Former Cheney official: Neither U.S. party will back pre-emptive strike on Iran

Former Cheney official: Neither U.S. party will back pre-emptive strike on Iran

Special to WorldTribune.com TEL AVIV — A former senior U.S. official has warned Israel not to expect help from Washington in any attack on Iran. A former White House adviser ruled out the prospect that Washington would launch a strike on Iran’s nuclear infrastructure. David Wurmser, a senior adviser to then-Vice President Richard Cheney, said […]

How the media treats Joe Biden and how it treats Todd Akin: Who are the real extremists?

How the media treats Joe Biden and how it treats Todd Akin: Who are the real extremists?

Jeffrey T. Kuhner Vice President Joseph R. Biden is mentally unstable, and it’s time for Republicans to point it out. For years, Mr. Biden has been making outrageous comments that reveal not only his low intelligence, but also a dangerous detachment from reality. Yet the liberal media refuse to hold him accountable. Instead, their rationalization […]

The Cheney precedent: Will Ryan serve as ‘assistant president’?

The Cheney precedent: Will Ryan serve as ‘assistant president’?

Sol W. Sanders   Jack Garner, a Texan whom Franklin Delano Roosevelt chose as his first vice president for “balance,” put it succinctly: The vice presidency was “not worth a bucket of warm p–” (later cleaned up to “spit”). But Garner, ironically enough, helped block FDR’s power grab when that most charismatic of presidents tried […]

From late-night arrests in the USSR to Soros-funded ‘progressive’ assaults on freedom in the U.S.

From late-night arrests in the USSR to Soros-funded ‘progressive’ assaults on freedom in the U.S.

Lev Navrozov I was born in Moscow; I went to a Soviet school, where I discovered that there were things one should never mention in class. In particular, my parents told me never to reveal to my classmates any conversations we were having at home and never to discuss anything going on in our family. […]

Dirty Harry, dirty Democrats

Dirty Harry, dirty Democrats

Jeffrey T. Kuhner Democrats are accusing Mitt Romney of being a criminal. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid claims the presumptive Republican presidential nominee has not paid taxes in 10 years. What is Mr. Reid’s source for this explosive allegation? He states it is an “anonymous” investor in Bain Capital. Leave aside that a Bain investor […]

Barack Obama, Hugo Chavez, the Cuban DGI and U.S. national security

Barack Obama, Hugo Chavez, the Cuban DGI and U.S. national security

Special to WorldTribune.com By Cliff Kincaid President Obama’s mind-boggling statement about Marxist Hugo Chavez of Venezuela not having “a serious national security impact” on the United States is getting little national media attention. But like the private conversation with outgoing Russian President Dmitry Medvedev in March, the comments about Chavez, who operates Venezuela as a […]

To hell with comprehensive solutions in general and Obamacare in particular

To hell with comprehensive solutions in general and Obamacare in particular

Sol W. Sanders   Lost in the political fracas in the aftermath of the Supreme Court decision, but emeshed in the still expanding bureaucratic jungle — and cost — of Obamacare is a fundamental issue: it is another failed attempt at “a comprehensive solution” to complex problems. It‘s not a new phenomenon. Since the French […]

The seduction of a chief justice

The seduction of a chief justice

Wesley Pruden The much-anticipated operation was a brilliant success, but the patient died. Chief Justice John Roberts is a clever surgeon, and he left a bloody mess to prove it. He’s in the Mediterranean now, on the island of Malta, lecturing to European lawyers about how to “grow” in office, basking in the applause of […]

Wedding Crasher-in-Chief: Brides as campaign cash cows

Wedding Crasher-in-Chief: Brides as campaign cash cows

Wesley Pruden Barack Obama was so flush with campaign loot four years ago that he wouldn’t even take the government’s money. He was confident that he could play the dairy farmer and milk Democratic cows on his own. He was right. There were cash cows aplenty. But that was then and this is now, and […]