Hurricanes and humanity: A common sense assessment

Hurricanes and humanity: A common sense assessment

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders The two recent horrendous storms have settled the continuing argument about climate change, although neither side in what has been the recent lively and costly dispute in time and energy may recognize it. Our argument begins with the fact that it is hard to exaggerate the force of […]

Big media scorpions fight to the death . . . as Donald Trump looks on from the President’s box

Big media scorpions fight to the death . . . as Donald Trump looks on from the President’s box

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders Normally we would be coming down hard on the side of newspaper owners in any argument; they are after all running the business where we make our living. But we are finding it a little hard to choose sides in a struggle between three of the wealthiest men […]

Threat from the bear has been good for Finland’s economy and national immune system

Threat from the bear has been good for Finland’s economy and national immune system

By Sol W. Sanders While the U.S. debates whether it has “a Russian problem”, little Finland [6 million] is again fearful of wrestling with its old neighbor. There is a new wrinkle in the Russia-Finland encounter, however. The Finns are always feeling threatened by their giant neighbor now planning one of its largest military exercises […]

When Susan Rice and Hillary Clinton say ‘I take responsibility’, what are they talking about?

When Susan Rice and Hillary Clinton say ‘I take responsibility’, what are they talking about?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders We may never get to the end of the Susan Rice story. History tells us that Rice rattled off a false tale on several networks after the attack and death of Four Americans – including the ambassador to Libya — in the Benghazi. Her detailed lie was that […]

Free Press Foundation to combat breakdown in American media culture

Free Press Foundation to combat breakdown in American media culture

by WorldTribune Staff, April 5, 2017 America is facing a breakdown in the free press which endangers the nation, say a group of news professionals who are taking action in response. The crisis came glaringly to the forefront during the 2016 presidential election and coverage of the ensuing Trump administration, according to the Internet site […]

As Obama checks out his legacy in the mirror, here is a gentle, corrective re-assessment

As Obama checks out his legacy in the mirror, here is a gentle, corrective re-assessment

Special to WorldTribune.com, November 16, 2016 By Sol W. Sanders Historians will debate the importance of the Obama Administration and its role in American history for decades to come, of course. The legacy which presidents leave behind them is always a concern of our chief executives, and it has been of even more importance to […]

Syria: What Obama hath wrought is about to become his successor’s nightmare

Syria: What Obama hath wrought is about to become his successor’s nightmare

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders It would be hard to exaggerate the mess in the Middle East that President Barack Obama is leaving his successor. While the five-year Syrian civil war continues unabated, pitting a number of different armed groups against each other with their foreign sponsors, Washington is caught in its own […]

Both Trump and Peña Nieto get the core value of the U.S.-Mexico political equation

Both Trump and Peña Nieto get the core value of the U.S.-Mexico political equation

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders President Enrique Peña Nieto’s invitation to the two U.S. candidates for president is one more instance of the growing role of Mexico in domestic American politics. There was a time, now long ago politically, when Mexican politicians preferred to ignore what they considered an embarrassment of the Mexican […]

De-pressed? The media has embarrassed itself right out of contention in Campaign 2016

De-pressed? The media has embarrassed itself right out of contention in Campaign 2016

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders Perhaps not since 1936 has there been such an abject failure through prejudicial media reporting of a presidential election. Then, the enormously popular weekly, The Literary Digest, predicted a strong victory for the Republican conservative candidate Kansas Gov. Alf Landon against Franklin Delano Roosevelt. FDR bidding for a […]

Shame! The world’s silence at the execution of an 85-year-old French priest is inexcusable

Shame! The world’s silence at the execution of an 85-year-old French priest is inexcusable

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders The almost total absence of public mourning for an 85-year-old Christian priest whose throat was slit by Islamicist terrorists while he led prayer in a small church in Normandy, France, is a scandal. Even the French have demonstrated less feeling for this horrendous deed than one would expect […]

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