Mike's Blog Round Up

Understanding Society: Here’s an explanation of how the “dismal science” became the modern discipline of economics.

Dylan Matthews: Here are 23 charts to be thankful for this holiday weekend.

The I Love Dogs Site: Here are 17 amazing photos of dogs and their owners sharing their last days together.

Michael-in-Norfolk: Victims of clergy sex abuse in the Milwaukee Archdiocese ask the Vatican to pay damages from $50 million cemetery trust protected by Cardinal Timothy Dolan…

Mock Paper Scissors: …while the Catholic League’s Bill Donahue demanded HBO cancel Bill Maher’s show over guest Dan Savage remarks that church leaders “don’t have moral high ground when they talk about the welfare and safety of children.”

Speaking of which, your quote of the day:
“We have already urged you to enact the Health Care Conscience Rights Act (H.R. 940/S. 1204). As Congress considers a Continuing Resolution and debt ceiling bill in the days to come, we reaffirm the vital importance of incorporating the policy of this bill into such ‘must-pass’ legislation.” (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, letter to Congress, September 26, 2013.)

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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