Posts Tagged ‘regulations’

States Lifting Regulations to Help Business During COVID-19 Shows How Useless These Laws Are

The Free Thought Project, Guest Waking Times From the start of the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States, state and local governments responded in various ways from issuing emergency orders⁠—citywide shutdowns⁠ to school closures and beyond⁠—but it’s the suspension of various laws and regulations that is exposing the unnecessary regulatory web that burdens businesses. As often […]

Hemp Farmers Worried Newly Proposed Changes to Federal Regulations Could Put Them Out Of Business

By Sean Walton Hemp growers and entrepreneurs who were joyous a year ago after U.S. lawmakers reclassified the plant as a legal agricultural crop now are worried their businesses could be crippled if federal policymakers move ahead with draft regulations. Licenses for hemp cultivation topped a half-million acres last year, more than 450% above 2018 […]

Trump Isn’t the Only One Bummed About How Regulations Affect American Toilets, Faucets, and Showers

I know a man – a proxy for tens of millions – who came from a foreign country, threw down $500 per night at a New York hotel, and was astonished to find himself plunging the toilet within the hour of checking in. Not surprising. Not unusual. American toilets don’t work right. This is why […]

US eases regulations blocking food, medicine sales to Iran

AP — The U.S. is taking steps to ease sales of food and medicine to Iran amid stringent sanctions imposed on the country by the Trump administration. The Treasury Department says it has created a way to ensure humanitarian aid can continue despite the administration’s effort to isolate the Islamic Republic. Treasury said it would […]

Hundreds of etrogs held up at airport in England over new import regulations

Hundreds of etrogs, the citron fruit used for the holiday of Sukkot, were seized at an airport in England. The Animal and Plant Health Agency held up the shipment at the Manchester Airport under new and stricter regulations on the import of citrus fruit. Etrog importers were unaware of the new rules, the London-based Jewish […]

Trump Blames Obama-Era Light Bulb Regulations For Making Him Look ‘Orange’

President Trump said Thursday that regulations Barack Obama foisted on light bulb consumption is having a nasty effect on his appearance. Trump explained why he doesn’t like regulations on light bulbs at a Baltimore retreat with House Republicans. “The light bulb — people said what’s with the light bulb,” Trump said. “I said here’s the story, and I […]

SHOCK as Trump signs executive order that will end most regulations and oversight on genetically engineered food

(Natural News) GMOs and their related chemical pesticides have long been pushed heavily by establishment Republicans. That’s another important reminder why it’s good to never be swept into a political party. Rather, evaluate each candidate based on their principles and actions. Even though Trump is far from an “establishment” Republican, to the […]

Fall of Democracy: Australia’s growing anti-protest regulations

Police have more powers to silence political dissent. Photo: SMH. Both federal and state governments have passed successive legislative amendments in recent years that threaten fundamental rights to protests and freedom of speech in Australia. The latest installment, amendments to the Crown Land Management Act in Victoria, have been described as “a fundamental attack on […]

EPA Aims to Weaken Radiation Regulations As FCC Gives Telecoms $2B To Install 5G Everywhere

October 2, 2018 By B.N. Frank An article by The Register, “Eat my shorts, watchdog tells every city mayor in the US – FCC approves $2bn 5G telco windfall,” says it all.  The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has sold out to “Big Wireless” in a way that is even more embarrassingly obvious than even pro-Telecom […]

Sen. Mark Warner: "Congress will have to set social media regulations" … says the "era of the Wild West in social media" is over

(Natural News) Total censorship of the internet is headed our way — and Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) is driving the bus. Warner, the vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, has drafted up a 20-point plan for full-blown government seizure of the Internet of Things. The Left is launching an all-out war […]

Proposed First Amendment Regulations In Washington, D.C. Could Set A Precedent

August 10, 2018 By Aaron Kesel The National Park Service is asking for the public’s opinion on proposed revisions to Title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations, section 7.96 for the National Mall, President’s Park and other national parks in the Washington, D.C. area, proposing a First Amendment permit for […]

This Week In Ridiculous Regulations

April 10, 2018 By Ryan Young It may not feel like spring yet, but regulatory agencies have turned their fancies to rulemaking, with 45 proposed and 70 final regulations ranging from the size of oranges to yellow lances. On to the data: Last week, 70 new final regulations were published in […]

Trump To Rollback Deepwater Horizon Regulations

The Trump administration is hoping to slash regulations on offshore oil drilling that were implemented after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster that killed nearly a dozen people and led to an oil leak that spewed for months. According to the Wall Street Journal, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), which is […]

Big Banks, Lobbyists and the ECB Regulations Farce

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Totalitarian regulations force Suite 17 dance café in Belgium to close

nsnbc : The popular pub and dancing café Suite 17 in the Belgian city of Bruges has been forced to close its doors after […]

Net Neutrality Regulations Are Pushed by Large Corporations

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Scott Walker Set To Sign Koch Anti-Regulations Bill In Wisconsin

Above Photo: Koch Industries puppet Credit: Ryan O’Hara, CC BY–NC–SA 2.0 A bill with the potential to hobble government agencies’ ability to propose regulations, known as the REINS (Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny) Act, has passed in both chambers of the Wisconsin Legislature and Republican Governor Scott Walker‘s office has told DeSmog he intends to sign it into law. REINS has been pushed for years at […]

Trump’s Secretive ‘Deep Industry’ Teams Hired To Roll Back Regulations

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt holds up a hardhat he was given during a visit to Consol Pennsylvania Coal Company’s Harvey Mine in Sycamore, Pa., April 13, 2017. (AP/Gene J. Puskar) President Trump entered office pledging to cut red tape, and within weeks, he ordered his administration to assemble teams to aggressively scale […]

Grenfell Disaster: Why The Fire Regulations Failed

David ScottUK Column Why did the fire regulations desert the residents of Grenfell Tower? Politicians talk of the horrors of deregulation, and look to use this spectre to pin the blame for Grenfell on their opponents. This is understandable, for it is in their interests to have more regulation and more control over society; all […]

Investigating Kulak Unrest at the (((New York Times)))

Atlantic Centurion July 15, 2016 A recent article in the (((New York Times))), titled “For Whites Sensing Decline, Donald Trump Unleashes Words of Resistance,” takes on the intersection of the Trump campaign and the rise of the alt-right. I’ve written on the Trump-fueled growth of White identity politics before (1, 2, 3, 4) in addition […]

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