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Data Point – Rise in Federal Regulations

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The Federal Register is where agency rules, notices, and new rules are kept. And except for Trump’s term, the Rules keep adding up – requiring specialized knowledge to keep out of court.

Number of pages in the Federal Register

(Image H/T: Powerline)

And did this huge increase in the number of regulations since 1970 (infesting our lives with directives on how Citizens can live their lives) give rise to this?

Number of Lawyers and population per lawyer

(Image H/T: Powerline)

And we wonder why we are also infested with an overly litigious society?

Wait, is there any possible collusion between regulators and lawyers?

Nah, I must be dreaming….or overly tired. Or something…