Post-election surge seen in consumer confidence on economic outlook, stock investments

Post-election surge seen in consumer confidence on economic outlook, stock investments

by WorldTribune Staff, December 9, 2016 Consumer confidence is rapidly rising, and Americans have a much more optimistic outlook on the economy a month after Donald Trump’s election victory, a new survey says. The CNBC All-America Economic Survey for the fourth quarter found that the percentage of Americans who believe the economy will get better […]

Grading this administration on Obama’s own report card

Grading this administration on Obama’s own report card

by WorldTribune Staff, December 9, 2016 After President Barack Obama delivered a summary of his achievements during his 2016 State of the Union address, the White House issued a press release with a list of the president’s accomplishments in his two terms. Victor Davis Hanson, a classicist and historian with the Hoover Institution at Stanford […]

U.S. official says coalition has killed 50,000 ISIL jihadists in ‘conservative estimate’

U.S. official says coalition has killed 50,000 ISIL jihadists in ‘conservative estimate’

by WorldTribune Staff, December 9, 2016 The U.S.-led coalition has killed at least 50,000 Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) fighters, a U.S. official said on Dec. 8. “I am not into morbid counts but that kind of volume matters, that kind of impact on the enemy,” the senior official said, according to AFP. […]

Bannon credits American industry and the ‘grit’ of ‘deplorables’ fathers and grandfathers for post-Pearl Harbor comeback

Bannon credits American industry and the ‘grit’ of ‘deplorables’ fathers and grandfathers for post-Pearl Harbor comeback

by WorldTribune Staff, December 8, 2016 It was the “grit and determination” of the grandfathers and fathers of those whom Hillary Clinton termed “deplorables” that turned World War II around in the wake of Pearl Harbor, Stephen K. Bannon, senior adviser to President-elect Donald Trump, said. “Pearl Harbor, particularly for veterans, is a big day […]

A conservative Washington newspaper has a change of heart about Donald Trump

A conservative Washington newspaper has a change of heart about Donald Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, December 8, 2016 The Washington Examiner seems to be re-examining its disdain for Donald Trump. On March 2, the conservative Washington Examiner published “An open letter to GOP politicians who might back Trump” in which it warned Republican officeholders to “think long and hard before jumping on the Donald Trump bandwagon.” The “open letter” […]

Remember him? Obama blames Bush for rise of ISIL in final national security speech

Remember him? Obama blames Bush for rise of ISIL in final national security speech

by WorldTribune Staff, December 8, 2016 President Barack Obama dusted off the “blame Bush” card one last time as, in his final national security address, he said former President George W. Bush and Iraq’s leaders were largely responsible for the rise of Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL). Most military officials and analysts believe […]

How did N.C.’s GOP governor lose despite clear Trump victory in his state?

How did N.C.’s GOP governor lose despite clear Trump victory in his state?

by WorldTribune Staff, December 8, 2016 North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory nearly rode Donald Trump’s coattails to the finish line, but a torrent of outside money and the radical Left’s ability to push major sports organizations, businesses, and celebrities to boycott the state over HB2 ultimately brought him down, constitutional groups say. “McCrory came very […]

Report: Obama moving entire F-16 production line to India

Report: Obama moving entire F-16 production line to India

by WorldTribune Staff, December 7, 2016 The Obama administration is moving to have the F-16 produced “exclusively” in India. While the F-16 has been produced in other countries through joint ventures before, President Barack Obama’s move could mark the first time that an entire assembly line has been moved abroad. The U.S. is phasing out […]

In Jill Stein’s Wisconsin recount, Trump picks up votes

In Jill Stein’s Wisconsin recount, Trump picks up votes

by WorldTribune Staff, December 7, 2016 The recount effort that Jill Stein insists was inspired by alleged fraud and hacked voting machines is turning into actual disappointment and embarrassment for the Green Party candidate. President-elect Donald Trump has widened his victory margin over Hillary Clinton in Wisconsin by 146 votes. As of Dec. 7, with […]

Trump’s Taiwan call seen pre-empting Chinese provocation early in his administration

Trump’s Taiwan call seen pre-empting Chinese provocation early in his administration

by WorldTribune Staff, December 6, 2016 Did Donald Trump beat China to the punch? The President-elect’s interaction with Taiwan’s president was seen by some observers as a pre-emptive hit on Beijing, which some analysts suggested was intent on delivering a testing Trump early in his administration. Trump’s 10-minute phone conversation with Taiwan’s president, Tsai Ing-wen, […]

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