What Would James Madison Say About Our Legal Code?

The only thing that has grown faster than the national debt is the number of laws and regulations with which a bloated federal government has burdened its beleaguered citizenry.

The Obamacare bill ran 2,471 pages long, not including the thousands more pages of regulations (created by unelected bureaucrats) that come along with the new law.  The recent Dodd-Frank financial reform bill was 2,323 pages long.  Each year the federal government adds about 80,000 pages to the Federal Register. The tax code alone is over 70,000 pages long.

What would the Founding Fathers say about this?

Read the whole thing at What Would the Founders Think?

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