If you could spare a moment, Mr. President, a few questions please

If you could spare a moment, Mr. President, a few questions please

Special to WorldTribune.com By Mona Charen A few questions for President Barack Obama. At your press conference, you said, “It is in our national security interest not to see an all-out civil war in Iraq.” If that is the case, why did you withdraw all U.S. forces from Iraq in 2011? Were you motivated by […]

Issa: Records like Lois Lerner’s emails ‘don’t just disappear… unless that was the intention’

Issa: Records like Lois Lerner’s emails ‘don’t just disappear… unless that was the intention’

Special to WorldTribune.com Amid new reports claiming that Lois Lerner’s emails sought by Congress pursuant to claims the IRS targeted Tea Party groups are lost forever, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa issued a blistering statement alleging that such federal records can only disappear like this through deliberate destruction. “If the IRS […]

The VA is ‘an enormous cash cow’ for whom veterans ‘have become incidental’

The VA is ‘an enormous cash cow’ for whom veterans ‘have become incidental’

One veteran’s story: The VA is ‘an enormous cash cow’ for whom veterans ‘have become incidental’ “They don’t care.” Special to WorldTribune.com By Michelle Malkin As Obama administration officials pivot like haywire jewelry-box ballerinas to divert attention away from the nationwide Veterans Affairs disgrace, a reader who has been fighting the system urged me to […]

So, is anyone going to call out President Obama for repeatedly violating the U.S. Constitution?

So, is anyone going to call out President Obama for repeatedly violating the U.S. Constitution?

Special to WorldTribune.com By Mona Charen President Barack Obama has flouted the law again and again — unilaterally rewriting the health law at least 18 times since passage; changing immigration law by executive fiat (after having explained that to do so would be beyond the scope of his constitutional authority); dictating that union claims should […]

Louisiana man weighs race for Congress because there’s ‘no God’ in Washington

Louisiana man weighs race for Congress because there’s ‘no God’ in Washington

Special to WorldTribune.com BATON ROUGE, La. — A nephew of “Duck Dynasty’s” Phil Robertson says he is running for the Louisiana congressional seat held by Vance McAllister, who was elected with the TV family’s support and later was wrapped up in scandal when video surfaced showing him kissing a married staffer. Zach Dasher, a 36-year-old […]

ISIL moving seized U.S. tanks, other platforms to Syria

ISIL moving seized U.S. tanks, other platforms to Syria

Bill Gertz, Washington Free Beacon Syrian and Iraqi terrorist forces obtained significant numbers of tanks, trucks, and U.S.-origin Humvees in recent military operations in Iraq and those arms are being shipped to rebels in Syria, according to U.S. officials. U.S. intelligence agencies reported this week that photos of the equipment transfers were posted online by […]

Obama golfs while the Middle East burns

Obama golfs while the Middle East burns

Special to WorldTribune.com Last weekend Barack Obama played his 175th and 176th rounds of golf as president. He played first at Sunnylands, the famously private course on the Rancho Mirage, California estate of the late billionaire Walter Annenberg. Obama next played at Porcupine Creek, the equally private course on the nearby estate of the very-much-alive […]

Bush in 2007: ‘Withdrawal would have emboldened these radicals and extremists’

Bush in 2007: ‘Withdrawal would have emboldened these radicals and extremists’

Special to WorldTribune.com Address by then President George W. Bush on May 1, 2007 to CENTCOM Coalition Conference MacDill Air Force Base Tampa, Florida The other option was to pull back from the capital, before the Iraqis could defend themselves against these radicals and extremists and death squads and killers. That risked turning Iraq into […]