The Big Picture: Life expectancy in the U.S. is all about location, location, location. Oh, and being wealthy, too.
News Corpse: Conservatives in America are crusading against Zari, the six-year old Afghan girl Muppet added to the local production of Sesame Street in Kabul.
Down with Tyranny: There’s something rotten in the state of Pennsylvania and the stench is coming from Trump supporters.
Left in Alabama: There’s a petition to prevent legalized hate from crossing the border from Mississippi.
Speaking of which, your quote of the day:
"My goodness, I thought we've-- we've held that the 14th Amendment protects all races. I mean, that was the argument in the early years, that it protected only the blacks. But I thought we rejected that." (Justice Antonin Scalia, October 15, 2013.)
Guest blogging Mike's Blog Round Up this week is Jon Perr from Perrspectives. Send your tips, recommendations, comments and angst to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.