Statements about Government regulation
"Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, U.S. health care spending grew at 3.9 percent for the last three years, the lowest growth rate in over 50 years."
"We need to pass a carbon tax to stop climate change. Break up the Wall Street banks. And stop the government spying on innocent Americans. Cory Booker doesn’t support any of these ideas."
"Ohioans can expect to pay up to 41 percent more for their insurance premiums when Obamacare takes effect next year."
Says the U.S. Postal Service has taken no taxpayer aid since 1971, funds operations entirely from the sale of stamps and related products and makes an "operational profit year after year."
A provision of the Senate immigration bill would require you to have government permission to get a second job.
"We have no idea what is contained in [electronic cigarette] vapor."
Says New York has ‘bureaucrats telling you whether you can even drink a Big Gulp.’
An 11-year-old girl was investigated by the FBI and had to pay a $500 federal criminal fine "because she found an injured woodpecker and put it in a cage to make sure that the bird was OK."
"The State of Wisconsin thinks you should have to" wash your hands "at least 28 times to make one peanut butter-and-jelly sandwich."
Proposed gun control legislation "will outlaw practically every firearm, make you pay $100 per firearm, put you into a police database" and make it "nearly impossible" to get a permit to carry a concealed weapon.
Says new Medicare billing guidelines "have nine codes for (injuries by) turkeys."
"In Rhode Island, 28 percent of adults released from state prisons are re-incarcerated within a year."
A new law "requires the USDA to approve the harvest and sale of crops from genetically modified seed even if a court has ruled against the crop as being dangerous to public safety or the environment."
"We have a federal government that thinks they have the authority to regulate our toilet seats."
"Scientists tell us that we could have a cure in 10 years for Alzheimer's" were it not for "overzealous regulators, excessive taxation and greedy litigators."
"Taxes and fees amount to about 20 percent of a typical $300 round-trip domestic ticket. That’s higher than taxes on products like alcohol, tobacco and firearms."
Says indoor workers get "less UV than outdoor workers, but they get more melanomas."
"We have no regulation of drones in the United States in their commercial use."
Two-thirds of Wisconsinites receiving unemployment checks "are not required to search for work due to current work search exemptions."
Employers and schools have no right to conduct "surveillance of a dorm room or a worker’s cubicle."
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