Mike's Blog Round Up
May 22, 2016

Lawyers, Guns and Money: Here’s how fast rents in San Francisco have risen over the past 60 years.

Lance Mannion: Here’s to Vonnegut, Whipple, Fonda and a trip down memory lane.

P.M. Carpenter’s Commentary: Here’s to hoping that X doesn’t mark the spot for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Informed Comment: Here’s how Egypt is reacting to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu replacing Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon with extremist Avigdor Lieberman.

Speaking of which, your quote of the day:
"American Secretary of State John Kerry, who turned up here determined and acting out of misplaced obsession and messianic fervor, cannot teach me anything about the conflict with the Palestinians." (Moshe Yaalon, January 14, 2014)

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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