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Don’t cancel comedy

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Traditional comedy shows are now preachy and smug. It’s created a market for something new.  

“Leftists have become so…religiously zealous about their beliefs,” says Kyle Mann, Editor-in Chief of @The Babylon Bee. “We find that comedy is funnier when you just put comedy first.”

The Babylon Bee is a Christian conservative comedy group. Their website now gets more views than the Onion. The establishment doesn’t like that. It often “fact checks” their satire. Twitter kicked them off Twitter. I’ll show you comedy the establishment wants you to ignore.Don’t 

John Stossel created Stossel TV to explain liberty and free markets to young people. Prior to Stossel TV he hosted a show on Fox Business and co-anchored ABC’s primetime newsmagazine show, 20/20.

Stossel’s economic programs have been adapted into teaching kits by a non-profit organization, “Stossel in the Classroom.” High school teachers in American public schools now use the videos to help educate their students on economics and economic freedom. They are seen by more than 12 million students every year.

Stossel has received 19 Emmy Awards and has been honored five times for excellence in consumer reporting by the National Press Club. Other honors include the George Polk Award for Outstanding Local Reporting and the George Foster Peabody Award.

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After 15 years as a TV reporter with Global and CBC and as news director of RDTV in Red Deer, Duane set out on his own 2008 as a visual storyteller. During this period, he became fascinated with a burgeoning online world and how it could better serve local communities. This fascination led to Todayville, launched in 2016.

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What do Trump and Trudeau share in common? Dictator Envy

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They really should know better, but both former President Trump and current Prime Minister Trudeau have expressed admiration for modern dictatorships.  In their own ways Trump and Trudeau have envied the leaders of China and Russia.  Trump likes how people sit up straight and pay attention when the leader speaks.  He fails to acknowledge that people very much feel forced under intimidation to do so.  This isn’t a sign of respect, but a sign of how fearful people are when they know not sitting up straight enough or clapping long and loud enough could mean the end of their career or something worse.

For his part Trudeau is now world famous for expressing his admiration for China’s Communist Dictatorship.  In a single sentence, way back in 2013, Canada’s Prime Minister revealed his incredibly childish and ignorant view of history and how the world works. While admiring how fast countries like China are capable of taking on huge tasks, he completely ignores the millions of livelihoods that can be crushed in accomplishing the task, and EVEN IF the task is successful in the end.

There is a difference between Trump and Trudeau.  One of the two continues to operate in a way that future authoritarians will be able to admire.

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Leaders talk about their “admiration” for dictatorships. It’s a “utopian dream,” says historian Johan Norberg. They think: “if … someone at the top could … point us in a certain direction, everything would go well.” That’s childish. “If government is big enough to give you anything” Norberg explains, “it’s big enough to take everything away from you.”

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John Stossel on US Independence Day – Does The Constitution Need To Be Amended?

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Happy #July4th, when we celebrate our independence and the Constitution.
Should we change the Constitution?
We asked people like Glenn Beck, Dave Rubin, and Jeffrey A. Tucker.
But some of the most interesting answers came from strangers on the street.

John Stossel created Stossel TV to explain liberty and free markets to young people. Prior to Stossel TV he hosted a show on Fox Business and co-anchored ABC’s primetime newsmagazine show, 20/20.

Stossel’s economic programs have been adapted into teaching kits by a non-profit organization, “Stossel in the Classroom.” High school teachers in American public schools now use the videos to help educate their students on economics and economic freedom. They are seen by more than 12 million students every year.

Stossel has received 19 Emmy Awards and has been honored five times for excellence in consumer reporting by the National Press Club. Other honors include the George Polk Award for Outstanding Local Reporting and the George Foster Peabody Award.

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