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Central Government Approaching Critical Mass

By Dr. Terry Wallace | West Virginia Watchdog After years of enrichment, our Central Government is very close to achieving critical power mass and triggering the equivalent of an irreversible nuclear reaction that will permanently lower the trajectory of the American way of life and the individual freedom we enjoy. The give-and-take constitutional balance and rule of law within the ...
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Central Government Approaching Critical Mass

By WV Watchdog on December 2, 2013
By Dr. Terry Wallace | West Virginia Watchdog After years of enrichment, our Central Government is very close to achieving critical power mass and triggering the equivalent of an irreversible nuclear reaction that will permanently lower the trajectory of the American way of life and the individual freedom we enjoy. The give-and-take constitutional balance and rule of [...]Read More>>

President Ignoring the Economic Harm of Power Plant Regulation

By WV Watchdog on August 15, 2013
By Amy Purpura | West Virginia Watchdog In Pres. Obama’s recent speech on June 25, 2013, he directed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to finalize rules that would limit the amount of carbon dioxide released by power plants. Because coal-fired plants release the largest amount of carbon dioxide, coal-related businesses will experience the greatest harm once [...]Read More>>

Understanding Rights after Salinas v. Texas

By WV Watchdog on July 16, 2013
By Amy Purpura | West Virginia Watchdog Last week, our nation celebrated it’s Independence Day, commemorating the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. However, to some, this celebration felt bittersweet, given how far our nation has gone astray from the values set forth in the Declaration, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. Indeed, [...]Read More>>

America is in a World War

By WV Watchdog on July 16, 2013
By Dr. Terry Wallace | West Virginia Watchdog The United States is at war with the rest of the world and our central government has barely mentioned it to us. We have no plan for winning the war, and even worse, we are losing battle after battle and things are going rapidly downhill. Communicating in newspeak, the central government [...]Read More>>

Giving WV Racetrack-Casinos Power over their Business

By WV Watchdog on March 26, 2013
By Amy Purpura | West Virginia Watchdog Ever since Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Maryland passed laws legalizing slot machines and table gaming, racetrack-casinos in WV worried that this increased competition would attract fewer customers to the state. While this worry has proven accurate, especially for the two racetrack-casinos in the northern panhandle, state regulations from Charleston have [...]Read More>>

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Dr. Terry Wallace Recognized by the Time to Succeed Coalition

By WV Watchdog on January 29, 2013
By Amy Purpura | West Virginia Watchdog Earlier this month, we ran an OPED written by Dr. Terry Wallace titled “Time for Increasing Student Performance” that has received recognition by the Time to Succeed Coalition. In the article, he mentions the need to increase quality time on task during instruction in order to increase student performance [...]Read More>>

Back Again

By WV Watchdog on September 10, 2012
We’ve been away for a while with no new updates, but now expect to see more recent news stories being followed by WV Watchdog. I’ve been working with the Public Policy Foundation of West Virginia all summer as a researcher in the Charles G. Koch Summer Fellowship Program. As a graduate from WVU this past [...]Read More>>

WatchBlog: One editor says goodbye and introduces the new editor

By WV Watchdog on February 21, 2012
CHARLESTON — Change is always a necessary thing, though it’s rarely something that comes easy. In this case, I have the sad duty of saying goodbye and and the proud duty to introduce my successor. I was hired by the Public Policy Foundation of West Virginia in April of 2009 to help mold a journalism and [...]Read More>>

WatchBlog: WV Watchdog editor chosen as one of The State Journal’s Generation Next 2012

By WV Watchdog on February 17, 2012
CHARLESTON — Steven Allen Adams, the managing editor for West Virginia Watchdog for the last 2 1/2 years was recently chosen as one of The State Journal’s Generation Next: Forty Under 40. Steven Allen Adams has made a name for himself by keeping a close eye on the political players of West Virginia. As editor-in-chief of West [...]Read More>>

WatchBlog: First Amendment protects bloggers, too

By WV Watchdog on February 17, 2012
By Jason Stverak | For the Washington Examiner WASHINGTON, D.C. — This past December, federal judge Marco Hernandez of Oregon issued a ruling in the libel trial of Obsidian Finance Group v. Cox that has dangerous First Amendment implications. Hernandez ruled that blogger Crystal Cox was not entitled to the same protection under media shield laws that [...]Read More>>

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