“Regulatory Accountability” sounds really, really boring. That’s what the Republicans in Congress are counting on. They expect you to hear just the name Regulatory Accountability Act, and instinctually turn away, shrugging your shoulders, in boredom. Don’t fall for it. The core strategy of the Republican-controlled
If it becomes law, the REINS Act will ensure that only rules that are designed to serve powerful corporate interests will be instituted. Safety protections for coal miners, babies, and family neighborhoods will quickly break down if the REINS Act goes into effect.
Back in 2014, the corporation Hardwire LLC convinced schools to buy military armor modified into the shape of whiteboards to protect children against the imagined shooters who were fictively just around the corner. These bulletproof whiteboards cost $399 per unit and only measure 18×20 inches,