Hong Kong backdown a crisis for CCP and Xi Jinping

Hong Kong backdown a crisis for CCP and Xi Jinping

FPI / June 19, 2019 Geostrategy-Direct.com By Richard Fisher Barely a week after the historic June 9 one million strong protests, on June 15, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam decided to “suspend” but not withdraw the controversial law that would have given China the right of extradition, the ability to take and remove Hong […]

Trump triumphant at massive campaign launch; Prayer declares victory over ‘every strategy from hell’

Trump triumphant at massive campaign launch; Prayer declares victory over ‘every strategy from hell’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 19, 2019 President Donald Trump launched his 2020 re-election campaign on June 18, telling a crowd of 20,000 at the Amway Center in Orlando that the “great political movement” he engineered has made American great and will never allow the nation to become socialist. He also took direct aim his Democrat […]

In first, U.S. Air Force arms B-52 bomber with hypersonic missile

In first, U.S. Air Force arms B-52 bomber with hypersonic missile

by WorldTribune Staff, June 19, 2019 The U.S. Air Force reported a successful initial flight test of a B-52 Stratofortress armed with the AGM-183A Air Launched Rapid Response Weapon (ARRW), a hypersonic missile which can fly at speeds of Mach 5 or faster. The test of the Lockheed Martin-produced weapon was conducted on June 12 […]

Forbes lists 12 trends that mark end of colleges as we know them

Forbes lists 12 trends that mark end of colleges as we know them

by WorldTribune Staff, June 19, 2019 A recent Gallup poll found that less than half of Americans have confidence in higher education. Scores of students and their parents are “frustrated with increasing costs and underemployed grads living in their parent’s basement,” author Tom Vander Ark, the CEO of Getting Smart, wrote in a June 17 […]

Trump: Starting next week, ICE will begin removing millions of illegals

Trump: Starting next week, ICE will begin removing millions of illegals

by WorldTribune Staff, June 18, 2019 Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is set to begin removing millions of immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally, President Donald Trump said on June 17. “Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the United States. […]

Report: Socialist Maduro selling off Venezuelan gold reserves in Africa

Report: Socialist Maduro selling off Venezuelan gold reserves in Africa

by WorldTribune Staff, June 18, 2019 Socialist dictator Nicolas Maduro has reportedly been able to retain power amid Venezuela’s economic and humanitarian disaster and popular opposition in part by selling off the nation’s gold reserves via a secretive operation in Uganda. In March, at least 7.4 tons of gold with a market value over $300 […]

Hanson: California has emerged as America’s ‘first third world state’

Hanson: California has emerged as America’s ‘first third world state’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 18, 2019 High taxes, poor schools, a super-rich class, and a significant percentage of citizens below the poverty line. These are the “symptoms” we “associate with failed states,” historian Victor Davis Hanson said. California currently has all of these “symptoms” and thus has become America’s first “third world state,” Hanson said […]

FEC commissioner who hit Trump comments is Democrat, Perkins Coie law firm alumnus

FEC commissioner who hit Trump comments is Democrat, Perkins Coie law firm alumnus

by WorldTribune Staff, June 18, 2019 Following President Donald Trump’s comments that he might listen if approached with opposition information offered by a foreign national in 2020, the head of the Federal Election Commission (FEC) said that foreign assistance is illegal in U.S. elections. “Let me make something 100% clear to the American public and […]

High Court sides with Christian bakers who refused to make cake for same-sex couple

High Court sides with Christian bakers who refused to make cake for same-sex couple

by WorldTribune Staff, June 17, 2019 The Supreme Court on June 17 lifted a lower court’s order which punished a Christian bakery for refusing to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. Aaron and Melissa Klein were ordered by an Oregon court to pay a $135,000 fine and cease discriminating on the basis of […]

Apology not accepted: 2 million protesters back in Hong Kong streets

Apology not accepted: 2 million protesters back in Hong Kong streets

by WorldTribune Staff, June 17, 2019 Some 2 million protesters poured onto the streets of Hong Kong on June 16 to demand the withdrawal of bill that would allow people in Hong Kong to be extradited to China and the resignation of the city’s chief executive who strongly backed the bill. In a loss of […]

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