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Will it help Trump in 2020?

It’s over.  It was the expected party-line vote but the evidence against Trump was irrefutable in a 300 page document from the House Select Intelligence…

Will any Republicans stand up to Trump?

No one expects this Republican senate to convict Trump. There are several recently retired Republican politicians who are critical of him but are there any…

Music

The Best Commencement Speech Ever

I’ve followed Victor Wooten‘s career for years, since he began working with the improbably banjo-based jazz fusion band,  Béla Fleck and the Flecktones. There are…

Smoking hot salsa: Anacaona

Okay, I’m told that technically it’s more timba than salsa. Timba is a Cuban variant. Timba is identified by a few (debatably relevant) attributes like…

Brooklyn

The Disappearing Brooklyn Stoop

Brownstoner posted a terrific, in-depth article about something topically relevant to this site. But it’s also something that I’ve noticed all over NYC since the early…

What will $9 million get me in Brooklyn?

What’s the most expensive/least affordable city in America? Most people would answer San Francisco because of all the tech money or Honolulu because, well, who…
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