Perry Points to ‘Idiotic’ U.S. Rule That Doesn’t Exist

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    Perry Points to ‘Idiotic’ U.S. Rule That Doesn’t Exist - Washington Wire - WSJ

    Rick Perry: Complaining about a make-believe regulation that was actually proposed at the state level. :lol:
     
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    A Republican, upset about a mythical rule.

    I guess no Democrat would EVER make that mistake, now would they...


    Obama to Call for End to Non-Existent ROTC Ban in Tonight’s SOTU Address


    OOPS.
     
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    So in order to deflect against what Perry did, bring up what President Obama once did. :lol:

    President Obama was wrong in that case, just like Rick Perry was in this case. However, the fact your first response was to defend Perry says everything I need to know. :lol:
     
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    re-read my first sentence in my post...

    The very first thing I did was point out he was upset about a non-existent rule... yet I am deflecting & defending?
     
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    some states are trying to pass such a rule.

    I don't see how him putting it at the Fed level is supposed to be headline news or even thread worthy.
     
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    This is the kind of thing that keeps Snopes.com in business.

    And the state of Il did propose it, so we do need to be wary. There is some well intentioned weasel in DC who does think it will be a good idea, and we may see it come on down the line sooner or later.

    the whole point of the discussion is that regulators do run off the reservation, and do need policing. At all levels.
     
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    Because the initiative came from the U.S. Department of Transportation.


    Wednesday, August 17, 2011


    By JOEL TURNER - Staff Writer


    Fifth District Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Chatham) said that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has dropped a proposal to require farmers to obtain commercial driver's licenses to use and transport farm vehicles and equipment.

    Due to pressure from Congress and the agricultural community, Hurt said, the DOT announced that it would not pursue any new rules or regulations governing the transport of agricultural products.

     
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    The very idiotic idea was indeed floated:

    U.S. transportation agency won't require farmers to upgrade to commercial licenses to drive on rural roads | Great Falls Tribune | greatfallstribune.com

    Also, the possibility -however debatably unlikely- remains that such a patently stupid idea could be put into place by DOT regulatory fiat.

    Good thing he didn't say anything really stupid, like commenting about needing an Indian dialect to get by at 7-11 stores, or his political career would be kaput! :rolleyes:
     
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    Don't you all just love how 'some posters' outright lie about others... then flee their own threads when they are called on it?
     
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    I don't even give those weasels credit for being well-intended anymore.
     
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