Government against blacks

by John Stossel -- The other day, I went to Times Square to ask people what government should do to help poor people. Most everyone agreed on the answer: "more social programs more…

The Battle of the Budgets

by John Stossel -- Since America is on the road to bankruptcy, we've got to make some changes. What would you do? The Peter G. Peterson Foundation gave $200,000 to six think more…

The truth about 'fracking'

by John Stossel -- I just learned I'm going to save money! My apartment building in New York will switch from heating oil to cleaner natural gas. Gas is much cheaper than more…

Ron Paul: Less lonely these days

by John Stossel -- The man who likely has done more than anyone to put the libertarian philosophy of freedom and small government on the political agenda probably will make another run more…

Of gasoline and onions

by John Stossel -- The speculators are ripping us off! "The skyrocketing price of gas and oil has nothing to do with the fundamentals of supply and demand, and has everything to more…

Government creates poverty

by John Stossel -- The U.S. government has "helped" no group more than it has "helped" the American Indians. It stuns me when President Obama appears before Indian groups and says things more…

Watch the watchmen

by John Stossel -- I believe in the right to privacy. Yet I can think of someone who deserves very little privacy – a policeman making an arrest. Unfortunately, in some states more…

Budget plans: Paul vs. Ryan

by John Stossel -- Finally. A serious budget plan. House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan's proposal has the head-in-the-sand crowd horrified. A Washington Post columnist called it "radical ... irresponsible ... extreme." Ryan's more…

Gun owners have a right to privacy

by John Stossel -- If you own a gun in Illinois, take precautions. The state attorney general, Lisa Madigan, wants to release the names of gun owners in response to an Associated more…

Students who get it!

by John Stossel -- I went to Princeton in 1969, where they taught me that government could solve the world's problems. Put the smartest people in a room, give them enough taxpayer more…