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Haupt’s Take: Local government is without representation

By   /  August 29, 2016  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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Are you keeping your eyes on your local government? Without an assertive citizenry, local officials can do as they please.

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Haupt’s Take: Obama-flation has hijacked your property taxes

By   /  August 29, 2016  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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The Fed’s easy money policies are contributing to that huge increase in your property taxes. Here’s how.

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Haupt’s Take: Free federal money costs local taxpayers

By   /  August 25, 2016  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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Taxpayers have been hurt by federal programs giving “free” money to local governments. Once the federal money runs out, guess who is stuck with the bill?

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Haupt’s Take: A man’s home is now the government’s castle

By   /  August 22, 2016  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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Rising property taxes show that to the taxman, your home is their castle, or at least their cash cow.

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This dumb law hurts law enforcement, fuels meth production

By   /  August 19, 2016  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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In an attempt to crack down on the production of meth, Tennessee passed legislation in 2014 limiting individuals from purchasing more than 5.76 grams of pseudoephedrine (about 40 tablets) in a 30-day span.

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Here’s why broadband expansion should not be part of new infrustructure spending

By   /  August 18, 2016  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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More money for broadband expansion? It is a waste of money, writes Dr. Michael Myers.

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