John Stossel on Life-Strangling Regulations

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There are now 175,000 pages' worth of federal laws. Local governments add more. John Stossel says he's not so cynical that he thinks politicians pass laws just to control us. Someone always thinks: "This law is needed. This will protect people." But the cumulative effect of so many rules, Stossel writes, is to strangle life.

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