Mike's Blog Round Up
April 17, 2016

Naked Capitalism: How the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) got taken for a ride by a private equity firm.

Skeptical Raptor: How pseudoscience salesmen and science deniers rely on a long list of logical fallacies.

Plunderbund: How John Kasich never mentions Ohio has lagged the national average for employment growth for 40 straight months.

Eschaton: How the approach of Tax Day means it’s the season for Republicans to explain how they’ll eliminate the national debt by cutting taxes.

Speaking of which, your quote of the day:
"You cut taxes and the tax revenues increase." (President George W. Bush, 2004.)

Guest blogging Mike's Blog Round Up for the last time this week is Jon Perr from Perrspectives. Send your tips, recommendations, comments and angst to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.

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