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As a prospective nominee, Ted Cruz is no Barry Goldwater

By George F. Will, Washington Post April 02, 2015, 11:30 AM

The realistic reason for nominating Goldwater was to move the GOP's needle toward conservatism. That's not needed today.

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Indiana's law: Republicans are on the wrong side of history

By DANA MILBANK, Washington Post April 01, 2015, 11:24 AM

Says one GOP pollster: “A political candidate who is perceived as anti-gay at the presidential level will never connect with people under 30 years old.”

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Helicopter parents, dial back your rotors

By Petula Dvorak, Washington Post April 01, 2015, 11:24 AM

Just avoid the extremes of too much involvement and too little, and you'll do fine. The research says so.

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Target data-breach settlement: A lot and a little, all at once

By RANDY MANILOFF March 31, 2015, 06:15 PM

A lot of effort to compensate the few who truly deserve it. And a little for others who really don't.

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I'm not feeling the SPCO's new music box

By Margot Fortunato Galt March 31, 2015, 06:15 PM

Acoustics are one thing, but they're not the whole experience.

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Counterpoint: Mere presence of a chemical does not make it harmful

By Tony Kwilas March 31, 2015, 06:15 PM

Business Forum commentary had sound bites but told only half the story.

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Editorial counterpoint: Not so big of a leap to assume discrimination

By Timothy Vincent March 31, 2015, 06:15 PM

Since we're on the subject of “lurking,” one wonders what underlies the Star Tribune Editorial Board's blithe support of downtown “livability” for some at the expense of others.

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What those speaking out against Indiana get wrong

By Ramesh Ponnuru, Bloomberg News March 31, 2015, 11:34 AM

History, for one thing. Legal application, for another. And then there's economic harm.

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Indiana's religious-freedom law can have real discriminatory effects

By Editorial, Washington Post March 31, 2015, 11:34 AM

True, the law doesn’t directly authorize discrimination. It doesn’t need to.

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Minneapolis schools are already on a path toward flexibility

By MICHAEL GOAR March 30, 2015, 06:45 PM

As some ponder a plan to split up the district, here are four things to consider.

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