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Mar 20, 2024 ~ John Stossel, "'15 Days to Slow the Spread'" "But the media's experts were just wrong. Swedish health officials were right." "Sweden's excess death rate was the lowest in Europe. Sweden's economy got through the pandemic much healthier than other countries. Because Swedish schools never closed, Swedish students didn't suffer the learning losses that American kids did." [Coronavirus, Fake News, John Stossel]
Nov 5, 2023 ~ John Stossel, 'The Food Insecurity Lie' Joe Biden says 24 million Americans "suffer from food insecurity!" That sounds like 24M are starving. Far from it. In fact 'food insecure' people are MORE likely to be obese. "Food insecurity is not the same thing as hunger. It just means that they had to rely on cheaper foods, store-brand alternatives ... or reduce variety." This is similar to the lie Democrats and the #FakeNews tell about "food deserts." They get create their stats for food deserts by excluding all stores with sales less than $2 million. But if they include all the stores that sell food, the effect disappears. [Economics, Fake News, John Stossel]
Aug 13, 2023 ~ John Stossel, 'The Fake Climate Consensus' Climatologist Judith Curry says scientists have incentive to be alarmists. Path to "fame and fortune." She tasted it when her research showed hurricanes were getting worse. Not when she found that was in error. [Climate Change, Economics, Fake News, John Stossel]
Jul 21, 2023 ~ John Stossel, 'Smears for Money' Exposes the Souther Poverty Law Center. The SPLC which was once a trusted cataloger of hate groups has become a hate group itself. They falsely accuse many good people and orgs. Got the Family Research Council shot up. [Fake Hate Crime, John Stossel, Loathsome Left]
Jan 31, 2023 ~ John Stossel sues FaceBook for 'fact checking' some of his videos and wrongly labeling them a 'False'. His videos were dealing with climate change claims and were true. He is suing because "his viewership plummeted due to both Facebook’s censorship" and reputational harm. [Climate Change, Fake News, John Stossel, Tech Censorship]
Jul 5, 2022 ~ John Stossel, 'Government Delays Flights' There are now 1000s of delays and cancellations every weekend. "Why? Because of the pilot shortage." "Because the government passed another dumb law." "Instead of 250 hours, now [pilots] have to have 1,500 hours!" Few people can do this. [John Stossel, Regulations]
Jun 4, 2022 ~ John Stossel, 'Out of Formula' Shortage continues because govt. regulations won't allow formula from Europe or Mexico. "If you have the wrong scooper, banned! If you don't list a certain ingredient that the FDA demands, (or in the wrong order or not English) you're banned!" [John Stossel, Regulations]
May 11, 2022 ~ Stossel: Government required GMO labeling is increasing the cost of food. "The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the GMO labeling will cost from $598 million to $3.5 billion." GMOs are perfectly safe and the labeling is useless. [Anti-Science, John Stossel, Regulations]
Nov 3, 2021 ~ John Stossel, 'Let Life Resume' "Denmark lifted all pandemic restrictions." "Get vaccinated, and then go about your life normally!" It will never be gone. Has animal reservoirs. We live with risks because the consequences of hiding from them are far worse. Risk is minimal now. [Coronavirus, John Stossel]
Oct 27, 2021 ~ John Stossel, 'Lessons from Venezuela' Everything the Democrats want to bring to the US has failed hugely in Venezuela. Hate speech laws, packing the Supreme Court, gun control, printing money leading to inflation and hyperinflation. [Economics, Guns-Mass Shootings, John Stossel, SCOTUS, Socialism]
Oct 10, 2021 ~ John Stossel sued Facebook for defamation. A so-called fact-checker group called Climate Feedback labeled one of his quotes 'misleading' but it wasn't anything Stossel ever said. Labelled his video "partly false." Stossel demonstrated they lied but Facebook still censored him. [Climate Change, Fake News, Free Speech, John Stossel, Silencing, Tech Censorship]
Sep 12, 2021 ~ John Stossel interviews Black Columbia prof John McWhorter, author of 'Woke Racism". "The way we're being encouraged to think, hurts Black people." Calling "every disparity between races 'systemic racism.' including tests that show an achievement gap. Doesn't fix the problems. [CRT DIE Wokeness, Education, Fake Racism, John Stossel]
Aug 4, 2021 ~ John Stossel, 'Unfair Competition' Good article on the unfairness of trans women competing in sports with biological women. " In most every category, men are much stronger. Testosterone blockers just can't close the gap." Athletes bullied into silence with consequences. [John Stossel, Silencing, Trans, Trans Athletes]
Jul 28, 2021 ~ John Stossel, 'Endless Rules'. Stossel shows how states that have legalized pot have made it so difficult and expensive to do it the legal way, the black market is back big. Need "a 800-page application. Every single plant must be weighed, tagged and tracked from seed to sale. [John Stossel, Regulations]
Jun 9, 2021 ~ John Stossel, 'The Climate Censors' Fakebook censored Stossel's video on climate change. They didn't like the tone more than the facts being wrong. They only allow alarmism which is scaring the heck out of kids and causing people to not have children out of fear for the future. [Climate Change, John Stossel, Silencing, Tech Censorship]
Sep 23, 2020 ~ John Stossel 'Bad Policies Fuel Fires' Democrats falsely blame climate change for California fires. Nancy Pelosi, 'Mother Earth is angry!' Gavin Newsom blames climate change as well. The fires are because these forests not being allowed to clear their tinder as they always have. [Climate Change, John Stossel]
May 13, 2020 ~ John Stossel on how the unintended consequences of the Americans with Disabilities Act may have harmed people with disabilities more than it helped them by making employers afraid to hire them. 'Before the ADA passed, 59% of disabled men had jobs.' 48% after, now less than 30%. [John Stossel, Economics]
Mar 17, 2020 ~ John Stossel explains why laws against 'Price Gouging' do more harm than good. When prices are allowed to adjust to supply and demand, 'people don't experience long lines and shortages.' Otherwise, 'Only the first customers get what they want.' 'Price "gouging" saves lives.' [John Stossel, Economics, Coronavirus]
Mar 11, 2020 ~ John Stossel, 'Government Outlaws Freelance Work' New law requires reclassifying freelance workers as employees. 'people who hire them must now give them benefits like overtime, unemployment'. Vox calls it 'a victory for workers everywhere', then lays off hundreds because of it. [John Stossel, Regulations, Economics]
Dec 11, 2019 ~ John Stossel, 'The Forgotten Debt'. Stossel rightly reminds us that the debt is $23 trillion and increasing about $1 trillion a year. This is clearly unsustainable but it is politically impossible for anyone to address it. Even talks of slowing the growth are met with howls. [Deficit, Debt, John Stossel]
Nov 27, 2019 ~ John Stossel, 'Thanks Private Property'. Explains how the Pilgrims 'almost starved' trying socialism with no private ownership. In a desperate attempt to try something new, Bradford 'assigned every family a parcel of land' People started to work and invent. Soon they had plenty. [Socialism, Economics, John Stossel]
Nov 21, 2019 ~ Pat Michaels on hurricanes, using 'global satellite coverage. We can measure their power. There is no significant increase whatsoever. No relationship between hurricane activity and the surface temperature of the planet!' Stossel, 'He's right. That's what government data shows.' [Climate Change, John Stossel]
Aug 21, 2019 ~ Stossel says so far so good with Trump's promise to deregulate. He has eliminated about 5 regulations for every new one. One of the contributors to the great economy. 'regulations have unintended side effects that often outweigh the good they're intended to do.' [Trump Win, Economy, Economics, Regulations, John Stossel]
Jul 24, 2019 ~ Stossel 'Wages War' 'After Seattle raised its minimum wage to $15, entry-level job growth stalled. Job growth continued in the rest of Washington state but not in Seattle.' Businesses once hired 'inexperienced kids and trained them, giving them valuable starter experience'. [Minimum Wage, Economics, John Stossel]
Jun 19, 2019 ~ John Stossel argues Capitalism is the moral system. Capitalism is the only system people are free to trade goods and services and labor voluntarily with each other. 'The only way to get rich under capitalism is to serve your customers well.' System that helps the poor the most. [Economics, John Stossel]
May 1, 2019 ~ Stossel article, 'A Lie, a Myth and a Question' debunks typical dem and Bernie talking point that 'the rich get richer, and the poor get poorer.' Stossel shows that as the rich get richer, the poor also get richer. Also debunks the myth that there is little or no income mobility [Economics, John Stossel, Sanders]
Apr 24, 2019 ~ Stossel article, 'Green Dreams'. On zero emissions, 'That's a goal you could only imagine possible if you have no idea how energy is produced'. Batteries 'are far from green' 'You have to consume 100 barrels of oil in China to make that battery pack'. Wind is not green either. [Climate Change, Green New Deal, For the record, it’s Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez, John Stossel, China]
Mar 27, 2019 ~ Stossel lists many liberals that praised Hugo Chavez in 'The Socialist Fantasy'. They claim Venezuela not a socialism failure. It was 'mismanagement'. 'But mismanagement is what happens under socialist governments... always'. Fall back to Denmark & Sweden which are not socialist. [Socialism, Economics, John Stossel]
Feb 27, 2019 ~ Stossel takes on the sugar subsidies again - calls them 'Welfare for the Rich'. Hurt US businesses. a University of Iowa study shows they cost the US 20,000 jobs per year. Hurt consumers with higher prices and less healthy alternatives HFCS. [Economics, John Stossel]
Jan 1, 2019 ~ John Stossel, 'Sweden Isn't Socialist' - They tried something similar in the 70s and abandoned it because economy tanked. They now have market econ. high flat-ish tax. Everyone pays a lot. Less regulation, more privatization e.g. pensions. [Economics, Socialism, John Stossel]
Dec 17, 2018 ~ Stossel reviews old book- 'Myth of the Robber Barons' - Shows that capitalists such as Rockefeller and Vanderbilt were neither robbers nor barons- 'They got rich by creating better things'- made average and poor people's lives much better. [Economics, John Stossel]
Nov 17, 2018 ~ Stossel analyzes the problems with 'Single Payer Health Care'. Its unaffordable, requires rationing, lines, inferior care. The longer life expectancy stats of other nations are not due to health care. They save money by freeloading off US innovation but no innovation without US. [Health Care, Economics, John Stossel]
Oct 24, 2018 ~ Stossel again sounds the alarm over underfunded state and local pensions - why is no one addressing a foreseeable disaster - '10 years from now, they're gonna have a problem but 10 years from now somebody else is going to be in office' [Debt, John Stossel]
Oct 16, 2018 ~ Stossel, 'Socialism Destroys'. Gloria Alvarez from Guatemala said 'I watched democratic socialism fail in Venezuela, Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Chile, Nicaragua and Uruguay'. Applauded every time, fails every time. Countries dems say are socialist are not. [Socialism, John Stossel]
Sep 23, 2018 ~ Stossel explains again why 'price gouging' after a hurricane is a good thing - 'Gougers deserve a medal' said Milton Friedman - a guy drove 600 miles with generators after Katrina - was thrown in jail - no one got needed generators. [Economics, John Stossel]
Aug 25, 2018 ~ John Stossel, 'Social Media Trickery' - examples mount of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google banning or limiting conservative speech - not qualified to police speech and should not try. [Tech Bias, Silencing, John Stossel]
Aug 18, 2018 ~ John Stossel, 'Social Security Fail's - Stossel tries once again to warn about the coming insolvency of Social Security and Medicare - no one is courageous enough to address the problem. Any cuts would be demonized even though unsustainable. Democrats say spend even more. [Entitlements, Economics, John Stossel]
Aug 4, 2018 ~ Stossel explains again why increasing minimum wages in restaurants would do more harm than good - where it was tried hundreds of restaurants closed, hours were cut, etc. - did not lower harassment either [Minimum Wage, Economics, John Stossel]
Jul 2, 2018 ~ John Stossel, 'Shut Up, They Explain' - The left continues to shout down speeches, block access to speeches, falsely call people like Heather Mac Donald an 'anti-black fascist' and nazi when they are the ones being violent and abusive and prevent freedom of association. [Loathsome Left, Violent Left, Fake Racism, John Stossel]
May 15, 2018 ~ John Stossel, 'Hating DeVos' - Taxpayers spend $634 Billion per year on education, tripled over 30 years but test scores stayed flat - DOE spends $193 Billion, DeVos wanted to cut but got $2 Billion increase - Charter schools deliver better results. [Education, John Stossel]
Apr 29, 2018 ~ John Stossel, 'Teachers With Guns' - Stossel argues its not as crazy as it sounds - most of the objections to the idea are not even how it would even work. Absent each school hiring full time security, it's the only way to have quick enough response time to an active shooter. [Guns-Mass Shootings, John Stossel]
Apr 23, 2018 ~ John Stossel, 'Selling Hate' - Stossel explains how the Southern Poverty Law Center set itself up as the arbiter of what is a hate group - SPLC is itself a hate group that unfairly labels Christians and Conservatives as hate groups. [Fake Hate Crime, John Stossel]
Apr 20, 2018 ~ John Stossel, 'Hidden Taxes' - John Stossel demonstrates how the government imposes many many taxes that most people don't realize are there - most people paying 50% in taxes or more - taxes never go away even when their original purpose is done. [Taxes, John Stossel]
Apr 1, 2018 ~ Stossel on why exiting the Paris Accord was absolutely the right thing to do - almost no one but the US had to do anything they weren't already going to easily do - AND they're still failing - and it would make no difference anyway. [Climate Change, John Stossel]
Nov 30, 2017 ~ John Stossel, 'The Evil Rich'. Democrats 'routinely portray rich people as parasites who take from other people.' The rich don't get rich by taking more of your pie. They get rich by baking new pies. They are actually underpaid vs. how much they contribute to our lives. [John Stossel, Economics]
Sep 28, 2017 ~ John Stossel, 'Disabled by Government' - Universities have made vast amounts of courses available online but are having to take them down because they don't comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and its too expensive to add captions to all. Unintended consequences. [John Stossel, Regulations, College, Education]
Sep 3, 2017 ~ Price Gouging - John Stossel tries to explain yet again why the anti-gouging laws are counter productive in a disaster. If prices are not free to equalize supply and demand, shortages result blocking people who really need something, enabling people who don't need it to stock up. [John Stossel, Economics]
Aug 1, 2017 ~ John Stossel, 'Chomsky's Venezuela Lesson' Left Wing Useless Idiots like Chomsky, Moore, Penn, Stone still won't admit Venezuela is another massive failure of Socialism as it predictably descends into poverty and chaos. Stossel provides a long list of similar nation fates. [John Stossel, Economics, Socialism]
Jun 21, 2017 ~ Stossel argues that these billionaires giving away a lot of money would help more people by using the money to do more of what made them billionaires - create jobs and products that have benefited us - much of their given money is wasted [John Stossel, Economics]
Mar 11, 2017 ~ John Stossel, 'Killing Big Bird' - Trump wants to defund the NEA to save $2.5 Billion - people claim it would kill Sesame Street but that has not been public funded for some time - most money goes to people who are good at filling out forms. [John Stossel]

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