teapartyeconomist.com/ via dailycaller.com / December 24, 2014
The Federal Register is where the action is. It lists new federal regulations imposed by the Executive Branch. Each year, 80,000 pages of fine-print regulations are published.
According to federal law, Congress and the public have 15 days to protest. In the good old days, this was 30 days.
But Congress went home for the holidays. So, Obama’s elves are hard at work. Before the new Senate comes into office on January 2, the regs will be done deals.
The Obama administration is cramming like a college student trying to study for a final exam, publishing more than 1,200 new regulations in the last 15 days alone, according to data from Regulations.gov.
Energy and environment rules are the biggest category, with 139 published by the federal government in the last 15 days, according to Regulations.gov.