That is why I started this blog- Frankenstein Government- and I can think of no better example of statist government gone wild than this.
President Obama's administration, heavily criticized for the BP oil spill and closing offshore waters to drilling, has miraculously had a change of heart just prior to the election. Later this month, you'll be able to obtain offshore drilling leases just so long as you comply with government regulations. One of those regulations mandates that oil companies must hire marine wildlife observers to make sure drilling activities are not bothering marine mammals and such. I'm not sure how the monthly reporting might look.
You cannot make this shit up. http://cnsnews.com/news/article/obama-administration-mandates-oil-firms-hire-sea-turtle-observers