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  • Adrian Cronauer
    Adrian Cronauer
    American air force radio personality during Vietnam War 1938-2018
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    A corollary is that, when laws are out of touch with the people, those laws can and should be changed - from the most simple local regulations to the highest law of the land, our federal Constitution.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    As presidents from Ronald Reagan to Barack Obama have recognized, the real question is whether regulations, whether new or old, are justified. That requires a careful analysis of their costs and their benefits.
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
    American politician and member 1948-
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    As state and federal lawmakers debate the country's energy policies and Colorado's role in the ever-expanding energy economy, let's hope they remember that unnecessary regulations stifle growth while doing nothing for public safety or health.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    Donald Trump promises to impose, soon after his inauguration, a new requirement on federal agencies: If they want to issue a new regulation, they have to rescind two regulations that are now on the books. The idea of 'one in, two out' has rhetorical appeal, but it's going to be extremely hard to pull off.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    Federal regulations forbid delaying inspections for fracture-critical bridges like the fallen Minneapolis bridge - the kind with a lack of redundancy in design, so that a single failure in a load-bearing part can cause the entire bridge to collapse.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    If I may discuss the idea of explosion. The number of regulations issued in the last two years is approximately the same as the number issued in the last two years of the Bush administration.
  • Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
    German Statesman, Philologist 1767-1835
    Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
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    If it were possible to make an accurate calculation of the evils which police regulations occasion, and of those which they prevent, the number of the former would, in all cases, exceed that of the latter.
  • Bob Ney
    Bob Ney
    American politician 1954-
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    In the immediate aftermath of the hurricane, I sent a letter to EPA Administrator Stephen L Johnson urging him to waive regulations to allow for the early sale of winter grade fuel to help with gasoline shortages and gasoline prices.
  • Cameron Mackintosh
    Cameron Mackintosh
    British theatrical producer and theatre owner 1946-
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    It horrifies me how much it costs to put on shows now, mainly due to EU regulations. The freedom to be entrepreneurial is no longer there. It's a massive business now.
  • Campbell Newman
    Campbell Newman
    Australian politician 1963-
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    It is all very well and it sounds very seductive to say we are going to have harmonisation of regulations, but for example the way that funds are distributed around the states these days, you are positively penalised if you actually want to have say a lower payroll tax or sort of conditions.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    The Federal Highway Administration has allowed states to take advantage of a loophole in federal regulations, delaying bridge inspections to every four years instead of the two years normally required.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar 1954-
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    The process of getting regulations right is described publicly as far more political than in fact it is. It's essentially a legal and technical enterprise.
  • Arnold Newman
    Arnold Newman
    American photographer 1918-2006
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    There are no rules and regulations for perfect composition. If there were we would be able to put all the information into a computer and would come out with a masterpiece. We know that's impossible. You have to compose by the seat of your pants.
  • Arthur C. Brooks
    Arthur C. Brooks
    American social scientist and musician 1964-
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    We will have bigger bureaucracies, bigger labor unions, and bigger state-run corporations. It will be harder to be an entrepreneur because of punitive taxes and regulations. The rewards of success will be expropriated for the sake of attaining greater income equality.
  • Antonin Scalia
    Antonin Scalia
    American jurist 1936-2016
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    You could have 50 different states having 50 different regulations... until they were all litigated out.
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