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I don’t really care about the plausibility of grand gov’t schemes. If it’s not their job, it’s not their job. Period. @ 06.08.2012 ~tdv

Pondering on the success or failure of this or that gov’t program, let’s remember that it’s probably not their place in the first place. @ 06.08.2012 ~tdv

There ought to be a law against “there ought to be a law”. @ 06.08.2012 ~tdv

Obama launched 3,611 new regulations, 106 of them “major”, meaning EACH COST ECONOMY OVER $100 MIL/YR @ 06.08.2012
Ref: Is Obama Turning the Economy Around? By William Beach, 06.08.2012 

From 1996 to 1999: 15,286 new Federal Regulations. Of these, 222 classified “major”rules @ 06.08.2012
In 1998, the Code of Federal Regulations ~ 134,723 pgs, 201 vols., 19 feet of shelf space. In 1970, the CFR only 54,834 pgs.  @ 06.08.2012
Ref: Federal Regulations; The Laws Behind the Acts of Congress

4,450+ federals crimes as of 2007 ~ 3,000 in early 80’s  @ 06.08.2012
Ref: Revisiting the Explosive Growth of Federal Crimes by John Baker 06.16.2008

ABA says number of crimes uncountable. @ 06.07.2012
Ref: Complex Societies Need Simple Laws, by John Stossel, 03.15.2012

Update 06.16.2012:
Related: Charlie Leonard: Inalienable Rights; There ought to be a law against making so many laws 06.14.2012 The Aspen Times ~via GunnyG 

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