Mike's Blog Round Up
September 18, 2015

As we watched the Republican debate Wednesday night, with all of Y’all Qaeda screaming how they will deport 11 million people, build a yuuuge wall with a fabulous door and whatnot, Millard Filmore's Bathtub wishes that more of us knew that September 16 is Mexico's Independence Day.The Gods of Irony are doing good work.

Rogue Columnist researched the first time the government mass-deported Mexicans during the Great Depression. There's a lesson here.

No More Mister Nice Blog rebuts Matt Bai's assertion that John Kasich is the one to watch.

Jobsanger tells us that 75% of us don't want Ted Cruz to shut down the government. Again.

Bonus Track: Big Bad Bald Bastard gives us an update on Texas' Victory over the Kenyan Usurper

Round-up by Tengrain who blogs at Mock, Paper, Scissors and at Liberaland. You can follow Tengrain on the electric Twitter machine, too. Send tips, requests, and suggestions to mbru@crooksandliars.com (with "For MBRU" in the subject line).

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