Stephen Spruiell

Stephen Spruiell is a former staff reporter for National Review Online.

Stephen Spruiell is a former staff reporter for National Review Online.

The Reid Win

Democrats will spin Harry Reid’s victory and cling to it like the American people allegedly cling to their Bibles and guns, but I see a huge silver lining here for ...

On Not Repeating the Mistakes of 1995

Ezra Klein tries to game out the coming fights over Obamacare: So what happens if Republicans won’t pass any appropriations bills that fund the health-care law and President Obama won’t sign ...

No, We Do Not Need More Fiscal Stimulus

It’s a line you’re seeing with surprisingly frequent regularity: Ben Bernanke wants more fiscal stimulus. So does Peter Orszag. (Hat tip for these links goes, naturally, to Ezra Klein’s blog.) Advocates ...

Tune In Before the World Series

One benefit of MLB’s decision to start these World Series games so late (perhaps the only one) is that you can catch me on Kudlow tonight at 7:15ish talking about ...

Medicare’s Dim Horizon

The Center for Public Integrity is publishing a series of articles this week on wasteful spending in the Medicare program. Politicians talk a big game about saving Medicare by eliminating ...