Blog for Arizona: A veteran poll watcher explains what election observers can and cannot do.
Blue NC: The Tar Heel State redirects taxpayer dollars to a bible school that discriminates against LGBT students.
Zandar Versus the Stupid: The New York Times paints a dark picture of how it all went wrong for the U.S. in the Middle East.
Booman Tribune: Donald Trump is trying to breathe new life into the GOP's five-decades old Southern Strategy.
Speaking of which, your quote of the day:
"From now on, the Republicans are never going to get more than 10 to 20 percent of the Negro vote and they don't need any more than that." (Nixon strategist Kevin Phillips, 1970.)
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.