Thank Big Oil, blame government

by John Stossel -- Plan to drive more this summer? Annoyed by the price of gas? Complaining that oil companies rip you off? I say, shut up. Even if gas costs $4 more…

Sublet my people go!

by John Stossel -- My kids moved out! I have two empty rooms in my apartment. Maybe I can rent them. A tourist visiting New York City could have a different experience, more…

Our kids lack true grit

by John Stossel -- Are you a real man (or woman)? Do you have "grit"? Compare yourself to the man on the $20 bill: Andrew Jackson, our seventh president. During the Revolutionary more…

Live free or move

by John Stossel -- Forty-three million Americans moved from one state to another between 1995 and 2010 – about one-seventh of Americans. It's good that we can move! Moving provides one of more…

If only the state would neglect health care

by John Stossel -- Most Americans – even those who are legislators – know very little about the details of President Obama's Affordable Care Act, so-called Obamacare. Next year, when it goes more…

The education blob strikes again

by John Stossel -- I wrote recently how teachers unions, parent-teacher associations and school bureaucrats form an education "Blob" that makes it hard to improve schools. They also take revenge on those more…

A post-post office world

by John Stossel -- Even parts of government that look like a business never get run with the efficiency of a business. Just look at the post office. They buy commercials and more…

Government plays favorites

by John Stossel -- People say government must "help the little guy, promote equality, level the playing field." People often go into government to do that. But even when people mean well, more…

Green tyranny

by John Stossel -- Environmental activists and politicians would like you to think that we must love their regulations – or hate trees and animals. I love trees and animals. But you more…

Imperial Washington strikes again

by John Stossel -- The Senate did something this past weekend it hasn't done in four years: passed a budget. The law requires the Senate to pass a budget, but Congress often more…