By Patrick B. McGuigan | Oklahoma Watchdog
OKLAHOMA CITY — The historian Odie B. Faulk, during an evening class in my years at Oklahoma State University, uttered words that stuck with me through the past four decades: “Nothing is inevitable. Nothing — not the rise and fall of great nations; not the dawning of another day.”
The latter part [...]
Back in 2011, the state of Illinois began snatching away an extra week of our pay. At the time, we were assured of two things: the tax hike was necessary and that it would be temporary.Read More →
Last week, TheBlaze TV’s For the Record featured an investigation into a taxpayer-funded, politicized attack on supporters of Wisconsin’s Republican Gov. Scott Walke led by Democrats in the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s office.Read More →
By Jon Cassidy | Watchdog.org
HOUSTON – Some 99 years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the idea that the right to work for a living “is of the very essence of the personal freedom and opportunity” that the Constitution is meant to secure.
Yet since then, the courts have generally granted the federal and state legislatures [...]
By Erik Telford
A complaint was filed recently with the Texas Ethics Commission against Wendy Davis, the pink-clad, pro-choice poster girl for the professional left, who is running for governor.
The complaint alleges serious irregularities in the personal financial statements Davis is required to disclose as a Texas state senator.
These allegations would threaten to seriously damage the [...]