It's an Outrage
Regulations Are Entirely to Blame for Unemployment and a Leading Cause of Death in the United States, According to Industry and Its Allies
November 14, 2013 —
report by Public Citizen reveals a gaping chasm between industry’s forecasts on
regulations and actual results. Industry warned that eight discreet measures to
fulfill such functions as reducing air pollution, increasing automobile fuel
economy, and protecting plastics workers would eliminate or jeopardize nearly
55 million jobs.
lobby has made equally preposterous claims on regulations writ large. A study
published in 2011 suggested that eliminating all federal regulations would result
in the creation of more new U.S. jobs in seven years than are currently in
existence. But even this assessment appears mild in comparison to formulas
suggesting that regulations are the third leading killer of Americans.