Regulation (page 291)

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    Those job-creating federal regulations

    You’ve hard all about job-killing regulations. Bloomberg Businessweek isn’t buying it. Government regulations do kill jobs, often by the thousands. Although it’s too early to tell how many layoffs may result from health-care and Wall Street reforms, there is a body of research going…
    Mitch Kokai, February 14, 2012
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Sara Burrows reports for Carolina Journal Online about a Hoke County preschooler forced to eat chicken nuggets because a government worker decided her home-prepared lunch wasn’t nutritious. John Hood’s Daily Journal provides some facts to battle the rhetoric about tax “fairness.”…
    Mitch Kokai, February 14, 2012
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    Restricting felons’ access to firearms

    Few of us would argue that a violent felon should have access to a gun. But what about a nonviolent ex-felon who’s served his time? What if the ex-felon’s crime was conducting a beach bingo game with a prize larger than $50? Attorney Dan Hardway explored questions like these as…
    Mitch Kokai, February 13, 2012
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    Anyone else tired of Mrs. Obama’s eat more veggies campaign?

    Don Boudreaux exposes the difference between Mrs. Obama’s preaching about eating more vegetables and Mr. Obama’s subsidies to remain fat in this letter to the New York Times. Here’s a letter to the New York Times: Many of my friends wonder why I’m annoyed by Michelle Obama’s constant…
    Michael Sanera, February 13, 2012
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    David Bass reports for Carolina Journal Online that the Obama administration’s new contraception mandate would supersede a state law that has generated little controversy. John Hood’s Daily Journal probes the real state budget, which is more than twice as large as the budget typically discussed in…
    Mitch Kokai, February 13, 2012
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    Government Hypocrisy, but I repeat myself

    Obama, Holder and state attorneys general take banks to the cleaners and don’t even mention government complicity in the housing crisis. The leaders of the Fed, Fannie, and Freddie along with Barney Frank are the ones who should be in jail for this crisis. I guess it too much to…
    Michael Sanera, February 9, 2012
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    Heritage Foundation notes the religious anger over Obama’s attack on Catholics

    The Heritage Foundation notes here the growing anger expressed by religious groups over Obamacare regulations that violate the First Amendment protection of religious freedom. I am happy to say that my church, Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, has joined the fight. It is a rare moment indeed when faith denominations…
    Michael Sanera, February 9, 2012
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    Obama Administration: No to Oil Shale

    The Obama Administration has already blocked a significant amount of offshore drilling and rejected the Keystone XL pipeline permit. Now, as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for 21st Century Energy explains: “Development of oil shale has the potential to virtually eliminate America’s need to import oil and create…
    Daren Bakst, February 8, 2012