The incumbent-protection racket

by John Stossel -- I'm told that the public is "angry" at today's politicians. Eighty-two percent disapprove of the job Congress is doing. So will Tuesday's election bring a big shakeup? No. more…

Possible AG pick has 'license to lie'

by John Stossel -- A group of Washington overlords – federal prosecutors – sometimes break rules and wreck people's lives. President Obama may soon appoint one of them to be America's next more…

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…