Tale of two special councils: In age of Bubba, before the Internet, the optics were different

Tale of two special councils: In age of Bubba, before the Internet, the optics were different

by WorldTribune Staff, May 25, 2018 Ken Starr, the special counsel appointed to investigate President Bill Clinton, was routinely slammed by the major media as “partisan,” “inept,” and even “a peeping Tom.” Now, the same media say it is “dangerous,” possibly even criminal, for the Trump White House or anyone else to criticize special counsel […]

Newspapers increasingly on life support, and hedge funds are paying the bills

Newspapers increasingly on life support, and hedge funds are paying the bills

by WorldTribune Staff, May 22, 2018 Hedge funds have acquired ownership stakes in numerous American daily newspapers – but are the investment firms saving, or starving, the struggling papers? “Newspapers have struggled to adapt in an online world, from the Denver Post to the Providence Journal,” Bloomberg noted in a May 22 report. “Funds have […]

Questions dog outing of FBI’s spy in Trump campaign: Were there others? Where’s the outrage?

Questions dog outing of FBI’s spy in Trump campaign: Were there others? Where’s the outrage?

by WorldTribune Staff, May 20, 2018 A 73-year-old University of Cambridge professor with long-time ties to U.S. and British intelligence has been incrementally outed by multiple reports as the operative inserted by the FBI to spy on Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. While media outlets first hinted and then named Stefan Halper as the spy, […]

Millennial convict: Talk radio turned my life ‘completely around’

Millennial convict: Talk radio turned my life ‘completely around’

Special to WorldTribune.com The following excerpt is from the Rush Limbaugh show of May 18, 2018 RUSH: Jerome in Traverse City, Michigan. You’re next on Open Line Friday. Hi. CALLER: How’s it going, Rush? RUSH: Hey! We’re doing great today. Thank you. CALLER: Well, I’m just calling in to say that, you know, you saved […]

Levin: ‘Greatest perpetrator against the American people [in 2016] was the federal government’

Levin: ‘Greatest perpetrator against the American people [in 2016] was the federal government’

Special to WorldTribune.com The following excerpts are from remarks by talks show host and former Justice Department official Mark Levin on Fox News ‘Hannity’ show, May 17, 2018. The Mueller investigation oddly enough, Sean, has disclosed has revealed that the greatest perpetrator against the American people was the federal government, was the FBI, the CIA […]

View from Canada: Conrad Black calls Trump ‘welcome change’, dismisses Mueller probe as ‘ever more desperate’

View from Canada: Conrad Black calls Trump ‘welcome change’, dismisses Mueller probe as ‘ever more desperate’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 18, 2018 The author of the new book “Donald J. Trump: A President Like No Other” said the president has been tactically solid in dealing with the “partisan” investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller. Conrad Black, the first Canadian-born pundit to endorse Trump’s candidacy for the GOP nomination, told The Daily […]

Tom Wolfe, 88, a writer ‘in full’

Tom Wolfe, 88, a writer ‘in full’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 15, 2018 Journalist and nonfiction novelist Tom Wolfe, who wrote such classics as “The Right Stuff”, “Bonfire of the Vanities” and “A Man in Full” passed away on May 14. He was 88. William F. Buckley Jr., writing in National Review, said of Wolfe: “He is probably the most skillful writer […]

Beware the ‘Vietnam model’ in negotiating ‘peace’ on the Korean peninsula

Beware the ‘Vietnam model’ in negotiating ‘peace’ on the Korean peninsula

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk What is this disturbing nonsense we sometimes hear about a “Vietnam model” for permanent peace on the Korean peninsula? Whoever’s talking about that either has to be joking or is totally unaware of the tragedy that befell South Vietnam after the signing of the “Paris peace accords” that were […]

Roger Stone on Mueller probe: He ‘has, indeed, indicted a ham sandwich’

Roger Stone on Mueller probe: He ‘has, indeed, indicted a ham sandwich’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 8, 2018 Trump campaign associate Roger Stone brought some perspective to the Robert Mueller investigation on May 7 in an interview with CNN’s Chris Cuomo. Cuomo asked Stone if he had been contacted by the special counsel because he was a Trump campaign adviser. “I have not,” Stone replied. “For example, you […]

Book: Hillary would have been ‘booziest’ president since FDR

Book: Hillary would have been ‘booziest’ president since FDR

by WorldTribune Staff, May 2, 2018 Hillary Clinton is known to knock back “a cocktail – or three,” author Amy Chozick notes in her book “Chasing Hillary”. Chozick said that, if the twice failed presidential candidate had actually won, Hillary would have been the “booziest president since FDR.” National Review’s Kyle Smith noted that Chozick’s […]

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