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Of Bunny Rabbits and Stupid Regulations

Eli Lehrer | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics
Eli Lehrer

A complex society probably needs some rules that are pretty complicated. Many of the most stupid rules probably aren't that harmful. Many regulations that are harmful aren't silly.

For Obama's Climate Plan, Devil Is In The Details

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 07.15.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Frustrated by a recalcitrant Congress, President Barack Obama has vowed to take climate change into his own hands. Now he has to deliver...

Stop the Regulation!

Job Creators Network | Posted 05.01.2012 | Business
Job Creators Network

We want businesses to feel confident enough to undertake new projects and hire new workers, not terrified of the bureaucratic traps that might lie around the corner.

Santorum's Grand Plan Easier Said Than Done

Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

By David Lawder WASHINGTON--Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum's vow to reverse all regulations enacted under President Barack Obama...

Elise Foley

Republican Bashes 'Stasi Troop' Lightbulb Regulations

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said Thursday that Democrats are taking away liberty and freedom with overreaching policies, like pushing for f...

Michael McAuliff

House Passes Bill Empowering Congress To Veto Executive Branch Rules

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bill that would give the controlling party of either chamber of Congress veto power over any major new regulation passed the House of ...

Republican Congressman Can't Prove Regulations He's Against

La Mesa Patch | Ken Stonr | Posted 11.14.2011 | Politics

Rep. Duncan D. Hunter on Monday called for deregulation, saying it’s “impossible” to keep up with rules on the city, state and federal levels....

Obama Approved Fewer Regulations Than Bush

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 12.26.2011 | Business

President Barack Obama has signed fewer regulations than President George W. Bush had at this point in his presidency, but it's putting a bigger dent ...

Review Of Obama Regulations Reveals Surprising Result

Bloomberg | Mark Drajem And Catherine Dodge | Posted 12.26.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama's "tsunami" of new government regulations looks more like a summer swell. Obama's White House has approved fewer regulations...

Anita Perry Blames Obama For Her Son Losing His Job

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

Anita Perry, the wife of Texas Gov. Rick Perry, said she sympathized with the unemployed Friday because her son resigned from his job at Deutsche Bank...

Sam Stein

White House Denies Report It's Considering Regulation Moratorium

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House is denying a report that President Obama is considering calling for a moratorium on regulations affecting the economy, s...

White House Moves Plan To Ax Hundreds Of Regulations

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration disclosed plans Tuesday to cut or roll back hundreds of federal regulations, including some that will stre...

Marcus Baram

House Committee Wants To Drop Proposal To Expand Offshore Drilling Oversight

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 09.11.2011 | Green

House Republicans want to drop one of the key components of the Interior Department's overhaul of the troubled agency responsible for oversight of off...

Marcus Baram

Inspector General Says SEC Routinely Exempts Companies From Rules Without Adequate Follow-up

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 08.30.2011 | Business

Companies are routinely exempted from the Securities and Exchange Commission's panoply of rules and regulations, as long as they meet certain conditio...

Marcus Baram

Boeing Charged Pentagon $71 For Pin That Costs 4 Cents

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics

Despite bipartisan outrage over Pentagon spending in the 1980s -- remember the $600 toilet seat? -- such contracting abuses continue to take place. ...

The Wake-Up Call: FDIC's Sheila Bair Says Regulators Need 'Political Courage'

Posted 07.26.2011 | Business

• Outgoing Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation chair Sheila Bair appears before the House Financial Services committee to discuss the agency's ro...

White House Unveiling Plan To Curb Business Regulations

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Oil spill prevention requirements will no longer apply to spilled milk. Gasoline pumps wouldn't need devices for trapping vapor pol...

Marcus Baram

SEC Cuts A Deal With Company Accused Of Bribery

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 07.17.2011 | Business

Welcome to "The Watchdog," which will keep a close eye on regulatory agencies and how their actions impact the lives of everyday Americans. Though the...

Marcus Baram

Watchdog: Nuclear Waste Storage Remains Risky, Continues To Vex Government

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 07.13.2011 | Green

Welcome to "The Watchdog," which will keep a close eye on regulatory agencies and how their actions impact the lives of everyday Americans. Though the...

Marcus Baram

Massey Blames Regulators For Losses, Gives Ex-CEO Lavish Retirement Package

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 06.21.2011 | Green

Welcome to "The Watchdog," which will keep a close eye on regulatory agencies and how their actions impact the lives of everyday Americans. Though the...

Marcus Baram

Rats On A Plane: Delta Warned About Rodents

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 06.20.2011 | Politics

Welcome to "The Watchdog," which will keep a close eye on regulatory agencies and how their actions impact the lives of everyday Americans. Though the...

Marcus Baram

Treasury Strikes Back At Wall Street Lobbyists, GOP Critics

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 06.19.2011 | Business

Welcome to "The Watchdog," which will keep a close eye on regulatory agencies and how their actions impact the lives of everyday Americans. Though the...

Marcus Baram

Fracking's Smoking Gun? 'Talking Points' Tell Salesmen How To Mislead Landowners

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 06.18.2011 | Green

Welcome to "The Watchdog," which will keep a close eye on regulatory agencies and how their actions impact the lives of everyday Americans. Though the...

Marcus Baram

Air Traffic Chief Resigns In Wake Of Sleeping Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

Welcome to "The Watchdog," which will keep a close eye on regulatory agencies and how their actions impact the lives of everyday Americans. Though the...

Marcus Baram

Arsenic Found In Baby Food, Raising Alarms

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 06.13.2011 | Home

Welcome to "The Watchdog," which will keep a close eye on regulatory agencies and how their actions impact the lives of everyday Americans. Though the...