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Alabama Was A Win, And Not Just For Democrats
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Alabama Was A Win, And Not Just For Democrats

BY FROMA HARROP The Democratic conquest of a senate seat in Alabama produced a lot of winners other than the victor himself, Doug Jones. Many were Republicans, including some who voted for the inexplicable Roy Moore. The obvious celebrants, of course, are Democrats. For them, it wasn’t all dumb luck. The state party had a…

Roy Moore Poisons Alabama’s Business Climate
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Roy Moore Poisons Alabama’s Business Climate

BY FROMA HARROP In 2006, a Chicago schoolteacher was sentenced to three years in prison for molesting teenage girls. He was 34 at the time and, according to news accounts, had slipped his hands under the shirt of a 17-year-old and fondled her breasts. That’s how a moral America deals with men who molest underage…

Democrats Need to Drop Identity Politics – Now
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Democrats Need to Drop Identity Politics – Now

BY FROMA HARROP Bernie Sanders helped elect Donald Trump, and for that he will never be forgiven. But give this to Sanders: He’s totally right that Democrats must drop their obsession with identity politics if they want to regain power. To concede that white working-class Americans have problems needing to be addressed does not preclude…

GOP Tax Plan Would Hurt Homeowners Everywhere
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GOP Tax Plan Would Hurt Homeowners Everywhere

BY FROMA HARROP The story making the rounds is that the Republican tax plan targets homeowners only in expensive blue states – people who tend to vote for the other party. That’s only partly true. Homeowners everywhere would get hit. The reasons will follow. As a whole, the “reforms” are an abomination. Through some tricks…

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