Posts with the tag “big-government”
You Can't Say That!
April 12th, 2023
By John StosselOver the past three years, we reporters learned there were certain things that we weren't allowed to say. Not long ago, in fact, my new video may have been censored. One dangerou...
My COVID Experience
March 29th, 2023
By John StosselWhen I swallow, knives cut my throat. I cough and sometimes can't stop. That's frightening. I caught COVID. Dodged it three years. But this week, I suddenly felt lo...
March 15th, 2023
By John StosselYour flight is delayed? Blame your government. OK, it's not always government's fault. Sometimes it's weather or mechanical problems. But often we suffer horrible flight delays be...
Students Defend Freedom
March 8th, 2023
By John StosselGovernment imposes a million rules. Americans seem to want more! Leftists want new gun laws and bans on single-use plastics, gas stoves, fossil fuels, gas-powered cars, nuclear p...
The Stupid Act
March 1st, 2023
By John StosselAfter a recent hurricane, Puerto Ricans desperately needed fuel. Fortunately, an oil tanker was right offshore. Unfortunately, the United States government forbade it to com...
Joe Biden Turns the American Government Into Wokeness, Inc.
February 23rd, 2023
By Ben ShapiroLast week, as Presidents Day weekend loomed, the Biden administration dropped a little-noticed executive order. That executive order happened to be one of the broadest, most transformati...
Bureaucrats Ban Betting
February 15th, 2023
By John StosselWhat will happen in the future? Is there a way to know? There is, maybe. One technique that predicts the future better than any other is prediction markets. The sto...
The Left's Big Pitch: Embrace a Worse Life in the Name of Equality
December 21st, 2022
By Ben ShapiroThis week, The New York Times released a long expose of the shortcomings of the United Kingdom's National Health Service. Long cherished as a crown jewel of Left-wing governmental policy...
The Science of Happiness
December 14th, 2022
By John StosselAre you happy? Many people say they feel happier during the holidays. But I'm not happy. Democrats and Republicans keep voting for bigger government. Few people accept the...
Politics by Profession
August 10th, 2022
By John StosselWhy are you a conservative? Or a libertarian, Republican, Democrat, socialist? Ok, if you read my column, you're probably not a socialist ... But how do people come to...
COVID's Good News
July 27th, 2022
By John StosselAt least the pandemic had a silver lining. It taught parents that there are better alternatives to government schools. When COVID hit, bureaucrats in control were eager to c...
Where's the Beef?
July 20th, 2022
By John StosselHow can it be that with so much cattle in America, we sometimes can't buy meat? At the beginning of the pandemic, Costco, Wegmans and Kroger limited purchases of beef. Hundreds of...
July 13th, 2022
By John StosselSome Western leaders envy dictators' powers.President Donald Trump said, when North Korea's Kim Jong-un speaks, "his people sit up at attention. I want my people to do the same."Preside...
If 'No One Wants to Take Our Guns,' Stop Saying the Opposite
June 2nd, 2022
By Larry Elder[Editor's note: the following column was originally published in 2017.]Almost immediately after the 2017 Las Vegas shooting came the calls for "common sense" gun control. The quest almos...
That we are underlings...
May 9th, 2022
By Patrick HallThe late German sociologist, Karl Mannheim, along with political scientist Aaron Wildavsky (May 31, 1930 – September 4, 1993) recognized the tendency in Western cultures to breed, or at...
“Voter rights legislation” is a demand for government-backed systemic voter disenfranchisement!
January 11th, 2022
By Kevin McGrayOne of the worst affronts to the collective dignity of a supposedly “free society” is the active undermining of the expression of free voices via the vote. Shockingly, otherwise reasona...
The Year of Living Unreasonably
December 29th, 2021
By Ben ShapiroIn 2020, Americans learned that if emergency dictated, we could lock down, mask up, and blow out spending to temporarily stymie the impact of a global pandemic. We learned that if uncert...
No Wonder Why People and Businesses Are Dumping California
December 23rd, 2021
By Larry ElderA recent study by the Cato Institute, the libertarian think tank, ranked California 48th out of the 50 states in personal and economic freedom. The study also examines fiscal policy and ...
Questioning the Science
December 22nd, 2021
By John StosselWhen people criticize Dr. Anthony Fauci, he says: "They're really criticizing science. Because I represent science."Pretty arrogant.I assume Fauci is a top-notch scientist. My brother w...
A Different Park
December 8th, 2021
By John StosselPeople want "public" rather than "private."Public is ... free, right? Wide open. Sharing. Available to everyone. All good things."Private" is ... selfish, closed, for the rich.Clearly, ...
This Is Why I Ran
November 4th, 2021
By Larry ElderDuring and after my unsuccessful eight-week campaign for governor of California, I received many letters and tried to reply to as many as I could. These stood out.Dear Mr. Elder,Hi, my n...
Freedom Waters Will Break Through Biden's Authoritarian Mandate Wall
October 26th, 2021
By Ken BlackwellThe American people must never lose sight of what makes our country great as we march toward victory in our ongoing efforts to defeat the COVID-19 pandemic. We will defeat this enemy w...
July 14th, 2021
By John StosselAmerica has so many regulations that today, often the only way to do something new, to create something great, to prosper is to ignore rules.Minutes before SpaceX launched a rocket, the...
Big Business Loves Big Government
July 7th, 2021
By John StosselPoliticians say they pass laws to "protect Americans from big business."People like hearing that. Many don't like big business.Unfortunately, most people don't realize that those laws o...
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cartoon 01/31/23A Surprising PoliticianWhen Black Police Officers Kill a Black Man, That's White SupremacyCartoon 02/1/23Racializing the Death of a Black Man by the Police, Part ICartoon 02/02/23White Privilege or Black Fathers - Part 2Cartoon 02/03/23Cartoon 02/05/23Cartoon 02/06/23White Privilege or Black Fathers - Part 3'Memphis is on fire': Police brutality? Yes! Police racism? No!Tyre Nichols’ Alleged Killers Already Broke The Law, So More Laws Aren’t The Answer — Accountability IsCartoon 02/07/23Cartoon 02/08/23White Privilege or Black Fathers - Part 4Mike Pompeo Versus LibertariansSatan Is So Hot Right NowRacializing the Death of a Black Man by the Police, Part 2Cartoon 02/09/23Cartoon 02/10/23Cartoon 02/12/23Cartoon 02/13/23Cartoon 02/14/23Young Americans Are Losing Their Minds. The Social Left Is to Blame.Bureaucrats Ban BettingCartoon 02/15/23Cartoon 02/16/23President Biden Claims GOP Wants to 'Sunset' Entitlements: What about Clinton, Obama and then-Sen. Biden?Cartoon 02/17/23Cartoon 02/19/23Cartoon 02/21/23Government's Dirty SecretCartoon 02/22/23Cartoon 02/20/23Joe Biden Turns the American Government Into Wokeness, Inc.Cartoon 02/23/23'Evil' Fox News Versus 'Trusted CNN,' Part 1Cartoon 02/24/23Cartoon 02/26/23Cartoon 02/27/23
Cartoon 02/28/23The Stupid ActThe Greatest Cover-up in Human HistoryCartoon 03/01/23Evil Fox News Versus 'Trusted CNN,' Part 2Cartoon 03/02/23Colorman Part 1Cartoon 03/05/23Cartoon 03/07/23Students Defend FreedomWhite Man Down: Frustration is Not RacismCartoon 03/09/23What We Weren't Shown About Jan. 6Cartoon 03/12/23Cartoon 03/13/23Better FlyingCartoon 03/15/23How To Crash the Economy, Big Government Style