An Oscar-winning movie, stuttering and me

by John Stossel -- Because "The King's Speech," a movie about King George's effort to overcome stuttering, won the Oscar for best picture, reporters have been interviewing me about my stuttering. Some more…

Wanna bet on Oscar winners? Good luck!

by John Stossel -- Sunday night is Oscar night! Think you know who's going to win? Want to make a bet? The Hollywood Stock Exchange (www.hsx.com) allows people to bet on which more…

Is 'seasteading' the future?

by John Stossel -- Here's a novel idea: Escape the suffocating chains of intrusive government by starting your own country! That's Patri Friedman's idea. He comes from an impressive line of libertarian more…

The beauty of 'spontaneous order'

by John Stossel -- You are our Ruler. An entrepreneur tells you he wants to create something he calls a "skating rink." Young and old will strap blades to their feet and more…

I can balance the budget

by John Stossel -- The Congressional Budget Office says the current year's budget deficit will be a record $1.5 trillion. It also says that over the next decade we're on track for more…

My State of the Union address

by John Stossel -- President Obama fulfilled his constitutional duty and gave his report on the state of the union last night. Here's mine: We're in deep trouble. You know why. Our more…

Will the Republicans really cut this time?

by John Stossel -- The Republicans promise less intrusive, less expensive government. But will they deliver? In the past, they have said they would shrink the state, but then they came into more…

Same as the old boss?

by John Stossel -- Last year, I reported that the United States fell from sixth to eighth place – behind Canada – in the Heritage Foundation/Wall Street Journal's 2010 Index of Economic more…

Prohibitionists: Leave us alone!

by John Stossel -- Sometimes I drink Scotch, and then, to wake myself up, I drink coffee. So what? Many people consume mixtures of caffeine and alcohol in drinks like rum and more…

Please stop 'helping' us

by John Stossel -- Last year, Congress passed the Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure (CARD) Act. It was supposed to really end the alleged abuses perpetrated by the credit-card companies. The more…