A nation of laws…and more laws

According to the Mercatus Centre, between 1970 and 2008 the number of prescriptive words like “shall” or “must” in the Code of Federal Regulations grew from 403,000 to nearly 963,000, or about 15,000 edicts a year – and during the Obama years, the same number of new rules went on the books every year.

In a ground-breaking piece in THE ECONOMIST, it becomes clear that both parties are culpable when it comes to over-regulating our lives.

Learn more at THE ECONOMIST.

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