"Conservative muckraking at its best ... an indispensible field guide to the Obama years."
-Columnist Jonah Goldberg
"Every libertarian and free-market conservative who still believes that large corporations are trusted allies needs to read this book, as does every well-meaning liberal who believes that expansions of the welfare-regulatory state are done to benefit the common people."
-Congressman Ron Paul
"This meticulously researched book is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand how Washington really works."
-David Freddoso, best-selling author of The Case Against Barack Obama
Winner, 2006 Lysander Spooner Award for Best Book on Liberty
"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 Gigot, Wall Street Journal