Statements about Government regulation

"When Congressman Langevin took office, gas was around $1.70 per gallon, and now it is near $4 per gallon."

U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse "rewarded Wall Street executives with millions in bonuses."

Rhode Island has "the most burdensome level of health-insurance mandates in the nation."

"No one in Rhode Island -- not just children, no one in Rhode Island -- should eat more than one serving of freshwater fish caught in our state each month."

Decriminalizing marijuana "will save the state anywhere from $4 (million) to $11 million dollars."

The polls "show over half of Americans identify themselves as being pro-life."

"In 1790, the first Congress, which was packed with framers, required all ship owners to provide medical insurance for seamen; in 1798, Congress also required seamen to buy hospital insurance for themselves. In 1792, Congress enacted a law mandating that all able-bodied citizens obtain a firearm."

"Our tax code is . . . 80,000 pages."

"Hydrogen sulfide . . . [was] used in the genocide of Jews in Germany. "

"Rhode Island is leading our nation in foreclosures."

"Minimum wage = $16,000/year CEO-Goldman Sachs (Lloyd Blankfein) $16,000/Hour."

"The studies have shown us that [drug testing for welfare recipients] will be saving us money"

"There are 30,000 people that have been killed with seat belts."

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