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Taxing American production? How the deck is stacked against U.S. companies and workers

Taxing American production? How the deck is stacked against U.S. companies and workers

Special to WorldTribune.com By Stephen Moore If America’s competitors intentionally tried designing a tax system to destroy the American economy, they probably couldn’t come up with a better plan than the way the United States currently taxes its own businesses. To fully appreciate the stupidity of the American corporate tax, consider this simple example: If […]

Free market alternatives to Obamacare are all around us

Free market alternatives to Obamacare are all around us

Special to WorldTribune.com By Larry Elder One of President-elect Donald Trump’s major campaign promises is to “repeal and replace” Obamacare. Vice President Joe Biden recently dared him to do so. Biden knows that 20 million Americans have health insurance that didn’t before Obamacare, and they represent 20 million stories on CNN, MSNBC and The New […]

The end of the American republic

The end of the American republic

Special to WorldTribune.com Angelo M. Codevilla, Claremont.org Over the past half century, the Reagan years notwithstanding, our ruling class’s changing preferences and habits have transformed public and private life in America. As John Marini shows in his essay, “Donald Trump and the American Crisis,” this has resulted in citizens morphing into either this class’s “stakeholders” […]

Kaine’s ‘straight’ talk about effeminate-talking GOP opponent raised gay eyebrows

Kaine’s ‘straight’ talk about effeminate-talking GOP opponent raised gay eyebrows

Special to WorldTribune.com By Joe Schaeffer Progressives are expressing anger at presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s selection of Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her running mate, objecting to his Wall Street ties and support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, among other things. According to some in their ranks, they can add gay baiting […]

Gerald Ford repeatedly warned Americans against an untamed federal government

Gerald Ford repeatedly warned Americans against an untamed federal government

Special to WorldTribune.com President Gerald Ford stated in Rockford, IL, March 11, 1976: “People say why don’t you do this, why don’t you expand that program, why don’t you spend more Federal money?… I don’t think they have understood one of the fundamentals … I look them in the eye and I say, ‘Do you […]

Hey racial identity warriors: Take a look at rampant corruption of the black congressional kind

Hey racial identity warriors: Take a look at rampant corruption of the black congressional kind

Special to WorldTribune.com By Michelle Malkin If Black Lives Matter, then why have entrenched members of the Congressional Black Caucus spent more time enriching themselves than taking care of their neglected constituents? Too many social justice protesters are busy throwing shade, rocks, bottles, concrete blocks and vicious death threats at police officers of all colors […]

Build a wall? Yes, but don’t forget our northern border!

Build a wall? Yes, but don’t forget our northern border!

Special to WorldTribune.com By Michelle Malkin Canada’s sloppy, rushed and reckless Syrian refugee resettlement program is America’s looming national security nightmare. Donald Trump shouldn’t just be promising to build a Mexican border wall. He (and any other sovereignty-minded presidential candidate) should be vowing to rebuild the decimated “wall” of first-line watchdogs, field enforcement and patrol […]

Memo to the next Speaker: SPEAK for a change

Memo to the next Speaker: SPEAK for a change

Special to WorldTribune.com By Thomas Sowell The impending departure of Speaker of the House John Boehner gives the House Republicans a real opportunity to accomplish something. But an opportunity is not a guarantee. It is a little like a football team being first down and goal at the ten-yard line. You have a good chance […]

Request by Pope Francis served as catalyst for Boehner’s decision

Request by Pope Francis served as catalyst for Boehner’s decision

Special to WorldTribune.com By Susan Ferrechio, Washington Examiner As soon as Pope Francis left the Capitol on Thursday, the wheels were set in motion for House Speaker John Boehner to announce his resignation Friday morning. Boehner told reporters Friday he had planned to announce his resignation on his birthday, Nov. 17, but then began to […]

Iran’s Zarif: Our deal is with Obama and all sanctions will be lifted ‘whether Sen. Cotton likes it or not’

Iran’s Zarif: Our deal is with Obama and all sanctions will be lifted ‘whether Sen. Cotton likes it or not’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Josh Rogin If Iran strikes a deal with the West, all sanctions will be lifted very quickly and there’s nothing the U.S. Congress can do to stop it, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told a New York audience Wednesday. . . . Iran’s top diplomat assured the crowd at New […]

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