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Peeling Back the ‘Cover of Darkness’
on Obama’s Regulatory Agenda

PJ Media, by Bill Straub

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 1/9/2013 4:39:10 PM

WASHINGTON – The Obama administration’s long-delayed laundry list of the federal regulations it intends to pursue this year, released under what one lawmaker described as the “cover of darkness,” looks to contain proposals that are more costly than those offered by the president’s immediate predecessors. If fully implemented, the regulatory agenda as it is popularly known could wind up costing the public $123.2 billion, according to an analysis by the American Action Forum, a conservative, Washington-based think tank. The 2,387 tenders also are projected to result in at least 13 million paperwork burden hours.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jalo1951, 1/9/2013 4:46:45 PM     (No. 9107625)

For God´s sake America, wake up! These morons are destroying us one day at a time. How do you convince the 51% that voted for this jocko that he is sending us down the rat hole to hell?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Bpl40, 1/9/2013 6:00:47 PM     (No. 9107773)

Unfortunately 50.5% are just looking for that free phone. Any Pied Piper can lure these rats and drown them...and the rest of us. Sad.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: hamrman, 1/9/2013 6:14:32 PM     (No. 9107792)

Evil regime!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: nonsense, 1/9/2013 6:44:31 PM     (No. 9107837)

Of course the cowardly egg-head Cass Sunstein (the most dangerous man in America) left before any of the regulatory damage could be pinned on him. He ran back to the faculty lounge at the far Left school of plagiarism, Harvard.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: tisHimself, 1/9/2013 7:01:32 PM     (No. 9107863)

And yet, to combat the message of unpopular expansive government that relieves us our liberties, the republicans nominated a liberal republican who as governor expanded government and ran away from the discussion about basic liberties under attack.

The time to have this discussion was a year ago.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: 4Justice, 1/9/2013 7:04:43 PM     (No. 9107872)

It is going to cost us a heck of a LOT more than that! It will cost us millions, maybe billions, and tons of jobs too. Businesses will go out of business, prices of everything will skyrocket, etc. It will destroy what is left of our economy.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: 4Justice, 1/9/2013 7:07:01 PM     (No. 9107875)

Oops! I meant billions more!!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: strike3, 1/9/2013 7:36:41 PM     (No. 9107916)

I hope the government is prepared to start tracking down the underground economy. No business will be able to survive under the new regulations and taxes if they play by the rules.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: TruthandJustice, 1/9/2013 8:19:35 PM     (No. 9107960)

Obama is a Communist...planting the seeds of revolution .. Exploding the virus of entitlements

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Reply 10 - Posted by: privateer, 1/10/2013 2:32:22 PM     (No. 9109343)

Why doesn´t the House, by party line vote, pass a bill stipulating that the funding of ANY new regulation not cost-accounted in detail in the regulatory agenda---AS PER LAW---will not be allocated until the following congressional year, or later, if the law is not followed. I guess that would take guts and brains, two attributes hard to locate in the House.

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