Why Thanksgiving turkeys aren't extinct

by John Stossel -- This Thanksgiving, I give thanks for something our forebears gave us: property rights. People associate property rights with greed and selfishness, but they are keys to our prosperity. more…

Control freaks

by John Stossel -- Control freaks want to run your life. They call themselves "public servants." But whether student council president, environmental bureaucrat or member of Congress, most believe they know how more…

Democracy delusions

by John Stossel -- When the Berlin Wall came down 25 years ago this week, people in the Soviet Bloc gained something even more valuable than a right to vote: a free more…

Why I argue with Ann Coulter

by John Stossel -- I watch election results to gauge whether America has become freer or more tyrannical. It's hard to know whether Tuesday's results will make much difference. Often, individual liberty more…

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…