Froma Harrop

11/27/2014 - 7:07pm

    "Smiles at the gas pump," my local headline reads. The price of gasoline has fallen below $3 a gallon.

    When the national average rose last year to $3.51, Rep. Roger Williams, R-Texas, complained that "the liberal anti-free market...

11/27/2014 - 6:52pm

    Some Uber customers are reportedly deleting the car-hailing service's app from their cellphones. Here is the reason, which may come on top of other reasons:

    An Uber exec talked about hiring...

11/20/2014 - 2:49pm

    Interesting that the tech website CNET has started publishing an old-fashioned magazine -- you know, on paper, like Time and Life. To complete the retro circle, CNET's periodical is carrying print ads for Ford, Gillette and other brands already at home...

11/20/2014 - 2:36pm

    There's this game in American politics where folks who fancy themselves conservative often condemn programs that they in fact want very much. Obamacare is one such example.

    We face a possible...

11/20/2014 - 2:03pm

    President Obama's plan to bypass Congress in shielding millions of immigrants from deportation is not the best way to do immigration reform. But if confrontation is what it takes to get House Republicans off their rear ends and deal with the problem, so...

11/13/2014 - 4:02pm

    Uber, the car-summoning service, got some flak not long ago for "surge" pricing. Customers complained about its policy of raising prices charged for trips at times of high demand. That might happen on New Year's Eve, in the teeth of a monsoon...

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