The Federal Register (the compendium of U.S. regulations — call it the footprint of bureaucracy) weighed in at 78,961 pages in 2012. There is no reason to assume that number has declined since then. The U.S. tax code came in at 73,954 pages in 2013.
That brings us to a slight departure from my usual practice. Here’s the Cartoon of the Day:
I hope you’ll join me in a resounding…