Mark Thoma: U.S. economic history is about to be officially rewritten.
Edward Kleinbard: Compared to our economic rivals, Americans are under-taxed but over-addicted to tax breaks.
The Impolitic: Mark Sanford is learning what happens when the campaign trail and the Appalachian Trail collide.
Steve Benen: Texas GOP Senator John Cornyn says all states must be forced to recognize each state’s concealed weapons permits. As for marriages, not so much.
Speaking of which, your quote of the day: “It does not affect your daily life very much if your neighbor marries a box turtle. But that does not mean it is right...Now you must raise your children up in a world where that union of man and box turtle is on the same legal footing as man and wife.” (John Cornyn, July 2004)
Guest blogging Mike's Blog Round Up this week is Jon Perr from Perrspectives. Send your tips, recommendations, comments and angst to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.