Somehow I do not think that is the answer to America's problems.
The right wing-nuts continually blast the left accusing the left of being lazy, no-goods, who just don't want to work and are just looking for government hand outs.
As the book explains, it was never about that, as the two-face actions of self-proclaimed conservatives reveal.
The premise of the book is the Conservatives in the United States have been able to frame the discussions on budget by claiming that they want less government, and the Liberals... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Kristi Richardson
Dean Baker does an outstanding job of debunking "Free Market" myths about the role of government in conservative policy making. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Charles Andersen
This is not easy reading. It gets technical if you're not an economist and it will anger you. But it does explain a lot of what's going on in our country right now. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Kevin B. Reynolds
This book is actually available as a free pdf or kindle format from DeanBaker.net. I was hoping to find the kindle version here for easy download but for some reason it is not at... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Will Wilkin
Dean Baker writes a book about a topic that gets too little attention. The right wing-nuts continually blast the left accusing the left of being lazy, no-goods, who just don't... Read morePublished on July 17, 2012 by guitarsandmore805
This book was created hastily by the author and is little more than a propaganda tool for progressives. Read morePublished on March 7, 2011 by JAK
The author has made a case.However,the case he brings and successfully argues would not apply at all to conservatives like Adam Smith,Edmund Burke,Alexander Hamilton,George... Read morePublished on August 15, 2010 by Michael Emmett Brady
POW! It takes but 108 pages for economist Dean Baker's THE CONSERVATIVE NANNY STATE: HOW THE WEALTHY USE THE GOVERNMENT TO STAY RICH AND GET RICHER to knock out wealthy... Read morePublished on June 23, 2010 by J. L LaRegina
Dean Baker says much with few words (100 pages) covering Tort Reform, Patenting/Intellectual property rights, Health Care, The Federal Reserve... Read morePublished on November 25, 2009 by J. Gwinn