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John Stossel

John Stossel is author of “No They Can’t! Why Government Fails — But Individuals Succeed.” For other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit

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I now make my living by releasing short videos on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

By John Stossel October 3, 2019
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When political arguments aren’t getting you anywhere, what can you do? Start your own country!

By John Stossel September 26, 2019
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I rarely watch cable news anymore. It’s all hysteria, all the time. CNN: “We are destroying the planet.” MSNBC: “The middle class is disappearing!” President Donald Trump says drug trafficking “is worse than ever!”

By John Stossel September 19, 2019
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With most services, you get to shop around, but rarely can you do that with government-run schools.

By John Stossel September 12, 2019
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On Labor Day, did you celebrate workers? More likely, you made it a day of rest.

By John Stossel September 5, 2019
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Why does most of Africa stay poor while other parts of the world prosper? People blame things like climate, the history of colonialism, racism, etc. But I say Senegalese businesswoman Magatte Wade gives the right explanation: too many rules.

By John Stossel August 29, 2019
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President Donald Trump promised he’d get rid of bad rules. “Remove the anchor dragging us down!” he said when campaigning for president. “We’re going to cancel every needless job-killing regulation!”

By John Stossel August 22, 2019
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“Fake news!” shouts the president. His supporters cheer. That drives my colleagues into a frenzy of self-absorbed handwringing: “Threats to press freedom ... press persecution!”

By John Stossel August 8, 2019
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Never before have presidential candidates offered voters so much “free” stuff.

By John Stossel August 1, 2019
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Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign was just disrupted by campaign workers demanding the same $15 per hour Sanders demands government force all employers to pay.

By John Stossel July 25, 2019

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