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Mike's Blog Roundup

Cause for Concern: Why would easy-going librarians be so shocked from a book that won the 2007 Newbury Medal? The author used the word "scrotum.&

Cause for Concern: Why would easy-going librarians be so shocked from a book that won the 2007 Newbury Medal? The author used the word "scrotum."

The Opinion Mill: Watch out, folks. The national gag reflex is about to be tested once again.

Attytood: It's not just Walter Reed: What a top journalism prize says about America's shocking treatment of its own troops

The Road to Surfdom: Australian Prime Minister John Howard’s first comment on the news that Blair was “cutting and running” and ‘abandoning his mates’, was met with a fear-grinnning “I’ll talk to you guys later”.

The Reality-Based Community: A post consisting entirely of blogospheric inside baseball and snark...

HOLY CRAP: The push of the Christian right and GOP contenders to criminalize abortion represents not a return to godliness, but a return to needless suffering and death.  Politicians pandering to such a base desire for supremacy over women, regardless of its toll in blood and grief, deserve to be called out for what they are: Death pimps...On blogging about religion and politics...Is America too damn religious? This guy thinks it is...Sometimes doing 'God's work' means simply exposing hatred and violence...If evangelical intellectuals don't like outsiders highlighting the nastier corners of contemporary evangelicalism, why don't they take the job on themselves?

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