Mike's Blog Round Up
January 20, 2014

Happy Martin Luther King Celebration (observed) everyone! I hope you are having a better day than Don Lemon… Now that Bloggers are protected by the First Amendment, let's have some fresh liberal links to start the day:

FreakOutNation reports on the black kid given a Confederate hat as a prize.

David Gaughran debunks the best seller story that only Dick Cheney could love.

Towleroad tells us about a transwoman who challenges a fundamentalist and wins.

Bonus Track: Forward Progressives gives us The Bachmann Diaries: We're Going to Sochi!

Round-up by Tengrain of Mock, Paper, Scissors who also blogs at Dependable Renegade. Send tips, requests, and suggestions to mbru@crooksandliars.com (with "For MBRU" in the subject line).

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