Dustin is the Social Media Coordinator for Watchdog.org and a staff writer for Northwest Watchdog. He specializes in finding government waste, reporting on elections and innovating new media strategies.

Video: Remy obliterates the IRS over broken hard drives

By   /  July 22, 2014  /  Around the Web  /  No Comments

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Enviro agency spent $27,000 in tax dollars on anti-dog poop music video

By   /  July 9, 2014  /  News, Washington  /  No Comments


Well, that’s pretty crappy.

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7 reasons to be hopeful about America’s future

By   /  July 4, 2014  /  Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, National, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Northwest, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee Watchdog, Texas, Vermont  /  No Comments


By Dustin Hurst and Andrew Collins | Watchdog.org
Things might be tough for America right now, but c’mon, there’s always hope. Though government continues to grow and invade personal and civil liberties by the day, we’re still America, the country founded on the idea of liberty, the nation with freedom enshrined in its founding documents.
So wipe those tears, [...]

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Labor analyst: Seattle minimum wage won’t lift the impoverished

By   /  June 21, 2014  /  News, Washington  /  No Comments

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Labor expert Max Nelsen says that a socialist plan that will raise Seattle’s minimum wage to $15 an hour will not lift the impoverished into prosperity.

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A top Hillary Clinton foe for Democratic nod has a huge mouth problem

By   /  June 20, 2014  /  Montana, News  /  No Comments


Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer, a Democrat, has a huge mouth problem.

No, the gregarious governor doesn’t have cavities, but rather he has a tough time controlling what comes out of the round orifice during television interviews on the hyper-partisan MSNBC.

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Soros-backed enviro army fights green project

By   /  June 11, 2014  /  Vermont  /  No Comments

Photo credit: Bruce Parker

By Dustin Hurst | Watchdog.org
For some environmental extremists, better just isn’t good enough.
Such is the case in Vermont, where members from the George Soros-backed Rising Tide Vermont group took the streets to rally against a natural gas pipeline that Watchdog.org’s Bruce Parker says would “cut Vermonters’ heating costs by 50 percent while shrinking their carbon footprint [...]

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