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2010-08-24 :: madlibertarianguy // Dumbassery + Government + Regulation

You see? We definitely need government overlord protectors because businesses aren’t responsible enough and don’t recognize that they have a monetary incentive to do what is good for their businesses all on their own.

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Eric Lichtblau of The New York Times: If President Obama has his way, loans at auto dealers would be put under the purview of a new federal consumer protection authority to guard against fraud and abuse. The prospect of increased regulations, Mr. Berscht said, “could force us out of the financing business,” and it has […]

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2010-05-13 :: madlibertarianguy // Dumbassery + Government
The Picture of a Union Town

Alex P. Kellogg of The Wall Street Journal: Even when the demolitions are complete, Detroit will still have a huge problem on its hands. The city has roughly 90,000 abandoned or vacant homes and residential lots, according to Data Driven Detroit, a nonprofit that tracks demographic data for the city. But here’s the real kicker: […]

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2010-05-11 :: madlibertarianguy // Government + Regulation
Automobile Black Boxes

Yesterday, Congress heard testimony about the possibility of mandating small boxes which keep driving statistics, including location information, which would report automatically back to the federal government: At a minimum, I also urge that the NHTSA be required to mandate recording of all the data elements listed now in its voluntary standard unless there is […]

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