Statements about Government regulation

The Bundy Ranch deal is all about Nevada Sen. Harry Reid "using federal violence to take people’s land in his state so he can package it to re-sell it to the Chinese."

"Pregnant women who stand for five to six hours at a time increase their risk of pre-term pregnancy by 80 percent."

A recent Gallup poll found that 72 percent of Americans and 56 percent of Democrats "say the biggest threat to our nation's security is big government."

"By a two-to-one margin, Rhode Islanders want to ban assault weapons and we have a very small percentage of gun owners in this state, less than 13 percent."

You can buy lobster with food stamps.

Even though Chicago has "the most stringent gun laws on the books," it still "has the highest murder rate" in the country.

Says President Barack Obama has issued upwards of 1,000 executive orders, more than any modern president.

"Recently, Florida has successfully reduced the environmental permitting time down to just two days."

Deer baiting, planned for Block Island by DEM, is illegal in Rhode Island.

Passing a federal firearms "background check through the NICS database . . . typically takes 90 seconds."

Rhode Island's unemployment insurance system "is the most expensive such system in the country."

"We have created new jobs here in Cranston -- more than 1,000."

Common Core "is not from the federal government," they "do not have their fingerprints on this thing at all."

Gov. Lincoln Chafee has imposed "a mandatory abortion fee" on all Rhode Islanders who buy health insurance through the state’s Obamacare exchange.

All members of Congress are required to be in Obamacare, but Obama and members of his administration "have their own gold-plated health care plans that they're in."  

"Ninety six percent of employers in the Granite State are considered small businesses."

Domestic violence "is seen as a pre-existing" health condition and "women had to pay 50 percent more for health care because of gender ratings," but under Obamacare, "all of that is over."  

"You have to get a license to fish on our beaches."

"Minnesota is kicking butt relative to Wisconsin on everything from employment and job creation to school test scores, educated work force and a host of other factors and rankings"

Americans spend more than $160 billion and 6 billion hours per year complying with the tax code.

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