Attorney: Court ruling for bloggers a free speech victory for everyone

By   /  September 15, 2014  /  Audio, Free Speech, Illinois, Podcasts, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments


If you think you can use lawsuits to silence a citizen journalist, think again.

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Thank a labor union for what?

By   /  September 1, 2014  /  Audio, Media, National, Podcasts, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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By Benjamin Yount | Watchdog Radio
There was a time in this country when people could easily thank labor unions for their standard of living.
But as the nation’s economy changed,  labor unions shifted from privat3-industry worker advocacy to the public-sector lobbying. Now taxpayers can thank teachers, cops, firefighters and university employees for billions of dollars in pension [...]

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M16s are the same as office supplies

By   /  August 28, 2014  /  Audio, Florida, Media, Podcasts, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments


By Benjamin Yount | Watchdog Radio
One Florida sheriff’s office is proud to be bargain shopping. Whether its pens and pencils or helicopters and assault rifles.
On the latest edition of Watchdog Radio, Florida Watchdog’s Will Patrick explains why the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office is proud of its low cost, militarized police force.
Plus U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., [...]

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Paul Ryan: Big government has U.S. at ‘tipping point’

By   /  August 26, 2014  /  Media, National, News, Podcasts, Video, Watchdog Radio, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Benjamin Yount | Watchdog Radio
It is no longer a question of how much government Americans want. The only question is how much government Americanscan afford.
And the former Republican vice presidential candidate, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., said the answer is becoming clear.
“I talk about this in the book,” Ryan told Watchdog Radio Monday. “About [...]

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Do we need the government’s jobless rate?

By   /  August 20, 2014  /  Audio, Economy, Media, Podcasts, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments


By Benjamin Yount | Watchdog Radio
Unemployment is up across the country, but economists say the job market is improving. Is the monthly jobless rate the best way to measure the strength of the economy? The latest edition of Watchdog Radio puts that questions to Veronique de Rugy, a senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center. 
Plus we [...]

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Missouri voters: Hands off my cell phone, emails

By   /  August 8, 2014  /  Podcasts, Video, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments


By Benjamin Yount | Watchdog Radio
Missouri voters have taken a brave step. The Show-Me State has told the National Security Administration and local police that their cell phones and emails deserve the same protections as everything else covered by the Fourth Amendment.
Plus we talk about campaign finance in Florida, the impact of the end of [...]

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