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Discriminating Against the Jobless

April 17, 2013

Can we just start treating everyone the same already?

Should it matter whether someone is black, white, Asian or Hispanic?  Should it matter whether someone is a man or woman, straight or gay?

Of course not.  It’s illegal to discriminate based on race, religion, sex or creed.  So why do we need special laws to protect special interest groups?

How Many Federal Laws Are There? No One Knows.

February 7, 2013

No one knows how many laws there are in the United States.  Apparently, no one can count that high.

They’ve been accumulating, of course, for more than 200 years.  When federal laws were first codified in 1927, they fit into a single volume.  By the 1980s, there were 50 volumes of more than 23,000 pages.