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John Stossel

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Stossel: Told you so!

Republicans held the Senate! Democrats took the House but by a narrower margin! Did I just embarrass myself?

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Stossel: A bridge to sell you

“Libertarians believe that you should be as conservative or as liberal as you want to be as long as you don’t want to force yourself on others,” says Larry Sharpe, Libertarian candidate for governor of New York.

Stossel: Politicians’ deceitful promise

Will you be able to retire? Maybe not.

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Stossel: Shut up, they explain

Gloria Alvarez, the young woman from Guatemala I wrote about last week, just got blocked by Facebook. Why? Because she criticizes socialism.

Stossel: Seriously mentally ill

They live on the street, often foraging through Dumpsters. Some threaten us. Occasionally, they assault people.

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Stossel: Leaving the left

Watching this video upset me. Students and even faculty members won’t let Dave Rubin speak. They constantly interrupt, shouting “hate speech!” and “black lives matter!”

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Column: Scooters outrun the law

I just zipped down a city street on an electric scooter. It cost me 15 cents a minute.

Stossel: Social media censorship II

Are those who question the severity of global warming worse than Nazis? I wouldn’t think so, but YouTube, owned by Google, seems to.

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Stossel: Social media trickery

YouTube just added an “information panel” to all my videos about climate change.

Stossel: Social Security fails

Social Security is running out of money. You may not believe that, but it’s a fact.

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Stossel: Ignorant Sen. Bernie Sanders

Sen. Bernie Sanders is all over the internet! New York Magazine says he is “quietly building a digital media empire.”

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Stossel: Working for tips

Union protesters and celebrity advocates have decided that waiters’ tips aren’t big enough.

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Stossel: Less-communist Cuba

While self-proclaimed “democratic socialists” win Democratic primaries in America, actual socialists in Cuba are finally backing away from some of the ideas that kept Cubans poor.

Stossel: Banning straws

Want to sip a refreshing beverage this summer?

Stossel: Dads needed

Warren Farrell was once considered a feminist leader. He hung around with Gloria Steinem and wrote about why men and women should break out of rigid old gender roles.

Stossel: One nation, many individuals

We celebrate the Fourth of July because that’s the day the Declaration of Independence was signed, 242 years ago.

Stossel: Shut up, they explain

I’m not surprised that mobs shriek at Trump administration officials in restaurants and that Maxine Waters wants more of that. I’ve watched this happen at American colleges.

Stossel: Chinese Big Brother

Upset because Facebook and Google invade your privacy? Be glad you don’t live in China.

Stossel: Patriarchy defender

“Shame on you! Shame on you!” chanted protestors after psychology professor Jordan Peterson said he’d refuse to obey a law that would require everyone to call people by the pronoun they prefer — pronouns like “ze” instead of “he” or “she.”

STOSSEL: Crony developments

“Are you on the take?” When I tried to get Edgewater, New Jersey, politicians to answer that question, the mayor wouldn’t discuss it, ultimately telling me, “You may sit down.”

Stossel: Against higher education

Today, all Americans are told, “Go to college!”

Stossel: The Innocence Project

On TV crime shows like “CSI,” “NCIS” and “Law & Order,” science gets the bad guys.

Stossel: Amazon fights back

Seattle is worried about the well-being of the poor and mentally ill people living there, so it’s going to drive businesses out of town.

Stossel: Hating DeVos

People hate Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.

Stossel: Propaganda Networks

Why does American journalist Abby Martin do propaganda for socialist murderers?

Stossel: Teachers with guns

What should be done about school shootings?

Stossel: Hidden taxes

The cable bill was the last straw, says Kristin Tate. “That’s the one that really made me mad.”

Stossel: War on science

We’ve been told conservatives don’t believe in science, and that there’s a “Republican war on science.”

Stossel: Poisonous taxes

Soda will cost you more in Philadelphia, Seattle, Boulder, Colorado, and a bunch of California cities because politicians in those places voted to tax it.

Stossel: The red pill

In the movie “The Matrix,” swallowing a red pill reveals the truth, while downing a blue pill leaves you trapped in illusion.

Stossel: Climate exit

President Trump’s pick to be the new secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is not a fan of the Paris climate agreement, the treaty that claims it will slow global warning by reducing the world’s carbon dioxide emissions.

Stossel column: No trade barriers

No, President Trump, it’s not true that if you tax imported steel, we “will have protection for the first time in a long while.”

Stossel column: Pay your dues!

If your workplace is a union shop, are you forced to pay union dues?

Stossel column: The right choice - Success Academy

Kids who attend New York City’s Success Academy charter schools do remarkably well.

Stossel column: Silk Road leads to prison stripes

Ross Ulbricht was a quiet nerd — an Eagle Scout who never cursed.

Stossel column: USA ranks 17th in Human Freedom Index

Is America the world’s freest country? Sadly, no.

Stossel column: Should have kept government closed

The government is open again. That’s too bad.

Stossel column: Selling hate

Who will warn Americans about hate groups? The media know: the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Stossel column: Punish poor people

Store owner Kamal Saleh was just hit with thousands of dollars in fines.