Watchdog Podcast: Sanctuary cities, immigration reform and the out-of-control EPA

By   /  August 28, 2015  /  Accountability, Commentary, Federal Government, Immigration, Issues, National, Podcast, Power Abuse, State Government, WatchBlog, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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A look at some recent comments made by Republican governors about one key aspect of the immigration debate: what to do about sanctuary cities.

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Nanny State of the Week: New York City’s ban on Styrofoam hurts businesses, consumers

By   /  August 17, 2015  /  Nanny State of the Week, New York, News, WatchBlog  /  No Comments

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Government nannies in The Big Apple took away all Styrofoam containers, leaving consumers and businesses with less-effective, more expensive alternatives.

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Watchdog Podcast: Who said it: Donald Trump or Bernie Sanders?

By   /  August 14, 2015  /  Commentary, Federal Government, Issues, National, Podcast, Politics & Elections, State Government, WatchBlog, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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On this edition of the Watchdog Podcast, Eric Boehm and Steve Greenhut play a little game called “Who Said It?” featuring comments from Donald Trump and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vermont.

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Nanny State: Despite menu nannies, Americans still fat!

By   /  August 10, 2015  /  Federal Government, Issues, Jobs + Growth, Nanny State of the Week, WatchBlog  /  No Comments

HAVE YOU HAD YOUR 4,000 CALORIES TODAY?

American businesses have been required to spend billions of dollars over the past few years to comply with federal regulations requiring calorie information on all menus.

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Nanny State of the Week: Florida county sends environmental specialist to investigate BBQ

By   /  August 3, 2015  /  Commentary, Florida, Issues, Nanny State of the Week, News, Power Abuse, WatchBlog  /  No Comments

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The smell of barbeque has landed one Florida man in trouble with his local authorities, who reportedly sent an “environmental specialist” – a fancy term for this column recognizes as little more than a run-of-the-mill government nanny – to inspect his grill and then ordered him to contain the smell to his own property

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Watchdog Podcast: California won’t get broken up, Tesla gets paid for doing nothing and Houston is the next Detroit

By   /  July 24, 2015  /  Accountability, Alaska, California, Federal Government, First Amendment, Issues, National, Pennsylvania, Podcast, Politics & Elections, State Budgets, State Government, Texas, WatchBlog  /  No Comments

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Watchdog Podcast: [Ep 93] California won’t get broken up, Tesla gets paid for doing nothing and Houston is the next Detroit

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