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Haupt’s Take on Inauguration Day: New Opportunities for America

By   /  January 17, 2017  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

By William Haupt III | Haupt’s Take “The greatness of America lies not in being more enlightened than any other nation, but rather in her ability to repair her faults.” (Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, February 1835) Abraham Lincoln used the occasion to speak of “the better angels of our nature.” FDR used it […]

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Haupt’s Take: Revealing the new progressive manifesto

By   /  January 10, 2017  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

By William Haupt III | Haupt’s Take “Under republican capitalism every man has an equal right to extract as much opportunity from the free market as he can, which is exactly the opposite of modern day progressivism.” (Hansen Birch) The Communist Manifesto written by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels elucidates the conception of working class […]

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Haupt’s Take: One New Year’s Resolution is Enough

By   /  December 30, 2016  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

By William Haupt III | Haupt’s Take “One resolution in particular I will formulate is a rule which says that for every one new regulation, two old regulations must be eliminated.” (Donald Trump) This is an optimistic time of year as most everyone makes New Year’s resolutions. And few of these are ever kept. Why? […]

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Marijuana legalization in California is more complicated than you might think

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

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California’s marijuana legalization doesn’t override local bands on sales of cultivation of the drug.

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Haupt’s Take: Christmas from Communism to Capitalism

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

By William Haupt III | Haupt’s Take “No matter where you are Christmas is not just about celebrating. Rich or poor, religious or not, Christmas isn’t just a season. Christmas is in your heart. It’s in your feelings.” (Ellen Elder) World War II altered the social structure of the world forever. Before the ink had […]

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Little Rock taxi monopoly faces opposition

By   /  December 16, 2016  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

Institute for Justice

Last week, transportation freedom scored a major victory in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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