July 23, 2024

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 […]

GOP s dissipating issues

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mar 22, 2024 Today’s Events in Historical Perspective                                                                      America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 The GOP’s dissipating issues By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift                      WASHINGTON — Inflation and immigration are the clarion calls of the GOP. Come November they will not be.           It is welcome news when Federal Reserve […]

obvious immigration solution

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mar 15, 2024 Today’s Events in Historical Perspective                                                                      America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 The obvious immigration solution By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift                      WASHINGTON — The crisis at the border is the top issue for Republicans, who blame President Biden for responding too little too late to the unprecedented […]

decisive Haley bloc

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mar 7, 2024 Today’s Events in Historical Perspective                                                                      America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 The decisive Haley bloc By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift                      WASHINGTON — Nikki Haley lost on Super Tuesday, but her supporters won, establishing themselves as the most sought-after bloc in American politics today.           Haley declined to […]

U S and Trump debt solutions

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb 23, 2024 Today’s Events in Historical Perspective                                                                      America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 U.S. and Trump debt solutions By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift                      WASHINGTON — The apparent dichotomy between Donald Trump’s debt and the U.S. federal debt may at first glance appear to be a correct description, but […]

discharge petition pathway to bipartisanship

IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb 16, 2024 Today’s Events in Historical Perspective                                                                      America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 A discharge petition pathway to bipartisanship By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift                      WASHINGTON — Is bipartisanship finally at hand? After all, it never occurred to the Founding Fathers it would be otherwise. James Madison, the […]