Haupt’s Take: The do nothing Congress continues to do nothing

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

By William Haupt III | Haupt’s Take “No man’s life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session.” (Gideon Tucker) Harry Truman an ardent defender of Roosevelt’s New Deal programs entered the national limelight during World War II as the head of a Senate committee investigating defense spending. He was praised for […]

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Haupt’s Take: Reaganomics and Trumpnomics vs. Obamanomics

By   /  April 3, 2017  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

By William Haupt III | Haupt’s Take “The truth of the matter is that stimulus money not only doesn’t stimulate; it actually reduces output.” (Dr. Arthur Laffer, Chief Economic Advisor for President Ronald Reagan) When President Reagan entered office in 1981, he faced a lugubrious economy. According to Bloomberg, the recession of 2009 was the […]

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Haupt’s Take: Will Obamacare ever go away?

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

By William Haupt III | Haupt’s Take “Socialized medicine is the keystone to the arch of the Socialized State.”  (Vladimir Lenin) The Social Transformation of American Medicine by sociologist Paul Starr depicts the rise of our sovereign medical profession and how it became such a vast enterprise. He claims the autonomy of our medical professionals has […]

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Haupt’s Take: When the going gets tough, the tough get going

By   /  March 20, 2017  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

By William Haupt III | Haupt’s Take “I got something to tell you, I got something to say. I’m gonna put this dream in motion, Never let nothing stand in my way. When the going gets tough, The tough get going.” (Billy Ocean) Most all of us have heard the 1985 song, When The Going […]

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Haupt’s Take: Trans-U.S. migration, a double-edged sword

By   /  March 13, 2017  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

By William Haupt III | Haupt’s Take “There’s noting wrong with being a loser, if your cause is just and your heart is your weapon.” (Paul Newlen) The expression “The South shall rise again” is one that everyone has heard. This is not only in the southern states but throughout the entire nation. It has […]

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Haupt’s Take: The people, the makers of law

By   /  March 7, 2017  /  Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

Although we do not have direct democracy in our republic, we have it in over 50 percent of our states.

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