Tag Archives: regulations

Trouble in Toyland – Unsafe Toys in 2011?

Holiday shopping season is upon us once again. As a parent, relative or friend, shopping for toys for the children in your life can be a challenge.   We don’t always know if the gifts will be a hit but the one thing we count on is that the toys we purchase are safe.  Thanks to the hard work of…

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Time For Regulation Roll Back


                            By: Edward P. Shallow Let me quote briefly from Michael Savage’s best selling book, “Trickle up Poverty” in chapter 6, The Late Great Climate Scam, Savage makes the point, and I quote:…

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Coming Soon to Massachusetts: Non-dish cleaning diswasher detergent

Some of you may have seen the story about Spokane County in Washington banning phosphates in dishwasher detergent.  The Associated Press via Yahoo had the story.   Supposedly the new phosphate free dish detergent does not effectively clean dishes.  This has led to two things. First, the rewashing of dishes, using more energy and water. Secondly, the importing of…

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FDIC Slaps East Bridgewater Savings

What happens if you run a bank responsibly?  The FDIC slaps you with a "needs improvement" rating under the Community Reinvestment Act. From James Pethokoukis at U.SNews.com: There has been a lot of push back against the idea that the Community Reinvestment Act nudged banks to give mortgages to people who should have not gotten them. But then here comes…

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In The News – 02/19/09

GOP Governors to Reject Obama’s Big Spending?
…the governors of Alaska, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Texas have all questioned whether the $787 billion bill signed into law this week will help the economy. http://www.boston.com/news/nat… $8 Billion in Fraud, $31,750 Gift to Obama
Stanford’s political action committee gave $31,750 to President Obama’s campaign, the third biggest donation for the…

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