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Sucker for Intervention


Today on Uncommon Knowledge author and television host John Stossel talks about the human instinct to take orders from Washington and his own history of supporting government intrusion.

“Hell, I am a sucker. I was moved by Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society and how he was going to cure poverty. But I watched them work and I was gung ho calling for more regulation. I watched it fail. I am not as smart as you or maybe some of you. It took me fifteen years to figure out that was not working.”

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