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In a Pickle Over Regulations
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In a Pickle Over Regulations

Sizes of whole pickles are based on the diameter and the relationship of diameter to the count per gallon. Size designations, applicable counts, and diameters are outlined in Table II of this subpart. The diameter of a whole cucumber is the shortest diameter at the greatest circumference measured at right angles to the longitudinal axis of the cucumber…

01/31/2013
$15.1M Construction Project Halted for a Single Spider
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$15.1M Construction Project Halted for a Single Spider

San Antonio spokesman for the Texas Department of Transportation,  Josh Donat has said that a planned $15.1 million highway underpass project begun in April is now “highly unlikely...we’ve been asked to avoid further excavation if we can.” The project, which is currently underway will have to be halted. Why? Because of a spider. 

10/02/2012
Obama Administration - Regulating Businesses Into Submission
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Obama Administration - Regulating Businesses Into Submission

Regulations and red tape - a recovery's worst nightmare.During a meeting in December of 2008 between Barack Obama and a team of his top economic advisers, the President-elect told his group that "government should help facilitate private ventures by removing bureaucratic red tape."Now however, the ability of businesses and their owners to pull out of the economic doldrums it seems, is being hamstrung in part by the regulatory and red tape machine that is the Obama administration.  

09/17/2012
REINS Act: No Major Regulations without Congressional Approval
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REINS Act: No Major Regulations without Congressional Approval

Our Founding Fathers clearly understood that concentrated power is a threat to individual liberty. As a result, they created a system of checks and balances to ensure that no single branch of government has absolute power. John Adams stated that “it is by balancing each of these powers against the other two that the efforts in human nature toward tyranny can alone be checked and restrained, and any degree of freedom preserved in the Constitution.”

09/23/2010

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