Archive | November 9, 2016

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Syrians Liked Trump Because He Won’t Bomb Them

There will be plenty of downsides to a Trump presidency. But this tweet last night from independent journalist Rania Khalek (who has harshly criticized Trump) snapped my head back: “I’ve been asking Syrians who they want to win for president. The vast majority say Trump because they feel he’s less likely to bomb them.” Many […]

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Wolves & Sheep Epigram at 17 St. BBQ in Murphysboro, Illinois

Thanks to barbeque mastermind Amy Mills for posting this photo on Twitter. This is from her family’s BBQ restaurant in Murphysboro, Illinois.  Amy is a University of Missouri journalism grad and the co-author (with her father) of the forthcoming Praise the Lard: Recipes and Revelations from a Legendary Life in Barbecue (Houghton Mifflin, Spring 2017). the original […]

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