Happy Independence Day!
Aimee Patton: Kansas' Kris Kobach versus the taxpayer's dime.
The Rectification of Names: The era of arguing over "big government."
First Draft: Manufactured generational resentment.
P3: The editorial cartoon roundup.
Finally, the day provides plenty of great song possibilities, but how aboutPete Seeger singing Woody Guthrie? (Video.)
This installment by Batocchio. E-mail tips to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.