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Regulated to death.
That's hard -- -- I assume the regulators don't want doubts you don't wanna kill prosperity.
But they do kill prosperity.
Here's part of a new web video that took a clear stand on the.
If I want an American -- -- make cheap energy expands its I want an American -- it.
I would never teach children that the free market the only force.
That Americans today and have a great countless new regulations and -- -- cancel.
Cuts and federal agents to -- guitar factory is reasonable kind of what I make it easier to stop commerce and to -- it easier to kill jobs than create them.
I'm an American effect ally.
I suppose I wouldn't change and.
That video was made by a group called free market America which did not expect that the catch on the way it has as of this week it's been viewed about -- Million times and you too.
The guy speaking in the video is Ryan Howell executive director of free market America so what's free market America.
Free market America is -- group of true believers we began as a Florida based organization battling environmental extremism and and it since gone national is that what made you a free market believer -- Florida environmentalists you know I -- partly yes and we had a preview of the Occupy Wall Street movement a couple years ago and Florida.
And it's scary stuff.
These are folks who is the video set as a resents success rather than seek it we think they resents success -- they just wanna safer and cleaner world.
I think it was ten success and these folks are no longer interested in and conservation -- -- -- this is and our grandfathers environmental movement.
These are folks -- are more interest -- micromanaging.
The daily elements of everyone's life.
And so we view it as a threat to liberty the purpose of free market America is to make the pro freedom case.
On environmental extremists.
So you'll and a couple other people three writers you're sitting around talking about it you shoot this -- seven days hearing your office go home early Friday.
It's been viewed.
200 times get 265.
Times exactly we had no expectation that it would be this thing.
In -- has been a source of a lot of optimism for me personally.
I think that.
History teaches is never to bet against America this is the country that lit the torch of freedom that laid the golden spike won in two world wars and put a man on the moon.
Are challenged today the challenge of this generation is simply to wake up.
And remember why those things happen they happen because of the essential ingredient liberty and so we made this video based on the things we know to be true.
It really need to focus group beginning to poll tested -- of the things that we now.
Think that's what resonated with people.
Is suggesting that President Obama wants America to ten.
No I'm not suggesting that I'm not here question anybody's patriotism only their common sense.
Our point is a broader critique of the environmental movement.
Since 1960 environmental regulation is increased by over 7000%.
Strange more than 281 billion dollars each year out of our air and water cleaner than they used to be and what everyone wants clean air and everyone wants clean water.
But these environmental regulations now cost.
The average small business senator more than 4000 dollars per per worker.
We've catapulted past common sense and we've reached the point where were producing little environmental benefit but still producing extraordinary cost.
And I would totally agree -- that when I was a kid you couldn't open the window in this town -- would comment.
But they fixed that and they spend even more after they've already gotten the air and water clean.
Slate clean I can swim in the Hudson River.
But -- other regulator always wants more.
Hence the -- the rules.
What that and that's because that the problems created by the government and governments -- always have the same solution more government.
We've now got an extremely aggressive EP.
That is often using lawsuits to drive regulations and on top of that we've got a professional bureaucratic class.
The sole purpose of which seems to be to unfurl new regulations every day without any regard for the cost and regardless of who's in the White House.
There's one part of your video -- quibble with let's play that.
-- I won an American to change.
And power unaccountable bureaucracy CNN distant capital to bully Americans out of their dreams and their property -- -- I equivalent the word.
Unaccountable that this same complaints are made about Obama care that unelected bureaucrats will decide who gets what Madison.
Electing that would make it better it's still top down I think we should just save pure crap Serb politicians.
Well I I think both of them are problem I think you've got a problem and unaccountable bureaucrats.
A professional class that is long sense.
Move beyond common sense so to speak.
And on top of that you got the fact that they're seated in a distant capital.
One part of your video that I think a lot of Americans would argue about is this what.
I want -- America to fail.
-- convince Americans that -- -- -- I think a lot of Americans think Europe has it right.
Europe is a kind countrymen it's nice looks environmentally clean when you go there they help poor people.
It's eight dollars per gallon of gas in France.
In the United States we have I get -- -- culture my ability to get my car and drive and visit someone.
Family member or friend -- colleague on the other side of the country's important to me and it's an essential ingredient.
Of of freedom.
The other thing here that were perhaps overlooking -- -- the regulatory climate in Europe despite the problems we have here is far worse.
And they have less job growth analysts innovation absolutely one last point just take aspect to that moment when you -- home for the weekend -- -- checked the YouTube score.
-- -- What was that like.
-- was incredible we were absolutely blown away when I left it was 265 views on Friday Saturday it was a few thousand.
By Sunday it'd really exploded and we had hundreds of thousands of -- and by Monday we were off to the races.
If you're talking to a guy who thought a couple hundred people watch this video and who has been immensely gratified by that response.
Thank you Ryan.
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