Statements about Government regulation
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."
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."
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