Govenment Regulations

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Re: Govenment Regulations

Postby RCC: Act II » Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:47 pm

Mentat wrote:So you agree that bureaucrats and regulators should not forbid businesses from paying for labor and supplies on the basis of where they came from?


I don't understand the question.

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Re: Govenment Regulations

Postby Mentat » Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:52 pm

It was aimed at ed. Tarrifs, import quotas, and the laws around hiring employees - in the context of their nationality - are government regulations.
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Re: Govenment Regulations

Postby Abdul Alhazred » Tue Jan 02, 2018 11:36 pm

ed wrote:No, it is simply part of their annual review. They are regulators, they are paid to regulate. There is no mention of good or bad, appropriate or inappropriate, just regulate.


At least in theory, they are following somebody's orders about what to regulate and how.

And the general trend indicates that the president (any president in modern times) is calling the tune, modulo a certain irreducible Schweik factor.

An example of the Schweik factor is the notorious ketchup-is-a-vegetable fiasco back in the 1980s.
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