John Stossel's Illegal Everything

Katie Pavlich
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Posted: Feb 27, 2012 2:10 PM

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.