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Watchdog Radio: And a Merry Christmas to you too, Cuba (and North Korea, too)

By   /  December 22, 2014  /  National, News, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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By Eric Boehm, Matt Kittle
It’s the last edition of Watchdog Radio before Christmas, and we’ve got the lists of who has been nice and who has been naughty.
At the top of the “naughty” list this week is North Korea, who (with an assist from the cowards at Sony Pictures) managed to prevent the release of […]

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Program provides alternative path for putting teachers in Milwaukee classrooms

By   /  December 17, 2014  /  Education, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Most people wouldn’t consider working harder for less money to be a good career move.

Jason Brazil is an exception.

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Watchdog Radio: Torture, Gruber and the Cromnibus (oh my)

By   /  December 15, 2014  /  National, Watchdog Radio  /  No Comments

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By Eric Boehm and Matt Kittle | Watchdog.org
It was a big week in the nation’s capital, beginning with the release of the U.S. Senate’s report on torture conducted by the CIA and ending with the passage of the so-called “Cromnibus” spending bill that will keep the federal government from shutting down.
But it was also a […]

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State lawmakers look to shift power away from Washington

By   /  December 10, 2014  /  Abuse of power, Congress, Florida, Government Regulation, Illinois, National, News, State Government, Transparency, Virginia  /  No Comments

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A movement is afoot from state lawmakers who believe the federal government has amassed far too much power, to the detriment of state authority and autonomy.

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HOPE Christian Schools continue to grow

By   /  December 5, 2014  /  Education, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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By Paul Brennan | Watchdog.org
MILWAUKEE, Wis. — The joyful voices of a student choir filled the new gymnasium of HOPE Christian School Prima’s campus at the beginning of Wednesday’s dedication ceremony for the school’s new expansion.
The song emphasized that the students could go far if they just kept striving.
It was an appropriate selection for the […]

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Milwaukee charter school wins national family learning grant

By   /  November 26, 2014  /  Education, News, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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Kia Green was impressed by the large number of parents who came to a special meeting at Milwaukee Environmental Sciences Charter School on a bitterly cold November night.

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