‘Gamechanger’: U.S. crude oil production hit a five-decade high in 2017

‘Gamechanger’: U.S. crude oil production hit a five-decade high in 2017

by WorldTribune Staff, February 20, 2018 In November 2017, U.S. crude oil production hit 10.038 million barrels per day, a level that had not been reached since 1970. “American crude oil is a gamechanger in international trade, global politics and domestic energy security,” Todd Staples, president of the Texas Oil & Gas Association, said in […]

Will Vatican kowtow to Beijing on church freedoms?

Will Vatican kowtow to Beijing on church freedoms?

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler NEW YORK — Imagine an agency of the United States government directly choosing and appointing the Catholic Bishops of Washington D.C., St. Louis, Denver and Boston. In other American dioceses there’s close coordination between the fictional “American Religious Affairs Council” and the Vatican on choosing a particular prelate. […]

Former Nixon assistant says Obama ‘created the environment’ for DOJ abuses

Former Nixon assistant says Obama ‘created the environment’ for DOJ abuses

by WorldTribune Staff, February 19, 2018 Loyalists to President Barack Obama’s “transformative” agenda to remake America had “everything to lose” if his radical agenda was reversed, analyst Monica Crowley said. “Obama created a climate in which the potentially criminal misuse of the DOJ and the FBI, as currently being unraveled, was not just acceptable but […]

Boys without fathers: The one issue mass shooting ‘experts’ rarely discuss

Boys without fathers: The one issue mass shooting ‘experts’ rarely discuss

by WorldTribune Staff, February 19, 2018 Sandy Hook, Isla Vista, Charleston, Las Vegas and now Parkland, Florida have tragic gun massacres in common, but that’s not all. The author of the new book “The Boy Crisis” notes that “boys with significant father involvement are not doing these shootings.” “Minimal or no father involvement, whether due […]

Joshua Cooper Ramo, the Winter Olympics and NBC’s staggering conflicts of interest

Joshua Cooper Ramo, the Winter Olympics and NBC’s staggering conflicts of interest

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk The strange case of NBC sports commentator Joshua Cooper Ramo touched the sensitive nerves of millions of Koreans. Thousands responded with indignation, aggrieved feelings, even outrage to his on-air remark at the Winter Olympics to the effect that “every Korean will tell you that Japan as a cultural and […]

China deploys J-20 stealth fighter which closely resembles F-22

China deploys J-20 stealth fighter which closely resembles F-22

by WorldTribune Staff, February 19, 2018 China has confirmed it has deployed the first of its “fifth generation” J-20 stealth fighters. People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) spokesman Shen Jinke told the Xinhua News Agency that the J-20 is ready to “safeguard China’s sovereignty, security and territorial integrity” as part of frontline fighter squadrons. The […]

New judge in Flynn case has record of punishing DOJ overreach

New judge in Flynn case has record of punishing DOJ overreach

by WorldTribune Staff, February 18, 2018 The judge now presiding over the case against former national security adviser Mike Flynn has made it clear that he, and not special counsel Robert Mueller, “would be the judge of what evidence should be produced,” a longtime Washington journalists said. On Dec. 12, only a few days after […]

McMaster: Time to act against Iran as its proxies become more capable

McMaster: Time to act against Iran as its proxies become more capable

by WorldTribune Staff, February 18, 2018 Iran must be confronted as it continues to advance its power grab in the Middle East by supplying increasingly destructive weapons to its terror proxies in Syria, Yemen and Iraq, U.S. national security adviser H.R. McMaster said. “What’s particularly concerning is that this network of proxies is becoming more […]

Lawsuit seeks answers on unusually large number of ‘unmaskings’ of Americans by Samantha Power

Lawsuit seeks answers on unusually large number of ‘unmaskings’ of Americans by Samantha Power

by WorldTribune Staff, February 18, 2018 In her last year as U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power reportedly “unmasked” more than 260 Americans as part of an effort to track associates of Donald Trump although she later testified the requests were made not by her but in her name. A government watchdog group has […]

Limbaugh: Soros-funded Democrats quietly winning nationwide at grassroots level

Limbaugh: Soros-funded Democrats quietly winning nationwide at grassroots level

by WorldTribune Staff, February 18, 2018 Leftist billionaire George Soros is “trying and succeeding” in his effort to get Democrats elected at every level of government – and it is being done “under the radar,” radio host Rush Limbaugh noted. “Something very quietly is happening out there. It’s not being touted, and it’s a little […]