April 5, 2020

People and president vs. the gun lobby

          WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Founded by Drew Pearson 1932 People and president vs. the gun lobby By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON – Running for office several times during the decade he served as governor of Vermont, Howard Dean had the endorsement of the National Rifle Association. Some people find that […]

Czar Putin and his Cypriot pawns

          WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Founded by Drew Pearson 1932 Czar Putin and his Cypriot pawns By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON – The question on the table now is what will Russian President Putin do next in the ongoing Cyprus financial crisis. He rebuffed a delegation seeking a bailout for the […]

Faux intellect Ryan

          WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Founded by Drew Pearson 1932 Faux intellect Ryan By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON – It feels like the presidential campaign never ended with Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisc., back in the news and Mitt Romney on the list of speakers appearing before the annual Conservative Political Action […]

Unconstitutional Coca Cola

          WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Founded by Drew Pearson 1932 Unconstitutional Coca Cola By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON – Sugary drinks are killing us, but is it government’s role to regulate the sale of super-sized sodas? New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says yes, citing the dramatic rise in the rates of […]

Is Obama playing the GOP?

          WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Founded by Drew Pearson 1932 Is Obama playing the GOP? By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON – President Obama is courting and maneuvering Republican lawmakers whom he knows are trying to extricate themselves and their party from the Tea Party’s tentacles. He treated GOP senators to dinner […]

Cold War ends with Castro and Chavez

          WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Founded by Drew Pearson 1932 Cold War ends with Castro and Chavez By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON – Most Americans have no reason to mourn the passing of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez, and there is some hope that what comes next in that oil-rich country may […]