OpEdNews Op Eds

Don't Tell Us...SHOW Us.

      (Page 1 of 1 pages)
Related Topic(s): , Add Tags Add to My Group(s)

View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H3 9/11/11

Author 6445
Become a Fan
  (12 fans)
- Advertisement -

I am convinced that the best way -- maybe the only way -- to bring this march of madness on the right to a dead stop is to insist they be specific about just what is they want done, or undone.

Yesterday I asked that they we demand specificity when they throw around the overly broad demand that we cut federal regulations because "federal regulations are job killers."

What I want to do today is show just how easy it would be to do that.

As soon as they start talking, take them to the online catalog of federal regulations. It's free, it's up-to-date and it's right HERE.

Now, pick the species of regulation they object to, as in "Public Health," or "Environmental," from handy dandy, simple as pie, drop-down menu.

On page that appears next, drill down the specific area of regulation they want nixed, then to the specific reg itself.

- Advertisement -

Ah, finally, now we're both metaphorically and actually "on the same page." Now the fun can begin as we hand them the red marker and tell them to go to town on the parts of that reg that's "killing jobs" and/or "costing employers too much."

That's it. Not complicated. But I can assure you...it will be deadly.

- Advertisement -


Stephen Pizzo has been published everywhere from The New York Times to Mother Jones magazine. His book, Inside Job: The Looting of America's Savings and Loans, was nominated for a (more...)

Share on Google Plus Submit to Twitter Add this Page to Facebook! Share on LinkedIn Pin It! Add this Page to Fark! Submit to Reddit Submit to Stumble Upon

Go To Commenting

The views expressed in this article are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.

Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Related Topic(s): , Add Tags
- Advertisement -
Google Content Matches:

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

Secrets Kill Too

Dying for Change

What's the Matter With Gaza?

Who You Callin' Un-American?

I Was At the Birth...

How Crazy is Too Crazy to be President?


The time limit for entering new comments on this article has expired.

This limit can be removed. Our paid membership program is designed to give you many benefits, such as removing this time limit. To learn more, please click here.

Comments: Expand   Shrink   Hide  
3 people are discussing this page, with 3 comments
To view all comments:
Expand Comments
(Or you can set your preferences to show all comments, always)

We should of course be insisting on the same from ... by Daniel Geery on Sunday, Sep 11, 2011 at 4:29:58 PM
Yes, both sides like to use talking points as shie... by Stephen Pizzo on Sunday, Sep 11, 2011 at 5:23:52 PM
Of course the very people that legislate and write... by Philip Dennany on Monday, Sep 12, 2011 at 7:02:59 PM