New York’s ‘progressive’ mayor boldly takes on non-existent problems

New York’s ‘progressive’ mayor boldly takes on non-existent problems

Special to WorldTribune.com By Thomas Sowell New York’s mayor, Bill de Blasio, like so many others who call themselves “progressive,” is gung-ho to solve social problems. In fact, he is currently on a crusade to solve an educational problem that doesn’t exist, even though there are plenty of other educational problems that definitely do exist. […]

Turns out the lobbyists Obam vilified are now his ‘consultants’ and ‘advisers’

Turns out the lobbyists Obam vilified are now his ‘consultants’ and ‘advisers’

Special to WorldTribune.com By Michelle Malkin Wonder of wonders: The Washington press corps woke up. Finally, mainstream journalists are onto Barack Obama’s game. Their breaking-news shocker? Turns out all that “hope and change” stuff was just hot air. A new report from the D.C.-based press shows that — gasp — the White House is infested […]

Time to cut Palestinians from the UNRWA umbilical cord

Time to cut Palestinians from the UNRWA umbilical cord

Special to WorldTribune.com By Mona Charen The United Nations plays a supporting role in every war between Hamas and Israel. U.N. spokesmen routinely issue statements, accusations and denials about everyone’s conduct, including their own (most recently they had to account for why they returned rockets, discovered in a U.N. school, to Hamas). Israel was denounced […]

Do-nothing Congress is good; A do-nothing White House would be even better

Do-nothing Congress is good; A do-nothing White House would be even better

Special to WorldTribune.com By Mona Charen “Meet the Press” featured a segment this week that illustrates the planted liberal axioms that dominate our political culture. The topic was Congress’s failure to “get anything done” this term. Political director Chuck Todd set the stage: “New polling from NBC News, The Wall Street Journal and Marist … […]

Politically correct zombies: Does anyone think at all these days?

Politically correct zombies: Does anyone think at all these days?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Thomas Sowell Some have said that we are living in a post-industrial era, while others have said that we are living in a post-racial era. But growing evidence suggests that we are living in a post-thinking era. Many people in Europe and the Western Hemisphere are staging angry protests against Israel’s […]

Calling evil good, and good evil: A once-great British medical journal attacks Israel

Calling evil good, and good evil: A once-great British medical journal attacks Israel

Special to WorldTribune.com By Dennis Prager Two weeks ago, the British medical journal, Lancet, considered to be one of the world’s leading medical publications, published “An open letter for the people in Gaza.” Signed by four European doctors on behalf of 20 others (17 from Italy and three from the United Kingdom), the letter had […]

Does it matter when Iran kidnaps American citizens and the White House doesn’t care?

Does it matter when Iran kidnaps American citizens and the White House doesn’t care?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Mona Charen Last week, The Washington Post’s Teheran, Iran, correspondent was arrested. The charges are unspecified, but according to the paper, Jason Rezaian, 38; his Iranian wife, Yeganeh Salehi; and two other U.S. citizens were detained. State Department spokesman Marie Harf issued a protest that didn’t even rise to the level […]

The Environmental Corruption Agency

The Environmental Corruption Agency

Special to WorldTribune.com By Michelle Malkin The lofty motto of the Environmental Protection Agency is “protecting people and the environment.” In practice, however, EPA bureaucrats faithfully protect their own people and preserve the government’s cesspool of manipulation, cover-ups and cronyism. Just last week, Mark Levin and his vigilant Landmark Legal Foundation went to court to […]

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