Legalize insider trading

by John Stossel -- Insider trading leads the news again, casting a cloud over Steven Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors $14 billion hedge fund. The SEC charged Mathew Martoma, who used to manage more…

Fiscal cliff – or bankruptcy cliff?

by John Stossel -- Yikes, we're headed toward a fiscal cliff! It will crush the economy! Or so the media and politicians tell us. The "cliff" is a series of tax increases more…

Let's hear it for gridlock

by John Stossel -- Democrats won big last week. So government will continue to grow. Individual freedom will yield. At least some people with records of supporting liberty were elected: Sen. Jeff more…

FEMA: A disaster in itself

by John Stossel -- I expect that by the time you read this, President Obama will have been re-elected. Get ready for four more years of Big Bloated Government. Hurricane Sandy didn't more…

My debate with Ann Coulter

by John Stossel -- Mitt Romney tells people he won't fire federal workers or cut education spending. He says he'll spend more on the military. He sounds like a big-government guy. Or more…

Greed benefits everyone

by John Stossel -- On TV, my Fox colleague Bill O'Reilly says, "The recession was brought on largely by greedy Wall Street corporations." Give me a break. Bill's smart. If he believes more…

A license to speak?

by John Stossel -- We take free speech for granted in America, unlike elsewhere. The furor over that anti-Muslim video is the latest reminder of that. But freedom of speech is never more…

Mitt Romney, big-government man

by John Stossel -- President Obama tanked in the last debate. Good. Now maybe people will listen when Mitt Romney says things like, "The genius of America is the free-enterprise system, and more…

We fund dependency

by John Stossel -- "There are no jobs!" That is what people told me outside a government "jobs center" in New York City. To check this out, I sent four researchers around more…

Strangulation by union

by John Stossel -- The Chicago teachers strike is over, but the public didn't win. Schools will still transfer bad teachers to other schools because it's nearly impossible to fire them. When more…