By John Stossel | 09/30/14 03:38 PM
Americans now face beheadings, gang warfare, Ebola, the Islamic State and a new war in Syria. It's natural to assume that the world has gotten more dangerous. But it hasn't.
By Becket Adams | 09/29/14 04:30 PM
When it comes to the role the federal government should play in the lives of the citizenry, Americans are divided, with 35 percent saying they’re opposed to a more active and involved government and 32 percent saying they’re in favor, according to a new Gallup poll.
By Timothy P. Carney | 09/29/14 10:32 AM
The Boston Tea Party. The Sugar Act. The Quartering Act that authorized British troops to steal beer, vinegar, salt, and pepper from colonists. The Fisheries Act.
By Paul Bedard | 09/26/14 12:24 PM
Burdensome federal regulations cost Americans at least $1.88 trillion annually, and that doesn't include the impact of President Obama's "pen and phone" rule making.
By Philip Klein | 09/19/14 05:02 PM
Winston Churchill famously described an appeaser as "one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last." Today, in a very different context, his remark captures the plight of the American pharmaceutical industry. Roughly five years after lobbyists for drugmakers worked to help pass...
By Adam Brandon | 09/19/14 06:57 PM
Government policies to extend student loans to help cover the cost of college are creating the very problem they purport to solve. Easy credit drives up the demand for higher education, which in turn drives up the price.
By Michael Barone | 09/10/14 05:36 PM
"Large" technology like steel mills, power stations and gas turbines tended to encourage large bureaucracies and large government. But "small" technology enables individuals to make personal choices.
By Scott Rasmussen | 09/06/14 04:06 PM
Technology-driven change will come faster than the regulators can write new rules. That will lead to many more Uber-like conflicts with governments ordering innovative companies to stop providing a better service without permission.
09/04/14 07:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. regulators are proposing to label insurer MetLife Inc. as a potential threat to the financial system, a designation that brings stricter government oversight. New York-based MetLife says it "strongly disagrees" with the decision by the Financial Stability Oversight...
By Zack Colman | 08/27/14 04:09 PM
House Republicans are suspicious of a proposed EPA rule, one they say could subject lots of private property to federal regulation.
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/18/14 02:43 PM
Regulation is the tool entrenched businesses use against consumers and competitors. This regulatory battle in North Carolina could become a victory for liberty.
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