Katie Pavlich

In the age when government bureaucrats are shutting down lemonade stands and hassling five-year-old kids for selling the classic American drink without a permit, it is worth your time to watch John Stossel's latest special, "Illegal Everything." Stossel's report brings up an important aspect of government regulation that we often forget: endless amounts of local regulations. Local city and county regulations often times have a much greater negative impact on people trying to start businesses than federal government regulations.

Katie Pavlich

Katie Pavlich is the Editor at Townhall.com. Follow her on Twitter @katiepavlich. She is a New York Times Best Selling author. Her new book Assault and Flattery: The Truth About the Left and Their War on Women, will be published on July 8, 2014.

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