Weak demand 80 times more likely to lead to job loss than ‘regulations’

Does government regulation really kill jobs? Economists say overall effect is minimal. – The Washington Post http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/does-government-regulation-really-kill-jobs-economists-say-overall-effect-minimal/2011/10/19/gIQALRF5IN_story.html?hpid=z1

In 2010, 0.3 percent of the people who lost their jobs in layoffs were let go because of “government regulations/intervention.” By comparison, 25 percent were laid off because of a drop in business demand.

And again we see Republicans going all out against the wrong problem.