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  • 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”?

  • Strangulation by union

    Strangulation by union

    The Chicago teachers strike is over, but the public didn’t win, and nor did the students. Only free enterprise can truly improve the lives of all Americans.