Watchdog Podcast: Donald Trump is a pro wrestling villain; Pennsylvania’s budget fight goes to round two

By   /  February 12, 2016  /  Commentary, Issues, National, Pennsylvania, Podcast, Politics & Elections, State Budgets, State Government, Virginia, Watchdog Radio, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Donald Trump is the most successful pro wrestling villain in American history. Or, at least, he’s the first pro wrestling villain to get this close to the White House.

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Senate report finds ‘pay and chase’ Obamacare tax credit failure

By   /  February 8, 2016  /  Health Care, National, News, Taxes, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

THE LOVE IS GONE: Unions were once the loudest and proudest supporters of the Affordable Care Act. Now, they are raising some concerns about how the law is being implemented.

“This ‘pay and chase’ model has potentially cost taxpayers approximately $750 million,” the report asserts.

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Watchdog Podcast: Was Iowa the Super Bowl of the presidential race, or just Opening Day?

By   /  February 5, 2016  /  Accountability, Commentary, Federal Government, Issues, National, Podcast, Politics & Elections, State Government, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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It’s Super Bowl weekend, but for many political junkies, the big game came a few days early.

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Watchdog Podcast: What would Alexander Hamilton think of Donald Trump?

By   /  January 29, 2016  /  Commentary, Federal Government, Issues, National, Podcast, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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Alexander Hamilton worried American democracy would be “spoiled by demagogues” who would use populism to hide despotism. Was he talking about Donald Trump?

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Watchdog Podcast: The speech police, the Los Angeles Rams and Donald Trump

By   /  January 22, 2016  /  Accountability, Commentary, Federal Government, First Amendment, Issues, National, Podcast, Politics & Elections, Power Abuse, State Government, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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This week, host Eric Boehm is joined by Watchdog’s top dog Will Swaim to discuss his once-and-now-again hometown football team: the Los Angeles Rams.

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Nanny State of the Week: Towns ban vacations

By   /  January 19, 2016  /  Accountability, California, Issues, Nanny State of the Week, National, News, Power Abuse  /  No Comments

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Want to take a vacation in Ojai, California? You’ll have to stay in a hotel, after the City Council voted last week to ban short-term vacation rentals.

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