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By Brahma Chellaney
Beijing's creeping aggression signals a challenge to U.S. presence in the Asian Pacific
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Rick Manning
After taking criticism for missing an October deadline, the Obama administration Friday released its list of proposed government-wide regulations that it plans to consider in the next year.
Working for the government may sound like a sweet gig — regular hours, generous benefits, job security — but it turns out that it's not how things look from inside the bureaucratic bubble.
"President Obama has earned a permanent spot on the disclosure naughty list as his administration dumped their entire regulatory agenda out to the public when everyone else was celebrating the holidays," said Rick Manning, communications director for Americans for Limited Government. "The late Friday dump cannot be good news for those concerned about the regulatory overreach that this administration has become renowned for."
"I think it's pretty clear that the federal workforce has been pretty insulated from the economic impact of the last four years," said Mr. Manning. "While they had pay freezes, the concept of losing their jobs is foreign to them."