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Mike's Blog Round Up

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Mike's Blog Round Up

Yes, the world out there, beyond America's borders, is a scary place, what with ISIS running amok, Ebola devastating parts of Africa, Putin flexing some Cold War-mongering (and hanging out with Bunga Bunga Berlusconi), Canada facing terrorist attacks, students protesting for something resembling genuine democracy in Hong Kong, and Kim Jong-un suffering through a possible gout problem, but there's a lot more going on that doesn't quite get that much attention, like, for example:

Fruits and Votes: An election in questionably democratic Botswana.

Liberal England: Dubious right-wing efforts to recall MPs in the U.K.

Meanwhile:

Perrspectives: What will happen if Obamacare is repealed?

The Duck of Minerva Was Iraq's chemical arsenal justification for war?

Bark Bark Woof Woof: Why do Alaskans insist on electing crazy people?

Round-up by Michael J.W. Stickings of The Reaction. (Twitter: @mjwstickings.) I'll be here through the weekend.

Send requests and suggestions to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com (with "For MBRU" in the subject line).


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