Fight bigotry with more speech, not less

by John Stossel -- Last week, when the NBA banned racist team owner Donald Sterling, some said: "What about free speech? Can't a guy say what he thinks anymore?" The answer: yes, more…

Why Amazon won't SWAT team your house

by John Stossel -- Scarlett Johansson left nude photos of herself on her computer. A hacker grabbed them and sent them to gossip websites. A Pennsylvania high school issued laptop computers to more…

Earth Daze

by John Stossel -- "The heavens reek, the waters below are foul ... we are in a crisis of survival." That's how Walter Cronkite and CBS hyped the first Earth Day, back more…

The manipulative maze of taxes

by John Stossel -- It's tax time. I'm too scared to do my taxes. I'm sure I'll get something wrong and my enemies in government will persecute – no, I mean prosecute more…

Gambling and government

by John Stossel -- Did you fill out a March Madness bracket this year? In many states, if you put money in a pool, that's illegal! The NCAA website warns, "Fans should more…

Bullies rule

by John Stossel -- We're told government protects us, but protectors quickly become bullies. Take the Food and Drug Administration. It seems like the most helpful part of government: It supervises testing more…

Spring clean government

by John Stossel -- Spring cleaning is a healthy tradition. If only politicians did it! They don't. When Barack Obama ran for president, he promised to clean house: "I'm not a Democrat more…

'War on women' idiocy

by John Stossel -- You've probably heard that Democratic Party leaders decided that a way to win votes this November is to shout loudly that Republicans wage "war on women." Politico calls more…

Budget baloney

by John Stossel -- This week, President Barack Obama proposed "a budget that will create new jobs in manufacturing and energy and innovation and infrastructure, and we'll pay for every dime of more…