The research cited indicates that the regulatory burden on businesses in the United States is increasing and, as a result, entrepreneurship is declining. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., shared his experience as a CEO of a plastics manufacturing company and explained that the multi-layered rules and regulation are an enormous cost of doing business. The decline of entrepreneurship poses a problem because a thriving business climate is necessary for long-term economic growth.
David Henderson is even more staunchly opposed to conscription than was Milton Friedman. (I agree with David.)