By John Stossel | 04/17/14 04:33 PM
"The heavens reek, the waters below are foul ... we are in a crisis of survival." That's how Walter Cronkite and CBS hyped the first Earth Day, back in 1970. Somehow we've survived since then, and most of life got better, although I never hear that from the worrywarts. Of course, some things...
By John Stossel | 04/08/14 02:59 PM
It's tax time. I'm too scared to do my taxes. I'm sure I'll get something wrong and my enemies in government will persecute -- no, I mean prosecute -- me. So I hired Bob. Bob's my accountant. I like Bob, but I don't like that I have to have an accountant. I don't want to spend time keeping...
By John Stossel | 04/01/14 03:32 PM
Did you fill out a March Madness bracket this year? In many states, if you put money in a pool, that's illegal! The NCAA website warns, "Fans should enjoy ... filling out a bracket just for the fun of it, not ... the amount of money they could possibly win." Give me a break. Americans bet...
By John Stossel | 03/25/14 04:47 PM
We're told government protects us, but protectors quickly become bullies. Take the Food and Drug Administration. It seems like the most helpful part of government: It supervises testing to make sure greedy drug companies don't sell us dangerous stuff. The FDA's first big success was stopping...
By John Stossel | 03/18/14 03:46 PM
When Barack Obama ran for president, he promised to clean house: "I'm not a Democrat who believes that we can or should defend every government program just because it's there. There are some that don't work."
By John Stossel | 03/11/14 03:09 PM
You've probably heard that Democratic Party leaders decided that a way to win votes this November is to shout loudly that Republicans wage "war on women." Politico calls this a "proven, persuasive argument." Give me a break. The idea of a conservative "war on women" is as silly as propaganda I...
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