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A think tank shows how not to measure the cost of regulations
A think tank shows how not to measure the cost of regulations

The American Action Forum, which describes itself as a "center-right" think tank, issued a report Tuesday estimating that regulations issued by the Obama administration "will increase consumer prices by more than $11,000." That number is likely to raise your blood pressure -- that's the point of the report, after all -- until you consider what you're getting for your money. Oh, wait -- there's nothing in the report about that. In fact, it doesn't even acknowledge that regulations might have some benefit, whether it be lower fuel or energy bills, less toxic air or a lower risk of violent death. And that's the problem with much of the debate...

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