Froma Harrop

Trump Has Media Crying … All The Way To The Bank
February 21, 2017

Trump Has Media Crying … All The Way To The Bank

BY FROMA HARROP Donald Trump’s tweet about the media’s being “the enemy of the American people” was a classic distraction – in this case, from questions swirling around his team’s troubling ties with our Russian adversaries. While the FBI, CIA and Senate Intelligence Committee investigate, a few thoughts on how news sources under Trumpian attack…

What Is Trump Most Afraid Of?
February 16, 2017

What Is Trump Most Afraid Of?

BY FROMA HARROP Why does President Trump rush off weekend after weekend to his Mar-a-Lago palazzo in Florida? Because Mar-a-Lago is totally under his control. There he can play the prince, favoring a wedding party with a cameo or entertaining the Japanese prime minister in lavish Palm Beach style. Why does he also spend so…

A Carbon Tax A Truly Good Idea
February 14, 2017

A Carbon Tax A Truly Good Idea

BY FROMA HARROP Address climate change and send Americans a check at the same time. That’s the nut of an intriguing idea put together by a group of Republican elders. The plan would curb emission of greenhouse gases by taxing them at the refinery, at the mine or wherever they enter the economy. The proceeds…

The Right Way To Oppose The Muslim Ban
February 7, 2017

The Right Way To Oppose The Muslim Ban

BY FROMA HARROP Donald Trump says his ban on people entering the country from seven predominantly Muslim countries wasn’t a Muslim ban. But it was a Muslim ban, according to Trump surrogate Rudy Giuliani. Let’s get something straight. Most Americans, your author included, want stringent vetting of immigrants entering the country. I can easily envision…

A Coalition Of The Principled Center Will Fight Trumpism
February 2, 2017

A Coalition Of The Principled Center Will Fight Trumpism

BY FROMA HARROP Here’s a little story from the bad old days of the New York subway: On seeing a well-dressed man drop a wrapper on a subway platform, a well-dressed woman urged him to pick it up. “What’s the use?” the man said, gesturing at the filthy surroundings. “If people like us don’t maintain…

1 2 3 20
Survey
Survey
Please Click the Monkey to Take Our Anonymous, Quick, 6-Question Survey
Observer Archives
Website By
Website By
“Bob’s efforts on our website have been herculean. He’s at the ready, 24/7, for whatever crops up and he’s always on the lookout for ways to refine and improve our site. He has just the right touch to make it more eye-catching, user-friendly and accessible. He was especially invaluable when the theme developer suddenly dropped support, requiring creative patching to keep it going. We can’t recommend Bob highly enough!“ – Arnold Hamilton, Editor, The Oklahoma Observer
Calendar

Looking for the latest Observer?
Copies are available at the following locations:

SiteLock
Sign up for our email list

Subscribe By Mail
The Oklahoma Observer
PO Box 14275, Oklahoma City, OK 73113
405.478.8700
                                                                                                                                                                        ©The Oklahoma Observer, all rights reserved. Website by: Mr Rogers' Weborhood