Tell the President This: 12 Ridiculous Regulations That Are Almost Too Bizarre to Believe

From Economic Collapse Blog:

“But it is not just the federal government that is ramming thousands of ridiculous regulations down our throats.  The truth is that in many cases state and local governments are far worse.  We have become a nation that is run and dominated by bureaucrats.  Yes, there always must be rules in a society, but we have gotten to the point where there are so many millions of rules that the game has become unplayable.”

In the article he lists 12 ridiculous regulations in various states including:

2. Philadelphia requiring a $300 “blogging” license

7. Lake Elmo, Minnesota where it’s illegal for farmers to sell a pumpkin or Christmas tree grown outside city limits – punishable by fine and prison

To read more, go here.

My take:

No doubt that our country would be much better off if we unilaterally fired 50% of this nation’s bureaucrats at the Federal and state level and simply made due with whoever was left. I usually vote for cuts in government even if they’re not prudent. Someone has to slow these people down and most voters are too apathetic to – which is sadly what these clowns count on…

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