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Michael Strain: Planned tax on university endowment earnings bad

Michael Strain: Planned tax on university endowment earnings bad

The late Daniel Patrick Moynihan's prescription for building a world class city? "Build a great university, and wait 200 years." New York's Democratic senator understood that fruit grows when a few square blocks are seeded with producers and consumers of knowledge, intensely focused on those activities.

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Walter E. Williams: Liberals use blacks as stalking horses

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When hunting was the major source of food, hunters often used stalking horses as a means of sneaking up on their prey. They would synchronize their steps on the side of the horse away from their prey until they were close enough for a good shot.

Jonah Goldberg: GOP cannot afford to chase away its own

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Politics is about addition, not subtraction. I don't know who first said it (the internet offers many possibilities), but it's an iron law of politics, not just democracy. You gain power by adding forces to your coalition, and you lose power by subtracting forces from your coalition.

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