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Bogart Donating Member (49 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-10-11 08:25 AM
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9. One of many examples (this fight to save jobs is also bipartisan)
The Chamber applauds yesterdays introduction of H.R. 2681, the Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act of 2011 by Reps. John Sullivan (R-OK) and Mike Ross (D-AR), along with a bipartisan group of eight House cosponsors...

Altogether, PCA estimates that as many as 4,000 jobs in the cement industry could be lost due to new EPA regulations on their sector. In addition to Cement MACT, the industry is reeling from six other proposed or recently finalized EPA regulations, ranging from fly ash disposal to greenhouse gases to Clean Air Act standards of performance. I urge you to read PCAs economic study to understand just how serious this problem has become. http://www.chamberpost.com/2011/07/help-the-cement-indu... /


Most rational people understand that workers and the environment must be protected. Unfortunately, bureaucrats are only interested in protecting themselves and growing their power. Regulations create jobs for bureaucrats; thus, in their corrupt world view, everything must be regulated, re-regulated, subjugated and vanquished.

Regulating Small Businesses Out of Business
By Blanche Lincoln
former Democratic senator from Arkansas, National Chair, Small Businesses for Sensible Regulations

As officials in Washington continue to pen new regulation, frustration among small business owners across the country has grown. The high tensions have created a rift between regulators and the public, largely leaving commonsense in the lurch...We need to restore sensibility, transparency and balance to the system. Over the past five years, the number of proposed major regulations those costing $100 million or more to the economy have increased by more than 60 percent. Today, there are over 160,000 pages of federal regulations on the books, and more...
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  -Offshoring comes under bipartisan attack in Congress Newsjock  Dec-09-11 11:24 PM   #0 
  - a start. but can we up the outrage a bit higher on the salary scale, as well, congress people? n/t  marasinghe   Dec-09-11 11:45 PM   #1 
  - I think they SHOULD NOT get Federal loans or grants-they do now? Negative  StarsInHerHair   Dec-10-11 12:11 AM   #2 
  - This is a bit too late.  JDPriestly   Dec-10-11 01:40 AM   #3 
  - yup  Skittles   Dec-10-11 08:44 AM   #10 
  - A lot late  harun   Dec-10-11 04:45 PM   #22 
  - what about manufacturing  KT2000   Dec-10-11 02:00 AM   #4 
  - I'm not sure but that they should get a credit if they DO move them offshore.  jtuck004   Dec-10-11 04:07 AM   #5 
  - And what about the millions of manufacturing jobs? This is just more theatre. Instead we should be  Citizen Worker   Dec-10-11 05:23 AM   #6 
  - Perhaps these "Four U.S. lawmakers" should refrain from making laws that force businesses to choose  Bogart   Dec-10-11 07:00 AM   #7 
  - and just exactly what laws would those be? Labor laws? Health and Safety? Environmental laws?  bread_and_roses   Dec-10-11 07:21 AM   #8 
     - One of many examples (this fight to save jobs is also bipartisan)  Bogart   Dec-10-11 08:25 AM   #9 
        - sorry, this is RW nonsense  bread_and_roses   Dec-10-11 09:19 AM   #12 
           - "...regulations are too weak, too friendly to polluters and exploiters, inadequately enforced,..."  Bogart   Dec-10-11 09:32 AM   #14 
              - Oh bullshit.  JoeyT   Dec-10-11 10:05 AM   #15 
              - EPA Regs DO have that effect  joeglow3   Dec-10-11 10:21 AM   #16 
              - Companies will do whatever increases their profits, even if it kills us.  No Elephants   Dec-11-11 12:03 AM   #27 
              - What are you so angry about? You're winning. Aside from that it makes you sound like a right-winger.  Bogart   Dec-10-11 11:37 PM   #23 
                 - The poster of Reply 15 did not sound like a right winger at all to me!  No Elephants   Dec-11-11 12:15 AM   #28 
              - Then maybe the government should offer DIRECT support  socialist_n_TN   Dec-10-11 10:44 AM   #17 
              - It case you haven't noticed, the government doesn't have any money...  Bogart   Dec-10-11 11:41 PM   #24 
              - LOL!  No Elephants   Dec-10-11 11:55 PM   #25 
  - Walgreens is outsourcing its billing (and some accounting) effective Jan 1  underpants   Dec-10-11 09:01 AM   #11 
  - Too little, too late. And long overdue. eom  tawadi   Dec-10-11 09:28 AM   #13 
  - Now there's a bill that's deader than fried chicken upon arrival.  Gman   Dec-10-11 01:23 PM   #18 
  - Toyota is the most popular nameplate in America; what's so special about call center jobs?  Romulox   Dec-10-11 03:59 PM   #19 
  - All jobs are special. But some foreign companies make stuff here. Trick is to find  No Elephants   Dec-11-11 12:01 AM   #26 
  - Good. Hurry up. (nt)  w4rma   Dec-10-11 04:04 PM   #20 
  - This is good. But I hoped this article was going to be about offshore financial/tax havens...  Dover   Dec-10-11 04:07 PM   #21 
  - gawd forbid we should step on Rich Mitt's toes  wordpix   Dec-12-11 09:33 PM   #31 
  - Why the focus on call centers?  DCBob   Dec-12-11 11:23 AM   #29 
  - but it's OK for Rich Mitt to offshore investments so his clients can access tax havens?  wordpix   Dec-12-11 09:32 PM   #30 
  - weak start -- how about requiring all US military equipment be made in the US?  0rganism   Dec-12-11 09:53 PM   #32 
 

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