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And cut workplace safety and environmental safety. I guess the attrition route is the Republicans new meme.

Asked how he would help single mothers balance the demands of family and work, Lonegan advocated for “cutting the size of government across the board, freeing up businesses and cutting regulation.” He specifically proposed sunsetting regulations for the Environmental Protection Agency and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, so that lawmakers could review their impact. “We need to start from scratch. That’s one step in the right direction,” he said.
HELLO! Mr Lonegan we don't need to review their impact. There is ample evidence those regulations and protections were put there for a reason:

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Four-year-old Mary, who shucks two pots of oysters a day at Dunbar. Tends the baby when not working ... Location: Dunbar, Louisiana (LOC)

Interior of tobacco shed, Hawthorn Farm. Girls in foreground are 8, 9, and 10 years old. The 10 yr. old makes 50 cents a day. 12 workers on this farm are 8 to 14 years old, and about 15 are over 15 yrs. Location: Hazardville, Connecticut. (LOC)

Being from New Jersey I would think this politician would think about what cutting environmental protections will do. Harken back to he good old days?:

Welcome to the industrial age… Paterson, New Jersey silk mills in their prime approximately 1908. Breathe in deep!  (dedicated to my Flickr friend Jeffs4653, who enjoys photographing the ruins of these mills and factories as they appear today).

Which do you prefer? Color or B&W version? Industrial ruins and crane graveyard at the end of Greene St toward the Morris Canal and the Statue of Liberty. Jersey City. March 1975

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