William Haupt III is a retired professional journalist, citizen legislator in California for 40 plus years, and author. He got his start working to approve prop 13.

Haupt: Abandoning the gold standard created legalized theft

By   /  August 14, 2017  /  Colorado, Commentary, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, Opinion, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“The gold standard kept us honest and forced us to control out of control spending.” – Lane Brody  Alan Greenspan told us, “Gold is a good place to put money, given its value as a currency outside of the policies conducted by governments.” This basic truism certifies that money has emerged by evolution from the […]

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Haupt: America and the Roman Empire’s political downfall

By   /  August 7, 2017  /  Colorado, Commentary, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, Opinion, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“At the height of its mastery, Rome was the pulsing heart of the earth. The day the empire fell the world learned even the most stalwart empires can fail if avarice replaces prudence.” – Solon Greco There is not a continent on this planet where one cannot unearth the fallen ruins and silent stories of […]

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Haupt: No confidence in the political class

By   /  August 1, 2017  /  Colorado, Commentary, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, Opinion, Pennsylvania, Uncategorized, Virginia, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

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“There is no act of treachery, infidelity, or avarice of which a politician is not capable; for in politics it’s every man for himself to remain in the graces of the political party.” – Marty Blunt The Articles of Confederation was a noble attempt at creating a central government in the colonies. But it was […]

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Haupt: America needs group of Tom Paines to take government back from elites

By   /  July 24, 2017  /  Colorado, Commentary, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, Opinion, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“Of more worth is one honest man to society and in the sight of God, than all the crowned ruffians that ever lived.” – Thomas Paine, Common Sense, January 10, 1776 The year was 1776 and the time had come for Americans to assert their independence from the British. This was the topic of contentious […]

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Haupt: Injustice anywhere is injustice everywhere

By   /  July 18, 2017  /  Colorado, Commentary, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio, Opinion, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Wisconsin  /  No Comments

“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” – Francis Bellamy Those that crossed the Mason-Dixon Line to work in the Civil Rights Movement were shocked to experience denial of justice and […]

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Loyalty begins at home

By   /  July 11, 2017  /  Opinion  /  No Comments

“Without loyalty there is no family. Without loyalty there is no friendship. Without loyalty there is no commitment to community or country. Without loyalty we have a Godless society.” –Thomas More When the first 102 English Separatists arrived at the shores of Plymouth aboard the Mayflower it was the most eventful day in our history. […]

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