Romney: Let's cut 'defense,' too!

by John Stossel -- On his recent trip abroad, Mitt Romney observed an American taboo by not criticizing President Obama's military policy. But before his trip, he made his position clear. Obama more…

Myths we live by – but shouldn't

by John Stossel -- The Olympics have gone smoothly despite – gasp! – America's team wearing clothing made in China at the opening ceremony. "I'm so upset," said Senate Majority Leader Harry more…

Too many laws, too many jail cells

by John Stossel -- Over the past few decades, America has locked up more and more people. Our prison population has tripled. Now we jail a higher percentage of people than even more…

Obama making sure young people can't work

by John Stossel -- What was your first job? I stuck pieces of plastic and metal together at an Evanston, Ill., assembly line. We produced photocopiers for a company called American Photocopy. more…

Federal budget insanity

by John Stossel -- Last year, Congress agreed to $1.2 trillion in automatic spending cuts, unless politicians find other things to cut. They didn't, of course. So now, with so-called sequestration looming more…

Escaping 'the Blob' called public education

by John Stossel -- Since progressives want government to run health care, let's look at what government management did to K-12 education. While most every other service in life has gotten better more…

In praise of discrimination

by John Stossel -- I'm scared. I fear that even if the Supreme Court overrules most of Obamacare (or did already, by the time you read this), Republicans will join Democrats in more…

A 3-word solution: Shrink the state!

by John Stossel -- It's presidential season, so again pundits are indignant that money is spent on politics. Spent by corporations! And rich people! Because the Supreme Court allowed that, "2012 will more…

Health-care solution: Open competition

by John Stossel -- Any day now, the U.S. Supreme will rule on whether the Obamacare insurance mandate is constitutional. Seems like a no-brainer to me. How can forcing me to engage more…

Government-induced uncertainty paralysis

by John Stossel -- President Obama would do us all a big favor if he'd ask himself this: "Would I start or expand a business without knowing what regulations or taxes government more…