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Mike's Blog Round Up

Dick Cheney doesn't recall what Alberto Gonzales doesn't recall about the Ashcroft hospital visit in 2004. Arlen Specter isn't saying yet whether Gonz

Dick Cheney doesn't recall what Alberto Gonzales doesn't recall about the Ashcroft hospital visit in 2004. Arlen Specter isn't saying yet whether Gonzales lied about NSA domestic surveillance last week. And the NSA's data miners aren't saying what they did with your calls and emails yesterday.

California Republicans are pushing a ballot measure to divvy up the state's electoral votes by Congressional district in 2008. That could put the equivalent of Ohio back in play for the GOP, just in case one Ohio debacle wasn't enough.

First, Rudy Giuliani lied about his record on taxes. Then, Rudy lied again about Democrats' tax plans. And now he's relying on the same Bush tax cut for his recycled health care plan.

Democrats win House passage of ethics reform by 411-8. English speaker and ethically-challenged Alaska Senator Ted Stevens vows to block it.

Rupert Murdoch convinces the Wall Street Journal's Bancroft family that resistance is futile. If only it weren't so.

A Republican unburdens his soul. Meanwhile, President Bush looks into Gordon Brown's soul and concludes that he's not a "dour Scotsman."

Guest blogging the Round Up this week is Jon Perr from Perrspectives. Send your links, recommendations, comments and angst to mbr AT perrs.ectives DOT com.

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