Mike's Blog Round Up
June 22, 2015

Hello, everyone. It's good to be back. As usual when I'm doing MBRU, we'll be looking closely at what's going on in the insanitarium known as the Republican Party, but I think one thing is as clear as ever as we enter Summer 2015 and look ahead to the upcoming crazy season heading towards the 2016 election: the GOP is basically the party of the Confederacy. You can put "neo-" in front of that, if you like, but the difference is negligible. The repugnant reaction to the racist murders in Charleston last week, including the Confederate flag-waving, only proves the point. And it's as ugly as ever.

Kiko’s House: The Republican doctrine of perpetual war.

Human Voices: A divisive and inflammatory response to Charleston.

TalkLeft: There are no neutral observers on race.

Prairie Weather: It's not terrorism if only blacks are killed.

The Moderate Voice: Why "liberal" is no longer a dirty word.

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

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