The Eagle Scout casualty of the drug war

by John Stossel -- Ross Ulbricht was a quiet nerd – an Eagle Scout who never cursed. Then he became a libertarian, and he decided, "I want to use economic theory as more…

We're No. 17! See who's No. 1

by John Stossel -- Is America the world's freest country? Sadly, no. When researchers first started doing detailed international comparisons, the USA came in second or third. This year, however, we ranked more…

Keep it closed!

by John Stossel -- The government is open again. That's too bad. One day, one of these shutdowns should be permanent. We would still have far more government than the Founding Fathers more…

SPLC: Selling hate

by John Stossel -- Who will warn Americans about hate groups? The media know: the Southern Poverty Law Center. SPLC, based in Alabama, calls itself "the premier" group monitoring hate. Give us more…

Politicians punishing poor people

by John Stossel -- Store owner Kamal Saleh was just hit with thousands of dollars in fines. His crime? He sold three cigars for $8.89. "Too cheap!" say New York City bureaucrats. more…

What are Trump's odds of staying in office?

by John Stossel -- President Trump is up 3 percent! I refer to the betting odds. Gamblers (mostly in Europe because political bets are legal there) now give the president a 53 more…

Liberate food trucks!

by John Stossel -- Laura Pekarik bakes cupcakes and sells them from a food truck. Her truck provided a great opportunity, letting her open a business without having to spend big to more…

I hate the New York Times

by John Stossel -- My hometown paper drives me crazy. I read the New York Times because it often has good coverage. The newspaper pays to send reporters to dangerous places all more…

Should Steve Jobs have had more money?

by John Stossel -- As Republicans struggle to agree on a tax plan, Democrats and much of the media label each attempt at reform a "gift" to rich people. In one sense, more…