Mike's Blog Round Up

Framed: "Incompetence" is a dodge. The deplorable condition of so many aspects of our governance today is actually the result of the GOP's deliberate policy choices.

DownWithTyranny! "Not since the Saturday Night Massacre, when President Nixon forced the firing of the Watergate prosecutor Archibald Cox, have we witnessed anything like this,"

Headline Junky: The beginnings of a Barack backlash have begun to show up on the national radar. And it should come as no surprise that one of the early arrivals focuses on his racial identity. Specifically the racial politics of his church.

Daily Howler: Secret tales of the "liberal" press corps. The evil of banality...

Mugsy’s Rap Sheet: NBC corespondent Richard Engle suggested that the insurgency in Iraq was laying low until they knew if “political pressure in the U.S. (read: Democrats opposing the surge) would help them WIN.”

American Prospect Online: The GOP's sad, sad search for a nominee
Empire Burlesque; Chris Floyd is one of the finest writers we have.  He's never passed the hat before, but could use a little help...


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