Autumn is in the air, here in Armpit, TN. The trees are showing signs of being kissed with color, the fall rainy season has begun, the wretched Bermuda Grass has stopped its incessant growing, and mushrooms are springing up everywhere in the cool air of night. Kyle has become more brave, and is spending most nights here with Mountain Girl and I. I've got some stew on, the place smells good, and life is getting better.
Meanwhile, there are plenty of excellent smaller blogs (my favorite kind) calling out to the big, wide internets to be seen, so let's go!
Athenae at First Draft looks at Congress, and the State of the Nation, and wonders: Chickenshit, Lazy, or Evil?
No More Mister Nice Blog marvels at how anti-Union GOP can suddenly love quoting Union members.
David Futrelle at We Hunted The Mammoth examines the whacked mentality of the Men's Rights groups, that led to threats against Anita Sarkeesian, forcing her to cancel a talk on a Utah campus.
Helen writes a letter to her friend of sixty years (and counting) at Margaret And Helen. She believes that Texas Gubernatorial Candidate, Greg Abbott needs to be told where babies come from. I agree, Helen, I agree!
Round up by Monkeyfister. Send tips to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com with “For MBRU” in the subject line.