Cass Sunstein defends new regulations with 'lives saved and illnesses avoided' mythology

During the first 100 days of our nation's downward spiral into oblivion (commonly known as the Obama administration) the Democrat controlled congress rammed a massive party loyalty rewards program (commonly known as the stimulus bill or American Recovery and Reinvestment Act) down the throats of the hard-working American taxpayers.  The $787 billion dollar fiasco didn't stimulate the economy in any measurable sense however a clever new accounting trick (jobs saved or created) was developed to prove the success of Mr. Obama's first major assault on America.   With a less compliant Republican congress to contend with, Mr. Obama and his comrades have sidestepped the democratic process in favor of governance through executive order and regulation.  Representative government in Washington D.C. as designed by the Founders and Framers has ceased to exist.  Everything and everyone from goat herders to guitars, find themselves under strict governmental regulation (and in...(Read Full Post)