Mike's Blog Round Up
August 23, 2016

They say that a fortune doesn't change a person, it only unmasks them. Today we look at the economy.

The Rectification of Names read the American Enterprise Institute's cure for wage stagnation. You’ll never guess AEI's suggestion!

Naked Capitalism looks into workplace suicides.

David E's Fablog wants us to follow the money.

Bonus Track: Checking Out Your Shorts gives us an object-lesson on why he will never, Never, NEVER have a gun in his house.

Birthday Party! We congratulate the always excellent World of Crap blog for their 13 years of uninterrupted service! What's that in dog years?

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).

Can you help us out?

For 18 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.

Explore more


We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service for information on our posting policy.