Steve Benen: Chief Justice John Roberts decides that Circuit Court Judge Edith Jones has some ‘splainin’ to do.
ACLU: A map helps explain the worst year for Americans’ reproductive rights in four decades.
Booman Tribune: Appearing with John McCain, Bill Clinton does no favors for President Obama on Syria.
Speaking of which, your quotes of the day: “Two of our planes (24) had been shot down. One pilot parachuted and had been recovered. The other 2 is the 2nd plane parachuted in hostile zone--we've heard one was machine-gunned but we've also heard both are prisoners. We're trying to get a confirmation & will open negotiations for their return.” (President Ronald Reagan, diary entry regarding U.S. air strike on Syrian forces in Lebanon, December 4, 1983)
“I do not see any obtainable objectives in Lebanon[...]the longer we stay there, the harder it will be to leave.” (John McCain, on the U.S. mission in Lebanon, 1983)
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.