Posts with the tag “john-stossel”
Government Delays Flights
May 25th, 2022
By John StosselPlanning to fly this summer? Good luck. Delays are up. Cancellations, too. Why? Because of the pilot shortage. A pilot shortage? How can this be? Flying is a popular job....
Pumping Up Prices
May 18th, 2022
By John StosselThe price of gas keeps rising. "The reason for that is because of Putin's war," said President Joe Biden. But that's impossible. Most of the price rise came before Putin a...
May 11th, 2022
John StosselActivists have convinced Americans that "organic" food is better -- healthier, better-tasting, life-extending. As a result, poor parents feel guilty if they can't afford to pay $7 fo...
May 4th, 2022
By John StosselDid you know that in some states, if you miss one tax payment, local politicians will take your home, sell it and keep all the profits?Really.Tawanda Hall was behind on her taxes. She w...
April 27th, 2022
By John StosselI love Wikipedia. I donated thousands of dollars to the Wikimedia Foundation.Before Wikipedia, all we had were printed encyclopedias -- out of date by the time we bought them.Then liber...
April 20th, 2022
By John StosselThe media's ignorance about basic economics is galling. I expect it from politicians. I expect it from The New York Times. But it's sad to see in the New York Post, my town's rare...
April 13th, 2022
By John StosselBookstores now sell only certain kinds of children's books."Go into Barnes & Noble," says Bethany Mandel in my new video, "and you will be met with a wall of biographies. Probably 27 di...
Never Admit Anything
April 6th, 2022
By John StosselPresident Joe Biden says he never talked business with his son. Maybe he didn't. Maybe that Ukrainian gas company paid Hunter Biden half a million dollars because he has u...
Let Them In
March 30th, 2022
John StosselMillions flee Ukraine.Where will they go?Some want to come to America. But doing that legally is hard. A complex system is supposed to determine which people deserve to get in line to get ...
March 23rd, 2022
By John StosselThe "Greens" promise renewables, solar and wind power, will replace fossil fuels. After all, the wind and sun are free, and they don't pollute! Oops. Now countries that em...
A Principled Politician
March 16th, 2022
By John StosselI dislike politicians. I don't trust people who are so desperately eager to run others' lives.But Rep. Ron Paul is different. He wants government to leave us alone.He promoted the benef...
Cowards and Leaders
March 9th, 2022
By John StosselRussia's invasion revealed big differences in how politicians deal with threats.The president of Ukraine, when offered evacuation, said, "I need ammunition, not a ride." He's a leader.B...
My Dream State of the Union
March 2nd, 2022
By John StosselPresident Joe Biden just gave his State of the Union Address. Here's what I wish Biden said:"Russia's unwarranted invasion of Ukraine reminds us why it's crucial that America's military...
The Woke AMA
February 23rd, 2022
By John StosselThe American Medical Association now tells doctors: Use woke language! It's issued a 54-page guide telling doctors things like, don't say "equality"; say "equity." Don't say "minority";...
February 16th, 2022
By John StosselJoe Rogan is amazing.Five years ago, I left Fox to start Stossel TV. I left because I was frustrated by live TV. Guests talked so much but said little.I now produce videos like the ones...
Groveling to China
February 9th, 2022
By John StosselCompanies tell us they support justice."Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything," says former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in a Nike ad."Speak for the people...
February 2nd, 2022
By John StosselInflation is the worst in 40 years.The price of cars is up 37%. Gas is up 49%.During the last few years, as politicians spent ever more money, experts told us not to worry.Jerome Powell...
January 26th, 2022
By John StosselSan Francisco's liberal mayor declared a "state of emergency" to try to deal with the city's "nasty streets."How did it get so bad?Journalist Michael Shellenberger's new book, "San Fran...
January 19th, 2022
By John StosselOmicron spreads. The media say, "Governments must act!"Many have, bringing back mask mandates and closing schools.Do these rules work?No.My new video shows why Florida's approach is bet...
Money for Indoctrination
January 12th, 2022
By John StosselGlenn Youngkin recently was elected Virginia's governor partly because he promised to ban teaching of CRT.CRT stands for critical race theory, which argues that every American instituti...
January 5th, 2022
By John StosselIndependents are now America's largest group of voters.After George Bush's presidency, fewer people called themselves Republicans. After Obama's, fewer called themselves Democrats.How w...
December 29th, 2021
By John StosselIt's the season for giving.I'll give.This week I'll donate to the Doe Fund, a charity that helps drug users and ex-cons find purpose in life through work. "Work works!" they say. It sur...
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...
December 15th, 2021
By John StosselCOVID-19 deaths are up. Politicians tell us to wear masks and get vaccinated.Amid the fear, I'm surprised that we haven't heard more about two drugs that could make COVID-19 much less o...
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, ...
December 1st, 2021
By John StosselI've reported how Facebook censors me.Now I've learned that they also censor environmentalist Michael Shellenberger, statistician Bjorn Lomborg and former New York Times columnist John ...
Thank Private Property
November 24th, 2021
By John StosselHappy Thanksgiving!But beware the "tragedy of the commons." It almost killed off the pilgrims.Now, via Washington, D.C., it's probably coming for us.Tragedy of the commons is a concept ...
Prove You're Needed!
November 17th, 2021
By John Stossel"Why does Louisiana have the right to stop me from doing what I love to do?" asks Ursula Newell-Davis in my new video.Newell-Davis has helped people. She's a social worker who's worked ...
Let Parents Choose
November 10th, 2021
John StosselAs Virginia's gubernatorial election drew to a close last week, Democrat Terry McAuliffe brought in teachers union president Randi Weingarten.He thought that would help?I suppose he, like ...
November 3rd, 2021
By John StosselWe're out of Afghanistan. Good. We should have gotten out before.Our involvement there was America's longest war, longer than the Civil War, World War I and World War II combined. We ac...
Lessons from Venezuela
October 27th, 2021
By John StosselDemocrats say President Joe Biden won "a strong mandate." His government can do all sorts of good things!I don't believe he has a mandate, but thanks to the selfishness of former Presid...
Let Life Resume
October 13th, 2021
By John StosselAmerica remains bound by often extreme pandemic restrictions.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends staying 6 feet away from others. In Oregon, everyone must wear a m...
September 29th, 2021
By John StosselI just sued Facebook.I didn't want to sue. I hate lawsuits. I tried for a year to reach someone at Facebook to fix things, but Facebook wouldn't.Here's the problem: Facebook uses "indep...
Charity That Changes Lives
September 22nd, 2021
By John StosselGovernment-run schools fail kids.Teachers unions and education bureaucrats say, "We need more money!"But America already spends a fortune on public schools.My town, New York City, spend...
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