Same-sex marriage: On this issue George W. was smart and Romney was dumb

Same-sex marriage: On this issue George W. was smart and Romney was dumb

Special to WorldTribune.com By Cliff Kincaid Conservative columnist and author Ann Coulter is trying to rationalize her outspoken support for Mitt Romney in the wake of his stunning defeat. “Romney was not the problem” is the title over her latest column. “Don’t Blame Romney” was the title over her column immediately after his defeat. “Romney […]

Failure to probe Benghazi a disgrace to U.S. journalism

Failure to probe Benghazi a disgrace to U.S. journalism

Sol W. Sanders   Today I am ashamed to be an American journalist In October 1956, my friend the leading Indian newsman of his generation, Shri Mulgaokar, wrote an iconic essay, “Today I am ashamed to be an Indian”. Mr. Mugaolkar flayed Indian Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and his communist Ambassdor to the United Nations […]

Welcome to Soviet America! (Was my 1975 1-act play prophetic?)

Welcome to Soviet America! (Was my 1975 1-act play prophetic?)

Lev Navrozov “Lev, this is Julie. Do you remember me?” The voice on the phone sounded familiar. She went on: “Almost forty years ago, I believe the year was 1975, I went to see your play ‘Welcome to Soviet America!’ at Carnegie Hall. It was a one-actor play, in which you played all the roles, […]

Surrender is not a strategy: What the GOP needs is principled leadership

Surrender is not a strategy: What the GOP needs is principled leadership

Jeffrey T. Kuhner The long knives are out. Liberal and some neoconservative pundits are claiming the Republicans lost the 2012 presidential election for one basic reason: They have become the party of yesterday’s America. The GOP is supposedly too old, too white and too male; it allegedly appeals to a shrinking fragment of the electorate. […]

When world leaders talk about ‘human rights’ and when they do not

When world leaders talk about ‘human rights’ and when they do not

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com The spectacle of the ASEAN summit in Phnom Penh did more to lay bare the problems, conflicts and paradoxes of relations among the region’s wildly different and widely scattered nations than to resolve them. The fact that at least three of the leaders at this year’s ASEAN summit […]

Recalling how Britain responded to the London Blitz: 42,600 civilians died

Recalling how Britain responded to the London Blitz: 42,600 civilians died

Special to WorldTribune.com By Ed Koch I was struck by an article which appeared in The New York Times on Nov. 19 reporting on the position of the British government on the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas. Almost everyone acknowledges that the Hamas government in Gaza started the war, except for their Muslim supporters […]

As Xi takes the helm, a foreign military ‘adventure’ is an attractive option

As Xi takes the helm, a foreign military ‘adventure’ is an attractive option

Special to WorldTribune.com By Willy Lam, East-Asia-Intel.com One of the biggest foreign and national security questions regarding the new Chinese Communist Party leadership is whether newly anointed General Secretary and Chairman of the Central Military Commission Xi Jinping will sponsor a foreign “adventure” to consolidate his relatively weak power base. Historical parallels are not lacking. […]

The dirty little, big secret of ‘Benghazi’

The dirty little, big secret of ‘Benghazi’

Sol W. Sanders   With each new story, each new interview, every Congressional hearing, it becomes clear the Obama administration presented a false picture of the attack on the U.S. Consulate General in Bengazhi, Libya. The Bozo Theory or the Conspiracy Plot explain this. The Bozo Theory writes off failures to prepare for the 9/11 […]

Republicans are about to drink the amnesty kool-aid

Republicans are about to drink the amnesty kool-aid

Jeffrey T. Kuhner Republicans are on the verge of committing suicide. In the wake of President Obama’s re-election, many conservatives are demanding the GOP embrace amnesty for illegal aliens. The official term is “comprehensive immigration reform.” Sean Hannity has now “evolved” on the issue. Others — Dick Morris, Charles Krauthammer and The Wall Street Journal’s […]

How Karl Rove, Inc. wasted conservative donors’ $300 million

How Karl Rove, Inc. wasted conservative donors’ $300 million

Special to WorldTribune.com By Larry Ward and Carter Clews Oddly enough, perhaps the biggest loser in last week’s Republican debacle wasn’t even on the ballot. He didn’t shake a single hand, nuzzle the napes of any newborn babes or promise eager voters pie in the sky or peace on Earth. His name was Karl Rove. […]