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John Stossel is an American consumer television personality, author, and libertarian pundit, known for his career on both ABC News and Fox Business Channel.

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Congress and the media obsess endlessly over whether President Donald Trump should be impeached.Both ignore $23 trillion of bigger problems.That's how deep in debt the federal government is now, and because they keep spending much more than they could ever hope to collect in taxes, that number will only go up. It's increasing by $1 trillion a year."Shut up, Stossel," you say. "You've been crying wolf about America's debt for years, but we're doing great!"You

Families will argue this Thanksgiving.Such arguments have a long tradition.The Pilgrims had clashing ideas about how to organize their settlement in the New World. The resolution of that debate made the first Thanksgiving possible.The Pilgrims were religious, united by faith and a powerful desire to start anew, away from religious persecution in the Old World. Each member of the community professed a desire to labor together, on behalf of the whole settlement.In other words: socialism.But

Governments create problems. Then they complain about them."A public health crisis exists," says Kentucky's government, citing a report that found "a shortage of ambulance providers."Local TV stations report on "people waiting hours for medical transportation.""Six-year-old Kyler Truesdell fell off his motorcycle," reported Channel 12 news. "The local hospital told (his mother) he should be transported to Cincinnati Children's to check for internal injuries." But there was no ambulance available. Kyler had to wait two hours.Yet

Want to start a business? Imagine having to get your competitors' permission first.John Stossel points out that in 35 states, laws block new businesses from operating unless they get their competitors' permission. One such law prevents Phillip Truesdell from operating ambulances in Kentucky."You're going to tell me that I'm not fit to work in your town?" he asks.He and his daughter Hannah Howe run Legacy Medical Transport, an ambulance service, in Ohio.When they tried to