Category Archive: overregulation

Apr 11

Peer-Reviewed Study finds Chinese Prisoners are being Killed for their Organs

A peer-reviewed study by Matthew P. Robertson and Jacob Lavee, “Execution by organ procurement: Breaching the dead donor rule in China,” has appeared in the April 2022 American Journal of Transplantation. “We find evidence in 71 of these reports, spread nationwide, that brain death could not have properly been declared. In these cases, the removal …

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Feb 07

Even as US truck industry can’t find enough drivers, new draconian regulations impose more restrictions

US government regulations are crippling the ability of American industries to respond to supply shortages. There is a major shortage of truck drivers in the US; but new regulations will make it even HARDER for truck drivers to be obtain commercial driver licenses (CDLs). Agweb.com reports that starting today, on February 7, 2022, new truck …

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Jan 09

More Californians flee: U-Haul reports it can’t keep its rental trucks and trailers in the state

U-Haul annually surveys which states its rental trucks and trailers are traveling to and from. California has been among the leading net-losers in recent years; and this year California was far-and-away the national leader in U-Haul rentals leaving but not returning. In 2020 the State lost more equipment than Illinois, which had the final spot …

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Jan 02

Overregulation is killing private medical practice

Devorah Goldman, writing in the Wall Street Journal, reports that her father’s rheumatology practice in Brooklyn has been swamped with patients from far-flung states because many other private practices have closed permanently. Overregulation by medical authorities is destroying private medical practice. In 1983, more than 75% of physicians owned their own practices. By 2018 that …

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Dec 07

Americans are fleeing high-tax states in droves; taking billion$ with them

Socialism, regulations and high taxes are driving millions of Americans to relocate to lower tax states. The IRS’s tax migration data shows there were 8 million migrant tax returns representing about 14 million total people who moved in 2018-2019. The five states that lost the most taxpayers are New York, California, Illinois, New Jersey, and …

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Aug 02

New York City rent prices are in “free fall” after government COVID orders

A very detailed article on CNBC.com reports that the richest and most luxurious retail space in Manhattan is now going for under $700 a square foot. And even this price is plummeting rapidly. Fifth Avenue, one of the world’s most famous high-end shopping venues, hasn’t seen rents this cheap in a decade. Macy’s, Neiman Marcus …

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Aug 01

OVERREGULATION: Climbing Mount Rainier requires two separate government permits and a “Recovery Fee”

MOUNT RAINIER, the highest mountain in the State of Washington and the most glacier-covered mountain in the contiguous U.S., is a mecca for mountaineers in the Pacific Northwest. But government regulations are higher than the snows on the mountain. Those seeking to summit the peak must obtain TWO separate permits: a “wilderness permit,” and a …

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Aug 01

America died from overregulation. The only way out is deregulation on a massive scale

by Roger Roots, JD, Ph.D., Founder of Lysander Spooner University During the 150 year period between 1830 and 1980, the American people became the greatest innovators in world history, launching countless new inventions which propelled humanity through frontiers of knowledge, space and discovery. More recently, however, American ingenuity has been choked nearly to death. PayPal …

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Jun 18

Government shutdown orders will likely doom most small restaurants

TOWNHALL columnist Ellie Bufkin warns in a recent column that a majority of small independent restaurants will not survive the government’s COVID-19 lockdowns and shutdowns. “Simply put, keeping six feet apart at all times with half the dining room closed is a practice that is mutually exclusive of financial survival for any restaurant.” A new …

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Apr 21

Government regulations DO NOT improve quality; they simply make products more expensive

Economist Mark Perry has studied the effect of government regulation on industries for many years. His research shows that wherever goods and services are freest, prices go down while quality and innovation constantly improve. Examples are televisions, electronics, and cell phones. But products and services which are subject to the most regulation (such as education, …

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