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Will Durst: Phone Zombies

In which our intrepid correspondent waxes poetic on his love hate relationship with a piece of technology. Now read this:House Passes Bill Legalizing Phone Unlocking (Feb 26, 2014) Bill Gates To Step Down As Microsoft Chairman (Feb 4, 2014) New iPhone For June Release (Jan 21, 2014) You Can Now Use The Internet To Brush […]

CNN Hounds Liberal Senator Over Twitter Jab at Bergdahl Critics

CNN's Michaela Pereira surprisingly went after Democratic Senator Chris Murphy on Thursday's This Hour for his Tweet that ripped the critics of the release of five Taliban leaders for Bowe Bergdahl's safe return as "Obama haters" who...Show More Summary

‘Are these kind of armed pre-dawn raids standard operating procedure?’

Part 76 of 76 in the series Wisconsin’s Secret War By M.D. Kittle | Wisconsin Reporter MADISON, Wis. — John Chisholm, the Milwaukee County District Attorney and Democrat who launched a secret John Doe investigation into conservatives nearly three years ago, suggests prosecutor-sought raids on the homes of targets may well just be a figment...

CNN's Lemon Spars with Ben Carson Over ObamaCare/Slavery Remarks; V.A. Scandal

On Tuesday's CNN Tonight, Don Lemon hounded conservative author Dr. Ben Carson over his October 2013 likening of ObamaCare to slavery and his recent blunt remarks about the V.A. scandal. Lemon acted as an apologist for the PresidentShow More Summary

Is your school really as good as you think?

By Benjamin Yount | Watchdog Radio One of the reasons to move to the suburbs, is ostensibly, good schools. But a new study by the Pacific Research Institute says parents with big suburban homes (and big suburban mortgages), may not be getting what they’re paying for. Plus, Watchdog Radio asks the real question about the...

Midday open thread: ADP says 179,000 private jobs created in May, Arctic sea ice 3rd lowest for May

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today's comic by Matt Bors is How to draw President Obama: These Daily Kos community posts were the most shared on Facebook June 3: New silent wind turbine could generate half of a homes electric needs, says company The Archimedes, by...Show More Summary

The broke rescuing the broke: Plan to renovate Richmond park could be flawed, costly

COOLER TIMES: A pedestrian walks through Monroe Park in Richmond as a snow storm gets cranking. The city leases Monroe Park to cash-strapped nonprofit created for the park’s renovation. By Kaitlyn Speer | Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Richmond’s Monroe Park seems to be the park everyone says they want to keep, but nobody...

Smile Madisonians: You’re on not-so-candid government cameras

By Adam Tobias | Wisconsin Reporter MADISON, Wis. — Beware all you prostitutes, pimps and drug dealers: Madison is watching you. You too, jaywalking suburban mom with children in tow. WHO’S WATCHING YOU?: The city of Madison has installed nearly 40 cameras throughout the city for the public to monitor traffic in real time, but...

Top 5 poems, Dr. Seuss-style, about waste, fraud and abuse in Tennessee

By Chris Butler | Tennessee Watchdog NASHVILLE — Judging by the poetry on the bathroom walls of Nashville’s Tennessee Tower, one might assume Dr. Seuss faked his own death and got a job with the state government. No, this isn’t a story about bathroom graffiti. A consistently reliable source has provided Tennessee Watchdog with evidence...

Podcast: The Troubling Revolving Door Between the US Government & Human Rights Watch

While the prominent human rights organization, Human Rights Watch (HRW), engages in some excellent work, especially on drones and autonomous killer robots, there are agendas pursued by the organization in certain countries that appear to conflict with their commitment to advancing human rights.

Get ready to pay more for electricity, new EPA rules coming

By Benjamin Yount | Watchdog Radio If you plug in your phone or turn on your air conditioner, the price you pay will likely go up as the EPA looks to set new rules on the nation’s power suppliers. The latest edition of Watchdog Radio looks at the high cost of new electric rules, plus...

Will Durst: Kochocracy

In which our intrepid correspondent gets a bit wound up. Now read this:New Book Tells Koch Brothers’ Secrets (May 17, 2014) Al Gore Explains Climate Change Denial. It’s Very Simple (May 13, 2014) Harry Reid: Koch Bros Are ‘Main Causes’ Of Climate Change (May 7, 2014) Koch Bros Finally Find Tax They Support–On Solar Energy […]

Faith Leaders Pressure GOP States To Expand Medicaid: ‘This Is A Moral Issue’

"One thing that is clear in the Bible is that Jesus was in the health care business." The post Faith Leaders Pressure GOP States To Expand Medicaid: ‘This Is A Moral Issue’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Wisconsin Reporter Adam Tobas appears on Vicki McKenna’s radio how

http://watchdog.org/wp-content/blogs.dir/1/files/2014/05/brian_schimming_joins_vicki_fo_0_1400868244.mp3 Reporter Adam Tobas speaks with Vicki McKenna to discuss a liberal group that is funded by dark money lecturing reporters on conservative groups using dark money.

New food labels won’t make you thinner

By Benjamin Yount | Watchdog Radio The federal government can require new food labels all it wants, but one expert says the new labels will not help anyone lose weight. Watchdog Radio’s Eric Boehm looks at why some cities are having trouble turning off their red light cameras. And we look at the real reason...

The Hinderaker-Ward Experience, Episode 71: The Bold and the Beautiful

(John Hinderaker) Last night Brian Ward and I recorded Episode 71 of the Hinderaker-Ward Experience. We talked about the news of the day, including Memorial Day, the VA scandal and what it tells us about government medicine, Barack Obama...Show More Summary

Will Durst: Welcome To The Real World

In which our intrepid correspondent offers up some unsolicited advice which may very well come in handy. Or not.

Should Voting be Compulsory? (Sky News), Sean Gabb

http://www.libertarian.co.uk/multimedia/2014-05-26-compulsoryvoting-sig.mp3 On Monday the 26th May 2014, Sean Gabb, Director of the Libertarian Alliance, took part in a Sky News debate on compulsory voting. Chaired by Kay Burley, he was opposing a proposal put by Suzy Boniface. Sean made these … Continue reading ?

Recital at the Guild of Musicians and Singers, 17 May 2014

Recital at the Guild of Musicians and Singers, 17 May 2014 May 22, 2014 by johnkersey Recital at the 41st General Meeting of the Guild of Musicians and Singers, 17 May 2014 John Kersey, piano RDR CD103 Audio samples: Faure: Barcarolle … Continue reading ?

Andrea Mitchell Ignores Facts, Derrides Republicans for Attempt to Reform School Lunch Standards

On the May 22 edition of MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell Reports, Mitchell spent over 3 minutes interviewing the executive director of the Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign, Sam Kass, and blasting House Republicans for attempting to “roll...Show More Summary

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