America gets what it needed: A businessman focused on winning

America gets what it needed: A businessman focused on winning

Special to WorldTribune.com, May 28, 2018 By John McNabb Donald John Trump became America’s Forty-Fifth President on Jan. 20, 2017. I can’t recall the last time our nation had a dedicated business person in the White House. And I was born just after “D Day” at the beginning of the end of World War II. […]

Trump tariffs target friends first, China later?

Trump tariffs target friends first, China later?

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — In the midst of an expanding American economy, record low unemployment rates, and buoyant consumer confidence, the Trump Administration has inadvertently planted the seeds of a global commercial slowdown and political showdown. The steel and aluminum tariffs slapped on imports from our key Transatlantic trading […]

Two people of humble origins and the Biltmore Forest Country Club

Two people of humble origins and the Biltmore Forest Country Club

Special to WorldTribune.com, June 1, 2018 Commentary by John McNabb Author’s note: The following is my opinion based on personal experience and comments from others. ASHEVILLE, NC — I had breakfast with Sheila Fender in Biltmore Village this morning. After 45 years of loyal service and enduring love for Biltmore Forest Country Club she was summarily […]

U.S. crude oil production breaking all-time records

U.S. crude oil production breaking all-time records

by WorldTribune Staff, June 1, 2018 U.S. crude oil production hit 10.47 million barrels per day in March, the highest on record according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA). U.S. production had shattered a 47-year output record in November at 10.057 million barrels per day (bpd). The U.S. government forecasts production will hit 11 million […]

Trump tax cuts followed by similar proposals in 11 states

Trump tax cuts followed by similar proposals in 11 states

by WorldTribune Staff, May 30, 2018 Governors in 11 states are following President Donald Trump’s lead and have proposed tax cuts, according to the annual “State of the States Report” from the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). “In a majority of the 2017 State of the State addresses, governors focused heavily on tax policy, with […]

Russia, Saudi Arabia seen raising oil output to control rising prices

Russia, Saudi Arabia seen raising oil output to control rising prices

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Saudi Arabia and Russia are likely to agree to raise oil production next month in a bid to ease consumer worries about higher energy prices, their energy ministers have said. Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Faleh and his Russian counterpart, Aleksandr Novak, both said at an […]

Media quiet about Trump successes at lowering drug prices

Media quiet about Trump successes at lowering drug prices

by WorldTribune Staff, May 8, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump has been successful in his efforts to lower drug prices and out-of-pocket costs for seniors, healthcare officials say. Yet, the fact that the keywords “Russia”, “collusion” and “Stormy” cannot be included with the story may explain why the administration’s work to reduce prescription drug prices […]

Border patrol agents overwhelmingly back Trump on wall

Border patrol agents overwhelmingly back Trump on wall

by WorldTribune Staff, May 1, 2018 Nearly 90 percent of U.S. Border Patrol agents support President Donald Trump’s border wall and 95 percent say changes are needed to the government’s “catch and release” immigration policy, a new survey found. A survey of 600 agents in two of the Border Patrol’s busiest sectors found 89 percent […]

Passive aggressive Mexico enables the ongoing migrant invasion of the USA

Passive aggressive Mexico enables the ongoing migrant invasion of the USA

Special to WorldTribune.com Jeffrey T. Kuhner America is being invaded. This is the real meaning of the Central American migrant caravan that has just crossed our southern border with impunity. For over six weeks, the mainstream media has documented — and cheered on — hundreds of illegal immigrants from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador as […]

Iranians hit by ‘perfect currency storm’

Iranians hit by ‘perfect currency storm’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Frud Bezhan and Niusha Boghrati, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Iranian travelers stand in front of a currency exchange in Tehran, hoping to exchange money on April 11. Every day, hundreds head to Tehran’s bustling Ferdowsi street to buy foreign currency, only to find that many exchange offices have shut […]