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Watch John Stossel's "No They Can't!" Special Tonight, Featuring Reason's Lisa Snell

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Fox Business host and Reason regular John Stossel has a new book and a new special out. They're both called No They Can't and they explore "why government fails and individuals succeed" at making the world a better, richer, and more interesting place.

Buy the book now and watch the special tonight at 10pm ET on Fox News Channel. It will air again on Saturday night at 10pm ET too.

From the show's website:

Government grows, despite its repeated failure.

Politicians are wrong when they say, "Yes, we can," but the fact that government can't doesn't mean that we can't. Free people accomplish wonderful things. While government wastes billions on boondoggles like Solyndra, X PRIZE founder Peter Diamandis explains how private investors have created cars that get 100 mpg, space ships and much faster ways to clean up oil spills, all without charging taxpayers a penny.

Reason is particularly excited that

Lisa Snell from the Reason Foundation explains how the government's own research found that Head Start did not help poor kids. Government's response? Spend even more.

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5 responses to “Watch John Stossel's "No They Can't!" Special Tonight, Featuring Reason's Lisa Snell

  1. Lisa Snell from the Reason Foundation explains how the government’s own research found that Head Start did not help poor kids. Government’s response? Spend even more.

    Every time that “more money is needed!” mantra is spoken, only four words need be given in response:

    “Kansas City Schools Experiment.”

    http://www.cato.org/pubs/pas/pa-298.html

    A classic example of the Plans/Reality Mismatch.

  2. Titles or slogans like “No they can’t” or “Government doesn’t work” might appeal to the choir, but if libertarians want to attract a larger group, especially the young and idealistic, they need to find ways to promote libertarianism as a positive message. How about this, “The Libertarian Tao of long life, incredible sex, and wealth for everyone!”

  3. YES WE CAN.

    People can. And government is people.

    1. Soylent Green is people.

      1. You’re so funny, Alice.

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