Government's deceitful pension promises

by John Stossel -- Last weekend, President Obama pandered for votes by trashing Social Security privatization. "I'd have thought that debate would've been put to rest once and for all by the more…

Memo to Alan Greenspan: Keep quiet

by John Stossel -- I'm getting tired of Alan Greenspan. First, the former Federal Reserve chairman blamed an allegedly unregulated free market for the housing and financial debacle. Now he favors repealing more…

Private enterprise always does it better

by John Stossel -- In "Myths, Lies and Downright Stupidity," I bet my readers $1,000 that they couldn't name one thing government does better than the private sector. I am yet to more…

'Don't ask, don't tell' should go

by John Stossel -- America is one of many countries that forbid openly gay people from serving in the military. Others are: Cuba, China, Egypt, Greece, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, Yemen, Saudi more…

Immigrants – good or bad?

by John Stossel -- I'm confused about immigration. We libertarians believe in free trade. That includes trade in labor, too. New people bring us not just labor, but also good new ideas. more…

Millions of rules stifling freedom

by John Stossel -- Something's happened to America, and it isn't good. It's become easier to get into trouble. We've become a nation of a million rules. Not the kind of bottom-up more…

Parasitic tort lawyers

by John Stossel -- Tort lawyers lie. They say their product-liability suits are good for us. But their lawsuits rarely make our lives better. They make lawyers and a few of their more…

Entrepreneurship helps make America great

by John Stossel -- For all its problems, America is a great place. And one thing that makes America great is its prosperity. Yes, some people have suffered during the recession – more…

Guns save lives

by John Stossel -- You know what the mainstream media think about guns and our freedom to carry them. Pierre Thomas of ABC: "When someone gets angry or when they snap, they more…

End the drug war!

by John Stossel -- I'm confused. When I walk around busy midtown Manhattan, I often smell marijuana. Despite the crowds, some people smoke weed in public. Usually the police leave them alone, more…