Watchdog Radio: Politicians vs. the press

By   /  October 11, 2014  /  Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments


By Eric Boehm | Watchdog Radio
MADISON, Wis. — Politicians often try to control the media — but when they can’t do that, they often find it easier to hide behind closed doors.
That’s what happened this week when Watchdog.org reporter Adam Tobias was shut out of a campaign event for Wisconsin Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Mary Burke.
Tobais wasn’t given [...]

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Poll finds strong support for School Choice in Wisconsin’s swing districts

By   /  September 12, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter

MADISON, Wis. – School choice in Wisconsin now has a very big voice advocating for it.

The American Federation for Children, “the nation’s voice for educational choice,” this week announced the launch Wisconsin Federation for Children.

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Open your wallets: Debt in Wisconsin costs each state taxpayer $4,400

By   /  September 1, 2014  /  Finances, News, State Budgets, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON, Wis. — A lavish home entertainment system. A reliable used car. A trip to Europe. Braces for your child. A semester at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Those are all things expected to come with a price tag of $4,400.
But that amount is also what each Wisconsin resident would have to [...]

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Watchdog Radio: A tale of two cops — Ferguson’s response to violence and Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke

By   /  August 18, 2014  /  National, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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By Ben Yount, Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
It’s been the story that has captured the nation’s attention and shown a spotlight on the issue of police militarization. Did the cops go too far in their response to protesters in Ferguson, Missouri?
Also, Matt Kittle has an interview with Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who was recently re-elected to [...]

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Nanny-stater of the week: Wisconsin towns fight repeal of bow ban

By   /  July 25, 2014  /  National, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

TAKE A SHOT: New rules in Wisconsin make it legal to use bows and crossbows in public spaces, but city officials in several places are looking to re-impose bans.

Robin Hood, Hawkeye and Katniss Everdeen would all be way less bad-ass if they lived in many towns throughout Wisconsin.

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Let us in! Wisconsin libertarians file complaint to get in debates

By   /  July 10, 2014  /  News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments


The Libertarian Party of Wisconsin says the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association provides illegal in-kind campaign contributions to candidates who qualify for its television debates.

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