How about a spending pledge?

by John Stossel -- Listening to progressive media pundits, I'd think the most evil man in the universe is Grover Norquist, head of Americans for Tax Reform. His crime? He heads a more…

Yearning for a do-nothing government

by John Stossel -- Politicians claim they make our lives better by passing laws. But laws rarely improve life. They go wrong. Unintended consequences are inevitable. Most voters don't pay enough attention more…

Poisoned food! We're all gonna die!

by John Stossel -- With America's "fiscal cliff" approaching, pundits wring their hands over the supposed catastrophe that government spending cuts will bring. A scare newsletter called "Food Poisoning Bulletin" warns that more…

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…