A crumbling Constitution

by John Stossel -- Does the Constitution still matter? When it was written, Ben Franklin said the founders gave us a republic, "if you can keep it." Few people thought the republic more…

Poverty and the minimum wage

by John Stossel -- Fifty years ago, President Lyndon Johnson declared "War on Poverty." It sounded great to me. I was taught at Princeton, "We're a rich country. All we have to more…

Don't fall for media scaremongering

by John Stossel -- Americans now face beheadings, gang warfare, Ebola, ISIS and a new war in Syria. It's natural to assume that the world has gotten more dangerous. But it hasn't. more…

2 anti-choice parties

by John Stossel -- Democrats often call themselves "pro-choice." Republicans defend "freedom." Unfortunately, neither party really believes in letting individuals do what we want. When Democrats say they are "pro-choice," they are more…

Make legal immigration easier

by John Stossel -- Conservatives rightly point out that America is a nation of laws. No one should be exempt. That's why many oppose amnesty and other paths to citizenship for illegal more…

The terrorists want us to overreact

by John Stossel -- "Do you have a strategy now, Mr. President?" asked the cover of the Daily News next to a photo of the second American journalist to be beheaded by more…

Let markets and property protect nature

by John Stossel -- Last week I said the Environmental Protection Agency has become a monster that does more harm than good. But logical people say, "What else we got?" It's natural more…

Government's green monster

by John Stossel -- Thanks, Environmental Protection Agency! You've required sewage treatment plants, catalytic converters on cars and other things that made the world cleaner than the world in which I grew more…

Policing a riot

by John Stossel -- Libertarians warned for years that government is force, that government always grows and that America's police have become too much like an occupying army. We get accused of more…

Trust drones to the free market

by John Stossel -- Drones – unmanned flying machines – will soon fill our skies. They conjure up fears, especially among some of my fellow libertarians, of spying and death from above. more…