Do you want 4 more years of this? Feds' $4k for missing TRASH CAN FINE

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    And by the fact that federal regulators smacked it with a $4,000 fine. Over a trash can.

    The offending can — or "waste receptacle," in the words of the Mine Safety and Health Administration's official citation — was "not covered." What's more, "the receptacle was full." It "could be smelled." There were — brace yourself — "flies fl[y]ing in and around the receptacle." And to crown all, "management engaged in aggravated conduct constituting more than ordinary negligence" by allowing this "condition to exist." The horror.


    According to a report by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform,
    "The published regulatory burden for 2012 [alone] could exceed $105 billion. . . .

    Since January 1, the federal government has imposed $56.6 billion in compliance costs and more than 114 million annual paperwork burden hours."

    "Jones estimates that five of his 45 employees spend 20 percent of their time simply filling out paperwork."

    But even by their Obama-friendly accounting, the current president has been issuing major rules at a rate 24 percent faster than Bush

    We need regulation, but not this much | Richmond Times-Dispatch
     
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    Obama accounting means no new budget.

    So he fudged a little bit before voting day in 2008... on just about every topic but one.

    He said he would raise taxes. Obamacare raises taxes on the Middle Class another 15% to start and up to 35% later when hopsital unions kick in.
     
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    Obama accounting means no new budget.

    So he fudged a little bit before voting day in 2008... on just about every topic but one.

    He said he would raise taxes. Obamacare raises taxes on the Middle Class another 15% to start and up to 35% later when hopsital unions kick in.

    You didn't think Nancy Pelosi ordered her Congress to "don't read just pass so you can learn what's in the 2500+page bill" for saving time did you?
     
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    Did Obama create this "trash can" regulation?
     

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