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7 reasons to be hopeful about America’s future

By   /  July 4, 2014  /  Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, National, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, Northwest, Ohio, Oklahoma, Tennessee Watchdog, Texas, Vermont  /  No Comments


By Dustin Hurst and Andrew Collins |
Things might be tough for America right now, but c’mon, there’s always hope. Though government continues to grow and invade personal and civil liberties by the day, we’re still America, the country founded on the idea of liberty, the nation with freedom enshrined in its founding documents.
So wipe those tears, […]

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Walmart in this tiny town beats Seattle’s minimum wage

By   /  June 10, 2014  /  News, North Dakota, Northwest  /  No Comments

RAISE IT: If Seattle wants higher wages, maybe it could look for new economic opportunities.

By Dustin Hurst | Northwest Watchdog
A tiny town in the midst of North Dakota’s oil boom raised local wages without forcing the issue through city ordinances or state laws — looking at you, Seattle.
In fact, the evidence of the salary spike comes from the much-demonized Walmart, a corporation under fire from leftists who believe the company doesn’t pay enough.
Take […]

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Alaska looks to intervene in EPA mine lawsuit

By   /  June 6, 2014  /  Alaska, National, Northwest  /  No Comments


By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – Asserting that the Environmental Protection Agency is setting a dangerous precedent that could stifle development everywhere, the state of Alaska is seeking to intervene in a lawsuit challenging the EPA’s use of a potential mine-killing provision.

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Cannabis coffee coming to Washington State

By   /  June 5, 2014  /  Around the Web, Northwest  /  No Comments

WEED: Majority of Americans are now in favor of legalizing cannabis

By Tristyn Bloom | The Daily Caller
A Washington purveyor of “handcrafted cannabis-infused goods” is rolling out a line of cannabis-infused beverages, including cold brew coffees and sparkling juices.
Each bottle will contain about 20 milligrams of THC, enough for “freeing head highs” and “powerful body buzzes,” according to the company’s website.
“We want the experience to be more similar to […]

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One photo reveals big issue with Seattle’s $15 minimum wage

By   /  June 5, 2014  /  National, News, Northwest  /  No Comments file photo

It’s easy enough to discuss what could happen under a controversial policy, but it’s a little more difficult to provide evidence after enactment to prove a claim.

In the case of SeaTac and its newly minted $15-per-hour minimum wage, the proof comes from a single photo of a parking receipt.

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Here are 4 new problems with Seattle’s $15-per-hour minimum wage

By   /  June 5, 2014  /  News, Northwest  /  No Comments

CAKE AND CIRCUSES: Cake is the best treat to consumer after crashing an economy.

By Dustin Hurst  | Northwest Watchdog
Shortly after passing a $15-per-hour minimum wage law, members of the Seattle City Council sauntered outside City Hall to celebrate the historic victory.
Some of them even grabbed a piece of cake to commemorate the big day. After all, cake is the perfect treat to consume after dooming an economy.
Can councilmembers have their cake […]

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