By Tom Blumer | For Ohio Watchdog
Ohio Gov. John Kasich regaled attendees of the Republican National Convention last September with tales of the supposedly robust economic recovery the state was achieving on his watch.
Recent federal government jobs and unemployment claims reports have been telling a different story, however. Earlier this month, we received further confirmation that Ohio’s alleged rebirth [...]
By Patrick B. McGuigan | CapitolBeatOK
OKLAHOMA CITY — Our state leaders boast, and rightly so, about what is called “The Oklahoma Standard” — the compassion, speed and effectiveness of responses to natural disasters like this spring’s tornadoes and acts of terror like the A.P. Murrah Building bombing in 1995.
Let’s apply that standard to counter the financial time bomb [...]
By Jacob F. Grant | Watchdog.org
For more than 40 years, the left has justified affirmative action with claims that it helps level the playing field for those with “disadvantaged backgrounds,” despite the inherent injustice of treating people differently based on their race.
But as the Supreme Court again examines the constitutionality of affirmative action, author Stuart [...]
By Jon Cassidy | Watchdog Texas bureau
It was a big night for Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes.
At a gala ceremony at the Kennedy Center Wednesday, he got a $250,000 check along with an award from the Bradley Foundation for his contribution to conservative politics.
During his acceptance speech, he cited two facts in eight sentences on [...]