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JOHN STEELE GORDON

JOHN STEELE GORDON

John Steele Gordon is an economic historian and the author of, among other works, An Empire of Wealth:The Epic History of American Economic Power.

You have to love the headline on the AP story about McCain's health-care plan: "McCain's Health Plan: a Threat to Employer Plans?" This is...

The lead story in the New York Times this morning reports that the people worst hit by $4.00-a-gallon gasoline are those living in rural areas,...

As an addendum to Jennifer Rubin's thoughtful piece on the anniversary of D-Day, let me add that it is not only in military casualty statistics...

The New York Times today endorsed John McCain for President. Here's an excerpt: Mr. Obama has asked to be judged by something more than his positions. He offers himself...

One of the most prominent tort lawyers in the country, Melvyn Weiss, was sentenced yesterday to 30 months in federal jail after pleading guilty to...

At ten o'clock this morning, the town of North Salem, New York, held its annual Memorial Day Parade. The Veterans of Foreign Wars and the...

Barack Obama is a supporter of the special-interest cesspool called the Agriculture Bill. I would hope John McCain -- against it from the getgo --...

Over the past year, the Democratic candidates for President have settled on two core themes. One is that the Iraq war was a disastrous foreign-policy...