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  • Financial Advisor Gives Advice
    Regulators Are Struggling to Keep Up with Social Media
    Regulators realize it’s so easy to get carried away on social media. The concept of putting out an idea that can be viewed and shared by hundreds, maybe thousands, is exciting.I always advocate responsible social media use, which really isn&...
  • Obamacare continues to evolve with new restrictions and regulations.  Even the current language would confuse Nancy Pelosi who famously proclaimed the American people needed to pass the law and then read it. The latest twist in the controversial healthcar
    Government suggests it will select Obamacare enrollee's health plan in 2016
    Obamacare continues to evolve with new restrictions and regulations. Even the current language would confuse Nancy Pelosi who famously proclaimed the American people needed to pass the law and then read it. The changes keep on coming and those...
  • Restaurants chains must comply with new FDA regulations and list calories on menus
    FDA: Calorie counts must be listed on restaurant menus
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has finalized two regulations on calorie information listed on menus and menu boards in chain restaurants, as well as some other retail food establishments and vending machines. The regulations are part of the...
  • Georgia closing trout season 2 public meetings feedback needed
    Georgia closing trout season 2 public meetings feedback needed
    Trout season fishing regulations are the table and your input is needed for two meetings. Seasonal trout and year-round trout fishing regulations are the topic of concern for the upcoming meetings for November 13 and November 18, 2014. Your input...
  • Extreme leftist protest against energy industries
    More proof the left will impose the Soylent Green agenda
    In this column I once illustrated how the fictional movie “Soylent Green” really does present the vision of the future we will see if the far left continues to accomplish its political goals, and also how this is in fact the vision of...
  • Comments surge as clock ticks down
    Response swells in final days of FAA drone comment period
    After more than two weeks of barely registering a blip on the Federal Aviation Administration's radar, a late wave of interested members of the public have taken to the Internet and weighed in on proposed regulations on domestic use of drones...
  • Red Snapper
    The Atlantic Red snapper season, what to expect
    The recreational red snapper season in Atlantic federal waters (beyond 3 nautical miles in the Atlantic) is open for 8 days this year: July 11, 12, 13; July 18, 19, 20; and July 25 and 26.Overlapping RegulationsWhile the federal opening will have...
  • Clear Skies
    Will June 2 be D-Day for big carbon polluters?
    Something monumental is coming our way on June 2.On that day the new decree arrives from the EPA requiring big fossil fuel polluters to at least begin the process of cleaning up their act.But wait a minute -- as the planet continues to heat up at...
  • CRA's official statement on Deeming Regulation by FDA
    CRA's official statement on Deeming Regulation by the FDA
    On Thursday, April 24, 2014 the future of the premium cigar industry, and the ability of customers to choose to enjoy premium cigar products, may have changed forever. Since April of 2009, Cigar Rights of America (CRA) has issued a clarion warning...
  • First E-cigarette regulations proposed by FDA
    First E-Cigarette Regulations Proposed by FDA
    On Thursday, April 24, 2014, the FDA plans to formally announce the first regulations on e-cigarettes. According to a report by NBC News this is just the framework for the coming regulations. The rule however, will immediately disallow sales to...
  • Army grooming rule changes: African American female troops claim racial bias
    Army grooming rule changes: African American female troops claim racial bias
    The United States Army, as with all other branches of the military, has always upheld specific regulations regarding grooming for their male and female service personnel. Every so often those rules are revisited as styles and personal choices of...
  • Black Female Troops
    Black female troops versus Army's hair rule: Female troops say racially biased
    Black female troops serving in the U.S. Army are blasting recent grooming rule changes that they claim are racially biased. Specific regulations have now been rolled out defining appropriate sizes of braids and cornrows, as well as banning...
  • Regulations are now more chicken friendly for Blackstone residents
    Get clucking with the new chicken ordinance
    Monday’s town council meeting began with an ill attended public hearing on amending the regulations on backyard chickens. Council voted unanimously on the advertised proposal with only one minor change that councilman Moncure moved on after...
  • Laws to protect and serve our pets
    Washington State - Lobby Day
    Washington State residents have had little notice of an event happening 1/30/2014, 8:30AM-4:00PM at the Dept. of Enterprise Services – Auditorium, 1500 Jefferson St. SE, Olympia, WA 98501.This event is the Humane Lobby Day for information...
  • The private-sector will save American jobs, not the government
    The private-sector will save American jobs, not the government
    By now it is apparent to all Americans that President Obama believes that government plays a vital role in creating good jobs in America. The other side of this argument is good jobs are created by lower taxes and regulations eased.The facts bode...