The 108th Congress should
- complete the economic deregulation agenda, .focus
on substantive regulatory legislation, evaluate proposed
regulations against a broad range of standards in addition to
the benefit/cost standard,
- broaden the guarantee of just compensation to all property
owners who are mandated to provide a public benefit, and
- approve an omnibus regulatory reform act and a congressional
Office of Regulatory Analysis only if Congress reasserts its
authority to approve all final rules.
- The USDA is
debating the proper size of holes in Swiss cheese
WASHINGTON, DC -- Department of Agriculture bureaucrats are
trying to decide how big the holes in Swiss cheese should be
(no, that's not a joke) -- which proves once and for all that
the Washington, DC bureaucracy is an "out-of-control ... (Read
- Nutrition Summit
this week is the beginning of a 'War on Fatty Foods'
WASHINGTON, DC -- A National Nutrition Summit being held in
Washington, DC this week could mark the beginning of an effort
by the federal government to tax, regulate, or ban fatty foods
like Twinkies, cheeseburgers, and ice cream, the Libertarian ...
- Are Americans too
dumb to fry an egg? New egg warning label suggests we are
WASHINGTON, DC -- A new federal plan to require a
cigarette-style health warning on egg cartons -- that's right:
egg cartons! -- proves that government bureaucrats think
Americans are too dumb to boil an egg. And that's no yolk.
"The ... (Read
- Is this the
silliest federal regulation ever? NHTSA mandates seatbelts on
WASHINGTON, DC -- What's next: Airbags for zambonis? Seatbelts
for steamrollers? That's what Libertarians are asking after the
National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA)
announced last week that it will start requiring seatbelts,
windshields, turn signals, and rearview mirrors on ... (Read
- Are sweepstakes
contests really "deceptive"? Or do government lawyers
just think we're dumb?
WASHINGTON, DC -- Congratulations! You may already be a loser!
That's the message the Libertarian Party wants to send to
government lawyers who plan to prosecute Readers Digest over its
popular sweepstakes -- and who apparently "think that
Americans are ... (Read
- Health official apologizes after kids' lemonade stand shut down - Sacramento Bee
- We can all laugh at silly government regulations.
Until a government agent walks in your front door and tells you
- A lien has been put on your house
Your wages are being garnished
Your business will have to close for 120 days
be fined $10,000 per day
You are going to be locked in prison
with a sociopathic felon for one year.
- All for violating an arbitrary government regulation that
defies common sense and logic.
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