Awash in Unknown Laws
Americans are now awash in an avalanche of laws and regulations they can’t possible know or keep, and it’s tangling thousands of them in legal actions, even prosecutions. George Terwilliger was a U.S. deputy attorney general under the George H.W. Bush administration, and he says we need to get this under control because it’s killing business.
Next we’ll examine the BATF’s “Fast and Furious” arms running program, whereby the agency apparently sanctioned illegal sales of weapons to “straw” buyers acting on behalf of Mexican drug cartels. One of these resulted in the death of an American border agent. Jim Gilchrist from the Minuteman Project (www.minutemanproject.com) joins us.
John’s extended boralogue analyzes the worldview dynamics underlying the debt ceiling comic drama that unraveled in Washington.