Dustin is the national energy reporter for Watchdog.org. His work has been featured by Fox News, Human Events, Reason and Public Sector Inc. Steve Forbes tweeted one of his stories, too. Dustin lives in Idaho with his wife and two kids.

Kim Kardashian, Lebron and Obama: These 24 things happened since Keystone’s first proposal

By   /  November 24, 2014  /  Energy and Environment, National  /  No Comments


By Dustin Hurst | Watchdog.org
Six years, two months and 23 days — 2,275 days to be exact.
No, it’s not the amount of time you’d have to work to pay off your family’s share of the national debt. That’s probably much higher.
Instead, that’s how many days it’s been since TransCanada first proposed the Keystone XL pipeline, […]

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Jon Stewart obliterates ‘slimy’ Democrats over Gruber

By   /  November 19, 2014  /  News, Video 1  /  No Comments


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Democrats try to save a single job with Keystone XL vote

By   /  November 18, 2014  /  Energy and Environment, National, News  /  No Comments

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Never mind the 42,000 temporary construction jobs the Keystone XL Pipeline could create.

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Remy goes hard at Obamacare, #Grubergate and Lena Dunham

By   /  November 17, 2014  /  National, News, Video 1  /  No Comments


As #Grubergate continues to unfold, Reason.com’s Remy offers up a new video revealing just how President Obama’s administration discussed selling Obamacare to the American people.

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After making it to the top, billionaire Steyer wants to make life tougher for Americans

By   /  October 30, 2014  /  Energy and Environment, National, News  /  No Comments

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By Dustin Hurst |Watchdog.org
NEW ORLEANS — Sitting in a cavernous Mercedes-Benz Superdome in front of green builders and central planners, billionaire and climate crusader Tom Steyer denounced the pursuit of wealth once people have enough of it.
Easy enough for him to say.
Steyer, sandwiched between Maryland Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley and author Paul Hawken at last week’s 2014 Greenbuild […]

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O’Malley cozies up to greenies, billionaire Steyer ahead of likely White House bid

By   /  October 27, 2014  /  Maryland, National, News  /  No Comments

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By Dustin Hurst Watchdog.org
As Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley considers a 2016 White House run, he’s cozying up with groups key to positioning him as the anti-Hillary candidate.
But O’Malley’s mission to persuade might have been targeted not at the thousands gathered Wednesday night on the field of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, but rather at Democrats’ […]

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