Bill Steigerwald

Posted November 03, 2008

Just in time for this year's electoral excitement, Wall Street Journal columnist John Fund has revised and updated his 2004 book, "Stealing Elections: How Voter Fraud Threatens Our Democracy (Encounter)."

Posted October 27, 2008

Gov. Rendell first blurted the ugly truth about Western Pennsylvania back in February.

Posted October 21, 2008

Joe "The Plumber" Wurzelbacher, the Republican Party's newest working-class hero from Ohio, has been ridiculed and had his private life probed since he had the nerve to confront Barack Obama about taxation last week.

Posted October 20, 2008

Russell Roberts is pretty good at spreading free-market economic ideas into places where they might not ordinarily be appreciated -- namely, National Public Radio and the op-ed pages of The New York Times.

Posted October 13, 2008

Catching up with author and syndicated columnist Pat Buchanan during this election season is almost impossible.

Posted October 06, 2008

It's no surprise that someone who named his company FreeMarkets Inc., as founder and CEO Glen Meakem did, is a foe of the gargantuan financial bailout bill that President Bush signed into law Friday.

Posted October 02, 2008

I talked to Chris Buckley Sept. 23 by cell phone as he slowly made his way from Washington to New York City on Amtrak's high-speed Acela Express.

Posted September 24, 2008

As Bill Maher watched Roseanne Barr deliver her inane rant on the Sept. 12 "Real Time With Bill Maher," it looked -- for half a millisecond -- that he, too, realized what a fool she was making of herself.

Posted September 22, 2008

Erin Burnett of CNBC is not just another frequently appearing pretty TV face in the world of big-time business reporting. The anchor of CNBC's "Street Signs" (2-3 p.m.) and co-anchor of "Squawk on the Street" (9-11 a.m.), Burnett is a former investment banking analyst at Goldman Sachs and a former vice president at Citigroup.

Posted September 16, 2008

Long before Sarah Palin gave Republicans a reason to go on living, it was a good bet that Barack Obama would not win Pennsylvania in November.

Posted September 10, 2008

Good thing George Stephanopoulos wasn't a Sunday morning TV pundit in 1912.

Posted September 08, 2008

Are John McCain’s economic values and policies sound? Does he really believe in free markets and cutting taxes and regulations? Is Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin a real government reformer?

Posted September 05, 2008

National Review political reporter David Freddoso hasn’t thrown the first unfriendly book through the stained-glass windows of the Barack Obama crusade.

Posted August 25, 2008

For the last 18 months, Denver Post staffer Chuck Plunkett's beat has been next week's Democratic National Convention and the logistical preparations his city has been making to host it.

Posted July 31, 2008

Economic journalist and author Garet Garrett (1878-1954) is largely forgotten by history.

Posted July 28, 2008

Ronald Reagan said famously, “In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.”

Posted July 21, 2008

When the Federal Reserve Board is in the news, there’s no better source of expertise than political economy professor Allan Meltzer of Carnegie Mellon University.

Posted July 15, 2008

The DEA, which our great moral leader Richard Nixon created in 1973 and charged with the impossible but politically useful mission of winning the "all-out global war on the drug menace," turned 35 on July 1.

Posted July 07, 2008

They don't make American presidents like George Washington anymore, and they never will. As Richard Brookhiser points out in his book "George Washington on Leadership," he did it all and he did it well.