John Stossel- Bad Laws Cause Homeless and Crisis Super Bowl of Welfare. Climate Change Alarmism, The GREEN New Deal and More.

John Stossel- Bad Laws Cause Homeless and Crisis Super Bowl of Welfare. Climate Change Alarmism, The GREEN New Deal and More.  Will Young People Choose Freedom or Socialism? Four Climate Scientists Destroy Climate Change Alarmism. Environmentalists Don't Want You to See This Video. Why Wind Farms Are Bad for the Environment. Explaining the Green New Deal How Al Gore Misled the World George Gilder author of Knowledge & Power.   John Stossel- Bad Laws Cause Homeless Crisis. Watch this video at- https://youtu.be/b9pgh5EO6lw John Stossel Published on Feb 5, 2019 Parts of San Francisco resemble the poorest slums in the world -- even though the city is one of the richest in America. Encampments of street people are everywhere. Some pitch tents. Others defecate on the sidewalk. Some are mentally ill and harass people. John Stossel asks: "why does such a rich city have a huge problem with homelessness?" One reason in that the city fails to enforce even basic laws against bad behavior. The Daily Wire's Colton Haas filmed one woman who says: "Police don't do anything about it. They'll get somebody for drinking a beer but they'll walk right past people using a needle." Many crimes, from shoplifting to car break-ins, are often ignored in San Francisco. An average of 85 cars are broken into every day in the city. Yet police make arrests in less than 2 percent of car break-ins. Even some street people complain about the behavior of crazy and violent homeless people. "They run around and they shout at themselves ... They make it bad for people like us that hang out with a sign," one man who usually sleeps on the street told us. Since store owners can't rely on city cops to deal with the masses of homeless, some hire private police to patrol around their stores. Private police are effective, and there used to be hundreds. But then the city's police union complained, and now there are fewer than 10 left. Stossel notes that another reason for the city's homeless problem is that the city offers relatively generous benefits: free shelter, train tickets, and $70/month in cash. That's in addition to food stamps people can already get. San Francisco's politicians have promised to fix the homeless problem for decades. In 1982, then-mayor Dianne Feinstein bragged about creating "A thousands units right here in the Tenderloin" for the homeless. In 2002, mayor Willie Brown said "you gotta do something about it." In 2008, mayor Gavin Newsom said, "our combined efforts ... have already moved 6,860 human beings off the street." In 2018, San Francisco's mayor was still calling for more money. San Francisco also passed a big new tax on employers to raise money. But so far, the extra funding hasn't worked. The number of street people has grown most every year. One reason is that rents in San Francisco are the highest in the nation. Laura Foote is an activist who runs the non-profit "YIMBY" -- or "Yes In My Backyard." She tries to convince people to allow more housing. But even in liberal San Francisco, many people don't want that. "I would hate it. I would hate it," one woman told John Stossel. "I think it'd be really congested," said another. Developers complain the city severely limits them. "Let me build," says developer John Dennis. He spent years trying to get permission to replace a graffiti-covered, long-defunct meat-packing plant with nice new apartments. He eventually got permission to develop the new building will house 60 people, but it took 4 years. "And all that time, we're paying property taxes and we're paying for maintenance of the building," Dennis tells Stossel. "What's your next project in San Francisco?" Stossel asks. "No more projects in San Francisco," Dennis replies. "I'm done. I'll never do another project here." Stossel points out the hypocrisy of the situation: "People in San Francisco often claim to be all about helping the poor. But their policies make life tougher for the poor." --------- Subscribe to my YouTube channel: http://youtube.com/johnstossel Like me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JohnStossel/ Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/johnstossel ---------   John Stossel- Super Bowl of Welfare. Watch this video at- https://youtu.be/rHErCY2PZNU John Stossel Published on Jan 29, 2019 Sports stadiums get billions of dollars in taxpayer subsidies, including Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home to the Atlanta Falcons and the site of this year's Super Bowl. Costing $1.5-billion, it's one of the most expensive stadiums in America. The owner of Atlanta's football team, billionaire Arthur Blank, persuaded Atlanta officials to force taxpayers to pay for more than $700-million in subsidies for his stadium. John Stossel says he understands why politicians subsidize stadiums. "They like going to games, and like telling voters, 'I brought a team to our town!'" says Stossel. He also understands why billionaires take the money, "if politicians are giving money away, Blank's partners would consider him irresponsible not to take it." And when it comes to already-rich people getting poorer people to fund their stadiums, Atlanta is not unusual. The Oakland Raiders got $750-million of taxpayer money to move the Raiders to Las Vegas. "In the last two decades … taxpayers across the country have spent nearly $7-billion on [NFL] stadiums," according to a Huffington Post article. In fact "12 teams … actually turned a profit on stadium subsidies alone," according to a Fox News report. Politicians claim their subsidies are "an investment." They argue the economic benefits a stadium will bring a city outweigh the cost. Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman said, "It really is a benefit to us that really could spill over into something." Stossel says this "spill over is bunk." Numerous economic studies have shown that stadiums are a bad investment for taxpayers. One by George Mason University concludes, "Despite the many millions of dollars spent on professional sports, little or none of that money makes its way back to the taxpayers who subsidize professional sports teams." In fact "… sports teams may actually hurt economic growth." Economist J.C. Bradbury points out that while money spent at football games is the "seen benefit, the unseen cost is that those people would otherwise be spending their money elsewhere in the local communities. At the local bar there's one less bartender. There was one less waitress hired at another restaurant. A movie theater that had one less theater full." Stossel reminds everyone, "When politicians brag about their stadium and the many economic benefits, let's also remember all the jobs they destroyed and taxpayer money they squandered." --------- Subscribe to my YouTube channel: http://youtube.com/johnstossel Like me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JohnStossel/ Follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/johnstossel ---------   Will Young People Choose Freedom or Socialism? https://youtu.be/CPc1jUhqYCc The Heartland Institute Published on Jan 30, 2019 Justin Haskins, executive editor at The Heartland Institute, defines the trying issue of our time: Will young people continue the American experiment or choose socialism? Learn more and sign up for updates at stoppingsocialism.com   Four Climate Scientists Destroy Climate Change Alarmism. https://youtu.be/mqejXs7XgsU The Heartland Institute Published on Sep 14, 2018 Four climate scientists destroy the anthropogenic global warming myth in response to the Global Climate Action Summit.   Environmentalists Don't Want You to See This Video. https://youtu.be/LqHBjqFed5w The Heartland Institute Published on Dec 7, 2018 James Taylor, senior fellow for environment and energy policy at The Heartland Institute, explains why President Trump was right to pull the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement.   Why Wind Farms Are Bad for the Environment. https://youtu.be/N7mE0By_1fM The Heartland Institute Published on Dec 18, 2018 Wolfgang Müller, General Secretary of the German organization EIKE, or The European Institute for Climate and Energy, talks about the environmental impacts of wind farms. He concludes they are detrimental to the environment.   https://youtu.be/gsHa8TcxKiA Explaining the Green New Deal The Heartland Institute Published on Jan 17, 2019 Justin Haskins, executive editor at The Heartland Institute, joins the Jacki Daily Show to discuss Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's Green new Deal. This audio is taken from the Jackie Daily Show.   https://youtu.be/c8QZLdePwrE How Al Gore Misled the World The Heartland Institute Published on May 4, 2018 When Al Gore released An Inconvenient Truth, the world went into a global warming hysteria. Twelve years later, much of the world has spotted the ruse, but some still proclaim that fossil fuels will doom mankind. Dr. Jay Lehr highlights a specific moment in Gore’s film and dismantles the shockingly false claims.   What is the Impact of Raising Taxes on the Wealthy? George Gilder author of Knowledge & Power. https://youtu.be/QxJile4jch0 DiscoveryInstitute In this short clip bestselling author and influential thinker George Gilder discusses the effects of raising taxes on the wealthy. Although this is commonly pointed to as a solution for America's economic problems, you may be surprised by what this policy decision results in. In his new book Knowledge and Power: The Information Theory of Capitalism and How It Is Revolutionizing Our World, Gilder synthesizes his analysis of technology and economics to build a new theory of capitalism. Published on Apr 15, 2014 -----------------------------------------------------------------------    HELP ACU SPREAD THE WORD! 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