Lazy bureaucracies vs. free enterprise

by John Stossel -- Our next president will almost certainly be Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. But I take heart knowing that America's founders imposed checks and balances, so there will be more…

3 cheers for nasty politics

by John Stossel -- This presidential election is like no other. Most election years around this time, I do a TV show on nasty political commercials. Pundits explain which ads worked, which more…

Free-market medicine

by John Stossel -- President Obama's proudest accomplishment is increasing the number of Americans with health insurance. A better idea would be to help people escape government care altogether. As I wrote more…

No bailout for Puerto Rico!

by John Stossel -- The Republican and Democratic presidential nominees have been chosen. Ignore the deluded supporters of Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz. It's over. The odds at ElectionBettingOdds.com make it clear: more…

My lung surgery and free markets

by John Stossel -- Last week's column on my lung surgery struck a nerve. Many of you wished me well. Others said I deserve to die. "He likes free markets?" sneered one more…

Another libertarian moment?

by John Stossel -- The Libertarian Party might get more votes this year. Before the primaries, Time magazine, frequent pusher of trends that do not exist, put Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., on more…

Clinton or Trump? There's a better choice!

by John Stossel -- Trump! Clinton! Is that all there is? No. Fortunately, we have other choices. A recent poll shows that if the election were held today, 11 percent of Americans more…

Trump's magical promises

by John Stossel -- Hooray for Donald Trump! I can ice skate in Central Park because Trump got the skating rink fixed after New York City couldn't. Couldn't, you ask? Really? How more…