Mike's Blog Round Up

The Political Carnival: Virginia Governor Bob “Ultrasound” McDonnell is facing a probe of his own.

Paul Bilbeau: Among the potential abuses of NSA data collection, imagine a future Committee to Re-elect the President.

This is Ashok: Niall Ferguson returns to serve up another heaping pile of derp.

Politics USA: S&P raises U.S. outlook while warning GOP not to destroy the American economy with more debt ceiling hostage-taking.

Speaking of which, your quote of the day: ”That would be a financial disaster, not only for our country but for the worldwide economy.” (House Speaker John Boehner, on the impact of failing to raise the U.S. debt ceiling, January 30, 2011.)

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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