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October 26, 2014 at 9:12 AM

Doctor-assisted death: It is unethical

In Froma Harrop’s column about Brittney Maynard and the “Death with Dignity” law, Harrop failed to explain the ethical battle that physicians face and how the law is fundamentally incompatible with the physician’s role as healer [“ ‘Death with Dignity’ law is least slippery slope,” Opinion, Oct. 21]. Upon graduation from medical school, most physicians…


Comments | More in Health | Topics: Death with Dignity, Froma Harrop, Michael Scott

October 14, 2014 at 7:05 AM

Ebola: Health-care obstinance helped create problem in Texas

Froma Harrop’s column regarding the Ebola case in Texas is the only thing I have heard or seen that began to address the real problem: the abysmal health care available in Texas generally and for the poor specifically, as is also the case in other states refusing Obamacare and Medicaid options [“Ebola and…


Comments | More in Ebola | Topics: Ebola, Froma Harrop, L. Patrick Carroll

July 7, 2014 at 7:05 AM

Blue America: Move tax money back to the states

Froma Harrop makes an excellent point [“The GOP can help Blue America,” Opinion, July 1]. If the more progressive leaning states are paying way more into taxes than the conservative states, let’s call them at their own game — no more subsidizing your states through taxes. We will take our taxes home and spend…


Comments | More in Politics | Topics: conservatives, Froma Harrop, Mary Meister

May 12, 2014 at 7:03 PM

U.S. Postal Service: Facilities sold when too costly or large

As news organizations have reported, the U.S. Postal Service is in a financial crisis that necessitates the passage of comprehensive postal-reform legislation. In response to Froma Harrop’s syndicated column “Mail today, gone tomorrow,” [Opinion, May 1], one initiative that has gained attention is the efforts to sell some Post Office buildings with historic…


Comments | Topics: Froma Harrop, Mail, Tom Samra