University of Michigan employs 93 full-time, well-paid diversity officials

University of Michigan employs 93 full-time, well-paid diversity officials

by WorldTribune Staff, June 5, 2018 The surging cost of higher education can be tied in large part to the massive expansion of university administration, campus-watchers say. A telling example can be found at the University of Michigan, which employs 93 full-time diversity officials. The total payroll for this small army of “diversicrats” is $8.4 […]

Gallup: Americans are well aware that morally, the country is headed straight to hell

Gallup: Americans are well aware that morally, the country is headed straight to hell

by WorldTribune Staff, June 5, 2018 About half of the U.S. population believes America’s moral compass is pointing straight to Styx, the river in hell, not the rock band, a new Gallup poll found. “Americans have always viewed the state of U.S. morals more negatively than positively. But the latest figures are the worst to […]

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 […]

Drudge hits Ambien-makers’ mockery of Roseanne: They ‘drug a generation’

Drudge hits Ambien-makers’ mockery of Roseanne: They ‘drug a generation’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 31, 2018 The founder of the Drudge Report, in a rare editorial comment, called out the makers of Ambien for mocking Roseanne Barr’s suggestion that the tweet which resulted in her show’s cancellation was induced by the insomnia sedative. Matt Drudge slammed drugmaker Sanofi-Aventis on May 30, saying “The drug company […]

Canceling of ‘Roseanne’ spotlights Disney’s mixed record on apologies to targeted public officials

Canceling of ‘Roseanne’ spotlights Disney’s mixed record on apologies to targeted public officials

by WorldTribune Staff, May 30, 2018 Bob Iger, CEO of the Walt Disney Co., which owns ABC, said canceling “Roseanne” was “the right thing to do” and he personally apologized to Obama administration official Valerie Jarrett. President Donald Trump responded, in a May 30 tweet, asking about his own apologies from ABC: “Bob Iger of […]

40 million enslaved by human trafficking: ‘Cops and clergy’ join forces

40 million enslaved by human trafficking: ‘Cops and clergy’ join forces

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — The challenge is growing. The risk is widening. The stakes are stark. Those are some of the key takeaways from a UN press briefing on an expanding and dangerous global challenge; human slavery and sex trafficking where forty million lives hang in a precarious balance […]

Ridding the culture of Roseanne Barr: A closer look

Ridding the culture of Roseanne Barr: A closer look

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner The firing of Roseanne Barr is a cultural watershed — a major victory for the progressive Left and political correctness. It also exemplifies the hideous hypocrisy and double-standard at the heart of modern liberalism. Decent people everywhere should be outraged. ABC executives canceled the hit sitcom, “Roseanne,” after its […]

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”. […]

Two U.S. students, East and West, take legal action against PC police

Two U.S. students, East and West, take legal action against PC police

by WorldTribune Staff, May 24, 2018 An Illinois high school valedictorian and an Oregon high school student are standing up for their First Amendment rights and taking on the PC police. Sam Blackledge, valedictorian at West Prairie High School in Sciota, Illinois, hired a lawyer after he said school officials demanded the removal of all […]

Another promise kept: Trump acts on Planned Parenthood abortions after GOP failed

Another promise kept: Trump acts on Planned Parenthood abortions after GOP failed

Special to WorldTribune.com By Grace Vuoto President Donald Trump will curtail Planned Parenthood’s ability to administer abortions, thus keeping a central campaign promise. The President will use executive action to enact a 1988 Reagan regulation, upheld by the Supreme Court, that dictates the precise use of federal funds for family planning services. Organizations like Planned […]

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