Killing Big Bird

By: John Stossel   Next week, Donald Trump releases his new budget. It’s expected to cut spending on things like the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Good! Government has no business funding art. When politicians decide which ideas deserve a boost, art is…

Drain the Swamp!

By:    John Stossel President-elect Trump says he’s uniquely qualified to “drain the swamp” in Washington, D.C. He can do it, he said at one debate, because as a businessman, he understands American cronyism. “With Hillary Clinton, I said, ‘Be at my wedding,’ and she came to my wedding. You know why? She had no choice…

Supreme Court Picks

By:  John Stossel Hillary Clinton and her fellow progressives shout things like “Health care is a right!” They’ve also said that education, decent housing and child care are “rights.” The U.N. goes further. Its bureaucrats declared that every person has a “right” to rest and leisure, food, clothing, housing, “necessary” social services, free education, periodic…

Warning: Labels

By:   John Stossel                                   When you use a coffeepot, do you need a warning label to tell you: “Do not hold over people”? Must a bicycle bell be sold with the warning: “Should be installed and serviced by a…

Nasty Politics

By:     John Stossel                                     This presidential election is like no other. Most election years around this time, I do a TV show on nasty political commercials. Pundits explain which ads worked, which didn’t, and who won because he…

Money Down a Hole

By:     John Stossel                                 The Republican and Democratic presidential nominees have been chosen. Ignore the deluded supporters of Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz. It’s over. The odds at ElectionBettingOdds.com make it clear: It will be Donald vs. Hillary. A closer…

A Better Choice

By:    John Stossel                               Trump! Clinton! Is that all there is? No. Fortunately, we have other choices. A recent poll shows that if the election were held today, 11 percent of Americans would vote for a Libertarian, former New Mexico Governor…