NC victim of Interpol ‘red notice’ urges reforms by new chief

NC victim of Interpol ‘red notice’ urges reforms by new chief

by WorldTribune Staff, December 20, 2018 In a classic case of the tail wagging the dog, authoritarian regimes are said to be making increasing use of  the International Criminal Police Organization or Interpol to punish political enemies who are not necessarily criminals. Interpol currently has more than 57,000 “red notices” in effect. The notices are […]

NC governor vetoes voter ID law; GOP vows to override before year’s end

NC governor vetoes voter ID law; GOP vows to override before year’s end

by WorldTribune Staff, December 18, 2018 North Carolina Republicans have vowed to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of a state voter ID bill before the current legislative sessions ends and they lose their super-majority. A referendum calling for the state’s constitution to add an amendment requiring in-person voter photo ID was approved last month with […]

UNC faculty members, in letter to parents, support Silent Sam strike

UNC faculty members, in letter to parents, support Silent Sam strike

by WorldTribune Staff, December 16, 2018 The University of North Carolina board of governors on Dec. 14 rejected a plan to house the Silent Sam Confederate statue in a proposed $5.3 million history center on the Chapel Hill campus. Citing concerns over public safety and the use of state funds for the project, the board […]

Cash-rich ACLU said recruiting sheriffs in NC

Cash-rich ACLU said recruiting sheriffs in NC

by WorldTribune Staff, December 16, 2018 Flush with cash from disgruntled anti-Trumpers, the ACLU targeted sheriff’s races in North Carolina in 2018 “as a way to thwart immigration enforcement,” a columnist wrote. With major help from local ad buys from the ACLU, Garry McFadden won the race for sheriff in Mecklenburg County, which includes Charlotte, […]

North Carolina politics roiled by election fraud controversies

North Carolina politics roiled by election fraud controversies

by WorldTribune Staff, December 3, 2018 Amid an ongoing voter fraud controversy, North Carolina State Board of Elections Chairman Andy Penry announced his resignation from the position on Dec. 1. The board of elections had announced on Nov. 30 that it had again declined to certify Republican Mark Harris’ apparent victory in the Nov. 6 […]

NC State is most recent U.S. university to shutter China-funded ‘Confucius Institutes’

NC State is most recent U.S. university to shutter China-funded ‘Confucius Institutes’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 26, 2018 North Carolina State University announced that it will shut down its Chinese government-funded Confucius Institute by June of next year. There are more than 100 Confucius Institutes on U.S. college campuses. The institutes teach a Chinese Communist Party-approved version of Chinese culture and history which ignores concerns over human […]

Charlotte businessman warns of perils of one-party rule in U.S. urban hubs

Charlotte businessman warns of perils of one-party rule in U.S. urban hubs

by WorldTribune Staff, November 25, 2018 The personal finance website WalletHub recently released its rankings for the worst big cities in the United States. Of the 150 cities ranked, 15 of the bottom 16 are currently run by Democrats and have been for decades. “Democrats who’ve run these cities cling to the notion that government […]

NC sheriff calls his county illegal drug hub: ‘I am not a racist’

NC sheriff calls his county illegal drug hub: ‘I am not a racist’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 23, 2018 Saying that his county has become a drug hub fueled by Mexican cartels, a North Carolina sheriff announced plans for the county to re-engage with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a report said. Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson told county commissioners on Nov. 19 that he is rejoining the […]

Republicans going the way of dinosaurs in Charlotte, NC and other large cities

Republicans going the way of dinosaurs in Charlotte, NC and other large cities

by WorldTribune Staff, November 18, 2018 Shifting demographics have relegated Republicans to the endangered species list in metropolitan areas in red states. One notable example is Charlotte, North Carolina. “The ground is shifting beneath” urban Republicans, Eric Heberlig, a political scientist at UNC Charlotte told the Charlotte Observer. Statewide, the North Carolina Democratic Party broke […]

Activists remind winning NC sheriff of pledge to end cooperation with ICE

Activists remind winning NC sheriff of pledge to end cooperation with ICE

by WorldTribune Staff, November 11, 2018 Immigration activists are pushing the newly-elected sheriff in Wake County, North Carolina to follow through on his vow to end the county’s cooperation with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Gerald Baker, a Democrat who defeated incumbent Republican Donnie Harrison, said Wake County’s involvement with the federal 287(g) program will […]

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