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Anatomy of a Drug War Crime: A Deadly Raid Based on a Bogus Tip and a Fraudulent Search Warrant Affidavit Highlights Loose Police Practices in Houston Nov. 27, 2019

Jacob Sullum

Are you confident that police will not break down your door tonight? If so, it's probably because yo... Read More

One Deadly Drug Raid, Two Red Herrings: Neither Gun Control nor Uncritical Support of the Police Can Stop Violence Required by War on Drugs Feb. 06, 2019

Jacob Sullum

After a drug raid killed a middle-aged couple and injured five narcotics officers in Houston last we... Read More

Get Out of the Way Oct. 04, 2017

John Stossel

The hurricane devastation is severe. What should the federal government do? Give us lots of money, s... Read More

Government Barriers to Private Solutions Sep. 07, 2017

Veronique de Rugy

Americans are witnessing the power of private individuals and businesses to solve pressing problems ... Read More

The Price Rises on Houston's 'Cheap' Housing Sep. 05, 2017

Froma Harrop

As the floodwaters recede, much of Houston's famously "affordable" housing may seem less of a bargai... Read More

What a Difference a Leader Makes in Crisis Sep. 01, 2017

Jamie Stiehm

What a difference a mayor makes — for better or worse. Houston, Texas, New Orleans, Louisiana,... Read More

Meeting the People Through Disaster Aug. 31, 2017

Froma Harrop

Politicians, celebrities and the rich often set the world's idea of their cities and regions. It tak... Read More

Price Gouging Aug. 30, 2017

John Stossel

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is upset about "price gouging" during hurricane Harvey. Some store... Read More

As Houston Recovers, Trump's Immigration Crackdown Will Figure Prominently Aug. 30, 2017

Daily Editorials

Houston faces a flooding crisis of proportions that emergency response officials say they've never s... Read More

The Return of 'Fellow Feeling' Aug. 29, 2017

William Murchison

You might say it has not been much of a month for the human race. I might myself contend that signs ... Read More

Houston and Galveston Offer Great Change of Pace Sep. 18, 2016

Travel and Adventure

By Robert Selwitz Houston is one of America's most surprising cities. Fourth in U.S. population and ... Read More

Open Market, Better Service May. 06, 2016

Daily Editorials

Heavy storms and high waters killed at least seven people in Houston, Texas, last month, and caused ... Read More

California Forces Churches to Fund Abortions Oct. 28, 2014

Chuck Norris

First, the mayor of Houston flagrantly violated clergy's First Amendment rights, when she subpoenaed... Read More

Houston, We Have a (1st Amendment) Problem! Oct. 21, 2014

Chuck Norris

It all started in September, when Houston Mayor Annise Parker and City Attorney David Feldman issued... Read More

Spare Me the Sermon on Seizing Sermons Oct. 21, 2014

Debra J. Saunders

If you believe Houston Mayor Annise Parker, then you have to believe that when lawyers for her city ... Read More

Beyond Marijuana: Legalize All Drugs Oct. 02, 2014

Froma Harrop

Thirty years ago, a college kid in Kentucky was caught growing marijuana plants in his closet. That ... Read More

Wee Pals

Feb. 15, 2014