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Current readers pronounce me second best regional blogger!

First off… and I mean no disrespect to the good folks of Tio’s, when I say this… I don’t know how much stock I put in a reader poll that gives Tio’s the award for Best Mexican Restaurant year after year. With that said, though, I thought that I should at least acknowledge the fact […]

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Juan Cole on the Swiss minaret ban

Yesterday, the people of Switzerland voted to make the construction of minarets illegal in their country. Minarets, as you may know, are the narrow towers adjoining mosques from which Muslims are called to prayer. The action, which is sure to prompt legal action on behalf of Switzerland’s 5% Muslim minority, is being furiously debated online […]

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