Indy Democrat: Indiana Governor Mike Pence is coming out of the closet to announce he’s running for reelection, not President.
Zandar Versus the Stupid: The Justice Department wants to arm police departments with data, not mine resistant vehicles.
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists: How close is the U.S. Navy to really deploying frickin’ lasers?
Economist’s View: How can economists regain the public’s trust?
Speaking of which, your quotes of the day:
“I'd argue -- and not just because Laffer has been a longtime friend and mentor -- that his theory has actually held up pretty well these past 40 years. Perhaps its critics should be called Laffer Curve deniers.” (Stephen Moore, chief economist at the Heritage Foundation, December 26, 2014)
“Moon landing was real. Evolution exists. Tax cuts lose revenue. The research has shown this a thousand times. Enough already.” (Austan Goolsbee, former Chairman of Obama Council of Economic Advisers, June 26, 2012)
Guest blogging Mike's Blog Round this week is Jon Perr from Perrspectives. Send your tips, recommendations, comments and angst to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.