We join the world-wide mourning for France.
Hunter At Random reflects upon the tragedy in Nice: "Religion is merely the excuse for what people want to do anyway. It's convenient, it has behind it unchallengeable authority, and it means you don't have to really examine your motives."
Southern Beale notes that Mike Pence drew the short straw.
Spocko's Brain contemplates Open Carry gun events at the RNC Cleveland Convention.
Bonus Track: My Dad Wrote A Porno is a podcast out of the UK that is hysterically funny, though definitely NSFW. Here's the blurb for it:
Imagine if your Dad wrote a dirty book. Most people would try to ignore it and pretend it had never happened - but not Jamie Morton. Instead, he's decided to read it to the world in this brand new comedy podcast. With the help of his friends, James Cooper and BBC Radio 1's Alice Levine, Jamie will be reading a chapter a week and discovering more about his father than he ever bargained for.
Round-up by Tengrain who blogs at Mock, Paper, Scissors. You can follow Tengrain on the Twitters, too. Send tips, requests, and suggestions to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com (with "For MBRU" in the subject line).