NJ Spotlight: A look at the high cost of poverty for New Jersey cities.
Progress Ohio: A look back at the week that was in Ohio.
Off the Kuff: A look at the newest opponent of high speed rail in Texas.
Oliver Willis: A look at Less Than Zero, the story of Donald Trump’s tax payments the last time he made his returns public.
Speaking of which, your quote of the day:
"I don't pay more than are legally due and frankly if I had paid more than are legally due I don't think I'd be qualified to become president." (Mitt Romney, July 29, 2012)
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.