Timmy elsewhereFebruary 17, 2013 Tim WorstallTimmy Elsewhere2 CommentsAt the ASI. Proof once again that our leaders are drooling nincompoops. previousFrom food regulation to chemicals registrationnextInteresting little factoid I just found out 2 thoughts on “Timmy elsewhere” Devil's Kitchen February 17, 2013 at 11:10 am Let’s say that the free trade deal is, in fact, worth £75bn; then let’s assume that the barriers have been in place for 20 years. That means that the lack of free trade over 20 years has cost EU and US consumers £1500 billion. So, can we now bill the politicians for that amount? Can we sue them for making us £1500 billion poorer? Please…? DK Gamecock February 17, 2013 at 1:52 pm I am reminded of when California “deregulated” the electric power industry in 1996. To this day, Californians declare that “deregulation doesn’t work.” Here’s the “deregulation” legislation: http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/95-96/bill/asm/ab_1851-1900/ab_1890_bill_960924_chaptered.html Had it been actual deregulation, one line would have done, “Government isn’t going to interfere with electricity production and sales anymore.” Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.