NJ Libertarian Party Members,
On Friday, March 13 at 10:00 PM, John Stossel and ABC News has a special, "Bailouts, Big Spending and Bull." As John put it in his announcement, this special is produced in partnership with Drew Carey and Reason Magazine. Indeed most of the segments are based on videos from Reason.TV.
As John describes the specials, it will look at: the conceit of the ruling class.
The huge bailout: President Obama has said, "Economists from across the spectrum have warned that if we don't act immediately ? our nation will sink into a crisis." But more than 300 economists say the stimulus spending does more harm than good. I interview some of them and confront Majority Leader Steny Hoyer about why the politicians believe they can spend $300 million of American's money better than we can.
War on the middle class: President Obama says, "Middle-class families are struggling." But don't believe the doom and gloom, wages and living standards have been on the rise for all Americans since the 1950s.
Universal Pre-K: President Obama says, "We need to enroll more children, and we need to start at an even earlier age." That Obama campaign promise sounded wonderful: Let's help sweet little preschoolers get a strong start in school. But should that be the job of our government?
Our border control: Will a giant wall across part of the Mexican border really secure our country? So far, the bad guys just go around the wall or climb over it or cut holes in it.
Private highways: Traffic on your morning commute is only going to get worse. Private highways may be the answer, but some people don't like them.
Medical Marijuana: Thirteen states legalized medical marijuana, but the federal government wants to put the owner of a California dispensary in jail for 100 years.
It is going to be a great show, be sure to watch it.
Vice President, Reason Foundation