Mike's Blog Round Up
February 17, 2014

Booman Tribune: What’s a discharge petition? The tactic Democrats in the House hope to use pass immigration reform and an increase in the minimum wage.

The Raw Story: Reality TV snake-handling preacher dies from…wait for it…handling a snake.

Towleroad: Mormon leader Mitt Romney declares, “I think that marriage should be defined in the way that it has been defined for several thousand years.”

Arizona’s Politics: Meet Sean Noble, the man Koch-blocking democracy in Arizona and across the nation.

Economist’s View: Former Bush and Romney adviser Greg Mankiw defends record income inequality by literally claiming gains for the wealthy are richly deserved.

Speaking of which, your quote of the day:
“The 1 percent work harder.” (Sam Zell, chairman of Equity Group Investments, February 5, 2014.)

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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