President Obama’s Department of Justice recently released new regulations to prevent prison rape. “Sexual violence, against any victim, is an assault on human dignity and an affront to American values,” Obama said when announcing the new initiative. “The Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003 (PREA) was enacted with bipartisan support and established a ‘zero-tolerance standard’ for rape in prisons in the United States.”
But the new regulations won’t be cheap; it’s expected to [...]
(NaturalNews) Senate Bill 510, the Food Safety Modernization Act, has been called “the most dangerous bill in the history of the United States of America.” It would grant the U.S. government new authority over the public’s right to grow, trade and transport any foods. This would give Big brother the power to regulate the tomato plants in your backyard. It would grant them the power to arrest and imprison people [...]
By LOUISE RADNOFSKY, WSJ
The effort needed to comply with federal bureaucracy now has a number. According to new government estimates released this week, Americans spent 8.8 billion hours filling out government forms in fiscal 2010.
The good news? That’s lower than the 9.8 billion hours logged the previous year. The bad news? The drop is mostly due to a change in how federal agencies estimate how [...]