A man's home is his subsidy

by John Stossel -- The Obama administration now proposes to spend millions more on handouts, despite ample evidence of their perverse effects. Shaun Donovan, secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban more…

No regulation? No problem

by John Stossel -- In the short time since President Obama was re-elected, government has issued hundreds of new regulations. The bureaucrats never stop. There are now more than 170,000 pages of more…

Charity begins with wealth creation

by John Stossel -- Charity – helping people who have trouble helping themselves – is a good thing two times over. It's good for the beneficiary and good for the donor, too. more…

How about a spending pledge?

by John Stossel -- Listening to progressive media pundits, I'd think the most evil man in the universe is Grover Norquist, head of Americans for Tax Reform. His crime? He heads a more…

Yearning for a do-nothing government

by John Stossel -- Politicians claim they make our lives better by passing laws. But laws rarely improve life. They go wrong. Unintended consequences are inevitable. Most voters don't pay enough attention more…

Poisoned food! We're all gonna die!

by John Stossel -- With America's "fiscal cliff" approaching, pundits wring their hands over the supposed catastrophe that government spending cuts will bring. A scare newsletter called "Food Poisoning Bulletin" warns that more…

Legalize insider trading

by John Stossel -- Insider trading leads the news again, casting a cloud over Steven Cohen's SAC Capital Advisors $14 billion hedge fund. The SEC charged Mathew Martoma, who used to manage more…

Fiscal cliff – or bankruptcy cliff?

by John Stossel -- Yikes, we're headed toward a fiscal cliff! It will crush the economy! Or so the media and politicians tell us. The "cliff" is a series of tax increases more…

Let's hear it for gridlock

by John Stossel -- Democrats won big last week. So government will continue to grow. Individual freedom will yield. At least some people with records of supporting liberty were elected: Sen. Jeff more…