An up-Lyft-ing Christmas tale

by John Stossel -- This Christmas Eve, if you see a fat man in a sleigh distributing presents, tell him he is in violation of several government regulations. The Federal Aviation Administration more…

Governing vs. giving

by John Stossel -- It's the season for giving. That doesn't mean it's the season for government. Government creates loyalty in the minds of citizens by pretending to be Santa Claus, doling more…

Why fossil fuels are morally good

by John Stossel -- People argue about whether the "consensus" of scientists is that we face disaster because of global warming. Instead of debating whether man's greenhouse gasses will raise temperatures, we more…

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…