Government Helping Us - Not | Loss of Freedom

Federal Regs Cost Businesses $1.9 Trillion in 2014

Washington Free Beacon:  “The cost of federal regulation neared $2 trillion in 2014, according to a new report by the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI). . . . ‘Federal regulation and intervention cost American consumers and businesses an estimated $1.88 trillion in 2014 in lost economic productivity and higher prices,’ amounting to roughly $15,000 per household…

Government Helping Us - Not | Government Spending

National Weather Service, Post Office & Other Federal Agencies Buying Ammo

Newsmax:  “Add the U.S. Postal Service to the list of federal agencies seeking to purchase . . . alarmingly large quantities of ammunition.  A little more than a year ago, the Social Security Administration put in a request for 174,000 rounds of “.357 Sig 125 grain bonded jacketed hollow-point” bullets.  Before that, it was the…

Global Warming | Government Helping Us - Not

New EPA Regs Kill Coal Powered Power Plants

Washington Post:  “This month, the Environmental Protection Agency will propose standards that will establish stricter pollution limits for gas-fired power plants than coal-fired power plants . . . . the Obama administration ‘has told several industry folks that the new proposal will have a slightly higher standard for coal.’ Holmstead said the carbon capture and…

Government Helping Us - Not | Police Militarization

EPA Water Police in Full Body Armor Raid Gold Mine in Alaska Wilderness

Alaska Dispatch:  “When agents with the Alaska Environmental Crimes Task Force surged out of the wilderness around the remote community of Chicken wearing body armor and jackets emblazoned with POLICE in big, bold letters, local placer miners didn’t quite know what to think.  Did it really take eight armed men and a squad-size display of…

Global Warming | Government Helping Us - Not

This is Not a Joke: EPA to Regulate Water Vapor

PJ Media:  “At a news conference in Washington today [September 1, 2013], President Obama announced that he is directing the Environmental Protection Agency to act immediately to enforce a new set of regulations to limit emissions of dihydrogen oxide gas, or water vapor, one of the primary causes of catastrophic anthropogenic climate change. “The world…

Government Helping Us - Not

Police Threaten to Arrest Nonprofit Feeding Homeless without a Permit

wral.com:  “A spokesman for the Raleigh Police Department says a police officer was enforcing a city ordinance when he reportedly told, without explanation, a group of volunteers Saturday that they could be arrested for serving breakfast to the homeless.  Love Wins Ministries posted on its website Saturday that the officer approached them as they were…