John Stossel

John Stossel is author of No They Can't! Why Government Fails — But Individuals Succeed. Award-winning news correspondent John Stossel is currently with Fox Business Network and Fox News. Before making the change to Fox News, Stossel was the co-anchor of ABC News's "20/20." Eight to 10 million people watched his program weekly. Often, he ended "20/20" with a TV column called "Give Me a Break," which challenged conventional wisdom. Stossel has received 19 Emmy Awards and has been honored five times for excellence in consumer reporting by the National Press Club. Among his other awards are the George Polk Award for Outstanding Local Reporting and the George Foster Peabody Award. For other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit www.creators.com.
Capitalism, Market Competition and Netflix

Capitalism, Market Competition and Netflix

Blockbuster’s demise began when it charged a man named Reed Hastings $40 in late fees. That annoyed him so much, he started a subscription-based, mail-order movie rental company he called Netflix.

State Licensing Regulations Limit Competition

State Licensing Regulations Limit Competition

Byzantine state laws demand you get a state-approved license before you may become a hairdresser, tour guide, travel agent, house painter and all sorts of other jobs where customer happiness should be the guide.

Give, Don’t Govern

Give, Don’t Govern

Government’s built-in ignorance explains how it can spend trillions on failed poverty programs, and then respond to the failure by demanding more funds to continue the same programs.

Thanks, Private Property!

Thanks, Private Property!

Families will argue this Thanksgiving. Such arguments have a long tradition. The Pilgrims had clashing ideas about how to organize their settlement in the New World. The resolution of that debate made the first Thanksgiving possible. The Pilgrims were religious,...

Climate Myths

Climate Myths

Governments want to keep control… Carbon dioxide becomes that molecule by which (they) can take control of your lives.

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