Froma Harrop

06/25/2015 - 11:19am

     Younger Americans can hardly imagine a time when you had to visit a library to research the population of Phoenix in 1980. Google now does that in seconds.

    Entire books are downloaded to tablets in minutes. Classics from "Moby-Dick...

06/04/2015 - 6:16pm

    How many politicians, aides, lobbyists, lawyers, insurance moguls, professional groups and interns -- both the political and medical kind -- agonized over the details in the Affordable Care Act? The number is big.

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06/04/2015 - 5:44pm

    An outbreak of bird flu has forced American farmers to kill millions of egg-laying chickens, 32 million in Iowa alone -- hence the rise in egg prices.

    But why so many? Because our eggs are now...

05/28/2015 - 4:56pm

    Count me among those mystified over the biker gang melee in Waco, Texas -- a shootout that left nine dead. Why are these guys committing grown-up violence over the seemingly adolescent concern of who belongs to their group and who doesn't? Who are they...

05/28/2015 - 4:00pm

    Why was 21-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to die in a state so generally opposed to capital punishment? A recent Boston Globe poll found that only 19 percent of Massachusetts residents wanted the Boston Marathon bomber put to death. The state hasn...

05/21/2015 - 4:06pm

    The left's success in denying President Obama fast-track authority to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership is ugly to behold. The case put forth by a showboating Sen. Elizabeth Warren -- that Obama cannot be trusted to make a deal in the interests of...

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