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$518 Billion in Regulations Since Obama Took Office

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posted on Jan, 16 2013 @ 08:45 AM
Control Control Control... These regulations have absolutely nothing to do with the well being of our nation and its citizens. Just look at the sweeping rule making authority granted to agencies such as the EPA and HHS. All of this authority is designed and implemented to sidestep congress and the voice of the people who elected them.

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Despite Obama's promise to cut unnecessary regulations, his administration issued $236.7 billion in new rules in 2012.

According to a report by the American Action Forum, headed by former Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Holtz-Eakin, the direct costs of the regulations force American businesses to waste 87 million man-hours to fill out regulatory paperwork.

Just ask a small commercial farmer about the paperwork required by the EPA. All time spent pushing paper that should be spent out in the fields or pastures....

Just more PROOF that you cannot believe a word Obama ever says. Judge him by his actions. Nearly half the cost of all regulations were piled on in 2012 alone. What will the next 4 years hold for this nation? This is exactly how a tyrant breaks the backs of the working people and the free enterprise market system that made this nation so great.

Do as I say not as I do...

Adding Obama's 2012 regulatory costs to that of the rest of his first term adds up to a total of $518 billion in new costs forced onto an already anemic economic recovery.

This onslaught of new regulations comes even after Obama was celebrated for claiming he was going to be the regulation-cutting president.

Indeed, in 2011, Obama released a plan claiming he would cut regulations and reduce the burden on the business sector. Not long after, Obama operative Cass Sunstein praised Obama, claiming that his plan would work "to eliminate unjustified regulatory costs and to reduce burdens." Sunstein went on to say that Obama had done more to cut government red tape than any president in recent history.

Clearly no one was paying attention to these regulations during our last election cycle. Thank the MSM drones for that...

Welcome to our Regulation Nanny Nation

edit on 16-1-2013 by jibeho because: (no reason given)


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