Am I a bad owner for tying my dog up on my porch?

So my dog likes to sit outside on my porch sometimes. I cant just sit there, and watch her the whole times so I tie her up, set somewhat next to her, and leave the door open, while I go olay video games. I go, and check on her once in a while to make sure shes not strangling herself. My brother was over, and told... show more So my dog likes to sit outside on my porch sometimes. I cant just sit there, and watch her the whole times so I tie her up, set somewhat next to her, and leave the door open, while I go olay video games. I go, and check on her once in a while to make sure shes not strangling herself. My brother was over, and told me thatd neglect leaving a dog outside tied up. Now. Leaving a dog tied up outside all day I believe is neglect, but for just a couple hours while checking on her every 20 minutes or so?
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