A pair of threats: Terrorism & government

by John Stossel -- What should we do about terrorism? After the attacks on Paris, the French government passed a law that allows anyone suspected of being a security threat to be more…

The smearing of John Lott

by John Stossel -- This week my TV show is on gun control. I interviewed activist Leah Barrett, who wants stricter gun laws. I pointed out that after most states loosened gun more…

New Yorkers: Self-defenseless

by John Stossel -- What might have happened if a few of the 1,500 concert attendees in Paris' Bataclan theater had guns? The terrorists had time to kill, reload and kill again. more…

A world with fewer regulators

by John Stossel -- After a terrorist attack, it's natural to ask: What can politicians do to keep us safe? One thing they could do is actually focus on keeping us safe more…

My Trump problem

by John Stossel -- Sometimes I like Donald Trump. He makes me laugh when he mocks reporters' stupid questions. Sometimes he's smart. When Maryland's lefty governor said a tax on rich people more…

Do we want a president who'll 'take charge'?

by John Stossel -- We love to complain about elites, people who seem to have a special advantage, privileges in life. I get annoyed by the Kardashians and other spoiled rich kids. more…

Fear: A friend of the state

by John Stossel -- This Halloween, what do you fear? I fear fear itself because when we are afraid, we willingly give away our freedoms. Global warning? More power to the EPA! more…

When innocents are forced into silence

by John Stossel -- In a democracy, citizens must be able to criticize their leaders. It's a reason America's founders put free speech in the Bill of Rights. I assumed that right more…

Leftist mobs' censorship

by John Stossel -- Support for the idea that it's good to hear all opinions, even offensive ones, is thin. A plurality of Americans now support laws against "hate speech." Conservatives once more…

Escaping North Korea's 'fat guy'

by John Stossel -- North Korea is called the "worst place on earth" for good reason. Thousands of people are tortured. Some North Koreans eat rodents to try to survive, and many more…