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  • Stossel: A real State of the Union

    Stossel: A real State of the Union

    I can dream, can’t I?

  • Stossel: Ban this! Ban that! Ban this and that!

    Stossel: Ban this! Ban that! Ban this and that!

    Why not?

  • Stossel: Obama is not king

    Stossel: Obama is not king

    I want the old Barack Obama back. He made sense.

  • Stossel: Shopping around for a better life

    Stossel: Shopping around for a better life

    It good to have places in this country where fed-up citizens can escape from high taxes and reckless government interference.

  • Stossel: First, the bad news

    Stossel: First, the bad news

    Reporters and environmental activists have incentives to leave out details that might make the story boring. It’s useful if you think you’re in danger.

  • Stossel: A man's home is his subsidy

    Stossel: A man’s home is his subsidy

    In this case, HUD wants to spend millions more to renew Section 8 housing vouchers that help poor people pay rent.

  • Stossel: No regulation? No problem

    Stossel: No regulation? No problem

    Government’s micromanagement stifles innovation. Companies now invest in lawyers and “compliance officers,” rather than engineers and creators.

  • Charity begins with wealth creation

    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.

  • It's the spending, stupid!

    It’s the spending, stupid!

    Listening to progressive media pundits, I’d think the most evil man in the universe is Grover Norquist, head of Americans for Tax Reform.

  • Government gone bad

    Government gone bad

    Politicians claim they make our lives better by passing laws. But laws rarely improve life. They go wrong. Unintended consequences are inevitable.

  • Food nannies panic about fiscal cliff

    Food nannies panic about fiscal cliff

    Scientifically illiterate, business-hating media are doing scare stories claiming budget sequestration will lead to poisoned food outbreaks all over the country. Don’t believe them.

  • Legalize insider trading

    Legalize insider trading

    Insider trading leads the news again, casting a cloud over Steven Cohen’s SAC Capital Advisors $14 billion hedge fund.

  • About that fiscal cliff

    About that fiscal cliff

    Yikes, we’re headed toward a fiscal cliff! It will crush the economy! Or so the media and politicians tell us.

  • A loss for freedom

    A loss for freedom

    Democrats won big last week. So government will continue to grow. Individual freedom will yield, but at least some people with records of supporting liberty were elected.

  • More government

    More government

    I expect that by the time you read this, President Obama will have been re-elected. Get ready for four more years of Big Bloated Government.

  • Coulter defends Romney

    Mitt Romney tells people he won’t fire federal workers or cut education spending. He says he’ll spend more on the military. He sounds like a big-government guy. Or is he just pandering for votes? Ann Coulter came on my TV | Read More »

  • Greed


    With this election approaching, and statist, eager-to-regulate candidates in ascent, we need more Americans to understand this.

  • Politically correct and bad rules

    We take free speech for granted in America, unlike elsewhere. The furor over that anti-Muslim video is the latest reminder of that.

  • Mitt Romney, big-government man

    Mitt Romney, big-government man

    We who hope for smaller government as a way to expand liberty and create prosperity are disturbed by what we heard from Romney last week.

  • We fund dependency

    So, what exactly goes on in government funded “jobs centers”?