Obama administration added $9.5 billion in new regulations last month

American Thinker

Aren’t you glad that Obama is once again going to “pivot” and focus on jobs now?

He might want to start by reigning in his runaway bureaucracy who are more concerned about carving out fiefdoms than in getting out of the way of job creation:

While Congress was focused on increasing the debt limit and  giving Americans the impression that they were actually working towards reducing our debt (which didn’t happen), President Obama and his administration quietly piled on $9.5 billion worth of regulations to job creators…in just one month!

“While Washington and Americans have been focused on the debt  ceiling, the Obama administration has continued to roll our more  crushing red tape,” a spokesperson for Senator John Barrasso (R-WY)  said.

The new regulatory costs include 229 new  rules and the finalization of an additional 379 rules, the majority of  which came from (no surprise) the EPA, the new healthcare takeover law,  and the Dodd-Frank financial takeover law.

So as President Obama and his liberal allies complained that enough  wasn’t being done to stimulate job growth during the debt debate, we  find out that they were actually working to make it even harder to create jobs. The President has also indicated – for the Nth time – that he will now “pivot” towards creating jobs.

They really don’t have a clue. They think that if they jawbone businesses that they’ll start hiring. They think that if they spend a trillion dollars on make work projects and contracts for their cronies, jobs will magically appear. They think that if they denounce the job creators, they will be rewarded with new jobs pouring forth.

And they believe if they place $9.5 billion worth of obstacles to creating jobs, that the jobs will be created anyway.

Crazy. And stupid


One thought on “Obama administration added $9.5 billion in new regulations last month

  1. This just goes to show that a “Community Organizer” who cons the American public into getting him in the White House can only con himself so far. He has never run a business, has no idea how to run one, much less how to create jobs. The ONLY thing that he has done sucessfully is bit-by-bit destroy this country. He needs to be eliminated, along with anyone who has helped him, supported him, or known of his illegalities.

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