Skip to comments.Obama administration added $9.5 billion in new regulations last month
Posted on 08/23/2011 3:23:00 PM PDT by tobyhill
Aren't you glad that Obama is once again going to "pivot" and focus on jobs now?
He might want to start by reigning in his runaway bureaucracy who are more concerned about carving out fiefdoms than in getting out of the way of job creation:
While Congress was focused on increasing the debt limit and giving Americans the impression that they were actually working towards reducing our debt (which didn't happen), President Obama and his administration quietly piled on $9.5 billion worth of regulations to job creators...in just one month!
"While Washington and Americans have been focused on the debt ceiling, the Obama administration has continued to roll our more crushing red tape," a spokesperson for Senator John Barrasso (R-WY) said.
The new regulatory costs include 229 new rules and the finalization of an additional 379 rules, the majority of which came from (no surprise) the EPA, the new healthcare takeover law, and the Dodd-Frank financial takeover law.
So as President Obama and his liberal allies complained that enough wasn't being done to stimulate job growth during the debt debate, we find out that they were actually working to make it even harder to create jobs. The President has also indicated - for the Nth time - that he will now "pivot" towards creating jobs.
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So much for the $10 billion in regulation cuts he was to announce in a week.
its not just him, its also those liberal allies.
By federal law, no regulation can be adopted unless its benefits exceed its costs. Thus, the sad unstated part of this news story is that Obama delusionally believes these new regs are conferring at least $9.5 billion in benefits. Thus, he and his ilk will have a proclivity to ignore the costs and instead focus on the $9.5 in “benefits” generously provided to us by Dear Leader.
Seems that nobody is awake in Congress and the one is doing everything he wants with no opposition what so ever. Where are the republicans - for immigration and now that???
White House unveils plans to trim regs, save at least $10 billion
Now we know what caused the earthquake in DC today...too many marxist bills, executive orders and regulations. The city and entire country is sinking under the weight of it all!
Accounting gimmicks. First he runs up the numbers..then comes sailing in to ‘trim costs’. Did the same thing with cutting costs in government agency spending recently. It’s all BS!
I owe the IRS $1,600 for failing to file a piece of paper. For a business that lost money for the filing year. For a business entity that has two members- my wife and me. That’s justice, I’ll tell ya!
Idiot 0bambi Divots on jobs.
The new regulations at $9.5 billion came in one month but the “cuts” of $10 billion is spread out over 5 years.
Not bad for one month.
The second administrative assistant to the undersecretary of staff of the permanent supervisor of administrative assistants to the Chief Secretary of Administrative Affairs will write a memo explaining everything to everyone regarding all 608 new and semi-new rules.
Who to arrest, who to fine, which fees to charge, who to tax, etc.
Yea, all that will end the depression, huh?
We damn sure can not survive another PRIC or RINO even if they "can beat little bammy."
There is gonna be a LOT of shi+ to shovel out of the U.s. "Government" come February, 2013.
It is piled deep on both "sides" and if it is not bulldozed out we are goners.
Cap the spending and cut the programs.
BO probably enjoyed many an afternoon with a magnifying glass and an anthill.
(sniff . . . sniff)
What’s that I smell???
Obama’s breath-taking defeat next year.
(If only it could be sooner!!)
And just where is the republican congress on all of this? I don’t see them offering any resistance.
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