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Nanny State

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Nanny State by David Harsanyi
Sep 18, 2007 | ISBN 9780767928458

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Advance Praise for Nanny State

“The scariest thing about the creeping authoritarianism of What’s Good For You is how few people notice it anymore. David Harsanyi notices it, thank God, and has written a terrific reminder of why, if they can force you to wear your seatbelt, they can force you to do just about anything. Buy this book. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you may wind up voting Libertarian.”
—Tucker Carlson, host of MSNBC’s Tucker and author of Politicians, Partisans, and Parasites: My Adventures in Cable News

“The average American has little idea just how many liberties have been lost through the growth of the Leviathan. Increasingly there’s a regulation, the need to get permission, and the outright banning of ordinary activities that have always been seen as personal and private. David Harsanyi gives us a detailed script of this ugly process. He is more than generous by titling this egregious attack on our liberties as the ‘Nanny State.’”
—Walter E. Williams, John M. Olin Distinguished Professor of Economics at George Mason University and author of More Liberty Means Less Government

“This is a dangerous book—mostly because if it falls into the hands of legislators or city councils, they’ll find new ideas for things to ban or mandate. But for sensible people, it’s a wake-up call about the efforts of busybodies on both left and right to nitpick every aspect of our lives, from what we eat and drink to what we watch on television to what games our children can play.”
—David Boaz, executive vice president of the Cato Institute and author of Libertarianism: A Primer

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