Get government out of sports!

by John Stossel -- I like to bet on sports. Having a stake in the game, even if it's just five bucks, makes it more exciting. I also like playing poker. "Unacceptable!" more…

I want the old Obama back

by John Stossel -- Watching President Obama's inaugural, I was confused. It looked like a new king was being crowned. Thousands cheered, like subjects worshipping nobility. At a time when America faces more…

Shopping around for a better life

by John Stossel -- Thanks, California! Thanks for your monstrous spending and absurd regulatory overreach! America needs you. We need Connecticut and Illinois, too! We need you the way we needed the more…

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…