Remember when Barack Obama was front and center and ‘slow Joe’ was in the background?

Remember when Barack Obama was front and center and ‘slow Joe’ was in the background?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Bill Juneau [Editor’s Note: Former Chicago reporter and editor Bill Juneau reflects on a national phenomenon who, unlike other former U.S. presidents, still maintains a residence in our nation’s capital.] We frequently hear news of former President Obama and of his life and activities in his 11.75 million dollar waterfront home […]

Rudderless: And where’s the fierce White House press corps that hounded President Trump for a cognition test?

Rudderless: And where’s the fierce White House press corps that hounded President Trump for a cognition test?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Bill Juneau With the Afghanistan mess now front and center, all eyes have become focused upon the befuddled President Biden and his feckless policies which have created havoc in that mountainous country in the Middle East. His loose thinking has allowed the psychopathic Taliban tribe, with their confiscated American machine guns […]

A martyr’s death for Nidal Malik Hasan?

A martyr’s death for Nidal Malik Hasan?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Bill Juneau Twelve years ago,  Army Major Nidal Malik Hasan exploded in Islamic rage and killed 13 persons and wounded 32 others in a meeting room at Fort Hood in Texas.  Hasan was expressing his anger over his coming deployment to the Middle East as a combat physician.  The carnage qualified […]

Fess up, ‘slow Joe’: Are you a dim bulb? Are you playing with a full deck?

Fess up, ‘slow Joe’: Are you a dim bulb? Are you playing with a full deck?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Bill Juneau Over the past months and years, stories are posted regularly which reveal the Intelligence Quotient (IQ) of Presidents, celebrities, and the rich and famous whose names make headlines. Reports differ as to highs and lows, but it is generally fun to hear of the eggheads and the celebrity empty […]

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 […]

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