June 17, 2024

one believes them

IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2024 Today’s Events in Historical Perspective                                                                      America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 No one believes them By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift                      WASHINGTON — Liberals have been griping about Justice Clarence Thomas for more than 30 years, since before he was elevated to the Supreme Court with the […]

not what you can do for your country

IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2024 Today’s Events in Historical Perspective                                                                      America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Ask not what you can do for your country By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift                      WASHINGTON — Constitutionally, there only are two prerequisites for a person to serve as president: the person must be 35 years […]

and democracy on the block

IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 25, 2024 Today’s Events in Historical Perspective                                                                      America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Incumbency and democracy on the block By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift                      WASHINGTON — It’s not just President Joe Biden, incumbents around the world are running against a surge of voter sentiment that rejects conventional politics. […]

Beware

IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2024 Today’s Events in Historical Perspective                                                                      America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Veeps beware By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift                      WASHINGTON — The main credential for Donald Trump’s prospective running mate is a willingness to deny the results of the 2020 election — and should it become necessary, […]

defiance of history

IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 3, 2024 Today’s Events in Historical Perspective                                                                      America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 In defiance of history By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift                      WASHINGTON — Voters beware, Donald Trump is running against history. Several time-honored reforms and institutions came into being through the demands of history and are unlike […]

China an Enemy

IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2024 Today’s Events in Historical Perspective                                                                      America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Is China an enemy? By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift                      WASHINGTON — Is China an enemy? What is an enemy? House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., said, “I believe Xi, Putin, and Iran really are an axis […]

move to the messy middle

IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2024 Today’s Events in Historical Perspective                                                                      America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 The move to the messy middle By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift                      WASHINGTON — Incredibly, conservative House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., Has become the voice of the Republican center, aided in the process by the presumptive […]

delayed justice delivered

IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2024 Today’s Events in Historical Perspective                                                                      America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Justice delayed, justice delivered? By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift                      WASHINGTON — Justice delayed, justice denied, is the mantra, but for Donald Trump it is justice delayed, justice delivered. Deny, deflect, and buy time.           Of […]

fighting victory

IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 5, 2024 Today’s Events in Historical Perspective                                                                      America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Stop fighting victory By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift                      WASHINGTON — The war against inflation has been won. Apparently, the Federal Reserve did not get the memo or at least the memo distinguishing between short- and […]

Great Mistake

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mar 29, 2024 Today’s Events in Historical Perspective                                                                      America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 The great mistake By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift                      WASHINGTON — As Truth Social goes, so shall go the Trump campaign. If Truth Social is riding high, so will Donald Trump; if not?           Donald Trump’s […]