Statements about Government regulation
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."
Says President Barack Obama has issued upwards of 1,000 executive orders, more than any modern president.
Says new Medicare billing guidelines "have nine codes for (injuries by) turkeys."
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."
"We have no regulation of drones in the United States in their commercial use."
Says since Australia passed tough gun laws, "homicides by firearm have declined almost 60 percent."
"Washington, D.C., had some of the strictest gun laws in the country. And when they passed them, violence skyrocketed."
The Obama administration "even proposed banning farm kids from doing basic chores!"
"A Gallup report recently said that nearly 50 percent of small business owners aren't hiring because of what they call ‘regulatory uncertainty.’"
Says Dow Chemical decided to build a plant in Saudi Arabia rather than Oklahoma due to the impact of environmental regulations on the supply of natural gas.
Says he eliminated an EPA rule that treated spilled milk like it was oil.
Says President Barack Obama "is a socialist."
The EPA was asked about an environmental citation for the city landfill in Nashua, N.H. but "didn’t know" why it was cited.
Says Apple CEO Steve Jobs told President Obama that the company moved factories to China because it needed 30,000 engineers.
Under energy efficiency legislation sponsored by U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, "federal bureaucrats could take over the local building code enforcement in your city if so-called ‘green mandates’ are not complied with quickly enough."
"What I have done -- and this is unprecedented ... is I've said to each agency ... 'look at regulations that are already on the books and if they don't make sense, let's get rid of them.'"
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