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Froma Harrop: Something's off about Elizabeth Warren

Posted earlier today in National Columns

Ed Rendell recently whacked Elizabeth Warren when she bashed Joe Biden for taking rich donors' money. The former Pennsylvania governor wrote that he himself had run a "swanky" fundraiser for Warren's Senate race, for which she thanked him royally. Furthermore, she transferred $10.4 million of her big-money hauls into her presidential campaign while bragging that she was only accepting small donations.

 

Froma Harrop: Online baby pics do not always amuse

Posted 9/13/2019 in National Columns

My Facebook feed often carries pictures of children whom I don't know and, in the case of sonograms, who aren't even born yet. They are strangers to me, albeit cute strangers. If I'm very close to the sender, I'll respond in a private message, "That's the most beautiful baby I've ever seen," and then move on.

 

Froma Harrop: Taking good money from bad people

Posted 9/11/2019 in National Columns

The now-former head of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Lab went from hero to zero in a couple of news cycles. Once heralded for overseeing projects that use technology for social good, Joichi Ito resigned after revelations that he had tried to hide the source of donations from sexual predator Jeffrey Epstein.

 

Froma Harrop: Curb your enthusiasms. Biden's the one

Posted 9/5/2019 in National Columns

As the Democratic contenders gallop around the backstretch, political handicappers are once again obsessing over the candidates' crowd size, the enthusiasm of said crowds and the age of the enthusiasts.

 

Democrats need a smarter nominating process

Posted 9/4/2019 in National Columns

Is anything really wrong with Jay Inslee? Was John Hickenlooper not qualified to be president? And is Steve Bullock a weak candidate? The answers are no, no, no and for all three, "on the contrary."

 

Froma Harrop: Andrew Luck: The quarterback we all need

Posted 8/29/2019 in National Columns

Andrew Luck, the superstar quarterback who just quit professional football at the tender age of 29, has received mixed reviews from the sports world.

 

Froma Harrop: No, there will be no big infrastructure plan

Posted 8/21/2019 in National Columns

Democrats running for president are vowing to bring high-speed internet to rural America. President Donald Trump campaigned on the same promise. It was to be part of his big infrastructure plan. But no, there will be no big infrastructure plan.

 

Froma Harrop: Bernie Sanders needs a shot of dignity

Posted 8/16/2019 in National Columns

I have never been a big fan of Bernie Sanders. His authoritarian tendencies and aggressive attacks on any who would disagree have outweighed the good in him.

 

Froma Harrop: Boycotting Trump donors to save country

Posted 8/13/2019 in National Columns

New York real estate developer Stephen Ross was reportedly shocked by calls to boycott his businesses. The issue was the fundraiser he held last weekend for Donald Trump.

 

Froma Harrop: Build a wall to keep them in

Posted 7/25/2019 in National Columns

Last winter, I found myself in a hospital intensive care unit for three days. I was hooked onto all kinds of boxes, bags and bleeping machines.

 

Froma Harrop: Playtime over for Democrats' radicals

Posted 7/17/2019 in National Columns

It was certainly no slip of the tongue when House Speaker Nancy Pelosi cut a small group of her party's radicals to size.

 

Froma Harrop: Drug price gouging: an American story

Posted 7/16/2019 in National Columns

To be American is a wonderful thing most of the time. There are moments, however, when it is downright humiliating.

 

Froma Harrop: Our lesbian soccer players make us proud

Posted 7/5/2019 in National Columns

Five members of the U.S. women's soccer team -- plus its coach -- have publicly come out as lesbians.

 

Froma Harrop: Biden remains the Dem to beat Trump

Posted 7/3/2019 in National Columns

During the Thursday debate, Kamala Harris went straight for Joe Biden's jugular over his alleged failures on race matters. The day after, however, Keisha Lance Bottoms, the black mayor of arguably America's blackest city, Atlanta, endorsed Biden for the Democratic nomination.

 

Froma Harrop: Do you really want to travel so much?

Posted 6/27/2019 in National Columns

Hypertourism has become the curse of desirable places all over the world. It refers to the swarms of tourists who clog the plazas and narrow streets of prized cultural destinations -- Florence, Venice, Barcelona, Prague and others.

 

Froma Harrop: Tweets, stock prices and Donald Trump

Posted 6/13/2019 in National Columns

President Donald Trump's tweets often set off big gyrations in stock prices. Anyone who knows of the tweets in advance could make a fortune, though not legally.

 

Froma Harrop: Finding people to fill empty spaces

Posted 6/11/2019 in National Columns

A tiny French mountain village with a long name, L'Hospitalet-pres-l'Andorre, has lost half its population over three decades. Its name in English would be "The Hospital Near Andorra." (Andorra is a small principality shoehorned between France and Spain.)

 

Froma Harrop: Finding people to fill empty spaces

Posted 6/11/2019 in National Columns

A tiny French mountain village with a long name, L'Hospitalet-pres-l'Andorre, has lost half its population over three decades. Its name in English would be "The Hospital Near Andorra." (Andorra is a small principality shoehorned between France and Spain.)

 

Froma Harrop: Trigger warnings for Donald Trump

Posted 6/4/2019 in National Columns

That was a pretty stunning story about the White House asking some Navy officials to move the warship USS John McCain "out of sight" during President Donald Trump's recent visit to Japan.

 

Froma Harrop: A declining population need not cause angst

Posted 5/29/2019 in National Columns

Total births in the United States fell last year to about 3.79 million, the smallest number in 32 years. The fertility rate hit a record low of 59 childbirths per 1,000 women. Americans are not having enough children to replace themselves.

 

 

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