Obamacare, Democrats, David Duke repudiated in other key nationwide election results

Obamacare, Democrats, David Duke repudiated in other key nationwide election results

by WorldTribune Staff, November 15, 2016 Although the spotlight was focused elsewhere on Nov. 8, several other key elections were decided, including the thrashing of Colorado’s proposed single-payer healthcare plan, the thorough repudiation of David Duke and one in which Oregon voters delivered a candidate the ultimate “just desserts”. In Oregon, Democratic Secretary of State […]

How affordable is the Affordable Care Act? Only one insurer remains in North Carolina

How affordable is the Affordable Care Act? Only one insurer remains in North Carolina

by WorldTribune Staff, October 17, 2016 Just one health insurer, Blue Cross Blue Shield, remains in North Carolina. And its rates are rising by about 25 percent. “In no other state will as many people find such limited choice. But what is happening to North Carolinians epitomizes a national checkerboard of ACA haves and have-nots,” […]

Stumbling toward financial sanity? How House Republicans revived the budget process

Stumbling toward financial sanity? How House Republicans revived the budget process

Sol W. Sanders   Could it be that the numbing financial and economic crisis engendered by divided government in Washington is returning the country to an authentic budget process? That piece of what may well be Pollyanna comes out of an examination of what has actually been going on, rather than the mainstream media’s hysterical […]

Why the angst over out-of-work bureaucrats?

Why the angst over out-of-work bureaucrats?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Donald Kirk, East-Asia-Intel.com MUMBAI — Indians have a great word for the plethora of petty bureaucrats who run all the ministries and agencies that make life difficult if not miserable for millions of people. The word is “babu,” which can be a term of respect for an elder but now is […]

Cruz missile strike against a bureaucratic monstrosity and the ruling class

Cruz missile strike against a bureaucratic monstrosity and the ruling class

Jeffrey T. Kuhner Sen. Ted Cruz is a hero. The Texas Republican’s marathon speech decrying the evils of Obamacare has enraged Washington’s ruling class. Democrats and many Republicans are vilifying him. The establishment media — on the left and right — are portraying him as an out-of-control, ambitious and egotistical cowboy, who is cynically exploiting […]

Common sense and the U.S. economy

Common sense and the U.S. economy

Sol W. Sanders   The U.S. economy is sick. And it’s not getting any better despite the inherent vitality and innate resources which do spring to life intermittently from the world’s largest and most important economic enterprise. In fact, it may be growing worse in terms of basic issues. Vested interests – the Obama administration, […]

That buck doesn’t stop here anymore

That buck doesn’t stop here anymore

Sol W. Sanders   Although he did not originate the phrase, President Harry Truman had a sign on his desk through most of his presidency indicating he understood he was the ultimate arbiter of The Republic’s executive decision-making. It said: “The buck stops here”. Perhaps as important, the back side said, “I‘m from Missouri” — […]

Media whores, celebrity government and declining U.S. influence

Media whores, celebrity government and declining U.S. influence

Sol W. Sanders   America’s prostituted mainline media and supercilious celebrity culture are helping to facilitate the Obama administration’s destruction of U.S. government credibility. The impression is growing that President Obama’s pomposity on strategy and policy are hollow rhetoric despite their ballyhooing by a kept press, increasingly unconvincing to his domestic audience and to the […]

Obamacare panic: The worthies who imposed it and can afford it don’t want it

Obamacare panic: The worthies who imposed it and can afford it don’t want it

Wesley Pruden When crunch time comes, when the chips are down, when the rubber meets the road – employ the cliché of your choice – Americans can put away their selfish concerns and come together in common cause. Even Congress, our only native criminal class. Deep in the bowels of the Senate and House Office […]

From the rule of law to rule by Big Brother

From the rule of law to rule by Big Brother

Jeffrey T. Kuhner President Obama is abusing his power and usurping congressional authority. He is replacing the rule of law with arbitrary rule, ignoring the constitutional limits upon his power. This is the real meaning of his assault on the Second Amendment. On Wednesday, Mr. Obama released his proposals to curb gun violence in the […]