Mike's Blog Round Up

Middle Class Political Economist: Unemployment hits new highs in Spain and France.

Matt Taibbi: Introducing LIBOR’s twin brother, ICAP.

MN Progressive Project: Scandal-plagued Michele Bachmann may restart the House Tea Party Caucus.

Hinterland Gazette: Alan Keyes warns U.S. government is preparing military action against Christian denominations.

Balloon Juice: For once, Barbara Bush says what we’re all thinking.

Speaking of which, your quote of the day: “But why should we hear about body bags, and deaths, and how many, what day it's gonna happen, and how many this or what do you suppose? Or, I mean, it's, it's not relevant. So, why should I waste my beautiful mind on something like that. And watch him suffer.” (Barbara Bush, asked if she watched TV coverage of her son’s looming invasion of Iraq, March 18, 2003)

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.


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