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…

Wealth gap? Blame government

by John Stossel -- Nearly 10,000 people turned out to hear Bernie Sanders in Wisconsin. Why? Apparently, many Democrats want socialism. Sanders is the Vermont senator who is running for the Democratic more…