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OBAMA REGULATION - JOHN BERLAU
Forbes: President Obama Reverses Course, For Now, and We're Better Off For It
“We’ve come too far to turn back now.” That’s been President Obama’s response, in his weekly address and elsewhere, to the jobs numbers from last month showing the lowest unemployment rate of his presidency. He and his supporters have expressed a similar reaction to other slightly positive economic news of recent — from housing starts to stock market gains.
Yet the President’s actions belie his rhetoric as over the past year, the Obama administration has itself turned back, ever so slightly, from new rules and mandates through waivers, delays, and exemptions. This mini-reversal may have given employers just enough breathing room to create this modest, but better-than-expected, increase in jobs. It’s a slight start, but much more regulatory relief is needed, and even these small measures may be temporary. > Read the full commentary at Forbes.com
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