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Heard on The Answer - Pittsburgh (AM1250) Monday-Friday from 5:00-6pm ET. John Steigerwald has been in Pittsburgh media for 50 years. He is an award winning TV/Radio Sports anchor/reporter, columnist and author.

Heard on The Answer - Pittsburgh (AM1250) Monday-Friday from 5:00-6pm ET. John Steigerwald has been in Pittsburgh media for 50 years. He is an award winning TV/Radio Sports anchor/reporter, columnist and author.
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Heard on The Answer - Pittsburgh (AM1250) Monday-Friday from 5:00-6pm ET. John Steigerwald has been in Pittsburgh media for 50 years. He is an award winning TV/Radio Sports anchor/reporter, columnist and author.

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The John Steigerwald Show - Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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It's A Lifetime Appointment Today's topics include: That's the deal with being a Supreme Court Justice - it's your job for life. But of course with the way things have gone for Brett Kavanaugh, you wonder why anyone would want that job anymore... Carrie Severino (co-author of the book, "Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court") talks to John about the New York Times lame attempt to explain how they left out details in their latest 'bombshell', along...

Duration:00:51:35

The John Steigerwald Show - Monday, September 16, 2019

9/16/2019
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Who's Weekend Was Worse...The New York Times Or The Steelers? Today's topics include: Ben Roethlisberger blew out his arm and will need elbow surgery and yet again the New York Times are practicing wishful thinking journalism with another so called 'bombshell' about Brett Kavanaugh. Tim Graham (director of media analysis at the Media Research Center) joins the show to discuss the media's blatant bias on the new Kavanaugh allegation, along with the rush to publish the story before...

Duration:00:51:33

The John Steigerwald Show - Friday, September 13, 2019

9/13/2019
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I Didn't Fail To Miss It Today's topics include: You heard right, John succeeded in making sure to miss last night's Democratic debate... Next, Hans Von Spakovsky (senior legal fellow at The Heritage Foundation) talks to John about former acting deputy director of the FBI, Andrew McCabe, and the possibility of McCabe facing some jail time...along with whether or not he should be prosecuted - and if so, what he should be prosecuted for. And finally, Mike DeCourcy (sports columnist for...

Duration:00:51:37

The John Steigerwald Show - Thursday, September 12, 2019

9/12/2019
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There's A Debate Tonight...Don't Fail To Miss It Today's topics include: The Democrats are in Houston for their debate...but if you need John, he will be watching the Bucs and the Panthers. Next, Sterling Burnett (senior fellow of environmental policy at The Heartland Institute) is someone who is well prepared for whatever topics of stupidity on the environment that may be brought up tonight at the debate, as well as discussing what the Leftists have already come up with so far. And finally,...

Duration:00:51:38

The John Steigerwald Show - Wednesday, September 11, 2019

9/11/2019
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Eighteen Years Ago Today Today's topics include: John listens to his favorite speech so far today, regarding the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. The speech was made by Nicholas Haros Jr., who is the son of a 9/11 victim... Next, David Inserra (policy analyst, homeland security & cyber policy at The Heritage Foundation) joins the show to talk to John about why there hasn't been another major terror attack in 18 years and what's being done to make sure there isn't another one. And...

Duration:00:51:36

The John Steigerwald Show - Tuesday, September 10, 2019

9/10/2019
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Is Andrew McCabe Going To Jail? Today's topics include: Up first, sports columnist Sally Jenkins called Ben Roethlisberger a 'punch-drunk balloon-head of a quarterback'...John discusses. Next, Tracy Beanz (investigative journalist & editor for UndercoverDC) has been covering spygate from the beginning and she joins John to discuss the latest involving FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe and his possible indictment. And finally, John discusses Beto O'Rourke's latest harebrained ideas, along...

Duration:00:51:40

The John Steigerwald Show - Monday, September 9, 2019

9/9/2019
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Who Feels Sorry For The Oakland Raiders? Today's topics include: John sure doesn't, nor does he feel sorry for the Steelers or even the NFL... Next, Jerry Brewer (sports columnist for The Washington Post) continues the sports discussion with his thoughts on Antonio Brown's dominance over the NFL. And finally, John wraps up the show talking about the NFL's attendance problem, sports mascots, and mainstream media's talk of needing to 'embrace' more gay players due to the recent news of free...

Duration:00:51:36

The John Steigerwald Show - Friday, September 6, 2019

9/6/2019
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What Ever Happened To Christine Blasey Ford? Today's topic include: You remember Christine...the psychologist who accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her over 35 years ago. Well you guessed it, Christine is back in the news. Ryan Lovelace (Author, "Search and Destroy: Inside the Campaign Against Brett Kavanaugh") joins the show to reveal some pretty explosive details regarding the lengths to which the Left plotted to destroy Brett Kavanaugh. And finally, Ken Laird (sports producer...

Duration:00:51:35

The John Steigerwald Show - Thursday, September 5, 2019

9/5/2019
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What Caused The Parkland Shootings Today's topics include: First up, tonight the Packers and the Bears will begin the NFL's 100th season...but there may never have been a bigger imbecile than Antonio Brown. Next, Max Eden (leading national expert on educational policy & co-author, along with co-author Andrew Pollack, of the new book 'Why Meadow Died') talks to John about his new book, and why Obama-era policies might be to blame in having the Parkland school shooter slip through the cracks....

Duration:00:51:35

The John Steigerwald Show - Wednesday, September 4, 2019

9/4/2019
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A Pile Of Hot Steaming Horse Manure Today's topics include: That's what John is starting off with tonight...and this 'manure' he is referring to has to do with sports. A really good writer and columnist - who has been writing about sports for over 40 years - wrote a piece for 'The Undefeated' that John totally disagrees with. His name is William C. Rhoden, and he basically claims in his article that black quarterbacks are filling the void in what used to be a white dominated football...

Duration:00:51:34

The John Steigerwald Show - Tuesday, September 3, 2019

9/3/2019
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It's The Media, Stupid Today's topics include: Most people, especially young people, think we are in an epidemic of mass shootings...we're not. Dr. Jaclyn Schildkraut (national expert on mass shootings & Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at SUNY Oswego) joins the show to discuss the negative impacts of how mass media covers mass shootings. And finally, some sports. Tony DeFiore (masters degree in city planning & has worked on stadiums in Philadelphia for the Eagles,...

Duration:00:51:38

The John Steigerwald Show - Friday, August 30, 2019

8/30/2019
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They Just Won't Give Up Today's topics include: People in the media are still convinced that Donald Trump colluded with the Russians... Next, John airs a previous, but still relevant, interview with Andrew McCarthy (former federal prosecutor, columnist at National Review, and a Fox News contributor) on James Comey. And finally, John tackles the topic of mandatory re-usable bags, along with the elimination of single-use plastics. Which prompts the question - what they would do down in Florida...

Duration:00:51:38

The John Steigerwald Show - Thursday, August 29, 2019

8/29/2019
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I'll Bet You Had A Better Day Than James Comey Today's topics include: ...If not, you had a pretty bad day. Hans Von Spakovsky (senior legal fellow at The Heritage Foundation) gives John the low-down on all things James Comey and the Inspector General, regarding leaked Trump memos. Next, John talks about the media and celebrity frenzy with their over-used phrase 'the lungs of the world are burning' in regards to the fires down in the Amazon. Only problem is, some of the pictures being used...

Duration:00:51:36

The John Steigerwald Show - Wednesday, August 28, 2019

8/28/2019
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Ok, This Is The Last Straw Today's topics include: John wants everybody to know that he has been doing his part to save the planet, he almost never uses any plastic straws... Next, David Harsanyi (senior editor at The Federalist) talks to John about how the media enables 'climate change' hysteria. Case-in-point, CNN just announced they will run a 7-hour town hall, where Democratic candidates will discuss the so-called 'climate crisis'. John tackles even more hysteria with Alexandria...

Duration:00:51:31

The John Steigerwald Show - Tuesday, August 27, 2019

8/27/2019
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Stupidity In Education Today's topics include: Stupidity in education is the theme of the show today. Up first, Daniel Greenfield (investigative journalist at Front Page Magazine, & Shillman Journalism fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center) joins the show to discuss something that is headed - and in some instances might already be at - public schools nationwide. It's called PBS Learning Media, and it might be cause for concern for some parents. Find out what your tax money is...

Duration:00:51:32

The John Steigerwald Show - Monday, August 26, 2019

8/26/2019
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He's Even Driving Psychiatrists Insane Today's topics include: The former chairman of the psychiatry department at Duke, Allen Frances, made a pretty insane statement about President Trump... Next, Jerry Brewer (sports columnist at the Washington Post) joins the show to talk some sports with John, regarding the recent Andrew Luck news and his early retirement from the Indianapolis Colts. And finally, Hailey Poe (current high school student at South Fayette) talks to John about the USA...

Duration:00:51:30

The John Steigerwald Show - Friday, August 23, 2019

8/23/2019
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Are You Ready For Some Football? Today's topics include: It's here - football season starts tonight. And no, John's not counting those deadly, boring NFL exhibition games, he's talking about high school football games taking place all over Western PA... Next, Jean Twenge (author of the book, "iGen: Why Today's Super-Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy - and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood") joins the show to talk to John about a generation of kids who...

Duration:00:51:34

The John Steigerwald Show - Thursday, August 22, 2019

8/22/2019
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Ehh, What's Another Few Trillion Dollars? Today’s topics include: John starts off the show with the observation that trillion has become the new billion…and all of its unfathomable ways to spend it. Next, Nick Loris (economist, energy & environmental policy at The Heritage Foundation) talks to John about the absurd cost of Bernie Sander’s newly unveiled $16 trillion climate change plan. And finally, Gregory Wrightstone (The Heartland Institute, geologist & author of the book, ‘Inconvenient...

Duration:00:51:37

The John Steigerwald Show - Wednesday, August 21, 2019

8/21/2019
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No Ifs, Ands, or Buts Today's topics include: ...not at Michigan State anyway. Employees at the university had to take a mandatory course in how to deal with people on the job - you know, making sure no one is 'triggered' on campus. Next, Dr. Robert Epstein (psychologist, professor, author, and journalist - visit MyGoogleResearch.com) joins the show to discuss his side of the story in regards to the recent Twitter firestorm between President Trump, Hillary Clinton, and of course Dr. Epstein,...

Duration:00:51:37

The John Steigerwald Show - Tuesday, August 20, 2019

8/20/2019
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The Plot To Rig An Election And Destroy A Presidency Today's topics include: That's the subtitle of Andrew McCarthy's new book. The full title is "Ball of Collusion: The Plot To Rig An Election And Destroy A Presidency"...Andrew McCarthy (former federal prosecutor, columnist at National Review, Fox News contributor, and author) isn't fooling around. He's a former prosecutor and has been all over the 'Russian Collusion' theory since day one. Andrew joins the show to talk to John about his new...

Duration:00:51:31