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Watchdog Podcast: Why doesn’t anyone want to join the police?

By   /  July 15, 2016  /  Accountability, Commentary, Criminal Justice, Issues, Podcast, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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On this, the final episode of the Watchdog Podcast, hosts Eric Boehm and Matt Kittle take a look at how attitudes towards police are changing across America

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Watchdog Podcast: Accountability, deception and Hillary Clinton

By   /  July 8, 2016  /  Accountability, Commentary, Federal Government, Issues, National, Podcast, Politics & Elections, State Budgets, State Government, Texas, Transparency, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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The FBI says Hillary Clinton should not face criminal charges despite a long history of reckless behavior with sensitive and classified government information.

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Watchdog Podcast: 240 years after the Declaration, are we more free than ever?

By   /  July 1, 2016  /  Accountability, Commentary, Federal Government, Issues, Podcast, Power Abuse, Regulations, State Government, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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It’s been 240 years since that fateful July when The Declaration of Independence was crafted in Philadelphia. Are we more free now than we were then?

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Vermont’s school district consolidation law rewards thinking inside the box

By   /  June 29, 2016  /  Commentary  /  No Comments

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The authors of Act 46 said their goals were educational equity, academic excellence, efficiency and transparency. There’s a serious disconnect between those goals and what Act 46 actually does in Vermont.

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Watchdog Podcast: Airbnb, the First Amendment and Philly’s tax on soda

By   /  June 24, 2016  /  Accountability, Commentary, Education, Issues, New York, Pennsylvania, Podcast, Regulations, State Budgets, State Government, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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Philadelphia passed a tax on soda, and New York is trying to make it illegal to even talk about renting your apartment on Airbnb.

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Watchdog Podcast: It’s Trump vs. Clinton in November

By   /  June 10, 2016  /  Accountability, Commentary, Federal Government, Issues, National, Podcast, Politics & Elections, State Government, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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It’s time to look ahead to the least inspiring presidential election in recent memory: Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton.

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