George Floyd, Derek Chauvin and the American system of justice

George Floyd, Derek Chauvin and the American system of justice

Special to WorldTribune.com By Bill Juneau In America, criminal defendants are accorded the presumption of innocence and are promised a fair and impartial jury trial by their peers. Is that what Derek Chauvin, 44, a police officer with 18 years on the job received as he was found guilty by a jury of two counts of murder and […]

‘Middle Class Joe’ no more: Biden’s rise in dollars and cents

‘Middle Class Joe’ no more: Biden’s rise in dollars and cents

Special to WorldTribune.com By Bill Juneau When veteran senator, Joe Biden, signed on as vice president and partner to President Barack Obama in 2008, he had a net worth of $27,000. After eight years in that office, he still pushed his persona as “Middle Class Joe,” just a regular guy fit for association with the […]

‘Anonymous sources’ who weren’t: No apologies or rescinded Pulitzers for wrong stories of consequence

‘Anonymous sources’ who weren’t:  No apologies or rescinded Pulitzers for wrong stories of consequence

Special to WorldTribune.com Media WATCH By Bill Juneau In the news business, the use of “sources” as a vehicle for introducing key information into a story plays a big role in earning print space or air time for hot news. Political stories, especially those which favor the “woke” position and the cancel culture attitude, frequently […]

Chauvin trial in review: Media-missed nuances and what about Joe?

Chauvin trial in review: Media-missed nuances and what about Joe?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Bill Juneau After a bumpy road, the trial of Policeman Derek Chauvin is over and the Minneapolis officer has been convicted of murder and manslaughter by a jury of six whites, four blacks and two biracial individuals. The sentencing by Judge Peter Cahill will be in eight weeks, though no precise […]

How sharp is ‘basement Joe’? People are talking

How sharp is ‘basement Joe’? People are talking

Special to WorldTribune.com By Bill Juneau The mental acuity of America’s 46th president has become a topic for discussion. Some say Joe Biden has a stuttering problem, and nothing more. He is on the ball, a “healthy septuagenarian” and has fought his way through many medical problems. His fans say he is fully capable of […]

Down the street from ‘George Floyd Square,’ the stage is set and troops have been deployed

Down the street from ‘George Floyd Square,’ the stage is set and troops have been deployed

Special to WorldTribune.com By Bill Juneau In anticipation of opening arguments in the George Floyd trial, the courthouse in downtown Minneapolis has become a fortress surrounded by coil-wired fence and security officers. Down the street at the “George Floyd square,” protest groups are mulling about and preparing to make themselves heard. National Guard troops have […]

Feckless Bureau of Investigation: FBI under Wray hid Hunter’s laptop, failed to act on major threats

Feckless Bureau of Investigation: FBI under Wray hid Hunter’s laptop, failed to act on major threats

Special to WorldTribune.com By Bill Juneau FBI Director Christopher Wray is dancing around questions concerning the part his agency played in warning Congress and the Capitol police about potential violence planned for last Jan. 6.   Cutting through his comments about “domestic terrorism” and who is to blame, it appears he fumbled the ball big time, and that […]

What about Joe? Media dismissed hard-to-dismiss allegations

What about Joe? Media dismissed hard-to-dismiss allegations

Special to WorldTribune.com By Bill Juneau With the angry “Me-Too” movement again in the news because of the alleged misconduct of New York Gov. Cuomo, perhaps its time for a legitimate inquiry into the allegations against Joe Biden. The public may have forgotten that back in his days as a U.S. Senator, the current president […]

Curt Schilling banned from Baseball Hall of Fame for exercising his First Amendment rights

Curt Schilling banned from Baseball Hall of Fame for exercising his First Amendment rights

Special to WorldTribune.com By Bill Juneau A few weeks ago, we got word that the Baseball Hall of Fame would not be inducting any new members for 2021, and that included Curt Schilling whose outstanding performance as a fast-ball king is undeniable. But for his born-again Christian and conservative views, he would have been enshrined […]

How defense attorney Michael van der Veen humiliated the Left and its media

How defense attorney Michael van der Veen humiliated the Left and its media

Special to WorldTribune.com By Bill Juneau The impeachment attack on former President Trump is over, and the antics and emotions of the liberal prosecuting managers is now just ashes from a worthless and unnecessary conflagration. Each of us who followed the political circus, which was aimed at destroying the name and the legacy of the […]

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