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Donald Trump’s popularity: Is it so shocking?

Maureen Dowd is a great writer and a biting satirist for the New York Times, and today her article about the popularity of Donald Trump was particularly good: http://tinyurl.com/opubvyn.  However, this time, I think she failed to dig deep enough, and maybe it’s because the extra navel-gazing it would require on the part of many people would make ’em squirm. From all indications, the “fed up” attitude that folks in America have is not just directed at a grid-locked political…

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Quick Food Review: Kepos Street Kitchen

AWESOME FOOD ALERT We found this little gem of a restaurant, Kepos Street Kitchen, through TripAdvisor while passing through Redfern (Sydney, Australia). People and tables are packed in pretty tight, but it was worth the claustrophobia. It’s light, clean and friendly.  … WHAT YOU WANT TO KNOW There are lots of people on TripAdvisor who ordered the salad with the lamb cigars. The name alone is intriguing, but we went against the grain and ordered something else. Thankfully, we weren’t…

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