William Rusher

Posted October 06, 2008

The elections are now less than a month away, and rational observers are pretty well agreed that the Democrats are going to win. The big question is, by how much?

Posted September 30, 2008

Posted August 29, 2008

The Democrats did what everyone knew they had to do: nominate Barack Obama by acclamation on the first ballot of their convention in Denver.

Posted August 19, 2008

I hope my six-decades-long reputation as a redoubtable Cold Warrior will protect me from the suspicion that "Rusher has gone soft on Moscow" if I confess that I am considerably less worried by Russia's recent move into Georgia than many American observers seem to be.

Posted August 12, 2008

Almost without realizing it, America appears to be on the verge of electing its first black president.

Posted August 05, 2008

President Bush now has fewer than six months to serve, and the question arises as to what he ought to do with this remaining time.

Posted July 29, 2008

As the world's population approaches 7 billion, with no end in sight, it is perfectly obvious that mankind must find ways of generating more and more energy to fuel both human and technological growth.

Posted July 22, 2008

T. Boone Pickens is one of America's biggest independent oil producers, so he could be forgiven if he simply chose to sit back and pile up his profits.

Posted July 15, 2008

At a time when, in previous presidential years, neither party yet knew who its nominees would be, both have already known that vital information for months, and the problem is how to get through the nearly four months remaining before Election Day without boring the country to death.

Posted July 08, 2008

Former Sen. Jesse Helms, who died last Friday at 86, was one of the true giants of conservatism during his 30 years in the U.S. Senate.

Posted July 01, 2008

It must be fun to be Justice Anthony Kennedy. You show up for a conference at the Supreme Court and almost always find that four of your colleagues are already in agreement.

Posted June 24, 2008

The Democrats now find themselves in a thoroughly uncomfortable dilemma over Iraq.

Posted June 17, 2008

On Monday, June 16, San Francisco began implementing the ruling of the California Supreme Court authorizing same-sex marriages in the state.

Posted June 09, 2008

So now it's all but official: The Democratic presidential nominee this year will be Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois.

Posted June 03, 2008

Former White House press secretary Scott McClellan's memoir is just the latest in the interminable series of "kiss and tell" accounts by former presidential aides.

Posted May 26, 2008

The news that Sen. Ted Kennedy has an inoperable malignant glioma in the left parietal sector of his brain is a major development in American politics.

Posted May 20, 2008

As matters stand, the Republican Party is facing an historic shellacking in November.

Posted May 15, 2008

Former Republican congressman Robert Barr of Georgia recently announced he is running for president as a Libertarian.

Posted May 08, 2008

In the May 4 New York Times, columnist Frank Rich asserts that "Anyone who does the math knows that America is on track to become a white-minority nation in three to four decades."

Posted May 01, 2008

Whenever a political figure lets fly with some remark that bounces badly, he or she is likely to protest that it was taken "out of context."