Orwellian and surreal: The hypocrisy of Bill Clinton’s party and Herman Cain

Orwellian and surreal: The hypocrisy of Bill Clinton’s party and Herman Cain

Jeffrey T. Kuhner Liberals are determined to destroy Herman Cain. The Republican presidential candidate is tied or ahead of the presumptive front-runner, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney. He has been running an anti-establishment, insurgent campaign that champions sweeping tax reform and a pro-growth agenda. He is a Southern populist who touts his private-sector experience. He […]

George Soros trader was key player in Corzine’s bankrupt firm tied to Obama

George Soros trader was key player in Corzine’s bankrupt firm tied to Obama

Based on an article by Cliff Kincaid for Accuracy in Media A major figure in liberal Democrat Jon Corzine’s bankrupt firm, MF Global, worked for hedge fund operator and Democratic Party financial patron George Soros. Hundreds of millions of dollars are reportedly now missing from the MF Global’s customer accounts. Meantime, Corzine, MF Global chairman […]

Israel tests missile, warns ‘military option against Iran is not an empty threat’

Israel tests missile, warns ‘military option against Iran is not an empty threat’

Special to WorldTribune.com TEL AVIV — Israel has reported the testing of a ballistic missile system. The Israeli Defense Ministry, in an unusual announcement, said it oversaw the testing of a rocket propulsion system on Nov. 2. The ministry said the test, which consisted of a launch from an Air Force base south of Tel […]

North Korean priorities: Neutrons over nutrition

North Korean priorities: Neutrons over nutrition

UNITED NATIONS — There’s rarely good news from North Korea. The quaintly-titled Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) is facing a worsening humanitarian crisis, while at the same time the government is heightening political repression, and the communist rulers are vaingloriously pursuing their nuclear weapons program. Valerie Amos, the UN’s Humanitarian chief just returned from […]

Saudis deploy 3,500 special forces, 450 combat vehicles to protect Haj sites

Saudis deploy 3,500 special forces, 450 combat vehicles to protect Haj sites

Special to WorldTribune.com ABU DHABI — Security forces assigned to protect the Islamic pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia have been bolstered by a huge armored fleet. The Interior Ministry has approved the deployment of more than 3,500 special forces troops to protect the annual Haj in Mecca. Officials said the forces would be bolstered by 450 […]

The Euro is dead, long live the euro!

The Euro is dead, long live the euro!

Sol W. Sanders In the spring of 1947, I was on deck as one of that dying breed of transatlantic liners was tugged into Le Havre. Despite decades of experience there was incredible confusion as French stevedores hassled over tying up ropes. A rail companion, a French Jewish refugee returning from American wartime refuge, declaimed, […]

Who is more idiotic? The slaves of China or free (but clueless voters) in the West?

Who is more idiotic? The slaves of China or free (but clueless voters) in the West?

Lev Navrozov In 1949, Mao named his country the “People’s Republic of China.” Historically, China had practically no foreign visitors, just as practically no Chinese had visited the outside world. While Lenin and many other future “Soviet leaders” had been living a great deal in free Western countries, Mao was a pure product of China, […]

N. Korea accelerates the learning curve for its dictator-in-waiting

N. Korea accelerates the learning curve for its dictator-in-waiting

Special to WorldTribune.com from East-Asia-Intel.com SEOUL — North Korea is abbreviating the grooming period for 28-year-old Kim Jong-Un, the youngest son of current leader Kim Jong-Il, a lawmaker said. As part of efforts to shorten the learning curve, Kim Jong-Un practiced controlling the military during his father’s overseas trips, Hwang Jin-Ha from the Grand National […]