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To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Froma Harrop

Harrop is an American writer and author. She is best known for her bi-weekly syndicated column which appears in about 200 news outlets including the Seattle Times, Newsday, Denver Post, Dallas Morning News, Arizona Republic, Detroit News, and Real Clear Politics and The Providence Journal. She is represented by Creators Syndicate Inc. in Los Angeles. Media Matters ranks her column 20th nationally in total readership and 14th in large newspaper concentration.

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Cities Losing People, Not Brains

BY FROMA HARROP The population of New Orleans fell 7.3 percent after Hurricane Katrina, but guess what. NOLA now has 40,000 more college graduates than...

Conservatives Taking Hunters For Granted

BY FROMA HARROP The Durfee Hills contain some of the finest elk hunting grounds in Montana. Some 2,700 acres of this majestic country is open...

What Happened To Jeb Bush? Too Much Money

BY FROMA HARROP Jeb Bush has dropped into single digits in the polls – and that's just among Republicans in his home state of Florida....

Football And Gaming: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

BY FROMA HARROP They worship at the high altar of football. They're everywhere. I don't give a fig about football, but the cult surrounds me....

Political War All The Time

BY FROMA HARROP There is a time for war and a time for peace, according to the book of Ecclesiastes and The Byrds. In the...

Twisted Social Media And Mass Murder

BY FROMA HARROP The first details about the mass killer at the community college in Roseburg, OR, were that he was a young man, lonely...

Drug Price Gouging A Product Of Our Political System

BY FROMA HARROP If Hollywood had created Martin Shkreli as the monster from Wall Street, we would have accused it of unfair characterization. But Shkreli...

GOP Upheaval Brings New Dread

BY FROMA HARROP Yogi Berra is no longer around, but one of his witticisms – "It's deja vu all over again" – has never been...

ObamaCare After Obama

BY FROMA HARROP The morning of the recent Republican debate, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that the number of uninsured Americans in 2014 had dropped...