John Stossel from Creators Syndicate https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel Creators Syndicate is an international syndication company that represents cartoonists and columnists of the highest caliber. en Tue, 28 Mar 2017 01:12:22 -0700 https://www.creators.com/ http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss John Stossel from Creators Syndicate https://cdn.creators.com/features/john-stossel-thumb.jpg https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel 501e8040ab1e0cb977a68c9a357f37e8 Kindest Cuts for 03/22/2017 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/03/17/kindest-cuts Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p></p><p>"Devastating!" shouts Chuck Schumer. Even Republicans are unhappy. Big spending "conservative" congressman Hal Rogers calls President Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts "draconian, careless and counterproductive." <p>Updated: Wed Mar 22, 2017</p> abf16158db2222b32b23b5f870feb569 Ignorant Media for 03/15/2017 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/03/17/ignorant-media Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Has the media gotten worse? Or am I just grouchier? </p> <p>Every day I see things that are wrong or that so miss the point I want to scream. <p>Updated: Wed Mar 15, 2017</p> 70ebd269f48663aebe77420d70981e64 Killing Big Bird for 03/08/2017 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/03/17/killing-big-bird Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Next week, Donald Trump releases his new budget. It's expected to cut spending on things like the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. </p> <p>Good! <p>Updated: Wed Mar 08, 2017</p> f22e02675e3e6b4b613bf4a534d9a0e9 The Bloated Military for 03/01/2017 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/02/17/the-bloated-military Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Donald Trump once wanted to cut military spending. </p> <p>Before running for president, he said Congress' automatic "sequestration" cuts didn't go far enough, that they were "a very small percentage of the cuts that should be made." <p>Updated: Wed Mar 01, 2017</p> c02e58f88c8115cb09f2881801858c89 Fake News for 02/22/2017 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/02/17/fake-news Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>"Fake News!" shouts our president, calling out CNN, The New York Times and others. </p> <p>I love it. <p>Updated: Wed Feb 22, 2017</p> c87806d7625ca9ccabd34648a11e59ed Repeal! No, Wait! for 02/15/2017 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/02/17/repeal-no-wait Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Republicans promised to repeal the Affordable Care Act. But now they are hesitating. </p> <p>I understand why. <p>Updated: Wed Feb 15, 2017</p> e89e6e47fb4589f93d7a0b076c786de9 Smearing Team Trump for 02/08/2017 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/02/17/smearing-team-trump Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p></p><p>Oh, no! I did it again. <p>Updated: Wed Feb 08, 2017</p> 7d69c98276d40604df52addcf408ea98 Trump Bubble Bursts for 02/01/2017 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/01/17/trump-bubble-bursts Wed, 01 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <p>No! </p> <p>The bubble burst. My fantasy died. </p> <p>I wasn't a big Donald Trump backer &#8212; on TV I have called him a bully, a narcissist, etc. &#8212; but his first days were thrilling! <p>Updated: Wed Feb 01, 2017</p> a49b92400f1ac5b6e8ebf3ef04b8b601 DeVos SHOULD Have Said for 01/25/2017 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/01/17/devos-should-have-said Wed, 25 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of education, Betsy DeVos, probably survived the grilling she got from angry Democrats last week. </p> <p>When Sen. Patty Murray demanded she promise not "to privatize public schools,"<span class="column--highlighted-text"> DeVos replied, "Not all schools are working for the students." </span><p>Updated: Wed Jan 25, 2017</p> 22ef48e771de98fffabee166edb3153e Trump's First Week for 01/18/2017 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/01/17/trumps-first-week Wed, 18 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Donald Trump will be busy Friday. </p> <p>He and Mike Pence have promised, Mother Jones magazine points out, that on Trump's first day in office he will repeal Obamacare, end the "war on coal," expel illegal immigrants, begin construction of a "beautiful Southern border wall," fix the Department of Veterans Affairs, come up with a plan to stop ISIS, get rid of "gun-free zones," "start taking care of our ... military," withdraw from the TPP trade agreement, cut regulations and designate China a currency manipulator. <p>Updated: Wed Jan 18, 2017</p> 22c1a309a3c7a191e3df3b84884a0dfb Worst of Times for 01/11/2017 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/01/17/worst-of-times Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Now that I no longer do a weekly TV show, I have more time to read my local paper. Sadly, that's The New York Times. </p> <p>The Times actually does some good reporting, but their political and economic coverage is filled with deceit. <p>Updated: Wed Jan 11, 2017</p> bf92035761e9d272fd878770c1ff0df6 The Trump Years for 01/04/2017 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/01/17/the-trump-years Wed, 04 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0800 <p>Two more weeks until the new administration begins! </p> <p>I wonder if President Donald Trump will stick to his campaign promises &#8212; like reducing immigration and slamming consumers by imposing a 35 percent tariff. </p> <p>Hope not. <p>Updated: Wed Jan 04, 2017</p> c383308bc76d43cd3b3209ad751ecb7b Trump's Choice for 12/28/2016 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/12/16/trumps-choice Wed, 28 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>America's socialists &#8212; I mean, progressives, are enraged that President-elect Trump chose Betsy DeVos to be his secretary of education. </p> <p>"Not a good appointment," yelled Al Sharpton. <p>Updated: Wed Dec 28, 2016</p> 6b0bbaef2d222b7d387a7fbf9d0b0f9a Close Them Down! for 12/21/2016 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/12/16/close-them-down Wed, 21 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Donald Trump is appointing good people &#8212; Andy Puzder, for example, Trump's nominee for labor secretary.</p> <p>When Puzder took over Carl's Jr. and Hardee's restaurants, they were deep in debt. Four years later, they were profitable. I bet his 70,000 workers are happy about that.<p>Updated: Wed Dec 21, 2016</p> 92f9758843c9cbedc0a461322e5a4b87 Skating to Freedom for 12/14/2016 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/12/16/skating-to-freedom Wed, 14 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>My last Fox Business Network TV show airs Friday. </p> <p>That news pleases some people, like internet trolls who write that they are happy to be "rid of that noted LIAR and falsifier of news" who produces "hit pieces." Another wrote, "Hopefully the cancer came back to finish him off." <p>Updated: Wed Dec 14, 2016</p> b3394d4d2e9ec8849b764df3d1f12319 A Strong Leader for 12/07/2016 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/12/16/a-strong-leader Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>President-elect Donald Trump's first decisions were exciting. His new team seems to include good people like Betsy DeVos, Andy Puzder and Paul Atkins.</p> <p>It's refreshing to watch Trump mock the media and political correctness. How dreary the world would be today if we faced four more years of condescension from Hillary Clinton and her apparatchiks.<p>Updated: Wed Dec 07, 2016</p> e90f19aeca382d0f9b0be8b4e9fe93b4 Drain the Swamp! for 11/29/2016 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/11/16/drain-the-swamp Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>President-elect Trump says he's uniquely qualified to "drain the swamp" in Washington, D.C. He can do it, he said at one debate, because as a businessman, he understands American cronyism. "With Hillary Clinton, I said, 'Be at my wedding,' and she came to my wedding. You know why? She had no choice because I gave." </p> <p>He said that's why he gives money to politicians from both parties. "When they call, I give. And when I need something from them two years later, three years later, I call them. They are there for me!" <p>Updated: Tue Nov 29, 2016</p> 2ec55f7aafffcec83a3cc1f3de6a18d6 Thanksgiving Tragedy for 11/23/2016 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/11/16/thanksgiving-tragedy Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Tomorrow, as you celebrate the meal the Pilgrims ate with Indians, pause a moment to thank private property. </p> <p>I know that seems weird, but before that first Thanksgiving, the Pilgrims nearly starved to death because they didn't respect private property. <p>Updated: Wed Nov 23, 2016</p> 9fab699778515e57db05c17dd8b92e30 Stossel the Fool for 11/16/2016 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/11/16/stossel-the-fool Wed, 16 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>I was so dumb last week. </p> <p>I wrote my column Tuesday &#8212; before election results were in. I assumed Hillary Clinton would be president-elect. <p>Updated: Wed Nov 16, 2016</p> 41002f2b47a669dd783628f1e0a74cf9 It's Over for 11/09/2016 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/11/16/its-over Wed, 09 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>Oh, no! <i> President </i> Hillary Clinton! For four years we must follow her bureaucrats' edicts. </p> <p>It's full employment time for trickster lawyers and other parasites who feed off complex government. Even The New York Times admits her taxes will make life more complicated. Useful people who actually produce things must kiss more bureaucrats' rings begging for their approval. <p>Updated: Wed Nov 09, 2016</p>