Conservative North Carolina Republicans consequential in new Congress

Conservative North Carolina Republicans consequential in new Congress

by WorldTribune Staff, January 16, 2017 North Carolina’s congressional delegation in the era of Trump will be one of its most influential in decades with several lawmakers in key positions. The delegation, consisting of 12 Republicans and 3 Democrats, includes chairmen of key committees, members of the leadership and congressmen who are seen as in […]

Countdown perks for ‘the devil’: Obama grants reprieve to Sudan

Countdown perks for ‘the devil’: Obama grants reprieve to Sudan

by WorldTribune Staff, January 15, 2017 Another in a series of last-minute executive orders issued by U.S. President Barack Obama is being slammed by critics as “a deal with the devil.” Obama on Jan. 13 eased a 20-year-old trade embargo on Sudan, “reversing a policy towards an Islamist regime that massacred its own people and sheltered Osama […]

Mass insanity: Western cultural totalitarianism puts Stalinism to shame

Mass insanity: Western cultural totalitarianism puts Stalinism to shame

Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy Want to see Anti-Utopia? Look at the mindset of the Western establishment. After Trump’s win, much of enlightened America was plunged into mourning. Students were crying, teachers canceled lectures to calm them down, “hotline” started working to help desperate people. In the USSR such mass hysteria happened only after […]

How an African American GOP senator deals with haters on the Left

How an African American GOP senator deals with haters on the Left

by WorldTribune Staff, January 15, 2017 Being both Republican and African American requires going the extra mile which includes developing skills for dealing with the “tolerant” Left. When Sen. Tim Scott and William Smith, both African Americans, testified on behalf of Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions last week, a tweet referred to them as “house […]

Polls: Israelis don’t share Obama’s self-assessment that he is ‘good friend’

Polls: Israelis don’t share Obama’s self-assessment that he is ‘good friend’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 15, 2017 U.S. President Barack Obama insists he was a “good friend” to Israel during his tenure, it’s just that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Nethanyahu “did not recognize it.” A pair of polls published last week showed that the majority of Israelis did not feel that Obama was their friend. In […]

Obama parting gift to Castro regime creates havoc for Cubans seeking freedom

Obama parting gift to Castro regime creates havoc for Cubans seeking freedom

by WorldTribune Staff, January 13, 2017 President Barack Obama on Jan. 12 repealed the “wet foot, dry foot” policy in which any Cuban who reached U.S. soil was allowed to stay while any picked up at sea was returned. The Cuban government hailed Obama’s parting policy act. “It was creating serious problems for the security […]

Imprisoned Navy sailor uses Hillary Clinton defense in appeal for clemency

Imprisoned Navy sailor uses Hillary Clinton defense in appeal for clemency

by WorldTribune Staff, January 13, 2017 Lawyers for a former sailor who was imprisoned for mishandling classified material have filed paperwork to have his sentence commuted. Navy Machinist Mate 1st Class Kristian Saucier was a “scapegoat” amid the FBI’s investigation of Hillary Clinton, according to the ex-sailor’s legal team. He was jailed for carelessness with classified […]

Pew report: America became sharply less Christian, religious on Obama’s watch

Pew report: America became sharply less Christian, religious on Obama’s watch

by WorldTribune Staff, January 13, 2017 The number of Americans who consider themselves religious dropped steeply during President Barack Obama’s tenure, according to the Pew Research Center. “When it comes to the nation’s religious identity, the biggest trend during Obama’s presidency is the rise of those who claim no religion at all,” Pew said in […]

As clock ticked down, Obama created ‘Ministry of Truth’ to counter ‘fake news’

As clock ticked down, Obama created ‘Ministry of Truth’ to counter ‘fake news’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 12, 2017 As Americans celebrated the Christmas season, President Barack Obama quietly authorized the military spending budget for 2017. Included and buried deep in the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, and not mentioned by the president in his official statement after signing it, was the Counter Disinformation and Anti-Propaganda Act, which […]

Brave new cyber-spy world: From Moscow with love-hate

Brave new cyber-spy world: From Moscow with love-hate

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk WASHINGTON – Once upon a time, in an era that’s faded into the near-forgotten history of The Cold War, Moscow was the enemy, and those who believed otherwise were labeled “comsymps” for Communist sympathizers. The phenomenon of “the Red scare,” meaning the fears inflicted by the specter of “commies” […]