Grind for March 9th
“Bad times make you appreciate the good times.” – Unknown
Trump to Announce Big Deregulation Moves to Speed Economic Recovery
President Donald Trump will “slash” regulations in a bid to jumpstart the economy as COVID-19 restrictions begin to loosen around the country. The Washington Post’s Jeff Stein and Robert Costa reported earlier today that “senior administration officials are planning effort to relax rules” perhaps as soon as late April, which is just days away. The reporters spoke to two people “familiar with the internal planning” who told them that the “initiative is expected to center on suspending federal regulations for small businesses,” as well as “expanding an existing administration program that requires agencies to revoke two regulations for every new one they issue.” The changes could affect “environmental policy, labor policy, workplace safety and health care,” among others.
I say, “Bring it on.”
Or as I wrote for our PJMedia VIP members in March: “Deregulation: It’ll Cure What Ails Ya.”
Today, the Democratic Congress and the Republican Trump administration are looking at various bailout and stimulus packages because sadly, that’s the kind of government we have now – and have had for a long time. As [Lee E.] Ohanian, vice chair of UCLA’s Department of Economics, warned, “We found that a relapse isn’t likely unless lawmakers gum up a recovery with ill-conceived stimulus policies.” But it isn’t often anymore that I mount my mighty steed to go crusading against bigly government spending, because frankly, almost no one cares.
But there is good news coming out of the crisis caused by the Chinese coronavirus from Wuhan, a city in China ruled by Chinese Communists where the Chinese-sourced Sino-virus came from. Read more…
Federal Data: 28.4M Mail-In Ballots Have Gone Missing Since 2012 Election
About 28.4 million mail-in ballots went missing in the last four election cycles dating back to 2012, federal data obtained by Breitbart News reveals.
The data from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission and the Election Administration and Voting Surveys for the 2012, 2014, 2016, and 2018 election cycles finds that nearly 30 million mail-in ballots sent to registered voters went missing.
In 2012, for instance, more than 33 million mail-in ballots were sent to registered voters. Of those, nearly four million went missing, more than 425,000 were undeliverable, and almost 260,000 were rejected.
For the 2014 election cycle, the number of mail-in ballots that went missing spiked to more than eight million. In that election, 29.2 million mail-in ballots were sent to registered voters. More than 610,000 of those mail-in ballots were undeliverable, and about 269,000 were rejected. Another 8.2 million of those mail-in ballots went missing.
“Vote by mail is a disaster,” Public Legal Interest Foundation (PILF) President J. Christian Adams told Breitbart News in a statement. “People who think it works haven’t studied the failures. The facts show mail voting doesn’t work.”
As Breitbart News reported, a total of about 16.4 million mail-in ballots went missing for the 2016 and 2018 elections after about 84 million mail-in ballots were sent to registered voters in those two election cycles. Read more…
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