May 31, 2020

Chechen terrorists

          WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Founded by Drew Pearson 1932 Chechen terrorists By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON – It is too early to link the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, the Tsarnaev brothers, to al-Qaeda, but the terrorist organization’s roots in Chechnya, their home country, is undisputed. The 2008 book, “Chechen Jihad: […]

Complacency the ally of terrorism

          WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Founded by Drew Pearson 1932 Complacency the ally of terrorism By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON – FBI agents were at Logan Airport in Boston this week reminding people who had traveled to the city for the Marathon, and were now returning home, to empty their cell […]

Nuclear Option the filibuster

          WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Founded by Drew Pearson 1932 Nuclear Option the filibuster By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON – The time for the Nuclear Option has arrived. This is the term used to describe the ability of the Senate’s majority to change the rule that allows 41 senators to thwart […]

McConnell and the small tent GOP

          WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Founded by Drew Pearson 1932 McConnell and the small tent GOP By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON – The country faces an array of challenges that can only be addressed through bipartisan compromise. President Obama is doing his part, offering highly controversial budget proposals that would rein […]

G.W. a better painter than a president

WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Founded by Drew Pearson 1932 G.W. a better painter than a president By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON – The faithful will flock to Dallas later this month for the official opening of the George W. Bush Presidential Center located on the grounds of Southern Methodist University, first lady Laura Bush’s alma […]

North Korea’s dangerous bluff

          WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Founded by Drew Pearson 1932 North Korea’s dangerous bluff By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON – The White House early this week downplayed the threats emanating from North Korea, urging reporters to watch what the regime is doing, not what its leaders are saying. But by midweek, […]