Mike's Blog Roundup

Crooked Timber: Here comes the big one.

Facing South: Citing formaldehyde risks, FEMA has begun "aggressive" relocation of Katrina trailer dwellers. The Sierra Club warned these criminally negligent, BUSHCO stooges about the problem in 2006.

Prairie Weather: It's all a mistake, folks. The FBI didn't mean to read your email.

Irregular Times: The Bush administration admits the FISA bill is all about protecting big money. (h/t Swimgirl)

Sunday Bookchat: E. Coli Conservatism -- defined! Upton Sinclair's oil industry chronicle -- revived! The rehabilitation of Joe McCarthy -- denied! And lots more.

ANNALS OF JOURNALISM: Bill Kristol's Obscure Masterpiece...How does this hack get published?...NYT's Double Standard on reporters who express opinions...How the Spooks took over the news...CNN again associates Obama with bin Laden...Fox compares him to Hitler...and Saddam Hussein...No policy here, but then, your press corpse seldom reports on presidential candidate's actual positions...or inequality and the sub-prime crisis...or the connection between the war and the recession...Nagl Gazing...In a blizzard of recent columns, Frank Rich and Maureen Dowd just made stuff up to bash Hillary, but so what? Our script doctors use the Clinton Rules...Network news broadcasts ignored the telecom immunity story


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