Washington Center for Equitable Growth: Ireland’s staggering 26% GDP growth rate may not be a lot of blarney, but it is full of corporate tax avoidance.
Eclectablog: The media largely missed the two connections between Flint’s water and Detroit’s schools. The first is GOP appointed emergency managers. See if you can guess the second.
Informed Comment: Iranian hard-liners want to unblock Twitter to help them beat Saudi Arabia in their online propaganda war.
Feministing: According to the 2016 GOP platform, Republicans want to fight “Radical Islamic terrorism” because it “poses an existential threat” to “LGBT individuals.”
Speaking of which, your quote of the day:
" We are clearly called in the Bible to adhere to our civil authorities. But that conflicts with also our requirement to adhere to God's rules. So when those two come in conflict, God's rules always win." (Marco Rubio, November 25, 2015.)
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.