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April 8, 2020

Bankrupting America By John Stossel

Two weeks ago, President Donald Trump signed the largest stimulus bill in U.S. history: more than $2 trillion.

For once, both Republicans and Democrats agreed. The Senate voted 96-0. The House didn't even bother with a formal vote.

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April 1, 2020

The Unsung Heroes By John Stossel

Congress passed and the president signed a $2 trillion "stimulus" bill.

"Not enough!" shrieked politicians. They said the government must do more.

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March 25, 2020

The Red Tape Pandemic John Stossel

Coronavirus is frightening.

I'm working from home, practicing "social distancing." Experts say it'll help "flatten the curve" so fewer people will be infected simultaneously. Then hospitals won't be overwhelmed.

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March 18, 2020

Price Gouging By John Stossel

"We don't have any...!" Fill in the blank.

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March 11, 2020

Government Outlaws Freelance Work By John Stossel

Freelance jobs are "feudalism," says California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez.

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March 4, 2020

Forbidden Parenting By John Stossel

South Carolina mom Debra Harrell worked at McDonald's. She couldn't afford day care for Regina, her 9-year-old daughter, so she took her to work.

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February 26, 2020

Bloomberg the Nanny By John Stossel

Good for Mike Bloomberg.

During his first debate, he slammed Bernie Sanders by saying: "We're not going to throw out capitalism. We tried that. Other countries tried that. It was called communism, and it just didn't work!"

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February 19, 2020

Revolutionary Bernie Sanders By John Stossel

Bernie Sanders leads the race for the Democratic nomination.

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February 12, 2020

Trump: Good, Bad, Ugly By John Stossel

President Donald Trump "saved the United States," says former Trump adviser Steve Bannon.

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February 5, 2020

Bad Law By John Stossel

A law in South Carolina bans playing pinball if you're under 18. That's just one of America's many ridiculous laws restricting freedom.

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January 29, 2020

Freebies for Everyone By John Stossel

The Iowa Caucus, the real start of the 2020 presidential primaries, is next week. Who's favored to win? Sadly, as I write this, the smart money says it's the candidate who's promised Americans the most "free" stuff.

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January 22, 2020

Everything on Demand By John Stossel

Reporters complain about business. We overlook the constant improvements in our lives made possible by greedy businesses competing for your money. Think about how our access to entertainment has improved.

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January 15, 2020

Licensed to Fail By John Stossel

People who want to work should be allowed to work. That includes people who once went to jail.

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January 8, 2020

Congressional Grandstanding By John Stossel

Congressional hearings were created to educate lawmakers so they have knowledge before they pass bills or impeach a president.

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January 1, 2020

3 Tips for 2020 By John Stossel

I learned three new things this year that made my life better!

I share them with you here, hoping they make your 2020 easier.

My "life hacks" are about popcorn, iPhones and butter.

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December 25, 2019

Give, Don't Govern By John Stossel

This week, children may learn about that greedy man, Ebenezer Scrooge. Scrooge is selfish until ghosts scare him into thinking about others' well-being, not just his own.

Good for the ghosts.

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December 18, 2019

The Case Against Socialism By John Stossel

Sen. Rand Paul just wrote a book, "The Case Against Socialism."

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December 11, 2019

The Forgotten Debt By John Stossel

Congress and the media obsess endlessly over whether President Donald Trump should be impeached.

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December 4, 2019

Hollywood Socialism By John Stossel

Hollywood is now obsessing about increasing ethnic and gender diversity. Good. There's been nasty racial and gender discrimination in the movie business.

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November 27, 2019

Thanks, Private Property! By John Stossel

Families will argue this Thanksgiving.