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On the Economy, Texas Should Not Mess With California

From the Left / Froma Harrop /

A funny thing happened on the way to California's collapse. It didn't happen.

We keep hearing that the Golden State is going down, down, down. Last year, it suffered the first drop in population since records have been kept. And there's that parade of natural plagues -- the droughts, catastrophic wildfires and infernal heat.

A largely hostile ...Read more

Black Democrats Save the Party Once Again

From the Left / Froma Harrop /

How often do African Americans have to save the Democratic Party from its left wing? With Black voters having just thrust a moderate ex-cop to the head of the pack in New York City's mayoral race, it's the second time in just over a year they've done it.

Making Brooklyn Borough President and former police captain Eric Adams the next mayor of ...Read more

Taxes Are for Raising Revenues, Not Punishing Rich People

From the Left / Froma Harrop /

Taxes are how we raise the money needed to run government. The rich have the wherewithal to bear most of those costs. These points are especially connected at a time when the rich have gotten so much richer and the government needs to do so much more.

But in making the case to raise taxes on the wealthy, it is counterproductive to portray such ...Read more

Republicans Fail to Destroy Obamacare, Lucky for Them

From the Left / Froma Harrop /

They tried. Oh, they tried. Republicans spent a decade bashing and voting to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. And what did they get for all their trouble? A 7-2 ruling by a conservative Supreme Court to uphold the health insurance program also known as "Obamacare."

For that, Republicans should thank their lucky stars. There would have been ...Read more



Dave Granlund Chip Bok Christopher Weyant Daryl Cagle Bart van Leeuwen Dan Wasserman