“When finally you surrender to us it will be of your own free will.”
The Competitive Enterprise Institute has a short video that details the deep intrusion of the regulatory state:
As I am wont to say, there are many different paths that you can take to socialism. Tyrants or wannabe tyrants prefer to implement socialism by force. Your elites and betters prefer to bring it to you via a massively intrusive state where you must go to them to get permission just to act.