Book Discussion on The Big Ripoff

Timothy Carney talked about his book The Big Ripoff: How Big Business and Big Government Steal Your Money, published by… read more

Timothy Carney talked about his book The Big Ripoff: How Big Business and Big Government Steal Your Money, published by Wiley. Mr. Carney argued that big business and big government are working together to steal money from American consumers, taxpayers and entrepreneurs. He cited the “death tax,” clean fuel regulations and the reform of the welfare system as examples of how politicians and large corporations are threatening America’s tradition of free enterprise. The participants responded to audience members' questions.

Mr. Pinkerton joined Mr. Carney to comment on the book, moderated by Mr. Slivinski. close

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Book Discussion on The Big Ripoff

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193475-1
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 20, 2006
Last Aired:
Aug 21, 2006

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  • Aug 20, 2006 | 11:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 20, 2006 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 21, 2006 | 5:58am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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