Glamorizing Gotti, trivializing the rule of law

Glamorizing Gotti, trivializing the rule of law

Special to WorldTribune.com By Loredana Vuoto New York mafia boss John Gotti was not a hero. But “Gotti,” the latest biopic of the notorious kingpin starring John Travolta, paints a different picture. The Italian-American crime lord is depicted as a “family man,” who “did a lot for the community,” according to the real-life footage of […]

America gets what it needed: A businessman focused on winning

America gets what it needed: A businessman focused on winning

Special to WorldTribune.com, May 28, 2018 By John McNabb Donald John Trump became America’s Forty-Fifth President on Jan. 20, 2017. I can’t recall the last time our nation had a dedicated business person in the White House. And I was born just after “D Day” at the beginning of the end of World War II. […]

Two people of humble origins and the Biltmore Forest Country Club

Two people of humble origins and the Biltmore Forest Country Club

Special to WorldTribune.com, June 1, 2018 Commentary by John McNabb Author’s note: The following is my opinion based on personal experience and comments from others. ASHEVILLE, NC — I had breakfast with Sheila Fender in Biltmore Village this morning. After 45 years of loyal service and enduring love for Biltmore Forest Country Club she was summarily […]

Recalling the spirit of sacrifice that made this nation great

Recalling the spirit of sacrifice that made this nation great

Special to WorldTribune.com, May 28, 2018 By John McNabb The following Memorial Day reflection, sent in an email to his friends and family, is published here with the author’s permission. When I think about this day, I think about something of a rarity in our country today — sacrifice. America today is all about “me”. […]

Getting real: The post-communist Russian threat in perspective

Getting real: The post-communist Russian threat in perspective

Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy While the West is busy hunting “Russian witches,” its sworn enemies are devouring it alive from within. In 1986, the manager of the largest state company Eurodif Georges Besse arrived at his office as per usual. When he got out of his car, he was shot at point-blank range […]

A strong Taiwan and U.S.-backed Asian democracies can counter China

A strong Taiwan and U.S.-backed Asian democracies can counter China

Special to WorldTribune.com By Parris H. Chang For decades Taiwan has enjoyed the widespread bipartisan support in the U.S. Congress, no matter what the stance of the executive branch. When President Jimmy Carter established diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China (PRC), de-recognized Taiwan’s Republic of China(ROC) or KMT regime, and terminated the U.S.-ROC […]

Meanwhile, in Mexico, the murder rate set records but compared to Venezuela it’s a safe haven

Meanwhile, in Mexico, the murder rate set records but compared to Venezuela it’s a safe haven

Special to WorldTribune.com By Allan Wall The arrival of a new year is accompanied by new murder statistics from the previous year in Mexico. It is a grisly tally, to be sure. One can always hope it will be lower than the previous year. Sadly, that didn’t occur this past year. As reported by CNN, […]

Don’t be so quick to knock Trump’s tariffs

Don’t be so quick to knock Trump’s tariffs

Special to WorldTribune , January 29, 2018 Commentary by David Morgan, Asheville Tribune The economic gurus are up in arms over President Donald Trump’s placing a few tariffs on some products; this time on washing machines and solar panels. The general mantra used is that tariffs are a bad idea and that these tariffs are […]

The Washington establishment and its ‘press zombies’ are in the fight for their lives

The Washington establishment and its ‘press zombies’ are in the fight for their lives

Special to WorldTribune , January 28, 2018 By John T. McNabb This commentary was first published by the North State Journal. The spectacle of the government shutdown underscores the failure of the political class to grasp the depth of contempt with which working Americans view them. To understand the pure intensity of this contempt they […]

Moscow’s infrastructure deal on N. Korea backed by Tokyo and Seoul, opposed by U.S.

Moscow’s infrastructure deal on N. Korea backed by Tokyo and Seoul, opposed by U.S.

Special to WorldTribune.com Analysis by Yossef Bodansky, Senior Editor, Global Information System / Defense & Foreign Affairs North Korea’s latest successful ballistic missile and nuclear tests were not the most important news items coming out of Pyongyang in the first weeks of September 2017. Far more important was the confirmation that Kim Jong-Un’s first child, […]

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