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 Mon, 15 Jul 2019 15:58:07 -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 01949b70cc1332e4408f2c1d10a21256 Government Bullies for 07/10/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/07/19/government-bullies Wed, 10 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>The city of Dunedin, Florida, wants Jim Ficken's home. </p> <p>Ficken's mom died, so he went to South Carolina to take care of her estate. He asked a friend to look after his house. <p>Updated: Wed Jul 10, 2019</p> d525330f72ad169541d34f45e7a601b0 Fourth vs. Force for 07/03/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/07/19/fourth-vs-force Wed, 03 Jul 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Happy Fourth of July! </p> <p>We have reason to celebrate. <p>Updated: Wed Jul 03, 2019</p> 5a97ce219afff185c8c269b8d9c5557d Candidates' Bad Ideas for 06/26/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/06/19/candidates-bad-ideas Wed, 26 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>So many people want to be president. Unfortunately, many have terrible ideas. </p> <p>Sen. Kamala Harris wants companies to prove they pay men and women equally. "Penalties if they don't!" she shouts. But there are lots of reasons, other than sexism, why companies pay some men more than women. <p>Updated: Wed Jun 26, 2019</p> 86de1c9960a542c60d978fcf56dd42f2 Moral Capitalism for 06/19/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/06/19/moral-capitalism Wed, 19 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Presidential candidates and the media keep telling people "it's immoral" that a few rich people have so much more money than everyone else. </p> <p>They talk as if it doesn't matter what the rich did to get the money. Instead, the fact that they are rich is itself immoral. <p>Updated: Wed Jun 19, 2019</p> 488968a5e352406260edd85205741f9a Real X-Men for 06/12/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/06/19/real-x-men Wed, 12 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Soon, some of you will try to make "better babies." </p> <p>Already, people pay labs to examine embryos so they can pick ones with DNA they like. Some screen for gender or eye color. Some screen out certain diseases. <p>Updated: Wed Jun 12, 2019</p> b0beef9a0a0f04dcc2f78f38e0efc68e Paid Time Off for 06/05/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/06/19/paid-time-off Wed, 05 Jun 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Both Republican and Democratic politicians want government to "do more" to give parents paid time off. </p> <p>"This is not a women's issue. It's a family issue," says Ivanka Trump. <p>Updated: Wed Jun 05, 2019</p> 5d04232f60320a44127669671b6c07af 'Victims' Dictate for 05/29/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/05/19/victims-dictate Wed, 29 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>"I don't feel safe," says a&#160;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/ourharvard/videos/875475302804077" target="_blank">Harvard student in a video</a>. </p> <p>What threatens her? The dean of her Harvard dormitory, law professor Ronald Sullivan, agreed to be part of accused sexual harasser Harvey Weinstein's legal defense team. <p>Updated: Wed May 29, 2019</p> 3b625f18002ed06a7d2781dc424c60ce In Money We Trust? for 05/22/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/05/19/in-money-we-trust Wed, 22 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Look at the dollar bills in your wallet. They say they are "legal tender for all debts."</p> <p>But are they? What makes them valuable? What makes them worth anything?<p>Updated: Wed May 22, 2019</p> 52eb8f9a0c5e48f708b1cc42bc39b431 Sex 'Trafficking' Panic for 05/15/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/05/19/sex-trafficking-panic Wed, 15 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>When police charged New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with soliciting prostitution, the press said the police rescued sex slaves. </p> <p>"They were women who were from China, who were forced into sex slavery," said Trevor Noah on "The Daily Show." <p>Updated: Wed May 15, 2019</p> d1038a3c5490b16cdf45ed4af94b5afd Independent Journalists for 05/08/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/05/19/independent-journalists Wed, 08 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>"I'm not going to let them bully me out of reporting," said Tim Pool after recording an Antifa protest where angry activists cursed at him. There might have been violence, but Antifa's "de-escalation team" protected him, he says. </p> <p>That surprised me. "Antifa has a de-escalation team?" I ask Pool in my latest internet video. <p>Updated: Wed May 08, 2019</p> 15b78504ad0a55bd8c87b26a4ed8b705 A Lie, a Myth and a Question for 05/01/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/04/19/a-lie-a-myth-and-a-question Wed, 01 May 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Socialists like Bernie Sanders tell us that "the rich get richer, and the poor get poorer." </p> <p>That's a lie. <p>Updated: Wed May 01, 2019</p> d72ec34dba853a8231e1aaa41b017265 Green Dreams for 04/24/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/04/19/green-dreams Wed, 24 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>The Green New Deal's goal is to move America to zero carbon emissions in 10 years. </p> <p>"That's a goal you could only imagine possible if you have no idea how energy is produced," James Meigs, former editor of Popular Mechanics magazine, says in&#160;<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIOiGtO2UBA&feature=youtu.be" target="_blank">my latest video.</a>&#160;<p>Updated: Wed Apr 24, 2019</p> 67dc639a0f999be987a16a0b4ea97275 Right to Print Arms for 04/17/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/04/19/right-to-print-arms Wed, 17 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Are you very afraid? 3D-printed guns are coming. </p> <p>"Virtually undetectable!" shrieked CNN. <p>Updated: Wed Apr 17, 2019</p> fafd0222ec961c58758bd12a04a630f6 Zuckerberg Cronyism for 04/10/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/04/19/zuckerberg-cronyism Wed, 10 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p></p><p>Please, regulate me! <p>Updated: Wed Apr 10, 2019</p> f6a38041f74e2812466c421a5f0c0d90 Breakfast Isn't Important for 04/03/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/04/19/breakfast-isnt-important Wed, 03 Apr 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>I skipped breakfast again this morning. I won't worry about it. </p> <p>Yes, I've heard the advice. "It's the most important meal of the day." It balances blood sugar levels, kick-starts your metabolism, stimulates the brain, etc. <p>Updated: Wed Apr 03, 2019</p> a212a71f4389c6561ed7a870f8b40cb2 The Socialist Fantasy for 03/27/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/03/19/the-socialist-fantasy Wed, 27 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Venezuela is a disaster. </p> <p>Yet 20 years ago, it was the wealthiest country in Latin America. It still has the world's biggest oil reserves. It should be a happy and prosperous nation. <p>Updated: Wed Mar 27, 2019</p> 18e9da4bc320b3a64c717971a68bfb71 Academic Jargon for 03/20/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/03/19/academic-jargon Wed, 20 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Seven academic journals were recently hoaxed into publishing ridiculous studies on topics like "rape culture and queer performativity" in dog parks. </p> <p>The editor of only one of the journals, Roberto Refinetti of Sexuality and Culture, agreed to talk to me about the hoax and whether academics learned anything from being duped. <p>Updated: Wed Mar 20, 2019</p> 4fb90978bd1c19e8ab6659e9da2d7753 Your Fair Share for 03/13/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/03/19/your-fair-share Wed, 13 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0700 <p></p><p>Do you pay enough taxes? What is enough? </p> <p>When asked on "60 Minutes," Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez didn't seem to have a specific tax rate in mind, but then she said, "back in the '60s ... you see tax rates as high as 60 or 70 percent." <p>Updated: Wed Mar 13, 2019</p> f88ce5bc9dfa062cd01f4718309b6ecd Hoax for 03/06/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/03/19/hoax Wed, 06 Mar 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>If you are an American college professor, the way you get a raise or tenure is by getting papers published in "academic journals." </p> <p>The stupidity of these journals says a lot about what's taught at colleges today. <p>Updated: Wed Mar 06, 2019</p> 998e0fe3759eb6742f0f90c1586cbdcd Welfare for the Rich for 02/27/2019 https://www.creators.com/read/john-stossel/02/19/welfare-for-the-rich Wed, 27 Feb 2019 00:00:00 -0800 <p></p><p>When I hear "welfare payments," I think "poor people."</p> <p>But America's biggest welfare recipients are often politically connected corporations &#8212; like America's sugar producers. <p>Updated: Wed Feb 27, 2019</p>