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Death by Liberalism: The Fatal Outcome of Well-Meaning Liberal Policies

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More Americans have been killed by well-meaning liberal policies than by all the wars of the last century combined. J. R. Dunn not only analyzes the unintended consequences of liberal policies, but argues that these consequences have resulted in millions of fatalities in the United States and around the world.

Liberalism sees itself as a rational and helpful philosophy tha
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ebook, 320 pages
Published January 18th 2011 by HarperCollins e-books (first published January 1st 2011)
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Bernie
May 16, 2011 Bernie rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
In his introduction J.R. Dunn gives a short historical review of the rise of mass ideologies of fascism, Nazism and communism, and the admiration these movements were initially given by liberals here in the United States and elsewhere…

…Until the killing began.

Millions and millions of deaths were based on the premise that, “An individual who did not fit in, who was an irritant to the state or simply failed to meet specifications, was dealt with in the same fashion as a broken part….. Democide (
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Mark Miller
Mar 25, 2011 Mark Miller rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This is a book of unintended consequences. A thoroughly-referenced thesis of all the things that can't possibly be anticipated, no matter how well intentioned the objective. It's a great object lesson in how we invariably make things worse when we vainly strive to make things better. But, sadly, it's a lesson our leaders and so-called visionaries never seem to learn. The book takes you painfully through one example after another...from judicial reform, to consumer protection regulations, to CAFE ...more
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May 30, 2013 Bill rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I thought this book was reasonably well written, but it is not as good as Robert Zubrin's Merchants of Despair.
Doug Hauser
Apr 17, 2011 Doug Hauser rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
If we could only get the "zombie" media to present some of these views we might have a chance.
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