Monthly Archives: November 2011

Why “Regulations” Smother the Economy


The following was written by Sam Paul, a student at New Saint Andrews College. If you wish to write something for this website, click here. The Federal Government regulates five overarching areas of the private sector. 1. Advertising Every business in the country is held accountable to a couple of general truth-in-advertising standards. First, the ads must be truthful. Second, businesses must back up their claims. And thirdly, advertising must be “fair” to competitors and consumers (Whatever that means?). There are also

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