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The Big Ripoff: How Big Business and Big Government Steal Your Money

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"Politicians like to say that government is on the side of the little guy. But with impressive documentation and persuasive examples, Tim Carney shows how government power and regulation are typically used to assist the powerful."
-Paul A. Gigot Editorial Page Editor, the Wall Street Journal

"Exposes the dirty little secret of American politics: h
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Hardcover, 285 pages
Published July 1st 2006 by John Wiley & Sons (first published January 1st 2006)
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Ian
Oct 25, 2011 rated it liked it
A great book if not a great read. This is the kind of info most Americans need to understand. The nexus of big business/big government is where liberty dies. This is why government power must be limited, and why we must change the progressive politics of expert culture.
Michael Behmer
Mar 17, 2014 rated it really liked it
I've know Tim since undergrad and I wouldn't expect anything less from him. As long as I have known him he has been a great communicator. Tim has a talent for sharing his passion for liberty and exposing the injustice that impacts us in America. He has a true ability to bring an understanding of economics to his audience.
Libertylover501
Aug 26, 2012 rated it really liked it
A devastating account of how big corporations use government regulations to improve their profit margin. Liberals who love to hate big corporations and clamor for more regulations, should read this book.
Peter
May 21, 2010 rated it really liked it
Good book. I learned a lot about enron in this book that I never knew. I wonder how many business leaders actually believe in the free market!
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