Informing citizens about the hidden tax of government regulation. Since 1993.

Friday, September 19, 2014

The Day's Decrees

2,593 rules & regs in the 2014 Federal Register as of today.
For extra info on major final rules and small business impacts, check the Regulation Overview.

What they say about Ten Thousand Commandments

"As the Competitive Enterprise Institute's Clyde Wayne Crews shows in his invaluable annual survey of the federal regulatory state, we have become the regulation nation almost imperceptibly."
--Niall Ferguson
Wall Street Journal

"This is important work because politicians and the media treat regulation as a largely cost-free public good. Mr. Crews knows better."
--Wall Street Journal

"Since Mr. Obama doesn't want to accurately assess the costs of these rules, we'll rely on Mr. Crews."
Wall Street Journal


--Barrons

"...As you can see, Ten Thousand Commandments is well worth perusing by anyone concerned with the regulatory state and teh implications of these rules for citizens and constituents."
--Sen. Rand Paul

--George Will
Washington Post

--Washington Post

“Clyde Wayne Crews of the Competitive Enterprise Institute concludes regulatory costs are out of control. He’s right.”)
--The Regulatory Hydra
Investor’s Business Daily

"[The] Competitive Enterprise Institute's Ten Thousand Commandments: An Annual Snapshot of the Federal Regulatory State shows how the American people suffer when Congress delegtes it constitutional power to create laws to unelected federal bureaucrats."
--Ron Paul


"Wayne Crews of the Competitive Enterprise Institute and Alexis de Tocqueville, author of the classic Democracy in America, were born in different times and places. But the French aristocrat and American think tanker have the measure of the federal behemoth in the age of Obama. Writing in 1835, Tocqueville eloquently predicted how it would function, while Crews today supplies in his annual compilation of federal rules and regulations, “10,000 Commandments,” the hard numbers that describe the behemoth's contemporary reach and costs."