Secret Service finally releases Obama family’s travel receipts: $105.66 million

Secret Service finally releases Obama family’s travel receipts: $105.66 million

by WorldTribune Staff, September 15, 2017 Government travel expenses for President Barack Obama and his family totaled $105,662,975, according to records obtained from the Secret Service by a government watchdog group. One trip to Martha’s Vineyard, in August 2016, racked up $2,512,380.88 in hotel bills, said Judicial Watch, which obtained the records via a Freedom […]

Oil for N. Korea: China much angrier at THAAD than Pyongyang’s nukes

Oil for N. Korea: China much angrier at THAAD than Pyongyang’s nukes

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk President Moon Jae-In has to be a master of the art of compromise. He was all for the latest watered-down UN sanctions that cut down but don’t cut off the flow of oil from China and Russia to North Korea. The U.S. would far prefer to see all the […]

Trump blocks sale of U.S. tech firm to China

Trump blocks sale of U.S. tech firm to China

by WorldTribune Staff, September 14, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump on Sept. 13 issued an order blocking the sale of a Portland, Oregon-based technology firm to China. Trump’s order stopped the proposed $1.3 billion sale of Lattice Semiconductor Corp. to Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, which the White House described as a “Chinese corporation owned by […]

U.S. House votes to block sale of commercial aircraft to Iran

U.S. House votes to block sale of commercial aircraft to Iran

by WorldTribune Staff, September 14, 2017 The U.S. House of Representatives on Sept. 13 voted to prevent sales of commercial aircraft to Iran. Rep. Peter Roskam, Illinois Republican, said the move was necessary due to Iran’s use of commercial airliners to transport weapons and troops to Syria. Iran has also used commercial flights to smuggle […]

Former congressman explains why Ryan, GOP oppose the Wall

Former congressman explains why Ryan, GOP oppose the Wall

by WorldTribune Staff, September 13, 2017 House Speaker Paul Ryan said he believed just “one member” of the House wanted to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, a former congressman said. The speaker made the comments at a private dinner earlier this year, Breitbart News reported, citing multiple sources with direct knowledge of the comments, […]

illegal immigrant children go to front of the line because their parents did something wrong

illegal immigrant children go to front of the line because their parents did something wrong

Special to WorldTribune.com By E.W. Jackson, Fairfax Free Citizen There is probably not an adult in America who hasn’t experienced having someone cut in line. It’s exasperating not only because it’s fundamentally unfair, but because it’s highly disrespectful of those already waiting. More confrontational personalities will tell the person to go to the end of […]

Columnist calls out Catholic hypocrisy on ‘Dreamers’: Jesus Christ was no ‘crypto-globalist’

Columnist calls out Catholic hypocrisy on ‘Dreamers’: Jesus Christ was no ‘crypto-globalist’

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner Steve Bannon is right: The Catholic Church has a vested economic interest in unlimited illegal immigration. To deny it — as the U.S. church hierarchy is doing — is not just wrong. It’s foolish and hypocritical. The former Trump chief strategist made the remarks in a recent interview on […]

Hurricanes and humanity: A common sense assessment

Hurricanes and humanity: A common sense assessment

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders The two recent horrendous storms have settled the continuing argument about climate change, although neither side in what has been the recent lively and costly dispute in time and energy may recognize it. Our argument begins with the fact that it is hard to exaggerate the force of […]

Kim Jong-Un sends ‘deep consolation and sympathy’ to Castro after Irma’s rampage

Kim Jong-Un sends ‘deep consolation and sympathy’ to Castro after Irma’s rampage

by WorldTribune Staff, September 13, 2017 In a rare message of condolence to a foreign leader, Kim Jong-Un sent his sympathies to Cuban dictator Raul Castro over the devastation caused in Cuba by Hurricane Irma. “Receiving the news of the causalities and losses of many materials caused by the recent hurricane in the eastern and […]

Saudi crown prince said to have ‘secret’ meeting with Israeli officials

Saudi crown prince said to have ‘secret’ meeting with Israeli officials

by WorldTribune Staff, September 14, 2017 A senior member of the Saudi royal family held high-level talks with Israeli officials during a secret trip to the Jewish state last week, a reports said. “A prince from the Royal Court visited the country in secret over the past few days and discussed the idea of pushing […]