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No Regulation? No Problem

Sean245 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 9:01 AM
Exactly, we are living in a Kafka style bureaucratic labyrinth where even unelected agencies are enacting laws. Obama knows this and feeds the fire; if government is too complicated than the rule of law can be applied selectively and cut both ways. Our “leaders” will never repeal laws because the more we have the less we understand and the more we need them.

In the short time since President Obama was re-elected, government has issued hundreds of new regulations. The bureaucrats never stop. There are now more than 170,000 pages of federal regulations.

President Obama wants still more rules. Cheering on increased financial regulation, he said, "We've got to keep moving forward." To the president, and probably most Americans, "forward" means passing more laws.

It is scary to think about a world without regulation. Intuition leads us to think that without government we'd be victims of fraud, as I explain in my latest book, "No, They Can't!" But our...