Froma Harrop

07/18/2014 - 1:12pm

    On behalf of all liberals -- living and dead -- I'd like to apologize to Adam Bellow. In 1976, Bellow was at a Michigan State University writing workshop when a radical feminist publicly rebuked him for saying she had "balls." He says he meant that as a compliment.

    Some formative experiences are forged...

06/26/2014 - 4:43pm

    It's the darnedest thing. Only a select few sites grace the bookmark bar topping my Web browser. Amazon.com is one. And Amazon is the only retailer to make the cut.

    That it lets me buy ant traps online in 40 seconds, gets them to my house in two days and charges a...

06/26/2014 - 4:37pm

    The tea partyers made a serious blunder in Mississippi, costing them a runoff win: They carelessly slipped their magic passion potion to the opposition.

    The hard right's strength comes from the nearly religious fervor that propels its small numbers to the polls at...

06/19/2014 - 1:18am

    Have you stopped using your hands? Do your fingers struggle to sign your name? Is chopping an onion with a knife hard work? Must you call someone to fix a cabinet door off the hinges? Is it agony to sew on a button?

    For many, computers and laziness have sapped our...

06/19/2014 - 1:10am

    Right-wing primary voters booted Eric Cantor over signs he might back "amnesty" for illegal immigrants, it is said. If so, the partisans are once again taking a position totally opposed to what they claim to want. Legalizing the status of most undocumented foreigners is the condition for closing the...

06/12/2014 - 3:13am

    As dawn creeps over New York's Jamaica Bay, flocks of wide-bodied red-eyes -- overnight flights from the West Coast -- land at JFK International Airport. The minute the wheels touch, cellphones click into action.

    Mine shows a message (now lost) going something...

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