New civil war over . . . bathrooms: Texas and a dozen states back North Carolina

New civil war over . . . bathrooms: Texas and a dozen states back North Carolina

by WorldTribune Staff, September 2, 2016 Texas is among 13 states defending North Carolina’s law that determined people must use public restrooms based on their birth gender. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and attorney generals from Arkansas, Arizona, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Nebraska, South Carolina, West Virginia, Utah and the governors of Kentucky and Mississippi filed […]

‘Shredded’ U.S. credibility: Former military officials slam Obama’s ISIL strategy

‘Shredded’ U.S. credibility: Former military officials slam Obama’s ISIL strategy

by WorldTribune Staff, September 1, 2016 U.S. President Barack Obama has yet to forge a “sound strategy” in the fight against Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) and lacks the “political will” to take advice from his military commanders, a group of former military officials said in a report. “At the end of the […]

High court minus Scalia split; NC voter ID law invalidated for 2016 election

High court minus Scalia split; NC voter ID law invalidated for 2016 election

by WorldTribune Staff, September 1, 2016 North Carolina’s voter ID law has been invalidated for the November elections after the Supreme Court on Aug. 31 split 4-4 on the state’s appeal for a stay of a circuit court’s ruling striking down the law. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Anthony Kennedy and Samuel Alito would […]

Anti-Trump student – a Muslim refugee and LGBT activist – plans to sue her university after Secret Service visit

Anti-Trump student – a Muslim refugee and LGBT activist – plans to sue her university after Secret Service visit

by WorldTribune Staff, August 31, 2016 A Sudanese refugee and LGBT activist at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington plans to sue the college after the Secret Service paid her a visit regarding a Facebook post in which she wrote: “Expect to see me at the Trump rally … Y’all are not prepared for what I’m […]

North Carolina publisher sickened by his survey of 2016 campaign coverage

North Carolina publisher sickened by his survey of 2016 campaign coverage

Special to WorldTribune.com For just one week, I perused 14 newspapers and found 119 anti-Trump articles – 25 from the New York Times, 16 from The Wall Street Journal, 22 from The Washington Post, 19 from USA Today (7 in one paper), 9 from the Los Angeles Times, and 8 from The Boston Globe… What they […]

Big media put lid on simmering feud between NC’s African-American Caucus and state Democrats

Big media put lid on simmering feud between NC’s African-American Caucus and state Democrats

by WorldTribune Staff, August 26, 2016 As the November elections approach in the key swing state of North Carolina, major media have overlooked attempts by the African-American Caucus (AAC) of the North Carolina Democratic Party to remove Patsy Keever as party chair. Only the conservative Asheville Tribune covered the story, and one of its articles […]

Prof tries to explain in an op-ed why the UNC faculty is 12:1 Democrats

Prof tries to explain in an op-ed why the UNC faculty is 12:1 Democrats

by WorldTribune Staff, August 25, 2016 Democrats outnumber Republicans by 12 to 1 on the faculty at the University of North Carolina. The reason? Because most Republicans are climate change deniers. That’s the logic being used by professor William Snider, director of the UNC Neuroscience Center. And if you don’t toe the prof’s line, well […]

Clinton strategy after devastating ‘State-for-sale’ expose? ‘Run out the clock’

Clinton strategy after devastating ‘State-for-sale’ expose? ‘Run out the clock’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 24, 2016 Washington, DC insiders are saying Democrat presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, who has avoided meeting the press through most of the 2016 campaign, will attempt to “run out the clock”as scandals surrounding her candidacy continue to mount. The question is whether Clinton can pull off that well-known sports tactic until […]

Obama order on transgender school bathrooms blocked by Texas judge

Obama order on transgender school bathrooms blocked by Texas judge

by WorldTribune Staff, August 23, 2016 President Barack Obama’s directive allowing transgender students to use the bathrooms and locker rooms of the gender they identify with has been blocked by a federal judge in Texas. Judge Reed O’Connor on Aug. 21 ordered a preliminary injunction ruling the Obama administration did not follow federal law when […]

North Carolina asks Supreme Court to restore voter ID law

North Carolina asks Supreme Court to restore voter ID law

by WorldTribune Staff, August 16, 2016 North Carolina has filed an emergency brief with the Supreme Court to restore its voter ID law, saying it is too close to the November election for courts to nullify a system that was used in the state’s primary elections. “North Carolina should not be forced to scramble mere […]