law-requires-video-posting-meetings-d-fw-cities-school-districts-complying
Across Dallas-Fort Worth, you can now sit at your kitchen table and watch many city council or school board meetings on your smartphone, computer...
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This is a pathetic awards ceremony but needed: I offer my 1st nominee for 'worst electric company in Texas' -- http://www.dallasnews.com/investigations/watchdog/20160812-meet-the-new-nominee-for-worst-electric-company-in-texas.ece
The Watchdog wants to ask one provider about the psychology of gaming the Texas retail electricity system.
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NEW from The Watchdog: Sadly, my nominee for 'worst electric company in Texas - and why ... http://beta.dallasnews.com/news/watchdog/2016/08/12/meet-new-nominee-worst-electric-company-texas
I'm disappointed I never talked to Alejandro Hinojosa Jr., owner of Hino Electric Power Co., a small company that competes with giants like TXU and...
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NEW from The Watchdog: How you can use a loophole in state law to beat a towing fee via @dallasnews http://www.dallasnews.com/investigations/watchdog/20160811-how-you-can-use-a-loophole-in-state-law-to-beat-a-towing-fee.ece
A woman whose car is towed from her driveway decides to fight in small claims court.
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Crusading columnist/Dallas Morning News. Popular comedy and storytelling speaker who entertains, educates and enlightens audiences in person, in print & online.
Skills
Dave earned his Certified Speaking Professional. The CSP is the speaking profession’s international measure of professional platform competence. Only the top 10 percent of speakers earn this credential.
Employment
  • The Dallas Morning News
    The Watchdog Columnist, 2013 - present
    Writes one of America's last investigative news columns, exposing wrongdoing and right-doing in businesses and governments. Column appears Fridays and Sundays in the newspaper and 24/7 on www.DallasNews.com/watchdog
  • Yankee Cowboy Publishing
    President/Speaker/Author, 2003 - 2015
  • WatchdogNation.com
    Founder/Leader, 2008 - 2013
  • Fort Worth Star-Telegram
    Investigative columnist, 1993 - 2013
  • The Philadelphia Inquirer
    Staff Writer, 1983 - 1993
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Yankee Cowboy Ranch, Texas
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1-800-557-8166
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Yankee Cowboy Publishing, PO Box 123, Keller, TX 76244-0123
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Crusading columnist/Dallas Morning News. NBC5 contributor. Popular comedy and storytelling speaker who entertains, educates and enlightens audiences in person, in print & online. Watch my TED video • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Bo3dpVb5jw
Introduction

   For more than 35 years, Dave Lieber, a humorist, storyteller, keynote and motivational speaker, has used stories to help change our world. Dave works as The Watchdog columnist at The Dallas Morning News. Dave is a Certified Speaking Professional.

   In 2012, he won local, state and national journalism awards for his columns. He's also won the Katie Award from the Dallas Press Club as the Best Columnist in the U.S. Southwest.

   He is co-founder of one of North Texas’ largest children’s charities, Summer Santa, which serves thousands of children each year through a volunteer service that has no office or paid staff.

   His work for Summer Santa earned him the Will Rogers Humanitarian Award which goes to the U.S. newspaper columnist whose work produces positive effects on the lives of readers.

   He is the author of five books. His latest is BAD DAD. He has also written the popular Dave Lieber’s Watchdog Nation, which is the winner of the 2009 Next Generation Indie Book Award for Social Change and the winner of the National Best Books 2009 Award for Social Change. The 2015 edition of this ground-breaking book teaches you tips, tools and strategies to bite back when businesses and scammers do you wrong. In addition, his popular The Dog of My Nightmares: Stories by Texas Columnist Dave Lieber, is now in its fifth printing. With almost 30,000 copies sold, the publisher has released The Dog of My Nightmares as a CD audio book version.

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A columnist who tells stories that help people. A speaker who works every day to entertain, educate and enlighten audiences across North America.
Education
  • University of Pennsylvania
    American Civilization, 1975 - 1979
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Finally found after many, many years in Texas a local air conditioning company I can fully trust.
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