There is not one aspect of any of our lives that the bureaucrats in federal government don’t want to stick our noses into. They to tell us what to eat. They tell the grocery stores how to label salad. They tell us what kind of toilets and showers we can have in our bathrooms. They tell us what kind of lightbulbs to put in our fixtures. They tell us how many miles per gallon our cars have to get. They even tell us how many minutes of break time we must take at work. So it’s really not surprising that they’re now telling us how to do upkeep on our homes, all in the name of safety of course. The message to Americans is that we’re all too inept to take care of our own lives and we need the guiding fist of Big Government.
This week, the Obama administration released a “bold new vision for addressing the nation’s health and economic burdens caused by preventable hazards associated with the home.”
The project has a name: “Advancing Healthy Housing: A Strategy for Action.”
“People in the United States spend about 70% of their time in a home,” the announcement said.