Law and border

by John Stossel -- How many wars can we fight? Our presidential candidates demand "stronger action" against both illegal immigration and illegal drugs. But those goals conflict. The War on Drugs makes more…

Red tape: Quiet cancer that kills opportunity

by John Stossel -- I'm upset that the presidential candidates, all of them, rarely mention a huge problem: the quiet cancer that kills opportunity – regulation. The accumulated burden of it is more…

Market magic and government bungling

by John Stossel -- People have long lists of things they think the market can't possibly do – from building subways to fighting wars. Sometimes, the market does them anyway. War, for more…

My ranking of the 26 candidates

by John Stossel -- My list of best to worst possible presidents: Rand Paul (R) Gary Johnson (Libertarian) Carly Fiorina (R) Jeb Bush (R) Ted Cruz (R) Scott Walker (R) Rick Perry more…

3 cheers for the Rule Breaker Awards

by John Stossel -- Humans need rules. Rules make life more predictable. But when the rules multiply, the world needs some rule-breakers. The creator of the underground website Silk Road, Ross Ulbricht, more…

Immigration is great!

by John Stossel -- [jwplayer A2oB6gxr] Yikes, you really hate me! Many of you, anyway, based on Twitter and Facebook comments posted after I argued immigration with Ann Coulter on my TV more…

Gun lies

by John Stossel -- My town, New York City, enforces rigid gun laws. Police refused to assign me a gun permit. The law doesn't even let me hold a fake gun on more…

Regulated by enviro-zealots

by John Stossel -- The government's environmental rules defeat even environmentalists. Thomas Collier is a Democrat who managed environmental policy for Bill Clinton and Al Gore. Then he noticed a mining opportunity more…

The war on Uber

by John Stossel -- Hillary Clinton gave a speech warning that the new "sharing economy" of businesses such as the ride-hailing company Uber is "raising hard questions about workplace protections." Democrats hate more…

Yes, 'austerity' is successful

by John Stossel -- Obamacare! The War on Drugs! A War on Poverty! Prohibition! The idea that government will bring social progress isn't new. Europe's monarchs believed in big government long before more…