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Mike's Blog Round Up

Daily links to great liberal blog posts.
Mike's Blog Round Up

Fablog: The 1993 Houston Oilers look back fondly on their NFL season—and their two gay teammates.

Occasional Planet: Missouri Republican Congresswoman Ann Wagner push polls her constituents.

Truth Out: Hawaiian Electric Co. (HECO) is preventing residents from supplying solar power back to the energy grid because the program is too successful.

Middle Class Political Economist: Interested in the origins of the Affordable Care Act’s individual insurance mandate? You can read the Heritage Foundation’s 1989 proposal at their web site—for now.

Speaking of which, your quote of the day:
“We were fighting Hillarycare at that time. And I don't think anyone centered on it, I certainly didn't. That was 17 years ago.” (Utah GOP Senator Orrin Hatch, on why he co-sponsored an individual mandate bill in 1993 and now calls it unconstitutional, March 25, 2010.)

Guest blogging Mike's Blog Round today is Jon Perr from Perrspectives. Send your tips, recommendations, comments and angst to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.

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