Statements about Government regulation

Wisconsin’s laws "ranked the worst in the world for mining investment."

40 percent of U.S. gun sales "are occurring outside of" licensed gun dealers.  

In 2009, the FBI "referred more than 71,000" cases of people failing background checks when trying to buy a gun to another federal agency, "but U.S. attorneys ultimately prosecuted only 77 of them."

Says since Australia passed tough gun laws, "homicides by firearm have declined almost 60 percent."

Driving with a dog in your lap is dangerous, in part, because it could fly forward in a crash. "An 80-pound dog at only 30 mph packs a 2,400-pound punch."

"Washington, D.C., had some of the strictest gun laws in the country. And when they passed them, violence skyrocketed."

A Republican-sponsored Wisconsin mining bill "will take at least seven years to create jobs."  

"The governor does not have any power to veto a referendum [on same-sex marriage] that would be a constitutional amendment."

"The average age of first marijuana use is 12."

"Semi-automatic weapons, whether pistol or rifle, were designed for use by the military on the battlefield."

"Every day, 34 Americans are murdered with guns."

"Switzerland (where the government) issues every household a gun . . . has the lowest gun related crime rate of any civilized country in the world!!!"

Says George Washington said a free people should be armed to guard against government tyranny.

"Last year, handguns killed 48 people in Japan, 8 in Great Britain, 34 in Switzerland, 52 in Canada, 58 in Israel, 21 in Sweden, 42 in West Germany and 10,728 in the United States."

Says he first unveiled his new legislative agenda in Wisconsin, not in California as critics complain  

Says Delta Air Lines has "once again broken a promise they made to me and to the people of Memphis."

"Sheldon Whitehouse [got] a secret closed-door briefing, warning of the [2008 economic] crash."

Rhode Island has taken its federal Medicaid funding and shown it can run the program more cost-effectively than the federal government.

"There are more oil rigs in operation in the United States than the rest of the world combined."

Signs letter saying Consumer Product Safety Commission is acting "without consultation or input from the company" to stop the sale of Buckyballs.

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