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By David Keene
Allowing states to innovate could reduce dependency on bureaucracy
Topic - Andy Johnson
This week's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announcement introducing a new "rule" allowing the agency to garnish the wages of individuals to collect debts — without a court order — portends something quite serious.
Paper-pushers in Washington need to get out more — the real world bears little resemblance to the view from the federal cube farm or from space.
Andy Johnson is the newest poster boy for anti-EPA sentiment.
If a man's home is his castle, then his land is his kingdom.
Andy Johnson, who owns eight acres in Uinta County in southwestern Wyoming on which he runs horses and watches his three daughters play, says the stock pond he built, filled with crystal-clear water, and used to create a habitat for brook and brown trout, ducks and geese, was permitted by the Wyoming State Engineer's Office.
Now the water flows out of the pond like a spillway, he said.