Mike's Blog Round Up
March 5, 2014

Another Snow Day here in Armpit, TN. Two days out from the ice storm, and the roads are still terrifyingly dangerous. With daytime temps still below freezing, It looks like Wednesday is going to be yet another shut-in day. Kids in the neighborhood are having a ball playing in the snow. Great sledding!

Now, on with the Round-Up…

Zocalo Public Square: Anatol Lieven provides one of the clearest, most concise explanations of events in Ukraine for those who are confused.

Consortium News explains what the NeoCons hope to achieve in Ukraine.

At http://www.balloon-juice.com/2014/03/04/choice-architecture-and-exchanges/ ">Balloon Juice, Richard Mayhew discusses ACA Exchange choices in a most delightful and easy to grasp way.

http://leanleft.com/2014/03/04/the-new-paul-ryan-cares-about-the-poor-ab... ">Lean Left Takes a jaundiced view of Paul Ryan’s “Care For The Poor” Plan.

Which leads to the Quote of the Day, from Atrios:

“If Paul Ryan's plan involved putting poor people in wood chippers, the Washington Post would dutifully inform us that he was concerned with helping the poor.”

For your edification and review…

The Chronicles Of Vladimir. Part 2: Vladimir And Sergei:

Round up by Monkeyfister. Send tips to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com with “For MBRU” in the subject line.

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