Author: John Stossel

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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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

House members summoned Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to Washington, D.C., and grilled him—harshly—about his plan to create a new currency, Libra."Why should we trust you?!" asked Rep. Mike Doyle (D–Pa.).I liked it when Zuckerberg said, "I actually don't know if Libra's going to work, but I believe that it's important to try new things."He was right. That's very important.The Libra would make it easier to transfer money anywhere in the world. It also promises stability. Its