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Watchdog Podcast: ‘I don’t think you could design a worse public policy if you tried’

By   /  April 29, 2016  /  Accountability, Commentary, Federal Government, Issues, Podcast, Power Abuse, State Government, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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Clark Neily thought he had seen government at its worst.

Then he started working on civil forfeiture cases.

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Watchdog Podcast: Delegate rules highlight Pennsylvania primary battle

By   /  April 22, 2016  /  Commentary, Federal Government, Issues, News, Pennsylvania, Podcast, Politics & Elections, State Government, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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After a big win in New York, presidential frontrunners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton turn their attention to Pennsylvania and other northeastern states that hold their primary elections on Tuesday.

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Watchdog Podcast: Travel bans to Mississippi, NC don’t make much sense

By   /  April 15, 2016  /  Accountability, Commentary, Federal Government, Issues, Mississippi, North Carolina, Podcast, Power Abuse, State Government, Vermont, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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Since the passage of religious freedom laws (or anti-LGBT laws if you prefer) in Mississippi and North Carolina, a number of other states have banned government travel to those places. The bans are largely symbolic (and almost comically hypocritical), but do they actually serve a purpose? Watchdog’s Bruce Parker joins Eric Boehm on this week’s edition […]

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Watchdog Podcast: Trump goes down in Wisconsin; Garland is authoritarian, not a moderate

By   /  April 8, 2016  /  Commentary, Federal Government, Issues, Judiciary, Podcast, Politics & Elections, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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Is Wisconsin the beginning of the end for Donald Trump’s presidential ambitions? Or was the Badger State just a bump in the road?

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Watchdog Podcast: Previewing the Wisconsin primary, why did taxpayers subsidize Batman vs. Superman?

By   /  April 1, 2016  /  Commentary, Issues, Michigan, National, Podcast, Politics & Elections, State Budgets, State Government, WatchBlog, Watchdog Radio, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Looking ahead to Tuesday’s primary election in Wisconsin. Also: why did Michigan taxpayers spend $35 million to subsidize Batman vs. Superman?

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Watchdog Podcast: John Kasich, the Ohio primary and his chances of being the GOP’s VP pick

By   /  March 11, 2016  /  Commentary, Federal Government, Health Care, Issues, National, Podcast, Politics & Elections, State Budgets, State Government, WatchBlog, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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John Kasich is running in last place in the Republican primary field, but, hey, at least he’s still running. The last of what was once a crowded field of current and former governors, Kasich is betting the farm on his performance in his home state of Ohio, where voters go to the polls on Tuesday. […]

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