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Dollars and Sense at Princeton University

This past Saturday, the Washington Post, owned by Princeton alumnus Jeff Bezos, afforded a prominent guest column to the university’s President Christopher L. Eisgruber. In the column, Eisgruber sought to explain his sudden change of heart over the removal of the name of Woodrow Wilson, the 28th President of the U.S. and an avowed racist, […]

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Articulating the Spirit of Juneteenth

“Impossible is just a big word thrown around by small men who find it easier to live in the world they’ve been given than to explore the power they have to change it. Impossible is not a fact. It’s an opinion. Impossible is not a declaration. It’s a dare. Impossible is potential. Impossible is temporary. […]

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Quote of the Week

“We are sorry for all the dead, but that’s everyone’s destiny.” — Brazil’s president, Jair Bolsonar, as total deaths in the country from COVID-19 surpassed 32,000 this week, with 1,349 deaths in a single day.

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OK, Boomers and Millennials alike: Welcome to Reality.

Over the past decade, garbagemen have become millionaires, salesmen rebranded as financial advisors have become geniuses, and 20-something college grads using brokerages like Robinhood have become savvy day traders. All thanks to an unrelenting bull market – the longest and largest in history – that effectively began in 1982 with the Dow at 1,000, made […]

Academy of the Overrated?

Duke, led by sophomore Trey Jones, may be the most overrated team in Division 1 college basketball this year. Luckily for Coach K the season is about to end, just before his team falls out of the Top 20 for the first time in more than a decade.

Native American?

At least making a better case for it than Elizabeth Warren did. 😊

Meet the Fixer

Yesterday Steve Buckley of The Athletic published a brilliant piece about how to fix what ails baseball and has caused so many young people to look elsewhere when it comes to entertainment. (See below.) I only hope someone close to the Commissioner reads it and actually takes it seriously. Are Steve’s eight recommendations all that […]

Quote of the Day

From Jake Sherman, POLITICO: “TODAY is 02/02/2020 — a palindrome . … Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow — but who cares, because a rodent doesn’t determine the change in seasons.”



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Time to Strip the Titles from Baseball’s Cheaters

You have to admire the “take no prisoners” approach of MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred in handing out penalties in the great sign-stealing scandal. At this point two well-liked and well-regarded managers have been forced to resign and have rightly had their legacies tarnished forever. Presumably Carlos Beltran may soon be on the chopping block as […]

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